Krabi has the best natural scenery in all of Thailand with its stunning coastline and offshore islands. It is easy to hire a speedboat or Family Island Cheats to enjoy a day of exciting island hopping.
Krabi boasts 132 islands under its jurisdiction and the large majority of these islands are deserted. Ao Nang beach in Krabi is a spring board to islands hopping tours. You can buy longtail boat tickets at Ao Nang beach for your island hopping tours.
The ‘Four Islands’ tour
The Four Island Tour consist of trips to local islands namely Chicken island, Poda island and Tub island. These islands makes picture perfect memories. You will also see the beautiful Phra Nang Bay on Railay peninsula. This beach is inaccessible by road as it is surrounded by limestone cliffs. Phra Nang Bay is considered to be one of the most beautiful beach in the world.
This is a five-island Hong Island tour, which visits four beautiful islands in a pristine part of the Tharnbok Khoranee National Marine Park. ‘Hong’ in Thai which translates to room in English. This “island of rooms” is a perfect escape away from Krabi mainland. There is also a slightly enclosed lagoon in the middle of Hong island which is tranquil and has turquoise water. Hong island is truly a desert island paradise renowned for its breath-taking beauty, shallow coral reefs and fine sandy beaches.
Phi Phi Islands
It is highly recommended to take one full day trip to the Phi Phi Islands from Ao Nang beach. Phi Phi Islands consist of Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Ley which form part of the Hat Noppharat Thara – Koh Phi Phi National Park and is considered ‘the jewels of the Andaman Sea’.
Phi Phi Islands are located south west of Krabi, these breathtakingly beautiful islands exhibit lovely coral gardens and deep reefs, perfect for diving and snorkeling. Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay were shooting locations for Leonardo Dicaprio’s film “The Beach” movie. The journey takes only forty five minutes by speedboat and one hour by longtail boat from Ao Nang beach.