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Hong Island beachFish in the shallowsThe lagoon at Koh Hong

Hong Islands tour by longtail boat

3 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

700 ฿ (adult) / 500 ฿ (child)

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Product Description

  • AVAILABILITY: Daily, all year round.
  • MODE OF TRANSPORT: Longtail boat
  • APPROXIMATE TIMING: 09.00 – 16.00
  • Itinerary: This basic tour will take you to the main islands in the Hong group. On the way, you will stop at the rock island of Koh Daeng, in front of which is a large reef, with hard and soft coral, and plenty of fish. The second stop will be Koh Lahding, also known as Paradise Island, in a beautiful sandy cove that is home to a group of birds’ nest collectors. More snorkeling can be done here, close to the beach.

    Travel on to Koh Hong, with its twin bays of white powdery sand. A buffet lunch is served at picnic tables, and then the afternoon is completely at your leisure to relax, sunbathe, swim or explore a short nature trail. There will also be a cruise into the large lagoon at the centre of the island, that gives it its name (Hong = room or chamber in Thai), scheduled to fit in with the tides on the day.

    Expected group size: 10 – 40 pax, depending on the day and time of year. Note: the larger the group, the larger the boat provided.

    Important: This trip includes 2 open water snorkeling stops of around 30 minutes. It is possible to stay on the boat during this time. Please wear a life jacket if not a confident swimmer. There are also fish that can be seen in the shallow water around Hong beach, which is good for children who are not able to snorkel. Travel time to Koh Hong is around 45 minutes.

    NOTE: since 18 June 2015, customers on island-hopping tours that stop at beaches with ranger stations are subject to pay National Park entry fees. For Koh Hong, the rate is 300 THB per adult and 150 THB per child, payable in cash on the day of travel and not included in your ticket price.

    Further reading:
    More info on the Hong Islands.
    General info on booking tours via this website.

    Last updated: September 19, 2016

    Included in tour price:
    • Round trip hotel transfers (from certain areas - see "Pick Up Info" for more details)
    • Buffet lunch (Thai dishes with rice)*
    • Fruit; bottled drinking water; soft drinks (soda)
    • Masks and snorkels**
    • Life jackets**
    • Licensed local guide
    • Basic accident insurance
    • *all food provided is Halal; other diets (e.g. vegetarian) available on request.
      **adult and older child sizes only (7+)
    What to bring:
    • Cash for National Park entry fee (300 THB / adult and 150 THB / child)
    • Camera
    • Swimming gear and / or change of clothes
    • Appropriate footwear (e.g. rubber flip flops or Crocs)
    • Adequate sun protection (cream, glasses hat)
    • Beach towel
    • Splashproof or waterproof bag
    • Your own snacks (if required)
    • Infant and young children's flotation vests (if required)
    PICK UP TIMES AND PLACES:

    Krabi Town @ 08.00 (+ 100 baht) || Tubkaek & Klong Muang @ 08.00 (+ 100 baht) || Ao Nam Mao @ 08.15 || Ao Nang @ 08.30 - 09.00

    Unless stated, round trip hotel transfers from the areas above are included in the ticket price (please select the supplement if applicable). If your hotel is not in one of the listed pick up areas, or you are staying in Centara Grand, you will need to come to a convenient meeting point within the zone (further directions will be provided following booking). For further info about pick-up, see also "What to expect on a group tour".

    1 review for Hong Islands tour by longtail boat

    1. 3 out of 5

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      Just ok. It’s a pretty basic trip (we saw the same one for sale here for 700 Bahts per person, but with a different company). The journey there is quite long and the islands are crowded. Recommend “4 Islands” over this one.

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