Phang Nga Bay is a classic Southeast Asian bay - bright jade water, limestone pinnacles and all. A large part of it has been protected as a national park. 

Notable islands in Phang Nga Bay include the so-called James Bond Island (it's featured in The Man with the Golden Gun) and Koh Panyee, where you can visit a fishing community built out on stilts across the water. Bear in mind that this community is a Muslim one, so dress modestly.

You can take tours that will drop you at various beaches to swim and snorkel and take you to James Bond Island and Koh Panyee; you can also canoe.

Practical Info

Phang Nga Bay is in the Andaman Sea, between Phuket and the mainland of Southern Thailand. You can hire longtail boats from north Phuket, but probably the easiest way to reach it is on a tour.

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Canoe Cave Explorer Phang Nga Bay Tour from Phuket

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Canoe through the idyllic scenery of Phang Nga Bay on this day trip from Phuket. This national marine park is dotted with dozens of islands, limestone cliffs ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $116.02

Phang Nga Bay Tour from Krabi

Phang Nga Bay is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in southern Thailand, Krabi is located some 497 miles from Bangkok. To the West it's bound on ...  Read more

Location: Krabi, Thailand
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $100.55

Phang Nga Bay Tour by Speed Boat from Phuket

Travel by speed boat to Phang Nga Bay through the emerald waters filled with more than 100 islands and rocky, limestone outcrops. Visit James Bond Island, ...  Read more

Location: Phuket, Thailand
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.15

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