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Hong Islands

Krabi province, Thailand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Islands
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We visited Hong Island as part of a full day excursion on a speedboat. Some people on our speedboat elected not to do the canoe tour, they definitely missed out. The canoes are rowed by guides which are completely separate to the speedboat. They line up waiting for you to board them. This was easily done. But would not be... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We did a day trip to the Hong Islands and enjoyed it as a day out. The Islands are quite beautiful, but what really struck me was how dirty the waters were. They and the island are littered with rubbish. It's a shame, but it's clearly not just down to tourists to maintain the Islands. The authorities also need to... More

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Ao Nang, Thailand
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Ko Hong is in my opinion the best of the islands around Ao Nang. You can take a longtail boat out there from Ao Nang. Start by sailing around the island and a trip into the lagoon and spend a few hours on the large beach. 300 baht per piece. person. If you want to save that, there are a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I'm lucky enough 2 have gone to Phi Phi a few times & if yr priority is snorkelling its still great ...the crowds at "The Beach" though were crazy it is been loved to death....so Hong Island was a pleasant change of pace quiet & beautiful landscape ..cleaner than we expected some of the first recycling bins etc we had... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We did a sunset tour with the fantastic John Gray's Sea Canoe people. Just amazing. Beautiful, sheer, limestone islands that are hollow inside. We kayaked under and into them with our guide. It was calm, gentle, spiritual. We stopped and played on upturned canoes with the crew and passengers. We made gorgeous floral offerings to the gods of the sea,... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We (I, my wife and my children) bought a day tour to visit 3 islands in Krabi, and Hong Island is the highlight of the trip. We stay at a hotel in Ao Nang, and a van driver came to pick up us about 9 o’clock to the company private pier. Then, tour guides explained about safety and our schedule... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

we rented our own longtail boat at 2500 baht from the boat ticketing at aonang town, and got out to hong islands around 2pm in the afternoon. most tours take place in the morning, so when we arrived, everyone else was leaving for the day. for awhile, the whole island was ours! :) the downside, perhaps, was that the tides... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Visited in September 2012 Moonsoon Season; However the day went there i 'm luckily meets good weather condition; Around 2 Hour by speedboat from Rasada pier Phuket or 1 Hr 30 mins or less from Ao Nang Krabi pier; These "Hong Island" meaning named from the valley space inside an island circular mountain; There are the pure white sand (but... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Visited here as the main stop of a half day speedboat tour. The beach, water & rock structures together made the place amazing. Sand was soft and white and water was clear and quite shallow. Only downside is that the tide crept up quickly throughout the morning and by 11:30 a.m. there was no beach left. An early start would... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I only picked Hong Islands because it comes with kayaking as an option. However, despite paying for this option, i was still let down by Barracudas Tour which promised me kayaking only to tell me when we reached there that water too choppy sir...the rest of the islands was really boring, sadly. If you only have time for one island... More

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