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Address: Phuket, Thailand
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Phang Nga Bay Island Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Lunch from Phuket

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Floating village is a different experience

Very different experience. You will see full society established on an island. restaurants, shopping, homes, schools, mosque, Basket ball and football court , museum and what not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Mahak_Travelling
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very different experience. You will see full society established on an island. restaurants, shopping, homes, schools, mosque, Basket ball and football court , museum and what not. If you are open to eating anything , this place will provide you all options.

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Melbourne, Australia
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456 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Okay, I've noticed that a lot of people have said that this place is a dump – and it's true. This is probably why my tour guide (Sexy Moo Moo) told us not the venture beyond the restaurant. It was a shame because I really wanted to have a bit of a nosy around, but we did get a cruise... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as part of our Phang Nga Bay boat trip. The story behind how these people originally settled here is very interesting. Whilst a lot of the reviews are pretty negative, you need appreciate this place for how it came about and what it is. This community relies on tourism for its existence. We found it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Part of our tour was a stop at this floating village for lunch. Built on stilts over filth. If your thinking Vienna Italy it's on the compete opposite end of the scale. The living conditions are poor and basic hygiene lacking. I understand it's a unique environment but that doesn't make it ok. The people are rude. They rely on... More 

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Amphoe Muang Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Having been living on Phuket for many years and being an adventurous traveller around Thailand, I can rate this place as aweful. It has transformed into a totally touristic destination in the worst sense of this word. Same identical overpriced souvenirs throughout the village, smelly, dirty and no authentic local life. Everything is focused on tourists, nothing to look at... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Koh Panyi was an interesting stop on our day excursion. We booked a tour to James Bond Island from Phuket, which included a kayaking guided tour and a stop at Koh Panyi. It's a pretty cool floating village, but it's solely dependent on tourism. Our stop included a buffet lunch, which wasn't bad. Not a place I would have chosen... More 

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Kedah, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Its amazing how they leave in this small yet clean island. We eat lunch here and its very good. Plus the foods here is halal. Its a very nice visit to me. And the journey to this island by boat are so relaxing.. love it.

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Phuket, Thailand
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A nice place to visit and on often joined to a visit to James Bond Island - most of the trips on offer here are for Join In trips via taxi and Longtail boats.... I have done several private charters to this area in Phang Nga Bay on a 52ft Coastal Cruiser which was great fun, me and a few... More 

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Patong, Thailand
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have done the "James Bond Island" day trip from Phuket numerous times, and the last number of times I simply asked our boat man to pass this island. Something you can just do if it is only your group on the boat, and the boat guy is prepared to give up his free meal kickback for bringing you there.... More 

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Songkhla Province, Thailand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

From Hat Yai, Songkla by the team of Prince of Songkla University's Halal Institute, almost 500 kms 8 hrs drive, to Phuket we look and like what and where there are along. In current highway maps you can alternatively choice many shortstops as Phuttalung coffee break, Trang lunch,Krabi ice-cream, Phang Nga seafood and Andaman sea sunset arrival( vs Siam Gulf... More 

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