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“Stunning scenery... very crowded”
Review of Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Islands
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$84.65*
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Phi Phi Island Adventure Day Trip by Speedboat from Phuket with Lunch
Ranked #9 of 100 things to do in Krabi Town
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Stunning scenery... very crowded”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

The beaches, waters, trees and landscape are all stunning - what a beautiful world we live in.
But the day we went, everywhere was packed! Especially the beach made famous by the film, "The Beach". There were people everywhere and sadly, they were dropping their litter everywhere too :(
I would recommend a trip to see these gorgeous islands and beaches around Koh Phi Phi but just bear in mind, there will be crowds!

Visited March 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“So worth your money!”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

If you have realistic expectations of your Phi Phi Island tour then you are going to have a very enjoyable experience. Obviously it's going to be busy, with people everywhere. Also you aren't going to be snorkelling over the most colourful reefs. And if you don't check the weather forecast you could end up experiencing it on a cloudy, wet, rough day. But if you do your homework first, check the weather, and book on a sunny day your going to love it. Seriously you wouldn't be able to experience something like that for that price in many other places. It's absolutely stunning, and for what, 3000 something Baht?!? We booked with Andaman Sea Tours and went by speedboat, it was the highlight of our Thailand trip.

Visited October 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“1998 visit”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Beautiful nature. No superficial. Not explored. Fish in all the colors, amazing snorkeling! I think now it's not the same as it was back then. There was no hotels and almost no restaurants there.

Visited November 2012
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Karratha, Australia
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“PHI PHI Island by Andaman Sea Tours”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

This trip was excellent, the staff the boat the lunch all fabullous, We got to see the most amazing scenery in a safe environment. Loved the snorkelling. Thank you so much Andaman Sea tours and also Ms Vanessa from Phuket Venture Ltd for organising this for us!

Visited October 2013
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Kigali, Rwanda
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“do not waste your time”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

to briefly echo the sentiments of most other travellers who have had the unfortunate experience of taking a speed boat day trip to phi phi; if you are reading this and considering doing this trip, please do not waste your time and money. The tour operators are too greedy for money to cancel the trips which puts the safety of all onboard at risk. We endured an entire day of being smashed around a speed boat, a Greek gentleman dislocated his shoulder and most other people vomitted and cried out of terror the entire time! If you wish to see phi phi (which has been raped and pillaged by tourism) then take a ferry unless you wish you sit with pools of vomit around your feet all day. The snorkeling would have been nice if it wasnt for the hundreds of other boats. Much of the coral has begun to die. Monkey island was cruel. People throwing junk food at the animals to make them swim. Phi phi beach would have been nice maybe 10 years ago but is now a joke. The lunch is barely edible. Quite frankly, the whole of Thailand is a disgrace!

Visited October 2013
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