More of the Phi Phi Islands

On day 3 of being in Phuket. I joined a tour to visit all the surrounding islands of Phuket. This was a must due to the little amount of time I had and the tour covered so much! If you’re on a tight time scale, I definitely recommend taking part in a tour like this. There are so many to choose from too.
With a 7:00am start, we set off from the pier at 9:00am. The tour group had complimentary tea, coffee, toast and biscuits for us. As well as anti-sickness tablets. (They did not work well for me).
Off we went in a speed boat with the first stop being Maya Bay. This has been somewhere I have wanted to visit since being in Thailand so I am glad I had his opportunity. When visiting Maya Bay, you are charged 400baht to get into the island, however, this was included in our tour! Maya Bay was just how I imagined it, looked just like the photos! As I expected, the place was heaving with tourists! At just 10:00, you could hardly move on the sand! This did take away from the experience a bit, but I know when I return next year, it will be earlier on in the year which will be less busy. We explored the jungle area of Maya Bay, it literally felt like something from a movie! It’s easy to see why they filmed The Beach here. Now all I want to do is watch it as soon as I get home!!
After Maya Bay we visited, Viking Cave, Pileh Cove, Monkey Beach and Loh Samah Bay. At Loh Samah Bay, we had the opportunity to go snorkelling! I nearly didn’t do it as I always feel out of my depth in the ocean, but I challenged myself and I’m so glad I did! It was amazing!! Yet again though, the unpredictable weather was as unpredictable as ever! One minute the sun is shining, I’ve got my head underwater looking at the fish, and then I get up and it’s chucking it down with rain! It literally makes no sense, but that’s what I love about monsoon season!
We then got off at Ton Sai Bay for a lunch buffet! They had these amazing peppered potatoes! I love it when I find Western food!
After lunch we headed to Khai Island where I snorkelled some more. There were so many fish, right in the shallow waters. Swimming through them all was amazing! They weren’t phased in the slightest.
These boat tours are really worth it if you don’t have much time and want to see as much as possible! There were a few tours that took you to Khao Phing Kan ‘The James Bond Island’. It looks absolutely incredible and I was gutted we didn’t have time to do this, but definitely next time!

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