Create Your Own | Phi Phi Islands Private Longtail Boat Experience: From Phi Phi [Package D]
Per Adult / (Kids Go Free):
The wooden Longtail boat is traditional in southern Thailand and there is no better way to explore the Phi Phi Islands that on your own private charter! On our most flexible private boat tour you take total control; choosing where you’ll visit, how long you’ll spend at sea, where to start your tour, what you want for lunch and whether you’d like to bring along a private tour guide, or if you’d rather be shown around by our native boat captain! The choice is yours!
Important Notice: This tour is leaving from Phi Phi Don Island itself (not from Phuket). You must have at least one nights accommodation booked on Koh Phi Phi to be eligible for this tour.
Charter you own traditional Thai boat around the Phi Phi Islands and experience the charm these wooden boats offer. Immerse yourself in nature with stunning coves, bays, lagoons, beaches & wildlife while cruising the islands. Our most flexible boat tour is great value for money, customise your trip and pay only for the service you want. There’s a 1,500THB base cost, then it’s 600THB per hour + 500THB per person. Under 12’s travel free, Thai lunch included.
We pride ourselves on showing visitors the real Phi Phi Islands! On a private tour, have the opportunity to get off the beaten track as well as seeing the famous beaches. Add some exclusivity to your day, avoid crowds, have a boat to yourself and see what you otherwise wouldn’t see on a regular tour.
Snorkelling is included with equipment provided. In the blue lagoon you’ll spot parrot fish and there is even a chance to see Turtles and Reef Sharks around beautiful Phi Phi Leh. There’s also plenty of beaches and sightseeing spots to explore. Wherever you choose to visit you’re guaranteed to see some of the most beautiful places in South-East Asia.
Take full control of your private boat tour. Choose the places which you’d like to stop at, and we’ll plan your tour route to visit your stops at the best possible times. Planning a custom tour route with the goal of avoid crowds as best as possible, while taking tide times into consideration. You can also set which hours you’d like to be out on the water, between 6am – 7pm. Catch the sunrise or the sunset from the boat if desired.
Our private longtail boats are piloted by by our cheerful native boat captains, it’s a real skill to pilot a longtail boat and you’ll be in safe hands! Our boat captains are all native to Krabi and Phi Phi Island so they know the waters better than anyone else, they can speak pretty good broken English! But there is also an option to have an English speaking Thai national guide come along, if you’d like!
For guests staying in the main town we’ll meet up at our tour shop, docking your private boat at the nearest beach possible (dependant on tides). For guests staying on on the northern side of Phi Phi you’ll either need a taxi boat to reach us, or you can choose to include hotel collection service and let us come to you.
A mouth-watering Thai lunch is included, (or choose to stop at our beach restaurant). You’ll find an ice-chest on board, stocked with drinking water, and fresh fruits; which will be sliced and served during the tour, to replenish your energy. Alcoholic drinks are not provided but you are welcome to bring you own to store in the chiller.
Places We Can Visit
Choose to stop at the places you want to see the most. You can stay longer at the places you enjoy, and move on from each location in your own time. Love or Hate the Monkeys, the choice to stop there is yours! Choose from 12 incredible destinations when booking. But keeping flexible, you can change your mind before the tour, even changing the route mid-tour if you spot somewhere you’d like to check-out and stop at.
We recommend to choose one spot per hour on tour, choose from; Monkey Beach | Viking Cave | Pilleh Blue Lagoon | Nui Beach | Loh Samah, Maya Bay/Maya Beach (National Park) | Wang Long Cove | Long Beach | Bamboo Island (National Park) | Runtee & Loh Moo Dee Beach | Shark Point | Glowing Plankton Night-Swim. These locations are on the coasts of either Phi Phi Don or Phi Phi Leh Island. We can make stops at some of the lesser know, and un-named beaches and coves as we pass through- making your private tour that little bit more unique.
We recommend a six-hour charter as the ideal amount of time. But you can choose to spend anywhere between three to eight hours. To catch the sunrise, which is usually the quietest time, it’s best to leave at 6am. If you want to catch the sunset; that’s at around 6:30pm.
- Your own private use of our traditional Thai Longtail. Piloted by our local boat captain, choose between 3 to 8 hours.
- Bottled drinking water, fresh seasonal fruits, soft drinks and a chiller box of ice on the boat.
- Delicious Thai lunch including a selection of Fried Rice, Chicken Satay’s, Phad Thai and Spring Rolls. (Vegetarian options are also available).
- Sanitised mask and snorkelling equipment.
- Cash if you’d like to visit a National Park. National Park Fees cost 400 Baht which must be paid on tours visiting Maya Bay and/or Bamboo Island; it’s optional to stop here. You pay once if visiting both parks.
- Sun block and beach towels.