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“Terrible experience :(”
Review of Phi Phi Islands

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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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“Terrible experience :(”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

actually it was a nice island but so little thing to do. i just had a buffet lunch and then go back lol :)
so crowded of tourist because it's a popular destination.
based on my experience,i suggest you not to visit the island on late september. i was suffering so so BADDD while on the speed boat because of an extreme storm. even all of the passangers were ready with the life jackets and the ladies screaming all the time.the wave was crazy and the boat was almost turn upside down and the water came in!.so i swear for God's Sake i wont go there again.haha.
much better you go to James Bond Island.it's a smaller island but very beautiful!
overall I LOVE PHUKET! the people are super nice and polite,the hotels rate are super cheap too. i definately will go back there again ( but not PhiPhi).

Visited September 2013
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“Day snorkelling trip to phi phi a disaster”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Booked a speedboat trip for the day to Phi Phi islands to go snorkelling with On Tour. The boat was overcrowded and uncomfortable with more than the advertised number of people aboard. People had to sit on the esky as there were not enough seats. As it was rough it was very uncomfortable.
Our first stop was Phi Phi Lei for a half hour snorkel. By the time we got into the water it was time to leave. We were surrounded by boats everywhere and went ashore for to a small beach for a swim literally swarming with people. We had a quick look at some monkeys from the boat and a cave then on to Phi Phi Don for lunch along with about 30 other speedboats. Our final stop was for swimming and snorkelling for an hour and a half. The beach was packed, dirty with at least 1500 people. Once we got out past everyone to snorkel there were lovely fish but the whole day was terrible

Visited November 2013
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Singleton, New South Wales, Australia
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“Not what I expected”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Could have given this a miss. Scenery beautiful, Phi Phi itself not so good. Lunch was in a food hall type set up, with high windows and no view, toilets were terrible, was not a place I would hurry back to!

Visited November 2013
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“Tourist trap”
Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

This would be a nice little location but the islands are overflowing with other tourist both on land and the ocean. Beautiful but not worth the visit.

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Walgrave, UK
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“Oh what have we done....”
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I am sure this was once a beautiful island but is overun with daytrippers (of which we were included). It was also wet so perhaps not the best time, but considering it was the end of the rainy season I would hate to see it in high season. I could have filled a large bin bag in less than 5 minutes with the rubbish on the beach. Maya beach is stunning though but we felt that other islands we went to (Tachei) were better as they perhaps do not have the hype of this one. I guess it has to be seen though, as I would have been disappointed if we had not visited - just don't set your hopes too high!

Visited October 2013
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