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“Phang Nga Bay by speedboat”
Review of Phuket Sail Tours

Phuket Sail Tours
Ranked #2 of 36 Tours in Thalang District
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Phuket Sail Tours is a family run business with over 13 years experience in Phuket, Krabi and Khao Lak. We offer a range of high quality tours to Phi Phi and Phang Nga Bay. We keep the number of guests on each tour low, we do not over crowd our boats. Activities include snorkeling, canoeing, caving, swimming, beach picnics, relaxing and more. All year round. We have sought the best places and know how to avoid the crowds. Our tours can only be booked directly with us, we do not work through any agents. We hope to see you aboard!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
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25 reviews
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“Phang Nga Bay by speedboat”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had a great day out with Sampong, Captain Mark and the crew, we walked through caves and explored on a kayak, visited the Floating village at Koh Pannyi where Sampong explained the history of the Island and we had a delicious lunch. We got to take photos of James Bond Island and we swam on a beach where there were beautiful fish that ate out of our hands. It was an excellent trip.

Visited August 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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“Speechless! ”
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

I booked a tour with Phuket Sail Tours after having a terrible time with one of those tours you book at the vendor stands throughout Phuket. Those people pack you like sardines on their speedboats and you truly get what you pay for. I liked the fact that Phuket Sail Tours limits their passengers to 20 people on their speedboats. On our Phang Nga Bay Tour we were guided by Sunny. OMG...I can't say enough good things about Sunny. He was amazing! It didn't feel like he was our "tour guide." Within minutes he made everyone feel absolutely comfortable. He was charismatic, funny and VERY informative. We all felt like we learned so much more about Thailand and it's culture from him. Not once did we ever feel rushed at any of our stops and he encouraged feedback as to what we wanted to see and do. The fact that they start their tours early in the morning meant that a lot of the sites we visited were empty and not overrun by tourists. We had a beautiful little beach on an island all to ourselves where we got to swim and snorkel for about an hour. This tiny cove beach surrounded by tall cliffs couldn't be more than 100 yards long but every inch of it was beautiful. Funny enough, as we were getting ready to leave that's when the swarm of tourist boats began arriving. PERFECT TIMING! The restaurant where we ate was at a small Muslim floating village and the food was one of the best I've had while in Thailand. We were served all types of food that made us feel like royalty. The food just kept coming and coming. VERY satisfying! Every detail in our tour was covered by Sunny. No one in our group could think of anything that went wrong. It seemed like Sunny was one step ahead of everyone offering us water, soda, fruit, snacks, waterproof bags, beach mats....EVERYTHING! He even walked us to our minibus with umbrellas as it started pouring rain when we got back to the marina. The whole experience was downright perfect! I don't think I would ever go with a different tour company when I return to Thailand. Trust me when I say to avoid the tours sold by the makeshift vendor stands. We couldn't wait for it to end when we booked the cheap tour. We were completely miserable and we all left with a feeling of being cheated. It was so bad that at first we weren't even looking forward to our trip with PST. However, within minutes of arriving at their marina office all that was changed. They had sandwiches, fruit and drinks ready for us. I highly highly HIGHLY recommend Phuket Sail Tours and especially Sunny! Pay the extra bucks and enjoy Thailand with this tour company :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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“Phang Nga Bay and Phi Phi Island tour”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We took both tours based on other recommendations and were very happy.

Captain Mark was very friendly and happy to share some tips. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgable and the boat crew and captain were first class.

The boat was clean and safe and we felt comfortable being out on the open seas.

This tour does come with a premium price to others, however I think money well spent, the other people on the tour are all nice people, either couples, families or friends and this added to the nice experience.

As a couple in our mid 20's the phi phi tour lived up to its promise, It was simply amazing and I would recommend it unreservedly.

The Phang Nga bay tour was good, but we did not enjoy it as much as the Phi Phi (no fault of the tour we just like the snorkelling and beaches of phi phi much more).

The food on the Phang Nga is a highlight, however we didn't really enjoy the village (again our personal preference the bad smell and shanty dwellings isn't really our thing).

Visited August 2014
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Bangi, Malaysia
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“Excellent trip worth the money”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

If a comparison is to be made between Phuket Sail Tours and other companies based on price ONLY, you'll find it to be on the higher side. But if you compare the package as a whole, the people on board, the food, the staff and the overall experience, you'll find the price is a steal. Excellent!

Visited August 2014
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Herts, UK
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A great day tour, highly recommended”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

It wasn't the cheapest tour of the bay, but certainly provided the most, with a nice number of people, good staff, relaxed nicely paced and a nice mix of activities that kept everyone in the family happy. I booked the tour based on the impression of quality gained from other tripadvisor reviews and feel exactly the same. Speaking to other people who went on other tours I'm sure we made the right choice

Visited July 2014
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