How far is Phang Nga Bay from Phuket?

How far is Phang Nga Bay from Phuket?

The distance between Phuket and Phang Nga Bay is 50 km.

What is Phang Nga Bay known for?

While Phang Nga Bay is rich in folklore, it is most widely famed for the hauntingly beautiful limestone karsts that jut out of the sea, many resembling unfinished clay vessels upon a potter’s wheel.

How do I get from Phuket Airport to Phang Nga Bay?

There is no direct connection from Phuket Airport (HKT) to Phang Nga Bay. However, you can take the bus to Thalang Temple, take the drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the Speedboat to Koh Yao Noi, then take the travel to Phang Nga Bay.

How do you get from Phang Nga Bay to Bangkok?

There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Phang Nga Bay by plane, car, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK – HKT.
  2. Drive from Thalang Temple to Phuket Bang Rong Pier.
  3. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi.
  4. Travel from Koh Yao Noi to Phang Nga Bay.

Is James Bond Island closer to Phuket or Krabi?

James Bond Island is the opposite. It is closer to go from Phuket than Krabi, therefore it is cheaper to take a tour from Phuket.

Where to see Phang Nga Bay in Phuket?

James Bond Island and Koh Panyee are just 2 of the more famous spots in this bay. By far the best means of enjoying the spectacular scenery, with only brief encounters with the tourist crowds at James Bond and Koh Panyee, is by taking boat trips from the northern end of Phuket.

Where to see the Milky Way in Phuket?

Located on a hilltop just a 30-minute drive from Phuket, it provides stunning views over the limestone islets of Phang Nga Bay and, being far enough away from civilization to avoid light pollution, the Milky Way is even visible some nights. The view is a breathtaking 180-degree eastward panorama, making it particularly striking at sunrise.

When does the sun rise in Phang Nga Bay?

You look out to a chain of islands stretching out of sight to both the left and right in the waters of Phang Nga Bay, across about 1.6 km of mangroves. The sun rises between the limestone karsts around 5.30am to 6am, depending on the time of year.

Why was Phang Nga Bay called James Bond Island?

James Bond Island, also called Koh Ta-pu (‘Nail Island’ in Thai), first found its way onto the international map through its starring role in the James Bond movie, The Man with the Golden Gun (1974). And this is where most tours seem to take all of the tourists – all at the same time.