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“Very busy but great snorkling”
Review of Khai Nok Island

Khai Nok Island
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Khai Nok & Khai Nui Island Excursion with Lunch
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Khai Nok Island was the last part of our Phi Phi Island tour as it is close to Phuket harbour. The island is beautiful however all of the day trips end up here so it is extremely busy, shade is also hard to come by so paying 100 Baht for a shaded deck chair is a must, the snorkling here is fantastic so get in the water and explore the coral.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Beauty of island is lost by over crowding. It does not have to offer much to tourists apart from some shops and seafood. Water is clear so you may do snorkelling but only if the sea is not rough! For sitting on a chair, they charge you 100 Baht which is too much! Not recommended for visit.

1  Thank SarathSubash
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I booked a half day 'snorkelling experience's first stop was Khao nai..... If you are looking for a small island jam packed of tourists doing the same thing and full of litter and destroyed coral then come here! Snorkelling was not even possible and no nature could be found. Next up was Kai Nui, you can't go on the island and have the opportunity to go in the deeper sea to snorkel.... This was good but only one type of fish to be seen, the water is also not very clear so unless the fish are right infront of your goggles you see nothing.
The last stop was Kai Nok.... Again over run with tourists.... Seems that all the boats go pretty much at the same time to these islands and there are hoards of people. Again snorkelling was possible but only for a small amount of time... And again the same fish (one species) that you saw in Khai Nui....

The speedboat was overcrowded and there really was too many passengers aboard in my opinion.....if you don't mind a stranger practically sitting on your lap for the journey then book this tour.

The one highlight was meeting a lovely Thai guy called Astrai (sounds like Ashly) who was attentive and had good conversation, he understood our disappointment.

To top it off on the journey back .... As if we didn't pay enough for this 'experience' out comes a tip box suggesting everyone tips 100bht .... As if.

1  Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went on October 4 with Phuket Island Hopper. They have a speedboat that takes about 15 minutes from Phuket to get to Khai Nok and Khai Nui. We stopped first at Khai Nui, but could only snorkel there as people are not allowed to set foot on the island. The coral at Khai Nui is all broken and in terrible shape. Then we went to Khai Nok where we joined tourist hoardes on this little island. We were escorted to a hut where we had to pay $100 bhat per person to get a deck chair. The views were pretty but the hoardes of people made it a less appealing. When we entered the water, the same broken coral and unhealthy looking reef was all around. There are fish in the water, but they only come because people are feeding them to lure them in.

We booked a full day tour and so this included lunch and snacks. There is a half day tour and I think this would have been better for all of us. The kids enjoyed the day, but they got a bit burned from a full day in the sun. I would not come again. I would book a trip further out in order to escape the tourists hoardes.

Thank Lawrence S
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This was our 4th trip to Phuket so we had done all the "popular tours"
This tour with Phuket PH Tour was excellent. The staff were very professional and caring.
If you expand the photo you can see the itinerary.
Lunch was basic but fresh.
I could have stayed on Khai NOK Island the beach was perfect.
Really enjoyed this day.

Thank Linsim
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