Khao Phing Kan

Price Range

712

Reviews

4.6

Overview

Want to enjoy the beauty of the sea and the forest together? You must visit the island. Khao Phing Kan aka James Bond Island is a forested island in Thailand. The island is located about 3 miles from the mainland. The depth of seawater on the beach is only 2-3 meters and many small caves can be seen here. 

The island is 690 feet long in the west and 460 feet long in the east. The island was not well known in 1986. It was only known as a tribal area. A song from the James Bond movie was shot on the island in 1981, and since the movie's release, the island has been known and turned into a tourist destination. As the island became more and more popular, it became a popular part of the Ao Fang Nga Marine National Park.

 

 

Why is it famous?

This place is usually popular for various movies. Bollywood, Tollywood, Hollywood movies have been shot here which has attracted people to see the beauty of the island. The island is surrounded by other calm seas that can captivate anyone. Another nice thing about it is that there is a forest here. There are various shops selling corals, oysters, crabs, and various marine items.

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Monday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Tuesday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Wednesday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Thursday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Friday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm
  • Saturday : 06:00 am to 08:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Flight : First, you have to get off at Bangkok Airport and from there go to Phuket or Krabi. You can get there by plane or by bus.
  • By Bus : You must take the bus from Phuket and Krabi to Phang Nga. It takes 2 hours to get there and costs TBH 100
  • By Boat : From there you have to take a boat to Khao Phing Kan. The cost to get there by boat is THB 1500 to 2000.

 

Ticket Pricing

  • Individual : Rs 712 (300 baht)

Things to do

Swimming: The water around this island is low and very clear. As a result, you can enjoy swimming here. And in its clear waters, you can find a variety of marine life. Some people also offer swimming facilities here. If needed, you can enjoy that benefit by spending a certain amount of money.

Boating: You can enjoy boating at James Bond Island. Here you can roam the island with your family by boat. Boats for hire are available here if you want to go boating. It is one of the most interesting places in Thailand.

Photoshoot: You can take pictures with your whole family here. You can re-act the best scenes of the film shot in this place. There are many more small islands around this island. All Visitors enjoy and want to photoshoot all of the small islands around Khao Phing Kan.

Kayaking: You can choose kayaking here to enjoy the beauty here and wait here to enjoy the sunset view. This place is very beautiful and full of natural beauty. The island is surrounded by beaches that are always flooded by seawater.

 

 

Recommendations Dos and Don’ts

  • Thai people like to sing their national anthem twice a day. When you see them singing their national anthem, you have to respect it despite being a foreigner.
  • When you enter a house or a temple here, you have to take off your shoes and enter.
  • You can't show any disrespect about the Thai royal family.
  • When you go somewhere by taxi, you have to pay for the taxi meter first, otherwise, you will not be able to travel by taxi.

Address

Khao-Phing Kan, Krasom, Takua Thung District, Phang-nga, Thailand

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FAQs

1199 THB i.e Rs 2842 is the cost of Khao Phing Kan.
The water here is never frozen so you can come here for a trip at any time of the year. However, November to February is the best time to visit and other times of the year are not suitable for visiting.
This Island is also known as James Bond Island, As it appeared in 1974's James Bond movie named The Man with the Golden Gun.
The placer is worth a visit. If you want to enjoy the pleasant weather of a calm sea then this place is definitely for you. This is the place that will catch your attention when you see scenes in different movies.
It was filmed inBangkok and Phang Nga Bay near Phuket.James Bond attended a boxing match in Ratchadamnoen Boxing Stadium in Pom Prap Sattru Phai District.
Of course, we would suggest you hire a guide here. Because this place is far away from the main city of Bangkok and to get there you have to take the help of different vehicles. So if you don't take the guide with you, you will face many problems.
Though there is no direct connection from Phuket to Khao Phing Kan but you can take the Speedboat to Koh Yao Noia and then travel to Khao Phing.
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