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Railay: 4 Islands Sunset & Night Snorkel

1. Railay: 4 Islands Sunset & Night Snorkel

Head to Railay Beach, one of the most popular beaches in all of Thailand surrounded by lush jungle and huge limestone formations. Take a traditional Thai boat to Poda Island, home to white sand beaches surrounded by limestone cliffs. During the voyage, glimpse the beautiful Tup Island formed by white sand that connects to Chicken Island when the tide goes down. Marvel at the stunning sandbars and crystal clear waters. Stop on Poda Island for some delicious traditional Thai food. Sail to Koh Sii Island which is considered one of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the Ao Nang area. Dive into the waters to enjoy great visibility and see hard and soft coral. Enjoy the rich underwater life including tropical fish such as Nemo fish, butterfly fish, barracudas, puffer fish, and more. Next, sail to Phranang beach and stop for a small snack. Explore the famous Phranang Cave, famous for a large number of phallic carvings made in honor of the fertility goddess. Sit and watch one of the best sunsets in Thailand. On the way to Ao Nang, stop for some night snorkeling and the opportunity to swim amongst the bioluminescent plankton which is a wonderful and unforgettable experience. Return to the Ao Nang area at around 8 or 8.30 PM. 

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Krabi: Private Luxury Long Tail Boat to the 4 Islands

2. Krabi: Private Luxury Long Tail Boat to the 4 Islands

Choose from either the Early Bird Tour which departs at 5:30 AM, or the Afternoon Sunset Tour which departs at 12:30 PM.  For the Early Bird option, escape the crowds of tourists and discover the beautiful 4 Islands with no one around. Catch sight of the spectacular sunrise while you set sail to the first destination, Phra Nang Beach. Phra Nang Beach is next to Railay Beach and commands an enviable location on the tip of the bay looking out on the emerald expanse of the Andaman Sea. Discover Phra Nang Cave, which has a spirit house dedicated to the goddess of the Andaman Sea. The wooden spirit house is worshiped by the local fisherman community and offerings of wooden phallic symbols or lingams are placed throughout the cave. At your next stop, enjoy the opportunity to snorkel in crystal clear water and maybe also witness the amazing 'Talae Waek', or 'parting sea'. At low tide, a long sandbar will emerge connecting Ko Tup to Chicken Island and Ko Mor, which allows you to walk from one island to another. In front of Chicken Island, see an island with a unique rock formation that looks like a chicken's head. Explore the area with the snorkeling equipment provided and find many tropical fish. Next, hop back on your luxury long tail boat and head towards Ko Poda, a paradise island with powder white sand and crystal clear turquoise water where you will see many sergeant and piper fish. In front of the island, you will also see the iconic limestone formation which stands tall in the middle of the ocean and offers a great photo opportunity. After this great escape to paradise, head back to Ao Nang where you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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From Krabi: 4 Islands Snorkeling Tour by Speed Boat

3. From Krabi: 4 Islands Snorkeling Tour by Speed Boat

Spend the day island hopping and exploring white sand beaches in this 4-island tour. Cruise through crystal waters and dive below the surface to discover the area's rich marine life. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the beautiful Koh Poda Island. The day begins with pick up from designated hotels in Krabi. Head to the dock and sail off to Phra Nang Cave, known as the house of a princess spirit worshipped by the local fisherman. Inaccessible by road, Phra Nang Cave Beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful strips of sand in the world. Continue to Tup Island, one of Thailand’s hidden gems. As the tide recedes the white sand and limestone beach appears, revealing a hidden path from Tup to neighboring Chicken island. Journey to Koh Poda Island and enjoy a picnic lunch with seasonal fresh fruits and water. Relax on the beach or hit the waves in search of tropical fish and marine life.  Last but not least, stop at Chicken Island, named after its distinctive chicken-like rock formation. Explore the beach and enjoy panoramic views of the Krabi coastline in the background. After a day full of fun in the sun, return to Krabi, arriving back at your hotel by approximately 3:00 PM.

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Krabi: 4 Islands Private Trip by Speedboat

4. Krabi: 4 Islands Private Trip by Speedboat

Relax on 4 beautiful islands in the Andaman Sea on a private day trip by speedboat from Krabi. Tailor your own timetable for each island to enjoy a unique experience. Benefit from pickup at your hotel, and then climb aboard the boat at Nopparat Thara Pier. Set sail for Tup Island, where you can go for a swim or take a leisurely walk along the sandbar of Talay Waek. Continue to Chicken Island to snorkel with the magnificent marine life and marvel at the tropical fish up close. Sail to Poda Island to enjoy a picnic lunch and relax on a beautiful white sand beach. End your adventure at Railay Beach, where a guide will take you on a tour of the famous cave shrine to a princess spirit at Phra Nang Beach. Get some time to swim and top up your tan before cruising back to the pier before getting dropped off at your hotel.

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Krabi: 4 Islands & Hong Islands Private Speedboat Charter

5. Krabi: 4 Islands & Hong Islands Private Speedboat Charter

Enjoy a private trip Hong Islands and 4 Islands (Separated sea and Poda Islands) with a private speedboat charter service. Relax with hotel pick-up service from 8 AM and create your own timetable for each island. After check-in at Nopparattara Beach, make your way to Phranang Cave. At Phranang Cave Beach, your guide will show you the famous cave inhabited by a princess spirit. This beach is also ideal for sunbathing and swimming. Take photos of the sandbar at Pakbia and Rai Island  and continue to Lading Island for swimming and snorkeling. Go through Hong lagoon, completely surrounded by cliffs, for a spectacular experience. There is also a beautiful lagoon with crystal green emerald water. Enjoy lunch at the beach of Hong Island. In the afternoon, you can relax by swimming or lying on sandy beach under the shade of trees as you wish. The speedboat will then bring you to Separated sea or Tup Island for a swim or a casual walk along the sandbar. After enjoying the beautiful scenery, spend time exploring and snorkeling on Chicken Island. Next, the boat will take you to Poda Island, where you will enjoy your lunch and spend time relaxing on this beautiful white sand beach. Swim and sunbathe before your journey back to the pier and transfer back to your hotel.  

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Krabi: Private 4-Island Sunset Tour with Dinner

6. Krabi: Private 4-Island Sunset Tour with Dinner

You will be picked up at midday directly from your hotel lobby before heading to the starting point at Nopparat Thara Pier in Ao Nang. From there you'll depart on a premium speed boat and cruise to the famous 4 Islands Archipelago. The first stop will be at Ko Tup, an offshore island with panoramic views of the Krabi coastline as its backdrop. At low tide, a sandbar emerges linking Tup Island with Chicken Island as well as the smaller Mor Island. This unique occurrence is commonly referred to as Talay Waek, meaning "divided sea". You'll cruise slowly past Koh Kai, which got its name from a bizarre rock formation resembling the head of a chicken. Escape reality and leave the crowds behind with a stop at Koh Ya Wa Sam, where hordes of visitors are replaced by serenity and relaxation. This secret island is the ideal snorkeling spot, complete with a beautiful coral reef and colorful fish. On the way to Poda Island you will have the opportunity to snorkel in deep water around Koh Tan Ming Island, a small rocky outcrop just in front of Koh Poda. You will have plenty of time to explore the largest island of the group, despite its area being no more than a kilometer in diameter. Covered with palm and pine trees and almost entirely encircled by a soft white sand beach, it is a stunning tropical getaway. The last stop will be to the Phra Nang Cave Beach, which is complete with powdery sand and crystal clear waters. It is ranked among Asia's top ten beaches and offers spectacular limestone cliffs with staggering stalagmites and stalactites. On the edge of Phra Nang Beach, a cave has been dedicated to a princess goddess of the sea named Phra Nang. According to legend, she was an Indian princess who was killed in a shipwreck. Before the sun sets you'll feast on a romantic Thai-style BBQ dinner on the beach whilst watching the spectacular amber sky over the ocean horizon. You'll enjoy this unique moment before heading back to the pier, from where the driver will bring you back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Ko Poda

Super good organization for this outing of the 4 islands, with 2 really adorable guides Stéphane and Sakee !!! We had a great day, unlimited drinks in the boat ... fresh fruit after the snorkeling and meal served on the beach, delicious We saw magnificent landscapes and the icing on the cake is the night snorkeling, magic ! Super excursion and in addition in French, which is the 1st time of all our group excursions and it is super appreciable, thank you Stéphane !!!

Very enjoyable day out with lots included during the day Island hopping with plenty of time to have a swim and snorkel at each stop off delicious lunch on Poda Island after a great time snorkeling. Sunset on railay beach was beautiful then the night snorkeling with the plankton was an amazing experience. Thanks to our guides Chris and Oliver for a great day out keep up the good work.

Everything was perfect. Our tour guide was amazing, very happy and cheerful all the time. Explained all details very well and made us feel welcomed. The lunch was just amazing, great thai food very tasty. Also they offer a snack and loads of fresh drinks all the time. Snorkel at night was one in life time experience. Overall everything was superb.

Great trip to the islands, especially liked the island of Poda. Attentive team including guides. Tasty dinner. And most importantly - a snorkel to luminescent plankton. Recommended!

experience was fun. tour guide Max from PhiPhi tours is very accommodating! i really enjoyed the trip.