James Bond Island

Cruise the amazing Phang Nga Bay by traditional longtail boat on a full-day tour from Khao Lak. Discover the unique karst formations and green mangrove forests, and visit James Bond Island and Suwan Khuha Cave Temple.


Phang Nga Bay and James Bond Island are a must see for everyone visiting Khao Lak. The Bay is impressive with many fantastic limestone islands. A boat tour is the perfect way to explore Phang Nga Bay. These distinctive sheer rock formations jut vertically out of the emerald green water and at low tide hidden lagoons can be found through exposed cave tunnels entered by sea canoes.

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise the tropical waters of Phang Nga Bay by traditional longtail boat

  • Canoe up close to the limestone rocks

  • Stop at the floating village of Koh Panyi and visit the local Muslim community

  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant in Koh Panyi

  • Visit the sacred Buddha Cave Temple at Wat Tham Suwanakhuha

James Bond Island Tour Includes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

  • Lunch at a local restaurant

  • Full insurance

  • English-speaking guide

  • Entry fee at Wat Suwannakhuha

  • Longtail boat cruise at Phang Nga Bay

James Bond Island Tour Itinerary

Time Activity Time Activity
08:30 Pick-up from Khao Lak hotel 12:30 Lunch at Panyi local restaurant one part of fishing village
09:40 Depart the Pier by Longtail Boat 13:30 Depart the Fishing Village to the Pier
10:30 Sea Cave Canoing at Koh Talu Phang nga bay 14:30 Visit Suwan Khuha Cave Temple
11:30 Visit James Bond rock or Khao Ta Pu 17:00 Arrival back to hotel

James Bond Island Tour Activities

James Bond Island Tour Long Description

Following pick-up from your hotel in Khao Lak, board a traditional longtail boat and experience the mangrove forests and karst formations from a different perspective. Get up close to the limestone rocks on a short canoe trip before heading to Khao Phing Kan.

Marvel at rock formations such as Tapu Island and James Bond Island, used as a film location in the movie “The Man With The Golden Gun.” Continue to the floating Muslim village of Koh Panyi, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch.

Next, go to Suwan Khuha Cave Temple to see the statue of the reclining Golden Buddha. Get some time to feed the resident monkeys before the return trip to Khao Lak.

More About Phang Nga

Phang Nga is one of Thailand’s southern provinces and is located directly to the north of Phuket. To the West of Phang Nga lies the Andaman Sea and to the South Phang Nga Bay. Both areas boast a variety of popular activities and tours, all easily accessible from Khao Lak such as the Similan Islands and James Bond Island.

Khao Lak is probably Phang Nga’s most will known town. Khao Lak lies within Takua Pa District which in turn falls under the provincial jurisdiction of Phang Nga. There are five famous National Parks within Phang Nga Province, Ao Phang Nga (Phang Nga Bay) National Park, Mu Ko Similan National Park, Mu Ko Surin National Park, Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park and Khao Lampi–Hat Thai Mueang National Park. All well worth a visit and all can be booked with us.

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