The limestone cliffs of Koh Phi Phi plunge underwater into the aquamarine waters of Phang Nga Bay. forming the colourful soft coral walls for which Phi Phi is famous.
Caves, overhangs and swim-throughs have been carved into the soft rock leaving plenty of homes for the marine life.
Phi Phi is actually made up of two islands - Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. There are more than 15 different dive sites with many rugged walls, interesting caves and cavern penetrations. Swim-through entrances are often obscured by dazzling clouds of glassfish and gorgonians. Sea fans, harbour pipefish, seahorses and shrimpfish, keeping even the most experienced divers entertained.
In many places, the islands are fringed with shallow coral gardens, where hard and soft corals and sponges prosper harmoniously amongst the myriad marine life. Here’s your best opportunity to see the green and hawksbill turtle, black-tip reef sharks and leopard sharks.
Ideal for viewing: leopard shark, hawksbill turtle, ornate ghost pipefish
is featured in the following itinerary:
Visit Thailand's most iconic and visually stunning islands, based at a comfortable resort on the Andaman coast. Dive a variety of sites, from rugged walls covered in soft coral to shallow gardens harbouring turtles and sharks.
When to go: Nov-May
Duration inc. flights: 10 days
Price inc. flights: From £2,085 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
Suggested accommodation options are shown below.
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This resort consists of traditional Thai-style bungalows, nestled amidst towering coconut trees and rich vegetation on Loh Ba Gao Bay, fronted by a beautiful beach and overlooking the spectacular scenery of the Andaman Sea.
Zeavola is a small all suite boutique resort, located on a pristine stretch of white sand beach on the north east shore of Phi Phi Don in southern Thailand. It offers a fantastic setting to get away from the world.
Our suggested liveaboard is shown below.
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The luxurious Thailand Aggressor sails the Andaman Sea throughout the year, visiting famous dive sites such as the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock and Phi Phi Islands off the west coast of Thailand.