Bamboo Island is part of the Phi Phi archipelago and it’s a great place to visit during your trip to Phi phi island from either krabi or Phuket. Not all the Phi phi island tours include the visit to this tropical paradise. Only few operators include it after lunch and the main visits. Therefore, most probably during your visit the island will not be too crowded.
Bamboo island looks almost like a heart from an aerial view. This is island is locally known as Koh Pai. One of the best things to do around this island is snorkeling. The area between Bamboo island and Koh phi phi Don is a popular snorkeling area known as Hin Klang.
it’s also possible to visit this island alone without combining it with koh phi phi, however you will need to do this by renting a private boat. There are almost no boat trips operating only to this island without combining it with the main attractions located nearby including Maya bay, Koh Phi phi Don and phi Leh Lagoon.
Best tours for Bamboo Island
Things to know about Bamboo Island
No, there are no hotels available at this island and overnight is not possible.
This island is located near Phi phi Don (the main island in Phi Phi archipelago. It’s part of Krabi province.
You can reach Bamboo island only by boat. If you will be located in Phi phi island, you can take a private longtail boat from Tonsai village and reach in about 40 minutes. You can also take the boat from Laem thong beach and reach in only 15 minutes.
if you will be in Phuket or Krabi, it’s recommended to join one of the trips operating daily combining Bamboo with other nearby great locations as well.
Yes, there is a fee since this island belongs to Phi phi island National park. If you are visiting several islands in the same national park, you will only need to pay the fee once. The fee is 200 Thai baht per adult and 100 Thai baht per child.