Located in the Andaman Sea off the coast from Thailand’s Phuket, Phi Phi Island is an enchanting tropical paradise offering a myriad of exciting out-door activities. The sparkling, azure waters and the varied marine life around the region’s coral reefs make diving and snorkeling rewarding experiences. The depths of the diving areas range from 2m to 7m while the marine life shows variations according to the distant of the reef from the shore. A visit to the offshore reefs will provide many opportunities of witnessing unusual forms of aquatic species and an insight to the splendid interconnected life cycles that occur in the obscurity of the deeps.
Boating and Kayaking are the best ways to explore the wonders of Phi Phi as shown by their immense popularity among visitors. It is also possible to combine diving and snorkeling on a boating expedition making maximum use of time. Visitors can choose between exciting high speed Kayaking and a slow relaxing ride enjoying the natural beauty of the surroundings. In addition, boat rides are filled with surprising chances to watch sharks and other exotic fish that are abundantly found in the Andaman Sea. The sharks in the region are marked by shy and peaceful character traits making the inviting waters safe for activities. Phi Phi is governed by a “Catch and Release” fishing policy ensuring that fishing enthusiasts will have an enjoyable experience while protecting the marine life of the surrounding seas.
The most popular inland activity is undoubtedly rock climbing which is easily facilitated by the islands abundant natural rocks. Both novice and expert climbers will be able to enjoy their climbing experience in Phi Phi due to the wide range of rocks and trails available.