June Bahtra cruise
Phuket to Krabi
Update August 2017: This trip is no longer running (except for private charter). June Bahtra now cruises in Phang Nga bay.
The beautiful June Bahtra Chinese sailing Junk sails through the channel between Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi, past the stunning Phang Nga Bay, to the equally stunning Krabi.
- Snorkeling and swimming at Pakbia Island
- Snorkeling and swimming Krabi Hong Island.
- Explore the island beaches and nature trails.
- Cruise back to Phuket as the sun falls ahead of you.
Schedule & Itinerary
Guides speak Thai and English. If you would like a German speaking guide book on Tuesdays or Saturdays. French speaking guides are available Wednesdays and Fridays.
A minimum of 8 guests are needed to confirm departure.
08.30 hrs: Pick up from your Phuket hotel in AC minibus and transfer to the boat at Yacht Haven Marina in the north east of Phuket.
10.00 hrs: Board the June Bahtra and cruise slowly to Krabi through the Koh Yao channel.
12.00 hrs: Arrive at Pakbia island for snorkeling, swimming or sunbathing.
13.00 hrs: Lunch on board while cruising to Hong Island.
14.00 hrs: Snorkeling and swimming at Hong Island. You can also go for a short nature trek.
15.30 hrs: Cruise back to Phuket.
17.30 hrs: Arrive at Ao Por marina and transfer back to your Phuket hotel.
Price: 3,200 baht per adult / 1,600 baht per child
Price includes: Lunch, soft drinks, tea and coffee, round trip transfers from Phuket main beach hotels, guide, national park fee, snorkeling gear.
Cancellations: Must be made by email from the lead contact to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event of cancellation the following charges apply:
– 7 days or more prior to the package or tour date: full refund less bank fees.
– 3-6 days prior to the package or tour date: 30% of total price
– Within 72 hours of the package or tour date, or no show: 100% of total price.
Weather Policy: This is an all weather tour and still runs if it is raining in the morning. The tour will be cancelled if the forecast is for rough sea unsafe for small boats. The decision to cancel is made on the morning of the tour by the boat captain and the harbour master, not the passengers. If a trip is cancelled because of bad weather you can reschedule to the next available day. If you cannot reschedule you will be refunded in full.
What to expect
This June Bahtra cruise is more of a sightseeing cruise than a snorkeling tour although there are chances to jump in the water and get wet. We love the relaxed pace of this cruise and the beautiful boat feels perfectly at home in such beautiful surroundings.