Phi Phi overnight snorkeling liveaboard
Giamani liveaboard to the Phi Phi Islands
The Giamani is a dive and snorkel liveaboard that runs short trips from Phuket to the Phi Phi islands and Racha Noi Island.
- 2 days 2 nights Phi Phi Islands
- 2 days 3 nights Racha Noi and Phi Phi Islands
- Wake up in Maya bay before the day trippers arrive
- Best snorkeling sites
- Option to Scuba dive
May to September.
2 days 2 nights Phi Phi Islands: Departs Tuesday morning, returns Thursday evening.
2 days 3 nights Koh Racha Noi and Phi Phi Islands. Departs Friday evening, returns Monday morning.
Start/Finish at Chalong pier, Phuket (hotel transfers available on request).
2d 2n Itinerary
Itinerary 2 days 2 nights Phi Phi Islands
1800 hrs: Depart Chalong Bay Phuket and cruise to Phi Phi Islands. The journey takes about 3 hours so plenty of time for to meet your guide and fellow guests as the sun sets. Dinner is served on the boat at Phi Phi. Overnight mooring in Maya bay.
Wake up in paradise and enjoy Maya bay before the day trip boats arrive.
All day is spent snorkeling/diving around Phi Phi Islands. Including Koh Bida Nok, Bida Nai, Palong wall, Maya bay.
In the evening dinner will be served on board. Then there will be an opportunity to visit Tonsai village on Phi Phi Don. This is the area where most Phi Phi accommodation and nightlife is located. You can enjoy a few drinks in a bar, get a massage or do some souvenir shopping.
Another day in paradise. Have a light breakfast before jumping back into the water for an early morning snorkel/dive. Early morning is the best chance to see black tip reef sharks.
After one hour in the water it will be time for a bigger breakfast then the boat will change location.
After a second snorkeling session around Koh Phi Phi Ley it will be lunch time and after lunch Giamani will start cruising back to Phuket.
There will be one more chance for snorkeling on the return journey, may be at Shark Point, or Koh Doc Mai.
Arrival back in Chalong will be around 3.30 pm.
2d 3n Itinerary
Itinerary 2 days 3 nights Koh Racha Noi and Phi Phi Islands
1800 hrs: Depart Chalong Bay Phuket and cruise to Racha Noi Island. The journey takes about 2 hours so plenty of time for to meet your guide and fellow guests as the sun sets. Dinner is served on the boat at Racha Noi.
Day 2 / night 2:
All day is spent snorkeling/diving around Koh Racha Noi. Racha Noi Island is perfect for snorkeling with shallow reefs in gin clear water. There are several bays to explore along the length of the island. Very few boats visit this uninhabited paradise, you will probably have the island to yourself.
In the evening dinner will be served on board while Giamani cruises east to Phi Phi Islands where it will moor for the night.
Day 2 / night 3:
When you awake and walk on deck in Koh Phi Phi you will understand why it is such a popular destination. The islands are truly stunning, even more so in the early morn before all the day trippers arrive.
All day today will be spent around Phi Phi Ley Island (Maya Bay, Loh Samah Bay) and the two small islands further south called Koh Bida Nai and Koh Bida Nok. The itinerary is very flexible but typically will include three guided one hour snorkeling sessions plus the chance to visit “The Beach”.
As the sun sets you also have the chance to take a torch and go snorkeling again. Check out the bio luminescence and see how reef fish behave differently at night.
Dinner will be served on board at around 2000 hrs then there is the option to go to Tonsai bay and explore the “village” where all the bars and restaurants are.
Giamani will slip moorings in Tonsai bay at about 0100 hrs (1am) and be back in Chalong Bay, Phuket by about 0400 hrs, Guests will disembark at about 0900 hrs after breakfast however if you have an early flight it is possible to disembark early.
2 days 2 nights:
- Deluxe twin/double cabin: 19,000 baht per snorkeler
- Master double cabin: 21,500 baht per snorkeler
2 days 3 nights:
- Deluxe twin/double cabin: 24,000 baht per snorkeler
- Master double cabin: 27,500 baht per snorkeler
Prices include on board accommodation, all meals, snorkeling equipment, snorkeling guide, towels.
Prices exclude national park fees, alcohol, scuba diving, hotel transfers.
– 60 days or more prior to the departure date: 30% of total price
– Within 60 days of the departure date, or no show: 100% of total price.
Weather Policy: This is an all weather tour. The tour will be cancelled if the forecast is for rough sea unsafe for small boats. The decision to cancel is made on the day 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 trip. If you cannot reschedule you will be refunded in full.
How to book
How to book
Please contact us to check availability and make a booking.
What to expect
Giamani takes just 10 guests in 5 twin or double bed cabins. Each cabin has a private bathroom, a fridge, 24h electricity and air conditioning. 4 deluxe cabins are on the main deck. There is also a master cabin on the upper deck with is larger.
These trips are designed to avoid the crowds and take you to the best snorkeling spots. Staying overnight on a boat at Phi Phi means you can see Maya bay when all the day trip boats have left. On the 3 night trip there is also time for an evening run onto Ton Sai Bay.
Racha Noi (Koh Raya Noi) is an uninhabited and undeveloped island that very few boats visit. You can snorkel on beautiful hard coral reefs with no one else around. The water is crystal clear.