The island has two parts; Koh Phi Phi Don is the main island where the inhabitants are occupied and while Koh Phi Phi Lay is much smaller than the later and only day activities are allowed there recently. This island can be easily accessible from Phuket and Krabi and there are ferry services available from both these places. But be cautious of the timing as it may vary from time to time and season to season. It is a mere 2-hour journey to this heavenly paradise. The ferry will cost approximately around 400 baht (one way) and if you get any cheaper offer the better. There several options to choose from for your hassle-free stay. From hostels to hotel rooms the price range goes around from 200 TBH to 2,450 THB depending upon your convenience and budget. It is not recommended to book a hostel/hotel near the beaches if you are looking for a quiet place to get your rest.
Now let’s get onto the real exciting part; things to do in this superstar island. The first thing on everyone’s mind would be to go snorkeling in Maya Bay, but don’t get your hopes high as you may get disappointed at the fact that the government has banned tourism in that area to protect the coral reefs. But you can still get to the bay and enjoy the place in the day time. The second option would be to take the twenty-minute hike to the viewpoint to enjoy a splendid panoramic view of the landscape. It can be pretty tiring and there is a small cafe to enjoy your drink after the hike. If you are a rock climbing fanatic, then Tonsai Town will be your paradise. There are several limestone mountains perfect for rock climbing. Diving is another great option and Hin Muang is one the places you can enjoy it, diving trips to at Hin Muang start from around 3,950 THB for experienced divers.
Some of the other interesting stuff you can do in and around Phi Phi Islands is to enjoy the nightlife which is crazy around here. There are massive beach parties with fire shows and Thai boxing matches nearly every night of the week. The Money Beach can be very good hangout spot with its white sands and diving areas but feeding the monkeys will surely get you into trouble. A-Trak Phi Phi a new tour company has organized taking 10 people on an afternoon jungle trek through the center of the island. The interiors of the island can be explored in this trek like the secluded beaches, lookout points, etc. Every basic necessity like food, water, lights are included in the trek and it costs around 1,390 THB. While searching for tours in this area, be aware to search for discounts on tours as well t so as not to burn a hole in your pocket. So these are some of the amazing stuff you can do on the island and never feel dissatisfied after this trip. You are bound to fall in love with this place at the very first sight.