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Khao Phing Kan

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Khao Phing Kan, Phang-nga, Thailand

Opening Hours

24 Hours

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"For the best experience at Khao Phing Kan, visit early in the morning to avoid the crowds and make sure to take a longtail boat ride around the surrounding islands for breathtaking views of the famous James Bond Island."

What is Khao Phing Kan?

Khao Phing Kan, also known as James Bond Island, is a famous attraction located in Phang Nga Bay, near Phuket, Thailand. This stunning island is renowned for its unique rock formation, which has made it a popular destination for tourists from all around the world.

History of Khao Phing Kan

Khao Phing Kan gained international fame after it was featured in the James Bond movie "The Man with the Golden Gun" in 1974. Since then, it has become an iconic landmark and a must-visit spot for fans of the film. The island's picturesque beauty and rich history have made it a significant part of Thailand's tourism industry.
When organizing your tours in Phuket, don't miss the chance to explore the captivating Khao Phing Kan, often referred to as 'James Bond Island,' for a unique blend of stunning limestone formations and cinematic allure, creating unforgettable moments during your Thai adventure

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Why is Khao Phing Kan Important?

Khao Phing Kan holds great importance for Thailand's tourism industry. It attracts a large number of visitors every year, contributing significantly to the local economy. Moreover, it serves as a symbol of Thailand's natural beauty and cultural heritage, showcasing the country's ability to captivate travelers with its breathtaking landscapes and inviting charm.

Things to Do & See at Khao Phing Kan

There are several exciting attractions and activities to explore at Khao Phing Kan. Here are some of the most popular ones:

  • James Bond Island: James Bond Island is the main highlight of Khao Phing Kan. Marvel at the towering limestone cliffs and the stunning rock formation that made this island famous worldwide.

  • Boat Tours: Take a boat tour around Phang Nga Bay to fully experience the beauty of Khao Phing Kan and its surrounding islands. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters, hidden lagoons, and picturesque landscapes.

  • Sea Kayaking: Explore the hidden caves and secret lagoons of Khao Phing Kan by taking a sea kayaking tour. Paddle through the emerald waters and discover the hidden wonders of the island.

  • Local Cuisine: Indulge in delicious Thai cuisine at the nearby floating restaurants. Savor the flavors of fresh seafood while enjoying the stunning views of the bay.

In addition to these attractions, Khao Phing Kan offers visitors the opportunity to relax on the pristine beaches, go snorkeling or scuba diving, and immerse themselves in the rich marine life of the area. With its natural beauty and thrilling activities, Khao Phing Kan promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

Khao Phing Kan is a paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and James Bond enthusiasts. 


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Its captivating scenery, cultural significance, and exciting activities make it a must-visit destination in Thailand. Whether you're exploring the famous James Bond Island or enjoying the crystal-clear waters of Phang Nga Bay, Khao Phing Kan is sure to leave you with lifelong memories.

Frequently asked questions

What is Khao Phing Kan known for?

Khao Phing Kan is famous for its stunning limestone karsts, crystal-clear waters, and its role as a filming location for the James Bond movie "The Man with the Golden Gun."

Where is Khao Phing Kan located in Thailand, and how can I get there?

Khao Phing Kan is located in Phang Nga Bay, near Phuket and Krabi. Visitors can reach it by taking a boat tour from various nearby ports.

Can visitors explore the interiors of the limestone caves and grottoes on Khao Phing Kan?

Some caves may be accessible during boat tours, allowing visitors to venture into the limestone formations and marvel at their beauty.

What is the best time to visit Khao Phing Kan for the most stunning views and to avoid crowds?

 Early mornings or late afternoons are ideal for visiting Khao Phing Kan (or James Bond Island) to enjoy the best lighting conditions and fewer tourists.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Khao Phing Kan, Phang-nga, Thailand

Opening Hours

24 Hours

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

Find it on google maps