Koh Khai Nai is shaped like a backward ‘r’. This very small island in Phang Nga Bay is located north of Koh Khai Nok by less than one-kilometer.zThe longest side of the island is eighty-meters long, and the shorter side is about sixty-meters. Total distance around the perimeter of the island is just less than 300 meters. This island is part of all boat tours – half or full-day tours to the Koh Khai Islands because it is so close. This island can be either more or less crowded than others you see on your tour – depending on the crowds and time of day.
White sand beaches are all over the island and the snorkeling is excellent in the shallows around the perimeter of the island. There is no beach restaurant or other activity offered on this island, so many people just skip over to the bigger island for the majority of their trip. You should stop to see it, it’s a bit different from the other islands on your tour.
Bring a picnic in your backpack or eat the food off your boat. Long tail boats don’t typically offer much of anything in the way of food, so if you take a long tail boat from one of the beaches on Phuket or Krabi, you’ll want to bring your own snacks, drinks and lunch.
Tour Companies for Koh Khai Nai Island:
– Phuket Tours Direct (www.phukettoursdirect.com) – this is a half-day tour running twice per day that leaves from Phuket Island with pickup and drop-off at Sin-sangrat Pier. Covers all three Koh Khai Islands. Includes Schedule: 7:15 am. pickup at 12 pm., noon drop-off. Or you can choose the afternoon tour (more crowded) 12:15 pm. pickup, 5 pm. drop-off.
– Phuket All Tours (www.phuketalltours.com) – this is a full-day tour covering all three Koh Khai Islands. The tour begins with pick-up at your hotel at 8:30 am. Snorkeling gear is included along with buffet lunch at the beachfront restaurant. Drop-off at your hotel at 5 pm.