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Sunset Cruise and Plankton Tour by Maya Bay Tours

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Best night of the holiday

I booked the Maya Bay Sleepaboard boat after it being recommended to me by others and it didn't... read more

Reviewed today
Exeter, United Kingdom
Excellent Experience

I was on the night aboard Maya Bay boat trip. We didn't get to walk on the Maya Bay beach because... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
County Tipperary, Ireland
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Enjoy Maya Bay without the crowds. You will get the chance to Snorkel with the amazing Plankton when it gets dark. See the amazing underwater light show right in front of your eyes. Jump of our boat and watch the colors! You will find other Sunset...more
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
+66 82 414 6931
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Reviewed today

I booked the Maya Bay Sleepaboard boat after it being recommended to me by others and it didn't disappoint. The tour has so many good points that I don't know where to start. The boat allows you to go snorkelling, and takes you to Maya...More

Thank Soph21095
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We went on this tour tonight... I came to Thailand to visit Maya bay and found this tour would go into Maya for photos as the bays closed atm. Then we are told we aren’t going there. So did some snorkeling etc off the boat....More

6  Thank lawza28
Philip R, Manager at Sunset Cruise and Plankton Tour by Maya Bay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Apologies that the tour was not as you expected.. Maya Bay was closed on 1 September and will reopen on 1 October 2019. This was publicised well in advance. Also we cannot control if the clouds block out the sunset. We can never tell what...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

I was on the night aboard Maya Bay boat trip. We didn't get to walk on the Maya Bay beach because of the beach closure to allow the coral to regrow but it didn't matter. It was an excellent experience, Bo is the main guy...More

1  Thank Colmscott
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had luck to have a group of really nice people in the same day and to have a really good visibility of the plactons. Staff is very fun. It was a really nice experience! My only coments for improvement is that it is used...More

Thank FlaPeregrina
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We did the sunset plankton tour, the view was amazing with blue water and hundreds of fish swimming around even though it was the low season (it rained on the first part of the trip). It was a whole day swimming, snorkeling and my 1st...More

1  Thank na n
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My sister and I highly recommend the Maya Bay Sleep Aboard tour...which is the same as the sunset plankton tour, but we got to sleep overnight on the roof of the boat and continue our adventure in the morning. As our tour was already in...More

1  Thank Sam G
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is pretty much my first bad review in TripAdvisor, but i feel like i shouldn't miss the opportunity to warn other travelers! I initially booked this trip because of the opportunity to see Maya Bay empty, and to swim with the glowing plankton, i...More

5  Thank Sarah R
Philip R, Owner at Sunset Cruise and Plankton Tour by Maya Bay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Not sure when this customer did the trip but is certainly not in the last 12 months as access to Maya Bay is closed in low season. The review is full of gross exaggerations which leads me think some of the worrying comments are not...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

I honestly think this was one of the best nights of my life. From start to finish it was such an incredible experience. The views were jaw-dropping, the snorkelling was breathtaking, the trip was both relaxing and adventurous in equal parts, the food was tasty,...More

Thank CMstanbury
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My friends and I had a fantastic time on the Maya Sleepaboard! Despite Maya Bay being closed, your staff made it an incredibly memorable experience, and we didn't feel we missed out on anything at all. The food was delicious and plentiful, and the snorkeling...More

Thank Jenna L
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This tour could've been amazing. But unfortunately there was a big storm and Jojo the manager used the situation as an excuse to get drunk and give up on the tour. We were meant to go to several spots on phi phi lea. We anchored...More

Thank Paradise571527
Philip R, Owner at Sunset Cruise and Plankton Tour by Maya Bay Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

I am sorry the experience was not as good as it could have been. As you have said we cannot control the weather which was fine when we but turned dangerous quickly. Joe Joe had to make the tough decision not to move the boat...More

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19 August 2018|
Response from Shawn M | Reviewed this property |
Itinerary can change depending on weather but generally you will visit a few stops with fantastic snorkelling and one with a beautiful beach. They provide snorkel gear and paddle boards for you to explore each stop. They... More
22 April 2018|
Response from Jackie O |
3500 baht per person