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Coral Island, Phuket Overview

Coral Island, also known as Ko Hey, is a small island in Rawai southeast of the mainland of Phuket. Blessed by coral reefs and blue waters, the island has vibrant tropical fishes, making it perfect for snorkeling and diving. The island has two white sand beaches, a long beach, and a banana beach, and it is open all year long. It is a 15-minute speedboat ride from Chalong Pier,

Situated in the southeast of Phuket, Coral Islands offers its visitors a bustling array of options for a fun vacation. With its lovely beaches and coral reefs, tourists are free to spend the day doing several activities - from relaxing massages to taking scuba-diving and snorkeling lessons and a variety of other water sports. A serene place to enjoy with family, have a private romantic dinner with your partner, or indulge in activities with friends, Coral Island has it all. Be sure to plan for an overnight stay, making your experience marvelous.

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Tours to Coral island

A standard tour to Coral island will include the following things.
  • Pick up from your hotel to and a speedboat ride to Chalong Pier.
  • Upon arrival to the island in a speedboat, you can choose to relax on the beach chairs, snorkel or walk around.
  • Light breakfast and drinks followed by water sports like sea walking, parasailing, kayaking (must be rented).
  • After lunch, depart to Chalong pier in a speedboat and drop to your hotel.
Things to Bear in Mind -
  • Tours can be half-day, full-day and overnight stay tours.
  • Half-day tours will cost you around 1000 THB for adults and 700 THB for children above three years.
  • Full-day tours will cost you around 2700 – 3000 THB. Prices of the package may vary depending on the activities you choose. The package offers a combination of snorkelling, parasailing, sea walking and banana boat rides, in general.
  • One can also opt for two days and a one-night package. You can spend a night in serenity in the overnight sala which has comfortable mattresses, pillows, blankets and electric light.
  • You can also plan for a full day tour to Raya and Coral islands and spend time on both the islands. This tour will cost you around 3000 THB.
  • Carry a swimsuit, towel, camera and some budget money while on tour.
  • Mask and beach chair are part of the package.

Things to Do at Coral Island, Phuket

With crystal clear water and two long stretches of white sand, one will have an unforgettable experience with many exciting activities on Coral Island. Explore and indulge in any activity that interests you.
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Parasailing
  • Kayaking
  • Banana Boat Riding
  • Sea Walking
  • Sasuba/ Power Snorkelling
  • Hand-feeding tropical fishes
  • Hiking

Tips While Visiting Coral Island, Phuket

  • In the high season, the island can get crowded owing to its small size, and you may not be able to do all the activities. Since the island doesn’t experience extreme weather conditions and is open all year long, planning your trip in the low season will make the travel more rewarding and fun.
  • The lockers are available on the beach at an additional cost. Please do not carry any valuables if you do not wish to rent a locker.
  • If you want some peace and tranquillity, it is best to book for an overnight stay at Coral island resort, the only available resort on the island. Book the accommodation in advance to get a bungalow facing the beach.
  • Banana beach is quieter than Long beach as the latter is the primary activity hub. If you want to avoid the crowd, take a short walk to the banana beach and relax!

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