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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Never been to an Island this wonderful! First Island we've ever been with pine trees by the shore! Beautiful Cottages placed perfectly with great waters to try. Fishes are everywhere and aren't even scared of your presence. Enjoyed our stoll around the Island the place...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While there are plenty of interesting and fun activities on offer at the beach, we felt that some of them were simply overpriced and that you could essentially get a similar experience for free: there was the ‘sea-walk,’ where you were put in huge oxygen...More

1  Thank JackAverre
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 10:30 and asked for the next ferry out! I love beaches and this is one I don’t bother staying. The vis is bad, water so cloudy and only that many fishes around the jetty area nearer to the beach which everyone crowds...More

Thank Crystal2807
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 min boat ride from Sapi island. Better beaches and larger snorkling area than Sapi island. Villas available for accomodation.

Thank maestr02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time here after more than 10 years! The island is well maintained, however, due to the large number of tourists arrival, the fishes and water clarity is not as good as before ! There is a canteen selling local fast food and drinks at...More

2  Thank linjong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of a few islands in the mentioned marine park. The place is great for relaxing and snorkelling.

Thank Minato86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2island cruise day tripFist island (cow island)pristine water,snorkelling fantastic.Manukan island(chicken island)water filthy with rubbish and visibility poor,not worth even trying to enjoy.Set lunch very poor would have preferred to get our own at lovely bbq hut where we had a glass of...More

Thank _maryanderson4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised that this gem is so close (10 minutes by boat) from KK. The boats run regularly from the jetty, they are efficient and life jackets are provided. It’s very easy travel there alone (i.e not part of a tour) which also...More

1  Thank Lawyer_M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a resort or 2 on the island, a restaurant, cafe, swim ,snorkel we even saw parra gliding out from the island. Loverly island to visit.

Thank paul j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in KK for a few days but do not wish to splurge on some of the more high end island resorts around this is a great place to go. Pricier than its sister islands Sapi etc with 150MYR / half day it...More

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EvaT1833
19 August 2018|
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Response from Margie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an entrance fee. We had the boat as part of a package for staying at a resort.not sure about renting snorkelling gear, but there is a very limited area to snorkel and not that much to see.
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Shida152
3 November 2017|
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Response from Margie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can stay there but as previously mentioned there are hundreds of day trippers visiting the island. There is only a limited place to swim and the beach there can get very crowded. You would be better off staying in... More
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RenoCottee
22 January 2017|
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Response from Nune B | Reviewed this property |
per head i think
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