Koh Rang Yai is a small but picturesque Island that lies 5 kilometres of the east coast of Phuket, also known as Richy Island.
The Island is best known for its cultural activities tour of the Phuket Pearl Farm, where top quality pearls are produced for export around the world.
The best attraction is the live demonstration of how pearls are cultured, harvested and turned into beautiful pieces of jewellery.
Rang Yai Island, is a wonderful destination for excursions and day trips from Phuket, as well as an ideal location for camping.
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The island has a beautiful beach on the western side with views back to Phuket; a few sunbeds can be found dotted along the beach. Under the shade of the trees you will find a restaurant that serves local and affordable food and drinks.
This charming little island can be circumnavigated in just over 15 minutes; the best way to explore the island is to hire a mountain bike.
There is a variety of fun activities for kids and adults alike on Rang Yai Island, for all to enjoy.
The activities on the island provide a great day out for families and people of all ages.
Rang Yai Island also hosts corporate events and team building activities and is the perfect venue for romantic weddings on the beach.
Most visitors to the island go over for day trips or tours from Phuket, however if you would like to stay over night there is camp sites available.
There is a range of day trips and tours available to Rang Yai Island from from Phuket.
You can book to join one of the Pearl Farm Tours at most tour shops or travel agents in Phuket.
These tours range in price depending on the package tour you chose; and usually include a trip to the beautiful Island of Koh Kai Nok.
Or alternatively you can hire a long tail boat or speed boat from Phuket.
For travel to Rang Yai Island, boats may be hired from Laem Hin Pier, just outside Phuket Town or from Phuket Boat Lagoon.