Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Cruising Thailand and Malaysia

Explore the stunning West Coast of Malaysia and Thailand on 49-passenger Panorama II, sailing from Phuket to Penang visiting untouched islands and charming villages. Includes return flights from the UK and overseas transfers

Fly Cruise
9 nights

Megayacht Holiday
  • Langkawi Island
  • Thailand Food
  • Snorkelling near Krabi
  • Langkawi Island
  • Temple in Pengang
  • Krabi Island
  • Tea Stall in Penang
  • Malaysia crystal clear waters

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Sailing from Phuket to Penang on the 49-passenger Panorama II, this cruise explores the West Coast of Malaysia and Thailand - idyllic, untouched islands, cultural villages and quaint towns proving a true insight into Malaysian life.

Wake up each morning to the crystal clear water of the Adaman sea where there's plenty of opportunities to swim, kayak and snorkel. Soak up the culture and scenery as knowledgeable local guides take you on fascinating guided excursions. Visit the popular islands of Penang, Langkawi and Phuket, but also the natural beauty of Turatao National Park and Koh Yao Yai.

Climb aboard a songtheaw for a guided tour of Koh Yao Yai and spend a full day in Ao Nang for a day at leisure or take part in some supplementary optional excursions including rock climbing, diving at Phi Phi Island and a thai massage. Spend an evening at an authentic Thai homestay, enjoying home cooked specialties of the region. Relax on the beach at Koh Rok Noi before cruising to Adang Island. A guided tour of idyllic Langkawi includes the beautiful Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls before Panorama II cruises to Penang.

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Cruising Thailand and Malaysia Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Phuket (Thailand)

Overnight flight from the UK to Phuket.

Day 2 - Phuket

Arrive in Phuket and transfer from the airport to Panorama II. Set sail about 5pm. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on arrival in Ko Yao Yai.

Day 3 - Koh Yao Yai - Ao Nang

Climb aboard a songtheaw for a tour of Ko Yao Yoi with a local guide, known for its beautiful beaches, friendly fishermen and spot the unique bird life. Cruise early afternoon to the vibrant beach town of Ao Nang. This evening, half of the group will head to Bung Ae House Homestay for an authentic, home-cooked Thai dinner (Phuket to Penang direction only). The remainder will spend the evening at leisure.

Day 4 - Ao Nang

This charming town is bursting with a range of sports or optional activities for you to enjoy. Stay on Panorama II which will take you around Phang Na Bay for activities including stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing or snorkelling. Alternatively, for a small supplement you can take an optional excursion in Ao Nang - enjoy rock climbing, diving in the Phi Phi Islands, a Thai massage, a Longtail boat taxi to Railay Beach, a Thai cooking class or a half-day Eco cycle.Tonight, the second group will enjoy the hospitality and delicious Thai food at Bung Ae House (Phuket to Penang direction only).

Day 5 - Koh Rok Noi

Arrive on the picturesque island of Koh Rok Noi and transfer to the island by Zodiac. Spend the day relaxing on the white sands, experience stand up paddle boarding or go fishing in the sparking blue-green waters.

Day 6 - Tarutao National Park - Langkawi (Malaysia)

Head over to Adang Island with its dramatic mountains and tropical rainforest for a morning of swimming and snorkelling. After a BBQ lunch, set sail for Langkawi. Upon arrival in Langkawi, spend the evening discovering the fascinating town and experiencing the Malaysian nightlife at leisure.

Day 7 - Langkawi

Start your day with a guided tour of idyllic Langkawi, also known as the Jewel of Kedah. Check out the world-class infrastructure and fascinating history before heading to the Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls, seven connected natural pools fed by seven separate waterfalls which are considered to be the islands most amazing attraction.

Day 8 - Penang

After a leisurely sail, you will arrive in the world renowned destination of Penang around midday. Join a local guided for a walking tour of the old town which is brimming with historical and cultural sights as well as natural scenery. Take a rickshaw back to the ship and enjoy a farewell dinner on board with fellow travellers.

Day 9 - Penang - UK

Disembark in Penang and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 10 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night half-board cruise with accommodation in yacht-style cabins with private facilities and air conditioning
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary regular filter coffee, tea and drinking water on board, plus fresh fruit
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Opportunities for snorkelling and kayaking
  • Professional English-speaking cruise director
  • Port charges

Price Does Not Include

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Crew tips
  • Personal expenses

Additional Information

  • Excursions:
  • Guided songtheaw tour of the island
  • Beach BBQ
  • Guided walking tour of Penang Old Town
  • Guided Tour of Langkawi
  • Bung Ae House Homestay dinner with local family (Phuket to Penang direction only)
  • Telaga Tujuh Waterfalls Visit