If you’ve been to Krabi before, you may be seeking new things to do beyond Phi Phi and the 4 Islands: we show you how to get off the tourist trail.
Krabi’s temples offer not just a break from the beach, but some beautiful architecture, valuable insights into the local culture – and great views.
There is so much to do in Krabi, it’s difficult to know where to start. If you have limited time, these are our top ten “must-do-and-sees”.
The “4 Islands” in Krabi (not to be confused with the “4 Islands” in Koh Lanta or Trang!) are one of the most popular day trips available, offering white sand beaches, snorkelling and a relatively short travel time.
Despite the crowds, the Phi Phi Islands remain a “must-see” on any visit to Krabi. The colours are unlike anywhere on Earth and the shifting landscape is spectacular.
Discover the four gems in the Hong Island group: Koh Hong, Lao Lading, Koh Pakbia and Koh Rai. Each offers white sand beaches and clear water, less than an hour from the mainland coast.
From lowland swamp to mangroves, waterfalls, tropical rainforest and highland cloud forest, Krabi offers a wealth of greenery to explore on foot or by kayak.
Kayaking is slow travel at its best: explore the dramatic Krabi coastline at your own pace, in a way that does not impact the fragile environment.
Find out about life underwater in Krabi, and get an overview of the different options to try scuba diving or snorkelling during your stay.
Though the movie is more than 40 years old, The Man With the Golden Gun is still bringing big business to a little rock in Phang Nga. Find out why – and how – you should visit.
Learn about the three different types of market in Krabi, including the “Walking Street”, and where to find the best street food in the area
When life gives you trees and rocks, make ziplines! Throw in a quad bike or two and you have a day filled with adventure, a great escape from the beach, and a perfect way to entertain / tire out the kids. What are you waiting for?
Khao Sok is southern Thailand’s biggest national park, and part of the kingdom’s largest area of protected evergreen forest. It’s easy to visit from Krabi, though an overnight stay is preferable to a day trip.
In the south of Krabi province in Klong Thom district (around 70km from town and near the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve), are nature’s […]
What is this mysterious “fossil shell” that is signposted everywhere, and why is it not on any organised tour itineraries? Find out the answers here.
The closest Krabi has to an “aquarium”, this working research and breeding centre is open to the public and offers a glimpse of Andaman marine life.
You may think only lunatics would brave the scorching heat to pedal around Krabi: you may even be right! But cover up and stay hydrated and the rewards are many…
Don’t visit Railay or Ton Sai without trying your hand at rock climbing. The peninsula is a climbing Mecca and can accommodate beginners as well as seasoned climbers.