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20 Attractions to Explore Near Bamboo Island

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Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don

8.09km from Bamboo Island

Largest of the islands in the Ko Phi Phi archipelago. It is a non-volcanic island largely made of limestone.

Ko Phi Phi Lee

Ko Phi Phi Lee

15.45km from Bamboo Island

Phi Phi Leh is an uninhabited island that lies 1.5km off the southernmost tip of Phi Phi Don. Stunning vertical cliffs capped with green foliage give way to small sandy beaches and tropical coral seas. Most visitors find their way around Phi Phi Leh on an organised Phi Phi boat tour. However you can rent a longtail boat for your own customized trip.

Ko Poda

Ko Poda

17.21km from Bamboo Island

Ko Poda is an island off the west coast of Thailand, in Krabi Province, about 8 kilometers from Ao Nang. It is part of the Mu Ko Poda, or Poda Group Islands, which are under the administration of Hat Nopharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park. The group consists of Ko Poda, Ko Kai, Ko Mo, and Ko Thap.

Railay Beach

Railay Beach

22.16km from Bamboo Island

Railay Beach is, in fact, a small peninsula that counts four beaches. Now on every savvy traveler's list, Railay is nevertheless one of Thailand's most sought-after beach areas. Just south of Ao Nang Beach, around a rocky headland and accessible only by boat, Railay presents a tranquil and extraordinary world.

Ao Nang Beach

Ao Nang Beach

23.82km from Bamboo Island

Ao Nang is a central point of the coastal province of Krabi, Thailand. The town consists chiefly of a main street, which is dominated by restaurants, pubs, shops, and other commerce aimed at tourists. The main beach is used by sunbathers to a certain extent, but there are a large number of long-tail boats that offer access to other beaches on the mainland and on nearby islands.

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park is located in Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Province. Established in 1983, it covers an area of 387.9 square kilometers including some areas of the Andaman Sea and the southern region’s west coast. The marine national park is rich in natural beauty, it has islands, coral reefs, coralline algae, a wonderful seabed and unique landscapes like limestone mountains with several levels of cliffs, amazing caves and long white beach with fossil shells.

Wat Kaew Korawararam

Wat Kaew Korawararam

30.27km from Bamboo Island

Wat Kaew Korawaram, also known simply as Wat Kaew, is the largest Buddhist temple within Krabi Town and one of most prestigious in the entire region, though not as famous as the Tiger Cave Temple located outside the city. Perched on a hill overlooking Krabi downtown, the temple dates back to 1887, when 200 families settled at Baan Pak Nam, which was the name of city at that time, and a community of monks sprang up and prospered.

Ko Mai Phai

Ko Mai Phai

33.08km from Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island is a true tropical paradise. Known by locals as Koh Mai Phai, the stunning tiny island is just a short strip of white sand beach which rises from the sea, about 600 meters wide and 700 m long, with a shape like a heart. Its central part is covered with lush vegetation, mostly Casuarinas trees and the Bamboo trees, hence its name. On the north-eastern side of the island, under the shade of trees, there is a small bar for visitors, which serves drinks and snacks.

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi

37.12km from Bamboo Island

A sacred site, known for tinger paw prints, tall Budha statues, and flight of stairs to reach the summit.

Monkey Hill Viewpoint

Monkey Hill Viewpoint

45km from Bamboo Island

Real life planet of the apes in Phucket, Thailand.

Phuket Zoo

Phuket Zoo

48.3km from Bamboo Island

Phuket Zoo is a beautiful private zoo with an area of 12 ha inhabited by a big number of exotic animals. It was opened in 1997 and since that time is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world.

Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

48.85km from Bamboo Island

Khao Phanom Bencha National Park is a small national park with hiking trails through forestland adorned with a couple of montane waterfalls, meandering trails and a couple of caves. A decent level of fitness is certainly recommended but fret not, a pretty awesome restaurant, a comfortable visitor center and a smallish camping ground makes for a kindly day out.

Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong

50.7km from Bamboo Island

Wat Chalong is a historical landmark and Buddhist temple in Phuket's Chalong Bay. For centuries, locals come to pray almost every day while westerners learn about Buddhism during their holiday. It's officially called Wat Chaitararam, but most people refer to it by Wat Chalong. The temple is located on Chao Fa West Road in the northern part of Tambol Chalong.

Mu Ko Lanta National Park

Mu Ko Lanta National Park

51.03km from Bamboo Island

This National Park was established in 1990 as a marine park, situated in southern part of Krabi Province. The biggest islands in the park are Ko Lanta Noi and Ko Lanta Yai. "Mu" in thai means a group/group of, "Mu Ko" means group of islands. The national park consists mainly of rugged hills covered with 20 km² rain-forest and beach forest along the coastlines at Ko Lanta Yai and Ko Ngai. Other islands like Mai Ngam, South Mai Ngam and Ngu islands are covered with mangrove forest.

Big Buddha Phuket

Big Buddha Phuket

53.19km from Bamboo Island

Phuket's Big Buddha is one of the most important and revered landmarks on the island. The huge image sits on top of the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata and, at 45 metres tall, can be seen from as far away as Phuket Town and Karon Beach.

Emerald Pool & Blue Pool

Emerald Pool & Blue Pool

53.43km from Bamboo Island

Two beautiful pools at the middle of a WildLife Sanctury.

Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi Beach

54.71km from Bamboo Island

Kata Noi Beach is a great place to relax and soak up the sun. At about 700 metres long, it's one of Phuket's smaller beaches. Soft sand, crystal clear water, and the lush green jungle backdrops are the main draws here. The sea is very calm from December to April, while surfers come out to play between May and October. Kata Noi Beach enjoys large swells during this period, so be careful if you see red flags on the sand.

Pa Tong

Pa Tong

55.07km from Bamboo Island

Patong's 3-km strip of golden sand is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket. It has plenty of parasailing and jet ski operators, boat drivers, beach vendors, and masseuses approaching travelers who are relaxing on the sand.

Karon Beach

Karon Beach

55.37km from Bamboo Island

Karon Beach in Phuket is one of the longest beaches on the island, spanning 5 km of fine white sand overlooking the Andaman Sea. The northern end of the beach is usually deserted, making it an excellent spot for those who want the beach to themselves. The southern end, close to Kata, tends to be busier but it isn't that hard to find a nice spot for yourself.

Khao Phing Kan

Khao Phing Kan

60.33km from Bamboo Island

A small island in the Phang Nga province, Thailand, which was famous for its natural beauty. The island is flourished with beautiful limestone karst towers and it is part of the Phang Nga national park. Now a lot of tourists have been attracted to this area.

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Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island

Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

Entirely surrounded by a strip of white sand, it is is covered with lush vegetation including Casuarinas trees and the Bamboo trees that gave its name to the island.