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Top 13 attractions to explore in Krabi

The area is dotted with solitary limestone peaks, both on land and in the sea. Krabi's limestone hills contain many caves, most having stalactites and stalagmites. Some even contain prehistoric rock-paintings depicting humans, animals, and geometrical shapes.

Attractions in Krabi

Ao Nang BeachAo Nang Beach, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81180, Thailand

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.

Bamboo IslandAo 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.

Emerald Pool & Blue PoolKhlong Thom Nuea, Khlong Thom District, Krabi 81120, Thailand

Two beautiful pools at the middle of a WildLife Sanctury.

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park79, ตำบล อ่าวนาง อำเภอเมืองกระบี่ กระบี่ 81180, Thailand

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.

Khao Phanom Bencha National ParkThab Prik, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

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.

Ko Mai PhaiKo Mai Phai, Khlong Prasong, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81130, Thailand

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.

Ko Phi Phi DonKo Phi Phi Don, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi, Thailand

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

Ko Phi Phi LeeKo Phi Phi Lee, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi, Thailand

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 PodaKo Poda, Krabi, Thailand

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.

Mu Ko Lanta National ParkMu Ko Lanta National Park, Moo 5, Tambon Ko Lanta Yai, Amphoe Ko Lanta, Krabi, 81150, ตำบล เกาะลันตาใหญ่ อำเภอเกาะลันตา กระบี่ 81150, Thailand

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.

Railay BeachRailay Beach, Ao Nang, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi, Thailand

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.

Tiger Cave Temple, KrabiKrabi Noi, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

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

Wat Kaew KorawararamSai Thai, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

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.

Map of attractions in Krabi