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13 Best Things to do in Krabi

 
  • If you are adventurous at heart there are plenty of things to do in Krabi which brings to some of the popular water sports and rock climbing too. You can experience one of the most beautiful beach Railay where you will be blessed with ultimate peace and tranquillity. While you are in Karbi and you feel yourself surrounded by palm and pine trees you can be sure that you have reaches Koh Poda.

    You can also find a beautiful coral reef which lies about 20 meters from the beach. Many people love to take up snorkelling as adventure activity here. However, you will also find many sea kayakers too.

    Here are some of the best things to do in Karbi:

  • 01Scuba Diving in Krabi

    One of the must do activity in Krabi is Scuba Diving. There are many dive centres in Krabi which offers diving tours of different time span and for novice divers to professional ones. There are courses which stretch for more than one day for the interested divers. Krabi is known for its unique and beautiful seascapes where one can enjoy with family and friends and experience the adventure of scuba diving at its best.



    The prominent scuba diving sites in Krabi includes islands in Ao Nang, Phi Phi Marine park, Shark Point Marine Sanctuary, Grottos at Ko Ha Yai, King Cruiser Superdays and many others. Every dive site has separate dive level and rules and policies of each is different.

    Best Season: October to May is good for diving but the ideal time is from January to April

  • 02Snorkeling in Krabi

    Snorkelling tours are quite popular entertaining activity in Krabi. In fact travellers from all parts of the world come here to experience the beautiful destinations in and around Krabi and explore snorkelling in its dynamic locations. The best part of enjoying this sport in Krabi is that, there are multiple locations to execute the tour with different levels of expertise but with professional’s guidance for all.

    There are professional trainers who can help the non divers enjoy the sport as much as the trained individuals. Some of the preferred snorkelling locations in Krabi are Ko Hai Yai Caverns and Lagoons, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, Phi Phi Islands and local limestone Islands in Ao Nang Bay. Excellent scenic beauty, superior marine life, thrilling adventure, breathtaking views, white coral reefs and an exotic and outstanding experience is the essence of this tour in Krabi.

    Best season: October to May
  • 03Rock Climbing in Krabi

    It is none other than the monumental limestone rocks available in Krabi that attracts climbers from all across the world. Even the non climbers get attracted to the sport after reaching the multiple climbing destinations available in Krabi. The most preferred and attractive places tpo explore rock climbing in Krabi are Railay and Ton Sai and many others in southern Thailand Railay is known for its climbing facilities as it is suitable for all levels of climbers with multiple challenges.

    Safe techniques are used in Krabi for this sport activity and there are detail courses organised by centres to make interested individuals learn the sport and execute them to meet up their adventurous instinct. Suitable for all ages the training courses stretches from 1 to 3 days and the cost varies from 1000-6000Baht.

    Best season: November to March when the weather is dry. Wet months from April to September are better avoided.
  • 04Canyoning in Krabi

    Canyoning is an excellent sports activity in Krabi considering its opportunity, guidance and availability of location. It’s a pure adrenaline activity and can be marked as a classy extreme sport even if the difficulty level is quite low. The centres usually don’t allow below 6 years of age and there is combination of shorter and longer routes as per the preference of travellers. The Ao Nang area are best for the canyoning sport.

    For the beginners there are less difficult levels while for professionals there are critical ones. However proper training and safety measures are ensured by each centre and all the way through life savers accompany to control the extreme situations. The centres provide pick up and drop facilities from the hotel so its convenient for the travellers. The rates for such tours are different for each centre.

    Best season: November to March
  • 05Rappeling in Krabi

    When it comes to Rappelling then Krabi provides the ideal spot for the sport. For all the adventurous seeking travellers, Krabi provides the best of rappelling adventure in its prominent destinations like Railay Beach, Koh Hong and Tonsai Beach. The gigantic pillars of karst limestone and steep descent make an ideal base for the sport. All the rappelling tours organised in Krabi are conducted by efficient and experienced trainers who guides the amateur ones with the rules and safety tips of the sport.

     An absolute thrilling activity this sport is a must do one in Krabi islands. Though the cost of the rappelling tours are different for each place but on an average its about 1000 Baht for half day courses and about 1800 Baht for full day courses approximately. Equipments are usually provided by the centres and many have insurance coverage too for difficult levels.

    Best season: January to April
  • 06Canoeing in Krabi

    Krabi islands have the most fascinating coastlines with hidden caves, soaring limestone cliffs, lagoons and specified eco systems. Conoeing in Krabi is an excellent entertaining activity considering its scope to explore the stunning beauty of hidden Krabi and enjoy relaxation, excitement, tranquillity, harmony and pure pleasure.

     For all those who love paddling can set on the journey to experience dramatic and vivid forgotten caves, tropical greens, 3000 years old pre historic paintings and picturesque surrounding on the bay of Krabi. There are several tour operators in Krabi whom can be contacted in this regard. The tours offers varies in time and price per person so a careful and researched choice is advisable.

    Best season: May to November when the rivers are not dry.
  • 07Ziplining in Krabi

    Another popular activity which excites the travellers hugely is Ziplining in Krabi. The activity includes journey from one tree to another with the means of several gears like tightropes, ziplines, ladders, “flying” broomsticks, bicycles and even skateboards. The sport has three difficulty levels including easy, medium and difficult. The sport can be played by all but the only condition is that the person needs to be above 120cm in height. Organised at the Fun Park, Krabi, this entertaining sport needs fabulous fitness and superb energy. There are elaborate training courses to learn the sport and each level has specific number of activities. The total program is a half day long program and is available in other adventurous parks in Krabi too.

     Best season: The sport can be enjoyed all year through and in Fun Park it’s done regularly.
  • 08Hiking in Krabi

    When it comes to thrilling and adventurous sports in Krabi then one just cannot miss hiking in Krabi. The most challenging and difficult trail is the Ngorn Nak Mountain, a difficult terrain but opted by many interested hikers. Its a 3.7km walk to the summit with some steep parts which needs to be covered carefully.



    The summit is around 1640 feet. Apart from this there are other hiking trails in Krabi like Ao Nanag, Dragon Crest mountail trail, walk around Phi Phi, Ban Ko Phi Phi and many others. There may be charges for hiking in few trails but the Naka Mountain is within the national park and there are absolutely no charges to hike the trail. One should carry all necessary equipments and if there is no experience of hiking then one should do the same after fetching training from the specified agencies.

    Best season: The sport can be enjoyed all year through


  • 09Camping in Krabi

    One of the best activities that entertain all in Krabi is island hopping and camping. There are various options in this regard like camping in Phi Phi Island, Bamboo Island, Hin Klang Island, Ao nang Beach and many others. There are various touring companies which have their own tents, cooking utensils and arrangements to make the camping tour more comfortable and entertaining.



    The islands usually have no transport but in Phi Phi islands one can travel around with bicycles. One can relax in these tours and experience scenic extravaganza, ultimate relaxation and harmonious ambiance in these tours. The prices of each tour are different from the other and one needs to contact the camping agencies after deciding the location. It’s a splendid way to relax, rejuvenate and spend quality time with friends and family.

    Best season: The sport can be enjoyed all year through


  • 10River Rafting in Krabi

    A very recent yet popular water sport activity introduced in Krabi is the river rafting. It is offered by some of the local companies which use the rapids of Songprak River for the sport. Based in Phang Nga province this river is only at a distance of 1.5 hours drive from Ao Nang.



    The run for river rafting is about 5-7 km in length and the difficulty level varies from grade 2 to 4. The sport is not much difficult but undoubtedly it’s a pure adrenalin activity and suitable for all except for small kids, pregnant women and people having back problems.

    The longer course of 7km is the more difficult one and should be opted by trained individual. In most cases the river rafting tour is combined with other activities like elephant trekking, safari camping etc.The average cost of these tours differs from one place to another but still approximately it ranges from 1000 Baht to 2500 Baht.


  • 11Tubing in Krabi

    Another popular sport that attracts the travellers of Krabi is Tubing in the river. Like every other sport tubing has its own difficult levels but under proper guidance and trained individuals from the agencies this sport can be enjoyed by every individual. To enjoy beautiful nature and thrilling experience on the river this sport is unparallel.

    For tubing the best time in Krabi is from May to November where the climate is wet and the rivers remain flooded. January to April are drier months and not suitable for tubing. Majorly Ao Nang area, Phang Nga is popular places for tubing. For the sport the minimum eligible age is 6 years old and maximum age is 60. Life jackets, helmets and other gears for the sport are given by sport agencies only.


  • 12Fishing in Krabi

    For the lovers of game fishing, Krabi can act as a paradise with multiple opportunities. There are long tail boats which allow two persons to go fishing with all arrangements. One can sit back and relax, sun bathe in excellent ambience and enjoy the spectacular scenery.



    The best places for fishing are majorly closer to the main 4 islands near Ao Nang. This is about a 15 min boat ride from the main bank. Usually the fishing boat suppliers in these areas are itself fishermen and they know both the sport as well as the waters extremely well.

    So for them it is easy to guide the tourist in the waters as well provides tips for better fishing to catch some mackeral, grouper, barracuda etc. Night fishing is also available but for that one needs to pre book the boat way before the ride.


  • 13ATV in Krabi

    When it comes to entertaining activities in Krabi, there remains plenty of options and one such is ATV adventure in Krabi Province. There are several reputed ATV centres located in Krabi and all remains operational throughout the year. Every institute prefers to provide a training of 2 to 3 hours before handing over the vehicle. The tour usually covers places in and around Ao Nang, Ao Nam Mao etc.



    The tours are done with high end machinery and the routes consist of various types of terrains. In them some are adapted for beginners whereas others are meant for challenging participants. The tour usually stretches for 2.5 to 3 hours for a round trip. The terrain is an adventurous track with multiple obstacles, log bridges and mud path through forest.

    Best Season: Throughout the year.