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Thale Waek or Separated Sea  One of Thailand's unseen highlights, Thale Waek is situated along

Koh Dam Khwan. As the tide recedes, the sea is gradually separated by the white sand and

limestone beach that will appear to connect amazingly the two islands at low tide. The best time

to visit Thale Waek is 5 days before and after the full moon from December to beginning of May.

To visit Thale Waek, proceed on Highway No. 4034 from the city, then turn left and follow Highway

No. 4202 to Ao Nang. Rental boats with a maximum of 8 - 10 passengers are available at a rate of

800 – 1,000 Baht. During the lowest tide of the day, the sea is gradually separated by the white

sand and limestone beach that will appear to connect two islands. From being the site of a meditation centre, it is also a place of archaeological interest, dating from the prehistoric into proto-historic times. Stone tools, potsherds, and unbaked clay votive tablets have been found.


Namtok Ron Khlong Thom .The waterfall, located quite near the Emerald pool, is in a shady forest

area with numerous hot springs. The hot springs and cool streams converge on a slope to form lovely

cascades of warm water with a temperature of 40-50 degrees Celsius. The best time to visit is from

7.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. To reach the waterfall visitors should travel

45 kilometres from town to Amphoe Khlong Thom, then take Sukhaphiban 2 Road for another

12 kilometres. The admission fee is 10 Baht per person.


Khao Pra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Ban Bang Tiao, 18 kilometres from Amphoe Khlong Thom. Major attractions in this Sanctuary includes a 2.7-kilo meter nature trail through lowland forests, the Emerald Pool and a variety of natural habitats. The forest is home to rare birds like Gurney's Pitta, Rufus-coloured Kingfisher, Black Hornbill, and various kinds of plants. Visitors are allowed to stay overnight but they have to bring their own tents.


Mu Koh Lanta National Park Covering a total area of 152 square kilometres, Mu Koh Lanta National Park is located in Amphoe Koh Lanta and consists of many islands. Some major islands are Koh Lanta Yai, Koh Lanta Noi, Koh Taleng Beng, as well as, other surrounding islands like Mu Koh Ha, Mu Koh Rok, and Koh Ngai.


Tham Khao Phueng This group of five caves, which is about three kilometres from the park's office, has sparkling white walls and countless stalagmites and stalactites of various shapes resembling mushrooms, pagodas and curtains.This group of five caves, which is about three kilometres from the park's office, has sparkling white walls and countless stalagmites and stalactites of various shapes resembling mushrooms, pagodas and curtains







Krabi Province Page 11, Islands, Mountains and Temples