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Tham Chao Le - Located to the west of Laem Sak, Tham Chao Le is a cave that sits within the bay, where mountains and picturesque islands surround it. The prehistoric paintings of men, animals, and geometric symbols, as well as, stalactite and stalagmite formations are found. It is assumed that the paintings may have been painted after those of Tham Phi Hua To. Canoeing near the cave is possible. Tham Chao Le is accessible by a boat service or rental boat from Laem Sak. The trip takes 10 to 15 minutes.


Koh Karot / Garose - It is situated to the east of the end of Laem Sak.  Canoeing is possible.


Koh Dang - With its white sandy beach stretching 25 metres, Koh Dang offers a cave measuring 70 metres wide and 20 metres high, and a diving spot for coral reefs.

Mu Koh Hong - Mu Koh Hong is a group of islands including Koh Lao or Koh Saka, Koh Lao Riam,

Koh Pakka and Koh Lao Lading. Koh Hong or Koh Lao Pile is the biggest island in the south.

Most of them are limestone islands with crystal clear water, fine beaches, coral reefs in

both deep and shallow water, most suited for diving and fishing. There is a 400-metre hiking

trail around Koh Hong. This area is also suitable for sea-canoeing. The park’s entrance fees

for adults and children are 200 and 100 Baht, respectively. In addition, the park charges

20 Baht for camping on the island. Visitors must bring their own tents. Mu Koh Hong is

accessible by long-tail boat from Ao Nang. The trip takes about an hour.

To get there: Located 46 kilometres from the provincial town of Krabi, Mu Koh Hong is situated at Than Bokkhorani, Tambon Ao Luek Tai, a distance from the Talat Ao Luek Intersection. Proceed along the Ao Luek - Laem Sak route for one kilometre. Alternatively, take the local taxi or Song Thaeo ride (Krabi –  Ao Luek Neua – Tai) from Amphoe Mueang and get off at the park’s  entrance.


Susan Hoi or Fossils Shell Beach, Krabi features a slab formed from a huge number of embedded various types of molluscs which can be dated to about 40 million years ago. This shell graveyard at Ban Laem Pho was once a large freshwater swamp, the habitat of diverse molluscs. With changes on the surface of the earth, seawater

flooded the freshwater swamp and the limestone elements in the seawater enveloped the submerged

molluscs resulting in a homogenous layer of fossilized mollusc shells 40 centimetres thick known as

Shelley Limestone. With geographical upheavals, the limestone layer is now distributed in great broken

sheets of impressive magnitude on the seashore. The site is located 17 kilometres from the town.

Krabi Province Page 14, Krabi Horticultural Centre and Hat Tham Phra Nang,

Krabi Province in Thailand, some of the Islands to visit