Ao Tha Lane
There are both large and small islands. The main ones are: Laga or Saga Island , Lao Riem Island , and Lao Lading Island . These islands have great hollows inside them. Kho Hong is the largest. It is rocky with coral formations in both shallow and deep waters; they are great for diving, fishing and boating.
A group of 83 islands lie within Ao Nang Bay, many of which are rapidly accessible by a long tail boat ride. From the town of Ao Nang , you can enjoy tremendous views of surrounding islands, including Kho Poda, while relaxing on the long stretch of a beautiful beach that runs the length of the town. Boats are available for Rai lay Beach and Phra Nang.
Kho Poda & Kho Kai
Lying just off the coast of AO Nang , Ko Poda's fine white sand and warm water make it the perfect place to spend the day snorkeling, scuba diving or sunbathing on this beautiful gem of the Andaman sea. Enjoy the 30 minute trip across the water.
Railay and Phra Nang Beaches
Considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Railay beach is just a short boat ride away from Ao Nang. At the end of the beach, explore the dramatic limestone formations of the Phra Nang caves, which have drawn rock-climbers from all over the world. It's one of Krabi's most special places.
Susaan Hoi, or Shell Fossil Beach , is the sight of a remarkable geological formation, a 75 million year-old "shell cemetery". Successive layering of shells over millions of years created the "Shelly limestone", which is over 40 cm. thick. Scientifically verified, this product of the Tertiary Age exists in only two other places in the world.
Mangrove Forest (Sea Canoe or Long tail boat cruising)
Right behind Jao Fah Pier in Krabi town lies one of Krabi's richest natural wonders: kilometers of pristine Mangrove Forest, home to an astonishing variety of birds which have drawn birdwatchers from all over the world. Cruising in a long tail boat or a sea canoe, keep your eyes open for species such as Gurney's Pittas, Brown-winged Kingfishers, Flamebacks, Pacific Reef Eagles and Dollarbirds.
Kho Phi Phi Don and Kho Phi Phi Lay
One of the most beautiful island groups in the world, the Phi Phi Island group actually consists of six islands, lying 43 km. from the coast of Krabi . The two largest, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lay offer spectacular snorkeling, scuba diving and canoeing in protected coves amidst beautifully preserved coral beds. Both islands harbor secluded white, sandy beaches as well as abundant bird, animal and sea life. You can hike the 1.2 km. nature trail on Phi Phi Don for a stunning view of the island and surrounding ocean or take a long-tail boat around Phi Phi Lay and view the famous Swiftlet bird nest caves, where villagers perch on precarious bamboo scaffolds to collect the nests, highly prized in Chinese cuisine. The Phi Phi islands may be reached easily from Jao Fah Pier in town or from Ao Nang Beach.
Khao Kanab Nam
Regarded as the symbol of Krabi; these two limestone karsts rise up over 100 meters from the water and contain caves complete with stalactites and stalagmites. Khao Kanab Nam is easily reached by boat From Krabi town.
Wat Tham Sua Meditation Center
Just 9 km. from Krabi town " Tiger Cave " temple is a must-see on your exploration of Krabi. Set dramatically against the AO Luk Tanu Mountain Range, the dense forest shelters dramatic caves and Krabi's largest temple. There's much to see and do here, including climbing the 300 steps to see the Buddha's footprints and exploring the trails and caves that wind through the forest floor.
Huoy Toe Waterfall
Located in the Khao Phanom Bencha National Park , this waterfall is just a short trip from the hotel. The waterfall has 11 levels, each of which contains a natural pool of clear water at least 4 or 5 meters wide; the luxurious surrounding jungle makes the setting even more beautiful.
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
The entrance to this magnificent national park lies 20 km. outside of Krabi town and contains many interesting sites, including the Huoy Toe, Huoy Saday and Ton Hahn waterfalls, the Tahm Khao Ping Cave with many fascinating stalactites and stalagmites, as well as miles of lush forest and rugged hills. Khao Phanom Bencha is also one of Krabi's most important wildlife reserves and is home to more than 156 species of birds and 32 species of mammals. Two hiking trails penetrate into the heart of the park but involve steep climbing. However, if you're up to it, the hike is well worth the trip.
Thung Tieo Nature Trail
Located 16 km from the town of Klong Tom in southern Krabi, this natural trail was created to help conserve the area's last remnant of true lowland forest in southern Thailand . The trail itself is just 2.7 km long and crosses mostly on ground level through the forest. It's an excellent opportunity to observe the many species of bird, plant and animal life, which inhabit the park. At the end of the trail lies a clear water pool, perfect for a quick swim at the end of your walk.
Nam Tok Ron (Hot Spring)
There's nothing quite so spectacular as relaxing in a shady natural hot spring, surrounded by the towering rainforest. You can enjoy this unique experience at the Nam Tok Ron in the Tambon Klong Tom Nua, 12 km. from the District Headquarters.
Than Bokharani National Park
Located in Ao Luk, is Than Bokharani National Park. Shady trails wind through the park's magnificent forest. Walk through the park to the cave at the river's source and enjoy a cool dip in the crystal-clear small lake in front of the cave. It is said that if you swim once in the waters here, you will always come back.
Ao Luk is also famous for a number of other beautiful natural sites, including the spectacular Diamond, Tham Hua Galok (famous for its ancient cave paintings) and Tham Lod caves. All three caves are close together and can be seen using a long tail boat from Than Bokharani, including a breathtaking sail through Tham Lod to view stalactites and stalagmites.
Tham Pee Hua Toe or Tham Hua Galok
It's a large cave with many grottos, situated on a hill in the middle of the water, surrounded by mangroves. Long ago, a human skull of larger than ordinary size was found in the cave from which came the name "Pee Hua Toe" or "Big-headed ghost", aside from this, there are a lot of prehistoric drawings on the cave walls representing people, animals, and various organs. There are also vast numbers of shells in the sedimentary rock. To get there, take a boat from Bor Tor Pier, the same place you would leave from to get to Tham Lod Nua Tai.