8 Things You Must Do During Your Visit to Krabi Island

By Rozanne Amath | 18, Jan, 2018
8 Things You Must Do During Your Visit to Krabi Island

Krabi Island is now becoming one of the most prominent tourist destinations in Thailand. This is because it is a location filled with amazingly beautiful natural landscapes that create the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of the most exciting family-friendly activities in Krabi. With the island getting its own international airport, you should definitely consider travelling to this location for your next family adventure. We have put together a list of top activities in Krabi Island, especially with all you family travellers in mind.

1. Island Hopping

Yes, island hopping is one of the top activities in Krabi Island, which is exactly as fun as it sounds. Krabi province comprises of a cluster of islands, namely, Poda Islands, Hing Islands and the Phi Phi Islands. As the breathtakingly beautiful coastline of Krabi greets you, you can hop on a speedboat to ride to any one of these islands. Due to the lesser number of crowds gathering to this part of Thailand you will be able to enjoy the untouched natural splendour of these exotic islands.

 

2. Visit Krabi Emerald Pool

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Located in the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park, a visit to the Emerald Pool is definitely not to be missed. In order to reach the area, you would need to embark on an exotic nature trek. The journey is a great way to witness rare species of fauna and flora including the once extinct Pitta Gurney bird. This is one of the most ideal family-friendly activities in Krabi, especially if you are travelling with children, as it will create a true appreciation of nature.

 

3. Take a tour of Krabi Town

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A tour through the charming and laid back Krabi Town will definitely be a rewarding experience your entire family will enjoy. It is a great way to witness the splendour of daily life in Krabi and learn more about the Thai culture and its amazing hospitality.

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4. Explore the Ao Luk mangrove and caves

The Ao Luk mangrove and caves is a great place to enjoy a lovely family adventure. Located about 40 km from Krabi Town, this is one of the best-preserved natural ecosystems in the country. One of the top activities in Krabi Island you can enjoy while in this area is to go kayaking where you can journey through a mangrove forest surrounded by lush green landscapes and limestone cliffs.

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5. Enjoy an elephant trek

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An elephant trek joins the list of top activities in Krabi Island as one of the oldest tours available. Being able to get close these amazingly beautiful gentle giants is an experience anyone would love. As you visit the elephant bank you all can enjoy a host of family-friendly activities in Krabi like elephant baths and rides through the jungle.

 

6. Spend time at Koh Hong

Koh Hong features one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Apart from spending some relaxing family time together, you all can create some fun memories engaging in super fun beach sports like sea bathing, snorkelling, scuba diving, sunbathing and so much more.

 

7. Enjoy a unique shopping experience

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Krabi Island is a well-known location for hosting many different types of markets including night markets, morning markets, food markets and even second-hand clothes markets. Exploring all these markets is definitely one of the top activities in Krabi Island as you will be able to get your healthy dose of retail therapy and pick up some authentic goods at reasonable prices.

8. Treat your taste buds to unique Thai cuisine

This could be by far one of the most enjoyable family-friendly activities in Krabi you all will enjoy. Although you may have tried out food claiming to be Thai dishes, you would only be able to taste the very best of Thai cuisine when you visit the restaurants in the area. Street food vendors are also great stops to grab some delicious treats.

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