“The Beach” needs more time to recover from heavy tourist traffic, say the Department of National Parks.
With so many options to visit the beautiful Krabi islands, it can be confusing to know which is the best tour for your needs. We’ve broken it down here.
Rent a longtail boat or speed boat and discover a more flexible and relaxing way to visit the islands. We show you how to do it and the costs involved.
The “4 Islands” in Krabi (not to be confused with the “4 Islands” in Koh Lanta or Trang!) are one of the most popular day trips available, offering white sand beaches, snorkelling and a relatively short travel time.
Despite the crowds, the Phi Phi Islands remain a “must-see” on any visit to Krabi. The colours are unlike anywhere on Earth and the shifting landscape is spectacular.
Discover the four gems in the Hong Island group: Koh Hong, Lao Lading, Koh Pakbia and Koh Rai. Each offers white sand beaches and clear water, less than an hour from the mainland coast.
Starting from June 2015, all islands in Krabi Province will be more expensive to visit, thanks to a rise in the National Park entry fees. Find out how much you can expect to pay.
Though the movie is more than 40 years old, The Man With the Golden Gun is still bringing big business to a little rock in Phang Nga. Find out why – and how – you should visit.
There are both positive and negative aspects of visiting the Krabi islands during the monsoon. Find out what to expect with our handy guide.
We took the speed boat island-hopping trip to Koh Hong in Krabi unannounced: read our in-depth, independent report with real pictures from the day.
Get the lowdown on Krabi’s “7 Islands Sunset” trip: is it worth the extra price, and is it really any different from the normal 4 Islands tour?
If you have a large group, then you can rent the regular ferry to take you on a mini-cruise of the islands. Find out what to expect here.
If you’re planning a trip to Phi Phi, find out exactly what to expect with our blow-by-blow report on the standard speed boat tour from Krabi.