Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok is southern Thailand’s biggest national park, and part of the kingdom’s largest area of protected evergreen forest. It’s easy to visit from Krabi, though an overnight stay is preferable to a day trip.

Elephant Trekking – Trip Report

We go elephant trekking in a small camp on the outskirts of the Phanom Bencha National Park, where the animals are treated as part of the family.

Hot Springs and Crystal Pool

In the south of Krabi province in Klong Thom district (around 70km from town and near the Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve), are nature’s […]

Choosing a Krabi dive school

Not all dive schools are created equal and it is worth doing some research before you book: check things like safety records, but also go in and talk to them. A face to face impression will often give you a better insight.

White water rafting in Krabi

We take to the rapids and find out whether white water rafting in Krabi is worth adding to your holiday itinerary.

What to do in Krabi in the afternoon & evening

If you’re arriving in Krabi in the afternoon, you’ll soon find that you are not able to join most of the excursions on offer, as they all depart early morning. Here, we round up some ideas of what to do instead on your first day.

Krabi island cruises

Most yacht or sailing cruises around the Krabi islands depart from Phuket, though there is a marina here and there are also a few live aboard options available.

Krabi’s shell fossil explained

What is this mysterious “fossil shell” that is signposted everywhere, and why is it not on any organised tour itineraries? Find out the answers here.

Krabi’s outdoor aquarium

The closest Krabi has to an “aquarium”, this working research and breeding centre is open to the public and offers a glimpse of Andaman marine life.

Top ten rainy day activities

With so many of Krabi’s attractions being outdoors, it’s hard to know what to do if it rains: we round up some of the best solutions for wet weather.

Accessible holidays in Krabi

Justin Frishberg, a former British paralympian, reports on his trip to Krabi and how the area is learning to accommodate disabled travellers

Spas & Massage in Krabi

Indulge in pampering on a high level at one of Krabi’s luxury spas; or reach equal heights of bliss with a firm Thai massage in a more prosaic setting.

Playing golf in Krabi

There are only two golf courses in Krabi, one 9-hole and one 18-hole: find out where they are and how to get there.

Thai boxing in Krabi

Thai kick boxing, or muay thai, is Thailand’s national sport. It’s also become a popular workout and fitness method. Find out where you can train or watch the sport in Krabi.

Cycling tours of Krabi

You may think only lunatics would brave the scorching heat to pedal around Krabi: you may even be right! But cover up and stay hydrated and the rewards are many…

Elephant trekking in Krabi

Why you should still consider elephant trekking: read about the pros and cons of riding elephants in Krabi, with not a scary video or dodgy meme in sight.

Fishing in Krabi

Fishing enthusiasts in Krabi can choose between open sea fishing for a day out at the islands, or freshwater game fishing parks to stay on dry land.

Rock climbing in Krabi

Don’t visit Railay or Ton Sai without trying your hand at rock climbing. The peninsula is a climbing Mecca and can accommodate beginners as well as seasoned climbers.

Spending a romantic break in Krabi

Taking a break with your loved one? See what Krabi has to offer for a romantic getaway – find the best activities, restaurants, spas and more.