Caves and Waterfalls in Krabi - Where to go?
Railay Bay
Phra Nang Nok Cave or Princess Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nok)
Phra Nang Nok Cave or Princess Cave
Phra Nang Nok Cave or Princess Cave
Many visitors to Phra Nang beach simply go there to soak up the sun, laze on the white sand and admire the stunning Krabi scenery. Flanked to its left and right by the neighboring beaches of East and West Railay, Phra Nang commands an enviable location on the tip of the headland looking out on the emerald expanse of the Andaman Sea. However, some local people visiting Phra Nang aren’t just there to admire the surroundings.

They are there to make offerings to Phra Nang herself, the Princess Goddess who is believed to reside in the cave underneath the cliff at one end of the beach.
Area: West Railay, Railay Bay
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. – 05.00 pm.
How to get there: From Ao Nang, longtail boats can take you directly to Phra Nang beach. Journey time is a little over 10 minutes. If you arrive at West Railay you will need to walk through to East Railay and then follow the path along the beach and around the base of the cliff (towards the Rayavadee Resort) until you reach Phra Nang beach.
Phra Nang Nai Cave or Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai)
Located behind Diamond Cave Resort. It's a part of Moo Koh Phi Phi and Nopparatthara Marine National Park. Path is good for visitors to walk through. Cave is pretty short for 10-15 minutes sight-seeing. Don't miss if you come to Railay even though it is quite hard to find.

Area: Railay Bay
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. – 05.00 pm.
Admission Fee: Adult: 20 Baht / Child: 10 Baht (Price is subject to change without prior notice)
Phi Phi Island
Wai King Cave (Tham Wai King)
Koh Kai Island (Chicken Island)
Wai King Cave
In the northeastern part of Phi Phi Le Island, is the location of the Waiking cave where the King Phumiphol Adulyadej had been here and gave the new name as "Phaya Nak Cave" because there is one stone looked like the head of naga which local people who collect the nests of swallow birds pay their respects. In this cave, eastern side and southern side, you would find the historical paints of elephant and many kinds of boats pictures.

Large cave about 80 meters high with beautiful stalactite stalagmite. East and south. Will find historical paintings modern elephant and boat types. It is also the island to collect bird's nest concession. Normally not open to the outside inside. Fear will interfere with nesting birds in the nest. But when the painting. Is open to view, sometimes from time to time.
Visitors can now see only the front of the cave. Because people fear that the care of the cave. This will disturb the nesting birds nest. Then open the only occasionally.

Area: Phi Phi Le Island
Location: In the northeastern part of Phi Phi Le Island
Administered by: Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
Activities: Historical Sight Seeing, Cave
Koh Lanta
Khao Mai Kaew Cave (Tham Khao Mai Kaew)
Khao Mai Kaew Cave
Khao Mai Kaew Cave
A great break from the beach is a trip to the Khao Mai Kaew caves which are located in the center of the island, offering a wonder of rocks and caverns and housing spectacular stalactites and stalagmites. Even the hike to the caves is through a pleasant forest. Moreover, the real fun begins when you descend through a small indistinct hole in the rocks and enter the series of diverse caverns. Some sections are large as church halls, others require you to squeeze through on your hands and knees. Sights include impressive stalactites and stalagmites, bats and some sections in the cave create a cavern pool that you can swim in.

Area: Klong Nin Beach, Lanta Island (Koh Lanta)
Location: The hills above the Klong Nin village.
How to get there: Visit as part of an elephant trekking tour, or drive yourself.
Krabi Town
Khao Phueng Cave (Tham Khao Phueng)
Sadet Cave
Sadet Cave
Khao Phung Cave is located some 3 kilometers from the park's office. Another 5 caves are in the area nearby. The cave's beauty is enhanced by countless stalagmites and stalactites of various shapes. Some are like mushrooms, other pagodas and curtains. The walls are white and glitter brightly.

Area: near Krabi Town
Administered by: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
Location: 170 Moo 4, Tubprik, Mueang, Krabi 81110
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 0716, 0 7566 0717; Website: web3.dnp.go.th
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 am. – 06.00 pm.
Sadet Cave (Tham Sadet)
This beautiful cave adorned with stalactites and stalagmites is located at Ban Nong Kok, Sai Thai Subdistrict, 7 kilometers from town on Highway No. 4034. "Sadet" means visit, and the use of the term in the name of the cave refers to the royal visit to the site in 1909 by the King Rama VI (at that time that Crown Prince).

Area: near Krabi Town
Location: Baan Nong Kok, Sai Thai, Muang, Krabi 81110
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 2163 (Tourism Krabi Province)
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.30 am. – 04.30 pm.
Suea Khao Kaeo Cave Ao Luk Thanu (Tham Suea Khao Kaeo Ao Luk Thanu)
This cave is located at Ban Tham Suea, Tambon Krabi Noi, 9 kilometres from the provincial town of Krabi via Phetchakasem Road (Highway No. 4) and turning left onto Ratsadon Phatthana Road (Highway No. 4037). Suea Cave (Tham Suea) means tiger cave because the cave in front of Ao Luk Thanu Range or Khao Kaeo features natural rock impressions of tiger paws and real tigers once roamed this area. The surrounding area is covered with lush forest and enormous trees hundreds of years old, particularly in the Khiri Wong Valley.

Mountains are on all sides and there are smaller caves in great numbers such as Khonthan Cave (Tham Khonthan), Lot Cave (Tham Lot), Chang Kaeo Cave (Tham Chang Kaeo), Luk Thanu Cave (Tham Luk Thanu), and Phra Cave (Tham Phra). Aside from being the site of a meditation centre, it is also a place of archaeological interest, dating from the prehistoric into proto-historic times. Stone tools, potsherds, and unbaked clay votive tablets have been found. In addition to this, there are trekking routes, and a trail of 1,272 steps leading to the lookout point for a bird's eye view of the place.

Area: near Krabi Town
Contact: Tel: 0 7570 1056, 0 7563 1450-1
Opening Hours: 08.00 am. - 04.30 pm.
Other Location
Chao Le Cave (Tham Chao Le)
Phi Hua To Cave or Hua Kalok Cave
Phi Hua To Cave or Hua Kalok Cave
A beautiful cave adorned with stalactites and stalagmites as well as prehistoric cave paintings depicting people, animals and various geometrical shapes. These paintings are assumed to have been painted after those of Phi Hua To Cave (Tham Phi Hua To). The cave is located to the west of Laem Sak in a bay surrounded by mountains and picturesque islands. The cave can be reached by taking a 10 to 15-minute boat trip from Laem Sak.
Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Location: Ban Laem Sak (Laem Sak Village), Laem Sak, Ao Luk, Krabi 81110
Contact: Tel: 0 7562 2163
How to get there: Chao Le Cave is accessible by a boat service or rental boat from Laem Sak. The trip takes 10 to 15 minutes.
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. – 04.00 pm.
Lot Nuea and Lot Tai Cave (Tham Lot Nuea and Tham Lot Tai)
To visit these two caves take the Ao Luk-Laem Sak route for approximately two kilometers and then take a right turn to the Bo Tho Pier. From the pier, hire a rental boat and travel along the Tha Prang Canal for approximately 15 minutes. After passing a mangrove swamp, you will see Lot Tai Cave a cave beneath a limestone hill with a stream flowing through narrow passages. The main attractions are beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Lot Nuea Cave is a large cavern with meandering passages longer than those of the Tai Cave, which are navigable only during low tide.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Phet Cave (Tham Phet)
Phet Cave is located 3 kms from the intersection at Ao Luk Nua market. In front is enshrined an image of Buddha. The name of this cave "Phet" means "diamond", and indeed sparkling stone casts beautiful reflections on the cave walls. The best way to get there is to first contact the National Park Office at Tharn Boke Korani for guide. Be sure to bring along a flashlight.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Administered by: Than Bok Khorani National Park
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Phi Hua To Cave or Hua Kalok Cave (Tham Phi Hua To or Tham Hua Kalok)
Located just 500 meters from Lot Cave (Tham Lot), the cave can only be visited by boat from Bo Tho Pier. The cave is in Phi Hua To Mountain which is surrounded by mangrove swamps. There are 2 different paths inside the cave. On the left lies the shortcut to the back of the cave where the sunlight can shine through, and on the right is a path to a natural hall believed to have been a shelter for prehistoric people. Prehistoric paintings of men, animals, human organs and numerous seashells can be seen in the cave. The discovery of big human skulls in the cave, resulted in the caves present name.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Administered by: Than Bok Khorani National Park
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Phra Cave (Tham Phra)
Phra Cave is 3 kms. from Ao Luk market. It contains a very old Buddha image which was later braced by two other equal-sized images and smaller wooden images round the base.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Song Pi Nong Cave or Poon Neua Tai Cave (Tham Song Pi Nong or Tham Poon Neua Tai)
Song Pi Nong Cave or Poon Neua Tai Cave lies west of Pi Hua Cave Toh. Inside were found human skeleton remains, pottery, earrings, and bronze bracelets.

Area: Other Location, Khao Phanom District
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 9455
Sra Yuan Tong Cave (Tham Sra Yuan Tong)
At a depth of 30 meters, Sa Yuan Thong Cave features spectacular interiors with amazing strangely-formed stalagmites and stalactites. At the front, there's a big natural pond expanding into the cave. Suitable for swimming.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Administered by: Than Bok Khorani National Park
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Sua Noi Cave (Tham Sua Noi)
This cave is 2 kilometers distant from Hua Galok cave in Ban Bor Tor and is the site of a monastery and meditation center. The front is formed by a broad outcropping in the hill. The area outside is peaceful and quiet; inside, the cave is beautiful. Many old pottery remains have been found here.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Location: Khlong Hin, Ao Luek, Krabi 81110
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Sua Nok Cave or Thep Nimit Cave (Tham Sua Nok or Tham Thep Nimit)
Houses the Nimit Monastery, a tunnel below the cave lets sea water enter so the walls are thick with shells. Above is another large, dark cave, and off to the side of that another fifty meters is Orahan Cave, which has more strangely shaped stalactites and stalagmites than anywhere else. They shine like lights and are very beautiful.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Administered by: Than Bok Khorani National Park
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Toh Luang Cave (Tham Toh Luang)
Toh Luang Cave in Ban Nop, Klong Hin Subdistrict. This cave has three levels, each of which abounds in stalactites and stalagmites. Some resemble Buddhist monks, others look like legendary multi headed serpents. Here stayed Jao Por Toh Luang, after whom the cave took its name.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Kon Lanta
Klong Jaak Waterfall (Namtok Khlong Jaak)
Klong Jaak Waterfall
Klong Jaak Waterfall
Near the Southern beach of Kllong Jaak on Koh Lanta you will find the Khlong Jaak Waterfall. You can walk through the jungle to the waterfall yourself, but it is recommendable to take a guide to bring you there. The guide can also give you valuable information about the surrounding nature that you pass through.
It is about an hour walk through a river bed to get to the waterfall. Underway you will also pass an interesting cave. During high season there is less water so the waterfall will also be less impressive, but still it is a nice trek to get there. The pool at the bottom of the waterfall is very shallow, so don’t expect to be able to swim there. You will see the sign to the waterfall when you reach Khlong Jaak Beach which is one of the last beaches before you reach the most Southern point of Koh Lanta.

Area: Lanta Island (Koh Lanta)
Contact: Tel: 7568 4666
Klong Muang / Tubkaak Beach
Hat Tub Kaak Waterfall (Namtok Hat Tub Kaak)
Hat Tub Kaak Waterfall
Hat Tub Kaak Waterfall
Hat Tub Kaak Waterfall is located on Baan Tub Kaak , Nong Talay Subdistrict. Drive the highway 4034, then turn left on Nong Talay Junction. Pass Klong Muang beach & bridges for transport of mineral gypsum. Go straight to Tubkaak beach, which distance about 4 kms. To reach viewpoint is a natural walk or walking along waterfall.

Location: Baan Tub Kaak, Nong Talay, Mueang, Krabi 81000
Contact: Tel: 0 7563 7200, 0 7566 1145
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.30 am. - 05.30 pm.
Other Location
Hin Phoeng Waterfall (Namtok Hin Phoeng)
Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall
Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall
In order to see this 3-level waterfall, which drops from a height of 800 meters, visitors have to take a 400-meter walk along the mountainside after arriving at the lower basin. The waterfall is situated 25 kilometers from Khlong Thom District and can be reached by driving along Highway No. 4 (Krabi-Trang), turning left at Khlong Phon Market and proceeding for another 8 kilometers.

Area: Other Location, Khlong Thom District
Location: Moo 8, Ban Hin Phoeng, Khlong Phon, Khlong Thom, Krabi 81120
Contact: Tel: 0 7562 2163
How to get there: about 25 km from Khlong Thom District. Proceed along Phetchakasem Road (Krabi – Trang route), turn left for 8 km at Khlong Phon subdistrict
Opening Hours: 08.30 am. - 04.30 pm.
Huai Sa De Waterfall (Namtok Huai Sa De)
This waterfall, located about 1.2 km from the park office is smaller than Huai Dto, but also quite beautiful. Huai Sa-de Waterfall runs off a high cliff, and is a wonderful place to take pictures.

Area: Other Location, Khao Phanom District
Administered by: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
National Park Headquarters: 170 Moo 4, Tubprik, Mueang, Krabi 81000
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 0716, 0 7566 0717
Huay Toh Waterfall (Namtok Huay Toh)
One of the most magnificent waterfalls in the national park with 11 tiers that origin from a stream from Khao Phanom Bencha Mountain. One tier is 80 metres high. There are lots of large pools where tourists can enjoy swimming. The waterfall is 500 metres from the park headquarters. This waterfall is composed of 5 cascades, each with its own name, such as Wang Sam Hap, Wang Chong Loi, Wang Doi Prong, Wang Thewada, and Wang Ton Phrio. Huay Toh Waterfall eventually flows to Khlong Krabi Yai in Mueang District, Krabi.

Area: Other Location, Khao Phanom District
Administered by: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
National Park Headquarters: 170 Moo 4, Tubprik, Mueang, Krabi 81000
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 0716, 0 7566 0717
Khlong Haeng Waterfall (Namtok Khlong Haeng)
This 500-meter high waterfall, which springs from Khao Thep Bencha, Krabis tallest mountain, is 10 kilometers from Amphoe Khao Phanom. Accommodations are provided within the park but advance reservations are required.

Area: Other Location, Khao Phanom District
Administered by: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
National Park Headquarters: 170 Moo 4, Tubprik, Mueang, Krabi 81000
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 0716, 0 7566 0717
Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall (Namtok Ron Khlong Thom)
The waterfall, located quite near to the Emerald pool, is in a shady forest area with numerous hot springs. The hot springs and cool streams converge on a slope to form lovely cascades of warm water with a temperature of 40-50 degrees Celsius.

Area: Other Location, Khlong Thom District
Contact: Tel: 0 7562 2713, 0 7562 2624
How to get there: To reach the waterfall visitors should travel 45 kilometers from town to Khlong Thom District, then take Sukhapiban 2 Road for another 12 kilometers.
Opening Hours: Daily from 08.30 am. - 05.00 pm.
Admission:
- Thai adults 20 Baht / Child 10 Baht
- National adult 200 Baht / Child 100 Baht
Than Bok Khorani Waterfall (Namtok Than Bok Khorani)
The water in Than Bok Khorani is green due to the deposit of diluted calcide from the surrounding mountains. The inner pond,120 square metres in size, is quite deep. The source of Morakot Pond is between Khao Wong and Ao Mai Dam. It is a watershed that branches off into streams, some of which come together to form Morakot Pond.

You can make a roud trip of travel in one day by just do a recreation activities, such as swimming in the Than Bok Khorani waterfall, nature sigthseeing in the nearby area, traveling by boat and visit history place and caves.

Area: Other Location, Ao Luek District
Administered by: Than Bok Khorani National Park
Contact: Tel: 0 7568 1071, 0 7568 2058
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 am. – 06.00 pm.
Ton Han Waterfall (Namtok Ton Han)
The waterfall is 16 kms from the District Headquarters. Its source is the same as that of Khlong Haeng Waterfall, but it is not so high. For accomodation within the park.

Area: Other Location, Khao Phanom District
Administered by: Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
National Park Headquarters: 170 Moo 4, Tubprik, Mueang, Krabi 81000
Contact: Tel: 0 7566 0716, 0 7566 0717