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Waterfalls and giant trees

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A trio of waterfalls and two notably impressive old-growth trees will show you the majesty of Ko Kut’s rainforest. All of these spots are free to visit, but don’t expect to see much water flowing from February through May.

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Khlong Chao Waterfall Once visited by King Rama VII, this is the most popular waterfall on Kut and it gets especially busy with Thai visitors who flock in on holidays and weekends. The trail in leads you past gnarly boulders before emerging at a wide oval pool with the falls churning over a six-metre cliff and a shelf reachable after a climb (only when the falls aren’t too strong). Vines and branches dangle over a rope swing for tumbling yourself into the cool water.

Khlong Chao can get busy, but we were in luck. Photo taken in or around Waterfalls and giant trees, Ko Kut, Thailand by David Luekens.

Khlong Chao can get busy, but we were in luck. Photo: David Luekens

The waterfall is situated a few kilometres west of Khlong Chao Beach with signs marking the way. You can also kayak or employ a private boat for a cruise through the mangroves on the actual Khlong Chao waterway, and then walk to the falls from a little docking ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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