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Khao Kanab Nam

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The pair of 100-metre-high limestone outcrops known as Khao Kanab Nam rise from either side of the Krabi river to form a key part of the area’s natural scenery. Virtually any visitor to Krabi town will glimpse the rocks and their signature tilted shapes from afar, but a boat trip to explore the cave and surrounding mangroves is worth the expense.

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Starting at Chao Fah pier in Krabi town, we hired a longtail boat on a splendid late afternoon and cruised north on the wide and calm river. The attraction is overseen by Khlong Prasong district, which also includes the extensive mangrove forest nearby and the rural fishing island of Ko Klang further south. A 30-baht per person entry fee was collected after we docked.

Don’t just look at it, go and explore it! Photo taken in or around Khao Kanab Nam, Krabi, Thailand by David Luekens.

Don’t just look at it, go and explore it! Photo: David Luekens

Not in a rush to enter the cave, we strolled along the sandy mangrove beach, passing tall boulders while wandering all the way to the rear of the grounds. Here we found a small cave that opened to reveal another extension of ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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