USD

Koh Kai (Chicken Island) - Krabi

Island Getaway Off Ao Nang

Koh Kai (sometimes spelled Koh Gai or Koh Khai and meaning ‘Chicken Island’ in Thai), is also called Koh Hua Khawan or Koh Poda Nok. It is a small island belonging to the Poda group of islands located about eight kilometres from Ao Nang in the province of Krabi. Koh Kai takes its name from the chicken-shaped rock forming its southern tip. Most island-hopping tours from Krabi and Phuket make a short stop at this picturesque limestone chicken, giving visitors a cool photo opportunity.

Another peculiarity of Koh Kai is that it is linked to Koh Tap and Koh Mor by a sandbar, which is only visible at low tide, offering visitors the opportunity to walk from one island to the other, surrounded by crystal clear waters. This land bridge forms into one of Koh Kai’s two beaches, with the other situated next to the chicken-shaped rock. The waters surrounding the island hosts superb coral reefs, providing visitors with great snorkelling and scuba diving opportunities. Note that apart from a small shack selling snacks and drinks, there’s no infrastructure built on Koh Kai.

Read More

Koh Kai (Chicken Island)

  • How to get there: From Ao Nang, get a long-tail boat ticket at the booth located along the beach road (toward its southern end). You also could join a half- or full-day island-hopping trip by speedboat.
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Top 5 Night Spots in Railay

    Top 5 Railay Nightlife

    Our top 5 night spots in Railay’s list features the best places at which everyone can enjoy in such a chill-out Read More»

  • Krabi Tiger Cave (Wat Tham Sua )

    Krabi Tiger Cave

    Wat Tham Sua or Tiger Cave Temple offers a genuine spiritual experience in stunning natural surroundings. Located close Read More»

  • 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Ao Nang

    Our list of the 10 best luxury hotels in Ao Nang will help you to pick the right place for your next holiday in the Read More»

  • The Hilltop Ao Nang

    The Hilltop Ao Nang is a stylish restaurant that offers phenomenal views over Ao Nang and Noppharat Thara beaches, Read More»

  • Krabi National Parks

    Krabi National Parks

    An area of great natural beauty, much of Krabi province consists of several marine and inland national parks. Travel Read More»

  • 10 Hotels Travellers Love Most in Nopparat Thara

    The 10 hotels travellers love most in Nopparat Thara are those which take full advantage of the area’s remarkable Read More»

You May Also Like

Railay West

Railay West is the main beach in Railay. As the main ‘port of arrival’ on the peninsula, it offers perfect soft sand on Read More...

Ao Thalane

Ao Thalane has become the capital of sea kayaking in Krabi Province. Located in the southern part of Ao Luk Read More...

10 Best Hotel Discounts in Krabi

This list of the 10 best hotel discounts in Krabi will permit you to save a fair amount of money on your accommodation Read More...

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...