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Everything you Need to Know about Islands in Krabi

It's estimated that there are around 200 islands and islets around the Krabi coastline, many are small rocky outcrops that rise precipitously out of the sea and have no landing access. Others are larger and uninhabited, with characteristic tiny white sand beaches, coral reefs, and intricate cave systems.

Go island hopping. Rent a local boat from Krabi Town, Ao Nang or Railay. Alternatively explore these lovely islands with a guide and take a trip that includes snorkelling or kayaking. Below you'll find a selection of just a few...

Note: Not all islands can be visited in the monsoon season (May-October) when the weather conditions can be unpredictable.

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Most Popular Islands in Krabi

  • Phi Phi Islands

    Phi Phi Islands

    No trip to Southern Thailand is complete without visiting the Phi Phi Islands which are surrounded by crystal clear seas Read More»

  • Koh Lanta

    Koh Lanta

    South of Krabi Town lies Koh Lanta which has around 25km of sandy beaches along its west coast. It's a quiet and Read More»

  • Poda Island, Krabi

    Koh Poda

    Located just 6 kilometres offshore, (around 25 minutes by boat) from Ao Nang, Koh Poda is a small island no more than a Read More»

  • Koh Hong

    Koh Hong

    Get away from it all at Koh Hong, on the Krabi coastline. Spend your day doing nothing but lazing on virgin sands. This
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  • Koh Tap and Koh Mor

    Koh Tap and Koh Mor are two tiny islands that belong to Mu Koh Poda group. Located approximately nine kilometres from Ao Read More»

  • Koh Rok

    Koh Rok

    Krabi is home to more than 100 unique tropical islands and Koh Rok is one certainly worth visiting. Many people take a
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Other Islands in and near Krabi

Koh Pak Bia

Koh Pak Bia is a small island that belong to the Koh Hong archipelago. Located right between Koh Yao Noi and Krabi Read More...

Koh Kai (Chicken Island)

Koh Kai (Chicken Island) belongs to the Poda group of islands located about eight kilometres from Ao Nang in the Read More...

Koh Jum (aka Koh Pu)

Koh Jum has this mind-puzzling peculiarity that it has two names: the hilly northern part of the island is called Koh Pu Read More...

Koh Kradan

Koh Kradan

If you are in search for quality vacation time on a sunny beach look no further than the idyllic island of Koh Kradan. Read More...

Koh Ha

Koh Ha

Koh Ha is a tropical paradise in which visitors can relax and enjoy their day snorkeling, scuba diving and take on the
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Koh Mook

Koh Mook

Longing for beautiful beaches and exotic landscapes plus a magical cave? Koh Mook may have all the answers for you. The Read More...

Koh Ngai - Krabi

Koh Ngai

Koh Ngai (aka Koh Hai), Krabi is great for Nature lovers, especially those who are also fans of sea, sun and sand Read More...

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Islands Nearby Krabi

Bamboo Island

Bamboo Island (Koh Phai in Thai) is one of the six islands belonging to Phi Phi small archipelago in the southern Thailand’s Province of Krabi. Lying approximately five kilometres northeast off Koh Phi Phi Don, Bamboo Island is a tropical dream come true; with 600m on its largest width and 700m on its longest height, the island entirely surrounded with a strip of white sand, and its central part is covered with lush vegetation including Bamboo trees that gave its name to the island in its central part.

Perfect spot for a day trip, Bamboo Island hosts great snorkelling opportunities with the presence of superb coral reefs lying at short distance off its shore, mostly on its western side. A small bar serves drinks and snacks. Day and overnight trips (sleeping in tents) are available from Koh Phi Phi Don, or you could visit the island on a Phi Phi day trip by speedboat from Phuket.

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Chicken Island (Koh Gai/Kai or Hua Khwan)

Named after the strange rock formation which looks like the head and neck of an ostrich, chicken or similar member of the fowl family. One end of the island consists of steep cliffs, while the other end has beautiful beaches along a peninsula. At high tide, this peninsula gets flooded, creating a small island. There is Read More...

  • Remarks: Koh Gai can be visited all year round. (Not affected by the monsoon - May - October)
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Koh Hong

Explore a little further with a visit to the Hong Islands, located 25 kilometres NW of Ao Nang. Not to be confused with the other Koh Hong in Phang Nga Bay, these tiny islands are simply beautiful. Spectacular beaches and hidden lagoons with shoals of colourful fish that literally eat out of your hand.

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Koh Jum (aka Koh Pu)

Koh Jum has this mind-puzzling peculiarity that it has two names: the hilly northern part of the island is called Koh Pu (Crab Island), while the flat southern part is known as Koh Jum. Koh Jum remains the official name, yet it is good to know both names in case you have a conversation with one Read More...

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Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta consists of 52 islands including the largest, Koh Lanta Yai. It's located approximately 70 kilometres south of Krabi Town.

Koh Lanta's scenic beauty may not quite compete with some other areas in the province. However, if you're looking for complete peace and quiet away from the bustling tourist areas, with a few home comforts, Read More...

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Koh Pak Bia

Koh Pak Bia is a small island that belong to the Koh Hong archipelago. Located right between Koh Yao Noi and Krabi coast, it is a popular destination for island-hoppers and day trippers in search of a quiet place to spend a relaxing time. Koh Pak Bia’s situation toward the southern side of Phang Nga Bay Read More...

  • How to get there: Hire a long-tail boat in Ao Nang (at the booth toward the southern part of the beach) or Nopparat Thara (at the fishing pier toward the northern end of the beach) or join an island-hopping speedboat trip.
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Koh Poda

Located just 8 kilometres offshore, (around 25 minutes by boat) from Ao Nang, Koh Poda is a small island no more than a kilometre in diameter, covered in palm trees and almost entirely encircled by a soft white sand beach.

A coral reef lies about 20 metres from the beach with a variety of sea life. Read More...

  • Remarks: Koh Poda can be visited all year round. (Not affected by the monsoon - May - October)
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Koh Talu

A small island about 45 metres high with strange rock formations. Literally the name Talu means to pass through and in the centre is a 30-metre hole - the result of natural erosion. Talu Island is home to a large number of swifts which provide the nests essential for the Chinese delicacy, Bird's Nest Soup.

Koh Tap & Koh Mor

These two islands offer easy snorkeling. If the tide is low, you can walk along the white, sandy causeway from one island to the other. Read More...

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Koh Yao Yai & Koh Yao Noi

Two large islands (together about 138sqkm) right in the middle of Phang Nga Bay between Phuket and Krabi. While fishing remains the predominant economic activity and way of life here, the islands are slowly opening up to tourism. Some innovative, community-driven eco tours and small-scale, mostly family-run bungalows and resorts have been developed. A great place Read More...

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Phi Phi Islands

Just south west of Krabi coastline lie the stunning Phi Phi Islands, part of a marine national park that's one of the world's most unforgettable destinations. Phi Phi Don, the larger island, offers sheer limestone cliffs, fine sand beaches and hidden coves. Not far away, coral gardens and deeper reefs are sensational for diving and snorkeling. Read More...

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