4 Must-Try Outdoor Activities in Krabi – Our Guide

November 22, 2019
Pakasai Resort

Renowned for its white-sand beaches, breathtaking natural landscapes, and turquoise, crystal-clear waters, Krabi is the main place to be for anyone in need of heaven on Earth.

Aside from lazing around on its impeccable beaches and natural aquatic landscapes, there’s a lot more to do in Krabi that drop all your responsibilities and spend a few days being the beach bum you’ve always wanted to be. Thanks to the natural orchestra that’s been set up by its river estuary, lush and ecologically-rich mangroves, and an array of flora and fauna, Krabi hosts a variety of activities that can be enjoyed during a trip to the province.

If you’ve been looking to switch things up during your next visit to Krabi, here are a few activity ideas to make your trip a whole lot more exciting:

1. Boating and sailing the crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea

Aside from surfing and swimming in Krabi’s picture-perfect waters, taking a boat or sailing around the coast is one of the best ways to know the province’s aquatic landscapes in greater detail.

Experiencing the tranquility of Krabi’s secluded nature, emerald waters, borderless surroundings, and the soothing sound of the waves crashing is done through a boat or sail. One boat ride or a sailing trip around the area will help with experiencing Krabi as a paradise to the greatest extent of the term. Sailing around allows you to move at a slower pace with a soothing cruise atop a sea of wonder.

2. Experience Krabi as a province-sized aviary through bird watching

Should you find yourself with the desire to know Krabi’s fauna in a more-dreamlike manner, then hiking around the area’s forests for hours with a pair of binoculars in hand is the way to go. Krabi is often referred to as Thailand’s best area for bird watching due to the diverse natural landscapes and sanctuaries that encompass the whole area.

Certain species of birds, such as the Chinese Egret, Great Know, Far Eastern Curlew, and endemic brown-winged Kingfishers can be found here. If you are intrigued by the idea of seeing Krabi’s winged creatures up close and personal, then it’s best to travel to the area between October and April.

3. Overcome your fear of heights with Krabi bungee jumping

Thanks to the vast amount of forest area that Krabi has, the area’s local bungee jumping experts and businesses have been able to set up the well-known Krabi Bungee Jump. While the experience itself may only take five minutes or less, the sensation and adrenaline rush that you get from partaking in the Krabi Bungee Jump will impart you with stories that you can tell for a lifetime.

First introduced to locals and tourists alike nine years ago, Krabi Bungee Jump provides one of the country’s most thrilling airborne experiences with an exhilarating 56-meter drop. In regards to safety, there’s no need to fret because every piece of equipment used by the Krabi Bungee Jump is held to a strict set of standards that ensure its ability to function properly each day that it’s open.

4. Jump into the sea and catch your own dinner with deep-sea fishing

Whether you’re doing it by yourself or with your buddies or family, deep-sea fishing in Krabi and the expansive Andaman Sea will easily make for an unforgettable experience that will have you coming back for more. Chasing after several species of fish and standing up to the challenging conditions of deep-sea fishing provides an underwater thrill unlike any other—especially when the people with you continue to cheer you on!

If you’re wondering what could possibly be on the menu, here are a few fish in the Andaman Sea to get excited over: Mackerel, Big Eye Tuna, Queen Fish, Grouper, Marlin, Snapper, Barracuda, and Sailfish.

Final words

Exploring the great outdoors in Krabi will have you in for a great experience with nature. With the help of a trip to Krabi, you’ll be able to find a newfound sense of appreciation for the various wonders of nature through the different activities on this list.

If you’re looking to visit Krabi – book at Pakasai Resort today! We’re a boutique resort in Krabi. Get in touch with us today to see how we can help.

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