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Full-Day Sea Kayaking in Ao Thalane Bay

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Experience hosted by Surasit

7 hours
Includes food, tickets, transportation, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will pick you up from the hotel lobby and take you on a 20-minute scenic drive through rural villages to the incredible, karst-dotted Thalane Bay, situated in the north of Krabi. After arriving at the kayaking center, enjoy a coffee while we will prepare the equipment and study the tide tables. Get a short briefing on how to use the paddles before boarding the open kayaks.

Start paddling a short distance through open water from the launching point to the mangroves forest of Ao Thalane. We will lead you through shallow channels and over submerged roots. At times, stop paddling and just listen. Silence, except for occasional sound of cicadas and rustling of leaves overhead. The aerial roots of the mangroves at Ao Thalane are home to many crustaceans which attract many game fish like snappers in these waters.

At midday enjoy a delicious Thai style lunch to recharge your batteries for the next adventure. Continue paddling and enter the canyons of Ao Thalane, right next to almost vertical limestone cliffs, towering above you. Enter a large cave with stalagmites and stalactites which was named the Crocodile Cave.

Leave the cave, and continue through a lagoon on your way out from the forest. Surrounded by the limestone karsts, this spectacular seascape at this part of Ao Thalane is the filming location for many movies. The total paddle time is 3 hours, not including breaks.
We will pick you up from the hotel lobby and take you on a 20-minute scenic drive through rural villages to the incredible, karst-dotted Thalane Bay, situated in the north of Krabi. After arriving at the kayaking center, enjoy a coffee while we will prepare the equipment and study the tide tables. Get a short briefing on how to use the paddles before boarding the open kayaks.

Start paddling a short distance through open water from the…

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What's included

  • Food
    Enjoy a fresh coffee at the pier, and a delicious Thai style lunch at midda...
  • Tickets
    The entrance fee to the Marine National Park is included in the price.
  • Transportation
    Enjoy a convenient pickup service by car from hotel in Ao Nang, Krabi Town,...
  • Equipment
    Our unique kayak trip includes all kayaking equipment and life jackets from...
From $54
/ person
Sun, Oct 25
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person
Mon, Oct 26
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person
Tue, Oct 27
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$54 per person
$54 per person

Meet your host, Surasit

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am Pi Surasit, the founder of Sea Kayak Krabi. I was born and raised in Tha Lane, a small fishing village in the heart of native Krabi in Southern Thailand. Together with my younger brother, I wanted to offer an alternative income for the local isolated community among the fishing industry. That's why we started to guide tourists in small groups on a sit-on-top kayak through the beautiful bays and mangrove forests of Ao Thalane. Sea kayaking is the best way to get close to nature without damaging the environment. You can explore the diverse ecosystem, observe wildlife, and maneuver through mangrove forests, canyons, caves, and lagoons. Share some lifetime moments with us and you will get a great experience, creativity, diversity, quality and learning about natural history by sea kayak.
I am Pi Surasit, the founder of Sea Kayak Krabi. I was born and raised in Tha Lane, a small fishing village in the heart of native Krabi in Southern Thailand. Together with my younger brother, I wanted to offer an alternative income for the local isolated community among the fishing industry. That's why we started to guide tourists in small groups on a sit-on-top kayak through the beautiful bays and mangrove forests of Ao Thalane. Sea kayaking is the best way to get close to nature without damag…
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Where you'll be

08:00-08:30: Hotel pickup in Krabi
08:30-09:00: Arrive at Sea Kayak Pier in Ao Thalane
09:00-09:30: Enjoy a fresh coffee & get instructions from the guide
09:30-10:00: Start paddling from the pier to the mangrove
10:30-11:30: Float gently through mangrove forest with narrow channels
11:30-13:00: Enjoy a Thai style lunch
13:00-14:30: Enter the canyons of Ao Thalane
14:30-15:15: Relax & have a swim at a beach
15:15-16:00: Return to the pier & hotel

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  • Sun, Oct 25
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Mon, Oct 26
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Tue, Oct 27
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Wed, Oct 28
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Thu, Oct 29
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Fri, Oct 30
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Sat, Oct 31
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person
  • Sun, Nov 1
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $54 per person

Activity advisory

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Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

More tips

The activity program is subject to change due to the sea conditions. The best time to enter the deep canals of the mangrove forest is during full moon, because the tides are higher during that time. The tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back or neck problems.

What to bring

Towel

Swimwear