January 25, 2012

Krabi Truly Heaven on Earth!

Located on southern Thailand's east coast, 800 kilometres south of Bangkok, just a one hour flight from Suvarnabhumi Bangkok International Airport.

Krabi province offers some of Thailand's most unique natural beauty comprising an area of over 130 islands with some rarely receiving visitors. Limestone formations tower above the islands erupting vertically from the sea throwing a challenge to rock-climbing enthusiasts.

Koh Phi Phi
Krabi is a great place to relax with many of the beaches only accessable by local longtail boats. These secluded beaches on small islands make great venues for daytime picnics and offer crystal clear blue waters.

A typical Krabi province sunset
Much of the province has been designated national park and is protected for future generations. The Hat Noppharat Thara-Ko Phi Phi National Park incorporating the mainland beaches, over 80 smaller islands and Phi Phi islands. Popular activities in this region include snorkelling an scuba-diving. Koh Lanta National Park is home to some of the best coral islands and some highly regarded diving locations.

Krabi is a province that caters to those in search of relaxation or even adventure. The area is great for kayaking, sailing, birdwatching, island hoping to popular islands like Chicken or Hong Islands, national parks, waterfalls, limestone caves and rock climbing.

Rock Climbing on Railey Beach
Krabi Town or 'Ao Nang' is the capital of the province and home to guesthouses, bars, hotels and shops. Ao Nang is also the main launch point for trips to the island of Phi Phi or Railey Beach which is one of the world's premier rock climbing destinations.

There's something for everyone in Krabi regardless of our active or relaxed a visit is planned to be. For more information on activities in Krabi province download here 
Snorkelling excursion off a secluded island
Krabi: A diver's paradise

Thai Airways International flies from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth to Bangkok with connections to Krabi. THAILAND PLUS Fares from Sydney to Krabi start from $852* return, Melbourne $831*, Brisbane from $853* or Perth from $778* all inclusive of taxes and surcharges. Fares are for travel in economy class for return travel based on the THAILAND PLUS 'W' booking class which has certain restrictions attached and does not allow frequent flyer mileage accrual. Book/Ticket by 29 Feb'12 for departures until 20 Jun'12. Child fares apply for children between the ages of 2 and 15 years of age. Contact your licensed travel agent for the latest information, schedules, fares, conditions and bookings. Fares are now available for online bookings, however if you are booking children aged up to 15 years that qualify for the discount, you will need to book and ticket with a travel agent or with your local THAI office. For the promotion, child fares cannot be booked online. Call THAI on 1300 651 960 for more information.

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