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Krabi: Ao Nang Elephant Sanctuary Half-Day Tour

1. Krabi: Ao Nang Elephant Sanctuary Half-Day Tour

Interact with majestic elephants on this day tour from Krabi to the Ao Nang Elephant Sanctuary. Travel in a comfortable and airconditioned vehicle and enjoy a snack, seasonal fruit, and a drink. Learn about these incredible creatures and join them in the water.  Be picked up from your accommodation and drive to Ao Nang Elephant Sanctuary. There, you will be met by your English-speaking guide and learn about the history of elephants in Thailand, their behavior, what they eat, and their individual stories. Receive bananas to feed to feed free-roaming elephants and learn about their individual stories. Touch, feed, photograph, and interact with the elephants at your leisure while your guide tells you about their lifestyle, and behaviors.  Listen as your guide tells you about how these elephants are rescued from lives of logging or carrying people. After you have met all the elephants, join them in applying mud on the skin as a healthy sunscreen and mud treatment.  Walk with the elephants, bathe them, and join them in the water for a refreshing cool-off. Brush the elephants while they frolic and play in the water and watch them enjoy being pampered. Once the elephants are clean, you can take some final photos with them, and then it will be time to part ways and change into some dry clothes. Finally, enjoy some seasonal fresh fruits and coconut water before your transfer back to the hotel.

Krabi: Horseback Riding on the Beach

2. Krabi: Horseback Riding on the Beach

Get picked up from your hotel and transfer to the Ao Nam Mao village stables. Listen to a briefing from an experienced and professional guide and rider. Mount your horse and ride along the beautiful Ban Ao Nam Mao beach, taking in amazing views of the island along the way. Discover the special fossil beach, created from the accumulation of millions of shellfish fossils over 25 million years. Around Ban Laem Pho beach, you can witness the result of this natural phenomenon in a large concrete platform that is one of the world's three shellfish tombs. Then, head through the countryside, past small villages and plantations.   Choose between three tour options: a one- or two-hour horseback riding tour along the beach, or a five-hour, sunset tour with a BBQ dinner. In the latter option, after your ride, relax with a beautiful sunset while you enjoy a traditional dinner.

Krabi: Crystal Lagoon Kayaking and Horseback Riding Day Trip

3. Krabi: Crystal Lagoon Kayaking and Horseback Riding Day Trip

Explore the Crystal Lagoon on a guided kayaking tour and ride along Ao Nam Mao Beach on a horseback riding tour with this day trip from select locations in Krabi. Sit down to a filling lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in select locations in the Mueang Krabi District. Sit back and relax on the drive in an airconditioned van on the way to Klong Nong Tale canal.  Begin your guided kayaking adventure. Look into the translucent waters and admire the emerald underwater world as you paddle to the Crystal Lagoon. Search for colorful birds in the verdant jungle. Stop to take a dip in the waters of the Crystal Lagoon.  Work up an appetite for your traditional Thai lunch at a cozy local restaurant. Continue to the deserted and windswept Ao Nam Mao Beach to begin your horseback riding experience. Gaze out at jungle islands and make your way inland through countryside, past villages and farms. Feel comfortable with a horseback riding tour that is suitable for all horseback riding levels. Return to your accommodation at the end of your tour. 

Krabi: Stand Up Paddle Board Rental Ao Nang Beach

4. Krabi: Stand Up Paddle Board Rental Ao Nang Beach

Paddle at your own pace while taking in Krabi's stunning sites with a stand up paddle board rental at Ao Nang beach. Enjoy your stand up paddle board for 1 hour, 4 hours, or 8 hours, depending on how much time you'd like to spend exploring Krabi's stunning coast. Get some help from the staff if you're new to paddle boarding. Take advantage of instructions and a demonstration, along with some complimentary bottled water.

Krabi: Go-Karting

5. Krabi: Go-Karting

Get picked-up from your hotel in Krabi Town, Klong Muang Beach or Aonang Beach. Meet your guide and proceed to an equipment fitting before hearing an important safety briefing. After the briefing, learn how to use an easy-to-drive vehicle accessible to those with little experience.  Once you are comfortable with controlling your kart you can proceed to the track and start your race.

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We had the most incredible afternoon at the Ao Nang Elephant Sanctuary feeding and bathing domesticaed Asian elephants. We learned about the owners/trainers of the elephants, the Mahouts, who often mortgage their farms and pool their whole livelihoods to purchase an elephants ($50k+). They dedicate their lives to their elephant and spend 24/7 with them caring for them. However, in order for both the elephant and the Mahout to live, they need $$. So, they will often use their elephants to log or work them to the bone in elephany riding businesses. In order for both the Mahout and the elephant to eat, this organization uses the tourist dollars earned from the bathing and feeding experience to pay the Mahout a salary to "rent" the elephant. But instead of working long hours, the elephants get to eat, bathe, and chill in the presence of humans. The staff here are so incredibly knowledgeable and kind - an absolute must-do and SO worth the price.

Highly Recommended! Wonderful handling of the animals, great living conditions for the pachyderms. After a detailed introduction to the life of the elephants, we slowly approached them so that they could get to know our voice and our smell. Slowly the whole thing escalated until we ended up bathing with the elephants after rubbing them with mud (which is vital for their skin). We can only recommend this tour and would do it again at any time! Including fruit, snacks & drinks.

Great day outdoors! The lagoon is full of life, there are birds, huge snails, lilies, I saw a small python on a tree branch. and water is also different color in each section. Horse riding was great they allow gallop riding on the beach for those who know to ride, my sister who's professional rider was super happy to spend the time riding on the beach ⛱️. Great guides, and lunch too, very cozy place. 10\10.

This is an amazing activity and will be a lifetime memory. The staff are so knowledgeable and caring. To get up so close and personal with the elephants is a once in a life time experience. Don't miss it

Do not miss! Great, charging, incredible adventure! You'll learn a lot and you'll get to be so close to these gentle giants!