Krabi province in southern Thailand is renowned for its spectacular diving and climbing opportunities. Sports enthusiasts can choose from a variety of other activities in Krabi.
Famous for its crystal clear waters, however, you should not miss the sporting activities in Krabi’s dramatic landscape with limestone cliffs and green rainforests.
If you want to play a quiet round of Golf, you can visit the conveniently located golf course of Krabi in Neua Klong. Golf is a popular sport among the many expats living in Krabi and offers a welcome break for tourists looking for a varied landscape and gentle movement, away from the crowded beaches of Ao Nang and other resorts in Krabi. Krabi Town also has a Driving Range where you can practice your swing. Golfers who want to bring the Sport to a different level, can make the two hour drive to world-class Golf course in Phuket.
The lush rainforests in Krabi offer the perfect environment for a leisurely stroll or a more energetic walk, as the tree cabinet provides plenty of shade and there are many natural swimming holes where you can cool down. The Huay Toh National Park offers some excellent hiking trails with tropical birds and picturesque waterfalls. The Khao Phra-Bang Khram nature reserve, the Tharnbok Khoranee National Park and the beautiful Mangrove River Tha Pom offer a variety of exciting hiking trails .
If you want to jog vigorously on the picturesque beaches of Krabi, you can also take advantage of the fantastic sports and fitness facilities at most high – quality hotels and Resorts in Krabi. Many of the mid-range and Top-class Hotels offer amenities such as swimming pools, tennis courts, gyms and Spa and fitness centre, where you can relax with a traditional Thai Massage after all this effort! If you’re staying at affordable accommodation, try the public gyms in Krabi Town and Ao Nang.
Climbers flock from all over the world to test their nerves on the challenging cliffs that make up the iconic landscape of Krabi. In Krabi, there are several climbing schools offer courses for beginners to experienced climbers. You can also rent climbing equipment and a qualified Guide to make the most of your climbing expedition.
Diving and snorkeling
Krabi’s diverse marine environment draws both divers and snorkelers from all over the world. They are eager to explore the famous crystal-clear and shallow waters that are littered with marine animals, and thriving coral reefs. There are more than 40 diving schools in Krabi that offer courses for all levels, and you can even attend a four-day PADI Open Water Diver Course during your stay.
Divers and snorkelers can enjoy views of whale and leopard sharks, turtles and dolphins, as well as an amazing variety of colorful tropical fish.
Sea Kayaking is the ideal way to explore the stunning tropical Islands that Krabi is renowned for. Choosing a kayak tour from one of the many companies that offer this Service is the easiest way to visit the fascinating sea caves and hidden lagoons on the coast of Krabi.
Nothing beats the thrill of catching a giant snapper in the beautiful waters of the Andaman sea! Take a day trip with a personal Guide who will take you to the best fishing spots in Krabi, or Charter your own boat. As the waters of the Andaman are flooded with fish in the truest sense of the word, a catch is almost certain. Back in the Dry of your beach resort in Krabi, you can surprise friends with your trophy fish or stories about the “flying away”!
The people in Krabi are passionate with Thai Boxing and Takraw (a bit like beach volleyball, but played with your feet). Find out what it’s all about and take a look at a competition – these exciting spectator sports will be the crowning achievement of your Krabi holiday!