Waterfalls in Krabi You Must Visit


Beautiful Waterfalls in Krabi

The waterfalls in Krabi are both of the annual and seasonal variety. Tucked away within national parks and dense evergreen forests, they provide great opportunities to explore the rich flora and faun (Read More)a of Krabi. While some of the waterfalls are tall like Ton Chong Fah Waterfall and Hin Phoeng Waterfall, there are those like Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall which are a series of small cascades. In this collection, we have listed down some of the most beautiful waterfalls you should definitely think about visiting while in Krabi.

Here is the list of 9 Waterfalls in Krabi You Must Visit

1. Ton Chong Fah Waterfall

Ton Chong Fah Waterfall
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Ton Chong Fah waterfall is located in Khao Lak, located to the east of Chong Fah Beach. A popular tourist attraction among the waterfalls in Krabi, this waterfall runs throughout the year with the water current being more intense during the rainy season. Whilst here, you can climb up five levels, where each level houses a different cascade of the waterfall. A hip-deep pool at the second level is where you and your kids can indulge in some swimming. There is also a lovely fish spa available here.

You'll have to walk to the waterfall from the parking lot. The hike isn't strenuous up to the second level, but beyond that, some considerable effort might be required for those who aren't in shape. In total there are five levels to visit at this waterfall, and the total hike to the top takes about half an hour.

Entry Fee - THB 200 (Adults), THB 100 (Children)
Tip - Be sure to wear sturdy and grippy shoes.

2. Huay Tho Waterfall

Huay Tho Waterfall

Part of the Khao Phanom Bencha national park, the Huay Tho waterfall is a five-tiered cascading waterfall at its heart. With swimming pools at each tier and hiking during the summer months, the waterfall is a hub of tourist activities. You can also choose to sunbathe on the little beach at the base of the pool. Easily accessible from the town of Krabi by Eco Bicycle Tours, the best time to visit is between August and October.

You can choose to ride on an elephant and take a tour to the waterfall and other regions of the park. 

Entry Fee (national park) - THB 100 (Adults), THB 50 (children)
Elephant Safari Cost - THB 1400 upwards

3. Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall - Hot Spring Waterfall

Ron Khlong Thom Waterfall - Hot Spring Waterfall

The Ron Khlong Thom waterfall isn't exactly what you would expect from a typical waterfall as it isn't that tall. Located about 70 kilometres from Krabi Town, in Thung Teao Forest Natural Park near the famous Emerald Pool, this waterfall consists of many layers of tiny cascades. The tiny pools at each layer of the waterfall act as hot springs where you can sit and relax. These hot springs average water temperatures of around 40-45 degrees and are known to have healing minerals.

Entry Fee - THB 90
Timings - 8:30 AM to 5 PM

4. Khlong Chak Waterfall

Khlong Chak Waterfall

Nestled within a dense rainforest, the Khlong Chak waterfall is a seasonal waterfall which is best visited during the rainy months from May to September. Located on the island of Koh Lanta, this waterfall can be reached via a hike from Khlong Chak beach. The hike takes you through lush vegetation, tall canopies of the evergreen trees and the occasional spotting of the region's wildlife. About two kilometres in distance, the hike should take about 30 to 40 minutes in total.

Entry Fee - None
Tip - The caves near the falls are nests for bats and it is advisable to be wary of them while heading to Khlong Chak waterfalls.

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5. Roi Chan Phan Wang Waterfall

Roi Chan Phan Wang Waterfall

Although not a tall waterfall, the Roi Chan Phan Wang Waterfall is a multi-tiered waterfall which gives it a unique charm. The limestone rocks over which the waterfall flows shines brightly under the sunlight and gives it an alluring charm. The name of the waterfall loosely translates to 'Hundred levels, Thousand Palaces' alluding to its many tiers and the beautiful nature of each of its cascading pools.

Located in the north-eastern region of Trang, the waterfall can be reached by turning right at a junction on Kuan Kun. From there about 3 kilometres over a patchy road will take you to the waterfall.

Entry Fee - None
Tips - Be sure to visit during the rainy months to watch the waterfall in all its glory.

6. Khlong Haeng Waterfall

Khlong Haeng Waterfall

One of the tallest waterfalls in Krabi, the Khlong Haeng Waterfall measures up to 500 metres in height. The water that gushes forth from the Khlong Haeng Waterfall originates in a small spring in Krabi's tallest mountain, Theo Bencha Peak. Snugly sat withing Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, the falls have a distinctly untouched and pristine feel to it.

Entry Fee - THB 100 (Adults), THB 50 (children)
Tips - If you need, accomodation is provided within the park

7. Hin Phoeng Waterfall

Hin Phoeng Waterfall

Another tall waterfall in Krabi, the Hin Phoeng Waterfall is located within Khao Yai National Park. A three-layered waterfall, it falls from a height of 800 metres with a large pool located at its foot. To get to the waterfall, you will have to walk about 400 metres around the hill from the lower basin.

About 25 kilometres from Khlong Thom District, Hin Phoeng Waterfall and can be reached by driving along Highway No. 4 (Krabi-Trang). A left turn must be taken at Khlong Phon Market, following which a further drive of around 8 kilometres is required.

Entry Fee - None

8. Than Bok Khorani

Than Bok Khorani

Located within the park which is its namesake, the Than Bok Khorani waterfall is quite beautiful due to it being a shade of emerald green. The waterfall can be reached via a short and easy hike from the visitor's centre within the park. The pond here fed by the waterfall is quite deep.

Entry Fee - THB 300

9. Huai Sa De Waterfall

Huai Sa De Waterfall

Like some other waterfalls in Krabi, the Huai Sa De Waterfall is located within Khao Phanom Bencha National Park. This waterfall is small compared to some and is located just over a kilometre from the Park's main office. It is a great spot to click some photographs.

Entry Fee - THB 100 (Adults), THB 50 (children)

So how many of these waterfalls have you checked off of your list? Let us know down in the comment section below.

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