Nong Thale Nature & adventure

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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: Hong Island Sunset Tour and BBQ Dinner

2. Krabi: Hong Island Sunset Tour and BBQ Dinner

Start with pickup from your hotel in Krabi Town, Klong Muang Beach, or Ao Nang Beach. Depart from Ao Nang pier by traditional longtail boat. Start exploring Hong Island with its beautiful secluded emerald lagoons and white sand beaches. See the many inlets and limestone caves on this unique and interesting island. Enjoy some time for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Make your way to Lading Island for some fantastic snorkeling opportunities or simply relax on the beach. See a wide array of tropical fish and other marine animals. Then, arrive at Pakbia Island to enjoy a sunset BBQ dinner on the beach. 

Krabi: 4 Islands & Ko Hong Private Long-tail Boat Tour

3. Krabi: 4 Islands & Ko Hong Private Long-tail Boat Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel in Krabi Town, Klong Muang Beach, Tub Kaek Beach or Ao Nang Beach at 8 AM. Then. depart from Ao Nang pier by traditional long-tail boat. Embark to Phra Nang Cave Beach, Tup Island, and Mor Island. Discover a large sand bar that links the two sides of the island that can be walked at low tide. Next, visit Chicken Island for snorkeling, followed by Poda Island for sunbathing and relaxing in its crystal clear water. Soak up the sun or snorkel among beautiful coral reefs and tropical fish before savoring your delicious lunch right on the beach. After lunch, visit the smaller islands. Start with Koh Pakbia, which has impressive sandbars that are revealed at low tide. From there, move on to Koh Lading, also known as Paradise Island,  and admire its beautiful sandy cove.  Finally, experience Hong Island’s Bay where you can spot a giant red rock and snorkel in the clear emerald water with numerous tropical fish. After a fun and fulfilling day, arrive back at the pier at around 5 PM and get transferred back to your hotel.

Krabi: Full-Day Seven Islands Snorkel Cruise with Dinner

4. Krabi: Full-Day Seven Islands Snorkel Cruise with Dinner

Discover the best of Krabi's islands and beaches on this snorkel cruise. Visit seven islands, including Chicken Island, Ko Ya Wa Sam, and  Koh Mor. Swim with bioluminescent plankton and savor a delicious buffet dinner on the beach in Railay. After getting picked up from your hotel, travel to Ao Nang Pier and board your boat. Choose between a traditional Thai longboat or a speedboat cruise. Your first stop of the day is Ko Ya Wa Sam, where you can snorkel with colorful marine life and corals. Next, head to Ko Poda. Here, relax on the white-sand beaches or snorkel with the abundant sea life. Continue your snorkel adventure in Ko Ma Tang Ming before heading to Chicken Island, so-called thanks to its hen-like rock formations. Afterward, visit the islets of Ko Thap and Koh Mor, which are connected to Chicken Island by a sandbank. Head to Railay and visit Phra Nang Cave Beach. Admire the beach's limestone cliffs and white coral sands and explore the cave where a goddess princess is believed to live. Sit down to a delicious Thai buffet dinner at the Sand Sea Resort as the sun sets on the horizon. Finally, finish the day by swimming with the bioluminescent plankton below the moonlight. At the end of the day, get dropped off back at your hotel by car.

Krabi Islands Exclusive Sunset Catamaran Sightseeing Tour

5. Krabi Islands Exclusive Sunset Catamaran Sightseeing Tour

Sail on board our Power 2 Decks Catamaran on a Sightseeing Sunset Cruise around the islands and beaches of Krabi in a small group of maximum 22 people, from 2 to 7.30 pm. Admire the beautiful views, snorkel, or swim at Railay Beach, Phra Nang Cave Beach, Ao Nang Beach, Koh Poda, Tup Island, and Chicken Island.  Start your trip with a welcome drink and gourmet canapés. Taste the local flavours traditional Thai dishes and tropical seasonal fruits or just drink a cold beer sunbathing on the net of our Catamaran! Stop and snorkel to see coral reefs and tropical fish. Head off to hidden beaches with the Dinghy, and go out on the blue waters with a SUP board.  In between stops, choose to relax anywhere along the 40-foot Catamaran, featuring on-board toilets for your convenience. Lay down, sip a fresh home made glass of sangria, or sunbathe on the Catamaran net. Listen to atmospheric music and watch the waves. On the way back to the pier, watch the magical Sunset over the sea...

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What people are saying about Nong Thale

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.

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

Very nice tour, private and unique enjoyment. The BBQ was delicious, the service was great, and the attitude was great. Tour guide called Mild is highly recommended.

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