Known as one of Thailand’s most family-friendly beach destinations, Krabi is entertaining for grown-ups and suitable for kids of all ages. With numerous hotels, resorts, beaches and entertainment options, Krabi’s enchanting culture as well as its jaw-dropping tropical landscapes and islands are enough to have any family captivated.
The province sits along the Andaman Coast, featuring stunning scenery of fine white-sand beaches and turquoise water. While Krabi is mostly well known for its breath-taking beaches and islands, it has way more to offer than just that.
Entertaining little (and not so little) ones while on your travels in Krabi is easy. Check out why this unforgettable location is the perfect destination to bring your kids on that once-in-a-lifetime holiday.
Krabi is the best place in Thailand to take your family island hopping. With 154 islets and islands, it certainly does pay dividends to do your planning ahead. Facing a wealth of choice, we have earmarked the top island destinations for the whole family.
Ao Nang Bay
Take your kids on an amazing adventure here at Ao Nang, where the whole family can enjoy many different activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, snorkelling, and walking along the scenic shoreline. Ao Nang is also a great spot where you can enjoy legendary one-day island-hopping adventures to picturesque destinations including Poda Island, Tub Island, Railay Beach, Maya Bay, Phra Nang Island and many more.
Ao Nang Bay is packed with plenty of hotels and resorts to choose from, but if you are looking for a place where you can simply relax, take your mind off of things, and not worry about keeping your kids entertained, Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi is a great option!
Phi Phi Island
Phi Phi is Thailand’s superstar tropical setting, and one of the country’s top destinations. It is actually a group of six islands, with Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh being the most popular ones. Moreover, Phi Phi Leh is the home of the gorgeous Maya Bay, where the famous movie The Beach was filmed.
The group of islands can be visited from both Phuket and Krabi, and is just perfect for a sip of fresh coconut while soaking up the sun with your loved ones. There are also many activities for you and your kids to enjoy, including Pum’s Thai cooking school classes, visiting the exotic Viking Cave, rock climbing, and shark watching!
Visit an elephant sanctuary
The whole family will love coming face to face with these gentle giants in their natural surroundings. Krabi Elephant Sanctuary offers a home to retired and rescued elephants, who have worked in the logging and tourism industries. This is an eco-friendly and sustainable project, so be aware that riding is not permitted on any grounds.
As part of a package, you will have the opportunity to walk, feed and bathe with these fascinating creatures, while learning their fascinating individual histories. This promises to be a meaningful and memorable experience for the whole family to share.
Go go-karting at Krabi Kart Speedway
Enjoy the thrills and spills of go-karting with your family. Featuring a fantastically designed winding track passing between limestone cliffs, this is a cool place for the whole family to visit. As Krabi’s largest, safest and most high-tech go-kart entertainment complex, you will have no worries about keeping the family entertained. The track offers double carts, so you will not have to worry about younger kids being left out of the fun.
We recommend arriving at the track nice and early to avoid the crowds and the midday sun.
View the jungle from above Set in the jungle just 7km from Ao Nang, Krabi Fun Park is one of the province’s largest and most popular adventure attractions. Your family will have the opportunity to glide through the jungle canopy while enjoying spectacular views of nature and wildlife.
The Fun Park has four different programs for kids and adults of all abilities. With an impeccable safety record and professionally trained guides, the Krabi Fun Park is sure to keep the whole family entertained.
Experience Muay Thai Ever fancied trying your skills at Thai boxing? Emerald Gym Muay Thai & Fitness offers family classes for all ages. This family-friendly Muay Thai gym will give everyone the chance to learn and practice the sacred art of Muay Thai. Staffed by professionally trained coaches with years of experience, this is certainly an activity that you will be able to share with your family.
Be sure to wear comfortable and light clothing and bring plenty of water for your session.
With so many exciting options to choose from, Krabi will certainly keep the whole family entertained and, by the end of the trip, pleasantly exhausted! Krabi also features some of the most photogenic sunsets and sites in all of Thailand, so be sure to have your camera or phone at the ready to catch these special family memories.