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“climb down”(10 reviews)
“high tide”(16 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Railay Beach, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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All reviews flip flops climb down high tide bare feet rock climbing toed shoes take your time jurassic park hour round trip stay safe red mud closed shoes short legs decent shape afraid of heights wear trainers sharp rocks
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not easy at all, but totally worth it. To do it you’ll need to have strength enough to at least hold yourself up with a rope. Your legs will do the rest. The lagoon feels very remote. Make sure you do it when the tide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SirRunningBull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lagoon was not open and there were no signs stating that unfortunately. The viewpoint is pretty but not necessarily worth the climb.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank UStravelers18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure to bring a lot of water and the right shoes. Take it slow and the award is there in the end. If you dont like climbing and breaking a sweat, this is not for you. You need some cahoonas and beeing in goog...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Jan_Bergendahl
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We tired to go to the Lagoon we even climbed over the sign that said it was closed and dangerous. From the point the climb got harder and harder until we could just see the water in Lagoon. We called it quits there. The rest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LyndalP9
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

So there are actually two parts of this Lagoon part of Railay beach - 1)The viewpoint and 2) The Lagoon itself. 1) The Viewpoint This is relatively easy to get to. It takes around a 10 to 20 min climb (depending on how confident and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank PlaneChica
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

As other reviews say, don't wear flip flops. Wear sturdy shoes with some grip, clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and a swimsuit so you can swim in the lagoon at the end! There is some bouldering required to get up and down, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alyssa S
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We planned to climb with my 13 year old and husband, but when we arrived to start point both change their mind. I went alone for a climb that I did not expect. It was a first real climb i have ever done. You have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ladadidej
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Was quite tricky to reach. But it was worth it. The thing that I feel that everyone should do is to avoid to go there in flip flops slippers or whatever because a lot of people get injured on their way there or on their...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Marua E
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Hi guys just wonder what is the best time to hike down to princess lagoon? Thank you all for the kind advise 😊👏🏻

Date of experience: October 2018
9  Thank kensanova
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Went up to the lagoon and view point only to find out the national parks closed the way and there is a 1000 baht fine for going down. Apparently someone fell off and got injured while going down to the lagoon. Just a heads up....More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank uri_fi
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5 January 2018|
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Response from andy042195 | Reviewed this property |
yes so long as you are aware of the dangers
30 May 2017|
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Response from Asuras | Reviewed this property |
True, no rush...take your time & be careful. I would say....45 min each way.
Victoria E
20 October 2016|
Response from harryo919 |
-Longtail Boat from various jettys in A N -Not really about time, more about weather. -Set aside 20mins-45mins -Footwear is crucial and the lookout point can get very crowded