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Morakot Cave (Emerald Cave)

Hat Chao Mai National Park, Ko Muk, Thailand
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Ko Muk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.5 of 5 stars 136 Reviews
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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曼谷, 泰國, 亞洲
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It's a very wonderful experience to swim inside the cave and if you're there around noon, you will figure it out why it is called "Emerald" Cave.

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Victoria, Canada
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190 reviews 190 reviews
101 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Swim through a dark ocean cave (Can't touch the bottom) Waves crashing all about you People panicking THEN serenity...... the cave mouth opens and there is a perfect hid away beach Pretty neat

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Nuremberg, Germany
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161 reviews 161 reviews
54 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Well, if people in the group gets scared while going in. You know you are doing the right thing visiting the place. Mr. Yong is the star here, he is the most mentioned name in the reviews and if you ask around Koh Mook, they will refer you to him directly, so swims to the cave and waits maybe 30... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

live your childhood fantasy of being an explorer in alien worlds, because that is what awaits you here. I cant say much more without spoiling the surprises. oh yeah : come here before 8am or after 4:30pm , then you have it all to yourself. Gets silly busy in the ;iddle of the day

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We booked a tour with local boatman Mr Yong and were picked up at 8am from our hotel - Sivalai Beach Resort. He took the boat right round the island and we arrived at the cave entrance as the only other boat was leaving. Mr Yong swam ahead of us into the pitch black cave with a torchlight to guide... More 

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Trang, Thailand
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Best to do on the 4 island Tour sold at various hotels on the mainland this cave is so beautiful! It's a 80m swim in the dark cave but tolerable as you're often with a group. Apparently pirates used to hide treasure there! It's a must-do!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beautiful, speechless, adventure. The most beautiful cave that I even been. The colour of the water make me attract.

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los angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Rough water, very treacherous but so worth it. As long as you have a life jacket and a guide with a flashlight you won't die.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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211 reviews 211 reviews
162 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A visit by Jaravee tour ; Docked at front cave; Guide leader us by 3 rope row ; Im in the middle row at the back ; 40 or 50 peoples in life jacket swam with their feet untouched the sea ground; about 800 metre enter to the twisted dark cave (A torch provided) soon reached another bright side of... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is amazing place, if there is good sea condition you can swim to cave and the you will be on beautiful place with small sandy beach with "openning on roof" definately go there if you can

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