i went to this beach whilst the other half was scuba diving. I got the songthauew from Ao Nang (30 baht each way). It was a saturday so there were lots of families having picnics. i paid 100 baht to get into the 'attraction' and I agree with other posters that the fossil beach looks very much like a lump of concrete. There are loads of tacky souvenir shops, and it was only after I got back that I read that alot of the pearl necklaces are real pearls and would probably have been worth investing in. Had to wait ages for a songthauew back as they all seemed to be pulling in for their lunch. i killed an hour but I certainly wouldn't put it on your list of places to go.
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