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Hat Chao Mai National Park, Ko Muk 92150, Thailand
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All reviews emerald cave small beach early in the morning island tour life jackets rent a kayak unique experience beautiful place low tide cool experience koh lanta total darkness avoid the crowds private tour long tail boat charlie beach head torch
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You must go to this cave if you visit Krabi or Phuket. we stayed in Koh Lanta and went on a day boat trip. To get to the cove you have to swim in the sea enter a cave which is in pitch black, we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank truecockney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach inside the cave. You have to swim through the cave (80m, take a torch with you) and it is definitely worth it. One of the nicest places I have ever seen. But I can not believe that people can leave garbage in such...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank michaelas765
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cave is hidden inside the island in the middle of the sea! We had to follow the guide in the dark to get in the cave that has a small lagoon and beach inside! Amazing place to swim and chill and of course to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tanyak138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We kayaked out from Charlie beach which can be done in about half an hour each way. There are signs up asking for kayaks to be left at the entrance (there are buoys to the them to) but several people took their kayak through anyway....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrisabrown200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying on Koh Muk so we were able to book a boat trip outside of “usual” hours. The cave is only accessible at low tide so you are at the mercy of the tide. Thankfully, low tide for us was at 6:30am so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this with a small kid and a small baby - went brilliantly. They bring a floating device for the baby which is perfect. They didn't bring anything for our 3 year old, and only had adultsized lifevests (luckily we brought our own) and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1984falk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid peak times to avoid a rush, we went at 730 it was cool 3 couples in there, it's a bit like a cathedral..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AngryNorthener
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Best option is to do a 2-3 hours excursion. Start at 3.30 from Charlie beach, rent a Kayak. One hour is 100 THB, they give you dry pack and flashlight too. It takes 40 minutes if you are very slow like me to come to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mimainn
Reviewed December 24, 2018

We went from Farang beach. My wife found it a difficult swim, but we actually managed it easily. The secret hidden area is an absolute delight. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank timvet
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

This really was a breathtaking experience. We booked a private long tail boat and came here as part of a 4 island tour. As the other reviewers say, it’s an 80m swim through a dark cave that pops you out into the middle of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Manu C
September 6, 2017|
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Response from ninjalisha | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t recommend if you aren’t a confident swimmer. The waves can swell and require lots of paddling through the cave in the dark (with headlamps only).
sanal n
December 8, 2016|
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Response from WowwieC | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you hire a private boat and tell them to take you there during less busy time, we did that. Pay a little more but it will all be worth it. We got there when the big groups were leaving, so there were about seven... More
February 9, 2016|
Response from graham l | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't open and close, you can go whenever you like, there are no staff there.