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Fossil Shell Beach

| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Interesting Place

As this is only one of three similar beaches in the world, it is an interesting place to visit, but... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2014
Jean B
,
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Not even good to kill time!

Basically there's lots of souvenirs shops...two entrance, one from the souvenir shops while the... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2013
DatukD
,
Kuantan
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good15%
  • Average33%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible24%
May 13, 2017
“Interesting”
Apr 8, 2017
“Cheap shopping location”
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| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Reviewed March 6, 2014

As this is only one of three similar beaches in the world, it is an interesting place to visit, but not much time is needed - 20 minutes at the most. The entry fee is expensive for what is there. Looks like concrete slabs when...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Basically there's lots of souvenirs shops...two entrance, one from the souvenir shops while the other from the office side. Had to pay 200 baht for an entrance fee. There's a signboard telling you the rules and few small signboards explaining on the shells. Nothing more...More

3  Thank DatukD
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Having studied geology at school, I am fascinated by all the superb limestone karst scenery around Krabi and Ao Nang so I was looking forward to seeing Fossil Shell Beach. In the car park, there is a board of photographs showing the layers of rock...More

4  Thank SimonOH
Reviewed August 27, 2013

This beach was something that showed up on every taxi stand sign and tour place we passed. We figured there'd be more to it, but it was one of the least inspiring beaches we visited on this trip. We didn't have anything planned for the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed August 11, 2013

We paid 800 baht for this abysmal trip. Lots of junk shops and not much of a beach. Go else where, anywhere!! Toilets were so bad I waited til I left!

Thank culz
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

It would cost you 200 baht to get into this place which can be in and out in a heartbeat. U can't go anywhere near enough to look at the fossils so it looks like dull slabs of concrete. Avoid.

Thank lawyerz
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Hired a moped whilst in Ao Nang and just whizzed about here and theresaw a sign for Fossil Beach and thought I would give it a go. From what I could see of it I thought it did not look that spectacular and decided against...More

Thank Sammiett
Reviewed May 29, 2013

There were so many people when I was there. The beach itself was a bit dirty. It could be clean up more by local authority. Otherwise, it will be fad out soon.

Thank SunyadechS
Reviewed March 30, 2013

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...More

2  Thank JJW1327
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Despite the warnings here, we decided to go there at the end of the day. We got there just before the dark, when it was already closed - so we fortunately we didn't pay for it. I think they wanted 400 Baht for that "rock...More

1  Thank andreeeeej
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