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Fossil Shell Beach

| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
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One of 3 Fossil Shell Beaches on the Planet!!

A little bit boring, but if you want to get into the mood and spirit of the reason you came to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
jbene777
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Maui, Hawaii
Drop by if you are on the way

We rented a car so we drove there. Pretty easy to find as there are sign boards everywhere. As... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good16%
  • Average35%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible22%
6 Aug 2017
“One of 3 Fossil Shell Beaches on the Planet!!”
16 Jul 2017
“Drop by if you are on the way”
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| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

A little bit boring, but if you want to get into the mood and spirit of the reason you came to visit, you will be walking on one of only 3 Fossil Shell Beaches on the Planet. Quite the experience if you think about it.

1  Thank jbene777
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We rented a car so we drove there. Pretty easy to find as there are sign boards everywhere. As usual entrance fee for foreigners are 10 times more and since my boyfriend is thai, he does all the tickets stuffs while i kept quite pretending...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view. Entrance fees of 200 baht (but we were charged much cheaper,i dont why.maybe my other half look like thai man hehe) there are a number of shops which sells souvenirs and real pearls at good price.

Thank Aslynndaa M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went there riding our scooters and was happy with the shopping location. Cheap T-shirts and souvenirs for us to bring home. Gave the fossil shell a miss since it will cost us a 100baht each just to go view dead fossil shells accumulated in the...More

1  Thank edyfarhan
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We found this beach when riding scooter in the way back to AoNang, well it worth the visit, entrance fee is 200B per person to walk into the fossil beach, but the get only 100 per person that day. you can find some drinks and...More

1  Thank Sobhan S
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The views are the best bit you have to pay 200baht to go in and there is nothing really to see. We went down a walkway and walked round in the sea there are some stalls but other than that not much to do

1  Thank J0anne89
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found this beach whilst driving around on a moped exploring Krabi. Unfortunately the tide was in so we couldn't see a lot of the fossils. The lady on the gate did not charge us to go into the reserve. we spent some time walking...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The main part of the area where the fossils can be found has been badly damaged very recently by storms and rough seas. It has been closed to visitors, although there is a small display showing some fossil samples. There are many small shops in...More

Thank Virginia D
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

My friend and I rented scooters and drove around Krabi, we saw signs for this and thought it would be good. When you arrive there are a lot of shops geared towards tourists, all selling the exact same stuff. Follow them along the left down...More

1  Thank Brendon S
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Besides having to pay Baht 200 for entrance fee as a foreigner there is nothing much to do after viewing the the 75 million old shell fossils. The visit can be covered in less than half an hour.A word of caution.....when walking around viewing the...More

2  Thank chan_pup
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