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Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve | Khlong Thom Nuea, about 23 kms from city center, Khlong Thom 81120, Thailand
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All reviews hot springs nice place to visit nature trail clear water natural beauty national park tiger cave temple low season jungle dip stream moss krabi clap crystal 4km pathway
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Swimming in the Emerald pool is not that amazing at all! It’s nice, sure! It was a disappointment. But! There is a blue pool you can walk to! It looks amazing! And the environment around everything is too! You are not allowed to swim in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anton1453
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day out for the all family, with possibility of bathing in he jungle fun the actual crystal lake is amazing a must see and nearby there are the hot water spring definitely do it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aquamancousteau
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place is nothing special. Though if you've never seen emerald colored water, you may think it's cool. What is incredibly disappointing about this place is the racist pricing. You are racially profiled when you enter and if you're not Asian, you're charged a 200...More

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

After reading so much about Emerald pool, we decided to visit Emerald pool on day 1 of Krabi. We took a hotel near airport and rented a ride to drive ~30-40 kms from there. It is a beautiful ride :) and we were very excited...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank neha341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 10 years ago and that was lovely, and free. We came back today and so disappointing. Foreigners have to pay 200 thb, locals are free. That transaltes in an invasion of locals, most of them using the spot as a free tub...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Excursion597554
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to do a morning trip out of Krabi to go to the hot springs and emerald pool. Organised through a tour operator outside our hotel. We were picked up from our hotel in the morning, and we went straight to the hot springs....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank W6135UKjanes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While indeed there were lots of people, it wasn’t impossible to find a spot to swim and chillax in the Emerald Pool in December. But the highlight is the Blue Pool. Opens only certain times of the year. It’s quite a long hike deep inside...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank 7shasha7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is quite slippery since theres a lot of moss on the pool side! But, the emerald pool itself was nice, but there was a lot of people! I also went to take a look at the blue pool, and it was quite nice!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vivienng422
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So visited the Emerald Pool. Read the reviews. I'm not exactly sure why some said we could swim in the Blue Pool, but that was not the case for me and my friend. I mean, that extremely long trek to the Blue Pool was such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank SiraKres53
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

This was a disappointing excursion off the main road and we only went because we were passing close by. It is very touristy and has an 800 m walk to get to it. There were plenty of people swimming in the warm water. Not sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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22 December 2018|
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Response from anton1453 | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn’t recommend going at all if the blue pool is closed. Emerald pool is not worth it
9 July 2018|
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Response from AhMeng78 | Reviewed this property |
I personally feel hot spring is more enjoyable than emerald pool. May be I went to hot spring earlier, it has lesser tourist and the water is clean. Compared to emerald pool, you gonna walk bout 20 minutes to the pool which... More
14 January 2018|
Response from 62kad | Reviewed this property |
You can't swim there but it's great to swim at the emerald pool,just be careful because it's slippery.