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Khao Mai Kaew Cave

Moo 6 | Koh Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Nice experience + great guide

After reading the reviews on trip advisor which were very amusing, we decided to take a chance and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
A WOW experience

First and foremost. Please makesure you are wearing a proper attire, means avoid slipper. wear... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
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Moo 6 | Koh Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on trip advisor which were very amusing, we decided to take a chance and visit this cave Our guide, Sun, a very nice guy from Malaysia, spoke English very well and was very nice. At first we "hiked" up the jungle...More

Thank raeuberstochter
Reviewed 25 August 2017

First and foremost. Please makesure you are wearing a proper attire, means avoid slipper. wear proper shoe (or sport shoe is the best). You will be wet and very dirty, so wear old shirt and pants. If you have a physical disability such as serious...More

Thank terluv
Reviewed 15 August 2017

One of the best things I've ever done! If you're into nature, getting down and dirty and seeing some amazing natural wonders, this is for you! It's a pretty steep half hour hike up to the cave (bring water!) and its about an hour sight...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We went to this cave yesterday with our 9 year old daughter in tow. I wish I would have known what we are in for. The lady who sold us the tickets said a lot of kids have done this hike . I honestly think...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Found this by accident but we're glad we did! 300bht for the tour and you have to climb up to the cave - please wear trainers and clothes you can get dirty. I did it in flip flops and was ok but can see others...More

1  Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

we only found it by accident out riding our scooter and saw a tiny sign, followed the road and what an adventure. didnt know what to expect. we had never been in a cave like this before. the hike to the cave entrance was adventurous...More

1  Thank pam h
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This trip was a great adventure. Loved it. I nearly didn't go due to the reviews warning about wearing flip flops and taking kids. So I just wanted to say that I didn't have a problem at all in flip flops, just try not to...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 April 2017

One of the best things I have ever done!! incredible cave!!! It was a big adventure! First a 30minues hike to mouth of the cave. The cave tour takes one hour. Some spiders, a lot of bats in the end of the cave. 50cm to...More

1  Thank Monique F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a beautiful hike through the jungle to an expansive cave system. The cave is well maintained with ladders to help you traverse the steep and slippery surfaces. I recommend this activity if you are in good physical shape, and do not have small...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

As non-cavers we all found it very entertaining and spectacular in places. There's some great underground caverns and a few challenging climbs and one testing wriggle spot. Our guide was real pleasant and knew literally every foot and hand hold as he lead our 7yr...More

Thank Frank B
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