Rock Climbing - Krabi
The world’s best rock climbers flock to Railay in Krabi Province to conquer the sheer karst limestone cliffs jutting out from the mangroves. The undisputed climbing mecca of Southeast Asia, Railay has over 700 bolted routes that range from beginner to expert. Climbing schools teach all levels, and pretty much all ages. Tour groups cater for singles through to families. This is a rock climber’s paradise.
Railay is a peninsular made up for four spectacular beaches, cut off from the mainland by the giant limestone cliffs perfect for climbing.
Accessible only by long-tail boat from Ao Nang or Krabi Town, there are no cars here. The beaches are within walking distance of each other. Railay West, Ton Sai and Phra Nang are the main climbing destinations.
There are dozens of reputable climbing schools catering for beginners to experienced. Singles, couples, groups and families are all welcome. Schools are dotted around Railay itself, as well as neighbouring Ao Nang and even Krabi Town.