Cemetery seashell Shell Fossil Beach in Krabi
The graveyard of shells (Fossil Shell Beach) is a big rock slab at the coast, gradually disappearing under the water. This plate is formed from limestone and formed 75 million years ago, its thickness is about 40 cm Nearby mangroves, where are the trails, and you can walk on the beach. Also here is a little conditional open air Museum with the samples of slabs and information.
The road to the Cemetery passes through the green Park with gazebos and benches, and leads to an office where there are almost no ushers and you can go free. Even if the cashier is usher, you can get the plates for free on another trail. Of course, there is organized sale of Souvenirs made of shells.
Overall the visit to this place – a dubious pleasure, even given that it will have to go pretty far. And although the cemetery is located between AO Nang and Krabi town, actually have to do quite a large detour to get to it. And if you decide to visit the cemetery of shells, then be sure to check into the Krabi aquarium, which is on the way.
🕐 Working time: access to the shell graveyard never closes, but to see better in the daytime.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: the official entrance fee adult 200 baht, child 100 baht (see the money of Thailand exchange rate). Pay the entrance fee is optional, you can bypass the ticket office on the footpath nearby.
🚶 How to get there: located on the coast between AO Nang and Krabi town close to the pier of AO Nammao (Graveyard of seashells on the map Krabi). Go here only share taxis from the bus station in Talad Kao Krabi town Noppharat Tara beach AO Nang - the Graveyard of shells. The price from AO Nang for 20 baht (see currency of Thailand, the exchange rate) and bus station - is 80 baht. If you go by your own transport, you need to move in the direction of AO Nang, and then to turn off the road into AO Nang to the left, following the signs for Shell Fossil Beach