We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fossil Shell Beach

| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
Save
Review Highlights
Not too much to see or do

I visited shell fossil from ao nang. We took a taxi and they charge around 100 baht one way. Nice... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
sagarsandhya
via mobile
Old stuff

This is what fossils of 75 millions years looked like. Amazing to think how old is it. But after... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
Nicolas R
via mobile
Read all 136 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • 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”
LOCATION
| Ban Laem Pho, Krabi Town, Thailand
Write a Review
Reviews (136)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I visited shell fossil from ao nang. We took a taxi and they charge around 100 baht one way. Nice place but nothing much to do..We took some pictures and we're done in 20 mins..won't miss much if you missed the place..

Thank sagarsandhya
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This is what fossils of 75 millions years looked like. Amazing to think how old is it. But after 15 min of it you are done. You can catch crabs if your good

Thank Nicolas R
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Thais are known for dual pricing (tourists usually pay alot more for everything, "raka farang") but to get into this park the cost is 50 baht for Thai adults and 20 baht for Thai children - any foreigner wishng to enter will have to pay...More

1  Thank AomStar
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Fossil Shell Park is essentially the grave yard of millions of gastropods and bivalves (small single shelled snails) that died due to mud covering them and which have now fossilized. Over time the fossil beds have risen to the surface due to changes in...More

1  Thank John W R
Reviewed 25 September 2015

More double pricing, 40 baht for thai adults (written in thai numbers which is intentional so foreigners don't know that they're getting ripped-off) 200 baht for foreign adults. 200 baht is outrageous for what there is to see there. You will be hard-pressed to see...More

Thank graham l
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I never thought that something like a Fossilised Rock with shells in it could be so easily accessible in a touristy place like Thailand. When I first saw them, it felt incredible just to think that those shells could be as old as hundreds of...More

1  Thank SharadRaj
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Firstly dont pay 200 Bart to get in its not worth it. But, go to the museum which is free. Read the literature walk around the park and absorb it in. I rented a bike and pretty quickly figures that the fossils cannot only be...More

2  Thank Miike2000
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Nature is beautiful from sea view. Ancient shells is amazing. You must pay for entrance fee. Souvenir shops have many interesting. By the way I'm not sure is it good for selling shells or better leave shells with nature.

Thank Conanjane
Reviewed 1 August 2015

just like the emerald pool...a waste of time and money... 200 baht for foreigners and 40 baht for Thai's. Nothing really to see...just shells in the rocks.

Thank abigmagilla
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We went here in june, we just thought to go look around since it was just raining lightly. My wife read that the prices was 40B per adult, but that was the price for Thai. Foreignes are still expected to pay 200B per adult. It...More

1  Thank Torjussen
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Kohinoor Indian Restaurant & Pizza
1,056 reviews
5.12 km away
Bang Bang Bar
218 reviews
4.95 km away
The Last Bar
757 reviews
4.67 km away
Local Thai Food Restaurant
381 reviews
5.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hot Rock Climbing School
24 reviews
5.09 km away
Krabi Rock Climbing
449 reviews
5.15 km away
Railay Beach Viewpoint
931 reviews
5.13 km away
Railay Beach
4,071 reviews
5.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fossil Shell Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit