Morakot Cave (Emerald Cave), Ko Muk

Shuttle through darkness to emerge at Morakot Cave (Emerald Cave), a white beach completely surrounded by towering cliffs and green vegetation. To reach this attraction, you must take a boat during low tide to a cave entrance, where you then don a lifejacket and swim through the dark tunnel. The surreal experience of emerging into the sunlight-filled cave and soft beach may be slightly dampened by throngs of tourists in high season. Crowds are at a minimum early and late; bring a waterproof flashlight if the pitch-black cave will make you uncomfortable. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ko Muk trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Siam gone kayaking without light because no one c had warned. Thankfully c we queued to another canoe equipped with a flashlight. Unique and spectacular.
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  • At first, it did not dare to go down, because swimming is not a guide, but let down. If not, will it regrets kla, it's fake too. Finally, it's down to the island after Island rope people forward. Enough, it is very accessible, but oh, the beautiful sea water close up hotwan. The pure sand.
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  • My family of 5 booked the one day island hopping with Jaravee Tour at Pakmeng Pier. The first island is Koh Muk , Tham (Cave) Morakot. The cave entrance is a small passage that is only accessible by s...  more »
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  • Simply a must see! One of the most phenomenal natural landscapes I've ever seen! If the 50 meter swim through a pitch black cave doesn't do it for you, the private inland beach Will! Straight out of Jurassic park!
  • This place is one of the best natural wonders one can go to. But like other such places it can get very crowded at day time. You may want to avoid the crowd and go in the morning but it's marvelous during the day when the sunlight enters the cave to make the water inside emarald color. That experience is undescribable. The lagoon inside is small and too many people around. The path to the cave is through water and needs a bit of swimming b in the dark.
  • Awesome (but crowded) place. Maybe the only thing worth doing on the 4 Islands Tour from Ko Lanta. If you can hire private boat and get here outside normal hours would be even more incredible.
  • Amazing hidden gem. We didn't know what to expect and initially only kayaked into the mouth of the cave from the ocean. Luckily some others were about go in so we turned back and followed them through. So glad we did. It is truely amazing to go through to a little beach ooen to the skies but which looks impossible to get to from land so have to go through the cave. Photos barely do it justice as the height of cliff walls you cannot capture in one. Just have to Go!
  • We've been here rather late in the day, 3pm to 5 in total and after a big group left there was only one couple left. The natural park administration also leaves at 2pm so you won't be charged. In the afternoon plus a bit of luck it is an amazing place full of peace and beauty.

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