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Viking Cave, Ko Phi Phi Don

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The old cave paintings of Viking Cave remain a mystery even today, as depictions of old European boats and Arabic iconography raise the questions of how and why they got there. Due to the population of nesting swallows in the cave, the locals now gather the valuable commodity of bird nests (made out of the swallows' saliva) from the walls. The abundance of scaffolding, people, and birds in the area mean that entrance into the cave is rarely permitted. Most likely, you’ll by passing by via boat and your guide will recount the history of the cave. Plan your Viking Cave visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ko Phi Phi Don using our Ko Phi Phi Don itinerary planner.
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  • We have only seen it from the boat, as a stop from a trip around the Island. What I most liked about the Cave was the curious stories surrounding it, is nice to ask the guide! People say it is a good ...  more »
  • It´s very interesting and it´ll be even more if you can get closer, but since it´s a private property you can just pass by on a boat and see it from the distance.  more »
  • A cave that few have taken up residence in that since has been named Viking Cave. Not much to look at but it is included as a 2 min stop at many tours ... But don't go there just to see it. ..
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  • Can't go into cave but scenery is beautiful and looks interesting inside. "Birds Nest Soup" harvest site.
  • You can't go inside but, at least, thats because tey're protecting the cave
  • Bird nest desert collectors stop here. From your boat you just pass by. Delicious delight thought
  • Nothing special about this place, just a short drive by. The structures inside look interesting though
  • Drive by looking, nothing to fancy but ok on my way. I guess. Birds nest harvesting.