Going to Railay Beach for “Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest”


I’m very exited to be going back to Krabi again. This will be my second trip this year.  I will be going to take pictures at the “6th Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest” which is taking place from 21 to 23 April 2014, at Railay Beach and Tonsai Bay, Mueang district. This event is the biggest rock climbing competition in Thailand. At Railay Beach, there are more than 600 limestone rock climbs. Once climbers have scaled the heights, they can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the deep blue Andaman Sea. As I will be taking my drone with me, I will be able to share some of these fantastic views with you. Cannot wait to do some flying there.

For this year’s “Rock and Fire International Contest”, they are expecting more than 30 teams of adventurous tourists from the world over to join the climbing. As usual, the competition offers three types of climbing event: Lead Climbing Mountain and Deep Water Soloing and the Freestyle Fire Contest. All of the events take place at the famous Railay Beach. Krabi is easily reached by air, road or sea. Krabi International Airport now serves more than 20 domestic flights daily as well as around 15-20 scheduled and chartered flights per day. Krabi currently has more than 18,000 hotel rooms; with 1,280 rooms at Railay Beach and Tonsai Bay and another 6,000 rooms located at Ao Nang Beach. The rest of the province accounts for the other rooms with 2,300 on Ko Phi Phi, 3,000 rooms on Ko Lanta, and a further 1,350 rooms at Khlong Muang Beach.

Follow me on Twitter for some live pictures of my trip. I will be in Krabi from Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th April 2014. If you have been to this event before or are going this year, then let me know in the comments below.

2 thoughts on “Going to Railay Beach for “Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest”

  • April 23, 2014 at 7:03 am

    Can you recommend places to say at Railay Beach?

  • April 16, 2014 at 10:17 am

    Hi Richard,
    We are going to Krabi from 26th April to 30th April, please update some restaurants and also travel tips to Krabi. Thank you and have a good trip 🙂


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