Krabi is the largest town in Krabi province (southern Thailand) located at the mouth of Krabi River emptying in Phang Nga Bay. The town is located approx 783 km () south of Bangkok (Thailand's capital) and has population around 55,000. It is served by Krabi Airport (international) and Phet Kasem Road (highway 4, Thailand's longest).
Most of Krabi province (including many islands) is designated protected area and divided into national parks. Most popular travel destinations are Ao Nang (resort town) and Railay Beach (Rai Leh). To the province belong over 80 smaller islands (including Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi) best-known as yachting, scuba-diving-snorkeling and island-hopping day-tour destinations from Phuket. The peak season is October through April.
Among the most popular activities are seakayaking, sailing, snorkeling, wildlife viewing. The mainland parks Khao Phanom Bencha and Than Bokkhorani are famous for their scenic attractions - waterfalls, caves, trekking, eco-tours.