In recent years Thailand has become well known as a first rate fishing destination thanks mostly to its numerous well-stocked boarded lakes. These lakes are packed to the gills with giant fish including Mekong Catfish, Siamese Carp and huge Arapaima and all have great facilities making fishing a real pleasure.

Our tour visits the southern city of Krabi, and without doubt one of the best lakes in Thailand where you can test your skills and stamina in water packed with potential world record fish. Mekong Catfish reaching weights in excess of 200lbs, prehistoric Arapaima up to 400lbs, Siamese Carp up to 150lbs and a host of other giant species all go to make this unbelievable lake something quite special.
Our guided tour gives you 7 full days fighting the giants of Krabi and offers fantastic accommodation on site in well appointed lakeside cottages. There is even a English restaurant on site and your own private swimming pool.

DURATION 9 Days / 8 Nights / 7 Days Fishing
FISHING 7 Days
ADVENTURE RATING Adventure Rating 3
TARGET SPECIES Wells Catfish (Fish guaranteed)
INCLUDED
All fishing
All fishing tackle and bait
All accommodation
Airport transfers
Breakfast
Local fishing guide
NOT INCLUDED
All flights
Visas
Lunch & dinner
Drinks
Holiday insurance
Personal items
Local tips (non-compulsory)

Additional information

Airport TransfersNot required, Required (+£199)
Equipment HireUse mine, Hire yours (+£75)
1

Arrive Bangkok, overnight at airport hotel

On arrival at the UK airport you will be greeted by your Adventure Fishing Holidays guide, who will accompany you on your flight to Bangkok airport. On arrival at Bangkok airport you will be transferred to your luxury hotel. The rest of the day is a chance for you to explore Bangkok.
Fishing: None
Accommodation: Bangkok Hotel
Included Meals: None
2

Flight to Krabi & transfer to lake

Today we take an early flight to Karbi, where you will be greeted by our Thai Guide & transferred by air conditioned minibus to our lake complex. There you will be shown your lakeside cottage & given the chance to start fishing.
Fishing: Half day
Accommodation: Lakeside cottage
Included Meals: Breakfast
3-8

Full day fishing on lake

The full day is dedicated to fishing. Your guide will always be on hand to provide help, suggestions or to answer any of your questions. Remember, he is there to help you catch so make the most of him.
Fishing: Full day
Accommodation: Lakeside cottage
Included Meals: Breakfast
9

Flight back to Bangkok then on to UK

Your fishing ends today and sometime during the morning you will need to pack up all your gear ready to depart.
We leave the lake at no later than 9am and you will then be taken back to Krabi airport for your flight to Bangkok, ready for your flight back to the UK.
Fishing: None
Accommodation: None
Included Meals: Breakfast

Fishing seasons

Species Season Peak Times
Mekong Catfish All year round All year round
Siamese Carp All year round All year round
Arapaima All year round All year round

Tackle/Equipment required

  • All tackle is provided on this tour 2 X 6lb Free spirt rods, 2 X Shimano Big Pits 2 X Fox alarms with swingers
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen and lip protection (waterproof SPF15+)
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera

Visas & Vaccinations

British and Irish nationals do not require a visa to enter Thailand. Other EU nationals should contact us for more information. Nationals of all other countries should contact their local embassy or consulate. Visa information is given in good faith but may be subject to change without warning.
Note: It is your responsibility to obtain a valid visa where necessary.

There are no vaccination requirements for visiting Thailand, though we would recommend that you have valid vaccination protection for Tetanus, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Polio and Typhoid. Recommended vaccinations and other health protection measures vary according to the country you are visiting and can change periodically. You must consult your GP on current vaccinations needed for your destination.

International flights

This tour requires an international flight.

The price of this tour does not include your international flight and you should expect to pay between £600 and £800 for a return flight to Krabi, via Bangkok, depending on which airline you use. We recommend Thai Airways and British Airways.

We hold a full ATOL and are licenced to sell flights. If you would like to buy your flight from us, please request a quote either during the online reservation process, the tour enquiry form, or by telephone.

For more information on why we don’t include international flights with our tours please check out our flights page.

Accommodation

For this tour you will be spending the first night in a Bangkok airport hotel, with the rest of your stay in our well appointed lakeside cottages. The resort has an excellent restaurant that serves a wide variety of English style cuisine, and you have use of a private swimming pool.

What’s included

  • All fishing
  • All fishing tackle and bait
  • All accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfast
  • Local fishing guide

What’s excluded

  • All flights
  • Visas
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Drinks
  • Holiday insurance
  • Personal items
  • Local tips (non-compulsory)
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