Ton Kloy Activities

Activities

tom kloy - jungle hike waterfall

 

Trek to Ton Rang Waterfall

tom kloy - jungle trek river

This is an intense trek through dense forest and streams, so sturdy footwear is essential. It's certainly not for the fainthearted although the waterfall is certainly worth the effort. Along the way expect to see various mushrooms, medicinal plants, strangler figs and lots of great butterflies, for which the area is famous. The waterfall is the ideal place to cool off after the trek and features fun water-shoots across slippery boulders and rocks.

Exertion level:  moderate
Duration: 3 hours

 

Women's Weaving Group

tom kloy - weaving group

Ton Kloy is home to a women's weaving group that use looms to create beautiful sarongs, which are sold locally. Become mesmerised by the clicking of the looms and watch the individual yarns transform into intricate patterns. You are welcome to work the loom yourself, under the watchful eyes of the ladies. The women also crochet headscarves and bags which are sold locally and in Had Yai.

Exertion level: easy
Duration: 30 minutes

 

Visit Fruit Orchards

tom kloy - visit fuit orchards

Ton Kloy has an abundance of orchards growing a variety of exotic fruit including rambutan, mangosteen, and the infamous durian. Join a local guide and sample fruit straight from the tree. You can even try your hand at fruit picking, although it's not as easy as it looks!

Exertion level: easy
Duration: 1-2 hours, this activity is seasonal, June-August.

 

tom kloy - historical tin mine

Hike to Historical Mine

Ton Kloy is a well known departure point to visit a historical tin mine, Muang Chon, that was active in the early 1970's. It used to have a good access road and a helicopter landing pad, however, nowadays you have to walk 20 kilometers through pristine jungle to reach the abandoned mine. Once at the mine, you can see old trucks and dredging equipment used to extract tin.

Exertion level: difficult
Duration: 5 days

 

forest exploration and bird watching

Forest Exploration and Bird Watching

Surrounded by rain forest, Ton Kloy is perfect for exploring different species of flora such as the bat flower, torch ginger, cinnamon, and large trees such as the velvet tamarind. Regional wildlife includes monkeys, gibbons, langur, squirrels, and mouse deer. Early risers will be treated to such vibrant bird life as hornbills, the asian fairy bluebird, orioles, and the red turtle dove.

Exertion level: moderate
Duration: 2 hours