Surin Islands National Park is known for the beautiful reefs, white sand beaches and crystal clear water. There are five islands that make up the Surin Islands named Koh Surin Nua, Koh Surin Tai, Koh Ri, Koh Kai, and Koh Klang. The two main islands in the group are Koh Surin Nua (Northern Surin Island) and Koh Surin Tai (Southern Surin Island). They are renowned for having some of the best diving and snorkeling sites in Thailand.
The islands are about 55 kilometers away from the Thai coastline heading towards Burma and are famed for being one of Thailand's most relaxed and beautiful travel destinations. With its remote location, Surin Islands possesses glorious white sand and crystal clear water.
Surin Islands is a national park. Visitors can take a one-day trip or a stay-over trip organized by tour operators. The packages usually include boat transportation, meals and snorkeling activities. The accommodation on the islands can be booked through the national park office. Tour operator can also arrange the booking for you.
Details: The national park is only opens from mid November to early May of each year. The National Park collects the admission fees of 400 Baht for adults and 200 Baht for children. To book accommodation on the island of Koh Surin Nua contact the visitors' centre.
Tel: +66 7649 1378, +66 7649 1582
How to get there: Take the boat from Kuraburi Pier in Kuraburi District of Phang Nga. The boats take around 2 hours to reach Surin Islands, depending on types of boats.