Khao Sok National Park
Khao Sok National Park is one of the famous nature sights in Southern Thailand. It’s home to rich wildlife thriving inside the world’s oldest evergreen rainforest.
Located in the Surat Thani Province is one such place where the positive vibes are strong and brimming – the Khao Sok National Park. With lush forestry, calm and tranquil waters, and thriving wildlife, it’s a haven for nature lovers. On the other hand, it’s a learning and eye-opening experience for casual visitors. You’ll find see delicious fruits naturally growing from forest trees like durian and mangosteen. You might be tempted and allowed to pick a few, but most of it is for the animals. Trekking, canoeing, bamboo rafting, and boating are just some of the activities you can indulge in. The most important thing to remember is to always get a local guide when doing these things, as they are knowledgeable of the place and its animals – especially the dangerous ones: tigers.
Khao Sok National Park is located in Surat Thani, Thailand.
Opening Days and Hours
Khao Sok National Park is open daily from 7:00 to 19:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Admission fee is USD 9 for adults and USD 4.5 for children. Locals have a special admission fee at USD 1.5 for adults and USD 0.75 for children.
How to Get There
- Fly to Surat Tani via AirAsia.
- Board a taxi or a shuttle service to the city centre.
- Board a taxi to Surat Thani Shrine.
- Solo travellers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is 3 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit the attraction is at 8:00. Large crowds and the perpetual Thailand heat are not present during the early opening hours.
If you’re looking for dining spots, you can proceed to the Day and Night Restaurant, Khao Horm, Bamboo Restaurant, Thai Herb Restaurant, Rafflesia Cafe, Kampan Restaurant, and Bamboo Gold are just some of the dining spots in Khao Sok National Park.
- Kho Lamphu
- Khun Thale
- Khao Tha Phet
- Surat Tani Night Market
For accommodations, you can choose from Erawan Ville, Samui Buri Beach Resort, Villa Cha Cha Ko Phangan, Bo Phut Resort and Spa, Rin Beach Resort, and Bundhari Hotel.