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Khao Sok National Park to Phangan Island

By Phantip 1970 Co., Ltd
4.5 (40 Reveiws)


08:00 Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Minivan Station


8 hrs 30 mins


( check Things to Know )


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16:30 Phangan Island, Thong Sala Pier


Full Refundable ( check rules )


Instant Confirmation


24 Hours before departure date


  • Refunds will only be issued at our discretion with 24 Hours cancellation notice at 50%
  • with 48 Hours cancellation notice at 70%
  • Cancellations made 72 Hours or more in advance will receive a full refund.

Cancellation Policy

Booking changes or cancellations must be made up to 24 Hours before your departure date. However, Round-trip tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded after the first trip's cancellation deadline.


  • We will be allowed without penalty if written notice is made over 24 Hours prior to departure. However amendment is subject to availability and new rates may apply.
  • Any amendment resulting in lower rates or less number of passenger is subject to 5% surcharge of the difference figure between total amounts less the amended amount.

Late Booking

For all late bookings under 48 Hours please chat with us directly.

Things to Know

  • Please arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to your trip's scheduled departure time. EXCEPT the trip from Koh Samui that you have to check in at PHANTIP TRAVEL OFFICE in 1 hour before departure time. If you are too late, your ticket will expire and cannot be Refunded and Changed.
  • Time stated is only for estimation. The actual time schedule is subject to change without prior notice due to unpredictable weather conditions and fortuitous events.
  • The price does not include entrance fee (if any), any additional fees and surcharges.
  • Baggage: 1 hand carry luggage + 1 Suitcase shall not exceed 20 inches per person are allowed. * **Passengers with large suitcases (more than 20 inches or XL-sized suitcases with wheels)** are required to pay extra luggage fees and handling fees to the ticket counter directly. This is just a precaution. The minivan/bus may be full and there may be no extra space for luggage. We had cases when passengers could not board with big bags.
  • Vehicle type is subject to change depending on amount of passengers.
  • During block dates, Holiday seasons, 3 days before and 3 days after the Fullmoon no changes can be made to the tickets as the ferry operators limited any changes.
  • Illegal drugs, endangered animals, combustible liquids, flammable products, compressed gases, explosives, ammunition, firearms, fireworks, corpse, hazardous material or food items with strong odour are not allowed in the bus or minivan compartments.
  • Oversized baggage or items such as surfboards, musical instruments, scooters, bicycles or motorcycles for instance must notified to the driver on whether or not oversized baggage’s or items can properly fit in the vehicle. Extra payments could be incurred if these baggage or items need extra handling and care. All customers must be aware of extra charges that may incur for handling fee.
  • Animals or insects are generally prohibited as this pose risks and issues with drivers and other passengers on board. It is prohibited by law and the department of Land Transportation to allow animals on board. The driver and staff has the right to refuse service for animal transportation as this might conflict with religious believes health issues and complaints from other passengers.
  • IMPORTANT: If one way ticket was used or the date and time specified on the ticket passed already, it cannot be cancelled or refunded.
  • Connecting Flights: The Company is a point to point carrier and we do not take responsibility for delays or connecting flight.
  • You can check in with e-ticket on mobile or device. Please make sure you check in with the right operator you booked with.
  • Check in point: at the Phantip Minivan Station at the main Road in front of The National Park.

Trip Information

Khao Sok Minivan Station: Your Entry to Nature's Wonderland


Khao Sok Minivan Station is more than just a spot on the map. For many, it's the main door that opens up to the wonders of Khao Sok. When travelers set foot here, they can feel the start of a great adventure. And when they come back, full of memories and stories, the station waits, like an old friend, to greet them.

The station's perfect location makes everything easy. It bridges the gap between the fast-paced world of highways and the serene paths that lead to Khao Sok National Park.

Khao Sok National Park is a place of dreams. Imagine a huge, living painting, where every shade of green seems to come alive. The air is filled with the songs of birds, and the distant calls of animals. This is not just a park.

It's a world where nature rules. The trees are tall and thick, giving shade and shelter to countless animals. And then, there are the limestone mountains. They rise high, their tips almost touching the clouds.

These age-old giants have watched over the land for countless years, standing strong against rain, wind, and time.

But the park hides even more secrets. The Ratchaprapha Dam is one of them. This vast body of water is like a giant mirror, reflecting the beauty of the skies and the surrounding hills.

When the sun shines, the water sparkles, making it look like a scene from a fairy tale. It's so deep that it feels like it's hiding mysteries. This dam is not just a place to see; it's a place to feel and wonder.

And all these amazing sights and experiences begin at one place: the Khao Sok Minivan Station. It's not just a waiting area for vans. It's the first chapter in the storybook of Khao Sok.

Every person who comes here is about to embark on a journey of magic, wonder, and discovery. The station, with its hustle and bustle, is the first step into the captivating world of Khao Sok.


The magic of Khao Sok National Park is ineffable. From the gentle boat rides on the dam to the thrilling night safaris, every corner of this park whispers tales of nature. One can even choose to stay overnight, soaking in the sounds of the jungle and possibly catching the echo of the longtail boats on the distant waters.

Minivans at the Khao Sok Station are travelers’ chariots, coming and going from various destinations. One can hop on from Donsak at the Raja Ferry Pier, or travel from the sun-kissed beaches of Koh Samui, stopping at either Lipa Noi Pier or Nathon Pier. There's also the route from the enchanting Koh Lanta, with its stop at the Na Lanta Restaurant Station.

Donsak is like a busy crossroads for travelers. Imagine a place that always has people coming and going, always buzzing with excitement. That's Donsak for you. At the heart of this place is the Raja Ferry Pier.

Now, this isn't just any pier. It's a lifeline for many who dream of sandy beaches and blue waters. Because from here, big boats and ferries carry excited travelers to the beautiful islands that Thailand is famous for.

If you've landed at the Surat Thani Airport and are dreaming of adventures in Khao Sok or maybe a sunny holiday on the islands, chances are, Donsak is on your map. It's a crucial stop, almost like a stepping stone. Before you dive into the jungles or dip your toes in the sea, Donsak welcomes you with its busy charm.

What's great is that Donsak is not just about waiting for a ferry. While here, you can see how the locals live their life, day in and day out. There are little shops selling snacks and souvenirs, and sometimes, you can hear local music playing in the background. It's like a mini-adventure before your main journey.

And, if you're coming from Khao Sok, tired but filled with memories of nature and wildlife, Donsak is your gateway to the next adventure. Maybe it's the islands next, with their clear waters and colorful fishes. Or maybe it's a trip back to the bustling airport.

In simple words, Donsak is like a key chapter in the storybook of any traveler in this part of Thailand. It's not just a place to pass through; it's a place to experience, even if just for a little while.

Koh Samui is like a treasure chest full of surprises. Nestled in the Surat Thani province, this island isn't just about its famous piers, Lipa Noi and Nathon. Think of a place where the air is filled with the scent of the sea, where the beaches look like golden carpets, and where the sound of waves feels like music. That's Koh Samui for you.

Lipa Noi and Nathon Piers are like the front doors to this island paradise. But once you step beyond these doors, there's a whole world to explore.

You'll find busy markets buzzing with life. Locals selling delicious food, colorful fruits, and handcrafted souvenirs. And then, there are quiet spots, where you can just sit and listen to the rhythm of the sea.

But that's not all. The island has secrets. Hidden waterfalls, mysterious temples, and small villages where life goes on like it has for years. It's a mix of the old and the new, the loud and the quiet.

Now, if you're traveling to or from Khao Sok, chances are, Koh Samui is on your journey map. Many travelers, filled with stories of jungle adventures, make a stop at Koh Samui to rest and explore. And for them, the minivan station becomes super important. It's the link, the bridge that connects their jungle tales with beach stories.

In simple words, Koh Samui is not just a destination. It's an experience. And whether you're just passing through its piers or diving deep into its heart, this island promises memories that last a lifetime. And, in all these adventures, the minivan station plays a big part, helping travelers move from one story to another.

Koh Lanta is like a soothing melody in the midst of Thailand's vibrant symphony. At its heart is the Na Lanta Restaurant Station, a famous landmark. But the island is much more than this station. When people talk about Koh Lanta, their eyes often light up, and they use words like 'peaceful', 'untouched', and 'paradise'.

Unlike the usual hustle and bustle of many tourist spots, Koh Lanta sings a slower, more relaxed tune. It's the kind of place where you can walk on the beach, leaving behind a trail of footprints, without bumping into crowds. The waves whisper secrets, the palm trees dance to the breeze, and everything feels a bit more magical.

The Na Lanta Restaurant Station is a little hub of activity on this calm island. It's where travelers gather, share stories, and taste the local flavors. And for many, it's the first introduction to Koh Lanta's charm.

Now, if you're thinking of jungles, adventures, and the wild spirit of Khao Sok, you might wonder how it connects to the serene beauty of Koh Lanta. The answer? Minivans.

These vehicles bridge the gap between the roaring heart of Khao Sok and the soothing soul of Koh Lanta. They carry tales, laughter, memories, and dreams between these two places.

In simple words, Koh Lanta is a haven. It's where time feels a bit slower, and moments feel a bit longer. And whether you're stopping by for a quick meal at the Na Lanta Restaurant Station or staying a bit longer to soak in the island's magic, you'll carry a piece of Koh Lanta in your heart. And thanks to the minivans, the journey between the wild and the tranquil becomes an adventure in itself.

Beyond these, the station is also a nexus to many other attractions. It serves as a connection point for those journeying from Krabi, Koh Samui, and other nearby regions. There are transportation options to the Khao Sok village, where the local life thrives.

For those thinking about the costs, the rates, often calculated per person in baht, are quite reasonable. The station is not just a transit point. It is a gateway to myriad experiences, from the entrance fee to the park to the adventures awaiting inside.

Navigating from the Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok? The Minivan Station acts as a midpoint for many, especially those flying into the Surat Thani province. Many travelers use this station as their hub, transferring smoothly between the airport and the majestic Khao Sok National Park. This seamless transition ensures your adventure starts the moment you land.

The Surat Thani train station is situated in the heart of Surat Thani province. It acts as a critical junction for those looking to explore Thailand's southern gems. As one of the major railway stations, it links northern cities like Bangkok to the southern stretches of the nation. For those headed to Khao Sok National Park, this train station is the initial stop.

Once here, travelers can easily make their way to the Khao Sok Minivan Station. It is a direct route into the natural splendor of the park. The combination of a scenic train journey followed by a short road trip offers a comprehensive travel experience. It lets visitors immerse themselves in Thailand's diverse landscapes before reaching their final nature-filled destination.

Khao Sok village is located just a stone's throw away from the station. It is a haven for those looking to experience local culture. Its streets are lined with quaint shops, eateries, and the rhythmic beats of daily life. For many who decide to stay overnight after a day's adventure in the park, the village offers a comfortable retreat.

And if you've been to the village, it's hard to miss the sights and sounds of the longtail boats. These boats, often gliding gracefully along the water, are a staple of Khao Sok's unique charm.

Khao Lak, another jewel not far from the station, is where nature meets the sea. This coastal town, known for its pristine beaches, also serves as a gateway to the Similan Islands. A trip to Khao Sok National Park can be wonderfully complemented with a visit to Khao Lak. The station's connections ensure that transitioning between these two beauties is hassle-free.

The limestone mountains of Khao Sok are nothing short of breathtaking. Their grandeur, best viewed during a boat ride on the Ratchaprapha Dam, stands as a testament to nature's artistry.

For those adventurous at heart, a night safari can be an exciting experience. The station, in its essence, serves as a starting point for such thrilling escapades.

Lastly, when considering the costs, many tourists find the prices quite affordable. Whether it's the park's entrance fee, a boat ride, or even the minivan fares – most charges are usually calculated in baht per person. This cost-effectiveness ensures that you can experience the best of Khao Sok without burning a hole in your pocket.


The Khao Sok Minivan Station, while a simple collection point, plays a massive role in a traveler’s journey. It serves as the primary link connecting people to the wondrous landscapes and vibrant life of the Surat Thani province. It is close to key attractions and has comprehensive transportation options. It stands as a beacon for both the eager adventurer and the calm wanderer.

Also, it's placed in a spot that makes it easy to get to Khao Sok. Whether you're coming from Surat Thani airport, Koh Samui beaches, or the peaceful Koh Lanta, Khao Sok is never far away.

In essence, this station embodies the essence of travel in this region - smooth, interlinked, and filled with endless possibilities.

Things to know:

The station is designed keeping travelers' needs in mind, making it easy to navigate.

You'll find local stalls nearby offering quick snacks and souvenirs.

The knowledgeable staff can offer insights and suggestions for your journey.

Safety measures are in place, ensuring your travel is both comfortable and secure.

For those interested in day tours, information can be availed at the station.

Shared Minivan: Khao Sok Minivan Station - Raja Ferry Port

Raja Ferry Port: Gateway to Island Adventures


Welcome to Raja Ferry Port, your gateway to exciting island adventures. Situated in the vibrant region of Donsak, this bustling port connects you to the stunning beauty of Thailand's islands.

Whether you're a nature enthusiast or seeking a tranquil getaway, Raja Ferry Port is your starting point for unforgettable journeys.


At Raja Ferry Port, the possibilities are endless. With its efficient operations and friendly staff, your travel experience begins on a positive note. The port is well-equipped to handle your needs, ensuring a seamless transition from mainland to island life. Raja Port proudly serves as the launchpad for Raja Ferry, your reliable maritime partner for exploring the wonders of the Gulf of Thailand.

Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, Raja Ferry Port offers a glimpse into the region's natural treasures. Crystal-clear waters, lush greenery, and serene beaches await just a ferry ride away.

Don't miss the chance to visit awe-inspiring destinations like Koh Samui, known for its palm-fringed beaches, or Koh Phangan, famous for its vibrant full moon parties. Explore these gems with confidence, courtesy of the guidance provided by

Sailing with Raja Ferry from this port is not just a journey; it's an experience. As the refreshing sea breeze envelops you, relish the stunning views and immerse yourself in the local culture. The ferry is equipped with modern amenities, prioritizing your comfort throughout the voyage. Indulge in delectable Thai cuisine on board, adding a flavorful touch to your adventure.

Discover the enchanting islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangan, just a ferry ride away from Raja Ferry Port in Surat Thani. Koh Samui beckons with its idyllic beaches and lush landscapes, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Sink your toes into the powdery sands, or dive into the vibrant underwater world for an unforgettable snorkeling experience. With Raja Ferry's convenient connections, exploring Koh Samui's iconic Big Buddha temple or the lively Fisherman's Village becomes effortless.

Surat Thani, a province known for its natural splendor, serves as the ideal starting point for your island escapades. As you depart from Raja Ferry Port, take in the picturesque surroundings of Surat Thani. Jungles, cascading waterfalls, and serene rivers present a nice backdrop that's just a taste of the adventures that await you. Raja Ferry ensures your voyage is more than a means of transportation – it's a continuation of the exploration.

Embark on a journey from Surat Thani to Koh Samui or Koh Phangan with Raja Ferry's exceptional services. Whether you are a traveler in search of relaxation or seeking thrilling adventures, these islands are poised to meet your every desire.

Experience the convenience and reliability of our ferry service, connecting you to the captivating islands of Thailand. Departing from Donsak Pier in Don Sak, SuratThani, our ferry service is designed to make your journey seamless and enjoyable.


In conclusion, Raja Ferry Port bridges the gap between your travel dreams and reality. Its strategic location, impeccable service, and connection to Raja Ferry make it the ideal starting point for your island explorations.

Things to Know:

Raja Ferry Port operates with a commitment to environmental sustainability, ensuring responsible tourism.

The port's efficient scheduling ensures timely departures and arrivals, optimizing your travel plans.

Friendly local staff are available to assist you with any inquiries, making your journey even more enjoyable.

Experience authentic Thai hospitality from the moment you step foot in the port.

Ferry: Raja Ferry Port - Thong Sala Pier

Thong Sala Pier: Gateway to Phangan Island Adventures


Welcome to Thong Sala Pier, your gateway to the captivating wonders of Phangan Island. Nestled in the heart of the Gulf of Thailand, this bustling pier connects you to an array of exciting adventures. For all travelers, Thong Sala Pier serves as your starting point to explore the island's natural beauty and vibrant culture.


Thong Sala Pier is the central hub for both locals and tourists, providing access to Phangan Island's hidden gems. As you disembark from the boat, the warm tropical breeze greets you, and the inviting azure waters surround this picturesque spot. The pier itself is a lively scene, bustling with activity as travelers disembark, and merchants offer their colorful wares.

Just beyond the pier, awaits a multitude of enchanting landscapes ready for you to discover. Thong Sala Pier is where your adventures begin, taking you from lush jungle interiors to pristine shoreline beaches. Whether you're seeking relaxation or thrill, this station is your doorway to a world of possibilities.

Unveil the natural wonders of Phangan Island with ease from Thong Sala Pier. Head north to the iconic Phaeng Waterfall, where the cascading waters create a refreshing oasis amid the lush foliage. If you're looking for spiritual peace, the Wat Phu Khao Noi temple provides a serene ambiance and island-wide panoramic views.

Bask in the sun's embrace at Ao Chaloklum Beach, a tranquil haven perfect for swimming and lounging. Or set off to the east and discover Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, renowned for its powdery sands and turquoise waters. Both beaches promise a great escape from the daily grind.

Dive into local culture at the Thong Sala Night Market. Taste Thai street food, find crafts, and colorful textiles. The market's scents and lively vibe bring island life to you.

Experience the world-famous Full Moon Party in Haad Rin, an exciting beach celebration that draws revelers from around the globe. Dance beneath the moonlight, surrounded by pulsating beats and a vibrant energy that's impossible to resist.

Thong Sala Pier is your link to nearby islands and attractions. Catch a ferry to the tranquil shores of Koh Samui, known for its laid-back charm and diverse cultural offerings.

If you're up for underwater exploration, take a short trip to Koh Tao. It's a diver's paradise, famous for its beautiful coral reefs and vibrant marine life. Sending postcards home or staying connected is a breeze with the local post office conveniently located near the pier.

Seek solace in the serene village of Baan Tai, just a stone's throw away from Thong Sala Pier. This tranquil escape offers a glimpse into local life, with traditional Thai architecture and a laid-back ambiance that invites relaxation. Take leisurely strolls along the village's quaint streets, interact with friendly locals, and absorb the unhurried pace of island living.

The Thong Sala Pier area is not only a gateway to adventure but also a haven for food enthusiasts. The local food market, teeming with stalls that offer a plethora of culinary delights, is a paradise for your taste buds.

Embark on a journey through a variety of dishes. From aromatic curries with balanced spices to mouthwatering seafood dishes celebrating the island's coastal treasures. Indulge in the famed pad Thai, a harmonious blend of flavors that captures the essence of Thai cuisine.

The food market at Thong Sala Pier is a true reflection of Koh Phangan's cultural tapestry. Sample dishes prepared with love and expertise, each telling a story through its ingredients and presentation.

Things to Know:

Ferry Marvel: Thong Sala Pier isn't just a passage; it's a doorway to island dreams, where ferries create maritime magic.

Retail Haven: Explore an array of shops selling unique handicrafts, where each item whispers tales of local artisans' skill and passion.

Nathon Excursion: A short jaunt to Nathon unveils serene beaches and a tranquil ambiance, a testament to the island's timeless allure.

Taste the Magic: Let local flavors excite your senses, taking you on a delicious journey into Thai culture.

Sunset Serenity: Thong Sala Pier's sunsets are a spectacle in themselves, casting a golden glow on departing ships and hopeful hearts.