Surat Thani Province and Tourist Attractions


Surat Thani With an area of approximately 12,891 square kilometers or 8,056,875 rai, is the sixth largest province in the country and the largest in the south. The terrain is varied from various sizes of islands. In the Gulf of Thailand, mountains, plateau, coastal plains And the river basin There are important rivers, Tapee River and Chaiya River. With a coastline of approximately 156 kilometers long

Surat Thani is a top tourist province. The country is another province because of the beautiful nature of the islands such as Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Koh Nang Yuan, Ang Thong Islands and the area of rainforest on land that is rich in various plants. Many streams and various wildlife Surat Thani is also fully equipped with all kinds of facilities. It has convenient transportation both by car, train, boat and is the location of two airports that help increase the potential to accommodate tourists as well. Until now has become a tourist center of the southern Gulf of Thailand With tourists both Thai and foreigners, visiting millions of people each year

1. Koh Samui (เกาะสมุย)

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Address: Ang Thong Ko Samui Surat Thani 84140

Beautiful Coral Reeves, Clear Sea, White Sandy Beach, Plenty of Coconut
Feature: Big Island surrounded by a wide yard -High hills and mountains in the middle of the island
History: Koh Samui, Thailand’s second largest island, lies in the Gulf of Thailand off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus. It’s known for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, mountainous rainforest, plus luxury resorts and posh spas. The landmark 12m-tall golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple is located on a tiny island connected to Koh Samui by a causeway.

2. Ratcha Prapa Dam or Chiaw Lan Dam (เขื่อนรัชชประภา หรือ เขื่อนเชี่ยวหลาน)

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Address : Khao Phang Ban Ta Khun Surat Thani 84230

Rajjaprabha Dam original is called Chiew Lan Dam. It is the second multipurpose dam in the south located in Surat Thani. When the construction was completed, His Majesty the King graciously granted the new name “Rajjaprabha Dam” means that the Light of the Reign”
Feature: Nature sightseeng and Photography
History: The scenery around the dam and gorgeous water reservoir has been nicknamed “Guilin of Thailand”. Lake in the reservoir surrounded by lush green mountains. Watch the fishermen lifestyle of the people in the area.

3. Khao Sok National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติเขาสก)

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Address: 62 Khlong Sok, Phanom District, Surat Thani 84250 also Covers the area of Ban Takun District, Phanom District and Khiri Rat Nikhom District, Moo 6, Phanom District, Phanom District, Surat Thani Province
Khao Sok National Park is a highly complex limestone mountain range Especially the Strait of Khao Kalo, which is a limestone mountain with a pointed cape There are steep cliffs, some of which are taller in the air, like a tall tower with forest conditions, a very complete rainforest. Flowing together at the beginning of the Phum Duang Canal Which is one of the important branches of the Tapee River The highest point is about 961 meters above sea level. The average height is about 200 meters above sea level and the soil is generally sandy clay with red color. Some places are laterite, but there are few.
Characteristics: The largest evergreen forest in the south. – There is a dam as a source of water, causing the limestone islands in the lake. – Popular activities are watching lotus flowers, canoeing, canoeing, rubber loop – for nature travelers. Khao Sok trekking to find unique vegetation here Is like a dream that they hope to make a real one That is the pursuit of “Bua Phut” or the karen The large flower with the diameter of the flower is about 10-25 inches, which is usually based on the ground. Will bloom during November until January In addition, you may find a white palm. Another rare plant Including rare and interesting exotic animals such as kod and dragon fish
History: Here, it was declared a national park on 2 August 1994, with a general condition of mountainous land and high limestone mountains and a strange look with steep cliffs. Meanwhile, the north side is the location of the Ratchaprapa Dam. With the atmosphere of the lake above the beautiful dam So bad that there is a person who figurines that is a Guilin in Thailand Khao Sok National Park is full of many tourist activities. Interesting activities include rafting, trekking, elephant trekking, bird watching and nature trails.

4. Chaloem Phra Kiat Park 84 year (สวนสาธารณะเฉลิมพระเกียรติ 84 พรรษา)

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This address is located on the road. National Highway 4223, Phum Riang and in the district of Chaiya District, Surat Thani, Moo 5, Phum Riang Subdistrict, Chaiya District, Surat Thani 84110

The municipality has operated a public park as a master garden, providing a non-smoking area, free of smoking, and allocating space for tourists. And is a fitness sports court To promote seaside tourism
Feature: There are statues, gestures, and boxing performances.

5. Klong Roi Sai (คลองร้อยสาย)

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Address: Bang Bai Mai Mueang Surat Thani Surat Thani 84000

“Khlong Sai Sai” is located on the banks of the Tapee River with small canals. Hundreds of canals Therefore being called the Canal Hundred Sai, and this community still retains the Thai identity Rural community in the city There is an old way of life. Simple life that relies on the river of life to live. “Here .. Khlong Roi Sai community” has been responsible for the story. History of people in the past to the present And at night You can also choose Buy a tour to see the beauty of fireflies as well.
Klong Roi Sai is a community area near Surat Thani. The branch of the Tapi River before flowing into the sea.
Feature: There are many canals in the area.
History: It is an area with high tourism potential. Can see the life of fishermen and gardeners. Both the road and by the long tail boat. Watch a simple lifestyle and the two sides of the canal are filled with water plants and palm trees. Watch the demonstration of monkeys picking coconut . Buy local handicrafts. Delicious dessert

6. Rattanakosai Hot Spring (บ่อน้ำร้อนรัตนโกสัย)

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Address: Moo 6, Tha Sathon Subdistrict, Phunphin District, Surat Thani Province 84130

The Sathon Hot Spring or Rattanakosai Hot Spring is a famous health tourism destination in Ban Tha Sathon which tourists visit to soak in hot water for health. This place is where the Surat Thani people come for relation on weekends.
Feature:
– hot spring
– public park
– exercise
– relaxing
History: Rattanakosai Hot Spring has developed into a health tourism destination which has been open to the general public and tourists, offering feet ponds, soaking baths, hot mineral water with temperatures of about 70 degrees Celsius, a public park, and a playground, as well as accommodations for those who are treated with natural mineral water.

7. Wat Phra Borommathat Chaiya Ratcha Worawihan (วัดพระบรมธาตุไชยาราชวรวิหาร)

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Address : Wiang Chaiya Surat Thani 84110

Phra Borommathat Chaiya Ratchaworawihan Temple Important places of worship Of Surat Thani Is the place to contain the King Lord Buddha’s relics And is the only Buddhist temple in Thailand that still maintains Is the identity of the technician Srivijaya Modern Art Phra Borommathat Chaiya Temple is an important temple of the people of Chaiya and Surat Thani. Long since ancient times Which the government gives importance to temples, announces registration as important historical sites Of the nation and raised as a temple as a royal monastery and one of the three The sacred archaeological site that is worshiped in the south is Phra Borommathat Chaiya. Surat Thani Chedi Phra Mahathat, Phra Mahathat Temple, Woramahawihan Nakhon Sri Thammarat And the Reclining Buddha in Tham Khuha Phimuk, at Khuha Phimuk Temple, Yala Province Which is still in the best condition, presumably built around the 13-14 century Buddhist, does not appear to create history and creators Understand that the building while the city of Chaiya, Srivichai, is the most prosperous This pagoda is a symbol in the provincial seal. And as a symbol in the flag and scout scarves Which held that if anyone went to visit Surat Thani If not going to worship Phra Borommathat Chaiya Is like still not going to Suratthani

8. Suspension bridge, Wat Khao Phang (สะพานแขวนวัดเขาพัง)

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Or Suspension bridge Theppitak mountain in the heart shape (สะพานแขวน ภูเขาเทพพิทักษ์รูปหัวใจ)

Location : ear Ratchadaphisek Dam, Tambon Khao Phang, Amphoe Ban Ta Khun, Province Surat Thani 84230
Suspension bridge, Wat Khao Phang Located behind Wat Khao Phang Built in 2003, is a suspension bridge used for locals to travel to – Across Phra Saeng Canal The surrounding atmosphere is shady, cool and surrounded by nature and mountains. Activities that should not be missed are photography with a suspension bridge. The back is Khao Thepitak That looks like a heart shape If crossing the suspension bridge, you will find a variety of fruit orchards. Where everyone can visit and taste unlimitedly In a friendly price With the rule that Don’t jump , Do not bend the bridge, the bridge can count 30 people. Motorcycle can drive through the bridge.

9. Phra That Sila Ngu Temple (วัดพระธาตุศิลางู)

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Location: Located about 17 km from the district of Koh Samui.

Pay respect to god Worship the relics
Sila Ngu Temple has a pagoda containing the relics of a golden pagoda, facing the temple, which is a place where many local people worship. Every year, the temple will organize a celebration and worship the relics. Come to Koh Samui, don’t miss to worship the relics. Phra That Sila Snake The pagoda containing the golden relics of the pagoda at the Sila Ngu Temple

10. Samui Aquarium & Tiger Zoo (สวนเสือและสัตว์น้ำสมุย)

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Location : Samui Aqurium & Tiger Zoo is located on Ban Harn beach on the south east side of Koh Samui island.
In Samui Aquarium you will explore diversity kinds of fish and undersea creatures from the Gulf of Thailand, especially Koh Samui.
Our Aquarium, Tiger Empire, Bird Shows, Sea Lion Shows and others have been set up by a Samui Business man in love with Nature and Animals.
Actually, we are much more than just a stunning Aquarium and Tiger Zoo. We offer Sea-Lion Shows, Exotic Bird Shows, Eagles and Hawks, Turtles, Otter and more…
Our business was set 20 years ago and part of Ocean Resort Koh Samui.
We are now upgrading again without affecting visitors and guests to make our business the leading Animal Park in southern Thailand.
We work hard to ensure all our animals are happy as our guests through best care, space and through our employees who are hand-picked to ensure they are true animal lovers with passion.
SAMUI AQUARIUM – a paradise under the sea
We innovated an awesome aquarium with a marvellous collection of tropical marine life, such as sharks, turtles, tropical fish etc. and all other undersea creatures that you ever think of, for all your family to enjoy a wonderful moment with us.
In Samui Aquarium you will explore diversity kinds of fish and undersea creatures from the Gulf of Thailand, especially Koh Samui.
Come loose your track of time with us to experience the miracle of the undersea world, a sea paradise on earth, at Samui Aquarium.
Samui Aquarium is open 7 days a week from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

11. Product Center – Souvenir Chaiya District (ศูนย์จำหน่ายสินค้า – ของฝาก อำเภอไชยา)

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Address. Product distribution center – Chaiya district, Talat Chaiya district, Chaiya district, Surat Thani province.
Is a product distribution center for members of cooperatives and communities in 14 southern provinces. To promote marketing By Surat Thani Cooperative Will provide advice on production, packaging, pricing and other marketing plans as well
Is a center for selling products in the 1 Tambon 1 project, products of members nationwide And products of farmers groups