How to get to Koh Surin

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Getting to Koh Surin

The most hassle-free and often cost-effective way to reach the Surin Islands is by joining one of the tours that depart Phuket and Khao Lak daily. Many visitors, particularly divers, opt to spend the night on pre-arranged liveaboard boats.

There is no regular boat service for travellers to Ko Surin.

  • Khura Buri Pier is the nearest point to Mo Ko Surin. Khura Buri is some 125 Kilometres north of Phang-nga. A boat trip takes around 3 hours. Boats leaving from Khura Buri are suitable for group tours.
  • Amphoe Kapoe Pier is in Ranong Province. The trip takes 7 hours. Visitors may contact Chansom Tara Hotel which has boats leaving Chan Damri Beach for trips to Mo Ko Surin.
  • Specialist tour companies have speedboats which run daily island hopping and snorkeling tours.