Mu Ko Similan National Park entry fee payment points and one-day advance notice

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bangkok, 26 March, 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update for tourists and visitors to Mu Ko Similan National Park, concerning the entry fee for people and transport (boats) to the Park.

 

The entry fee to Mu Ko Similan National Park can be paid at either of four locations, one of which is the Park’s Office on the mainland in the village of Thap Lamu. The other three are in the island archipelago itself – Park Ranger Unit 1 Ko Mieng, Park Ranger Unit 2 Ko Similan and Park Ranger Unit 3 Ko Tachai.

The entry fee to Mu Ko Similan National Park is 500 Baht for adults and 300 Baht for children.

Also, in line with the recent cap put on visitor numbers to the Park, the tour operator is required to make a one-day advance notice to the Park before entering during the period of 21 March to 15 May, 2019.

The cap is set at not more than 1,625 visitors per day for excursions on islands from Ko Si to Ko Paet, and not more than 1,700 visitors per day for excursions from Ko Paet to Ko Si.

For diving, the cap is not more than 525 visitors per day.

Please note that as of June 2018, it is not possible to stay overnight in the Similan Islands.

Unapproved boats are not permitted to enter the Mu Ko Similan National Park.

 

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