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Don't be Suckered

Nuan Thip Pier in Ban Phe is the main pier for ferries, speedboats and other craft taking tourists... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
More Squid on Land than in the Sea

This week I am playing host and tour guide for friends from Australia and today I took them to the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
David B
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Rayong, Thailand
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Mar 6, 2018
“Don't be Suckered”
Sep 1, 2018
“SCAM - do not book speedboat!!! Please read. ”
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400/117 M.2, Phe 21000, Thailand
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is a scam - they will all pressure you to pay the speedboat which costs between 600-1000baht for a return journey!!!! Which takes 15 mins - alarm bells start to immediately ring. We then enquiries about public wooden boat - most wouldn’t entertain...More

Thank natalie c
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This is the pier we usually use to go over to Koh Samed. Last year, two Japanese friends got burned by the hotel scam they run at the ticket place. They ask if you have a hotel, and if you say no they tell you...More

Thank tokyomike55
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Nuan Thip Pier in Ban Phe is the main pier for ferries, speedboats and other craft taking tourists to Koh Samet. With all the adverse comments about speedboard operators by other TA reviewers, I am surprised that anyone let's themselves be suckered into paying an...More

Thank David B
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Bought speed boat return ticket which costs much more than ferry - but we were told this was best. When we tried to return from the island a few days later we were surprised to learn this company's speed boats do not run before 11am...More

Thank josephjvlumanog
Reviewed June 29, 2017

This week I am playing host and tour guide for friends from Australia and today I took them to the interesting old fishing town of Ban Phe, about 20 km east of Rayong. One port of call was Nuanthip Pier, which is the main jumping...More

Thank David B
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Being naïve, paid the rip off price 2000baht > 2people/2 ways to Semed.. No help with bags, no life jackets, approx. 10 people in boat.. Lesson>>Check around for prices at pier

Thank Rick T
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

NUAN THIP SEA PORT are big sea port group service for traveller whom would like to go SAMED Island. They have many boat size for service such as big and speed boat service. Also car park service 100 THB/Night.

Thank Rayong1973
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Lots and lots of various speed boat companies can take you to Koh Samet from this pier. There's also a regular boat, which is slower, but much cheaper.

Thank Aggie H
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared and don't expect any other type of service than the "slap in the face, move on" - kind. If you have a specific question, you will only get a diffuse answer. All the staff are there to sell you something, and nothing else....More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

With a large slow ferry to Koh Samed taking about 45 minutes for only 100 TB round trip per person or several speed boat services available also, we chose the big boat ride. The Pier has some good food available while you wait and it...More

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About one hour down Highway 36.
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