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Lying south of Phuket, these twin islands are known for their pristine white beaches and colorful coral reefs for snorkeling and diving.
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Mu Ko Lanta National Park, Ko Lanta, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Crew is helpful and friendly and trip highly recommendable. Perfect trip to do if everyone doesn't snorkel as boat goes to Koh Rok first to drop off non-snorklers for beach time, while rest of group goes snorkeling. Koh Rok is a lovely little island with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About an hour boat ride from Ko Lanta on a speedboat. Very bumpy boat ride. Once you arrive it's a small white sand beach, no sleeping, only day trips available. Park Rangers look after the island. There is one store that offers drinks and chips....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The island is a typical tropical island.., but be aware that you are not on your own. At lunch time it is overcrowded. Snorkeling around the island is wonderful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 21Nabby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is like paradise on earth,sunny white beach woeful clear sea and tree shadows....what else?? Remember if you want snorkel you MUST HAVE to wear lifesaving jacket!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClaudiaTapparelli
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We did the snorkeling tour. It was very well organised, the guide had a very good English and was funny. In addition they pick you up in the beach in front of the hotel and leave you back there, so there is no ride in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura L
Reviewed May 22, 2018

As almost anything else in Thailand it's great. I would definitely recommend a day at Rok Nok. But don't just snorkeling, make it a dive and take your time to check out the monitor lizards habitats the island.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marcus M
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Awesome place for Snorkeling and Sun bathing. Clear sea and very nice view under the sea. 2 points for Snorkeling in front of the beach.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chalermpan K
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Pristine seas but not a lot of fish. The snorkelling was excellent but there was a current that made it quite difficult but still enjoyable. Went with Opal and had lunch on the island, It may have been on Koh Rok, can't remember. A delightful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We had a tour around the island. The national park was not our favourite place. The monkeys were very aggressive and we could not relax.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lizknits99
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We booked with pirate but ended up with a competitor of them. I guess they had not enough guests. Everything was fine. We just didn't appreciate that they told us the pick up will be at 8:30-8:40 and they came at 8:00. We were not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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sanal n
November 23, 2016|
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No. I couldn't manage to fit in their camping schedule. They were fully booked for last two weeks. They offered me for January last week or February which I cannot join. Hoping to make it during next thailand trip. Have... More
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34helenn
October 21, 2015|
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Response from CuriosityTravels | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you want more coral or more fish. Koh Rok is known for their coral but Phi Phi has more sealife.
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Tomycrit
February 16, 2015|
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Response from yvan t | Reviewed this property |
yes,you can I was at ko rok ko in a excursion and there was a few guys with backsac also a saw about 12 tants where you can sleep a camping ground .i was there in feb.2017
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Redstar99
Manchester, United Kingdom
Ko Rok Nok (4 Replies)
Hey all, Im heading to Ko Lanta in April and whilst there I really want to arrange a snorkling trip to Ko Rok Nok. Can anyone with knowledge of Lanta recommend a decent company there that can arrange a visit by speed boat? And how much is the likely cost? Thanks!
February 13, 2007|
Response fromRedstar99|
That looks great thanks Reet, great blog by the way! Only problem is lantalongtail site doesnt mention tours to ko rok, i wonder maybe if its too far to go by longtail?
RitaSanches89
London, United Kingdom
Thailand 3 weeks itinerary (7 Replies)
Hi all, My fiancé and I are going to Thailand in December for 3 weeks and we would like to share our itinerary with all the Thailand experts out there to see what you think: - London to Bangkok - Bangkok - Bangkok - Bangkok (day trip to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya) - Bangkok (flight to Chiang Mai in the evening) - Chiang Mai - Chaing Mai (day tour to Chiang Rai and the golden triangle) - Chiang Mai - Chiang Mai (plane to Phuket in the morning > bus to Khao sok national park) -...More
August 10, 2015|
Response fromsweetpea6468|
Hi Your itineary sounds good. One think though December is PEAK season you must book both accomodations and internal flights ASAP.
Susan F
Calif
Water pollution (4 Replies)
We are hoping to do a sailing trip from Phuket next January to visit such places as Similan Islands, Ko Surin, Ko Rok Nok, Langkawai, Ko Butang, Penang and others. I have read articles about black water pollution and other water pollution around Phuket. Does anyone know if this problem extends to these other places ? Thanks very much !
March 15, 2018|
Response fromwilcop932|
Anywhere in Thailand where there are resorts and development, due to lack of infrastructure, regulation and monitoring, there are likely to be instances of black water. Just how much is something you'll need to research. Certainly the local press has been carrying articles about this for years. One has to bear in mind to the the normal response by the authorities tends to be ignore or deny and hope the problem goes away. In the end I think that so long as you take basic precautions it is...More