10. Dinosea World Park (Dinosea Water Park)
This Amusement Park opened on 28th January 2017, and is a great family Park.
It is situated on a coastal strip in an easterly direction from Tha Noon, at 90 Moo 11 Khok Kloi.
Proceeding north from Phuket, towards KhaoLak, make a U turn, and head east, immediately after Tha Noon school (on the right hand side).
After about 1.5 kms turn right, and continue for nearly 3 kms, at which point turn left into a large car park.
Please refer to these two websites for further details: www.facebook.com/dinoseaworldpark
11. Raman Waterfall (Raman Forest Park)
near Phamg Nga town
Raman Waterfall Forest Park is one of two forest parks found in Phang Nga. It is overseen by the forestry department.
To get there from Khok Kloi, drive northeast on route 4 towards Phang Nga town. Ten kilometers before the town on the left, there is a polytechnic college.
The entrance is located shortly after the college and marked by a large temple archway. Signs are posted along the way as well.
The waterfall is about three or four kilometers from the main road, highway 4. The road is narrow but the way is clearly marked in English.
12. Phung Chang Cave (Elephant belly cave)
Phang Nga town
Located at Khao Chang (Phang Nga town's landmark hill) within the grounds of the Buddhist temple
Wat Praphat Prachimkhet, behind the Provincial Hall.
Inside are stalagnites, stalactites and a stream that runs all year round.
Usually only 100 tourists per day are allowed to visit so as to preserve the cave's ecology.
Each round trip takes two hours by foot, canoe and rafting.
13. Tapan Cave Monastery
Phang Nga town
This monastry is also in Phang Nga town, and about 600 meters past the Provincial Hall.
Inside is a bridge cellded "Dragon Bridge that spans hell".
At one end of the bridge is a cave that has many beutiful attractions, such as a waterfall,
a stream, the Diamond Dharma Meditation area, stalactites and stalagmites resembling a castle,
a thousand-year old stone turtle, etc.
14. Suwan Khuha Temple
Phang Nga town
This is known locally as "Wat Tham meaning "Cave Temple".
It is within a limestone mountain, full of caves large and small.
Each cave in the temple has a name:
Tham Yai or Big Cave; Tham Jaeng or Bright Cave; Tham Mued or Dark Cave, and Tham Kaew or Crystal Cave.
15. Phang Nga Bay
(Ao Phang Nga National Park)
Ao Phang-nga or Phang-nga Bay has an area of 40,000 sq km and comprises more than 40 islands, large and small.
The sea is rather shallow with an average depth of a few metres only, and the waves never reach one metre high even in the monsoon months from May to October.
The Bay has striking scenic views by the mass of limestone formations scattered around the sea near the shore.
Also, as a result of natural changes, caves and rock formations have been formed.
The Park is also fertile with mangrove.
Tours of the Bay is inevitably by boat to various islands, and canoeing into the sea caves.
Boats can be hired to tour around Ao Phang-nga at the Customs Checkpoint Pier or Surakul Pier close to Takua Thung town.
Essentially both piers are about 35 kms or so east of Khok Kloi.
Visitors may travel by either a motor boat seating several dozen people,
or a boat with a long shafted outboard motor (long-tail boats)
which seats some 10 people, or a canoe which can be ridden by no more than three passengers
and which provides a great opportunity to explore the islets closely, and even go through
small openings of the islets.
16. Attractions in Phang Nga Bay
Tham Lot is a limestone grotto sculptured by weather and the sea water. There are a few
stalactites hanging down from the roof.
The cave is large enough to allow two or three canoes going through side by side.
Khao Phingkan and Ko Tapu
which are near each other, some 10 km from Tham Lot.
Khao Phingkan means (two) hills leaning against each other; they are connected by a tiny beach.
Standing alone in the sea some 200 metres from Khao Phingkan is the tiny Ko Tapu, or Nail Islet.
Ko Tapu is also known as James Bond Island as it featured in the film - The Man with the Golden Gun.
is a popular place for a seafood lunch.
It is a very special sight with all restaurants and some 500 houses built on stilts over the sea.
and is a centuries-old Muslim fishing village, complete with a mosque and a school.
Khao Khian or Writing Hill
is where a shallow cave contains coloured drawings of people, crocodiles, dolphins and sharks
estimated to be about 3,000 years old.
has beautiful sea views and several caves accessible only by canoe.
The west of the island features high cliffs and lagoon while the east comprises a bay and a curved white sand beach.
By canoeing through a small opening at low tide, visitors will enter a wonderful hidden world of its emerald lagoon.
consists of two virgin islands, located in the south of the bay.
The sand is white and powdery and the sea is pure and crystal, ideal for people who love tranquility, swimming and sunbathing.