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Koh Phithak This island is in Tambon Bang Nam Chuet and is one kilometre from the shore. The island has beautiful rocks and many fishing villages. When the tide is low you can walk from the shore to the island.


Koh Tao Even though it is a small island far off in the sea but it is well-known in its beauty of beaches and coral reefs. Although this island is in Surat Thani, visitors can travel by speed boat or regular boat from Chumphon. Travelling to Koh Tao: Tourists can use the following boat service as follows:

Tha Yang Pier - Tourists can hire pick-up car from Chumphon to Tha Yang Pier which is about seven kilometres away. The boat leaves from Ban Mae Hat to Koh Tao every night at midnight and arrive at Koh Tao at 6 a.m. of the next day. On the return trip, the boat leaves from Koh Tao at 10 a.m. and arrive at Tha Yang at 3 p.m. The round-trip fare is 200 Baht. For more details, contact Tel: 0 7755 3052 - 4   0 7755 3052 - 4 Songserm Rungrueang Co. , Ltd. - The boat leaves from the pier at 7 a.m. and arrive at Koh Tao at 10 a.m. On the return trip, the boat leaves from Koh Tao at 3 p.m. and arrive at Chumphon at 5.30 p.m. The round-trip fare is 400 Baht. For more details, contact Tel: 0 7750 3735    0 7750 3735      


Ekkawin Tour - The boat leaves from Tha Yang pier at 7.30 a.m. and arrive at Koh Tao at 9.30 a.m. On the return trip, the boat leaves from Koh Tao at 10.30 a.m. and arrive at Chumphon at 12.30 p.m. The round-trip fare is 400 Baht. For more details, contact Tel: 0 7750 1821   0 7750 1821  0 7758 0273 - 4    0 7758 0273 - 4. There is also a boat service leaving from Ekkawin Pier or Lom Lak Pier at 7 a.m. and arrive at Koh Tao at 9.30 a.m. On the return trip, the boat leaves from Koh Tao at 10 a.m. and arrive at Ekkawin Pier at 3 p.m. The round-trip fare is 400 Baht.


Tham Thong - Bang Boet Beach ( Hat Tham Thong - Bang Boet ) From town, use Phetkasem Road, turn right at the 426th kilometre for 21 kilometres The beautiful beach in Tambon Pak Khlong is more than five kilometres long.The highlights of the area consist of different-shaped limestones and seaside villages, parallel to the road and pine  tree line, suitable for easy driving or  biking. The beach is  extended to Bang Boet in Prachuap Khiri Khan, which is presently the area of H.M.the King's project.


Wat Pradoem This temple is the archeological site in old Chumphon, at Tambon Tak Daet. It is on the left -  

hand side of highway no.41 ( Chumphon - Surat Thani ), after passing Tambon Wang Phai and across Saeng

Daet Canal. Some archeological objects were found such as sand-stone Buddha image in Srivijaya Period,

Chedi containing Lord Buddhas bones. The decoration of the gate, walls and other buildings have portrayed

the local architectural designs at this temple.

Chumphon Province Page 6, Wat Chao Fa Sala Loi, Mu Koh Chumphon National Park