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Koh Samet

Koh Samet National Park
Khao Laem Ya-Mu Koh Samet National Park | Photo by Wiranya Youwattana/

The whole of Koh Samet is National Park with entry fees (at time of posting) of 200 baht for adults and 100 baht for kids (Thai nationals 40 baht and 20 baht). Fees are usually collected when buying tickets for the ferry from the mainland but yachts may be approaced by park rangers to pay the fee on board. Ask for a receipt!.

Koh Samet chart
  • A


44 miles from Ocean Marina

KOH SAMET. 12°34.552N, 101°27.564E

This anchorage, in 5-8 metres on the northeast coast of the island, offers good holding all year round. You’ll find restaurants and provisions ashore and the ferry arrives here at the Na Dan Pier from Ban Phae.

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  • B


46 miles from Ocean Marina

HIN KHAN NA. 12°33.725N, 101°27.837E

This anchorage is at the northern tip of Had Sai Keaw, which is the most developed part of the island. A day-stop, just inside the small islet, offers access to a beautiful beach that’s ideal for swimming, and there are restaurants and a bakery ashore. Beware of the fringing reef on the north of Hin Khan Na.

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  • C


46 miles from Ocean Marina

AO PHRAO. 12°34.183N, 101°26.783E

Good overnight anchorage in 7 metres on a sandy bottom. A luxury resort and restaurant can be found ashore. Fuel is also available for dinghies etc.

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