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Top Choice Travel Agency in Bo Phut & the Northeast

Samui Explorer

Run by helpful Michelle, popular and efficient Samui Explorer is a helpful agent operating from Big Buddha Coffee at Wat Phra Yai (Big Buddha Temple), arranging informative tailor-made car tours around the island, b…
Tourist Information in Ang Thong Marine National Park

National Parks Services

Ang Thong has no resorts or infrastructure. However, the national park has a visitor centre on Ko Wua Talap, which includes a restaurant and shop. There are also five bungalows, sleeping two and eight (500B to 1400B…
Police in Ko Pha-Ngan

Main Police Station

Located about 2km north of Thong Sala. Come here to file a report. You might be charged between 110B and 200B to file the report, which is for insurance and refusing to pay may lead to complications. If you are arre…
Tourist Information in Nakhon Si Thammarat

Tourism Authority of Thailand

Housed in a fine 1926-vintage building in the northern end of the Sanam Na Muang (City Park), this office has some useful brochures, but spoken English is limited.
Hospital in Surat Thani

Taksin Hospital

The most professional of Surat’s three hospitals. Just beyond the Talat Mai Market in the northeast part of downtown.
Travel Agency in Hat Yai

Cathay Tour

Cathay Tour stands out for its super-friendly staff and full range of services, from tickets to tours to visa runs.
Medical in Bo Phut & the Northeast

Hyperbaric Chamber

The island’s dive medicine specialists for divers suffering from decompression sickness or arterial gas embolisms.
Post in Ko Tao

Post Office

A 10- to 15-minute walk from the pier; at the corner of Ko Tao’s main inner-island road and Mae Hat’s ‘down road’.
Tourist Information in Surat Thani

Tourism Authority of Thailand

This friendly office southwest of town has useful brochures and maps, and staff speak good English.
Tourist Information in Hat Yai

Tourism Authority of Thailand

The very helpful staff here speak excellent English and have loads of info on the entire region.