If you want the freedom to go around without to have to take a taxi…
Thap Lamu Pier si the main pier for all departure to the Similan islands national park, located just 10km south of Khao Lak and about 70km from Phuket airport.
Speedboat for the Similan, snorkeling or diving, liveaboard are also departing from there. It’s located in a river delta which provide protection from the waves and wind and is located next to the Thai army naval base of Thap Lamu.
A small parking is there to park your car if you are coming by yourself. Most trips are ofering pick up service from your hotel.
If you need a Taxi to get there you can contact: Phuket Airport Taxi to Khao Lak | Khao Lak to Phuket Airport
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