Bang Rong Pier - Phuket

Pier in Thalang

Bang Rong Pier is located on the north-eastern side of Phuket Island. Close to the entrance to Phang Nga Bay and Koh Khai, it is the main place for visitors to catch water taxis and speed boats to several of the nearby islands. Water access is available to Koh Yao Yai (Big Long Island), Koh Yao Noi (Little Long Island), and Koh Naka. Boat times and prices vary. As a guide, speedboats operate each day to Koh Yao Yai at regular intervals between 7:40 and 17:30, and the journey costs 120 THB. You can also negotiate the price for a private transfer in a longtail boat – but be prepared to barter!

Read More

Getting to Bang Rong Pier from Phuket Airport is around a 30-minute drive. There are several local attractions in the area; you don’t just need to visit Bang Rong Pier to catch a boat. Kayaking through the mangroves is a popular activity. Hop into a small vessel, paddle through the waters, and see the diverse flora and fauna. You can learn more about the area’s biodiversity at the Bang Rong Agricultural Conservation Tourist Centre. The small communities close to the pier consist of mainly Muslim residents, many of whom make a living by fishing. Stop into one of the small restaurants to sample freshly caught and tasty seafood and fish.

Bang Rong Pier Phuket

  • Opening Hours: 24 hours daily
  • Location: Bang Rong Pier, Pa Klok, Thalang, Phuket
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Thao Thepkasattri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival

    Thao Thepkasattri Festival

    Thao Thepkasattri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival is one of the island’s major festivals and covers many cultural and Read More»

  • Peranakan Phuket Museum

    Peranakan Phuket Museum in the Thalang area offers you the chance to learn and absorb the history of Phuket through the Read More»

  • 5 Best Boutique Hotels in Phuket Town

    This list of the 5 Best City Centre Hotels in Phuket Town will help you find the right place for your trip. Compiled Read More»

  • Karon Beach Activities

    Karon Beach Activities

    Recently Lonely Planet named Karon Beach as one of the Top Ten Family Beach Holiday Destinations in the world. It's a Read More»

  • Panwa Viewpoint

    Panwa Viewpoint

    Panwa viewpoint has full 360-degree views out over southern and eastern Phuket. Located on the way out to Cape Panwa, Read More»

  • Phuket Highlights

    Phuket Highlights

    If you want the lowdown you go to the experts: if you really want to know what makes Phuket tick and where the best Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...