Q: How can I get to Khaolak ?
Take a flight to Phuket Airport. You can easily arrange connecting flights from Bangkok, Hong Kong, Australia, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. While the larger airlines of Europe fly to Phuket, there are also several budget options. We do arrange a transfer service from Phuket airport to Khaolak, it costs between 1500 and 1800 baht depending how big is the group.
Q: Will someone pick me from the airport ? If so, how do I know about the person?
You advise us your flight details when you make a transfer booking before your arrival. You will be picked up by a staff who will be holding a sign with your name written on it, awaiting your arrival outside at the exit of the airport terminal.
Q: What is the weather like at different times of the year?
As a general guideline, the weather in Khaolak is warm all year round. However, the weather is generally most pleasant from November to February when there are clear skies and sunshine. The hot season is from April and May, when temperatures reach their highest. The rainy season is between June and September although it does not rain everyday and usually the rain only lasts for an hour or so in the evening. From this time of year most of the resorts reduce the price up to 70%.
Q: How far from Khaolak to tourist attractions ?
Khaolak is centrally located along Andaman coast, surrounded by 7 national parks in the area. It is bounded by;
- 1 hr. 20 mins. drive to Phuket town
- 1 hr. drive to Phuket Airport
- 1 hr. drive to Phang-nga Bay Marine National Park
- 1 hr. drive to Khaosok National Park
- 25 mins. drive to Thaimuang-Lampi National Park
- 1 hr. by speed boat to Similan Marine National Park
- 1 hr. 30 mins. by speed boat to Surin Marine National Park
- 1 hr. 15 mins. by speed boat to Tachai Island
- 1 hr. drive to Sri Phang-nga National Park
- 10 mins. drive to Khaolak National Park Headquater
Q: Can we book a private trip ?
Of course we do a customized private trip to meet your requirements. All DIYs can be discussed via e-mail or during your stay here in Khaolak.
Q: Is there any snorkeling trips available in the low-season from Khaolak ?
Low season (May to October), the Similan, Surin and Tachai archipelago are closed annually. We normally run a daily trip from Khaolak to Phi Phi island for snorkeling.
Q: Does the driver speak English ?
For transfer services, all drivers are trained to communicate in English, not fluently but understanding. For the trips, we always do provide a guide with fluent command in English. Other languages are on requests.
Q: Do you offer discounts for a group booking?
A group, repeat customers, or booking more than 2 trips, the prices are negotiable.
Q: How do we make a booking and payment ?
Bookings can be made to Khaolak Vista office by one of following methods;
E-mail : khaolakvista@gmail.com
Call : +66 87 3325370, +66 76 486610
Fax : +66 76 486796
Payment can be made by Paypal, credit cards or pay cash on service day. For overnight trips, we need to have a deposit in amount of 30 % of the total price. The receipt will be sent to you via e-mail after transaction.
We do provide information and meeting at your hotel. Just make an appointment to us to meet at your hotel by your convenient time. There is no expense.