Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park



Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

                             Hilight of Khao Sam Roi Yot


Located on south side of the national park, it is in a convinient distance to most of main attractions of the park. There are few smaller trails around the HQ, a watchtower and bacis facilities.


Khao Daeng Viewpoint

157 m high and approximately 700 meters from the headquarters on an isolated limestone hill with 360° clear visibility over the surrounding valley. Long-tailed macaques and birds are very common in the area. There is a parking space where the trail starts uphill.



Mangrove Forest Nature Trail
National Park Office The National Park provides mangrove forest walkways for visitors, students, or those who are interested in forest and mangrove forest. Along the way there will be signs of the forest and mangrove species periodically.


Tham Sai
In the bush. 9 km from the National Park Office. Take a car to the foothills and walk up the hill for another 280 meters. It takes about 30 minutes in the caves, rather dark, requires a flashlight or lantern, which will be available on public holidays. If it's a weekday, you can contact Lampung at Baan Kung Tanote. Inside the cave, beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Duration of visit within the cave is about 1 hour.


 Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park


About Khao Sam Roi Yot

Located in coast of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, it is the first marine national park of Thailand. Khao Sam Roi Yot means "The mountain with three hundred peaks" and refers to a series of limestone hills along the Gulf of Thailand with highest one at 605m above the sea level. The northwest corner of the mountain range is called Thung Sam Roi Yot and is mainly freshwater marsh covering nearly 37% of the national park which makes it the largest wetlands area in Thailand. 

The main attractions of the national park are Phraya Nakhon Cave with it's iconic royal pavilion and huge chambers, Kaeo Cave and Thung Sam Roi Yot Freshwater Marsh. The park is also an attractive destination for it's rich wildlife in mangrove forests, beautiful beaches, limestone islands, trails and view points. It is easily acessible, only 60 km south from Hua Hin and nearly 3 hours from Bangkok.

Khao Sam Roi Yot is home to a great diversity of bird species making it another great destination for birders with estimated around 300 species, half of them migratory birds. It is one of the best places in Thailand to see waterbirds on the flight path between Asia and Australia around January/February. Purple swamphen, Malayan plover, Kentish plover, white-bellied sea eagle, greater spotted eagle, oriental hobby, eastern marsh harrier, spoon-billed sandpiper are few of the birds common in the park.

The inaccessible forest areas on the mountains are home to some mammals such as dusky leaf monkey, crab-eating macaque, Malayan porcupine, mainland serow, slow loris, barking deer, fishing cat and Malayan pangolin. Dolphins are regularly seen on the coastline, although not guaranteed there is a good chance to spot some by boat trips that can be arranged form most hotels. Occationally Irrawaddy dolphins shows up near the coast.

The wild elephant watching area in nearby Kui Buri National Park is approximately 45km from the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park headquarters, which is the best place in Thailand to see herd of elephants and gaurs. The English speaking owner of Stella Resortdoes personally drive his customers to Kui Buri National Park on availability. The impressive Pala-U Waterfalls located in south side of the Kaeng Krachan National Park is also easily accessible.

The main visitor center, headquarters and some attractions are situated on the south side of the national park. The entrance fee is 200B for adults (July 2016 price) and 100 Baht for children.

Laem Sala Beach & Campsite

One km wide and flat (not deep) white beach 16 km north east of headquarters, accessible only by a 350m trail over a hill or bye boat. There is a smaller visitor center, a restaurant, bungalows, a camping ground and showers/toilets. There is also a nice viewpoint from a hill at the north end of the beach. The main attraction of the national park, Phraya Nakhon Cave is accessible by a short trail from this beach.

There are few bungalows for rent; 1600B for 6 persons, 2000B for 8 persons and 2200 for 9 persons. These bungalows must be booked in advance. Tents are available for rent from 150B, it costs additionally 30B for tent space and there are additional tent accessories for rent from 50B.

Phraya Nakhon Cave

Being the main attraction of the national park, this cave consists of two sinkholes. There is a four-gable roofed royal pavillion called Phra Thinang Khuha Kharuhat, build in 1890 for King Rama V's visits. This pavillion became the symbol of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. During certain hours of the day, when the sunlight shines from a certain angle, the sinkhole opening illuminates a nice tone of light over the pavillion, creating a spectacular view.

It is accessible from the Laem Sala beach by a 430m long steep trail on an elevation of 130m. The trail may be slippery during wet seasons.

Thung Sam Roi Yot Freshwater Marsh


Located on northwest corner of the national park, it is the largest freshwater marsh in Thailand, home to many species of waterbirds, songbirds, amphibians and various wetland species. The marsh is registered as Ramsar site by Ramsar Convention, an international treaty for recognition of important wetlands. The view of the mountains that is seen in many photos, the best in national park are taken in Thung Sam Roi Yot.

There is a smaller camping ground near the visitor center but there are no tents available for rent, visitors who wish to camp need to bring their own tents. There are also few bungalows for park employees, these may become available for rent when not in use by employers, from as cheap as 300B per night.

Boardwalk over marsh area

There is a 1 km long wooden boardwalk over the marsh area next to the visitor center, with great view over surroundings. Many bird species, specially the purple swamphen can be seen around.

Warning: Nearly 70% of the boarwalk is in bad shape, inaccessible. There is no plan to fix this any time soon.

Kaeo Cave

Accessible by a 250m long trail from the nearby road, this impressive cave with few huge chambers is situated 16 km from the headquarters towards the Bang Pu village. It consists of stalactites and stalagmites with very rocky surface which makes walking a bit challenging. The cave has two entrances and takes approximately 20-25 minutes to walk through from one entrance to the other. Bats can be seen hanging from top and with a bit luck Asian forest scorpions may be spotted.


Sai Cave

A cave consists of stalactites and stalagmites. It is accessible by a 300m long trail from the road on the coast line, approximately 9km north east from the headquarters. There are torches available for rent during the week-days but the cave is light up for free due to high amount of visits from local tourists on week-ends.

Sam Phraya Beach & Campsite

A beach a bit over 5 km north east from the headquarters lined with pine trees. There are no accomodation options in and around the beach, but there is a campsite on the beach with basic facilities. Three-person tents are available for rent for 210B.

There is a proper restaurant open 7am to 9pm Monday to Friday and open until 10pm during the busy week-ends.


Vegetation and wildlife
The general area of ​​Thung Sam Roi Yot National Park is mostly limestone, sandy and freshwater. Wildlife and plant resources are different. Main wildlife is white reptile and birds. Major crops include mango, mango, pineapple, mangrove, mangrove, mangroves, marine and aquatic plants, and lotus.

There is a flat area with water all year round on the western side of the national park. Thung Sam Roi Yot In the past it was a sea or bay. It was later blocked by sediment and sand dunes. Back to top Influenced fresh water from the earth. The sediment of the lowland plain gradually became a brackish water and fresh water field, respectively. Fresh water in the Sam Roi Yot is one of the sources of the Tanaosri Mountains flowing through the streams of Prachin Buri, Huai Kham, Huai Nong Chin, Huai Rai and then into the sea along the Khao Daeng Canal. Another part flows from the mountains of Sam Roi Yot. Thung Sam Roi Yot has an average depth of 3 meters.


ผลการค้นหารูปภาพสำหรับ อุทยานเขาสามร้อยยอด




Top Restaurants


Krau Khun Tuk
Category: Restaurants
Cuisine: Seafood, Thai - Isaan
Address: 83 Moo 2 Petchakasem Rd., Samroiyod, Sam Roi Yot, Prachuabkirikhan 77120
Phone: 0847040828
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/ Khun Took - Sam Roi Yod
Tuk Tuk serves Thai-Isan cuisine. And seafood. Cozy The shop is not crowded. Food is delicious and important inexpensive.
View map
Opening / Closing Time:
Open daily from 10am - 10pm.
Recommended Menu :
Stir-fried Squid with Pork, Stir-fried Squid with Salted Egg, Stir Fried Chicken with Mango, Fried Chicken with Shrimp,
travel :
From Sam Roi Yot District, take the Petchkasem Road straight ahead and you will find Khao Tuk Kitchen.
The shop's patio
More information :
Suitable for: party, kids and family.
Location: on the street
Price per person: 100-200 Baht


ผลการค้นหารูปภาพสำหรับ ร้านอาหาร สามร้อยยอด

Yoksod Seafood
Category: Restaurants
Address: 64 Moo 7, Tambon Sam Roi Yot, Sam Roi Yot, Prachuapkhirikhan 77120
Phone: 0831556030, 0868832356
Sea Cucumber Seafood Restaurant famous in Bangpoo. The atmosphere is home. Around the shop, there is a beautiful nature of Sam Roi Yot, trees and rivers. But focus on the taste of food, which is very delicious. Fresh seafood is a must try.
View map
Opening / Closing Time:
Open daily at 09.30 - 21.00 hrs.
Recommended Menu :
Chaiya Fried Rice, Wooden Basket, Fried Fish with Turmeric, Cilantro Soup, Marinated Crab, Salted Sea Bass, Fried Fishball, Garlic, Fried Shrimp
travel :
From Pranburi intersection Pranburi Prachuap Khiri Khan Province Go straight to Sam Roi Yot National Park. Turn left to the cave. You will find a lift on the right hand side. (Before park about 5 km)
Parking lot
More information :
Location: on the street
Price per person: 200-300 Baht


Je Sime Seafood
Category: Restaurants
Cuisine: Seafood
Food: Thai food
Address: Sam Roi Yod Road, Tambon Sam Roi Yot, Sam Roi Yot, Prachuapkhirikhan 77120
Phone: 0897405423, 0892589275
Jia Chi Foods The seafood restaurant is open in the open air by the sea. Can walk the beach Then come back to sit and enjoy the cold sea food and chill .
View map
Opening / Closing Time:
Open daily from 06:00 to 19:00.
travel :
From Pranburi Go straight to Sam Roi Yot National Park. To see the cave Phranakhon. Go straight to Bangpoo village. You will see the restaurant Jos. Located on the beach Bangpoo. Notice the large sign in front of the shop.
The parking lot of the restaurant Jos.
More information :
Atmosphere: cozy
Payment: No credit card, only cash.

 Hotels near Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park



The Green Beach Resort


It is a 1-minute walk from the beach / waterfront. The Green Beach Resort is just a few steps away from Sam Roi Yot beach. This resort offers comfortable rooms with air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. It also has an outdoor pool. On-site dining Free bicycle rental.

The Green Beach Resort is a 15-minute drive from Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park and a 45-minute drive from Hua Hin Town.

All rooms are air conditioned. Cable TV, refrigerator, en suite bathroom with free toiletries.

Green Kitchen serves popular Thai and European dishes. And fresh seafood.

Lovers prefer this location, with a rating of 8.2 for 2 people.

Lyndale Lodge


It is a 2-minute drive from the beach / waterfront. Lyndale Lodge offers accommodation in Sam Roi Yot. It is 2.5 km from Phaya Nakhon Cave and offers free Wi-Fi internet access, an outdoor swimming pool that is open all year round. And sun terrace. Guests can relax in the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Some rooms have a seating area for relaxing. They also have a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

This bed & breakfast offers car rental.

This property has been rated as the best location in Sam Roi Yot! Guests are more likely to prefer this location compared to other accommodations in this area.

Lovers prefer this location with a rating of 9.2 for 2 people.


The Sea Condominium at Sam Roi Yod


The property is 3 minutes' walk from the beach / waterfront. The Sea Condominium at Sam Roi Yod is located in Sam Roi Yot. It is 7 km from Praya Nakhon Cave and 11 km from Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. It has an outdoor pool which is open all year. Free Wi-Fi and free private parking are available on site.

This property has air conditioning. Flat screen TV iPod dock CD player Small kitchenette with microwave and fridge. Private bathroom with bath or shower and towels Some units also have seating and / or dining areas.

The Sea Condominium at Sam Roi Yod has a hot tub. Fitness center BBQ Equipment The on-site restaurant.


Stella Resort


Stella Resort is located in Sam Roi Yot National Park. It offers cozy bungalows and an outdoor pool. The resort offers on-site parking and free Wi-Fi throughout the property.
Stella Resort is 2.5 km from Sam Roi Yot Beach and 18 km from Pranburi. Hua Hin is 45 km away.

All bungalows are located in the garden. The rooms are air conditioned. Flat-screen TV and refrigerator. En-suite bathroom with shower.

Guests can relax with the cozy massage treatments available at this property. Includes billiards. Guests can arrange day trips and local tourist information at the tour desk.

Local dishes can be enjoyed at the restaurant, which is 5 minutes away by car.

Couples like this place are special with a score of 8.8 for a stay of 2 people

*Get there*

With private taxi/minivan

The taxi options below are around the market rates, much cheaper than the expensive alternatives some hotels & resorts offers.

Taxi/minivan Hua Hin - Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

Taxi services from Hua Hin to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park from 1,200 Baht one way and 2,500 Baht return within same day (full day service to multiple spots). More details


Taxi/minivan Bangkok - Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

Taxi services from Bangkok to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park from 3,000 Baht one way and 4,000 Baht return within same day (full day service to multiple spots). More details


Public services

There are no public services to Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park.

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park can be best explored by car or scooter. Some resorts rents scooters from 250B, up to 500B a day. Guides with various vehicles can also be arranged from resorts. The northern part of the national park is around 215 km from Bangkok and 27 km from Hua Hin, it is another 25 km to the headquarters situated on the south side of the park.


Drive from Bangkok to HQ
  • Take the highway route 35 from South West Bangkok, drive 83km until highway route 4
  • Turn left on highway route 4 and drive 121 km until you reach Pran Buri north west from national park
  • Turn left to route 3168 and drive 5km until you reach to route 1020
  • Turn left to route 1020 and drive another 32km until you reach to the HQ
Drive from Hua Hin to HQ
  • Take the highway route 4 and drive 15 km until you reach Pran Buri north west from national park
  • Turn left to route 3168 and drive 5km until you reach to route 1020
  • Turn left to route 1020 and drive another 32km until you reach to the HQ
From Bangkok

There are no minivan services straight to the park, only minivans from Mo Chit Bus Station (The part of the bus station called Mo Chit 2) to Pranburi which is a district/town nearby the park. For Khao Sam Roi Yot, you will be dropped off at Tesco Lotus, at the junction east towards Khao Sam Roi Yot. As said, no other public transportation options from there to Khao Sam Roi Yot. If a hotel booked in the area, the hotel personnel could help arrange private transportation.

Travel Tips

How to do it?
1. Explore the route before the trip.
2. Study travel details to travel.
3. Check the baggage. The drug itself. Personal accessories, rain gear (winter), sandals, hiking gear, flashlight, waste bag, toilet paper, map, sun hat, mosquito repellent bag
4. Travel Map
5. Prepare the body.
6. The vehicle must be ready to travel.

Travel Tips
1. Please help maintain natural resources both by land and water.
2. Within the National Park. Must not take possession of the forest, collect the minerals, soil, rocks, trees and forests of all kinds.
3. not hunting Do not bring any animal into the park.
4. The noise is so disturbing to tourists and wildlife.
5. Be careful not to cause forest fires. If there is a need to fire. When finished, please extinguish the fire.
6. Do not write off any announcements in the National Park.


Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
Moo 2, Khao Daeng, Khao Daeng, Kui Buri, Prachuabkirikhan 77150

Phone: 032-821-568, 032-646-293 (VoIP)
Fax: 032-821-568
Email: reserve@dnp.go.th
Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Bangkok
Phone: 02-562-0760




Login For Reviews


Browse Icon ขนาดภาพ 250 x 250 px