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Surat Thani Ban Nam Rad
Ban Nam Rat Surat Thani
Ban Nam Rad Emerald Pool
Ban Nam Rad is a small town in Surat Thani province near which there is a natural basin with amazingly transparent water! Some call it the Emerald Pool of Khao Sok for its proximity to the national park or Surat ThaniEmerald Poolas it is in Surat Thani province. This freshwater pool in the middle of the green forest is certainly one of the best natural pools in Thailand! It's really very pleasant to swim there!

You can also go rowing a boat on the arm of the river that flows from it. You will discover a pleasant setting of lush nature. As for me, it is at least as good as swimming in the emerald pool.

Practical information about Khao Sok emerald pool (Ban Nam Rad)

Open daily 9 am-5 pm and busier on weekends and holidays.
Entrance (swim and take a boat): 150 THB per person for foreigners. Note that you can also hire the services of a rower for 50 THB (which I recommend) for your boat tour.
There are free lockers before the entrance to deposit your belongings as it is forbidden to enter with bags or plastic bags. You can change in the toilets at the left of the entrance. Between the car park and the entrance, there are food stands but they only open from around 10 am.

How to get to Khao Sok emerald pool (Ban Nam Rad) ?

You must be transported to come to Ban Nam Rad Emerald Pool. There is no transport to get there. Hotels and local agencies can organize excursions for you to go to Ban Nam Rad and the superb Khao Na Nai perched temple which is a short half-hour drive away. it takes about 1 hour drive from Surat Thani or from Khao Sok to get to Ban Nam Rad Headwaters Forest.
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