Satun Caves, Satun Waterfalls, Caves and Waterfalls in Satun

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Satun Caves & Waterfalls
Caves
Phu Pha Phet Cave
Location : Mueang Satun District
Phu Pha Phet Cave is a large deep cave with a spacious chamber and a high celing. Before the name Phu Pha Phet Cave was given to it, this cave was called Tham Lod, Tham Phet and Tham Yao. The name Phu Pha Phet means diamond cliff. This name reflects the glittering and twinkling characteristics when light shines on stalactites and stalagmites in the cave.

How to get there : Phu Pha Phet Cave is located in Moo 6, Ban Pa Phon, Palm Pattana Sub-district of King Manang District.
Tham Lot Puyu
Tham Lot Puyu
Tham Lot Puyu
Location : Khuan Don District
Tham Lot Puyu is a cave similar to a cave in Ao Phangnga National Park. Located in the southern part of the national park near Khao Kayang Mountain and surrounded with mangrove forest. Within the cave, there are stalactites and stalagmites.

How to get there : Transportation to Tham Lot Puyu has to be via boat at Tammalang Pier, approximately 9 kilometers away from Satun and 58 kilometers from the National Park Headquarters.

Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Ton Din Cave
Location : Khuan Don District
Ton Din Cave is 1.5 kilometers away from the National Park Headquarters. The depth of the cave is approximately 700 meters with stalactites, stalagmites and small creek within. Many types of fresh water fish and mining equipment left over from the World War 2 can also be found.

Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Tham Chorakhe
Tham Chorakhe
Tham Chorakhe
Location : La-ngu District
Tham Chorakhe is depth 300 meters and inside, beautiful stalactites and stalagmites can be found in different forms. The cave is filled with brackish water and extends several Kilometres. Only once has the cave been followed to its end opening near Jak Bay; by 3 rangers in a rubber raft, in the days when crocodiles were still a resident of the salt-water swamp. The boat trip is scenic, with close-ups of the mangrove ecosystem, various birds, and lucky visitors will catch a glimpse of a spectacled langur pausing still in a tree.

How to get there : To visit Tham Chorakhe, take a long-tailed boat for 20 minutes. The boat cruises along Khlong Phante Melaka (Phante Melaka Canal) where numerous mangrove trees grow all along its banks. About an hour is needed to explore the inside of the cave. Visitors should bring their own torches. Visitors should contact the Visitor Service Centre of the park for more information or get an officer to lead the way.

Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Hotels: Hotels in Koh Lipe Area
Tham Satta Khuha
Location : La-ngu District
Tham Satta Khuha is a large limestone cave with exotic stalagmites and stalactites. The cave ceilings are nestled with a large number of bats. A stream winds through the passage of the cave, an ideal site for spelunkers to canoe along the stream.

How to get there : Tham Satta Khuha is located at Village No. 10, Nam Phood Sub-district, La-ngu District, in the Khao Banthad's Wildlife Conservation Area.
Waterfalls
Namtok Ton Plio
Location : Khuan Don District
Namtok Ton Plio or Ton Piew Waterfall originates from Mount Chin. The large and beautiful multi - tiered waterfall flows from a high cliff in the park with a good year round water supply. These falls are much quieter and usually a secluded pool can be found even on a busy day.

How to get there : Take Highway 4184 (Khuan Sato - Wang Prachan) from Km 9 - 10 or the park’s headquarters for around 10 kilometers and follow a dirt lane off the main road for another 3 kilometers.

Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Namtok Ya Roi
Namtok Ya Roi
Namtok Ya Roi
Location : Khuan Don District
Namtok Ya Roi or Ya Roi Waterfall originates from a source in the Hua Kraming Forest. The waterfall has nine tiers is located 6.7 kilometers north of headquaters and visitors can swim in a pool at each tier. It is signposted from the road and the falls are reached along a track after about 700 meters. A unit of the park protection force resides here.

How to get there : Follow Highway 4184 (Khuan Sato - Wang Prachan) from Km 14 - 15 for around 6 kilometers, and go on for another 700 meters on a lane off the main road.

Administered by : Thale Ban National Park
Lo Po Waterfall
Location : La-ngu District
Lo Po Waterfall is more spectacular in the rainy season, but the pool is enough to bathe in and the trail is fun to walk. Absorb the atmosphere of silent rock faces and thick lianas draping to the ground. It was originally made in April 1990 by Peace Corps volunteers, under the supervision of the then Head Ranger of Son Bay, the longest serving Ranger of Tarutao, Mr. Niwon.

How to get there : Lo Po Waterfall trail starts about 1-1/2 kilometers south down the beach. Distance from Ranger Base: 6 kilometers. The trail passes through Beach Forest and Evergreen Rainforest. Look for the colored arrow trail markers and stone cairns for stream crossings.

Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Namtok Ludu
Location : La-ngu District
Namtok Ludu is a small beautiful waterfall, just 3 kilometers walk from Ao Son. There is a nature trail from Ao Son to Namtok Ludu. Ludu River provides the water for the Ranger base at the north end of the beach, whilst Lo Po meanders through dense mangrove forests to the south. Follow either river upstream and you will find cool, refreshing pools and pretty waterfalls. Look out for coloured arrow trail markers, and stone cairns for stream crossings.

How to get there : The trail to Namtok Ludu starts 500 meters from the Ranger Base, along the path leading back towards Ao Pante. Look for the signpost on your right. From here it is 1-1/2 hours walk to the waterfall.

Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Hotels: Hotels in Satun Area
Namtok Wang Sai Thong
Namtok Wang Sai Thong
Namtok Wang Sai Thong
Location : La-ngu District
The highlight of Namtok Wang Sai Thong (Wang Sai Thong Waterfall) is the pool of water in each limestone basin that resembles a blooming lotus when water falls down to that level. The area has large shady trees and is suitable for relaxation.

How to get there : Namtok Wang Sai Thong located in Nam Phud Sub-district, the waterfall is on Ro Po Cho Road (Thung Nang Kaeo-Wang Sai Thong Road). Namtok Wang Sai Thong can be reached by taking the Satun-La-ngu Road at Ban Ko Ta junction, Kamphaeng Sub-district. From there, it is about 26 kilometers to Namtok Wang Sai Thong. The waterfall is also accessible from Wa Bridge in Thung Wa District, Pa Kae Bo Hin Sub-district. This route is 19 kilometers.