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  • Ngao Waterfall National Park
    4 stars

    The falls cascade down a cliff from a height of over 100 m. During the rainy season the waters fall with a dramatic roar and it's one of Thailand's more impressive waterfalls, but in dry season it's little more than a gentle stream emerging gradually from cliff to cliff. The base of the falls ... read more

  • Porn Rang Hot Springs at Ngao National Park
    4 stars

    Far larger and more elaborate than Rahsawarin hot springs in Ranong town, the springs of Porn Rang are spread over a relatively vast area and include over a dozen different pools of varying temperatures, some completely natural and others that have been built into man made pools with ladders and ... read more

  • Rahsawarin Hot Springs
    3.5 stars

    There is a small but scenic park surrounding the hot springs, and an ominous looking round pool of scorching water that steams out of a natural basin with yellow and orange minerals. Nearby there's also a man made pool style hot springs that pumps water from the natural springs that's ... read more

  • Laem Son National Park
    4 stars

    The park was given Royal decree in 1983 and is Thailand's 12th National Marine Park. Its coast is primarily dense mangroves thus many of its beaches are mainly mudflats, though there are some nice beaches around the National Park office 10 km north of Kapoe and 45 km south of Ranong. Hat Bang ... read more

  • Historical sites in Ranong
    3 stars

    Set on a hill to the north-west of the city is a tomb of Ranong's first prince/governor, Damrong Sujarit Mahisondakdi. The prince died in 1882 and nearby the tomb is a hall with five marble Buddha statues and temple decorated with Burmese art. Just past the police station on Ruangrat Rd lies the ... read more

  • Ranong Canyon
    3.5 stars

    The lake was once an old mine and has filled with rain and ground water that reflects the colour of the surrounding jungle and cliffs in brilliant emerald green. It's a very peaceful place, perfect for a picnic lunch, and there are some outstanding photography opportunities to be found. To ... read more


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