Sights & Attractions
DailyOperating time: 05.00 - 21.00
Away from Surat Railway Station of Hainan GO - Lu approximately 1 km
Tel. 0 7361 4296.
Category : Local Market, Floating Market
Attraction Details :
The largest border trading area in the province, the Su-ngai Kolok Checkpoint also consists of a bridge between Thailand and Malaysia. Many Thais enjoy crossing over to Rantu Panyang to buy electrical goods and snacks, while Malaysians also cross over to Thailand shop for food and fruits.
The checkpoint is located around 1 kilometer from Su-ngai Kolok train station. There are 2 routes from the city. The first is via Highway No. 4055 (Narathiwat - Rangae). Proceed along the highway and turn left at Ban Manang Tayo, then take Highway No. 4056 to Amphoe Su-ngai Padi into Su-ngai Kolok. The second route is by taking Highway No. 4084 from Narathiwat town to Amphoe Tak Bai, turning right to Highway No. 4057 (Tak Bai-Su-ngai Kolok) and proceeding for 66 kilometers.
From Su-ngai Kolok Checkpoint, visitors can drive across the bridge to Kota Bahru in Malaysia, but each car must be insured. Border passes are required.
The checkpoint is open daily from 5.00 am-9.00 pm. For a border pass or more information, call 0 7361 4296.
How to get there :
Su-ngai Kolok Checkpoint is around 1 kilometre from Su-ngai Kolok train station. From Narathiwat town, there are 2 routes. The first one is taking Highway No. 4055 (Narathiwat-Rangae) and turn left at Ban Manang Tayo and take Highway No. 4056 to Amphoe Su-ngai Padi into Su-ngai Kolok. The second route is taking Highway No. 4084 from Narathiwat town to Amphoe Tak Bai, and turn right to Highway No. 4057 (Tak Bai-Su-ngai Kolok) for 66 kilometres.