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Over and back... 3 hours Thailand visit.

I went over the border for a beer and a curry. It was a simple process getting stamped out of... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Mendooran, Australia
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A border-crossing shopping

We traveled to Rantau Panjang all the way from Kota Bharu with a local bus for more than an hour... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
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Sungai Kolok, Narathiwat, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a day trip over from Rantau Panjang border by car. Since it was trip around kolok we did not purchase travel insurance and we have advise from Thai Immigration too. Unfortunately by the time we reach almost half of the shops were...More

1  Thank PreKitty88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best place to shopping during weekend, especially at night time. A numbers of household products, restaurants & entertainments selection. Price are very reasonable

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Me and my dad parked our car at a car park just in front of the Rantau Panjang checkpoint in Malaysia. We walked into it, got our passports checked and proceeded to Thailand. While walking across the border, we passed by the infamous Golok or...More

3  Thank LaiHY_13
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I went over the border for a beer and a curry. It was a simple process getting stamped out of Malaysia. I didnt even get off my Malaysian registered motosikal. On the information card, I actually wrote " < 3 hours - Beer and Curry"...More

1  Thank RoyalB56
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place.. yes it has some issues, but apart from that the people are friendly and kind.. Drop in and say hello: )

4  Thank LingMartin
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We traveled to Rantau Panjang all the way from Kota Bharu with a local bus for more than an hour. From the Rantau Panjang immigration building, we walked towards the border, crossed through and got to the Sungai Golok (Thailand) immigration building. The crossing process...More

9  Thank Ryunami
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Sungai Kolok is only a small town that will totally disappoint the tourist who seek for grand and extreme activities. There are no shopping complex no fancy restaurant and has limited things to do. But if you are looking for food, Sungai Kolok can be...More

1  Thank umams272
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Sungai Kolok is very near to Kelantan. I literally walked across the borders. Lots of motorcycle offering services to cross but you don't really need to since it's not far at all. The area has lots of military posts due to extremist incident that happened...More

4  Thank travel_aki
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Sungai Kolok is not a nice place to be. I was there because my friend is originally from there. I never felt unsafe, but it is not the "Thai holiday feeling" like in other parts of Thailand. Military countrol stations everywhere. I think I was...More

4  Thank Travelmale
Reviewed 14 January 2015

It did not cross my mind to visit this border town of Sungai Kolok in Southern Thailand. My itinerary was to visit the Beijing Mosque (iSultan Ismail Petra Silver Jubilee. Mosque) n Rantau Panjang in Kelantan. Unlike most other mosques in Malaysia, this Beijing Mosque...More

21  Thank soh_kien_peng
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22 September 2017|
Response from AbidinH1 |
The army guard the town like other towns in Southern Thailand . Golok is safe as compared ti Yala , Pattani abd Nerathiwat. For tourists nothing to worry about.Many good hotels ranging from 600 to 1000 bath per day.