Donsak Pier is some 45km south of Surat Thani Town, and is the main ferry port for virtually all of our FerrySamui.com
ferry arrivals and departures. Take note of the pier address below. There are a few piers at Donsak, so you will want to find the correct one if you are arriving by private taxi. Fortunately, Surat Thani taxi drivers are going to know this pier by the address.
The pier itself is impressive, a solid concrete island hub with a huge car parking space, long walkway, and multiple ferry docking ports. There's opportunity to grab a snack and a tea or coffee while you wait, and the toilet facilities are quite reasonable. The good news is that the Donsak pier staff are familiar with FerrySamui.com
and our customer service processes, so you should be in for a smooth ride. Make sure you have your printed E-ticket in hand to give to the ferry boat staff and you'll be fine.
At Donsak pier, there's plenty of opportunity to watch the boats coming in from distant horizons, it makes for some nice pictures. And if you're fortunate, you can see some local fishermen making their clever catches. In between ferry arrivals and departures its completely quiet, all you can hear is the sea and the breeze.