River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Kwai Noi / Saiyoke, Kanchanaburi
Tel: 026426361
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River Kwai Jungle Rafts is an ideal sanctuary for those seeking to get close to nature and to discover the charm of this legendary River Kwai in Kanchanaburi. Situated right on the river itself in the midst of lush tropical forest, all well-appointed floating lodges are artistically designed with simple elegance, fully equipped with quality amenities. Each comes with a hammock and a private balcony for your peaceful moment with the breathtaking views of the river and mountains. To conserve the natural ambience, instead of the electricity, the lamps are used to light up the rooms. Endless choice of fun activities to enjoy here such as elephant riding, bamboo rafting, trekking, mountain biking, boat trip, waterfall and cave visit, river jumping, canoeing.

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Welcome to River Kwai Jungle Rafts, the magnificent close-to-nature floating lodge founded in 1976 on the historic River Kwai, in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. River Kwai Jungle Rafts is an ideal destination for everyone who seeks not only a magical place to getaway to but also a legend to be experienced. Your visit will be rewarded with a life-long memorable experience that once you have ever been overnight on the historic River Kwai. You will enjoy not only the stunning nature surroundings of tropical forest, but also a unique blend of the culture and tradition of Mon people, and the history of World War II. It has been over 31 years that we serve all discerning travelers with friendliness and hearty service making our Jungle Rafts distinct from the others.

The magical settings, the simple yet awesome services have already gained the reputation of becoming the outstanding housing raft in Kanchanaburi in Thailand. Resembling a floating home, Jungle Rafts can be defined as simply marvelous. Resembling nothing less than paradise, the room facilities at Jungle Rafts gives you a taste of living in style even in the midst of Nature. The legendary River Kwai in Kanchanaburi is undoubtedly the perfect place to be the location of Jungle Rafts where you can thoroughly enjoy the magic of nature.

Getting to this magical place is half the fun. An exhilarating forty-minute boat trip from Pakseng pier or fifteen-minute from Resotel pier through spectacular gorges, beckoning beaches and clusters of brilliantly colored birds, delight the senses as one ventures deeper into the wild of the jungle.

As for our concept of original floating hotel, instead of using electricity, we conserve the natural ambience with our Jungle Rafts concept by using lamp for lighting your room.

Room Facilities
  • - Attached bathroom
  • - Cold Shower only
  • - Toiletries
  • - Dressing table
  • - Cloths hanger
  • - Balcony
  • - Private balcony
  • - Kerosene lamp
  • - Hammock
  • - Key chain torch
  • - Bottled water
  • - Mosquito net
  • - Hand-held fan
  • - Non-smoking rooms
Dine under the clear blue sky and see the river flowing in its own pace. Enjoy this unique dining experience at Jungle Rafts. Wooden table and chairs make for the perfect decor and you can begin your day with a hot American Breakfast. As the day goes, enjoy a sumptuous lunch and a lovely dinner consisting of Thai specialties.

Serving sumptuous American breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring Western delicacies and Thai specialties, round the clock, the restaurant overlooking the river is fine for open air dining. The sitting arrangements comprise of wooden furniture's which even unfinished lends it a natural look.

Breakfast Outdoor Restaurant Jungle Bars
Dinning Dinning Outdoor Dinning
We surely serve our guests with unforgettable experience during their stay with truly, touchy, and unique natural environment along with friendly services. We guarantee our guests that they would feel, touch, and enjoy gorgeously enrich-green natural surrounding than they would ever be.

Recreation & Facilities
  • - Massage
  • - Mon dance presentation
  • - Mon village & Mon temple visit
  • - Elephant riding
  • - Trekking
  • - Bamboo rafting
  • - Boat rental service with driver
  • - Reception
  • - Waterfall visit
  • - Cave visit
  • - River Jumping
  • - Swimming in the River Kwai
  • - Canoes
  • - 24-hour security
  • - Tour desk
  • - First Aid
Relax Relax Massage Raft
Boat Trip Relax Corner Thai Traditional Massage
For recreation, guests do not need to leave the premises as there are plenty of activities available. Guests can try out canoeing and pay a visit to the nearby cave and beautiful water falls or explore the jungle on an elephant back. Being situated on the shores of the legendary river, guests can enjoy a swim in the river. Enjoy the tribal Mon Folk dances in the evening or go for a pampering massage session.

Apart from enjoying the nature walks, trekking, mountain biking, canoeing down the river and discovering the beauty of the waterfalls, flora and fauna and paying a visit to the Mon Villages, guests can have a great time at the Jungle Rafts enjoying the live orchestra of authentic traditional Mon Dance, a very rare performance that hardly find elsewhere today.

Elephant Riding Enjoy River jump River Jumping
Bamboo Rafting Canoeing Mon Dance
The location of the River Kwai Jungle Rafts is in the heart of the dense forest and along the lovely river Kwai and can also be reached by taking a frequent pick up long tail boat. Individual cars can be parked at the 'Resotel' pier. Your cars is safe in our parking lot. Time taken will be around 20 minutes to reach the Jungle Rafts. It is the only and the best way to get to our marvelous floating hotel.

HOW TO GET TO THE JUNGLE RAFTS in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
From the pier where you can park your car in a security parking lot with 24 hour security (with no additional cost of parking if you are our resort guests) , we will transfer you to our cozy resort via a frequent traditional wooden long-tailed boat giving you horsd'euvres before experiencing your memorable stays in The River Kwai Jungle Rafts.

Kanchanaburi in Thailand is very easy to reach as it is close to Bangkok. There are ways to reach the Unseen Paradise, The River Kwai Jungle Rafts.

By Train from bangkok
Go to Bangkok Noi Railway Station (in Thai: "Sa Tha Nee Rot Fai Bangkok Noi") and take the Nam Tok bound train to Kanchanaburi.  To get to Bangkok Noi Railway Station by Chao Phraya River Ferries, as you get on to the ferry ask to go to "Tha Rot Fai", which means "Railway Station Pier". The fare is THB28 (3rd class - non-air conditioned). Trains depart Bangkok Noi Railway Station daily at 07:45 am, arriving in Nam Tok Railway Station at 12:50 pm, and 01:50 pm, arriving 18:40. Alight at Namtok Railway Station rent a local mini bus to get to Resotel pier (10 K.M. far from the station - on left hand side of the 323 road). Then catch a long-tailed boat from Resotel pier to River Kwai Jungle Rafts.

By Car from Bangkok
From the centre of Bangkok, head for Phra Pinklao Bridge. Cross the bridge and continue along Pinklao Road for 35 K.M. until you reach the junction with the A2. Turn right, following the signs for Ratchaburi. Pass through Nakhon Chaisri and the Nakhon Pathom bypass. About 5 K.M. further on from the bypass, look for the flyover and the sign for Kanchanaburi. Take the flyover and continue along the A323 to Ban Pong. From Ban Pong, follow the signs to Kanchanaburi (a further 50 K.M.). When you reach Kanchanaburi, pass through the town about 6 K.M., there is a junction, turn left and following the signs to the Saiyoke Noi Waterfalls. The Resotel pier is located about 60 K.M. from the city centre and about 8 K.M. from the Saiyoke Noi Waterfalls on left hand side. The pier is 1.5 K.M. from the entrance. Then catch a long-tailed boat from Resotel pier to River Kwai Jungle Rafts.

By Bus from Bangkok
Go to the Southern Air-Conditioned Bus Terminal on the Thonburi side of the Chao Phraya River (in Thai: "Sa Tha Nee Rot Tour Sai Tai") Take the blue and white air-conditioned public bus number 81 to Kanchanaburi, from Stop Number 4. The journey takes about 2 hours (129 K.M.). From Kanchanaburi Bus Station, take a air-conditioned V.I.P. bus or van number 8203 to "Sangkhlaburi" or number 9918 to "Three Pagoda Pass", they will pass the entrance of Resotel pier which is at 54th Kilometre post sign in Saiyoke district and the journey takes about 1 hours. After get off the bus, you have to walk another 1.5 K.M. to Resotel pier. Then catch a long-tailed boat from Resotel pier to River Kwai Jungle Rafts.

Keep driving on Saeng-Chuto Road until you see the junction and turn left as soon as you see the sign post telling you to go along the Saiyoke-Thong Pha Phum route (still on route 323). Then will take you about an hour more to get to Resotel pier (From the main town-River Kwai Bridge-The entrance to Resotel pier is at 54th Kilometer post sign in Saiyoke district).