Bangkok Boat


The tide runs in, the tide runs out.
Never still always moving about.
Carrying what? carrying all!
The tide never stop sits rise and fall.
by H&K Morris


The tide runs in, the tide runs out.
Never still always moving about.
Carrying what? carrying all!
The tide never stop sits rise and fall.
by H&K Morris


We can arrange for boats which come in four different sizes, depending on your number of people (1 to 60 people per boat) and occasions. Our small boats and rice barges are made from teak wood, which can rarely be seen in most other boats on the Chao Phraya River now. It will surely make your cruise an authentic Thai tour, if you get the chance to be on these classic Thai boats.

Small Teak Boat

  • 6-10 meters long
  • 1 meter wide
  • 1 ton displacement
  • 60-75 HP
  • 10-15 knots cruising speed
  • 6-8 passengers

Big Boat (Long-tail)

  • 12-16 meters long
  • 1.5 meters wide
  • 2 ton displacement
  • 75-150 HP
  • 10-25 knots cruising speed
  • 10-18 passengers

Express Boat

  • 18-24 meters long
  • 3 meters wide
  • 5 ton displacement
  • 150-250 HP
  • 10-25 knots cruising speed
  • 42 passengers

Rice Barge

  • 20-30 meters long
  • 10-20 meters wide
  • 10 ton displacement
  • 250 HP
  • 5-10 knots cruising speed
  • 40-60 passengers

Our Services

Our service is broaden by our clients' request such as yours. We can accommodate many different types of occasions and events, for example, an excursion in Bangkok canalsor a special birthday party on the Chao Phraya River. We can offer completely unique and private experience by using either our small teak boats or large size Chao Phraya river boats.


Tour Guide

All of our staffs are service-minded and speak clear and easy to understand languages. We are enthusiastic to help, serve and guide our guests, so everyone is trained to be friendly and attentive to your needs. We will also provide assistant(s) along with the guide(s), if necessary, to make your time on our boat more enjoyable, comfortable and convenience.

Our guide can speak:

  • English
  • French
  • Chinese
  • Japanese

Food & Drinks

We care about what you eat. We like to provide wide range of food and drink which are suited to our clients’ taste. Our popular food choice includes authentic Thai local dish to Western and Eastern fusion cuisine.

Some popular menus:

  • Northern Style Noodle with Coconut Milk and Curry with the Thai Vegetables
  • Spaghetti with Sweet Basil Pesto and Local Prawn
  • Various Thai Fruit Sorbet
  • Floating Fruit in the Lightly Fragrant Flower Syrup

Things to do

Various activities are an important part of our custom tour/event. We can suggest different activities for different occasions which can be a highlight of your boat tour.\

Recommend activities are:

  • River Side Sightseeing
  • Thai Cooking Class in Thai Traditional House with River cruise
  • Bangkok Food Tours at the Weekend Floating Market
  • Meditation at Temple(s), and Photo Taking in Eclectic City & Nature Setting


If you need transportation to and from our boat, going around the city, vicinity of Bangkok and the surrounding provinces please ask us. We can provide pick-up and drop-off service for your convenience. Our drivers are tested over time to be reliable and concern for your safety.

Our available vehicles are:

  • Regular Sedan (up to 3 people)
  • SUV (up to 6 people)
  • Van (up to 13 people)
  • Bus (up to 40 people)


Our clients

Trip Advisor

Bangkok Boat Customers

  • Air France (Crews from France)
  • American Embassy in Poland
  • American Embassy in Thailand
  • American Navel Attaché to Thailand
  • Bangkok Air (Crews from Thailand)
  • Hands on Travel (U.S.A)
  • Johnson & Johnson (International)
  • Millward Brown Consultants (Singapore)
  • Pandora Jewelry (Sweden)
  • Polish Embassy in Ukraine
  • The Denmark Embassy and Ambassador in Thailand
  • The French Association of Thailand
  • Royal Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • (France)
  • Wave Travels (Germany)
  • Yeap Transport Pte Ltd. (Singapore)

What the people say about Bangkok Boat?

Contact and Inquiry

Bangkok Boat can provide different size boats, with service-minded attitudes and knowledgeable staffs, in order to make a very special tour experience on the river and canals of Bangkok and the surrounding area, where the feeling of Venice of the East still resonates now.

Our Organization / Company Name

Bangkok Boat
Pandan Tour Co., Ltd.
TAT License No. 14/00956

Phone: 08-7109-8873

Tel & Fax: 02-689-1232