Luxury Rafts Removed from Kanchanaburi National Park

River Kwai Jungle Rafts in Kanchanaburi

River Kwai Jungle Rafts in Kanchanaburi. Photo: el captain / flickr. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

KANCHANABURI, Aug 20 (TNA) – The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation confirmed a luxury floating hotel was removed from the Khwae Noi River in the Sai Yok National Park.

Niphon Chamnongsirisak, director of the department’s Protected Area Regional Office 3 (Banpong), said that five-star Saiyok Floatel with 29 rooms, restaurants, a reception hall and a swimming pool was completely demolished after having encroached on the Khwae Noi River’s section in the national park in Kanchanaburi province.

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