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Ang Thong national Marine Park – Paradise islands.

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Ang Thong national Marine Park – Paradise islands.

The Ang Thong National Marine Park is a group of islands that is located in the NorthWest of the island of Koh Samui. The park is a grouping of islands that are right next to each other. The peak reason why the park is one of the most amazing locations to visit while travelling to the south of Thailand is the view that you get when taking a boat ride into the marine park, this is thanks to the park being a huge center for over 40 islands grouped together with a stream of the ocean running through the islands. The islands are diverse in the size and shapes with most of them having rich tropical forests on the islands habitat. The main island that is used as a center of business is the island Koh Wua Talap, this is one of the only islands where you can enjoy other activities rather than only sightseeing, as the park area is very well looked after in terms of nature conservation, this makes the Koh Wua Talap the island where you will be able to enjoy wonderful food in a restaurant that is located on the island, serving fresh and delicious food in the middle of nature. The information and tourist center is also located on the Koh Wua Talap along with Bungalows for those who want some night stays in the middle of the islands. There on the Koh Wua Talap island, one of the most popular activities other than sight seeing and sailing on the boats is the go on an adventure through the Buaboke Cave and to visit the viewpoint on the island that gives a perfect panoramic view of all the groups of islands in the marine park.

Ang Thong national Marine Park

Ang Thong national Marine Park


The Ang Tong area, where the National Marine park stands is well known for its beauty that consists of islands that hold magical caves, rock mountains and formations, blue heaven lagoons, beaches, coral reefs, and more. The Ang Thong area is more than enough to explore if you have a limited time available to explore the South of Thailand, coming to the area of Ang Thong alone will leave you with memories and the eager to come visit again over and over. The area truly casts a spell on you with its natural and majestic beauty. The National Marine Park area is a legally protected area by law, this is the major reason why after all the years of being a tourist attraction, the park area is still left standing in its original state, as the nature and environment is heavily protected in the area. Throughout all of the 40 plus islands, only two islands are inhabited by humans, which is the Koh Wua Talap island as described above to be the center of human activity, and the other island is the Koh Paluay where a group of people live and fish for a living. The rest of the islands are not inhabited by humans and remain the way that they were found, with all the growth on the islands an exception of human invasion.

The islands have a wide display of natural habitat that consist of evergreen forests, beach forests, and limestone formations that form into the part of the forest. The animals that you will see as you visit consists of mainly small to medium sized animals, because of the natural habitat that exists in the area. Throughout the years, the research has shown that there are currently sixteen species of mammals and fifty four species of other animals. The famous mammals that many look out for when visiting the park include the otter, monkeys, dolphins, and whales. There are not many locations in Thailand where you can see dolphins but in these islands if you are lucky they will come near the shore. The other species that live here out of the fifty four include lizards, birds, turtles, and more. For those with an interest in Amphibians, there are currently five species that are found on the islands and this includes the basics that exists in Thailand such as toads and frogs. For the areas of the water, because the islands are in a natural marine park, the life within the water have a wide array thanks to the clean water and environmental standards that are kept leveled within the park. Overall, The Ang Thong National Marine Park is an amazing attraction in the South of Thailand that will give you nature at its fullest. You will return with beautiful memories and the amazing pictures to prove it.

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