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Koh Phangan : Adventure and Activities : Ang Thong Marine Park

 
Ang Thong Marine Park
Ang Thong is a true natural wonder unique to the Guft of Thailand; consisting of over 42 individual islands and easily reached from Koh Phangan by speedboat or cruiser it is a popular destination for travellers looking to explore this magical place. A few of highlights include.
Viewpoint on Wua Ta Lap
Wua Ta Lap is the Marine Park Headquarters and consists of an open area with information centre, restaurant and a few modern bungalows. It is a steep climb to the viewpoint and lots of water and shoes are definitely reccommended - the hard walk will be rewarded by some stunning views.
Camping on Koh Mae Ko
There are only a few beaches in the Marine Park that tourists are allowed to camp and facilities are actually provided on request - swing in the hammock under the stars with a warming camp frie and BBq in evening. Call direct for bungalow reservations on 025 620760 or to arrange a tent 077 286588.
Inner Sea (Emerald Lake)
Don't miss the famous saltwater Emerald Lake. Hidden from view and accessed by a narrow pathway, it is a natural wonder. No swimming allowed.
There are several companies that can arrange trips to the marine park, some will do a standard 1-day trip which includes visiting a few attractions, lunch break and a bit snokelling. For those that want more adventure it is possible to stay overnight at the marine park in basic accommodation. All tour packages should include the entrance fee of 200 Baht per person.
Angthong Marine Park Snorkel & Kayaking Boat Cruise Tour
Angthong Marine Park Snorkel & Kayaking Boat Cruise Tour
Trip Location
: Koh Phangan
Length : 1 Day to 3 Day
Price from: 800 to 1,800 Baht
Boat trip, snorkel, viewpoint, kayaking, diving board, fun slide, light walking, swimming, beach fun, emerald natural saltwater lake, food & drink .
 
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