Ang Thong Marine National Park


86         Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park consists of 42 islands. Its main islands are Phaluai Island, Wua Chio Island, Wua Talap Island, Mae Ko Island, Samsao Island, Phai Luak Island, Kha Island, Hindap Island, Phi Island, Wua Kantang Island, Mae Yat Island, Wua Te Island, Naiphut Island, Changsom Island, Hanuman Island, Thaiphlao Island, Huaklong Island, and Kho Ban Island.

         

The park covers a total area of 102 sq.km of which about only 18 sq.km is land. The National park does not encompass the entire island chain, its jurisdiction covers about 82% of the total area. The park was established on 12th November 1980.

 

There is more than enough to see if you decide to go and see Ang Thong and trips can be arranged through the villa Manageress. The area was made famous in the movie "The Island" and is one of the 'must see' places if you go to Samui. Follow the link below to read more about the various sites and wildlife on the islands.

 

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