Posted on: 25th February 2016
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park is a marine park located in the gulf of Thailand near Ko Samui. Also, it is not far from Ko Phangan and Ko Tao. This marine park is an archipelago of 42 protected virgin islands making it the largest marine park of its kind in Thailand. All the islands are close to each other and it is very easy to navigate between them. Ko Wa Talap is the largest island among all which also houses the visitor center, restaurants and accommodation options for tourists. It also has two beautiful beaches which are located at each end if the island. A trip to Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park allows its visitors to admire the beauty of one of the fascinating landscapes that exist in the country.
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What to See and Do at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park
All the islands have different sizes and shapes providing ideal karst landscapes for trekking. Koh Pee is one of the most beautiful islands in the park offers various activities to enjoy such as kayaking. Another island which you should not miss is Koh Mae Ko which provides some trekking routes and a fresh water lagoon to enjoy swimming. With an amazing coral life, the waters of Koh Sam Sao are perfect for snorkeling. The islands of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park are famous for their natural beauty, lush vegetation, white sand beaches and stunning wildlife. This marine park is a great place to enjoy activities such as diving, canoeing, snorkeling, kayaking and hiking. From the headquarters of the park which is located on the top of a mountain at Koh Wa Talap, visitors can see the entire archipelago.
The only way to reach the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park is by government approved tour boats. You can book a boat in Ko Samui from any travel agency. There are two options for accommodation: bungalows and tents at campsite. Tourists can reserve their accommodation from the official website of the park. During the November and December, the monsoon season, this marine park remains closed.