Ang Thong is a true natural wondeo the Gulf of thailand; consisting of over 42 individual island 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 the highlights include.
Wua Ta Lap is the Marine Park Headquarters and consist of an open area with information centre, restaurant and a few modern bungalows. It is a steep climb to the viewpoint and lost of water and shoes are definitely recommended – the hard walk will be rewarded by some stunning views.
Don’t miss the famous saltwater Emerald Lake. Hidden from view and accesses by a narrow path way , 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 of snorkelling. 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 Bath per person.
There are only a few beaches in the Marine Park that tourist are allowed to camp and facilities are actually provided on request swing in the hammock under the stars with a warming camp fire and BBQ in the evening.
Offers day trips to Ang Thong Marine Park by speedboat including private charter.
Ban Tai, Tel: 077 238363 or 08 7069 0036
Ban Tai, Tel: 08 7889 4077 or 08 96471209
Contact for day trips to the Marine Park.