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Ko Lanta County
(103 km.)

Ko Lanta Marine National Park
Covering a total area of 152 sq.km., this marine park consists of 15 offshore islands, most surrounded by coral reefs. Some major islands are Ko Lanta Yai, Ko Lanta Noi, Ko Talengbeng, Ko Ha, Ko Rok and Ko Ngai.

Ko Lanta Yai
Ko Lanta Yai, the main island in the park, is where the National Park's Office is situated and is also home to sea gypsies. The mountains in the northern part and southern tip of the island are covered with virgin rain forests. Several beautiful beaches are along the north and the south of its west coast, i.e. Khlong Dao beach, Khlong Nin beach, Phra Ae beach and Khlong Khong beach, where various styles of accommodations are available. There are coral reefs along some parts of the western side and Laem (cape) Kho Kwang at the northern tip.

Saladan Pier at the northern tip of the island is where tour operators, shops and banks are situated. The peak tourist season is from November to April.

Getting There

By Boat from Krabi: During the high season, two ferries depart from Chao Fa pier on Uttarakit Road daily at 10.00 and 13.00 hrs. The trip takes about 2 hours to reach Saladan pier.

By Boat from Ko Phi Phi:
During the high season there are two daily departures from Tonsai pier on Ko Phi Phi Don, at 09.00 and 13.30 hrs.

By Road: Minibuses to Ko Lanta leave Krabi town at 11.00 and 13.00 hrs, taking about 2 hours. There is a vehicle ferry between Ban Hua Hin on the mainland and Ban Saladan on Ko Lanta Yai.

Ko Rok Nok

Ko Rok Nok, Krabi
The snorkelling site at Ko Rok Nok
(Picture by courtesy of TAT)
Ko Rok Nai, Krabi
The scenic view of Ko Rok Nai
(Picture by courtesy of TAT)

Ko Rok Nok to the south of Ko Lanta Yai, has a lovely curved bay with a white sand beach and a lot of coral reefs to the southeast and the south of the island. Tourists can contact tour operators on Ko Lanta Yai for an excursion to Ko Rok Nok by speedboat.

Ko Rok Nai connecting to Ko Rok Nok is an island that is mostly steep cliffs. It offers superb beach and plentiful unspoiled coral reefs among rocks.

Ko Ngai (Hai)
This small island has white fine sandy beaches in the east and plentiful coral reefs lying along most parts of the coast. It is easily accessible from Trang province. Boats leave Pak Meng pier in Trang for Ko Ngai daily at 10.00 and 14.00 hrs. These islands are best visited during the non-monsoon months from November to April.

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Au Nang
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Phi Phi

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Ko Hong
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Ko Lanta
Ko Rok Nok
Ko Ngai
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