The Park covers 42 picturesque islands with white sandy beaches, hidden lagoons, fertile coral reefs featuring sea anemones, soft corals and sponges. The park does not encompass the entire island chain, its jurisdiction covers only about 82% of the total area.
Koh Wua Ta Lap island on which the Park headquarters is located has pristine white beaches.
Mu Koh Angthong National Park receives approximately 2,000 mm. of rain fall in a year. The best time for visiting the islands is between February and October, when the sea is calm, suitable for swimming, snorkeling and sailing. The water is clearest around March/April time. This is also the hottest time of the year.
During November and December the Gulf of Thailand can experience large waves and strong wind, making boat travel to Ang Thong National Park hazardous so the park office is temporarily closed each year from 1 November to 23 December.
HOW TO GET THERE :
Join a tour programme or rent a boat from Koh Samui island. Boats leave from Na Thon Pier and Bo Phut Pier at 08:30 hours and arrive at the archipelago after an 1 hour 30 minutes cruise.
The Park provides 6 houses on Koh Wua Ta Lap island at a rate of 400 to 1,000 Baht per night. A camping area is also available.
Mu Koh Ang Thong National Park
Phone : (66 77) 286 025 (mainland)
(66 77) 420 225 (on the island)
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