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Marine Parks of Thailand
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Thailand boasts about 21 Marine National Parks, including in over 100 National Parks in the whole country.
|Information||Marine Parks of Thailand|
|Khao Sam Roi Yot National Marine Park, established in 1966|
|With lots of islands:||Tarutao National Marine Park consists of 51 islands in the Strait of Malacca, Mu Ko Chang National Park including more than 52 islands, Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park with a beautiful archipelago of 42 tropical islands|
|Movies Filmed in:||
- Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
"The Beach 2000" featured by Leonardo DiCaprio was shooting in Hat Maya (Maya Bay), Phi Phi Leh island.
- Ao Phang Nga National Park
Khao Phing Kan has since been renamed James Bond Island because a Bond movie "The Man with the Golden Gun 1974" with Roger Moore and Christopher Lee was shot here.
|Scuba Diving:||Similan Islands National Park|
|Largest and Longest:|
- The largest area of native mangrove forest located in Ao Phang Nga National Marine Park.
- The largest freshwater marsh in Thaland located in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Marine Park.
- Laem Son National Marine Park is Thailand's longest protected shore with 100 kilometres of Andaman Sea coastline.
|Unique:||The Emerald Saltwater Lake called “Talay Nai” by the locals on Koh Mae (Island) in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.|
|Best Viewpoints:||Rock climbing to reach the viewpoint at the top of the mountain, about 500 meters in Wua Talap Island, traveler can see all the 42 magnificent limestone islands of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.|
|Caves:||Phraya Nakhon Cave in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Marine Park filled with light about 500 meters from Laem Sala beach is one of the most popular in Thailand.|
Marine Parks of Thailand
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Marine Park, Prachuap Khiri Khan
This park is located 63 kilometres south of Hua Hin. It occupies an area of 98 square kilometres … Khao Sam Roi Yot National Marine Park
Mu Ko Surin National Marine Park, Phang Nga, Southern Thailand
Mu Ko Surin National Park located in Tamhon Ko Phra Thong amd covering an area ol S4..175 rais … Mu Ko Surin National Marine Park
Mu Ko Similan National Marine Park, Phang Nga, Southern Thailand
Similan is a Yawi or Malay word which means nine or a group of nine islands. It is located in … Mu Ko Similan National Marine Park
Laem Son National Marine Park, Ranong, Southern Thailand
Laemson (Pine Cape) National Park is situated on the Andaman sea coast. The park was established in … Laem Son National Marine Park
Khao Lak Lamru National Marine Park, Phang Nga, Southern Thailand
Established in 1991, Khao Lak-Lam Ru national park covers an area of 125 square km. It was … Khao Lak Lamru National Marine Park
Than Bok Khorani National Park, Krabi, Southern Thailand
The park office is situated 46 kilometers from town or 1 kilometer from Ao Luek Market. Near the park … Than Bok Khorani National Park