Similan Islands National Park, a small island In the Andaman Sea, there are 9 islands, from north to south, Koh Yong, Koh Pa, Koh Phayan, Miang Island, Payu Island, Skull Island, Similan Island, Ban Ngu Island, and Similan Islands. That is excellent in the beauty of the underwater coral reefs.
Located at Koh Phra Thong Sub-district Kuraburi district, Phang Nga province. Covers an area of 80,000 rai, declared as a national park on 1 September 1982.
These islands regarded as islands with beauty both on land and underwater. Which maintaining the integrity of the sea. In addition, can dive both shallow and deep water. Moreover, there are many colorful corals, colorful fish, and rare fish such as whales, dolphins, moray eels.
Similan Islands National Park from November to April Is the most interesting period. While from May to November, There are strong wind waves, dangerous to navigation. Which the national park announces the closure of the island in May to restore nature every year.
What to do at Similan Islands National Park
Koh Similan (Koh Pad)
The largest island in the Similan Islands. The bay is shaped like a horseshoe. In addition, soft white sand, crystal clear water. Moreover, under the sea, there are many beautiful coral species. This the island that can dive both deep and shallow water. On the north side of the island, there are many boulders with strange shapes.
There are 2 beaches on Similan Island. In addition, two distinctive beaches in the west and the east. Both sides of the beach are connected by a 2.5 km distance hiking trail. That is the Horseshoe Bay or Ao Kueak and Ao Wong Chang.
Located to the north of Koh Pad Opposite the Koh Kao.
Horseshoe Bay is the largest bay of the Pad island and has a deep curve into the horseshoe-like island flanked by a pointed tip Filed into the sea
On the right side of this bay is a hill with a large rock. Called the Stone Sailboat, the iconic symbol of the Similan Islands.
Moreover, the beachhead area on the sailboat rocks With rocks and rocks There will be a lot of fish, including a small coral reef to practice diving.
Ao Wong Chang
Located to the west of Koh Pad. Ao Wong Chang is the only beach on the east side of the Koh Pad. In addition, it is a bay with a wide bay arch, with clean white sandy beaches stretching on both sides. And is longer than the beaches of the Horseshoe Bay
Koh Miang (Koh See)
The second largest island of the Similan Islands. This island is like the center of all 9 islands. Because it is located in the middle.
There are two major tourism beaches, Na Beach, located on the west side of the island and Lek Beach is located in the east.
This is the longest beach in the Koh See island. What makes tourists fascinated by the beaches of the four islands. That is the soft white sand grain. In addition to the crystal clear water until seeing the sand. At the same time, the beach at Had Na is regarded as One of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand. Moreover, the beach is shady with a beach forest. The north side of the beach is mountainous. Can stand and watch the beach front view.
It is a beach that is about 200 meters long with fine sand, shallow water level, suitable for swimming. In addition, the area around the small island has shallow coral reefs. Scattered in small groups Moreover, it is a rocky beach and underwater rocks. With abundant sea fish and underwater coral reefs.