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Phang-nga : Attractions

Phang-nga is located just to the north of Phuket on the western coast of the peninsular part of southern Thailand, with an area of 4,171 sq.km. Its long sandy coast (220 km.) and large numbers of limestone islands (161) and mountains make it one of the most scenic provinces of Thailand, and that is why it boasts as many as six national parks, including three on the sea.

Phang-nga's attractions are divided according to the counties they belong to. If you want to find some specific places, see the lists on the right.

  Counties (Districts)
    Khura Buri
    Ko Yao
    Phang-nga Town
    Takua Pa
    Takua Thung
    Thai Muang
     
Most attractions in Phang-nga are major excursion destinations from Phuket. The following are among the best known.
  Ao Phang-nga (Phang-nga Bay)
    Khao Phingkan
    Ko Tapu (James Bond Island)
    Ko Panyi
  Khao Lak
  Similan Islands
  Surin Islands

Now Phang-nga is popular for eco-tourism. There are many tour operators organizing a large variety of activities in this area, such as sea canoeing, rafting, elephant trekking, jungle trekking, diving, etc.You are recommended to contact tour operators for such a tour.

Note : The names of some attractions may appear in more than one place but with the same data.

For your personal safety and protection by law, please use the services of travel agencies holding a TAT license only.

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Phang-nga : Attraction List
Beaches
Bang Sak

Thai Muang
Thanun
Khao ( Hills )

Khao Khian or Writing Hill

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Khao Lak
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Khao Phingkan

Ko ( Islands )

Ko Hong

Ko Khai

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Ko Panyi

Ko Phanak

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Ko Tapu (James Bond Island)
Ko Yao

National Parks

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Similan Islands
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Khao Lak - Lamru (Khao Lak)
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Ao Phang-nga
Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Muang
Si Phang-nga
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Surin Islands
Waterfalls
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Lampi
Lamru
Raman
Ton Chong Fa
Ton Phrai
Others
Bo Dan Hot Springs
Chulabhorn Marine Park Conservatory Center
Phang-nga Naval Base
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Wat Suwan Khuha

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