Mo Ko Phi Phi National Park

Mo Ko Phi Phi National Park

Where : Located just 40 kilometers away from both Krabi and Phuket

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Fee : Admission to Phi Phi Islands and other attractions in the Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu ko Phi Phi National Park: Adult 400 baht and Child 200 baht

Hilight :

• Ko Phi Phi Don - covering an area of 28 square kilometers with outstanding attractions of the twin bays with curving white sandy beaches of Ao Ton Sai and Ao Lo Da Lam
• Ko Phi Phi Le- covering an area of only 6.6 square kilometers, surrounded by limestone mountains and sheer cliffs plunging hundreds of meters to the sea
• Ao Maya and Ao Lo Sama - favorite snorkeling places with scenic coves and popular diving spots with the sea around the islands, especially the southern part that is deep and full of coral formations
• Ko Yung - an island to the north of Ko Phi Phi Don with a stone beach on the east and small sandy beaches amid valleys
• Ko Mai Phai - north of Ko Phi Phi Don and not far from Ko Yung with marvelous beaches in the north and east of the island.

Activity :

Dive and snorkel

 

How to go :

Take Song Thaeo (a small pickup car) service from the provincial town of Krabi to Pak Khlong Chilat Pier, then take a ferry to Ko Phi Phi

 

What / Why :

The most beautiful tropical islands of the world, Phi Phi Islands have become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand.

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
General Information
The Royal forest department had surveyed and established the 75 million-year shell cemetery (Susan Hoi), Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi and near-by islands in Nong Thale sub-district, Ao Nang sub-district, SaiThai sub-district and Pak Nam sub-district of Amphoe Mueang Krabi, 389.96 sq.km, as the 47th National Park of Thailand so called "Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park". There after, it had been expanded to cover the shell cemetery and near-by islands, 0.02 sq.km. After that the area of Nong Thale sub-district, Amphoe Mueang Krabi, Krabi province which is the area of the Royal Thai Navy and the Royal Palace area has been excluded from this national park and left only 387.90 sq.km.

Flora and Fauna
Vegetations in the national park area could be classified into 3 groups as follows :
Primary rainforest could be found in the high steep mountain. According to these are the limestone mountains which have a thin layer of soil and are frequently impacted with strong wind, lets the rainforests in this area are not naturally fertile. Most of plants are iron wood, rubber and shorea, and the low level trees such as chanpha, rattans, banyans and many kinds of vines.

Mangrove forest could be found in dry canal and Yan Saba canal. Found plants are red mangroves, samae, peninsular, withe beans, black beans, etc.

Phru forest is the society of dominant plants which found the dense samet trees in the Nhoparatanatara beach. Other found plants are shorea, jambolan plum, cogon grass, etc.

Wildlife
Animals int the Nhoparatanataral-Phi Phi Islands National Park can be classified as follows : mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and other aquatic animals which no spine, such as sea slug. The important one in this group is coral such as a thorn coral, cub surface coral, leaf coral, tree coral, ect.

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Author :

Visitors travelling from Phuket can contact tour operators in Phuket’s provincial city for a one-day trip to Ko Phi Phi (boat fares are subject to change without notice, please contact tour operators directly for more details.)

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