The province of Phang-nga is
located some 788 kilometres from Bangkok. It covers an area of 4,170 square
Phang-nga is a province with two characters - land and sea - and packed with
national parks that guard magnificent scenery with immensely different
Most famous is Ao Phang-nga
National Park, a geological wonder filled with islets, sunken caverns and
startling rock formations rising sheer out of the sea. The bay is extremely
sheltered ideal for expeditions of sea canoes to explore the many fascinating
caverns with their own eco-systems.
andaman coast offers parks of a different kind. The island groups of Surin and
Similan are renowned for their beautiful unspoilt beaches and spectacular
underwater scenery, attracting divers from around the world. Khao Lak is a
coastal park full of birds, mammals and scenic waterfalls, with a number of
hotel developments after Tsunami disaster in December 2004.