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Mu Ko Phetra National Park

Mu Ko Phetra National Park: is situated at Avonun, tambon Paknom Amphoe La Ngu is 7 km. from the heart of La Ngu. It has a responsible area along the coast of Amphoe La Ngu and Amphoe Tung Wa and end at the province of Tiang.
 
Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Mu Ko Phetra National Park
 
 
Location : Amphoe La-Ngu
The park is situated on the Andaman sea coast in Satun and Trang provinces. It consists of an area of coastline and over 30 islands. The park has many diverse habitats including; open water, coral fringed islands, sandy beaches, forest covered islands to sheer rocky islands which rise steeply out of the sea. There are also a few patches of mangrove forest, beach forest and tropical forest. The islands within the park are small the largest being Khao Yai Island which is about 4.7 sq.km in area. The sea area of the park includes many important fishing grounds for this reason many of the islands act as temporary refuges for fishing boats during monsoon storms.

The park was established by royal decree on the 31st December 1984. The park covers a total area of 494.38 km2, of which 468.38 sq.km or 94.74% is open water. Mu Ko Phetra is the third protected area in Satun province and is the 14th Marine park in Thailand.
 
 

How to get there
By Car

From Bangkok, take Highway No. 4 past Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chumphon then take Highway No. 41 to Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung. From Phatthalung, drive on to Amphoe Rattaphum, Songkhla then take Highway No. 4 and turn right to Highway No. 406. It is 973 km from Bangkok
 
 
 
 
 

By Plane
There is no direct flight to Satun. The trip by air can be made via Hat Yai Airport then taking a taxi or public bus to Satun for 97 km.

By Train
Visitors can take a Bangkok-Ya La or Bangkok-Hat Yai train and get off at the Hat Yai Train Station, then take a taxi from Ratthakan Post Office to Satun. It is 97 km from Hat Yai to Satun. Vans and public buses are also available. Transportation from Hat Yai Train Station is operating daily, departing every hour starting from 06.00 am. – 0400 pm. Normal buses (Hat Yai –Pakbara–Satun route) from Hat Yai Clock Tower are also operating 3 times daily starting from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

By Bus
The distance from Bangkok to Satun is 980 km. The cost for standard bus is 450 Baht and 580 Baht for air-conditioned bus. The distance from Satun to Phetra Islands National Park is 60 km. The cost for standard bus is 33 Baht and 50 Baht for taxis.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
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