Excursions, Islands, Nature, Trang — 20 October 2014 14 h 50 min

Koh Libong, Trang

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Koh Libong

Koh Libong, Trang largest island is located in Tambon Libong and is part of the Libong Archipelago Wildlife Reserve

whose headquarters are located here.  With an area of 40,000 square kilometers, Koh Libong,

which is a haven for holidaymakers, has many fishing villages where most of the residents are Muslims.

Koh Libong

Koh Libong

The island has many capes and beaches such as Tup Beach, Chu Hoi Cape, Thuat Cape, and To Chai Cape.

At low tide visitors can walk across the beach from Chu Hoi Cape to Ko Tup where numerous seabirds and mangrove birds

from colder climates congregate during their migration. Around the island are masses of seaweed

where rare herds of manatees can be seen. It is also the home of a variety of native and migratory birds that are most abundant in winter.

Koh Libong

Koh Libong

From Koh Libong, visitors can get a good view of Koh Chao Mai and Chao Mai Cape.

To reach the island, take a boat that leaves every hour at Hat Yao Ban Chao Mai Pier.

The fare for the 30 minute trip is 400 baht per boat. Accommodations are provided on the island.

For more information, please contact the Libong Archipelago Wildlife Reserve, P.O. Box 5, Amphoe Kantang, Trang, tel. 0-7525-1932.

Koh Libong

Koh Libong

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