The area of the Gulf of Thailand in which the islands are situated is at maximum 10 meters deep. The island rises up out of the water, and is thus surrounded by relatively water. This means that the water is greatly influenced by turbid river water from the mainland. The river water does not encounter deep water that reduces its velocity, and thus it can carry the sediment to settle. The water around the Island is thus fairly turbid all year round.
The coral development on the island is not extensive and is restricted to a narrow band encircling each island close to the shore, especially on the Southwest sides. Although the Northwestern side of the island is the area most influenced by the monsoon, good coral develops in the sheltered spots, especially elephant coral. Thus, there is an abundance of brain coral, stags horn coral, and, in deeper waters, there are plate and flower corals (genus Panova and Goniopora). Animals found include Butterfly fish, Angel fish, Parrot fish, Sunray, Black up shark, Grouper and cowries shells.
Day 1: Morning. Pick up customers located at Chaweng and Lamai beach, Borphut and Meanam beach.
08:30 High sea boat departs from Nathon pier. Coffee or tea served on board, after which our guide will brief you on itinerary, knowledge about geography, nature and background of the park.
10:00 Arrive at Wautalap island and enter the park. Check in at the park bungalow where you are surrounded by dusky langurs living all around you. Instruction and kayaking from the sand beach, which also make an excellent kayak classroom. Lunch and dinner in the restaurant. Enjoy leisure time after the crowds have gone. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Morning. Breakfast, then hiking the along scenic view point,
500 meters to enjoy nature and the wild life. Then, kayak along limestone and explore little hong. Time for swimming or snorkeling until lunch at the restaurant or the park.
Afternoon. Pack and hiking to lagoon or Hong. Then, High sea's boat leaves Angthong to return to Koh Samui, then transfer to your hotel. Includes: (B), (L).
Child rate is applied for 4 -12 years old.
What to Bring: Swim wear, T-shirts, shorts, long pants, long sleeved shirt, towel, sun hat, sunscreen (SPF 15 minimum), camera, lots of film, toiletries, sun-glasses, waterproof sandals or flip flops.
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