Mu Ko Chumphon National Park
Having been announced in 1989, this National Park covers the total area of beaches and islands of 198,125 rai (1 acre = 2.5 rai).
The Parks Office is 21 kilometres from town. Using highway no.4001, turn right to Hat Sai Ri, then turn right again for 8 kilometres. The Tourist Information Center is connected with the wooden-bridge walkways for nature study of plant and animals. Visitors can travel by boat or can stay overnight in their tents near the office.
The beautiful beaches in the park include Hat Thung Makham and Hat Sai Ri in Amphoe Mueang, Hat Arunothai in Amphoe Thung Tako, Hat Tong Khrok in Amphoe Lang Suan. In the sea are more than 40 islands such as Ko Chorakhe, Ko Ngam, Ko Samet, Ko Maphrao, Ko Mattra, Ko Thong Lang, Ko Langka Chio and few islands in Amphoe Thung Tako. On some islands, there are diving sites, fine white sand beaches and corals; such as Chorakhe Island in the northern part of the park. Ngam and Lanka Chio Islands have many sea sparrow's nests. Around Ngam Island, there are perfect coral reefs which are the interesting sites for diving. Thong Lang Island has white and beautiful beach. Tourists can hire boats to travel along these islands at the appropriate price. Contact at Tel: 0 7755 8144.