Mu Ko Surin Marine National Park Ao Phang Nga in South Thailand
- Surin Marine National Park is Thailand's foremost diving location. Apart from the coral, Surin Marine National Park offers the experience of swimming with sea turtles, manta rays and whale sharks.
- Mu Ko Surin National Park comprises six major islands 55 kilometers to the west of the coast of mainland Thailand in the Andaman Sea. The main Islands are Ko Surin Tai, Ko Surin Nua, Ko Tai, Ko Klang and Ko Ri. There are diving tours organised from Phuket.
Whale Shark, South Thailand Mu Ko Surin National Park
The marine ecosystems and the evergreen forests on the islands of Mu Ko Surin are the
- Mu Ko Surin is home to over 200 coral species of coral in different forms comprising multi-layered reefs, plunging vertical walls, fringe reefs and under water pinnacles. There are over 800 species of fish.
The whale shark which visits Mu Ko Surin grows up to 15 meters in length (50 feet) and as such
is the largest fish in the World. The manta rays grow to 6 meters wide
and weight up to 1,600 kilograms (1.5 tons).
- Mu Ko Surin is also the home for the World's largest turtle, the leatherback, which grows up to 1.8 meters (6 feet) in length. Other species include, Hawksbill. Green, and Ridley. For bird watchers the park attracts over 85 species.
Mu Ko Surin National Park