Islands in areas of Mu-Ko Lanta National Park in Krabi to be closed to tourism temporarily for environmental restoration

Krabi –

Several islands in the area of Mu-Ko Lanta National Park are to be closed for tourism temporarily for varied periods of time to allow the environment to recover.

The Mu Ko Lanta National Park has announced the closure in a legal notice below. They state the annual closure is to allow effective tourism management following the climate in this season as well as it is time for nature and the environment to restore by themselves.

Islands in the area of the Mo-Ko Lanta National Park that will be closed for tourism are Rok Nai Island, Rok Nok Island, Hngai Island, Hah (Five) Island, Hin Daeng Hin Muang, and Khao Mai Kaew Cave. These places will be closed from May 16th to October 14th, 2022.

Finally, the Mu Ko Lanta National Park Office (Tanod Cape) will be closed from June 1st to June 30th, 2022.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.