Khura Buri, Phang Nga province, about 2 kilometers from the shore, is the largest island in Phang Nga and the 5th largest in Thailand. Ko Phra Thong is caused by the remains of corals deposited for millions of years. Until becoming an island with unusual terrain Which is quite flat Became a distinctive characteristic of this island The east side is complete with the mangrove forest line. On the west side is sandy beach. In the middle of the island is a large grassland with scattered white Samet trees. The land on Ko Phra Thong is mostly sandy soil, not suitable for cultivation. Due to natural conditions and has previously mined Making it the main cash crop with cashews and coconut But Koh Phra Thong is an island that is very biodiversity On the island, there are beaches, beach forests, mangrove swamp forests, Samed forests, grasslands, shrubs, alternative society. Rare orchid
Even though it is a large island But on Ko Phra Thong there are only 3 villages which are Ban Pak Kork, Ban Thung Dab and Ban Pae Yo. The image of a golden field that covers the entire area of the island is a vast expanse of sight. With white Samet scattered in patches The atmosphere resembles a grassland in Africa. In the morning or evening, the golden light shone on the beautiful grass. Resulting in Ko Phra Thong being selected as a part of the tourist attraction in the Unseen Thailand project of the Tourism Authority of Thailand Ko Phra Thong became famous immediately with the nickname “Savannah Thailand”, causing many tourists to visit Ko Phra Thong But after the tsunami, more than half of the island’s population disappeared Therefore, Ko Phra Thong is currently relatively quiet. Ko Phra Thong is an island that is suitable for nature lovers. Ecotourism Learn about community Because there is peace Is one of the islands that can choose to do a variety of activities, such as camping, cycling, visiting the savannah field Island traffic Must use a E-bike, 4-wheel drive motorcycle, side trailer Because the road is quite narrow Some of the soil is loamy sandy soil.