2 National Parks to explore in Phang-nga
The province is on the west side of the Malay Peninsula, and includes the many islands of the Phang Nga Bay. The most famous one is the so-called James Bond Island, a needle formed limestone rock in the sea. The Similan Islands and Surin Islands, two of Thailand's main diving destinations, are also part of Phang Nga Province.
Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park covers an area of 125 km² in Kapong, Mueang Phang Nga. The park is popular for couple of small beaches near the park headquarters and Ton Chong Fa Waterfall which is only 12 km from the park headquarters. There are also several trails in the park for longer hiking that required guide assistance.
Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Muaeng National Park, formerly known as "Lampi Waterfall" and "Lampi Forest Park" was assigned to be managed and controlled by the National Park Division of the Royal Forest Department in Apr 1986. It consists of first, Tai Mueang Beach and second, the Lampi mountain range. To the west, Tai Mueang Beach ends at the Kham Bay Peninsula, and to the east there is a brackish water canal fed from the Lampi mountain range, covered by a fertile tropical rainforest.