One of the highlights of a recent trip to Sattahip in the
East of Thailand was Koh Kham Island with its Underwater Park, which is
under the care and responsibility of the Royal Thai Navy.
coral reef looked like sea flowers.
for a starfish.
displays a kind of coral.
and spiny sea urchins form an underwater ecosystem.
urchin, genus murex.
Koh Kham is a small island about 9 km out to sea, taking
about two hours for the round trip by cruising boat.
This peaceful landscaped island is beautified with
flowers, gardens, plants, white sandy beaches and fabulous coral reefs. It
also has rare plants and sea flowers.
According to the Royal Thai Navy officers, this island is
one of the country’s three islands under the “Pilot Project”
promotional campaign for preserving the coral. Around the island there are
coral reef rehabilitation areas, which will then be relocated. This task of
relocation was made possible by the cooperation between the naval officers
and academics from institutes concerned with further study on the growing of
more varieties of coral. The reefs are now the habitat of fish, oysters, and
other seas animals.
the coral reefs in the area.
Chiang Mai mass media group visited the sea in Sattahip.
The mass media people say thanks for the trip to Koh Kham Island.
Chiang Mai mass media group lands at Koh Kham.
Koh Kham could be said to be another paradise and a chance for tourists
and visitors to enjoy, relax, and swim in the clear waters. For tourists
wishing to visit the Koh Kham Underwater Park, boats can be hired at
Sattahip to go directly to Koh Kham. From there, travelers can continue
cruising by boat to look at Mark island which is also rich in beautiful