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Bang Bao and Khlong Kloi

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Covering Ko Chang’s far southwestern corner, Bang Bao is best known for its pier that reaches for 700 metres to a three-storey lighthouse. Throw in the calm teal water, stilted houses and green mountains rising up behind, and you have one scenic bay. It’s also one of our favourite parts of Ko Chang.

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Like all of Ko Chang’s old villages, fisher families first settled Bang Bao and until the 1990s it was just another fishing village. A gradual shift to tourism eventually left the bay with no fishing boats apart from those running fishing trips for tourists. Nowadays you’ll find plenty of dive boats, slow boats and speedboats shooting travellers off on “five-island tours” of the archipelago. This is also where high-season ferries depart for Ko Wai, Ko Maak ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)


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