Attractions

Beach in Ko Tarutao

Ao Son

On the western coast, a 30-minute boat ride (1500B) or 8km walk/cycle south of Ao Pante Malacca, is this isolated bay. A signposted track 300m inland from the beach leads to Nam Tok Lu Du (3km, 1½ hours each way). Y…
Viewpoint in Ko Tarutao

Toe-Boo Cliff

Behind park headquarters at Ao Pante Malacca, on the northwest side of the island, a steep 500m (20-minute) trail winds through the jungle below a limestone karst dripping with precipitation, then climbs a series of…
Bay in Ko Tarutao

Ao Taloh Waw

The prison camp for civilian prisoners was on Ko Tarutao's isolated eastern coast, 12km southeast of Ao Pante Malacca. A historical trail leads through Ao Taloh Waw's old prison site, though the original buildings a…
Cave in Ko Tarutao

Tham Jara-Khe

The large stream flowing inland from Ao Pante Malacca, on northwest Ko Tarutao, leads to Tham Jara-Khe, once home to deadly saltwater crocodiles. The cave is navigable for 1km at low tide and can be visited on long-…
Beach in Ko Tarutao

Ao Molae

Quiet, wonderfully secluded and unbelievably beautiful, Ao Molae has an exquisite white-sand beach backed by a ranger station, bungalows and a campsite, all a (very) hilly 4km walk/cycle south of Ao Pante Malacca.
Bay in Ko Tarutao

Ao Taloh Udang

The overgrown ruins of Tarutao's political prisoners' camp can be seen at Ao Taloh Udang, 24km southeast of the park headquarters. Return long-tail charters from the jetty at Ao Pante Malacca cost 3500B (about three…
Beach in Ko Tarutao

Ao Pante Malacca

Ao Pante Malacca, on the northwest Ko Tarutao, is the island's main arrival and departure point, with a lovely creamy beach shaded by pandanus and casuarinas. It's also home to the park headquarters and most park ac…
Waterfall in Ko Tarutao

Nam Tok Lo Po

You can walk inland to Nam Tok Lo Po (5km, about 2½ hours each way) by taking a trail that starts 500m south down Ao Son beach.
Waterfall in Ko Tarutao

Nam Tok Lu Du

A signposted track 300m inland from the beach at Ao Son leads to Nam Tok Lu Du (3km, 1½ hours each way).