Location : West of Phuket
Tapao Island divide to be Tapao Yai Island and Tapao Noi Island which Tapao Yai Island has fertile forests where a lot of hornbills inhabit. A stone beach with nature trail around the island and up to the hill can overlook the scenery of Sire Island.
Tapao Noi Island is the location of the Southern Sea level Measuring Station, so the island’s visitors need to ask for permission prior to their visit.The ancient lighthouse of more than 100 years is the island’s distinctive feature, the first lighthouse of the South for navigation aid. The lighthouse area is also the wonderful viewpoint. The island’s beach is not long but very clean and white to be a swimming area. There is also the wide plane stone beach caused by the long period of pilled up coral reefs. Accommodation is available on these island.
How to get there
Just 10 minutes by ferry from Makham bay Phuket