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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Koh Rang Yai

Koh Rang Yai, is a beautiful island located off the east coast of Phuket. It is approximately 5kms from the Boat Lagoon Harbour. The journey from Phuket to Koh Rang Yai, is only 15 minutes by speed boat. The island was a popular destination for local fishermen, because of the plentiful "Pla Lang" or "Lang Fish". The name of the island originated from the local people who popularly referred to it as "Rang Island". This name has remained until the present day.

This uninhabited island covering 275 Rai, is covered with coconut and pine trees. In 1990, Richy Island Phuket Co., Ltd became the official proprietor of Koh Rang Yai. The island was then successfully operated as an eco-tourism destination. The island is famed for it's excellent "Phuket Pearl Farm" which exports quality pearls around the world. Visitors are able to view a live demonstration of how pearls are cultured, harvested and turned into stunning pieces of jewellery. The island has a fantastic showroom, where you can purchase pearls and jewellery.

Koh Rang Yai, is a wonderful destination for day excursions and also camping expeditions. There are a variety of activities for you to enjoy during your visit. Enjoy sunbathing, swimming, fishing, mountain biking, golf, hiking, volley ball and much more. The island provides a great day out for families and people of all ages.

This tour involves hotel transfers - on your departure and arrival - to the pier, a trip by speed boat to the island, leisure activities and also lunch. For booking information please contact us today. Our contact information can be found below;

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