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18 miles from Ao Khlong Son

KOH WAI (E). 11°54.207N, 102°24.494E
KOH WAI (F). 11°53.717N, 102°24.240E

This is a beautiful island, one favoured by local sailors and fishermen seeking shelter. The bay on the northeast side offers good protection in the southwest season and makes for a great overnight anchorage. Anchor in 8-10 metres off the Paradise Resort. Good for a lunchtime stop in northeast season, but does get busy with day trippers at peak times – but they leave late afternoon.

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During the northeast season the bay on the south side of the island (F) offers good protection for overnight mooring and there is a pathway through to the northeast coast, which is an easy 20-minute walk through dense jungle − so take a torch.

East of Koh Wai is Koh Bai Dang with a small beach on the southeast. A good day stopover for snorkelling there is an abandoned National Park hut and short easy track over to the west coast cove where the island is narrowest.


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Anchorage ‘E’ at Koh Wai | Photo by Bill O’Leary
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