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'''Ko Lon''' (เกาะโหลน) is a small island off the coast of [[Phuket]].
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[[Image:Sunset_at_Bon_Island.jpg|thumb|350px|Sunset at Bon Island]]
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'''Ko Bon''' (เกาะบอน) is a small island to the south of [[Phuket]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
Ferry services from [[Ao Chalong]] are operated only in the early morning.
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Koh Bon is 47km from the mainland and at least 20km from the next nearest islands, which are also uninhabited. The only way to travel to Koh Bon is on a diving or snorkel boat that offers day trips or liveaboard cruises. There are no public ferries. A speedboat ride from Tab Lamu Pier takes at least one hour.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
The island is mountainous with level land along the shore. The mainly Muslim inhabitants engage in fishing, rubber and coconut planting.
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Koh Bon is best known for its amazing underwater marine life. Manta Rays are often seen here, especially in March. There are two main diving areas, which are the ridge/bay (suitable for all levels of scuba diver) and Koh Bon Pinnacle, which is deep and prone to currents, and therefore only suitable for experienced scuba divers.
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The island has no beach, and is most-commonly visited by scuba diving liveaboard boats which off Similan diving tours from Khao Lak or Phuket. It's also suitable for one-day tours for scuba diving, but only from Khao Lak. Snorkelling at Koh Bon is possible, but snorkellers are more likely to enjoy the Similan Islands.
  
 
==Do==
 
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There are no business offering food or drinks on Koh Bon. It's an uninhabited island 45km from the nearest part of Thailand's mainland. Visitors come on day trip or liveaboard diving boats and must bring their own food & drinks.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
==Sleep==
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There are no restaurants, shops or bars on Koh Bon.
*Baan Mai Cottage (บ้านไม้ คอทเทจ) 35/1 Mu 3, Tambon Rawai,  Amphoe Mueang (Tel: 0 7622 3095 www.baanmai.com), 9 rooms: 6,900-18,000 baht
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Some sneaky companies suggest that there is, by pasting their name but not their website url.
*Cruiser Island Resort (ครุยเซอร์ ไอร์แลนด์ รีสอร์ท) 34/2 Mu 3, Wiset Road (Tel: 0 7638 3210 Fax: 0 7638 3211 www.cruiserislandresort.com), 30 rooms: 3,900-6,800 baht
 
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Latest revision as of 03:30, 12 June 2020

Sunset at Bon Island

Ko Bon (เกาะบอน) is a small island to the south of Phuket.

Get in[edit]

Koh Bon is 47km from the mainland and at least 20km from the next nearest islands, which are also uninhabited. The only way to travel to Koh Bon is on a diving or snorkel boat that offers day trips or liveaboard cruises. There are no public ferries. A speedboat ride from Tab Lamu Pier takes at least one hour.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Koh Bon is best known for its amazing underwater marine life. Manta Rays are often seen here, especially in March. There are two main diving areas, which are the ridge/bay (suitable for all levels of scuba diver) and Koh Bon Pinnacle, which is deep and prone to currents, and therefore only suitable for experienced scuba divers.

The island has no beach, and is most-commonly visited by scuba diving liveaboard boats which off Similan diving tours from Khao Lak or Phuket. It's also suitable for one-day tours for scuba diving, but only from Khao Lak. Snorkelling at Koh Bon is possible, but snorkellers are more likely to enjoy the Similan Islands.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

There are no business offering food or drinks on Koh Bon. It's an uninhabited island 45km from the nearest part of Thailand's mainland. Visitors come on day trip or liveaboard diving boats and must bring their own food & drinks.

Drink[edit][add listing]

There are no restaurants, shops or bars on Koh Bon. Some sneaky companies suggest that there is, by pasting their name but not their website url.

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