Koh Kham

Koh Kham

Koh Kham

Population Population:   Share Facebook  
The type of search The type of search By District | By Place
Map Map Map Have Map Have Map No Map No Map

Chon Buri attractions

Attractions in Thailand

Operating day: Daily
Operating time: 08.00 - 18.00
A tiny island is the navy conservation area. It belongs to Mu Koh Samae San in Chonburi which is 4 km from Ban Samae San shore, Sattahip, Chonburi. It has an approximate area of 61 rai. Therefore, the island is not invaded by civilisation. Unnecessary buildings do not exist here except toilets and small shelters.
A one-day trip to Koh Kham needs to be booked in advance since activities involving conserving the environment such as growing coral are usually held on the island. Besides, the island serves as a small nature study classroom for people who want to learn about nature as well as for those who want a peaceful hideaway and need clean air.
Wind yourself up with the clean beach of Koh Kham or try exploring the island by rambling on the wooden pathway, which takes about half and hour.
Another must-do is to explore the coral garden which is under the surveillance of the Royal Thai Navy. This undersea spot is utterly unspoiled. At the far end of the array of buoys is the swimming zone where sea anemones are abundant as well as tiny Nemo, which is an adorable and famous fish.
Since the sea has been affected by El Nino causing the rapid rising of the sea temperature, coral bleaching has occurred. Some corals could revive but others could not. When the number of the coral is lessened, the homes of small fishes are also diminished. As a result, The Royal Thai Navy decided to establish "Reviving Coral Project".
According to several studies, Koh Kham has suitable ecology for growing corals as the seawater is transparent enough to allow the right amount of light into the water and the temperature of the water is rather stable as well as the degree of saltiness is perfect for corals to grow.
Therefore, as part of this project, the navy team picked the finest breed of coral and started to grow them in PVC nurseries, then brought it to the deep water. The outcome was positive as the corals grew rapidly and healthily.
As a consequence, this area has also become the hospital for healing coral reefs nearby. Coral reaching adulthood would be sent to the area where there is a lack of abodes for fishes as well as the unhealthy corals would be sent back to this hospital to heal then returned back to their origin to continue their duties.
Recommended Activities
- Snorkelling
- Exploring the coral reef by glass-bottom boat
-Toilets facilities are available but the restaurant is not open everyday, so it is advisable to bring your own food and beverage. Do not forget to take your rubbish back with you.
- Best time to travel to Koh Kham is between January - April.
- For more information, Please contact Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Pattaya Office.
How to get there
By Boat This island can be reached by marine ship which departs from Thai Island and Sea Natural History Museum. On the weekend, the ship will depart at specific times and takes 15-20 minutes to reach the island. (Recommend to book in advance) Tel. +668 6835 3231, +668 9936 9409
Tel Tel: 038432170
Mobile Mobile: 0899369409
Koh Kham Map Koh Kham Map
Nature and Wildlife Category: Nature and Wildlife
Tag Tag: Koh Kham
Last Update Last Update: 4 YearAgo




Photo Gellery(12) https://www.lovethailand.org/

Place Thank you photo(12) from: Perasak
● Photographer: Stack Keowgomol
● Link: facebook.com/perasak1
● Ref: pixpros.net
Copyright Photography. (800*500)
View full size images from the photographer.
  • Travel in Sattahip
  • Recommend
  • Gellery
  • Fanpage Lovethailand
  • Travel News
  • Share Lovethailand
Remark Tabs Remark Tabs
Keyword (Advance)
Email :
Password :
  Register | Forgot password

Facebook Fanpage Facebook Fanpage


Region Regionhttps://www.lovethailand.org/

Art, Culture and Heritage Art, Culture and Heritage

Historical Sites and Monuments Historical Sites and Monuments(4)

Landmarks and Memorials Landmarks and Memorials(4)

Royal Palace Royal Palace(1)

Art, Craft Centres, Tradition Art, Craft Centres, Tradition(2)

Museums Museums(10)

Art Gallery Art Gallery(1)

Educational Places Educational Places

Educational Gardens, Farm Educational Gardens, Farm(1)

Training Center Training Center(2)

University University

Places of Worship Places of Worship

Temple Temple(44)

Church Church(1)

Mosque Mosque(2)

Other religious and spiritural sites Other religious and spiritural sites(12)

Suburban Living Suburban Living

Village, Community Village, Community(5)

Local Market Local Market(4)

Floating Market Floating Market(1)

Nature and Wildlife Nature and Wildlife

National Parks and Marine Reserves National Parks and Marine Reserves(2)

Mountain (Doi) Mountain (Doi)(2)

Dam, Reservoir, Lake Dam, Reservoir, Lake(4)

Waterfalls Waterfalls(3)

Caves Caves(3)

Bays and Beaches Bays and Beaches(21)

Islands Islands(7)

Entertainment and Agricultural Entertainment and Agricultural

Zoos and Aquariums Zoos and Aquariums(6)

Animal camps and shows Animal camps and shows(2)

Stadium Stadium(9)

Farm, Parks, Gardens and Ecotourism Farm, Parks, Gardens and Ecotourism(8)

Amusement Park Amusement Park(3)

Waterpark Waterpark(2)

Theater Theater(5)

Cinema Cinema(1)

Outdoor and Adventure Activities Outdoor and Adventure Activities(4)

Shopping Shopping

Shopping and Night Market Shopping and Night Market(1)