Laemson is situated on the Andaman sea coast in Ranong and Phang Nga provices. The 315 square kilometers park consists of approximately 60 km of coastline and 15 islands. Roughly 85% of total area is open water. The park was established on 19 August 1983.
In the sea around the islands and offshore coral reefs, sea grass beds, mangrove swamps can be found. On the land the mangrove forest covers around half of coast area in the park.
Wildlife The park is a home for more than 130 bird species of which over 50% are residents. Mammals found in the park include commom treeshrew, Malayan flying lemur, Slow loris, Pig-talied macaque, crab eating macaque, nanded langur, masked plam civet, mouse deer.
Beaches and islands are the main pieces for the visitors. Boats can be hired to explore the sea and its islands.
How to get there From Ranong town take the highway no. 4 to the south to Kapoe. Drive for about 46 km and there is a sign with a turn off road to the right (to the west) heading to the park headquarters.
Accommodations and facilities At headquarters there are 3 bungalows and a long house. On Mu Ko Kam Yai island is a single long house.
Contact address Headquarters Laemson National Park
Ranong Province 85000