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Natural Wonders Of Phuket

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Gibbon at the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
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The tropical island of Phuket Island, Thailand is well known for its beaches,viewing points and its tours. Amazing hotels, restaurants, and different attractions all waiting for the first time visitors as well as returning visitors who have been to the island before.

Temples and shrines tell their stories of history, faith, and courage. Festivals on the Phuket Island, Thailand lets visitors know of the culture surrounding them.

However what makes Phuket Island, Thailand ever better are the natural wonders found on the island not made by man. These are a few of those natural wonders on the island;

Bangpae Waterfall

Better known as the site for the gibbon fund. This is a project designed to return gibbons that have been around people back to the forest. Bangpae is a small waterfall on Phuket Island, Thailand where there is very thick foliage, and a very shady forest. Some gibbons have been released here as their new home.

Another natural wonder on Phuket Island, Thailand is actually known as a view point although a unique viewpoint.

Khao Rang

Located at the top of Khao Rang Hill on Phuket Town's northern border. From this viewpoint on Phuket Island, Thailand you can literally see the southern part of the island. You can also not only view the town below but many of the offshore islands that surround parts of Phuket Island, Thailand.

Khao Phra Taeo Wildlife Park

This park is covered with virgin forest. It is also home to many wild animals, a conservation of some of these animals that might be extinct on this fast growing Phuket Island. The center of study of the environment and the forest vegetation is wonderful. A special rare palm tree grows here too. The White Back Palm tree. This park is also one of Phuket Island's water sources.

Ton Sai Waterfall

An extremely small yet powerful falls which pours large amounts during the rainy season. Near Phuket town, another natural wonder visitors and locals can enjoy on Phuket Island, Thailand.

Mangrove Forest

Also located on Phuket Island this is truly a natural wonder. The man grove has salt water swamps. This eco- system is special and scientists who are searching for explanations about different questions come here to visit this natural wonder.

A nature trail has been cleared for the many visitors who come to Phuket Island, Thailand each year.


Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010


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Yellow Gibbon At Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
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Gibbon at the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
Large gibbon enclosure at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center Phukiet