Ao Phang Nga National Park (Phang Nga Bay National Park)

James Bond Island or Ko Tapu in Phang Nga Bay

Ko Tapu (Tapu Island) is a 20 m tall islet in front of the Khao Phing Kan islands, in the Phang Nga Bay, in Thailand. The island belongs to the Phang Nga National Park and since 1974 is also known as James Bond Island, because the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun was filmed there. / Cr: Wikivoyage

Ao Phang Nga National Park (Phang Nga Bay National Park) is known for its limestone rock formations. It has more than 40 islands with beautiful cliffs, caves and the largest remaining mangrove forests in Thailand.

Phang Nga Bay is one of the most beautiful bays of Thailand. It is famous for its gravity-defying limestone formations. Most travellers visit Ko Khao Phing Kan, that since 1974, when it was featured in the James Bond film “The Man with the Golden Gun“, has been popularly called James Bond Island. In front of it is Ko Tapu, probably the most characteristic islet of the bay and often seen on tourist brochures.

Ao Phang Nga National Park is in the province of Phang Nga, between the provinces Phuket and Krabi. It is north of the Ko Yao islands.

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