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Conserve the Endangered Animals through Seagrass Preservation

Bo Hin, Amphoe Sikao, Trang

Seagrasses air a crucial part of the coastal environment and without them, the endangered animals; such as, dugongs and sea turtles, are on the verge of extinctions. Recipient of the Award of Excellence in the category of Tourism Support and Promotion Organisations at the 2013 Thailand Tourism Award, Bo Hin Farmstay provides a unique ecotourism experience to visitors amidst Trang’s peaceful natural surroundings. Apart from exploring the local fishermen’s cage culture practices and joining the mangrove reforestations activity, visitors can also spend time learning about seagrasses and the importance of their conversation. Seagrasses play multiple ecological roles in the coastal ecosystem, and Bo Hin Farmstay established a “Seagrass Seedlings Bank” to help preserve the biodisverit in Thailand. Seagrass Planting: Mature seeds are cultured in an aerated seawater aquarium for around 90 days before they are ready to be planted. After learning about the seagrass conservation and breeding method. visitors are invited to participate in planting the seagrass at Ao Bun Khong. Bo Hin Farmstay conducts two different seagrass culture and planting techniques, in the ground or place the biodegradable bagrass container that contains the seedlings grown in the sediment into the ground. Recommended time of visit: From November to June. The seagrasses can only be planted dring low tide and not during the rainy season. Please check with Bo Hin Farmstay for the most suitable time.

Activity

Hat Pak Meng

Located around 15 kilometres from Bo Hin Farmsta, Hat Pak Meng is a 5-kilometre-long beach in a crescent moon shape and fringed by shady pine forest. From the beach, visitors can enjoy catching a beautiful views of Ko Meng, an island that resembles a pers

Trang Archipelago

A part of the Trang Archipelago, Ko Kradan is a picturesque island with a magnificent underwater world. Located nearby is Ko Mak, an island where visitors can enjoy snorkelling, as well as taking a boat ride during low tide to visit Tham Morakot or the Em

Tham Le Khao Kop

About a one-hour drive from Bo Hin Farmstay takes visitorsto Tham Le Khao Kop, which consists of many small caves with stream flowing through layers of rocks, stalactites, and stalagmites.

Example of a Daily Schedule

  • Remark: Recommended time of visit: From November to June. The seagrasses can only be planted dring low tide and not during the rainy season. Please check with Bo Hin Farmstay for the most suitable time.

Contact Information

  • Bo Hin Farmstay
  • 145/1 Mu 2, Tambon Bo Hin, Amphoe Sikao, Trang 92150
  • Tel. Tel. +668 1892 7440