Koh Hong is an island located in the Gulf of Thailand, in Cambodia's coastal waters, 10 km (6 miles) south of Koh Kong town, as part of Koh Kong Province. Koh Hong Island is the largest island of Cambodia. It has a total area of 100 km2 (39 ml2).
Koh Hong Island stretches 19.5 km (12 miles) from North to South and 6 km (4 miles) from East to West on average. Passe de Lamdam strait that separates the island from mainland in the north is less than 1,640 ft (500 m) wide. The southern tip of the island lies less than 4 km (2 miles) off mainland. The strait is the gateway to Bay of Koh Kong in the East, with an area of 135 km2 (52 ml2).
The only settlements are tiny fishing villages: Phumi Thmei (Khmer for new village) on the eastern coast, Phumi Koh Kong on the western and Alatang on the south-eastern corner. The interior is hilly with the highest peak situated in the north rising up to 1,181 ft (360 m). Rugged rock formations create a wealth of waterfalls. Rivers which drain the mountains end in countless lagoons and freshwater estuaries, flanked by splendid beaches.
The north end of the island is controlled by the military. Have in mind that camping is allowed on the 5th and 6th beaches (at your own risk) and also at the military post in Alatang village.
The entire eco-region of Koh Hong island remains in relatively original state. It is home to a variety of amphibians and reptiles, fungi, invertebrates and plants. Large areas of the eastern coast and Bay of Koh Hong are engulfed in mangrove forests, a basis for variety of marine and aquatic species. The giant moth Attacus atlas is found on the island. There are also whale sharks, dolphins, Snapper fish, Parrot fish, Grouper fish, king fish, Wahoo fish, Cobia fish, swordfish, Barracuda, wahoo fish, Sea turtle, crabs, shrimp and squid.
Koh Hong Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Koh Hong Island dock (anchor) at Koh Kong - port town on the western coast.
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1 May, 2017