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The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation says it’s still waiting to hear from the Natural Resources and Environment Minister if the re-opening of Maya Bay can go ahead. The hugely popular tourist draw was expected to re-open from January 1 and Damras Phoprasit from the DNP says he’s already reassured Minister Varawut Silpa-archa that the newly-constructed pier is ready. The pier, built at Loh Samah Bay, will be the main arrival point for tourists visiting Maya Bay, the famed location of the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio film, The Beach. According to a Thai PBS World report, the Environment […]

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Who is going to control the amount of visitors per day? The last time I was there obviously before it closed was around Songkran time and even then out boat couldn't pull in because of the amount of other boats, you couldnt appreciate the natural beauty because of the amount of people there, I was talking to one of them rangers and he said in high season maybe 10,000 visitors per day.


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