Ko Lanta is home to a rich diversity of animal and plant life . The Lanta National Marine Park archipelago comprise s over 70 small islands , many of which are uninhabited . The National Park ensures these islands remain truly unspoiled. Many islands nearby have fabulous underwater reef ecosystems, which are home to a huge diversity of marine life and colourful coral formations. Many islands boast magnificent powder-white sandy beaches and are well worth a visit.
Many people come to Ko Lanta to experience some of the world's best scuba diving . The Andaman Sea is home to the most diverse collection of sea-life in the world, providing superb diving and excellent underwater photography. The island also offers many other great activities and tours that are suitable for every member of the family , including snorkeling, hiking , caving, boat tours, fishing and kayaking or you can rent a Jeep or motorbike if you would like to explore the island by yourself.