Kung Krabane Wildlife Reserve is under the administration of Kung Krabane bay Study, according to Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives’s law of year 1999. Its area consists of dry evergreen forest, deciduous forest, beach forest, and mangrove forest. It has 11,370 rais (about 5,000 acres). The area of the reserve covers Klongkhud sub-district, and Rumpun sub-district, Tamai district Chandraburi, and also Sanamchai sub-district, Na Yay Arm district, Chandraburi.
Kung Krabane Wildlife Sanctuary serves as research and study facility to develop the area of Chandraburi coasts. A project of this facility is for the people who are interested in studying nature and to educate people about environment of the mangrove forest to make the best use of nature. There is a bridge through the mangrove forest which takes 30 to 45 minutes to cross. The bridge is a nature studying path for biologists and other people alike. The bridge is 1,600 meters long and has signs for each area of the forest. There is also an area of herbs around the reserve.The restoration of the forest project is funded by locals and government organizations.
The project has been proven effective due to the result of better environment and the increasing of endangered wildlife in the reserve like mouse-deer, and Indian Muntjac. This reassures the result of this project. The project also aims to educate villagers to care for the environment and preserve this reserve for the next generations. A club has been established to distribute the knowledge of this project to the people. This preserve has been given a reward on the best Wildlife Preserving and Managing of the year 2006.
The Reserve opens daily on 6.30 am.-6.00 pm.
Kung Krabaen Wildlife Sanctuary
Location: Khlong Khut, Tha Mai, Chanthaburi 22120 Thailand