The closure of the island was announced by Rawai Municipality in a notice posted on Facebook today (Mar 24).
According to local authorities, the island will be reserved for the participants of a drug rehabilitation program organised by Mueang Phuket District Office.
Rawai Municipality did not provide any further details regarding the closure or the camp that will be operating on the island. It is understood, that nothing else besides not crossing the bridge to the island required from local resident and people visiting the area.
JohnC | 25 March 2023 - 09:13:26