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  • Samui: 7-Hour 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour Including Lunch

    1. Samui: 7-Hour 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour Including Lunch

    On this 7-hour wild jungle safari tour, you will be picked up from your hotels in Koh Samui between 10:00 - 11:15 AM and taken on a spectacular adventure up into the mountain and through the Jungle of Koh Samui and then down the other side. All safaris are conducted using authentic rugged ex-army jeeps. It is an exhilarating and rugged experience, but safety is always the highest priority. The first stop on the safari is the famous Grandfather/Grandmother Rocks. Next to the rocks is a quaint market selling all sorts of handmade Thai products and souvenirs. Then you are off to the largest waterfall on the island for a cool swim in the natural spring water: great for healing the mind, body and soul. There are also two exhilarating jungle slides if you’re feeling energetic. Then, experience two zip line cable rides before visiting the Mummified Monk statue in the glass case at the Temple a...

    It was a great excursion but we didn’t realise the waterfall was not in season so there wasn’t much to see at that stop

  • Mu Ko Ang Thong Park: Semi-private Sunset Cruise Tour

    2. Mu Ko Ang Thong Park: Semi-private Sunset Cruise Tour

    Begin your day with a hotel pick-up between 8:30 AM and 9:15 AM. Step aboard our luxury yacht and meet your friendly crew for the day. After a brief description about the yacht’s facilities, safety procedures and what awaits you, take a moment to explore the yacht while familiarizing yourself with one of the many sunny or shaded areas on the decks. Experience a personal service with a maximum of 14 guest on-board the blue dragon classic Thai yacht or 34 guests on-board the red dragon classic Thai yacht with an international chef on-board. Voyage towards the northernmost corner of the park and savor delicious appetizers as you cruise. Explore the magnificent scenery of the Gulf of Thailand, where dolphins and whales make their home. Arrive at Koh Tai Plao where caves, hidden lagoons and white sandy beaches reside. Optional sea kayaking: go for guided sea kayaking along the coastline to...

    Very relaxing with good sunbeds and tasty food. Snorkling and kayaking made my trip, whilst others enjoyed sun bathing.

  • Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

    3. Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

    Begin this exciting full-day safari tour with a pick-up from your hotel between 8:00 and 9:00 AM to depart for the great and impressive Buddha temple with the unique Chinese lady monk statue. Drive up the mountain to enjoy a breathtaking 360° view over the island and enjoy a panoramic lookout from seats on top of the car. At the mountain peak, visit Wat Teepangkorn Temple and see the golden Buddha statue. Explore the magic garden, also known as the secret garden, and stroll through the many stone statues. Enjoy a delicious lunch around noon at a panoramic restaurant with a great view. Next, visit a coconut plantation and witness the local workers doing their daily tasks. Discover also a rubber plantation and its tapping and learn more about the product processing, to then cool down during a swim in the first of the beautiful Namuang Waterfall pools. Continue to the Guan Yu Shrine, cele...

    Excellent day, the guide done a fantastic job, very informative. Saw some wonderful sights from the Buddha’s and temples to the waterfall and secret garden. Highly recommended would do it again.

  • Koh Samui: Coral and Pig Island Private Long Tail Boat Tour

    4. Koh Samui: Coral and Pig Island Private Long Tail Boat Tour

    Start your trip nice and early with pickup from your accommodation before heading to Thong Krut Pier. From there, board a boat to Koh Taen, known for its marine life and coral reefs. Prep your snorkeling gear, jump off the boat, and swim with the friendly sea creatures before proceeding to the other islands. Continue your boat trip, catching glimpses of White Rock Cave Island, Red Ant Island, and Matkhong Island, before stopping at Koh Madsum, otherwise known as Pig Island because of the wild but friendly pigs in the area. Take a few cute selfies with the pigs before you make your way to Koh Tean Marina Bay Resort for some lunch. Afterwards, have free time to enjoy the pristine beach, kayak in the crystal clear waters, stroll through a mangrove forest, do some bird watching, or visit the Big Buddha via golf cart to capture panoramic views from the top. After a full afternoon, make you...

  • Koh Samui: Island Hopping & Snorkeling with Pig Island Visit

    5. Koh Samui: Island Hopping & Snorkeling with Pig Island Visit

    Begin your relaxing day trip with a hotel pick-up in Samui from 8:30 AM to 9:15 AM. Transfer to Koh Samui's inner river jetty, and board the luxury Dragon Yacht departing towards the Five Islands with its spacious sun deck, on board Jacuzzi and comfortable indoor lounge. En route, marvel at the brilliant ocean view around you, seeing caves, amazing beaches and bamboo dwellings hanging off limestone cliffs. Discover some of Samui’s secrets that have remained hidden for generations. The Five Islands hold a mysterious and rarely seen phenomenon: the harvesting of bird nests, or as the locals call it, “White Gold”. On your voyage, you will also see caves, beaches, and bamboo dwellings precariously hanging off of limestone cliffs. Cruise along Koh Samui's coastline to Koh Taen, where you can explore the colorful underwater world in a secluded snorkeling spot. Discover the tropical reef with...

    Incredible trip! Picked us up from our hotel the opposite end of the island. We did snorkeling and saw fish and sting rays, and kayaked to the pig island. Lunch was delicious and prepared fresh on board, and we also had fruit, ice cream and soft drinks. The staff were so friendly and made sure everything ran really smoothly.

  • Koh Samui: ATV Quad Bike Safari Tour

    6. Koh Samui: ATV Quad Bike Safari Tour

    Experience the lush landscapes of Koh Samui combined with the thrill of a quad bike ride on this guided tour. The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel anywhere on the island, and a quick safety briefing with your guide. Then hop on board your authentic Japanese quad bike and travel into Koh Samui’s lush green jungles. On the 1-hour tour, explore the vibrant jungle and visit a selection of panoramic viewpoints that overlook the mountain and ocean. Drive along the river across various terrains on this exhilarating experience that gives you a taste of the 2-hour itinerary. For those opting for the 2-hour tour, ride along dirt tracks winding under lush coconut groves, rubber plantations, and rivers to reach one of the island’s secret waterfalls. There’s also time to visit an epic mountain viewpoint and enjoy some light refreshments to recharge for the rest of the adventure. The w...

    One of the best activities we did in Koh Samui. The path is challenging with lots of twists and turns as well as steep slopes. You actually get to go into the jungle and rubber plantation. High quality quad bikes with a helpful guide.

  • Koh Samui: Muay Thai Class and Dinner at Sunset

    7. Koh Samui: Muay Thai Class and Dinner at Sunset

    After pickup from your accommodation, head to the local boxing gym. There you’ll be given a short introduction to Muay Thai and put through your paces in a warm-up session before the class starts. Learn more about Muay Thai, a local mixed martial art and one of the most beloved sports in Thailand. The sport has some similarities to boxing but also introduces the use of legs, elbows, arms, and shins. Learn the basics of the national sport and work up a sweat as you practice kicks, strikes, and punches. After an hour of Muay Thai action, head to the popular Bophut Beach for a delicious dinner with a view of the sunset. Replenish your body with traditional Thai dishes before strolling around the night market at Fisherman’s Village. Speak to the vendors and perhaps do a spot of souvenir shopping before heading back to your accommodation.

  • Samui International Airport: Private Hotel Transfer

    8. Samui International Airport: Private Hotel Transfer

    Start or end your trip to Koh Samui with minimum stress and pre-book a guaranteed transfer to or from Samui International Airport. Benefit from the services of a ground transportation provider with a large fleet of vehicles to suit your needs. Get a meet and greet on arrival at the airport and a 90-minutes grace time in the event of any delays. Relax in the knowledge that all incoming flights are tracked to adjust meeting times if needed and avoid unexpected extra fees. Sit back and relax as a fully licensed driver navigates the unfamiliar roads. Vehicles are equipped with GPS to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Koh Samui: Off-Road Buggy Jungle Safari

    9. Koh Samui: Off-Road Buggy Jungle Safari

    Your adventure starts with hotel pick up from 9:30-10:00 AM (Morning Program) or 2:00-2:30PM (Afternoon Program). Experience the lush landscapes of Koh Samui, combined with the thrill of a powerful off-road buggy ride on this guided tour. After being picked up from your hotel from anywhere on the island, you'll receive a quick safety briefing with your guide. Then, hop onboard your off-road buggy and travel into Koh Samui’s lush green jungles. On the 1-hour tour, explore the vibrant jungle and visit a selection of panoramic viewpoints that overlook the mountain and ocean. Drive along the river across various terrains on this exhilarating experience that gives you a taste of the 2-hour itinerary. For those opting for the 2-hour tour, ride along dirt tracks winding under lush coconut groves, rubber plantations, and rivers to reach one of the island’s secret waterfalls. There’s also time ...

  • Koh Samui: Private Tour with Jet Skiing and Sunset Dinner

    10. Koh Samui: Private Tour with Jet Skiing and Sunset Dinner

    Start your tour around mid-afternoon with pickup from your accommodation and quick stops at two of Koh Samui’s famous temples. The first stop is the Big Buddha temple, aptly named for a 12-meter tall golden statue of a serene-looking Buddha. Climb to the top of the staircase and see the imposing statue up close in all its grandeur. Known for its colorful designs and mix of Chinese and Thai architecture, Wat Plai Laem’s most eye-catching feature is the huge statue of the 18-arm Guanyin, believed to be the goddess of mercy and compassion. Explore the colorful grounds and spot another large statue of a laughing monk before starting your jet ski adventure. Following a briefing from your instructor, board your jet ski and ride the waves, making the rounds of some of the island’s best beaches. Take in the long stretch of coastline at Bophut Beach, gaze at the turquoise waters of Maenam Beach...

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Planning Your Visit

  • What's the weather like?

    Koh Sumai's weather is generally hot and humid (especially from March to May), with rainy season between September and mid-December. This isn't necessarily a bad time to go, as the rains come and go in short bursts, bringing welcome relief from the heat, as well as quieter beaches and heavy discounts on hotels and all inclusive holiday packages! For good weather November is definitely a month to avoid, however, as the island is hit by monsoons that go through five-year cycles of intensity.

  • How to get there?

    The easiest way to reach Koh Samui is by flying into Samui International Airport, particularly if traveling there following a trip to Bangkok. It's also one of the most charming airports you could ever hope to visit! There are also several boats leaving from Surat Thani. They take about two or three hours (depending on the boat) and leave from Tha Thong, Ban Don, and Donsak piers.

  • Travelling to and from Koh Tao or Krabi

    There is an express boat that runs to Koh Tao from Koh Samui in just 45 minutes, as well as cheaper, slower boat services. From Krabi, the quickest way is to fly, but there are also ferry and bus services, taking approximately four and 11 hours respectively.

Good to know

  • Language
    Thai
  • Currency
    THB
  • Time Zone
    GMT +7
  • Country Code
    +66
  • Best time to visit
    If you visit between December and February, you'll bypass the rainy season. March to September is the warmest time of the year in Koh Samui.

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What people are saying about Koh Samui

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 2,186 reviews

One of the best activities we did in Koh Samui. The path is challenging with lots of twists and turns as well as steep slopes. You actually get to go into the jungle and rubber plantation. High quality quad bikes with a helpful guide.

K Oh was very accommodating, respectful, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend his service. It was our first time on Samui and he made recommendations on sites my family and I would enjoy. His English is very good also.

The itinerary was well planned. The guide is knowledgeable and the driver was excellent. They allowed us ample time at every place to visit. They also organized a pretty good lunch.

It’s first experience for me. Amazing and exiting activity!!! I joined alone but all staffs were kind. I recommend to wear long shirts to protect your arms from some twigs.

Very cool day tour to see some of the island. Well organized, nice guides, good lunch with a nice view. Thank you!