Koh Samui Discovery Tours will give you the chance to experience a wide range of exciting activities. Koh Samui is the ideal destination for families or singles; for young and old alike. You can discover anything from mummified monks to the famous 'Grandfather and Grandmother' rocks. For those interested in religious imagery, Big Buddha will impress. Nature lovers can visit Ang Thong National Marine Park on a day trip or discover the fascinating coral reefs of Koh Tao & Koh Nang Yuan.
Koh Samui is the largest island in the Gulf of Thailand, followed by its two smaller neighboring islands Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. Diving, snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, and basking on the picturesque jungle-backed beaches on remote islands are popular things to do here, as well as island excursions around the sublime seascape of Ang Thong National Marine Park where visitors can climb to the most spectacular viewpoint in the Gulf of Thailand.
Venture inland and away from the turquoise waters, and you'll discover a jungle paradise that's equally enchanting. If you're up for a slightly steamy but fascinating trek through a tropical forest, set off with an island safari to find Koh Samui's three major waterfalls, secret gardens and Buddhist complexes, a great option for visitors who want to see the best of the island.
A day out to Ang Thong National Marine Park is unforgettable while a jungle safari on Samui itself is a real eye-opener, why not even try a quad bike tour which will take you on the dirt tracks of Samui's hinterland for an exhilarating day of adventure, or even a jetski tour across azure waters to remote and secret islands?
The choice of tours is remarkably varied, with the unifying features being the beautiful landscape of Koh Samui and the assurance that you will almost certainly have a great time. Discover the best tours around Koh Samui below. They offer you great opportunities for sightseeing and action-packed outings during your island holiday.
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The Ang Thong National Marine Park is a pristine archipelago of 42 islands in the Gulf of Thailand. It features towering limestone mountains, thick jungle, white-sand beaches, waterfalls and hidden coves and lakes to explore.
If you take only one tour while you're on vacation in this area, make it a sightseeing tour around Ang Thong National Marine Park, most include a tour through the islands with stops for snorkeling, kayaking, and hikes to spectacular viewpoints, where you can admire this amazing island chain.
Explore the turquoise waters and picturesque islands of Ang Thong Marine Park. Snorkel at remote lagoons, coral reefs and underwater caves, kayak along tropical coastlines and hike to spectacular viewpoints.
Get the most out of your time with a guided VIP full-day speedboat tour, Snorkel at Ang Thong's remote lagoons, coral reefs and underwater caves, kayak along tropical coastlines and hike to spectacular viewpoints.
Relax with tranquil sailing aboard a traditiional sailing yacht to the picturesque islands of Ang Thong Marine Park. Snorkel at remote lagoons and kayak along tropical coastlines, finishing the day under a spectacular sunset.
Join the Big Boat ECO tour, cruise the turquoise waters through the picturesque islands of Ang Thong Marine Park with stops for snorkeling and hiking to viewpoints, where you can admire this amazing island chain.
This semi-private speedboat guided tour to Ang Thong presents an exciting alternative for guests that prefer to avoid the crowds. Stops for snorkeling, kayaking and hiking to spectacular viewpoints are all included.
Board a spacious boat bound for Ang Thong Marine Park on this full-day tour. Cruise the turquoise waters with plenty of snorkeling opportunities, kayak along spectacular coastlines and hike to fantastic viewpoints.
Board the 'Blue Dragon' and sail in tranquility to Ang Thong National Marine Park on a personalized private cruise. This full-day trip heads to one of the most beautiful and spectacular sea destinations in the region.
Experience the turquoise water, thick jungles, and white-sand beaches of Angthong Marine Park on a private luxury speed boat tour that efficiently explores the island chain without wasting any time in transit from Koh Samui.
Join the 'Red Baron' Ang Thong National Marine Park luxury cruise. The Marine Park is a pristine archipelago of 42 islands in the Gulf of Thailand and one of the most beautiful and popular sea destinations in the region.
Eliminate the guesswork of trying to find great snorkeling and kayaking spots in Samui, and instead, hop on a speedboat with a guide to Koh Tan and Koh Madsum islands. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters and kayak along the warm tropical coastlines.
Experience a traditional longtail boat ride from Koh Samui that will make your island-hopping adventure in Thailand easy on this private tour to the remote island's, Koh Tan, Koh Madsum and Koh Rap. Soak up the crystal-clear waters, warm coastlines and pristine beaches.
Take a speedboat and visit two islands—Koh Tan and Koh Madsum—each offering a different experience. Swim and snorkel in crystal-clear waters, kayak along warm tropical coastlines and feed friendly wild wool pigs on 'Pig Island' Koh Madsum.
Cruise Koh Samui’s southern islands on a contemporary yacht, complete with jacuzzi, a spacious sun deck, and internal saloon. Savor a freshly prepared Thai buffet lunch and enjoy door-to-door round-trip transfers on this unique island hopping experience.
Snorkel at top sites around Koh Samui on a full-day speedboat tour. Head first to the crystal-clear waters and coral reef of Koh Tan.
Continue to Koh Madsum and enjoy lunch on the white-sand beach, sunbate, relax and kayak along the warm tropical coastline.
If you prefer active leisure you will definitely enjoy the Koh Samui Jetski Safari guided tour which takes you on an exhilarating day of Marine adventure. Discover Samui's remote islands and snorkel in crystal-clear water on this extreme and thrilling tour.
The best snorkelling in the Gulf of Thailand is waiting for you at Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan, 2 incredibly beautiful islands located just 1 hour north of Samui by speedboat. Koh Tao is pretty much the archetype of a remote tropical island, the island is home to some of Thailand's best coastlines, with pristine white sand, nodding palm trees and glittering blue seas.
Koh Nang-Yuan is actually a group of 3 tiny islets off Koh Tao's northwest coast. The sandbar beach that links the islands together is iconic and probably the most photographed part of the area, a short hike up to the viewpoint provides great photo opportunities.
Discover the beautiful coral reefs at Hin Wong and other bays. Enjoy the sandbar beaches of Koh Nang Yuan, formed by sea currents interacting with the 3 peaks of the island – they are unique and should not be missed. So far from civilisation, while still being easily reached by any one of our featured tours, Koh Tao is the idyllic tropical island paradise.
Snorkel at world renowned dive sites in Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan Islands. Enjoy a delicious lunch, sunbathe, swim on a pristine white sand beach and trek to one of Thailand's most famous viewpoints. Upon return stop by a hidden beach on Koh Phangan.
Discover the dramatic coral landscapes on the fascinating coral reefs of Koh Tao & Koh Nang Yuan on this full-day guided speedboat tour. Underwater adventures in Koh Tao provide an unforgettable experience at islands that are listed in the top 10 most beautiful in the world!
Enjoy snorkeling at world renowned dive sites in Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan Islands, a delicious lunch, kayaking, sunbathing and swimming on a pristine white sand beach and trek to one of Thailand's most panoramic viewpoints on this guided speedboat tour.
The best islands near Koh Samui are the top choices for island-hopping adventures in the Gulf of Thailand. It's quite a popular activity in Samui as this tourist hot spot features a good range of other islands lying a reasonable distance off its shore. Situated one hour by speedboat northwest of Koh Samui , the simply stunning Ang Thong National Marine Park is an archipelago that comprises 42 pristine islands.
Two large islands, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, respectively located 12 km and 60 km north of Samui, also offer an extremely pleasant getaway for the day or longer stays. Discover the best island-hopping destinations around Koh Samui below. They offer you great opportunities for sightseeing and action-packed outings during your island holiday.
Enjoy the waters around Koh Samui like a VIP aboard a luxury speedboat on a thrilling and unique private charter island excursion to Koh Phangan. This 4-hour private cruise, stops at remote beaches for swimming, relaxing and snorkeling along the way.
Escape the crowds and enjoy the waters around Koh Samui aboard a luxury speedboat on a private thrilling and unique island hopping and snorkeling excursion. This 4-hour private cruise will take you to Samui's most beautiful and picturesque islands.
Escape the crowds and experience the turquoise water, thick jungles, and white-sand beaches of Ang Thong Marine Park on a private luxury speedboat guided tour that efficiently explores the island chain without wasting any time in transit from Koh Samui.
This semi-private tour guarantees a maximum of 12 guests on board with English-speaking guides providing a personalised experience. The attentive guides will accompany you as you snorkel, kayak and make your way to the famous Emerald Lagoon.
Enjoy swimming, kayaking along warm tropical coastlines, snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters, and an exclusive feeding experience on Pig Beach with friendly wild wool pigs at Koh Tan and Koh Madsum on this guided island hopping speedboat tour.
Discover the stunning landscape and beauty of the Samui archipelago on an exclusive cruise complete with authentic Italian cuisine on a private yacht charter with your own skipper and hostess. Relax on deck, swim, snorkel and visit remote island's.
Koh Phangan Full Moon Party is world-famous and its ancestral home is the crescent cove of Haad Rin Beach on the southernmost tip of Phangan Island in Thailand. More than 12 powerful sound systems turn the 800-metre beach into a most lively open-air nightclub once a month, with a festival-like atmosphere, great music and plenty of booze. This one-of-a-kind event is routinely listed on bucket lists as one of the essential Thailand experiences that you have to see and experience once in a lifetime.
The best way to get to the legendary celestial party in Koh Pangan from Koh Samui is to book a Full Moon Party tour with a reputable travel and tours office, which will limit the number of passengers, provide life vests, include round trip hotel transfers between Koh Samui and Bangrak Pier and a round trip to Koh Phangan from Samui, these tours also run throughout the night and will give you flexibility to arrive and leave as you please.
Travel comfortably from Koh Samui to the full moon party at Hat Rin Beach on Koh Phangan by speed boat of Mr. Tu and choose among 4 departure times from 7pm to 10pm. Return back the next morning every hour from 1am to 5am. Join the best party crowd on the planet and travel worry-free with a prebooked round-trip ticket.
Koh Phangan’s Full Moon Party is famous around the world and a must-see for travelers visiting the Island. With this tour, party the night away on Haadrin Beach. Best of all, round-trip ferry transfers by speedboat and hotel pickup and drop off from Koh Samui are included so there’s no need to worry about getting to and from the event.
Join the best party crowd on the planet and travel worry-free with a pre-booked round-trip ticket that picks up with aircondition vehicle and drops you off at your hotel, at the time of your choice, and Returns transfers to Koh Samui are offered on a flexible schedule between 1 am, 2 am or and 3 am after the party by speedboat.
Soar across the the Koh Samui rainforest from tree to tree on a zipline adventure that provides you perfect aerial views of the island. Challenge yourself to a series of thrilling zipline rides that link platforms high up in the trees via multiple cables at speeds nearing 80 km/h using nothing but the force of gravity. Following the route with help from a team of experienced, professional instructors, you'll experience the tropical atmosphere of Samui in an active, unforgettable way.
Enjoy 3 natural attractions and 1 exciting zipline ride, all for a great cost in a well-developed location. Get impressive views and stunning photo opportunities at Lamai Viewpoint, within easy reach of beautiful Lamai Beach.
With a professional instructor, experience a ziplining adventure through Koh Samui's tropical jungle. Soar across the rainforest with breathtaking views. This activity lets you enjoy a bird's eye view of the lush jungle below in an active and unforgettable way.
Following an experienced and professional instructor, fly from tree to tree in the Koh Samui rainforest on a 1-hour zipline adventure that gets you perfect aerial views of the island. Challenge yourself to a series of thrilling rides that link 9 platforms.
If you prefer active leisure you will definitely enjoy a ride through the untamed jungle of Koh Samui, its mountain rivers and natural obstacles on a powerful All-Terrain-Vehicle for an exhilarating day of adventure. The mountain trails on Koh Samui are extremely adventurous to explore with an ATV. In some places, you will cross parts of the dense rainforest, dried-up river beds, waterfalls, fantastic viewpoints, and small inhabited temple complexes where you would never expect to find them.
Suitable for anyone over 12 years old, an ATV jungle safari adventure will drive you through the unique terrain of Koh Samui's lush jungle and rainforest. All vehicles are in top condition and pass a maintenance check before every trip. Accident insurance is also included and an experienced guide and trainer will accompany your group at all times.
Pump up the adrenaline and experience a different side of Samui on a 2-hour guided off-road all-terrain vehicle safari, which will take you on the dirt tracks of Samui's largely untouched jungle for an exhilarating day of adventure.
With a Samui X Quad jungle adventure tour on a diverse track around the island, on various off-road terrains of sand and soil, and up to the island's largest waterfall and highest vantage points, there's nothing to stop you from having a blast on Koh Samui!
If you prefer active leisure while you're on vacation, you will definitely enjoy a ride through the untamed jungle of Koh Samui, its mountain rivers and natural obstacles on a powerful 4WD ATV. An experienced guide accompanies the group at all times.
A half-day or full-day island city tour takes you around Samui, making sure you see the most interesting and unforgettable sights of the island. During these tours, you'll drop by the Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks, pay a visit to the famous Big Buddha, visit the Kunaram Temple (the site of Samui's mummified monk), Lad Koh Viewpoint and various other attractions. It's a great option for visitors who want to see the best of the island.
Drop by the Hin Ta Hin Yai Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks, pay a visit to the famous Big Buddha, visit the Khunaram Temple (the site of Samui's mummified monk), Lad Koh Viewpoint and Na Muang Falls Koh Samui's largest waterfalls.
Pay a visit to the famous Big Buddha, experience a living and active temple at wat Plai Laem, soak up the vistas at Lad Koh Viewpoint, drop by Hin Ta Hin Yai rock formations, and visit Wat Khunaram before heading to Koh Samui's largest waterfall.
With this around the island half-day city tour to Buddhist complexes, viewpoints, famous landmarks, and hiking through mostly untouched jungle to the island's largest waterfalls, there's nothing to stop you from simply having an amazing time!
Enjoy a full-day jungle adventure in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle through Koh Samui, and discover some of its most beautiful natural sites. On an action-packed full-day jungle Safari you'll tour some of the island's finest landmarks, like refreshing waterfalls (Na Muang and Tar Nim), the famous 'Mummified Monk', the hidden Magic Garden, rubber plantations and fruit orchards and ascend to some the highest vantage points on the island.
With a memorable jungle safari adventure, you'll get to see the genuine side of Koh Samui and meet some friendly locals throughout the day.
This popular full-day action-packed jungle safari on Koh Samui will take you to some of the most famous attractions and highest viewpoints on the island. Waterfalls, Buddhist complexes, viewpoints and nature are all included in this island tour.
This is a great pick for travelers interested in seeing a mix of natural wonders, temples, and shrines in a day. Visit Big Buddha Temple, Wat Plai Laem, Guan-Yu Shrine, the Secret Buddha Garden, Na Muang Waterfall, and see lots more incredible scenery along the way.
Venture into Samui jungles and rainforest on this thrilling 6-hour Jeep safari. Visit the Magic Buddha Garden, Namuang waterfall, tour a rubber plantation, and enjoy lunch with a mountain view, waterfalls, viewpoints, landmarks are all included in this island tour.
The best dive sites in Koh Samui offer marvelous underwater scenery, teeming with a wide range of fish and corals. You'd be hard-pressed to find better sites within a short distance of each other. Visibility is generally excellent year-round. On your dive excursions, you'll also come across exotic marine animals like whale sharks, giant groupers, scribbled filefish and yellowtails.
Many people head to the beautiful Koh Tao to learn diving. Koh Tao offers world class diving, attracting divers of all levels who come to experience the marine life and the colorful coral seascapes the area has to offer. Diving is an attractive and rewarding holiday experience in the Gulf of Thailand. Diving is an attractive and rewarding holiday experience in the Gulf of Thailand.
This course includes round-trip transfers from Koh Samui and accommodation in Koh Tao.
This course includes round-trip transfers from Koh Samui and accommodation in Koh Tao.
This course includes training in a simming pool before heading out to open water.
Certified divers from beginner to advanced can participate on this tour that visits great dive spots in the Gulf of Thailand.
Experience the underwater life of the Chumphon Archipelago on a full-day scuba diving tour that includes two dives.
Discover the underwater worlds of Thailand on a dive trip from Samui. Head to 'Sail Rock' and embark on dives at two different locations.
If you enjoy adventure, you'll love a big game fishing tour off the coast of Koh Samui. An experienced captain and crew will take you to the richest waters around the island, where the big underwater fish typically come to feed. Small islands you will visit during the day include Koh Madsum, Koh Tan, and Koh Rap. The specific itinerary will depend on the time of year, as the schools of fish migrate throughout the year.
Enjoy the company of elephants in Koh Samui. Learn about the personal history of the resident elephants and participate in feeding these incredible beasts at Samui Elephant Sanctuary. All proceeds raised from visits and donations, are contributed to elephant welfare. Samui Elephant Sanctuary rescue elephants, feed them, provide veterinary care as well as land and infrastructure for them to live on. This is a great day out especially for small children.
If you enjoy adventure, you'll love this big game fishing tour off the coast of Koh Samui. An experienced captain and crew will take you to the richest waters and around remote island's where the fish typically come to feed, including Koh Madsum, Koh Tan and Koh Rap.
Join the secret island's fishing and snorkeling trip and head to the islands off the coast of Koh Samui. This longtail boat adventure tour includes lunch, snorkeling gear, fishing equipment, visits to two remote islands and round-trip hotel transfers.
Enjoy the company of elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Learn about the personal history of the resident elephants and participate in feeding these incredible beasts. All proceeds raised from visits and donations, are contributed to elephant welfare.
See how Elephants live their life in the real Nature. Spending quality time with elephants will make you realize the importance of conserving these gentle giants for future generations to appreciate.
All proceeds raised from visits and donations, are contributed to elephant welfare.
Enjoy a private guided tour, starting from Ko Samui to Koh Phangan and then on Koh Tao with a private guided 6-Day Tour. The tour includes accommodation, round trip Airport transfers, stops to all the must-see attractions at each of the islands, scuba diving and snorkeling in Koh Tao.
Take the stress out of your trip to Koh Samui and book a private or shared airport transfer in advance to take you to where you need to go. Meet your driver at the arrivals gate or be collected from your hotel, private accommodation, ferry pier or any location in Koh Samui upon departure.
This one-of-a-kind event is routinely listed on bucket lists as one of the essential Thailand experiences that you have to see and experience once in a lifetime. As many as 30,000 partygoers gather on the famous strip of sand (Haad Rin) to party in the glow of Earth's nearest celestial neighbor, well into dawn - the Full Moon Party!