Welcome to Ko Samui

Ko Samui is like a well-established Hollywood celebrity: she's outrageously manicured, has lovely blonde tresses and has gracefully removed all of her wrinkles without more than a peep in the tabloids. She's been in the tourism business longer than almost any other Thai island, but rather than becoming passe, she's embraced a new generation of resort goers, many of them upscale. Academy Award–winning holidays here... Read More

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$849 Nature & wildlife

Southern Thailand Sojourn

From Bangkok nightclubs that never close to laid-back beachside drinks on Koh Tao, experience the energy of southern Thailand. Hike through the magnificent lowland rainforest of Khao Sok National Park, where tigers still roam, or laze in a riverside hammock. This is your trip—so tread your own path. With an expert CEO leading the way, you're free to snorkel beautiful coral reefs or work on your tan. Enjoy the best of the beachside sun and backpacker nightlife in nine amazing days.

$999 Nature & wildlife

Thailand Island Hopping

Relax under swaying palm trees then jump into crystal-clear waters – spend time island-hopping through the best of southern Thailand's islands. The itinerary changes seasonally, but you'll get a memorable experience no matter what time of year you visit. Snorkel the warm waters and meet the friendly locals while enjoying this tropical paradise. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands’ beaches – it’s your choice.

$101.48 Water sports

Sea Kayaking at Ang Thong National Marine Park from Koh Samui

When you first fly into Koh Samui you will have seen the clusters of islands, one of these areas is called the Ang Thong National Marine Park. One of the best ways to explore this area is by "Sea Canoe" giving you a far more rewarding experience than looking from afar. Your hand picked local guides will offer a wealth of information.Board a fully equipped 23 metre 3 level Escort boat. A light breakfast is served as we depart Koh Samui. Arrive Ang Thong National Marine Park and commence the first kayak trip traveling along the coastline of Koh Mae Koh. Along this course you will cruise beneath huge rock over hangings and experience some of the most beautiful beach in Thailand. Arrive at the beach of Talay Nai or the Green Lagoon. Ascending the carefully constructed stairs and wooden walkways, passing through dense rainforest and deep ravines, at the top you will witness one of the greatest sights in the Park. Once an enormous cavern, but now after its' ceiling collapsed, Talay Nai is a saltwater lake within the Island and a haven to a wide variety of marine life. Boarding the Escort boat again enjoying your lunch as we cruise through the magnificent scenery of the northern region of the Park. Making our way to Koh Wao or Tai Plao, and area where most other tours will not visit, but are the most spectacular and exciting for kayaking and snorkeling. Here you will kayak amongst bizarre rock formations and venture into hidden lagoons and caves. After you will explore the underwater sights snorkeling, and it is recommended that you keep your eyes open for families of dolphins or the occasional sea turtle in these waters. Also experience the once in a lifetime thrill of Kayaking alongside the awesome and majestic Whale Shark. Depart the Park and head back to Koh Samui to your hotel.

$60.65 Adventure

Koh Samui 4WD Jeep Jungle Tour

Off the beaten track and through the jungles of Koh Samui is today's adventure tour. See the real jungle on this island from the back of an open top 4WD jeep. The roads are rough and unsurfaced, so hang onto your hats!Travel through the jungle, across rivers and hidden valleys and to waterfalls in the forest. One of the highlights of this tour is definitely the view from the highest point on the island.This is a full day out and lunch will be served at a small mountain restaurant.

$28.54 Sightseeing tours

Koh Samui Round Island Sightseeing Tour

Koh Samui is a popular boutique island that is favorite to many travelers of all kinds. Situated in the lower gulf of Thailand it offers that 'coconut' feel and boasts some of the best beaches and resorts in the country. As the name suggests this tour will take you around the island to see a number of the highlights and attractions Koh Samui has to offer.The 'Big Buddha', Samui's most popular attraction sits 15 meters tall and is a monumental landmark on the islands north coast. Grandpa and Grandma Rocks (or locally known as 'Hin Ta and Hin Yai') are natural rock formations that raise indulgent chuckles from those who go to see them. Namuang waterfall and Nathon town are just a some other examples of the places you will visit on this tour.

$86.61 Water sports

Koh Nang Yuan and Koh Tao Snorkeling Tour from Koh Samui

Explore paradise on the islands of Koh Nang Yuan and Koh Tao with this full-day snorkeling tour form Koh Samui. Travel by speedboat to the three islets of Koh Nang Yuan, where you can swim and snorkel around coral reef. Then continue to your second destination for a beachside lunch and enjoy some of the best marine spots in the Gulf of Thailand. For the combination of fantastic scenery above and below the water, this tour is simply a must.After hotel pickup on Koh Samui, travel by speedboat to the island of Koh Nang Yuan. With three smaller islands making up this amazing destination, all connected by a large sandbank, Koh Nang Yuan offers an unbroken stretch of clean white sand to relax on. You’ll find fabulous corals and an amazing array of brightly colored fish in the crystal-clear, warm waters where sea turtles are also a common sight.Spend your time swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing at this postcard-perfect spot before continuing on to Koh Tao. The island gets its name (translated as Turtle Island) due to its shape, and is renowned as one of the most scenic places for diving and snorkeling in the Gulf of Thailand. (Hint: You might spot sea turtles here too!)After lunch is served, dive into the crystalline water to explore the corals and abundant marine life along secluded Aow Leuk or Leam Tien beaches, one of which will be visited (subject to weather and water conditions). Rest assured that both options provide plenty of picturesque vistas for swimming and snorkeling.In the late afternoon, hop back aboard the speedboat for the return ride to Koh Samui with drop-off at your hotel.