Popular Outdoor Activities in Koh Samui

Koh Samui is the ideal destination for those looking for great outdoor activities. You can greatly broaden your perspective, learn more about the island and its people or simply have a great time. Spend an unforgettable day out at Angthong National Park or enjoy a jungle safari on Samui. A full day chartered day trip is a great way to explore the island and if you are a golf enthusiast, there is a full choice of golf courses where you can indulge in a great game. While wind surfing is a popular sport, rock climbing is the latest addition that is capturing the fancy of the visitors. While in Koh Samui, here are some outdoor activities that you can enjoy.Sea safari in Angthong National ParkVarious day trips are available that take you to explore the stunning island chain of Angthong Marine Park. The tours take you to three different islands – Wao Island, Tai Phow Island and Mae Kho Island. There is much that you can do on the islands from enjoying the secluded beaches and kayaking to exploring secluded lagoons and stunning viewpoints. Besides, you also have the opportunity to go elephant trekking or indulge in a fish spa.Elephant trekking in Koh SamuiThe mighty elephant is Thailand’s national animal and a symbol of royalty and strength. Samui’s tropical rainforests are best experienced on elephant back. These jungle trips pass exotic fauna and flora, and stop along refreshing waterfalls along the way, including the island’s most famous waterfall, Namuang 1, where you can dismount and take a refreshing dip.Snorkelling tours in Koh SamuiThe tour operators will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to board a speed boat at Bophut pier. From there you will proceed to Koh Nang Yuan where you can see the sandbar beaches that have been formed by the interaction of ocean’s currents with the three peaks of the island. These formations are unique to the world and are sure to mesmerize you with their beauty. You can also enjoy snorkelling in clear waters and encounter some fascinating marine life. The trip will then take you to Koh Tao (Turtle Island) where you can snorkel, sunbath or just relax under the coconut trees.Accommodation in Koh SamuiThe island has several accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets from luxury Koh Samui villas, as standalone units and part of estates and resorts, to hotels and budget guesthouses. Given that it is a popular holiday destination, it is advisable to book your rental well in advance.

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