Your journey will start at your hotel between 07:15 a.m. and 07:30 a.m. where you driver will come to pick you up.
This activity is designed to make you discover the spectacular Ang Thong Marine Park. The Park is famous from the world successful book "The Beach" then adapted into a movie starring Dicaprio.
You will first embark on a 23 meters long fully equipped boat, and leave the jetty (at Nathon Pier) around 08:00 a.m. towards the Northwest coast of Koh Samui. This boat will permit you to relax, lunch and sunbathe while not kayaking. The great advantage is that you will also be able to explore more sites.
The boat will bring you to Ang Thong Marine Park in about 2 hours. You will then have time to enjoy a light breakfast composed of croissant and fresh fruits while experiencing the beautiful scenery of the Angthong Marine Park, Koh Phangan, and Koh Samui.
Your day will be composed of 3 parts:
1- The Marine Park
You will be given a briefing on the day's activities of kayaking snorkeling and sightseeing by your tour guide upon entering the tranquil waters of the Marine Park. Also, to fully enjoy your paddling, your tour guide will give you an introduction on how to maneuver your kayak. It is not necessary to have previous experience in kayaking to enjoy your day.
For the kayak excursion, the world’s number one sit-on-top sea kayak is composing the fleet.
2- The Emerald Lake aka "Green Lagoon."
After reaching the Angthong Marine Park, you will start your first kayaking experience on the southern end of “Ko Mae Ko”.
Your guide will lead you by kayak along the coast line until you reach the white, sandy beach of “Ko Mae Ko”,
When ashore the next adventure begins with the sightseeing at the astonishing “Green Lagoon” or “Emerald Lake”, a hidden saltwater lake inside of “Ko Mae Ko”. After all this action it is time for lunch! A selection of delicious Thai dishes will be available at the lunch buffet on the boat. Enjoy your lunch on-board the tour boat while it cruises through the breathtaking scenery, from “Ko Mae Ko” to the northern part of Angthong Marine Park with “Ko Tai Plao” as your destination for the second kayaking trip.
3- Caves and Tunnels exploration
Re-energized from your lunch, the tour guide will then lead you with your kayak through magical tunnels, into mysterious caves, and along bizarre rock formations. After the second kayak trip, the Boat will proceed at the islands of “Ko Tai Plao” so you can experience and discover the underwater world of the Marine National Park.
On the kayak day tour, you will also see the dozens of dreamy deserted beaches of the Marine Park. You should keep your eyes and ears alert while kayaking and cruising through the park, as you might be lucky to see the families of whales, dolphins and monkeys that make this spectacular park their home. And be sure to keep your camera at the ready to capture those unforgettable images of the kayak day tour that will stay with you forever.
The all Itinerary:
07:30 a.m.: Pick up from your Hotel by air-conditioned Minibus.Pickup from Chaweng Beach will be at 07:15am
08:00 a.m.: The boat departs Koh Samui from Nathon pier. Light breakfast on the boat
10:00 a.m.: Arrival at Angthong Marine National Park. Start the first session of kayaking in the morning along the island of Ko Mae Ko
11:00 a.m.: Visit the viewpoint and the Green Lagoon (Emerald Lake) at Ko Mae Ko
11:45 a.m.: Lunch (selection of Thai dishes and salad) onboard the boat as it travels to the northern islands
12:30 p.m.: Second kayak tour – Explore small caves, lakes and beaches at Koh Tai Plao. Snorkeling also in this area
14:45 p.m.: Depart the Marine Park for Koh Samui
16:30 p.m.: Return transfer to your Hotel
*Please note that the price includes:
- Hotel transfer
- Light Breakfast (Croissants & fresh fruits)
- Boat Transfer
- Sea Kayak morning and afternoon
- Waterproof dry bags for Cameras
- Soft Drinks & Fresh Fruits
- Thai Buffet Lunch
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Life vests
- Cave Kayaking
- Green Lagoon Visit
- English/German/Thai speaking Guides
- Marine Park entrance fee
**Please note the following information:
- It is possible to start the journey from Koh Phangan ( Its is recommend to take the Lomprayah Catamaran as they arrive right next to the tour boat in Nathon.)
- Children under 6 years old are FOC
- No previous experience in kayaking is needed
***Recommendations on what to bring along:
- Swimming costume
- a towel
- sun cream, sunglasses, a hat
- a spare t-shirt to wear while kayaking
- rubber sandals or flip-flops
- a little pocket money to buy a drink on the beach