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Ko Ngai: Our most recommended tours and activities

Ko Lanta: 4 Islands Snorkelling Tour by Long Tail Boat

1. Ko Lanta: 4 Islands Snorkelling Tour by Long Tail Boat

Start with pickup from your hotel at 8:30 AM. Board the long tail boat in Koh Lanta's old town and travel first to Ko Chuek known as "Rope Island." Enjoy an opportunity to snorkel early in the morning while there are no currents and the water is amazingly clear and turquoise in color. Next sail to Koh Muk, or "Pearl Island", where the Emerald Cave is located. While in the cave, swim on the hidden beach and the lagoon, in what is the highlight of the day trip.  Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch right on the beach at Koh Ngai, a lush paradise island teeming with colorful fish along its shores. After lunch visit Koh Maa, or "Horse Island." Here you can do more snorkeling, swimming, or relax for the remainder of the afternoon before being returned to Koh Lanta.

Koh Lanta: 4-Island Adventure Tour to Emerald Cave

2. Koh Lanta: 4-Island Adventure Tour to Emerald Cave

Discover 4 of Ko Lanta's most beautiful islands on this activity. After getting picked up from your hotel by speedboat or truck, meet your crew and listen to a quick safety briefing before setting sail. Cruise in a comfortable speedboat towards Koh Mook where you will anchor in front of the spectacular Emerald Cave. Put your lifejacket on and swim through an 80-meter dark tunnel to finally reach a 360° rainforest wall which disappears into the clouds above, protecting a pristine lagoon, hidden within the island. Continue to Koh Kradan and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of a shallow coral reef. At the beach, enjoy a delicious Thai buffet lunch then enjoy a stroll along the bay or relax on the beach's white sands before continuing to your next stop, Koh Chuak, a small island with its own unique charm. Here, snorkel beneath the aquamarine water and discover a new world of coral reefs, fish and other sea creatures. Finally, visit Koh Ngai. Discover complete serenity here as the island has no roads and shops at all. Its the perfect place to relax and bring the day to a close before heading back to your hotel on Koh Lanta.

Koh Ngai: Emerald Cave, Kradan, Chueak Private Longtail Boat

3. Koh Ngai: Emerald Cave, Kradan, Chueak Private Longtail Boat

Start with pickup from your hotel on Koh Ngai at 9:00 AM and travel to the pier. Enjoy a private longtail boat ride towards the Emerald Cave on Koh Mook. Enter the cave by swimming through a 20-meter long tunnel. Enjoy some time to swim and relax on the beach within the cave. At 12:00 PM, set off on the boat once again to the beautiful secluded island of Koh Kradan. Enjoy having the beach to yourself while you sunbathe on the white sand or swim in the crystal-clear waters. Then, enjoy a buffet lunch as you take in your beautiful surroundings. After lunch, sail to Koh Chueak and enjoy an opportunity for some snorkeling through vibrant coral reefs. See a diverse range of colorful tropical fish including clownfish, parrotfish, lionfish, and others. Finally, head back to the pier on Koh Ngai at 4:00 PM and be returned to your hotel.

From Ko Kradan: Private Long-Tail Boat Adventure

4. From Ko Kradan: Private Long-Tail Boat Adventure

Following a morning pickup from your hotel in Ko Kradan, transfer to the pier. Hop aboard your private long-tail boat and head towards the Emerald Cave. Upon arrival, swim your way through the entrance of the cave and the 65-foot tunnel.   Spend some time relaxing in the cave's tranquil, hidden lagoon before heading off to Koh Ngai, a beautiful virgin island. Have the beach to yourself for sunbathing on the white sand, or diving into the crystal-clear waters for a swim. Following, savor a Thai buffet lunch as you soak up the paradisiacal views. Continue on to Ko Chueak for the opportunity to snorkel in the azure waters. Discover the beautiful coral reefs and wide range of tropical fish. See the red and soft coral as well as clownfish, parrotfish, lionfish, and much more. Around 4:00 PM, cruise back to the pier for hotel drop-off.

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What people are saying about Ko Ngai

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 20 reviews

The snorkeling tour was a lot of fun. The first island was nice for snorkeling with access to a bat cave, at the second spot we swam through a cave to a nice location (the guides light the way here). The next spot was again for snorkeling. There were a few jellyfish here, but the guides tried very hard not to let them get too close to us. Lunch was on the beach and super tasty. In between there was enough water and even some fruit. The 45 minute pickup window is a bit long (we ended up waiting almost an hour to be picked up). Overall, the guides were very friendly and took great care of the safety of the participants. We would book the tour again!

I came on a trip alone. Everything was low and awkward, but I could enjoy the trip thanks to the kind guide. I wanted to enjoy more snorkeling, but I couldn't because of the jellyfish. I was scared because it rained heavily on the way back

Everything worked on time and was well organized. The individual spots were sometimes a bit full because of a local holiday, but our tour guide Ya made up for it with his positive manner and cheerfulness.

Very good tour, we were lucky with the view under water and could see a lot of corals and fish. The crew was also very helpful.

Great experience in times of covid almost no one on the scene, we were able to fully enjoy it. Super friendly guide.