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Our most recommended Southern Thailand and Andaman Coast Natural Attractions & National Parks

  • Phuket: 4-Island Private Speedboat Charter Tour

    1. Phuket: 4-Island Private Speedboat Charter Tour

    Following pickup from your hotel at 8:00AM from Phuket, Patong-Kata, Karon, or Rawai Beach, you will check-in to the Phuket Marina. Following that, enjoy a private trip to 4 islands by a speedboat charter service from Phuket, benefiting from a personalized timetable as you set sail for an exciting island adventure. Board your private speedboat and head to Pranang Beach, a secluded peninsula. Just a short walk away is Pranang Cave, commonly known as Princess Cave, the goddess of the ocean. Learn about its origin and how local fishermen give offerings to the goddess, as you spend time sunbathing, swimming, exploring, or taking photos with your friends and family. Later, hop back onto the speedboat and head to Tup Island. This is an exotic tropical island where you can snorkel in the crystal clear water and explore the beach by foot. When the tide is low, you can walk along the white sand...

  • From Phuket Or Khao Lak: Phi Phi Islands Early Bird Tour

    2. From Phuket Or Khao Lak: Phi Phi Islands Early Bird Tour

    This early bird Phi Phi Islands speedboat tour is a must-do for Thailand travelers. This tour is the top seller in Phuket and visits all the famous spots of the beautiful Phi Phi islands, its pristine beaches and landscapes. Start your tour very early in order to arrive at the islands before the regular tours. Make your first stop at the island Phi Phi Leh, with its beautiful Maya Bay, famous from the Hollywood movie The Beach, and the Phi Phi Leh Lagoon. Take time for a refreshing swimming break in the lagoon. After this, continue your tour to Phi Phi Don to climb up to the viewpoint. Enjoy the amazing views from the top of the island and get a glimpse of the town. Don't miss out on the opportunity for sightseeing around the island to see the Viking Cave and visit the monkey beach. Make the most of two long snorkeling stops, and as a final stop head to Bamboo Island for a picnic lunch...

    Such a great trip. I can only recommend everyone doing this right now. The beaches and bays are empty and the reefs are full of fish. Just amazing. The tour guides were great too! 10/10 would recommend. I went by myself and had a great group of people.

  • Khao Sok: Full-Day Bamboo Rafting and Elephant Bathing

    3. Khao Sok: Full-Day Bamboo Rafting and Elephant Bathing

    Following pick-up from your hotel in Khao Lak, head to the Takuapa local market (only guests picked up from Khao lak, guests from other pickup locations will not visit local market) to browse and look at all the products. From there, continue to the elephant rescue camp. Feed these amazing animals some bananas and cool them off with a bath. Next, visit the monkey temple. Eat a Thai-style lunch at the local restaurant next to the river before bamboo rafting along the Khao Sok river. Enjoy as your guides gently glide the bamboo rafts downstream as you admire the dramatic limestone mountains and serene sounds of the jungle. Stop at the river bank for some trekking and relaxing in the front of a limestone cave after enjoying a coffee break. This coffee is made in a bamboo stick and served in bamboo cups, which you can take home with you. At the end of your tour, transfer back to your hotel...

    Excellent varied day, doing things you will probably do once in your lifetime. Anyone worried about being on the rafts, don’t...the waters only up to your knees if you fell in.

  • From Phuket: Half-Day Jungle Hike with Hotel Pickup

    4. From Phuket: Half-Day Jungle Hike with Hotel Pickup

    Have a unique jungle experience in the heart of Phuket on this 4-hour guided excursion. After pickup from your hotel, head to the Khao Phra Taew National Park in the heart of Phuket Island. After a short briefing from your guide, start the 3.5km hike along beautiful Tonsai waterfall. Discover exotic plants, unique palm leaves and giant liana hanging over the rough trail. Now for the highlight of the trip: enjoy a refreshing swim under a rushing waterfall to cool down during the hike. After leaving the waterfall, the trail will become narrow as you walk between walls of evergreen vegetation. Refresh yourself with some fruit and a local snack before heading back to your hotel.

    We had a wonderful time, great hike with many informations about the jungle fauna and the people.

  • Cheow Lan Lake & Coral Cave Tour with Kayaking

    5. Cheow Lan Lake & Coral Cave Tour with Kayaking

    Get back to nature on a day trip to Khao Sok National Park and Cheow Lan Lake. Experience one of the oldest rainforests in the world, and spend a leisurely afternoon enjoying a traditional Thai buffet and riding kayaks on the lake.  Start your adventure bright and early with pickup from your hotel at around 6:15 AM. Witness the interesting views of local life along the way to Khao Sok National Park. Upon arrival at Cheow Lan Lake, board a traditional long-tail boat and take in the beautiful panoramic views.  Enjoy a nice walk through the jungle, then hop on a bamboo raft at a hidden lagoon. Next, take an exciting cave exploration through the ancient Coral Cave, dating back 10,000 years.  At the far end of the lake, savor a delicious and authentic Thai buffet lunch at a floating restaurant — the resort with the best views of Cheow Lan Lake. After lunch, spend some free time self-paddle...

    I loved everything about this trip and it was such a breath-taking place to visit. The van that picked us up was comfortable, the boat ride was super scenic, we had staff attending to our needs, the guide was super knowledgeable about caves, lunch was delicious and the resort 500Rai was just so relaxing. I really enjoyed the trek and soon after jumping into the cool emerald water for a swim. This was the highlight of our Khao Lak trip.

  • From Phuket: James Bond Island Excursion by Longtail Boat

    6. From Phuket: James Bond Island Excursion by Longtail Boat

    First, you will get picked up from your hotel. Start this full-day tour visiting the famous Monkey Cave of Wat Suwan Kuha. Discover the many interconnected caves in the mountain and admire the gold reclining Buddha image at the temple. Explore the magical mangrove forest of Ao Phang Nga National Park by long-tail boat. Stop at a fishing village on Pan Yee Island to enjoy a tasty lunch before seeing James Bond Island, where the blockbuster movie, The Man with the Golden Gun, was filmed. Continue to Khao Phing Kan to see the stunning limestone karst formations. Experience the area’s beauty by sea canoe, paddling around Talu Island before returning to the pier. To ensure your safety, your expert guide will paddle the canoe for you, as the waters in this area can be difficult for paddling. 

    This experience was amazing and I’d definitely recommend to anyone. Our tour guide was lovely and always willing to take pictures for you and even recommended the best spots to take these. One of the best moments of this trip had to be kayaking through the caves - an unforgettable experience and our kayak guide took some brilliant photos for us. The only downside for us was the length of the transfer in order to board the boat which was around 3 hours each way - however for the experience it’s 100% worth it.

  • Khao Sok: Full-Day Chiew Larn Lake Tour

    7. Khao Sok: Full-Day Chiew Larn Lake Tour

    Start your adventure bright and early with complimentary pickup from your hotel. Make your first stop at Rajja Prabha Dam's viewpoint for a unique photo opportunity. After that, depart on a long-tail boat ride to Chiew Larn Lake's highlight, the Khao Sam Kler limestone mountain. Next, jungle trek to Nam Ta Lu cave to see the impressive limestone formations deep inside this very large cave. Then, head to the iconic Pae 500 Rai floating resort for a delicious and Southern Thai buffet. After lunch, spend time in the heart of nature and do some birdwatching. Alternatively, kayak or swim in Chiew Larn Lake's stunning turquoise water, learn how to make a cocktail, or simply bask in the sun surrounded by greenery. The resort guarantees the best view of the lake surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and the lush jungle. After an adventurous day, hop back on the long-tail boat and cruise towa...

    The description mentions you will go in a cave but doesn’t mention you will be wading in water potentially up to neck height. The trek through the cave it almost 1km also. It was great fun! But something to consider. Where footwear you don’t mind getting wet and don’t take a big bag as the tour guide only has a small wet bag for everyone’s phones etc. Water is provided. The whole thing was just under 6miles (bike plus cave). Both your guides where fab and day was very well organised. Beware of lunch as some options are very spicey! Our tour guide Nim was so good so even took photos for you throughout the day and sent them by WhatsApp later!

  • Phang Nga Bay: Early Bird James Bond & Beyond Tour

    8. Phang Nga Bay: Early Bird James Bond & Beyond Tour

    Head out before the crowds on an early-morning tour to avoid the tourist hustle and bustle. Enjoy an early bird trip to James Bond Island and the fascinating Phang Nga Bay with its Karst rock formations, mangroves and caves, sights that are sure to take your breath away. Make your first stop at James Bond Island, then go canoeing at a private canoe station away from the regular tours. Explore the depths of the area's caves, and take the chance to drive through the mangroves. Visit the famous floating village of Panyee and enjoy a beach break for swimming. Take a dip into the tranquil blue waters at Kudu or Nok Island. A private lunch will be waiting for you at Koh Yao island in a setting between rubber plantations, coconut trees and pineapples, before you finish your tour.

    Really nice tour, we where able to get to most places 1st for at least 1 hour before the crowds came in, I would totally recommend this tour.

  • Khao Sok: Luxury 2-Day/1-Night Lake Expedition

    9. Khao Sok: Luxury 2-Day/1-Night Lake Expedition

    Enjoy a free pickup service from your accommodations in Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak, Khao Sok, or Surat Thani  and head to Rajja Prabha Dam in Khao Sok. Be amazed by the picturesque viewpoint, which gives you a clear view of the entire national park. Depart from the pier for a scenic boat ride to Nam Ta Lu Cave and on the way stop by Chiew Larn lake's icon the Khao Sam Klur. Start your adventure with a jungle trek and cave exploration at Nam Ta Lu Cave. Climb back aboard the long tail boat and head towards Pae 500 Rai resort for a delicious and authentic Thai lunch. Check-in and spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the heart of nature. Choose from a whole range of activities such as swimming in the turquoise lake, kayaking, or learning to make cocktails, before having dinner in an exquisite atmosphere by the lake. The multi-day luxury package includes 1-night's accommodation in Pae 500...

    The mountains and the lake was fantastic! Our guide was the best! We enjoyed every minute.

  • Phuket: Phi Phi Island Luxury Sunrise Tour

    10. Phuket: Phi Phi Island Luxury Sunrise Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel in Phuket at 5 AM and set off for the Royal Phuket Marina where your luxury speedboat will depart at 6 AM to set off for the Phi Phi Islands. On the way, visit the secluded Bamboo beach where you can be the first to step foot onto the beautiful sand. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, swim for about 30 minutes, relax, and take in the sights of one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Next, if the tides allow, head over to Pileh Lagoon before the crowds arrive. This spectacular emerald lagoon surrounded by high limestone cliffs on 3 sides is one of the world's most gorgeous natural swimming pools. Take photos of the emerald waters of the islands merging with the caves and the clear blue horizon. Continue on to Maya Bay - a protected National Park which you can cruise past for spectacular views. After this, stop for swimming and snorkeling at Phi Phi Island...

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 239 reviews

I loved everything about this trip and it was such a breath-taking place to visit. The van that picked us up was comfortable, the boat ride was super scenic, we had staff attending to our needs, the guide was super knowledgeable about caves, lunch was delicious and the resort 500Rai was just so relaxing. I really enjoyed the trek and soon after jumping into the cool emerald water for a swim. This was the highlight of our Khao Lak trip.

Such a great trip. I can only recommend everyone doing this right now. The beaches and bays are empty and the reefs are full of fish. Just amazing. The tour guides were great too! 10/10 would recommend. I went by myself and had a great group of people.

Well organized from start to finish. That gave our vacation the crowning glory. We hope that the team will get through the difficult time.

Nice morning Kayaking! Beautiful scenery and wildlife. Just be aware that if you have young children then you will be doing all the work.

experience was fun. tour guide Max from PhiPhi tours is very accommodating! i really enjoyed the trip.