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Our most recommended Central Thailand Snorkeling

Koh Samui: Coral and Pig Island Long Tail Boat Tour

1. Koh Samui: Coral and Pig Island Long Tail Boat Tour

Start your trip nice and early with pickup from your accommodation before heading to Thong Krut Pier. From there, board a boat and make your way to Koh Madsum, also known as Pig Island, for a stroll and selfie with the wild island pigs. From Koh Matsum, travel to Koh Tean. In Koh Tean, spend your time swimming, relaxing, snorkeling, kayaking, or exploring the area before enjoying lunch. Afterward, take some free time to enjoy the pristine beach, kayak in the crystal clear waters ,and savour the inhabited landscape. After a full afternoon, make your way back to Thong Krut Pier and be transferred from there back to your accommodation.

Day Trip to Pattaya City & Koh Larn Island Tour From Bangkok

2. Day Trip to Pattaya City & Koh Larn Island Tour From Bangkok

Depart from River City Bangkok city in the early morning and journey about 2.5 hours to Pattaya City, which is situated 150 km Southeast of Bangkok. Once arrived Pattaya city, you will take a boat ride for 40 minutes directly to Naban beach on Koh Larn, also known as Coral Island. Then, take local transport to Tawan beach, you can choose from a variety of activities depending on your interests for the day. Go snorkeling, or relax and sunbathe on the beach. If you'd like a faster pace, try some water activities like jet skiing, banana boat riding, sea walking, or parasailing. Then, enjoy lunch on the beach with a gorgeous view. Journey back to the mainland, arriving back in Bangkok in the early evening.

Koh Chang: Full-Day Reefs or Wreck Sites Snorkeling Trip

3. Koh Chang: Full-Day Reefs or Wreck Sites Snorkeling Trip

Discover the fascinating underwater world around Koh Chang or Koh Rang National Park on this full-day snorkeling tour. After a comfortable hotel pickup, you will be driven to the Bang Bao Pier where you will receive your snorkel equipment, mask and fins. Hop aboard the boat, put on your life jacket and get ready for a marine adventure. Your boat will depart at 9 AM. Visit the beautiful coral sites around Koh Chang on some days, and head to Koh Rang National Park on other days, depending on weather and sea conditions. Both areas are stunning and offer prime snorkeling spots. The Koh Chang sites include a shipwreck, while the National Park sites include a beach stop. Enjoy a total of 3 diverse snorkeling stops. Feel comfortable in the presence of your expert guide, or explore the reefs by yourself if you're an experienced snorkeler. Indulge in a tasty lunch buffet with delicious non-spicy food, and refresh with fresh fruit in the afternoon. Your boat will return between 4 and 5 PM, after which you will be transferred back to your hotel to enjoy the rest of your evening.

From Bangkok: Pattaya Beach & Coral Island Small Group Tour

4. From Bangkok: Pattaya Beach & Coral Island Small Group Tour

Choose between heading straight to the meeting point or being picked up from your accommodation in central Bangkok. Sit back and enjoy the air-conditioned ride as you’re taken on a full-day trip to Ko Lan (Coral Island), a dreamy island just off the coast of Pattaya. Spend 4 leisurely hours on the island of Koh Lan. Swim and snorkel in the warm, clear waters, try some beach sports, or simply relax on the white sands. Once you’ve soaked up the sun, you’ll head back to Pattaya Pier. Explore Pattaya Viewpoint and take in panoramic views of the area. Visit the incredible Sanctuary of Truth temple. Although still under construction, it’s a striking piece of architecture with detailed woodworking. Take one last glimpse of the sea before being transferred back to Bangkok.

From Pattaya/Bangkok: Island Day Trip with Beach Activities

5. From Pattaya/Bangkok: Island Day Trip with Beach Activities

Take a break from Bangkok or Pattaya with a beach day trip to Coral Island or Koh Larn. Go parasailing, kayaking, banana boating, and more all against the stunning backdrop of Thai islands. See coral and fish as you snorkel in crystal-clear waters. Choose to include a jet ski ride in your tour. After hotel pickup, travel to the pier for the first activity of the day: parasailing. Enjoy the panoramic view of Pattaya Bay as you fly through the sky. Then, take a walk along the seaside and admire the coral reef before traveling to Coral Island, marvel at the beautiful views of the island. Fuel up on energy for your afternoon of activities with lunch. Then, enjoy an adrenaline-filled ride on a banana boat and calmly paddle across the sea in a kayak, admiring marine life through the transparent kayak. If you have chosen to include jet skiing in your day, zoom across the sea. Relax on the beach for a while before heading Sak, Island where there are magnificent coral reefs and fishes to discover. Put on the provided snorkeling gear and dive into the water to see what you can find. At around 3:30 PM, head back to the van to be returned to your hotel.

Koh Chang: 1-Day Diving Trip

6. Koh Chang: 1-Day Diving Trip

Explore Koh Chang on this fun day trip to swimming, snorkeling, and free-diving around the island. Usually, the boats are going either to the local dive sites, including the spectacular HTMS Chang shipwreck or to Koh Rang National Park where you will enjoy the clear waters and pristine coral reefs in this protected area.  Dive in small groups, all divers are guided by a divemaster. Full equipment is included for scuba-diving, free-diving, and snorkeling. It is possible to rent an underwater camera and take your pictures home on an SD card. Whether you are diving, snorkeling of free-diving, there is a briefing before you get wet. Each area is suited for diving, free-diving, and snorkeling. The PADI dive and free-dive courses are run of the same boat as the fun dives, making it possible for family and friends to have a day out together even when doing different activities. The boats have plenty of space making them comfortable for boat joiners as well.

Pattaya & Coral Island 2-Day Private Tour From Bangkok

7. Pattaya & Coral Island 2-Day Private Tour From Bangkok

Begin your adventure in the morning, with a meet and greet with your guide at your hotel in Bangkok. Then, sit back and relax in a private air-conditioned car on the 2-hour journey to Pattaya. Upon arrival, enjoy some free time to relax at the beach before boarding a private speedboat to Coral Island. The island, also known as Ko Lan, is famous for its crystal-clear water, beautiful corals, and white sandy beaches where you can spend the day swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant where you will have the chance to try some delicious seafood, caught fresh from the sea. In the afternoon, head back to the mainland and enjoy some more time to relax. After your day at the beach, your personal guide will take you to watch the sunset over the city from the Pattaya Viewing Point. At the end of the day, transfer back to your hotel in Pattaya. On this program, you can select your preferred options by choosing from your own accommodation, or a recommended 4 or 5-star hotel booked by the tour operator On the next day, take the morning to enjoy the hotel facilities and Pattaya beach. Breakfast is available if you've chosen to book the hotel options. In the afternoon, meet your guide at the hotel and visit the marvelous Sanctuary of Truth, a religious construction in Pattaya. The sanctuary is an all-wood building filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs. In the evening, you will be transferred back to Bangkok city to enjoy the rest of your time in Thailand.

Koh Chang: Coral Cultivation Workshop with Lunch & Transfer

8. Koh Chang: Coral Cultivation Workshop with Lunch & Transfer

Attend this course on coral reproduction and learn about natural procedures that help coral reefs grow healthy again. Listen to divers explaining how to rehabilitate coral reefs which have suffered from damage caused by human or natural interference. See how this programme trains locals on how to make reefs stronger and revive broken corals. Witness all the fundamental processes either from shore or on board a boat.  The founding principle is to only rebuild damaged reefs, not to create new reefs where they were not previously found. The procedure uses only live rocks and broken coral parts found on the reefs to rehabilitate them, no unnatural items as plastic or cement are brought into the process.

Koh Chang: 2-Day PADI Advanced Open Water Course

9. Koh Chang: 2-Day PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Become a very skilled diver, be able to dive deeper and practise better control at one of the most famous diving destinations in Thailand. Explore the local marine life and learn about its fish and corals. First, enjoy a deep dive and navigation dive to enhance your skills. For the other 3 you can chose from a wreck dive, digital photography, naturalist, multilevel, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, and a night dive. Discuss the best option with your instructor once you've started the course.

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What people are saying about Central Thailand

We had a wonderful experience visiting the island. All the more had an amazing guide - Tum Tum. She was very helpful and pro-active in planning and explaining us everything about the island & arranging us activities etc to do there.

The guide Tum Tum is friendly and informative to give the background of Pattaya and Koh Lan. Her sense of humor made the whole journey pleasant and fun. She is also good at taking pictures for the guests.

Captain A and Tum Tum were absolutely amazing 10/10 couldn’t recommend this tour more! Such a perfect day!

Trip well organised and a great day, the guide Pingi ( I think) was really good

Fantastic experience, be sure to. ring water shoes and rain gear