Angthong National Marine Park is a fascinating archipelago of 42 tropical islands in Southern Thailand. It is northwest of Koh Phangan and Koh Samui and is only 45 minutes away by speedboat.
You can get a well-organized day trip which departs from Koh Samui and Koh Phangan island daily.
The pickup and drop you off from your hotel/resort and include lunch and snorkelling gear. At Angthong National Marine Park, you can explore hidden lagoons, white sandy beaches and the Emerald lagoon lake. Snorkelling among the shallow coral gardens makes this trip very popular and
Angthong National Marine Park translates as ‘golden bowl’ and occupies almost 250 sq km and includes 50 sq km of limestone islands and cliffs which rise from the sea as dramatic and bizarre rock formations.
Explore Ang Thong National Marine Park aboard a speedboat. These small boats depart from Koh Phangan, they are fast, and provide advantages that big boats cannot offer. For example, you can access swimming and snorkeling locations inaccessible by larger boats and disembark directly on the shore. You will enjoy snorkelling at the best spot near Koh Wao or Koh Tao.
This tour provides free snorkeling and kayaking equipment, but if you'd rather just relax you are free to spend time sunbathing on the beach instead. Lunch is also included.
The tour is approximately 8-9 hours long and costs around $60 per person. Hotel pickup is complimentary.
Departure is at 8am from any hotel on Koh Phangan that has road access. They company returns you to the same location at the end of the day.
Another great option is the overnight tour:
Explore Angthong Marine Park fully on this tour. The park headquarters is on Ko Wua Talap, which provides basic bungalow accommodations, tents for hire, a tourist centre, a first-aid office, and kayaks for rent. You will have lots of time to admire the hidden lagoons, Emerald lagoon lake, white sand beaches, and go snorkelling in shallow coral reefs along the coastline. Snorkelling equipment is provided.
Angthong National Marine Park, which translates to "golden bowl," is over 250 square kilometres and includes 50 square kilometres of limestone islands and cliffs. There is so much beauty to see here!
The tour is approximately two days long and costs around $110 per person. Hotel pickup is complimentary. Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks, and soft drinks are included.
The departure point is Haad Yao Bayview Resort & Spa, 57 Moo 8 Haad Yao Beach, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand.
The departure time is noon.
The drop off point is: Safari Boat, Koh Phangan, 45/1-2 Moo 1, Thongsala, Ko Pha-ngan, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand. As mentioned before, a taxi ride to and from your hotel is complimentary.
Inner Emerald Lake – Talay Nai – short walk to the most incredible viewpoint to see all 42 Islands of Angthong National Marine Park – Thailand
Sightseeing around Angthong Marine Park – Explore Monkey Island, cruise around Angthong National Marine Park
Complimentary delicious lunch and softdrinks
Kayaking, viewpoint climbing, relaxing or snorkelling (depends on your booking program)
Transfer back to your residence
WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME FOR ANGTHONG MARINE PARK, KOH TAO OR SAFARI BOAT TRIP?
Pack light, but don’t forget your charged camera with memory card, towel, sunglasses, sunscreen and swimming suit.
HOW LONG DOES THE TOUR TAKE?
One to two days, depending on the tour.
WE ALREADY HAVE A CAR/MOTORBIKE. CAN WE DRIVE OURSELVES TO THE PICKUP DESTINATION?
If you are on Koh Phangan Island, then yes.
IF WE DRIVE OURSELVES FROM OUR HOTEL, IS THERE A DISCOUNT?
Sorry, we cannot offer a discount for people driving themselves. We offer transfer as complimentary (only for regular join tours).
ARE YOUR TOURS SAFE FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE OR KIDS?
Yes, they are!. Experienced, well-trained, English-speaking guides will lead you.
HOW DO WE PAY FOR THE TOUR?
After you fill in the booking form, we will contact you back with confirmation of the date, and we’ll send you a PayPal link to pay a small deposit to secure your booking. After the full booking confirmation will be sent to you
CAN WE PAY ON ARRIVAL BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD?
Yes, payments can be made by cash or credit/debit card in our office before the trip starts. We accept Visa Card and Master Card.
No refunds and full payment on no show. Cancellation notice min. Twenty-four hours before the tour date. We pre-pay everything from food to taxis. Thus we can not refund your deposit and will ask for the total price in the case of not show up. We are not responsible if you change your plans.
INSURANCE - DOES THE BOAT HAVE INSURANCE?
Yes, you are insured on all Boat tours. Insurance applies to all registered guests under the age of 70; over 70 years old guests need to make their insurance. However, we do not ensure pregnant women, and we don’t recommend they take a trip. Our insurance does not cover personal belongings such as iPhones, cameras, or shoes.