Koh Phangan Tours and Attractions for an Unforgettable Day

24 Sep 2022

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Koh Phangan is one of Thailand's best islands. Today, it's no longer an insider tip and is a popular location for backpackers, yogis, solitary travellers, and luxury tourists. This island's paradisiacal beaches are unmatched in Thailand, making beach-lovers' hearts race. 

Koh Phangan has several gorgeous beaches, waterfalls, temples, forests, and spectacular vistas. Koh Phangan has enough attractions to keep you busy for weeks. In addition, there are several fun tours if you don't feel like planning the day and want someone to do all that work for you. Plus, they're a great way to get to know the best of what the island has to offer straight off the bat!


Making the perfect vacation adventure requires decisions. This can be intimidating for first-time travellers. How to get there, what to do, and how much money to bring can be overwhelming. No fear! Tours help with decision-making. Below are some fun and exciting options for you on Koh Phangan. 


Classic Bike Tour of Koh Phangan


This is a fun and educational island bicycle riding tour around Koh Phangan. It is a flat, all-levels bike excursion. You'll travel on flat (no hills) paved highways, dirt, and country paths;  17km total, with fruit, snacks, and soft drinks. It'll be a small group  (limit 10), but not private. 

This is a famous bike journey with plenty of stops that give you a glimpse of island life. You'll witness a coconut processing facility, rubber tree plantations, a temple, a market, and a Rubber Plantation. You'll cycle through the jungle, minor paved roads, and rural and off-road terrain between stops. Flat so that everyone can enjoy it.



2 Hours Jet Ski Safari Tour on Koh Phangan


From Koh Phangan, ride a jet ski through the surf and feel the wind in your hair...because your vacation wouldn't be complete without a jet ski ride around this stunning island! With an English-speaking local instructor, you'll feel comfortable when jet skiing. Our price includes one jet ski for two people. It's a drive-yourself jet ski tour; therefore, one of our tour guides will follow you on his jet ski.



One-day Road Trip Around Koh Phangan (Private Group)


SUVs take private groups to Mingalaba (air-conditioned vehicles). Then, they'll transport you to Thong Nai Pan Yai beach, where you can sunbathe and snap photos. Than Sadet waterfall, natural swimming pool, and relaxation. Then, Haad Yao or Haad Rin, which are gorgeous beaches with great restaurants. Next, Koh Ma for snorkelling and walking before concluding with sunset viewing at the Amsterdam Bar or ThreeSixty bar. However, with this tour, you are in complete control and can choose where to visit other than these locations. Whatever you want, they facilitate the best way to do it! 



7 Hour Shared Phangan Excursion 4WD Car Pickup


This excursion has a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 8 people, and the path via the hidden beach is offroading and adventurous:

  • You'll enjoy a local Thai breakfast before going to Phu Khao Noi temple, the oldest temple in Koh Phangan.
  • They take you to visit Koh Ma at haad Mae haad for the best snorkelling location around.
  • You'll enjoy a tasty traditional Thai lunch on the beautiful Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach before they take you to a viewpoint on the whale stone, where you will see Bottle Beach from a bird's eye view.




Off-Road Trip on Koh Phangan


Note: tours don't start until Jan 30, 2023

Koh Phangan's rugged terrain requires a 4WD to reach some of the island's most beautiful locations. Let a guide drive you off-road, crossing raging streams and rocky unpaved mountain trails in a 4x4 - Thailand-style. With a maximum of 10 people, you'll get customized attention while travelling to secret beaches through roads less travelled.



2.5-Hours ATV Jungle Adventure Experience from Koh Phangan


Enjoy 2.5 hours of ATV riding with a certified coach; no license is required. This entertaining ride is so safe it's even kid-friendly - children can drive with a guide's help, so this tour is super family-friendly. Explore Koh Phangan's coconut groves along natural trails and paths for panoramic vistas. It's a must-do! Small groups, helmets, and complete instruction are provided. The tour will be in Koh Phangan's southern end, overlooking the ocean.

Registration, tour orientation, safety instructions, briefing, and ATV training come first. Then, offroading through fields, plantations, and jungles begins the adventure. After that, the upward trails to the mountain peak are the most exciting. Here you can take a stop to enjoy the fresh mountain breeze and gorgeous views and capture some stunning photos. Next, you ride down off-road paths and downhill to the ATV camp, where the tour ends, and you can cool down.



3.5-Hours ATV Adventure in the Koh Phangan Jungle 

This is the same tour as above, just a longer 3.5-hour route.



ATV 1.5 Hours Jungle Safari Tour On Koh Phangan

This is the same tour as above, just a short 1.5-hour route.  



Koh Phangan Zipline-Archery-Islander Traditional-Thai Cuisine


Note: tours don't start until Oct 1, 2022

This combo tour combines adrenaline-pumping adventure sports with unique Thai island customs and culture. First, you'll fly through the rainforest canopy on an 8-platform zipline course, then shoot a bow and arrow at an archery range. Next, you'll participate in a traditional workshop to explore local cuisine that teaches you how to prepare traditional Thai treats. This tour's capacity is capped at 15 people to provide a more personal experience through a smaller group. 



Jetski Safari from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan


Ok, this one's not technically a Koh Phangan tour and attraction because it departs from Koh Samui…but it's super cool, and it does take you to explore Koh Phangan, so we're adding it to the list.

Adrenaline Vibes offers water sports. No experience is necessary because our friendly and competent crew will train and guide you during the tour. The exercise is ideal for 7-year-olds and older, and it's fun for the whole family. The tour leaves from Koh Samui's Bo Phut beach and travels across the sea to Koh Phangan, where you can rest, snorkel, explore hidden beaches and waterfalls, and sightsee before returning. • 



One Day Trip City Tour Koh Phangan by Local Car


Again, this is a tour of Koh Phangan but departs from and returns to Koh Samui. Koh Phangan's beaches and natural features are stunning, and its marine habitat is spectacular. This tour is for ten people or less. 

First, a  driver picks you up from the hotel and takes you to the speedboat pier for a light breakfast on a mini-cruise to  Thong Sala pier. From there, you'll take a local car to the "Chinese Temple" (Goddess of Mercy), a popular tourist site on Koh Phangan. You can see the lush jungle and the dark blue sea on the horizon beyond from the temple terraces atop the hill. 

And then relax at 'Malibu Beach,  which shines with beautiful white sand, coconut trees, waves shimmering in the sunlight, and a vivid blue sea with great views across the bay and mountains. 
Chaloklum is a fishing settlement and the location of your lunch at Koh Raham. In the afternoon, end the lovely tour with snorkelling among fish and coral reefs or take photos from the shore if you don't want to get in the water. At 16.00, you'll return to Koh Samui via speedboat and get dropped off at your hotel.