The island of Koh Samui offers an opportunity to explore some of the beaches and bays way off the tourist map in accessible by road and untouched by development. The five islands, Koh Taen and Koh mudsum to the south west of the island offer good snorkeling, fishing and beach exploration. Sunset cruises maximize the beauty of the area as the setting sun casts its warm glow over the islands of the national marine park.
The islands laid back nature has long drawn travelers to its un spoilt beaches and warm waters. Due to the topography of the island and its dense foliage many areas are relatively untouched by tourism. The majestic east coast of the island offers scenic bays such as Tong Noi Pan and Bottle Beach, with golden sand and waterfalls close by the area is the perfect place to relax or explore. The west coast offers some good snorkeling and fishing around Koh Ma, while only a few kilometers north lies the world class dive sites of Sail Rock and South West Pinnacles.
Turtle Island offers some of the best Diving and Snorkeling in the Gulf of Thailand, with a wide variety of underwater pinnacles and bays to suit all levels of experience. Our crew will be available to offer you assistance, guide you on your underwater journey or provide instruction for those you require tuition in a new activity. The bays of Nang Yuan, Ao Tanote and Sairee offer excellent lunch time stop over’s. Fishing is permitted away from the dive sites and offers anglers some excellent tight line opportunities of catching Giant Trevelly, Tuna, Dorado, Barracuda and Spanish mackerel.
Koh Nang Yuan
Lying to the north west of Koh Tao is the island of Nang Yuan. Consisting of three islands connected by sand bars Nang Yuan is the perfect location to spend some time ashore. With calm, clear waters and abundant exotic marine life the location is great for families and those of us who like the feel of warm sand between the toes.
Angthong Marine Park
Covering over 100 km2 and consisting of more than 40 Islands Angthong National Marine Park is a playground for the more adventurous. With breath taking views and a multitude of activities available from kayaking and snorkeling to beach relaxation and cave exploration the marine park offers guests not only the opportunity to enjoy the comfort of our vessels but the amazing beauty Thailand has to offer. Guest can go ashore to visit Koh Mae Koh the island with the mysterious inner sea, or kayak from Ao Kha to explore the coral fringed coastline of Koh Wua Talap. The northern islands of Koh Wao and Hin Yippon offer good diving and snorkeling. Fishing is restricted to the outer approaches of the park as it a designated marine reserve.