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Fishing in Koh Chang

Kai Koh Chang Fishing Tours actually combine fishing with snorkeling to provide you with a really great day’s fun. Koh Chang fishing tours offers you the chance to catch the big ones like grouper, tuna and golden shaper, if you want to go just for fun cruise and snorkeling. Beautifully crafted boats and expert local captains ensure every Koh Chang fishing trip is a great one. 


There are many fish hunting company which offering a first class service which includes a delicious freshly caught seafood meal with seasoned fruit and drinks. You enjoy the best fishing grounds around Koh Chang as well as going deep sea fishing. In this island you get all equipment, live bait & lures and will make your fishing trip unforgettable with comfortable seating, air conditioning, a large kitchen and a big dining table to cook up your catch. There is also an electric toilet and shower. Those are also well equipped with modern marine technology and high quality fishing gear. Besides, there are also special safety gadgets on the boat so that all those on board well covered against any risks that might occur at sea.

There are a couple of fishing trips offered, both daytrips and night trips. There are a few people with small boats who will take you out for a day’s fishing, won’t catch anything huge but you should have a good day out. Night Fishing, Day Fishing or extended Overnight tours are available. Most of the large fish are caught at night time but whether it is a day or night trip it will always be full of surprises. Boat is also available for fun cruises and snorkeling trips. Time schedule and prices are available and cheap. Some spots are pure fishing areas where you can catch reasonably big fish. Other stops are the snorkeling grounds where you find corals, deserted beaches and tranquility. Here you can explore or just frolick in the warm water. It's heavenly. Of course one of the highlights of any good holiday is the food. In the evening trip, after darkness has fallen, you will catch squid, attracted by the ship's bright lights, and you will then use the live squid as bait.


There are a few good places for fishing like the cove near Cliff Cottage, the headland at Chai Chet. Piers in Bangbao and at Koh Chang Ferry, Ao Sapporot, plus other disused east coast piers where you often see quite a few locals fishing. You can Use squid for bait or BBQ chicken skin if you want to get snapper.

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



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Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants


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Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

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Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

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Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:


seafood restaurants



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A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community


quiet and peaceful

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There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.



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