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Koh Chang Excursion, Tours and Fun Activities

Koh Chang is well known for its white sand, unbroken blue skies and turquoise sea. The island offers exciting activities for tourists to indulge in and while this is the case, it is important to be well informed in advance in order to have a memorable time during your stay there. Diving and snorkeling are just some of the activities enjoyed around the island and to the south you find Jungle Walks and Elephant Trekking within the dense rain and jungle forests.

 

Though there are hundreds of activities to indulge in, it is advisable to book in advance with organized tours in order to cut down on costs. There are several websites that advertise some of these tours and once you find a tour that tickles your fancy, you can make your books online. The following are just some of the events you can indulge in.

 

ATV Tour

You can drive along the dirt roads of Koh Chang and the forest trails using an all terrain vehicle. This will give you the opportunity to explore, discover and enjoy the local plants and animals you never thought existed.

 

Diving

This is one of the most popular activities in Koh Chang and there are several popular diving sites within the island. You can enjoy daily diving trips and explore the marine treasures. These are varied and include turtles, exquisite coral, sea snakes, turtles, tropical fish, sharks and caves among others.

 

Elephant Trekking

This is an ideal excursion as it makes it possible for you to enjoy the wild animals within their natural element. While trekking through the jungle you will have numerous stops and during this time, you can simply enjoy watching the elephants feed.

 

Treetops Adventures

This is one of the best fun activities that give you the opportunity to enjoy the Koh Chang forests. You can leap from one tree to another while balancing yourself on Tarzan swings, giant zip lines and rope bridges.

 





Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach

fishing

 

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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

shopping

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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:

fishing

seafood restaurants

shopping

nightlife

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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

kayaking

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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