Koh Tachai Snorkeling
Day trip by speedboat from Khao Lak
Update May 2016: Koh Tachai is closed indefinitely in order to preserve the islands natural beauty. Where to go instead? We recommend the Surin Islands.
This tour departs earlier so that it gets to Koh Tachai before the other boats. Departure from Khao Lak is at 07.30 am.
This tour has excellent English guides guides who will give you a full briefing on activities and will be in the water with you.
6.00 hrs: Pick up by air con minibus from your hotel reception and transferred to the pier in Ban Nam Kem. Coffee, tea and snacks are available in case you missed breakfast.
7.30 hrs: Speedboat departs to Koh Tachai. Journey time is about 50 minutes.
The day is spent swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling. There are two guided snorkeling sessions plus a rain forest walk, a view point climb and some beach time. Lunch is served on the beach.
14.30 hrs: Depart from Koh Tachai, arriving in Khao Lak at 15.30 hrs. You should be back at your hotel by 16.30 hrs.
Price: 3,500 baht per adult (2,500 baht per child 3-12).
Price includes: National park fees, snorkeling equipment, guide, lunch, round trip hotel transfers from main beach hotels.
Add 400 baht for Phuket transfers if you don’t mind a very early start (about 5.00am).
These speedboat trips are not suitable for infants, pregnant women or the elderly over 70 years old.