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Half-Day Electric Bike Tour in Koh Samui
"The bike tour starts daily at 10am from Bophut near Fisherman’s village in Koh Samui lead by a multi-lingual guide. You will visit the amazing temples of Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem. On the way to the Temples of Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem you will passing by some local areas such as Maenam Beach Fisherman's Village and the Bangkrak Markets. The Bangkrak Market is a daily market used by the locals and will give you an authentic experience of everyday Thai living! There are also great snacks and drinks available here to enjoy.You will stop you will move on to one of the best places to visit Wat Plai Leam it is close to the Big Buddha and also a large temple complex where you can take many interesting photos here. This place has a few temples by the water as well. You can feed the fish in the pond for small pocket change. Please note you need to dress appropriately and taking off your shoe before enter the temples."""
From THB1,000.00
 
Private 4x4 off Road Samui Island Safari
"Our driver and guide will meet you at your hotel at 9am. Our first destination is the very famous rock formation of Hin Ta and Hin Yai (Grandfather and Grandmother) located at the idyllic emerald sea. Our guide will explain the Thai legend of this extraordinary rock formation. After a short drive you will arrive to the mummified monk temple. Next a monkey show awaits you to discover how Samui trained monkeys harvest coconuts from the trees and then enjoy the fruits of their labor. With Koh Samui’s hot weather it is always refreshing to drink a young fresh coconut. Then we will go for a ju trekking on the back of these majestic animals through beautiful jungle and next to the waterfalls is an unforgettable experience not to miss. You can also meet and feed the elephants an amazing photo opportunity at Baan Chang safari park.Next our local experienced driver will take you aboard 4x4 off road trucks to Samui mountain peaks throw tropical Asian jungles and highlands to see some of rural Thailand. Around noon if you magic and peace of this remote place which serve as a meditation center for Samui's Buddhist monks. We will stop at several view points for photo opportunities offering panoramic views of Ko Samui and neighboring islands and the mainland includin by kutis
From THB7,500.00
 
Private Ko Samui Island Tour with Air-Conditioned VIP Minivan
"Our driver and guide will meet you at your hotel at 9am.  Our first destination is the very famous rock formation of Hin Ta and Hin Yai (Grandfather and Grandmother) located at the idyllic emerald Sea. Our guide will explain the Thai legend of this extraordinary rock formation. After a short drive you will arrive to the mummified monk temple.  Next a monkey show awaits you to discover how Samui trained monkeys harvest coconuts from the trees and then enjoy the fruits of their labor.  With Koh Samui’s hot weather it is always refreshing to drink a young fresh coconut. Then we will trekking on the back of these majestic animals through beautiful jungle and next to the waterfalls is an unforgettable experience not to miss. You can also meet and feed the elephants an amazing photo opportunity at Baan Chang safari park.  Next we will visit Laem Sor Pagoda set on a beach in the much quieter southernmost tip of Koh Samui. The pagoda has a golden glowing appearance especially in the sunlight
From THB7,500.00

Samui Aquarium & Tiger Zoo Tips (12)

Go in the cage with the tiger!

Watch local marinelife without getting wet. Many species are shown here including sharks. We laught a lot because near the shark bassin the made a sign: don't put your hands in the water.

They have got panters, tigers and other animals including an amazing collection of birds. Beautifull...

You can even take a picture of yourself with one of the tigers. To take the picture costs 100 baht with your own camera and 250 baht with their polaroid. A unique experience. You are actually in the cage sitting next to the tiger and you can touch it. I will put my picture together with the tiger here later.

I can recommand everyone to visit the show. It's worth it!

Price:
Adult: 250 Baht
Child: 150 Baht

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AMOQUE
Jul 07, 2004

TROPICAL

Located in Huan Tharon Samui aquarium is a good place to see with a big number of tropical fish,sharks,turtles from the golf of Thailand opened from 9:00 am- 18:00 There are also some birds and tiger on your way out

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STRATOS79
Apr 28, 2007

With the tiger in a cage...

...sounds unbelievable doesn''t it? But it really is possible to step in a tiger''s cage. I tries it. I was really frightened, but it was so cool.

The caretaker of the tiger first went in the cage with a bottle of milk. Then I went in. I had to sit behind the tiger and stroke him with my hand. He felt not very soft, his hairs were very rough and he was very warm.

For the picture the caretaker put away the bottle of milk, for just a few secs.

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sandravdp
Mar 03, 2004

Samui Aquarium & Tiger Zoo

Take a picture of you with a Bengal tiger. You can either take the picture by yourself or ask the staff to take a picture. It will cost more if the staff takes a picture.

There's no admission fee to just look at the tiger.

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Pomska
Aug 09, 2005
 
 
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Aquarium and Tiger Zoo

This place is best visited by hiring a scooter or car and travelling there yourself..........by car about 20 minutes from Lamai a further 10 minutes from Chaweng. It is located just off the southern loop road on Koh Samui.
The Aquarium is small but interesting, there is a good bird and tiger show and you can have your photo taken with a tiger for 500tb. The enterance fee is minimal. The show is on 2 or 3 times a day.

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JohnandSuzie
Sep 25, 2007

Picture with tiger

Well worth visiting the Aquarium and tigers. Even though the tigers that you see are kept in cages for the tourists to view them, they do have a better area in which to sleep and live in.
Ive never been that close to a tiger before , the zoo's in Australia have big fences up around the enclosures. There are cages outside with monkeys and birds and otters in them, feel sorry for their living quarters although Ive seen worse in Malaysia.
600 bt for a photo with the bengal tiger and they laminate it for you and its a big photo, worth it !!

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ASTRAMISH
Mar 06, 2008

Tiger Zoo and Aquarium

This place is much more than just a Tiger show,it's a bird show,aquarium,resort,beach and a fun way to spend a few hours while in Samui.
There is a great resort here called the Samui Orchid resort with pools and a nice beach.
There is also a very large and interesting aquarium where you can go down under the water level and look at all the fish close up.
They will even allow you to feed the Turtles if you want.
The Tiger show itself is about 1pm each day and quite good but not very long, although the bird show that preceeds it is very well done and a lot of fun.
The audience and in particular children are urged to participate in the bird show.
All up it is well worth the money and time for a great day out.

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austarman
Jan 26, 2007

Depressing

This has to be the most depressing sight on the whole of Samui.

Bengal Tigers are beautiful animals that deserve a decent life and should not be locked up in cramped concrete cages for the benefit of tourists.

Are people really that stupid to have their photograph taken with such exotic creatures?

I believed that the majority of 'zoos' for the 'delight & pleasure' of tourists was well left behind in the 20th century - I was wrong.

The place should be shut down, and the tigers sent to a proper sanctuary.

I hope that those who have had their photograph taken, make a large donation to a Tiger charity as some kind of atonement for their actions.

bfg69
Apr 03, 2006

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Avoid!

My partner and I visited the Samui Aquarium & Tiger Park recently and ended up leaving in disgust.
The tiger cub that they use for photos was mangy, left with no water and was obviously starved. They would bring out a bottle of milk when someone wanted photos and the poor thing was so desperate for it that it didn't even notice the tourists posing for photos. They didn't even let him finish the bottle and struggled for a few minutes trying to get him off the bottle and back into the cage.
At the time we saw this we had only been through the Aquarium and had a look at the birds, Otters & Monkey's in the small cages on the lawn. The otters almost broke my heart. Locked up in a tiny bird cage with a bucket of water they screeched like cats until you pet them at which point they would calm down. That's no way for a wild animal to live, at least try and mimic their natural habitat.
They had a sign next to the terrified Leopard that said it was only there for us to view as we walked past and was then put back in his large enclosure. Not sure where this large enclosure was...there didn't seem to be much room for enclosures for all of these big cats and I can imagine that they were probably all concrete.
We didn't end up seeing anything else as we decided we did not want to support a place like that and left.

LawT
Jul 03, 2012

Bird Show

The zoo and aquarium is not bad for a small place like this. You get up close and personal with the tigers but a lil too smelly!! Place is kinda run down though

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fluffyjo
Oct 18, 2005

Aquarium

A large variety of fish I've never seen in France lol...Marvellous but strange also because lots of aquariums seem too small compared to the number and the size of fish...

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alichenda
Jan 18, 2006

Samui Aquarium and Zoo

It's a little pricey, 350 baht per adult but it was pretty worth it. We got to feed otters and turtles, take a tiger pic, and my friend got to hold an eagle.

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wynlim
Jul 23, 2005

Things to Do Near Ko Samui

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Yoga House & Spa in Lamai

Yoga House & Spa is a cosy studio located in the very centre of Lamai. There are three healthy things to enjoy here: yoga classes, Spa treatments, vegan food. Group yoga and meditation classes...
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Hua Thanon, 33/2, Moo 2, Tambon Maret

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