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Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

Activity provider: Major Safari Tour

Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

Activity provider: Major Safari Tour

From US$ 40 per person

Experience an amazing day on this safari tour filled with many exciting stops and discover the beauty and highlights of the island of Koh Samui. See the temples and plantations of the area, visit the magic secret gardens and admire a breathtaking view.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Thai
Pickup included
Hotel pick-up from areas: 8:00-8:15 AM: Nathon, Taling Ngam, Butterfly Garden 8:30-8:45 AM: Maenam, Bophut, Lamai 8:45-9:00 AM: Choengmon, Chaweng
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Discover the highlights of Koh Samui on a full-day trip showing you all the famous spots
  • Visit temples and statues and witness the work day of locals on a rubber and coconut plantation
  • Enjoy the beautiful Namuang Waterfall and cool off in the pool or just relax next to the mighty water stream
  • Savor a delicious lunch and marvel at the great views of the island from a mountain top
  • Sit on top of the car while going up the mountain (optional)
Full description

Begin this exciting full-day safari tour with a pick-up from your hotel to depart for the great and impressive Buddha temple with the unique Chinese lady monk statue.

Drive up the mountain to enjoy a breathtaking 360° view over the island and enjoy a panoramic lookout from seats on top of the car. At the mountain peak, visit Wat Teepangkorn Temple and see the golden Buddha statue. Explore the magic garden, also known as the secret garden, and stroll through the many stone statues. Enjoy a delicious lunch around noon at a panoramic restaurant with a great view.

Next, visit a coconut plantation and witness the local workers doing their daily tasks. Discover also a rubber plantation and its tapping and learn more about the product processing, to then cool down during a swim in the first of the beautiful Namuang Waterfall pools. Continue to the Guan Yu Shrine, celebrating the Chinese heritage and dedicated to the legendary warrior, before visiting the particular shaped Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks and hear about the story behind the names. End the tour with a transfer back to your hotel.

  • Professional tour guide
  • Hotel round-trip transfer
  • Admission fees to all attractions
  • Insurance
  • Transport by 4x4 vehicle
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide/driver
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please note that the itinerary may change due to weather conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 193 reviews

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The tour was very nice overall and is recommended. However, the individual sightseeing points are timed quite tightly, a little more stay here and there would have been nicer. Highlights were the temples, off-road mountain tour with viewpoint and Magic Garden, not to forget the coconut ice cream at the end! The visit to the coconut plantation was, in our opinion, a point that could well have been done without. Has nothing to do with the tour: we noticed negatively the ignorant behavior of many tourists in the temple complexes regarding the request for appropriate clothing. As a guest here, you should be able to show a minimum of respect for another culture.

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September 6, 2022

Fun way to see the hot tourist sites on Koh Samui. The view at the top of the mountain, and sitting on top of the car to get up there, were definitely the highlights. The temples, statues and other stops, including the waterfall, are nothing to write home about, but that’s not this tour’s fault, and it still makes for an interesting day. The guides were friendly, helpful, and a good laugh. The food at the lunch stop was fine. WARNING to anyone who, like us, might find it upsetting - the car park at the Namuang Waterfall has a number of penned, saddled elephants at the side with a stand selling bananas to feed them. This was a shock and not expected. Also take a rain coat because if it rains the car is open top and you will get soaked!

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August 2, 2022

The positive: A great round trip across and up the mountains of Koh Samui including sights on local jeeps with rear seats. Highlight and highly recommended for me: When driving off-road, make sure to sit on the roof! Better than any roller coaster ride. The negative: If you think you can actually see/walk around a plantation or watch the farmer at work, you will be bitterly disappointed here. The "plantation" is the "gathering place" for coconuts and the coffee ride portion of the excursion. Tip: Many of the sights can be reached by scooter. So if you dare to walk the streets of Koh Samui yourself, you can achieve a lot from there. For everyone else and just for the ride through the mountains, I definitely recommend it, even if the price is a bit high.

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June 12, 2022

Product ID: 142596