A Surin islands tour promises a beautiful island holiday, as seen by its reputation as an unspoiled and authentic holiday destination in Thailand. Travelers going on a Surin islands tour have the privilege of choosing from a total of 5 islands in the Surin archipelago. It is worth mentioning that a Surin island tour is mostly exclusive for those seeking a holiday to explore raw and wild nature as there are only two islands that have minimal facilities. They are Koh Surin Nuea and Koh Surin Tai. The color of the water surrounding the Surin islands is of a fantastic emerald color along with shallow waters in between the islands.
Koh Surin Tai is an ideal destination for those who want to experience raw and wild nature. A total paradise for nature lovers. It is the perfect destination for travelers to go on a boat tour between islands to explore the diversity of flora and fauna in the Surin archipelago. The secluded beaches with their calm and shallow waters promise excellent diving and snorkeling, and the Moken community allows tourists to learn more about the culture and practices of the sea gypsies. Learning the tradition and fishing together with the sea gypsies is what often attracts tourists to go on a Surin islands tour. A peaceful kind of holiday as compared to the more lively Similans.
Visitors can travel to Surin National Park between October 15th and May 15th, in particular from December to April, where the weather is sunny, and the water is calm and clear. If you are heading to Surin islands from Phuket, you will be amazed with the long stretch of beautiful sandy beaches and shallow emerald waters. Below are the most popular places you will visit during the Surin islands tour.
Koh Surin Nuea
A trip to Koh Surin Nuea is vital when it comes to going on a Surin islands tour. It has gained the reputation of being the main island in the Surin Archipelago and home to the national park headquarters. Visitors traveling to Surin islands from Phuket, visit for its beautiful island experience, and the variety of activities that one can do on the island. Those who are into more active sports can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, and hiking. Koh Surin Nuea makes for a beautiful cultural experience for those who wish to learn about the culture of the local sea gypsies. Nature lovers will enjoy Mai Ngam and Chong Kat, as they are two fantastic camping locations on the island, with beautiful emerald-color bays.
The second-largest island of the Surin archipelago is a destination where tourists can experience the culture of a small community of the local sea gypsies, on Koh Surin Tai. Tourists travelling to Surin islands from Phuket considers the Moken Village on Koh Surin Tai to be a place worthy of visiting. There is much to learn from the Moken Sea Gypsies, in particular, the cultures and traditions of the community and their survival skills in a place with little civilization. The Moken Sea Gypsies take pride in what they do. They have great hunting and gathering skills, and they embrace the nomadic lifestyle, surrounded by the vast sea around their dwelling place. Home to the sea turtles, there are various initiatives to saving the ecosystem on the island.
A famous bay on Koh Surin Nuea, this destination is a must-visit for travelers. Those traveling from the Surin islands from Khao Lak enjoy the scenic views on Mae Yai Bay and regard it as a paradise. The emerald waters surrounding the bay make for great swimming and snorkeling, with the companion of fish swimming in large schools, and they include batfish, clownfish, and the giant moray eel.
Tourists visiting the Surin islands from Khao Lak enjoy the experience of swimming with the giant manta rays from April to May, on Bon Bay, east of Koh Surin Tai. These friendly creatures are lovely diving and snorkeling companions. Bon Bay, being a beautiful place for diving and snorkeling, promises great coral walls, gigantic sea fans, and sturdy rocks. Surin islands tour is one of the most authentic and adventurous boat trips you can find in Thailand.