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Koh Madsum

Koh Madsum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Koh Samui: Coral & Pig Island Longtail Boat Small-Group Tour

1. Koh Samui: Coral & Pig Island Longtail Boat Small-Group Tour

Start your trip nice and early with pickup from your accommodation before heading to Thong Krut Pier. From there, board a boat and make your way to Koh Madsum, also known as Pig Island, for a stroll and selfie with the wild island pigs. From Koh Matsum, travel to Koh Tean. In Koh Tean, spend your time swimming, relaxing, snorkeling, kayaking, or exploring the area before enjoying lunch. Afterward, take some free time to enjoy the pristine beach, kayak in the crystal clear waters ,and savour the inhabited landscape. After a full afternoon, make your way back to Thong Krut Pier and be transferred from there back to your accommodation. Want to make your experience even more special? You can choose the Luxury Long-tail Boat option which ensures you island hop in style and in elevated comfort. Besides having more space, the luxury boat also comes with snacks, cold towels, soft drinks, and mineral water.

Koh Samui: Pig Island Tour by Speedboat with Snorkeling

2. Koh Samui: Pig Island Tour by Speedboat with Snorkeling

Spend a relaxing day swimming and snorkeling in clear waters. Get photos with the pigs on the Island and have lunch before you leave. Start your day with pick up by an air-conditioned minivan from your accommodation. Head to the pier south of Koh Samui Island and hop on board the speedboat. Arrive at Koh Madsum where you can relax and swim in the pristine waters or play with the friendly pigs on the island. Afterward, you will have time to do some snorkeling and see the colorful marine life in the clear azure waters of Koh Tan. Lastly, take a break to relax and enjoy your lunch at Koh Tan. Admire the impressive views and capture photos from

Koh Samui: Koh Madsum and Koh Tan Long Tail Boat Trip

3. Koh Samui: Koh Madsum and Koh Tan Long Tail Boat Trip

Be picked up from your accommodation in Bo Put, Maenam, or Maret and head to Thong Krut Pier. Catch a private boat to Koh Madsum and spend time swimming, relaxing on the beach, and exploring the island. Board a private Thai l boat and enjoy the picturesque views as you sail to Koh Madsum on a 15-minute journey from Koh Samui. Immerse yourself in paradise island as you enjoy the blue waters and the golden sand. Step off the boat on Koh Madsum and enjoy free time on the island. You can swim, kayak, or relax on the beach.  Leave Koh Madsum and head to Koh Tan. Enjoy snorkeling in the crystal waters and discover what lies beneath the warm waters. See an array of fish and marine life as you swim around. End your trip with a ride back to Koh Samui and transfer back to the hotel.

Koh Samui: Pink Dolphin Spotting & Pig Island Speedboat Tour

4. Koh Samui: Pink Dolphin Spotting & Pig Island Speedboat Tour

Embark on an unforgettable day trip by speedboat to discover the nature and wildlife off the coast of Koh Samui. See the unique pink dolphins, snorkel at Tan Island, meet the boars of Pig Island, graze on a seafood buffet lunch, and enjoy the convenience of roundtrip hotel transfers. Seize the opportunity to see the enchanting pink dolphins, a rarity native to the waters surrounding Koh Samui. These majestic creatures frolic near the Thai mainland coast and promise a captivating sight for both adults and children alike. Delve deeper into nature's bounty as you dive into the vibrant marine ecosystem at Tan Island. Snorkel among thriving coral reefs, home to giant clams, colorful tropical fish, and other marine wildlife. After snorkeling, let the unique beauty of Pig Island captivate you. Here, wild boars roam freely, offering a distinctive spectacle against the island's breathtaking backdrop. Amidst these wonders, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch on Mainland Beach, making the experience even more delightful. Your Koh Samui day tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off, and a local guide to ensure a smooth and entertaining day on the ocean.

Koh Samui: Private Longtail Tour to Koh Mat Sum (Pig Island)

5. Koh Samui: Private Longtail Tour to Koh Mat Sum (Pig Island)

Just outside Koh Samui, enjoy the perfect scenery & sea life spreading upon you at Koh Tan & Koh Mat Sum. Embark on your own private longtail boat with own captain at Koh Samui, on which you will discover 2 islands. Koh Madsum is also known as Pig Island, and it got its name by coincidence. A local Thai family living on Koh Mat Sum brought 4 pigs onto the island after a visit to the mainland as pets. Over the years the island gained its popularity due to the pigs and everyone started to call it Pig Island. Not only can you play with the pigs on the island, but you can also relax and swim at the beautiful white sand beaches with crystal clear water. Snorkel around Koh Samui is not great, but at Koh Tan you can find a great snorkel spot. Put your snorkel mask on, and surround yourself with beautiful fish and corals. Pick the last departure timing to watch the sunset at sea on the way back.

Koh Samui: Snorkeling and Kayaking by Speedboat

6. Koh Samui: Snorkeling and Kayaking by Speedboat

Following pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Bang Kao pier and climb aboard a speedboat. Cross to the "Coral Island" of Kho Tan in just 15 minutes. Experience the best snorkeling spots in Koh Samui and swim amongst the colorful coral gardens and abundant marine life of the protected reef. Next, cross to Koh Madsum by speedboat, where on arrival you can swim or relax on the white-sand beach. Enjoy a tasty lunch at the beach, and then sea kayak in the warm tropical waters and soak up the island's beauty.

Koh Samui Explorer: Ultimate Jet Ski Adventure

7. Koh Samui Explorer: Ultimate Jet Ski Adventure

Set sail on a Jet Ski safari around the idyllic shores of Koh Samui, an adventure that combines the thrill of speed with the serenity of secluded island spots. This exclusive tour allows you and a companion to hop across the waves to explore up to six stunning destinations (depending on your option), from the iconic Big Buddha to the tranquil shores of Koh Pha Ngan. Whether you opt for a quick 1-hour dash or a leisurely 5-hour expedition, each tour is packed with possibilities, including snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters. You'll navigate with ease, piloting your own jet ski alongside a guide who ensures a safe and memorable experience. With all the essentials covered—snorkeling equipment, soft drinks, and full insurance—you just need to bring your adventurous spirit and sunscreen. As your day of discovery winds down, you will be comfortably returned to your hotel, with a mind full of maritime memories. If the sea's spell still holds you, you'll find yourself perfectly positioned to continue your exploration of Koh Samui's enchanting landscapes and seascapes. With no crowds to contend with, you're free to enjoy the sweeping ocean views and the company of our experienced, with English-speaking guides.

Koh Samui: Private Island Hopping Boat Tour

8. Koh Samui: Private Island Hopping Boat Tour

Koh Samui, nestled in the Gulf of Thailand, is a tropical paradise known for its pristine beaches, lush landscapes, and vibrant culture. A visit to this slice of heaven isn’t complete without a day spent exploring the surrounding islands. Rest and relax on pristine beaches or snorkel in cool, turquoise waters in this customizable island hopping day trip. The best part of this tour is that you are in control of where you go and how long you stay! This fully customizable tour gives you the freedom to create your own Koh Samui island hopping itinerary according to your preferences and priorities. Not only that, you have a comfortable boat to ferry you between islands. You’ll also have the option to be accompanied by a passionate tour guide who will be able to share tidbits of history and culture with you in your chosen destinations. At checkout, simply indicate the two to three islands you want to visit so that our guide can help craft the best schedule for you based on your preferences. You can choose between Koh Rap (perfect for relaxing and snorkeling), Koh Madsum (known for its friendly resident pigs), and Koh Tan (a great option for marine creature lovers).

Koh Samui: Private Speedboat to Pig Island with Snorkeling

9. Koh Samui: Private Speedboat to Pig Island with Snorkeling

After pick-up from your hotel/accommodation, head straight to the pier. A warm welcome from our staff and then the tour’s details will be explained by your guide. Departure from Koh Samui to Koh Madsum or “Pig Island”. On the beach at Koh Madsum, there are seats and umbrellas for you to unwind on. Snacks and drinks can be purchased from stores. There are also many cute pigs walking around on the island and you can play with them. Furthermore, Koh Madsum is an island offering breathtaking vistas from where you can choose to take pictures, ensuring that their images will be treasured keepsakes. Continue to enjoy snorkeling at Koh Tan. Explore the stunning underwater fish and corals. Arrive back to Koh Samui and transfer back to your hotel/accommodation.

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What people are saying about Koh Madsum

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 414 reviews

the guide and crew were great. Very fun and easy going. they showed a lot of the 2 islands they took us to. the food and drinks were great at the latter island and the ability to relax, play, and kayak there for a few hours was a lot of un

Fantastic excursion, highly recommended! Our tour guide Kate was also super dedicated and organized, very helpful and friendly and put us in a really good mood.

Our guide was brilliant! Very informative and kind. 10/10. The trip itself was very good.

Great overall package with visit to pig island, snorkeling & lunch

Nice trip. Worth the effort. Good timing. Nice guide good lunch