This list of the 10 best budget tours in Samui shows that, even if you’re travelling on a tight budget, there’s no reason to miss out on all that this beautiful destination has to offer. No trip to Koh Samui would be complete without a bit of exploration and, due to the fact that many of us have to be careful with our cash, this page gives the opportunity to discover Samui and to enjoy exciting activities at affordable rates.
We’ve made a selection of tours according to two criteria: they cost less than 2,500 baht, and they are popular tours. We tried to select a good range of different types of excursion, from boat tours to landmark tours to Thai cooking classes and more, so everyone could find something here to their taste.
- Ang Thong Adventure Tour
- Ko Tao & Ko Nang Yuan Snorkeling Tour
- Jungle Adventure
- Sea Kayaking at Ang Thong Marine Park
- Around the Island Tour
- Temples & City Tour
- Big Game Fishing Full-Day Tour
- 4-Wheel ATV Adventure
- Red Baron Junk Sailing Tour with Transfers
- Guided Photography Tour with Golden Pagoda & Big Buddha
Few words describe the incredible beauty of Ang Thong Marine National Park. Experience the wonder of these 42 tropical islands for yourself on this speedboat tour. Limestone cliffs, diverse forestry, pure blue lagoons and natural wonders reveal themselves to you as you hop from one island to next through the park. Read More...
Around the Island Tour5 Hours
Discover Koh Samui's unique cultural heritage and scenic natural surroundings on this half-day tour. Stop at the Big Buddha temple, admire the sandy beaches from Lad Koh Viewpoint, drop by Hin Ta & Hin Yai (Grandmother and Grandfather) rocks, refresh yourself at Na Muang Waterfall and see the famous Mummified Monk. Read More...
Jungle Adventure7 Hours
Explore Koh Samui's main landmarks and fantastic sites from the back of a four-wheel drive vehicle on this full-day tour. Relax at peaceful Na Muang and Tar Nim waterfalls, view stunning religious attractions like Samui Big Buddha and the Mummified Monk, explore rubber plantations and fruit orchards and take in splendid sights at panoramic viewpoints over Chaweng. Read More...
Let’s Relax Spa1 Hours 30 Minutes+
Located just a short drive from Chaweng Beach, this tranquil oasis offers you the opportunity to leave all your worries behind while enjoying a truly decadent experience. Includes a 90-minute body massage, where a warm pouch of steamed Thai herbs is pressed against the body meridians. These types of herbs are said to be particularly good for sore muscles, aches, blood circulation and toning. Read More...
- Location: 108/42 Moo 1, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)77 430 232
Sky Fox Adventure Park Tour4 Hours
Enjoy an amazing adrenaline rush as you take on challenges at Sky Fox, a world-class outdoor zip-line park. Experience the seven different zip-lining stations as you make your way from one end of the park to the other in a beautiful and natural environment. Upon reaching a waterfall, take the opportunity to swim in the crystal-clear waters. Read More...
- Location: Tawirat Phakdi Road, Mueang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Chanita Thai Cooking Class3 Hours
Take part in an authentic cooking class and learn how to incorporate the spicy flavours of Thai cuisine in your dishes. Expand your taste buds and test out your skills as you learn to cook traditional Thai meals beside gorgeous sea views. After cooking, reward yourself by taking a bite of the fruits of your labour as your class ends just in time for lunch or dinner. Read More...
- Location: Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)81 970 2779
Full Day Fishing Adventure6 Hours 30 Minutes
Cast off and head out on the waters surrounding Koh Samui for an exciting fishing tour. Cast your line by the beautiful islands of Koh Mudsum, Koh Tan and Koh Rap, as well as Wang Bay. In the event you have a catch, pass it to your guide to cook it in your upcoming barbecue lunch. Afterward, make your way to Koh Tan for a choice of coral fishing, seabed fishing or snorkelling. Read More...
Island Adventure7 Hours
Spend a relaxing day cruising the waters around the stunning Koh Samui. Visit famous, pristine beaches on the idyllic Koh Tan and Swallow’s Nest Island, discover popular landmarks and enjoy a scrumptious lunch at a beach restaurant. Swimming and snorkelling, as well as taking in amazing views of beautiful islands and marine life, are part of this exciting day trip. Read More...
Guided Photography Tour5 Hours 30 Minutes
Capture Koh Samui's beauty through the lens of your camera on this guided photography tour of the island's most iconic landmarks. Enhance your skills and your knowledge as you snap sights like the Golden Pagoda, Hin Ta and Hin Yai, Wat Plai Laem and Big Buddha. Learn the local history and culture at each site and, as the sky begins to darken, head to a prime location for shooting the sunset over the clear waters. Read More...
Immerse yourself in Koh Samui's abundant beauty and enjoy its breathtaking sights on a full-day tour of the island. Glimpse natural formations, taste fresh coconut milk at a plantation and visit the island's most iconic landmark—the Big Buddha Temple—with excellent photo opportunities along the way. Read More...