Koh Kho Khao Activities

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Activities


Ban Nok Na Homestay

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Experience the traditional ways of life by staying in tree surrounded homestay next to white sand beach, where the hosts welcome you like family members with delicious local dishes.

Klong Ton Homestay, Ban Muang Mai

In the Forest of Phra Pichai Mountain, the community here helps to protect the forest to preserve origin of water stream. There are a beautiful waterfall and a big ancient tree. Staying in one of 5 homestays, you can learn their way of life. Visit rubber plantations and rainforest and the beach. Also available are cycling and kayaking.

Koh Pa

Koh Pa is a small island to the west of Koh Kho Khao and houses young coral reefs growing along the coast. The place is very popular among tourists who stay on Koh Kho Khao. This quiet beach is a nice place for swimming, diving, fishing and sunbathing.

Exertion level: easy
Duration: half a day

Tung Tuk Ancient Town (Mueng Thong Archeological Site)

Situated on the South Eastern coast of the island opposite to Takaupa River Delta, there are various kinds of ancients artifacts that have been discovered at this archeological site, such as pottery and glassware from the Middle East and tableware like bowls and plates from China’s Tang Dynasty and a large number of traditional pottery, stone beads and glasses.

In addition to the ancient objects brought for sale in the past, sacred statues from both Buddhist and Brahman religions have also been found here. These remnants bear evidence of the presence of a large community existing in the past, as well as of traders from different parts of the world that had been travelling to Koh Kho Khao for commercial purpose.

Exertion level: easy
Duration: 2-3 hours

Ton Thong Waterfall

jungle waterfall

At the northeast end of the island, the small “Ton Thong Waterfall” is Koh Kho Khao’s only waterfall. Accessible during October-February.

Exertion level: moderate to difficult
Duration: half day or full day

Creating Ancient Bead Replicas

Unique and culturally rich souvenirs from Koh Kho Khao. Attend a workshop on recreating ancient bead, replicating those discovered at the Tung Tuk archaeological site – zebra beads, amber beads, and dewdrop beads.

Exertion level: easy
Duration: 1-2 hours

Birdwatching

There are various species of birds, both migratory and resident, inhabiting watersheds on the island. A watch-tower is available for birdwatchers, and the good time is early morning.

Exertion level: easy to moderate
Duration: early morning or evening

Kayaking

jungle river kayaking

Waiting in the mangroves, waterfall, canals, and sea are rich ecosystems that shelter many species, such as mud lobsters, shells, and crabs. Kayak to enjoy these beautiful landscapes and nature.

Exertion level: easy to moderate
Duration: 2-3 hours