The Top Things To See and Do in Koh Chang, Thailand
Koh Chang is Thailand’s second largest island and is the home to outdoor sports, white sand beaches and abundant wildlife, making it a haven for nature lovers. Here we guide you through some of the activities you don’t want to miss on this tropical island.
Mu Koh Chang National Park View Point offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Koh Chang and the neighbouring archipelago, making it the best spot to view the sunset in Koh Chang. Free of charge and easily accessible, the view point is perfect for travellers of all budgets.
KA-TI Culinary is one of the most popular restaurants in Koh Chang, and is popular among both tourists and locals. If you’re looking for a more authentic way to experience the local culture, here you can take a traditional Thai cooking class led by KA-TI Culinary’s head chef.
For a meaningful volunteering experience while you travel, stop by the Koh Chang Animal Project. Lisa McAlonie, who’s the US, set up an animal medical care centre in 2002 aimed at helping abused, injured or abandoned animals on the island.
A traditional Thai massage is a great way to relieve your stress, both mental and physical. Bodiwork Spa & Tea House Koh Chang offers a great range of massage programs and treatments, including the Thai, sport and Swedish massages. The staff are professional and have been well trained in Bangkok. Apart from massages, jacuzzis, facial treatments and steam treatments are all available to enhance your relaxation.
Treetop Adventure Park is an extraordinary way to see Koh Chang’s tropical rainforest up close. Enjoy a number of activities, including bridges, rope walks, Tarzan swings and rainforest slides. If you want to challenge yourself, try the zip line for a mind-blowing rainforest adventure.
If you are a big fan of natural landscapes, then Klong Plu Waterfall is worth a visit. It’s only a 15-minute walk to reach the waterfall from the drop-off point. If you have time, you may want to try the canopy trail too, which will allow you to get a closer look at the wildlife.