Young women and a pig on pig island koh samui
koh madsum island

Pig island koh samui

Pig Island Thailand is a popular island near Koh Samui also known as Koh Madsum or Piggy Island. This scenic island houses a bunch of friendly pigs that love interacting with guests. Visitors can meet the pigs, take photos, and feed them during their visit.

To get to Koh madsum, you can take a 20-minute boat trip from the south of Koh Samui, and  enjoy the bonus of close-by snorkeling spots and coral reef.

Pig Island tours provides a charming tour alternative to the nearby islands Koh tean & Koh rap. Visitors can reach it by longtail boat or speedboat, allowing them to enjoy its breathtaking white sand beaches and transparent waters.

During the excursions, visitors have the opportunity to swim with pigs, making for a joyful and memorable experience.

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"Our day trip to pig island was a fun and memorable experience. I highly recommend the private tour if you're in a small group. We were able to snorkel and visit the island at our own pace. The pigs are adorable and we got to see lots of fish that day."

~ Nicole V.

Discover the paradise islands of Koh Samui

Embark on a journey to discover the breathtaking paradise islands of Koh Samui – Koh Mat sum, Koh Tan, and Koh Rap. Immerse yourself in captivating sightseeing, unwind on pristine beaches, and dive into the crystal-clear waters for unforgettable snorkeling adventures.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the famous Pig Beach, where adorable pigs await your playful interaction. Experience the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration on these tropical gems.

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  • How do I get to Pig Island from Koh Samui?

    The easiest way to reach Pig Island from Koh Samui is by booking a tour or a private longtail boat via our website. The trip usually takes about 15 to 30 minutes from the pier.

  • What is the best time of the  year to visit Koh mat sum?

    The best time to visit Pig Island is during the dry season from January to August, when the weather is sunny and the seas are calm, making it perfect for outdoor activities and boat trips.

  • Are there any facilities on the Island?

    Koh matsum has basic facilities for visitors, including sun loungers, umbrellas, and a small café where you can buy drinks and snacks. It’s advised to bring your own necessities, such as sunscreen camera, towels and cash as there is no ATM on the island.

  • Can I feed the pigs ?

    Yes, visitors can feed the pigs, but it’s important to only give them appropriate food to ensure their health and well-being. Always ask your tour guide if you are not sure.

  • What should I bring with me?

    Visitors should bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a towel, and a camera. Snorkeling gear is included in most of the tours.

  • Is Pig Island suitable for children?

    Koh madsum is a family-friendly destination. The pigs are accustomed to human interaction, but it’s essential to supervise children closely to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for everyone.

  • How much does it cost to visit Pig Island?

    The cost to visit Pig Island varies depending on whether you join a group tour or book a private boat. Prices start at 1450 Thb per person, including transportation, food and activities.

  • What other activities can I do on the Islands?

    Besides interacting with the pigs, visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and beach relaxation. Some tours also offer additional activities like kayaking or a visit to nearby islands like Koh Rap and Tean island.

  • Is it possible to stay overnight ?

    There are no accommodation facilities directly on Koh Matsum. However there are some beach resorts on Koh Tan island and plenty of accommodation options on Koh Samui for all budgets. Day trips to Pig Island allow visitors to return to Koh Samui in the evening.


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