Koh Chang

Sandwiched between Bangkok and Cambodia in Trat Province, Koh Chang comprises of 50 unspoilt islands in eastern Thailand which offer a wide range of activities to suit all interests and budgets.

Visitors to the Koh Chang Marine National Park can enjoy opportunities to observe elephants, deer, native birds and other wildlife in the lush and unspoilt tropical jungle which spans across many of the islands. In addition, the golden shores of the area offer a welcome respite for those looking for a tranquil and relaxing escape. Those seeking a more active break can also enjoy diving and snorkelling in the azure waters of Koh Chang, whilst the area is also ideal for hiking and camping.

The main island of Koh Chang, otherwise known as ‘Elephant Island’, offers a combination of luxury spas and budget accommodation options for families, couples and solo travellers who wish to visit the Koh Chang Marine National Park and enjoy the natural assets of Thailand.


What you’ll love most about Koh Chang

  • Relax on the soft sands of White Sand Beach, one of Koh Chang’s most popular and picturesque beaches, offering clear waters, beachfront bars, and stunning sunsets
  • Explore the island’s lush interior and discover its beautiful waterfalls, such as Klong Plu Waterfall, where you can swim in natural pools and enjoy the serenity of the jungle surroundings
  • Dive into the underwater world around Koh Chang, with its vibrant coral reefs, colourful marine life, and excellent snorkelling and diving spots, including Koh Rang and Koh Wai
  • Visit the Ban Kwan Chang Elephant Camp and Sanctuary to interact with rescued elephants in a responsible and ethical manner, feeding, bathing, and learning about these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat
  • Embark on thrilling adventures on Koh Chang, such as jungle trekking, zip-lining through the treetops, ATV rides, and kayaking through mangrove forests, providing excitement and adrenaline for outdoor enthusiasts
  • Explore the nearby islands and attractions on island-hopping tours, including Koh Mak, Koh Kood, and the surrounding marine parks, where you can discover secluded beaches, snorkel in pristine waters, and enjoy laid-back island vibes
  • Enjoying Peninsula Beach, Koh Chang - Tourism Authority of Thailand

  • View of Peninsula Beach, Koh Chang - Tourism Authority of Thailand

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 30℃
  • 29℃
  • 28℃
  • 27℃
  • 27℃
  • 27℃
  • 28℃
  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 11
  • 21
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 24
  • 19
  • 9
  • 3

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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