Supporting Community-based Tourism
The Moken Tourism Team on Koh Surin is a member of N-ACT — the North Andaman Community Tourism Network. N-ACT is a group of 10 villages located in Ranong and Phang-Nga provinces.
Below find a list of destinations not far from Koh Surin where you can experience the warmth of Southern Thai hospitality and get to know the local way of life.
Ban Talae Nok Historic fishing village with an award-winning homestay featuring cultural and handicraft activities, fishing and snorkeling trips.
Ban Na Experience forest hiking, local crafts, and geothermal springs combined with a touch of northeastern Thai culture.
Ta Pae Yoi Surrounded the tranquil sea, mangrove forests, and golden grass fields, this community now offers homestays, island tours, turtle conservation, and volunteer opportunities. Many members of the homestay group can share stories about their Moken heritage.
Muang Kluang Warm-hearted residents share volunteer opportunities, exploration of Kapoe Bay, homestays, and sustainable agriculture.
Nakha Conservation group offering bamboo or inflatable rafting along the Nakha River to see a rare water lily that blooms in winter.
Ton Kloy Popular waterfall and swimming hole, also home to an ecotourism group offering jungle treks to waterfalls and an old tin mine.