Monkey pick Coconut

Coconuts and products created from coconut were and are a big industry on Koh Samui employing many people and monkeys. Monkeys are trained to harvest coconuts in the school which was founded in 1957 in Suratthani.

Training usually takes 3 to 5 months. Koh Samui has an estimated quantity of 3 million coconut palms which produce millions of coconuts each year to be picked by the monkeys.

Things to bring:
  • Mosquito Spray
  • Camera/Video Camera
  • Drinking Water/Soft Drinks
  • Sun screen
  • Sandals/Sneekers

Monkey School