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Samui Waterfalls

Samui Waterfalls

Koh Samui has several waterfalls spread over the west and south of the island. The most beautiful and famous waterfalls are Namuang 1 Waterfall with a height 18 meters and Namuang 2 Waterfall with a total height of 80 meters.
Both waterfalls have large, natural pools for swimming and plunging. They are located on the southern part of Koh Samui in the Mountains, but can be easily reached by rental car or taxi.

Please watch out for hidden rocks while swimming and do not jump in the water. Diving is not recommended!
Things to bring:
  • Swimming costume/shorts
  • Beach Towel
  • Mosquito Spray
  • Camera/Video Camera
  • Drinking Water/Soft Drinks
  • Sun screen
  • Sandals/Sneekers

Namuang 1 Waterfall

Namuang 1 Waterfall located about 10km south of Nathon Town at Ban Thurian on Koh Samui. The Waterfall can be reached easily by car or and as it is close to the parking lot. Namuang 1 Waterfall is a popular destination for both local Thai people and tourists.
It invites for a picnic and refreshing bath in the waterfalls natural pool. Shops and stalls selling souvenirs, drinks and food are located beside the pathway to the waterfall.

Things to bring:
  • Swimming costume/shorts
  • Beach Towel
  • Mosquito Spray
  • Camera/Video Camera
  • Drinking Water/Soft Drinks
  • Sun screen
  • Sandals/Sneekers

Namuang 2 Waterfall

Namuang 2 Waterfall can only be reached by walking some 20-30 minutes from the parking area. Due to the fact that visitors have to walk a small path uphill to get to the waterfall it is less busy and invites for a swim in the natural pool.
Total height of Namuang 2 is 80 meters over severals steps.You should buy drinks and snacks before starting to hike up to the waterfall as there are no shops selling drinks and food nearby.