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Island Gem Tours

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Offering the best tours on Koh Samui. Here, you will find activities on Koh Samui that are truly unique! Awarded as 2017 Destination Specialist for Koh Samui by Luxury Travel Guide, Island Gem Tours will ensure you get the best experiences on the...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 13, 2016

I have honestly had the most memorable day with Lorraine and Gavin from Island Gem tours. Thank you for a great day!! The food was amazing and the traditional long tail boat ride over there was really such a great experience too. :-)

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Ok... my email I received after booking said "snorkeling, swimming, kayaking etc. with English speaking tour guide. Of course night before we were told we needed 4,000 more baht for twin engine. Ok. Done Here's our day.: Picked up on time Arrived to boat, shuffled...More

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Megan G, Owner at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Thank you very much for your review and being specific on what you felt dissatisfied with. This have helped me to pinpoint where the problems were and what I needed to do to fix them immediately. After meeting with my speed boat operator we implemented...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our beach picnic and private boat ride. The snorkeling was a little underwhelming but the water near Koh Samui is generally not the best for snorkeling. The guide was very nice and tried to make it a romantic outing. The food and wine...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and feedback and yes, October can be a little less nice for snorkeling being the rainy season. We were really glad to read that you liked your guide and you enjoyed the food and wine. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Our family had a fabulous day with Megan and boat captain Lee. Megan was an excellent guide and great company and our kids ( 12 & 14 ) loved the snorkeling and jumping off the traditional Thai long tail boat. Our Thai picnic lunch was...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you really enjoyed your tour and your stay on Samui. Come back soon:) Megan

Reviewed September 15, 2018

I don't write reviews unless the experience was exceptionally good or really bad. This tour lands squarely in the first category. The tour design, the execution of our program, and our guide, Megan, were outstanding. No doubt it helped to have interesting and engaging members...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review and it was a wonderful day spent meeting you both. I was really pleased that you mentioned the tour design as we spent many months developing partnerships with the local business owners to ensure the tour was well paced...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Tour cancelled early in the morning, on the same day of the tour itself. Ruined my entire holiday plan, with no chance for an alternative plan due to last minute cancellation. So, don’t bother booking this tour as the operator can’t be trusted to keep...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Hello, I am sorry the read your feedback and want to respond with the actual details so others can read what the real situation was for you as I do believe your rating is quite harsh and unfair but do understand that you obviously were...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

This tour was definitely the way to see the island of Koi Samui. Meagan was extremely helpful in ensuring our tour was organised well. The mini bus was comfortable and airconditioned which was welcome on the humid day of our tour. Our guide Dai was...More

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Megan G, Owner at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

That is a lovely review thank you for pointing out how we made it not only a memorable experience of our wonderful Island but also the things we try hard to ensure our guests comfort:) Hope to see you back here some day...cheers Megan Island...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

We heard of Megan in The Koh Samui Guide 2018 as we were looking for something that would be suitable for our young family (three kids, 3, 5, and 7). The guide recommended this activity and they were 100% right! Booking it was EASY -...More

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Megan G, Owner at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Wow, so pleased that we hit the mark for you and your Family and thanks so much for highlighting the things that we work hard to make it a personal experience for our guests..every trip is unique and being a private tour we can cater...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018

We booked this trip for a couple of reasons, the excellent reviews and the laid back start time which suited our party down to the ground. The snorkeling was fun with a couple of first time snorkelers in the group. We took some of the...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you for your great review, it was lovely to see you enjoyed the later start time as we don't want people to miss out on their delicious resort breakfasts. We are so glad you had a great day out, and hope to see you...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Right from the start Megan was great to deal with and we booked easily over the internet. Megan and her driver picked us up from our Hotel right on time. The van was large and very very tidy. He was a great driver. What a...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

What a great review thank you so much and it was also great to meet you and your lovely family. I always believe that even though our guests love our tours it really comes down to the lovely people like yourselves who spend the day...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this snorkeling/picnic trip so much. Our guide was so friendly and very helpful. The food we where served at the picnic was some of the best whe have had on Koh Samui. Whe where a large group of 13 people from the age...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

So wonderful to hear that you all had a great day, yes this tour is perfect for people of any age, we cater for all:) I was really pleased to read that you loved our freshly prepared food, as its a great way for people...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

To start, Megan is an absolutely lovely lady and we had the best time getting to know her throughout the tour. We enjoyed the first stop with rum the most throughout the tour as we would not have known to go to that spot on...More

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Megan G, General Manager at Island Gem Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for you review and its always great to get feedback from our guests. To give other people who may review your feedback some more information we have been told is really helpful, so just to add to your comments. When travelling to other...More

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JanBJZ
March 17, 2018|
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thanks Jan for your enquiry
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December 27, 2016|
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Response from Adam S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. It does not include the waterfalls, but I did like the tour.
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June 3, 2015|
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Hi Dawn, Thanks for the inquiry and my apologies for the late reply. Island gem picnic is the perfect tour to introduce your daughter to snorkeling. Because it is a private trip, you have the whole boat to yourselves. It... More
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