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Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui provided by Island Gem Tours

Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 20/07/03 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/03 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Ko Samui, Ko Samui, Surat Thani Province
  • Local taxes
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Gourmet Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Rum tasting
  • Beer tasting
  • Cocktail making
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional drinks / food ordered other than what's provided in the tour itinerary
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Tanya M wrote a review May 2019
Mandurah, Australia14 contributions2 helpful votes
Right from the start of booking this tour to the end the customer service experience was exceptional. Our tour guide Dai was amazing and as an added bonus it was just myself and my partner on the tour. The places for the tastings are all their own unique experience so don’t go
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Response from Megan G, General Manager at Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui
Responded 29 May 2019
It's wonderful to receive your review and thanks so much for taking the time to make some great points about this tour. Yes, our drinks tasting tour is more than just sampling the different local beverages, its a day out meeting different and local people who make their livelihood partnering with Island Gems and I feel very privileged for that. Thank you for supporting the lively community of Samui and come back soon. Regards, Megan Island Gem Tours
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mcculloughdc wrote a review Sep 2018
Bangkok, Thailand2 contributions
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
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Date of experience: September 2018
Response from Megan G, General Manager at Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui
Responded 20 Oct 2018
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 and showcased some really unique places here on Samui. Hope to see you back one day maybe on one of our other tours:) Cheers Megan
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Paula S wrote a review Jul 2018
Hamilton, New Zealand114 contributions47 helpful votes
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 day it was! Megan was so great to meet and her
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Date of experience: July 2018
Response from Megan G, General Manager at Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui
Responded 23 Jul 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 with us. It's great that you have taken the time to describe our Drinks Tasting tour, which is the only one on the Island and it's a wonderful way to meet the locals and see how people live and work here on Samui.... as well as being a fun day out. We would love to see you back here soon on our beautiful island Samui. Cheers Megan Island Gem Tours
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Kacey Crepin wrote a review Jul 2018
13 contributions
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 our own. It was a really fun vibe and a great way to
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Response from Megan G, General Manager at Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui
Responded 10 Jul 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 countries so unlike your own, its a great way to learn about the people, culture and practices to try new things. Thai wines are very different from the much more mature wine countries like Europe, US, Australia and New Zealand etc, however the unique and lovely thing about the wines is that they are made from the fruits of Thailand, Mangosteen, Mango, Coconut, Lychee, and Passionfruit, I believe they are the only wines in the world that are made from these fruits...but may not be to everyone's taste its wonderful to give it a try. Also to ensure people do not get the wrong information, our cocktail making is just that, you pick a cocktail of your choice from a large variety offered, and then get behind the bar to make it yourself, with the help of the bar staff. It is not, nor is it advertised, as a cocktail lesson, just to have some fun while your gourmet lunch is being prepared for you. I was sorry to hear that you were exhausted at the end of your tour and I do hope that you had a good rest and wonderful stay on Samui before continuing on with your first trip to Asia. Kind regards, Megan
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Kerry C wrote a review Apr 2018
Jeeralang Junction, Australia95 contributions15 helpful votes
Megan picked us up from our resort and off we zoomed in her car. This is the first tour where it was just my friend and myself and we had the most amazing time. In between the laughter we had rum that put hairs on your chest, amazing wine and delicious beer. The cocktail making
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Response from Megan G, General Manager at Drinks Tasting Tour Including Lunch on Koh Samui
Responded 08 Apr 2018
Thank you so much for your lovely review, and yes it was a lovely day with you ladies. I am so pleased that you both had a great experience and enjoyed this small group tour, as you found we still go out even if only two people! Hope your stay on our wonderful island Samui is a memorable one and hope to see you again soon. Cheers Megan Island Gem Tours
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By: Island Gem Tours
Pleasant experience
We were a family husband wife n older daughter the guide Da and our lovely captain were 1st class We got picked up
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Great Boat Ride!
The beach picnic was really lovely and peaceful and riding on the boat was a fun way to spend time at Koh Samui. Li
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Awesome day!
Exceptional day! Everything was beyond our expectations. Dai was a fantastic tour guide and chef. The snorkeling an
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Perfect day trip!
I booked this tour as a surprise for my husbands birthday and we absolutely loved it! I emailed Megan who was lovel
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Boat trip to islands snorkeling & finished with private picnic on the beach
Brilliant. Food was great. Had the extra wow factor used moment as wedding proposal. Little touches like flowers &
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Great tour filled with variety
Fabulous relaxed tour. Our tour guide Dai was lovely and very informative. The transport was a comfortable modern c
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Fantastic Private Tour
This was an overall great experience. Megan was super responsive by email and customized our tour completely for
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Private tour for two- very good experience
We took a 4 hours tour of the island with our guide (and driver) Dai. She is born on this island and knows a lot of
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Sue A
Dinosaur and fossil hunting in the IOW
Met our guide, Flicka, at Brook Chine. Anyone can walk along this area of coastline, but without Flicka's knowledg
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Rachel L
Wonderful day, fabulous food
This was a highlight of our stay on Koh Samui. Easy to arrange and pick up/drop off as promised. We were a party of
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A beautiful introduction to Koh Samui
This tour is unmatched for value. We were picked up at our hotel and taking to our boat. You should use the one on
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Miroslav K
Truly private, highly recommend
This private beach picnic was an amazing experience. Highly recommended if you are looking to get away from crowds
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Brilliant day
We did the private beach picnic back in March. We were collected from our hotel and taken to the boat where we met
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A great way to spend a half day
We were picked up promptly at the time stated and taken to where our long tail boat was waiting for us. We have do
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Beautiful anniversary celebration
We chose this tour to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary . We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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