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Responsible Tourism Award Finalist!

Finalists for the Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2014 Dear friends, guests and partners – We are very happy and excited to announce that Andaman Discoveries was selected as a finalist for this year’s Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards! This annual award recognizes best practices and innovative programs for sustainable tourism in Asia since 2006.  Along with basking in glory and honor of the award reception, the winners can exhibit at the ITB Asia in Singapore for free! We are […]

Learn about the Moken on Surin Islands

Want to learn more about the Moken on Surin Islands??  Check out the new mokenislands.com website that has information on the culture, current situation and ways to engage with the Moken on Surin. Andaman Discoveries offers a unique private tour that enable guests to interact with the Moken in a positive and sustainable way. The ‘Surin Moken Experince’ tour allows you to see Surin through the eyes of the Moken, be guided by a local Moken, use a Moken long […]

Moken Sea Nomad Boats: A Marvel of Ingenuity

A hand crafted Moken boat travelled all the way to the USA this September! A family of guests  who came on a Village Tour through Andaman Discoveries ordered it from Moken Village Headman, Salamah, who designs and crafts replicas of the Moken Kabang traditional houseboat. AD helped Salamah purchase hand tools so he could start this small income generation project and the boats are currently sold in our handicraft store and orders can be placed with staff. Below, are some […]