Both snorkel and fishing trips are offered by the neighboring resort Mr. Gao. For trekking there are many small roads through the rainforest and hills and small bays where you can see different wild animals and birds. Koh Phayam and surrounding islands are famous for bird watching especially the hornbill birds. A very big population of hornbill are on the island and you can see them every day. Sea eagles, herons and waders, kingfisher and others are around as well. 4 different companies on Koh Phayam organize PADI courses, day trips and diving safaris to Surin and Similan islands, Richelieu Rock and Burma. Diving season is from November till April. Good deals are usually offered by Phayam Divers. The main office is located at Phayam Lodge at Aow Yai beach (Long beach). Another small office can be found at the pier.