The island of Koh Samui, belonging to the nation of Thailand, is one of the most picturesque and scenic islands of Southeast Asia. With a reputation for being a popular tourist destination, Koh Samui is known for its many beautiful beaches, unique cultural events, pristine coral reefs and marine life, and a thriving hospitality industry. Located in the beautiful district of Bophut of the island is the Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort & Spa, a stylish and luxury Samui resort.

One of the most exciting attractions of Samui; which is usually a major hit amongst animal lovers, is the Samui Aquarium and Tiger Show Zoo. This zoo, located in close proximity to Ban Harn Beach, is a great way to get up close with some of natures most fascinating and intriguing creatures. The zoo is home to range of mammals, birds, reptiles, and marine life, and spending an afternoon at the zoo is sure to a truly unforgettable experience.

The Aquarium at the zoo is one of the main features, and consists of several large tanks which are hold a wide range of marine life. Most of the fish at the aquarium are fish which are found in the waters around Thailand, such as nurse sharks, manta rays, cat fish, and even leopard sharks! However, there are many other species of tropical marine life which can be witnessed at the aquarium as well. The main highlight of the zoo is the Bengal tigers. These majestic creatures are some natures most marvelous creations, and at the zoo will be able to witness and observe them. The daily tiger shows at the zoo are a major hit amongst tourists, as these shows display tigers performing amazing feats of strength and agility. The zoo even allows visitors to take pictures of yourself while being within touching distance of a full grown tiger, which is sure to make a great souvenir! Apart from these highlights, the zoo is also home to leopards, turtles and a range of exotic birds.

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