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Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai) Tours and Tickets

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Apart from the beaches, Koh Samui’s most distinctive attraction is the golden Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai) visible above the red-tiled rooftops on the island’s north coast. The 40-foot (12-meter) Buddha statue can be seen from several miles away—even from a plane—and the site is an active place of worship.

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Top Sights of Samui City Tour

Top Sights of Samui City Tour

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This is a great pick for time-tight travelers who are keen to see multiple Koh Samui highlights in a day. Save time researching your itinerary and planning transport—this convenient tour includes door-to-door transfers. Ride comfortably in an air-conditioned vehicle, and visit a mix of temples, shrines, and natural wonders—including the Big Buddha temple, Lad Koh viewpoint, Guan Yu Shrine, and Na Muang waterfall.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.00
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$22.00

Koh Samui Sightseeing Tour by Minivan

Koh Samui Sightseeing Tour by Minivan

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Visit all of the main sights on the island around 5 hours in total. The program of Samui Sightseeing Tour is a great combination of cultural, religion, and natural that you would learn and get a good experience about this charming island. Pick up from hotel by our friendly driver, get briefed information in each stop from our driver and you are given the time to explore on your own afterthat. This tour is recommended for first time travelers and anyone who wants to see the highlights of Koh Samui. It is a great value and reasonably priced to take this program. - Round trip pick up with air-conditioned vehicle - Stop over all the main sights of Koh Samui - Drinking water is provided
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.07
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$23.07

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

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Leave navigation to the experts and check off Koh Samui’s signature sights in just half a day on this guided door-to-door tour. Traveling in a group no larger than 15, see Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai), Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks (Hin Yai and Hin Ta), Wat Khunaram, with the Mummified Monk, and Na Muang Waterfall. Along the way, soak up island vistas from the Lad Koh View Point.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.23
Price varies by group size
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$56.23
Price varies by group size

Koh Samui Private Customized Tour with Driver

Koh Samui Private Customized Tour with Driver

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Treat your group to a private and personalized 4-hour, 6-hour, or 8-hour tour of Koh Samui. Your driver will make sure you see all the key attractions and sites. After that, you will be able to drive around at your own pace while seeing particular sites you want to see. service is ideal for the first time visitors or for that last minute shopping trip before catching a flight. Pickup to and from Cruise Terminal also avaiable
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.49
Price varies by group size
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$35.49
Price varies by group size

Koh Samui Round Island Sightseeing Tour

Koh Samui Round Island Sightseeing Tour

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Experience the best of Koh Sumai with this Round Island sightseeing tour that hits all of the highlights. Explore this popular boutique island with your friendly local guide. Make stops at Grandpa and Grandma Rocks, the famous Big Buddha and NaMuang Waterfall, plus learn about the numerous beaches and resorts that dot the island.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.71
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$46.71

Koh Samui Sightseeing Tour Around The Island (This price is for 1 or 2 people)

Koh Samui Sightseeing Tour Around The Island (This price is for 1 or 2 people)

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Koh Samui "Heaven of the Gulf of Thailand" attracts anyone who has visited until Samui has become a popular island for both Thai and foreign tourists. with the outstanding beauty of fine white sand and the clear turquoise waters of Koh Samui that everyone will love. But many people still do not know that besides Koh Samui, there is a beautiful sea. There are many activities to do other than just walking on the beach, we have a lot of beautiful things on the island. We will take you to see that. within 6 hrs. High Recommended.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.56
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$60.56

Private Group City Tour Around Koh Samui

Private Group City Tour Around Koh Samui

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Private sightseeing tour exploring Koh Samui Island's most popular sightseeing places. Discover the best of this boutique island on a half-day tour that hits all of the most notable attractions of this wonderful island, provided with a knowledgeable and friendly local guide who will offer you plenty of history information & insight about each of attractions. • Visit the sensational panoramic Chaweng Beach and Thong Takhian Beach views at Lad Koh Viewpoint. • Pay homage to Guanyin and the Buddha at Wat Plai Laem. • Visit one of Koh Samui’s most impressive landmarks at Big Buddha Temple. • Marvel at one of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world, the extraordinary rock formation, “Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks” • Make merit with powerful Chinese shrine dedicated to Guan Yu at Guan Yu Shrine (Lamai) • Go for worship Loung Pordaeng at Khunaram Temple (Mummified monk temple). • Jump into the natural pool for refreshing yourself at this pristine Na Mueang Waterfall.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.06
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$48.06

Private Customized Tour with Driver in Koh Samui

Private Customized Tour with Driver in Koh Samui

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Make one day trip to explore the island with a stress-free by booking the private car with driver. You can select the visiting places and manage the time of each destination by yourself with no rush! The duration of the trip is flexible with 4-hour, 6-hour, and 8-hour, select one which is suitable for you. Our experience driver starts pick you up from the hotel or any starting point with smooth drive to visit the key places of Koh Samui or other places as your requirement. We also accept the pick up service for cruise's ship customers. • Recommend for first time visiting and want to see all the main sights of Koh Samui • Visit all the key places of Koh Samui, except some places are on the mountain. • Give your visiting lists and let us make a plan for you • Tour can start morning or afternoon to suite your lifestyle.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.16
Price varies by group size
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$34.16
Price varies by group size

Koh Samui Custom Sightseeing Tour with Private Guide

Koh Samui Custom Sightseeing Tour with Private Guide

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Our friendly & licensed guide will pick you up from your hotel or villa in an Air-Conditioned minivan (or other vehicles SUV on request or 4x4 truck* Select 4x4*.) When you step into the vehicle you can share your ideas and interests so we customize the plan for the day. Gain local insight into Thai culture as you visit the island's top sights like the Big Buddha, Wat Plai Laem, Hin Tai & Hin Yai, see amazing scenery and more & beaches. Get recommendations on the best spots to eat for local cuisine or street food, learn about the island's history, and swim on white sandy beaches or in hidden jungle waterfalls. Please note that the tour can be personalized to your own interests and desires. If desired we can have a lunch stop at a local restaurant on the beach or at any restaurant type that you prefer. The cost of lunch is not included in the tour. We provide Coldwater, Onboard Wifi and refreshment towels along the way to ensure that you have a comfortable day of sightseeing.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.71
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$138.71
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Koh Samui Island Tour including Lunch and Thai Massage

Koh Samui Island Tour including Lunch and Thai Massage

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Travelers in search of a true Thai experience will find exactly what they’re looking for on this Koh Samui Island Tour including Lunch and Thai Massage. Your friendly local guide will take you on a tour of some of the island’s major highlights, like picturesque beaches, giant Buddha statues and even the breathtaking NaMuang Waterfall. After your tour tuck into a tasty lunch at Peak Eye Restaurant and then select a massage before relaxing in a steam bath or Jacuzzi to end this perfect day.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.16
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$105.16

Private - 6 Hours Best of Samui City Tour including Lunch

Private - 6 Hours Best of Samui City Tour including Lunch

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Visit the top sights of Koh Samui with ease on a full-day tour with your own private guide. Travel in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle to important temples including Big Buddha Temple, Wat Plai Laem, and the temple with the mummified monk. Take in the spectacular scenery from Lad Koh viewpoint, see Namuang waterfall and the Grandmother-Grandfather rock formations, and have a Thai lunch at a beachside restaurant.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.73
Price varies by group size
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$88.73
Price varies by group size

Koh Samui Jungle Safari Tour

Koh Samui Jungle Safari Tour

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This is a great pick for travelers interested in seeing a mix of natural wonders, temples, and shrines in a day. Avoid potential language barriers when figuring out local public transport, and instead, travel in a comfortable 4-wheel drive vehicle, which hotel pickup and drop-off included. The route visits the Big Buddha Temple, the Secret Buddha Garden, Na Muang Waterfall, and lots more incredible scenery along the way.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.14
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$47.14

Mountain Jungle Tour

Mountain Jungle Tour

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This 6 hour ECO friendly tour by 4x4 Jeep is a must if you are on Koh Samui to see most popular highlights on the island. You will also visit to Samuis' most famous landmarks, Namuang waterfall, and some really fun mountain off road driving with amazing viewpoints. Hotel transfer and lunch is included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.70
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$44.70

Private Ko Samui Island Tour with Air-Conditioned VIP Minivan

Private Ko Samui Island Tour with Air-Conditioned VIP Minivan

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Explore the natural and cultural wonders of Koh Samui during this private tour by minivan. Your very own personal guide leads you on a rainforest walk to Namuang Waterfall. Then visit Laem Sor Pagoda and make photo stops at the Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai) and Wat Plai Laem. You’ll discover Koh Samui at a relaxed pace and have the flexibility to customize your 6-hour itinerary.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$366.74
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$366.74
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Ko Samui Island Full-Day Cultural Experience with Pickup

Ko Samui Island Full-Day Cultural Experience with Pickup

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On An Authentic Samui Experience you will avoid the crowds and explore the cultural landscape of the island, seeing it from a local perspective. The early start is a great chance to spot monks walking barefoot around the neighbourhood while the local people make merit offering them food. This is the ideal time to miss the noisy crowds, by visiting the local temples at a more solitary, reflective hour. Take in the magnificence of the Big Budda and Wat Plai Laem Temples as they should be; in peace. Visit the Hinta Hinyai (Grandmother & Grandfather Rocks) and discover parts of the island that you didn’t know existed. This tour also gives superb photo opportunities. Capture uninterrupted and gorgeous photos of the sites without the busy crowd. *the tour starts early in the morning but to experience the island at this time is truly beyond compare. you'll also be left with a full day of leisure and enjoy your hotel/ villa’s facilities all throughout the rest of the day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.15
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$63.15

Koh Samui Jet Ski Safari Tour

Koh Samui Jet Ski Safari Tour

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We offer Island hopping tours with our jet skis to the most beautiful destinations in Koh Samui. Enjoy a day with your family or friends and explore the beauty of Thailand with a jet ski. We’ll take you to secret spots with no crowds of tourists as other island tours do. The tour takes you to 3-6 different places to get sweeping views of the ocean on a thrilling jet ski tour. Our pricing is for one jet ski which can host up to two guests. It is a drive-yourself jet ski tour, which means there will be only you on the jet ski and one of our tour guides will follow you with his one jet ski.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.18
per group
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$144.18
per group

Amazing Race Samui

Amazing Race Samui

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Fun for all the family in a competitive game based on the TV programme 'Amazing Race', around Samui.
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  • 4 hours
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$173.02
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$173.02

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

Explore the highlights of Ko Samui in just a half day on this comprehensive tour, with all round-trip transportation included. You'll travel with a small group, which means personalized attention from your guide and plenty of time to ask questions. Stops include the viewpoint at Lad Koh, Big Buddha Temple, the Na Muang Waterfalls, the mummy at Wat Khunaram, and others.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.65
Price varies by group size
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$24.65
Price varies by group size

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

Ko Samui City Tour including Wat Phra Yai, Lat Ko Viewpoint, Hin Ta Hin Yai Rock

#Uncover Ko Samui's unique cultural heritage and scenic natural surroundings on this half-day tour. Marvel at the Big Buddha temple, admire the sandy beaches from Laad Ko lookout, drop by the Grandmother and Grandfather rocks, and see the Mummified Monk. - Guided tour to glimpse natural wonders of Ko Samui - Chance to visit to unique rock formations—Hin Yai & Hin Ta - Opportunity to see preserved mummified monk at Wat Khunaram - Lush waterfalls of Na Muang & photos at Big Buddha Temple - Stroll up to panoramic Lad Koh viewpoint
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.51
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$24.51

Selfie City Tour & Temple Tour of Pattaya with Lunch

Selfie City Tour & Temple Tour of Pattaya with Lunch

Enjoy your private day trip (Family friendly) with your English speaking tour guide while exploring the beauty of Pattaya without a hassle since this tour includes a round trip transfer.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.50
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$48.50

Half Day Koh Samui City Exploration

Half Day Koh Samui City Exploration

Get a real touch of Samui and experience the absolute difference from other islands you might have been. Explore various attractions around the Samui Island's main ringed road. The tour will visit Big Buddha, the most scenic viewpoint, Grand Ma & Grand Pa Rocks, Wat Khunaram for mummified monk before getting to Na Muang Waterfall.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.41
Price varies by group size
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$29.41
Price varies by group size

Around Samui in a Day

Around Samui in a Day

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Discover Koh Samui on a small-group tour that covers the island’s highlights in one morning. Your guide takes you to sights including Na Muang waterfall, Wat Phra Yai (Big Buddha Temple), and Wat Kunaram—a temple known for its Mummified Monk. Stop at lookout points with spectacular views, and visit a coconut farm with this small-group tour that is limited to seven participants for a more personalized experience.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.44
Price varies by group size
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$22.44
Price varies by group size

City Tour Around Koh Samui

City Tour Around Koh Samui

City Tour Around Koh Samui explores all the main cultural attractions on the beautiful island of Koh Samui in a day. This Koh Samui city tour will allow you to see all the sights without taking the risk of getting lost on this amazing Thai island. If you are new to Koh Samui, this is a great way to get to see all the important attractions in a day. • Capture memories of Koh Samui's natural and you can have a great photo of the panoramic view of Chaweng beach shore. • Visit the famous Grand Mother & Grand Father rock, and you can have a look of the rocks that were being sculptured by nature itself. • Visit one of the hidden treasures of the island where you can personally see the Mummified Monk sited in the middle of the Khunaram Temple. • Have a quick dip ate the cold waters that fall down from the top of the Koh Samui forest and we will also take you to the local shopping spots for you to have a chance to buy some souvenirs.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.19
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$20.19

Koh Samui Island Tour by Boat

Koh Samui Island Tour by Boat

- Hop on a boat and enjoy a tour of the beautiful islands of Ko Samui - Enjoy snorkeling in clear blue waters and see the lush marine life of Koh Tan! - Savor a sumptuous lunch after a day of fun-filled activities! - Cruise around the stunning Birds Nest Islands and enjoy a panoramic view - Travel stress-free with a round trip transfer from your hotel in Koh Samui
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.32
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$66.32

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