The island Koh Tao (Turtle Island) with the sister island Koh Nang Yuang are the most famous and most beautiful dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand. It’s a popular destination for divers as for snorkelers. Koh Tao developed to one of the most popular dive areas. Koh Tao is about 8 km long and 3 km wide. The beautiful and remote beaches, the unique dive and snorkel sites are just around 1, 5 hours by boat away from Koh Samui.
Around Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuang are many beautiful dive sites, which are very close and easy to reach in a few minutes by a dive boat. White Rock, Twins, Green Rock, No Name and the wreck HTMS Sattakut are some of the most beautiful dive sites.
The stunning variety of fishes and colorful corals of any kind offers the diver and snorkeler a good insight into the underwater world. The richness of colors and the visibility around Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuang are amazing.
Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuang are suitable to beginners and experienced divers. You can do dives down to 25 m and you can see a lot at any depth. The visibility ranges depending on the season between 5 to 30 m. Sometimes there can be a slightly current.