TAO is the fantastic travelling and diving
site in Thai Gulf. Just beloved and well known among
Thai in the last recent years but among foriegn
traveller it's mean diver paradise well known by
the beautiful shade of the sea. That we can say
the very best on earth.
KOH TAO consist of two main islands
: KOH TAO and KOH NANG-YUAN almost all are mountain
area only 30% are plain. There are three villages
which are "BAN HAAD SAI REE" , "BAN
MAE HAAD" and "BAN CHALOK BAAN KAO"
85 km. from Chumporn, 120 km. from Suratthani and
45 km. from Phangan, the nearest island. This made
it a rather distance place in Thai eastern sea.
KOH TAO has figure of a bean. Some said it look
like a turtle. There are curves of natural beauty
11 gulfs-10 points along 28.6 km. of the circle
including coral reef 8 km. all around. They face
the north eastern monsoon from November to March.
However, there are several island to hide it from
Traveller can make a trip to KOH TAO island all
through the year. Bangalows are available at rest
area on the beach including jeep. motorcycle and
mountain bike for rent.
There are also boat and diving
center. During the day, we hardly see traveller
since they are out to sea diving task... early in
the morning till the sun down. Interesting site
are diving area for skin dive or scuba dive... which
one do you prefer.
Right! one full day program for diving and travelling
around in nature, rent a boat or take taxi boat
all available at MAE HAAD PIER. But for those who
appreciate scuba diving, a day is certainly not
enough to search for the beauty of underwater world
here. Since there are several different places for
scuba loving. 3 to 4 days may be more suitable.
At diving center, scuba training courses are available.
Take some courses for diving certificate
which meet world standard request wherever you will
be. Diving and Travelling places are all different
in its beauty.
Right! from AO LUEK, LAEM THIAN, HIN WONG pinnacle
to AO MUANG. At KONG SAI DAENG or shark island,
2-3 meters of shark in a herd of 7-8 dive with us
in their favorite day. Out of travelling site and
all beaches around, there are many interesting and
beautiful places in KOH TAO island.
JOR POR RO rock garden on the western site.
There is strange stone at one corner with the initials
of King Rama V on it in remembance of his visiting
PO RO rock garden
view point at CHALOK BAAN KAO... sounthern of the
island. Also AO THIAN OK who curving nearby AO CHOLOK
just like PP-DON at Krabi province don't miss!
Another small island in the northern
of KOH TAO is NANG YUAN consist of 3 islands connected
by white beaches. One can walk through whenit is
ebb tide. The nature around consist of coral reef
perfect under crystal clear water the most pleasure
site for swim and dive. NANG YUAN has it's beautiful
place... best for climbing on.
Second largest of the three take a 20 minute trip
up there will be great stones place... for sit and
view from this point, view the most beautiful site
of NANG YUAN island. On the other site is the white
sand along the beach which connect the two into
such a marvellous place... to see!!
At red sand beach we can see sun
rise between KOH TAO and KONG SAI DAENG... beautiful
shot! it's also the most named for scuba diving
and shark observing the seaman told us... there
are herd of 7-8 shark ...not so dangerous... not
so big and do not hurt anybody... should we believe!!!
The nature beauty of
northern and southern sea of KOH TAO island so far
away from mainland. This keep it remain the natural
personalities as long as it should. The charms of
it's remopte invite peace lovers to visit once in
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