Goway's special booking conditions protect your 2021 travel plans - Read more
Specials Trip Finder Brochures Menu

Koh Tao Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences

  • Koh Tao
  • Koh Tao Beach
  • Koh Tao Reef
  • Koh Tao
  • Koh Tao Bay

Koh Tao

Koh Tao is an island situated off the Gulf of Thailand and is known for its excellent scuba diving, some of the best in the gulf on a Thailand vacation. Tourism is its almost exclusive industry. You can see turtles, stingrays, barracudas, lots of small fish, reef sharks and there is a possibility of seeing a whale shark.

It is less developed than nearby Ko Samui and Ko Pha Ngan but has become increasingly popular especially with the younger crowd. The white sand beach north of Ao Tanot is the best place on the island for snorkeling due to its very clear waters. There is a sunken catamaran in the bay. This beach can be reached by long tail boat. The most popular resort is Sairee on the west coast, which has a white sand beach with a length of 1.7 kilometres/ 1 mile interrupted only by a few huge boulders and some resort hotels and restaurants. Chalok Baan Khao, to the south of the island, is becoming popular as an alternative for those wishing to escape the crowds.

Nearly any time of the year except November is good diving weather in Koh Tao and visibility can exceed 40 metres/130 feet. Average visibility is around 15 to 20 metres/50 to 65 feet. It is possible and perfectly comfortable to swim and dive without a wetsuit year round. However, as with most diving, a wetsuit is recommended to help reduce risk of cuts or injury.

You can rent a bicycle or a scooter and ride around the island. Shark Bay is another good place to go snorkeling for Other spots include Koh Nang Yuan, Freedom beach, Laem Thian, Mango Bay, Hin Wong Bay and Tanote Bay. Chumpon Pinnacle, a dive site to the west of the island has a reputation for divers in search of both whale sharks and bull sharks. However, because of warmer water temperatures recently, a great number of bull sharks have migrated to cooler waters. The island is host to over 130 species of hard corals and over 223 species of reef fishes.

Apart from scuba diving and snorkeling on Thailand tours, hiking and rock climbing are popular pastimes for visitors.

Read More

Koh Tao

  • Koh Tao

    Spend time in one of Thailand’s more secluded resorts for a perfectly relaxing beach stay. Away from the better known and larger Thai beach resorts, Koh Tao offers all the ingredients that make up a true tropical paradise with its quiet unspoiled bays, beautiful mountain backdrop pure turquoise coloured sea. Get away from it all now!
    3 Days
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Thailand See Trip Details
Trip Finder

What our travelers say

Goway Toolkit

Need help planning your holiday? Our toolkit is a great place to get started.