Diving season on Koh Tao normally can dive all year round, the visibility around 10-20 meters and the water is comfortably warm, around 28 – 30 degree Celsius. That’s good for diving destination because of its shallow coral reefs teeming with marine life making it a particular favorite among beginner divers and non-diver. It’s always possible to do your scuba diving courses on Koh Tao.
Diving season on Koh Tao with the best time start on middle of December to April, these months are wonderfully influenced by the high amount of little fish offspring – literally millions of miniature colorful juveniles each more amazing than you can imagine. The newly hatched little fish huddle up together in huge fish balls along walls and drop off where they are constantly chased by Jacks, barracuda and trevally + a fascinating drama of life and death.
April to October is anything can happen. The biggest fish of the sea, the Whale Shark is a frequent visitor at Sail Rock, Chumphon, Southwest Pinnacle and Shark Island. If you are lucky enough to see this fabulous creature, you will never forget!
October and November is generally a bit rainy, but it is still possible to dive at this time of year. It is always possible to do your scuba diving course on Koh Tao, no matter what the weather is like. You can dive every day all year round with Dive team.
The beaches on Koh Tao are some of the most beautiful tropical paradise destinations in Thailand. The entire island has several large and small shores for holiday makers to enjoy and explore. White sandy beaches, clear waters with swirls of aquamarine and coral aquatic life that will awe any snorkel or diver. Unique rock and boulder formations line several beach fronts and a range from secluded spots to lively active shores ensures a place for everyone.
Access to some beaches may be more difficult than others, but day trips on a famous Thai long-tail boat may be the perfect solution to exploring all this magnificent island has to offer. With Koh Tao being a famous diving destination, the waters of this island will inspire and amaze all who come into contact.
The best beaches around Koh Tao Island is Nang Yuan Island, Sairee Beach, Thiang Og Bay (Shark Bay), Tanote Bay, Sai Daeng Beach, Mango Bay, Laem Thian, Hin Wong Bay, Aow Leuk Bay, Freedom Beach and some more.
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