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Travel Guide of Ko Tao in Thailand by Influencers

Ko Tao is an island in Thailand and is part of the Chumphon Archipelago on the western shore of the Gulf of Thailand. It covers an area of about 21 km². Administratively it is a subdistrict of Ko Pha-ngan District of Surat Thani Province. As of 2006 its official population was 1,382. The main settlement is Ban Mae Hat. The economy of the island is almost exclusively centered on tourism, especially scuba diving.

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Discover our travel guide of Ko Tao in Thailand made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Ko Tao:

  🏖️ Sailing     🏖️ Beach     🤿 Underwater     🏨 Resort     🌴 Tropics     🏘️ Town  

Travel Tips for visiting Ko Tao

Ko Tao is an island located in Thailand. I'is approximately 3 km wide and 7 km long, or 21 km2 and Its population is estimated at 1,500 people.

Ko Tao is now a world-class scuba diving destination, nicknamed Turtle Island, according to some, this is due to the profile of the island, according to others, to the (former) presence of many turtles coming to breed on its beaches.
Thanks for its conservation of the oceans,Here you can enjoy its sublime bay, its turquoise waters for diving and snorkelling.

Ko Tao is initially an uninhabited island, with only occasional fishermen from the surrounding islands coming to take refuge in bad weather or to rest before continuing their journey.
But now, the island's fishy waters are crystal clear and its many low-cost diving schools attract tourists from around the world.

Koh Tao offers a natural aquarium with colourful fish species, sharks, plants and sea turtles. Once you get your head above water, the view is just as breathtaking. Both the heights and the beaches are full of relaxing scenery that will stay with you forever.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Ko Tao

what is the currency in Ko Tao ?

The Ko Tao Thailand currency is the Baht, you can find four types of coins: 1 baht, 2 baht, 5 baht and 10 baht. As for banknotes, there are five types: 20 baht, 50 baht, 100 baht, 500 baht and 1,000 baht.

Yes, there are no particular problems with travelling with children in Thailand. It is a very easy country to travel to and many families go there for holidays. 

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  🤿 Underwater spots     🏖️ Beach spots     🌴 Tropics spots     🌊‍ Ocean spots     🏖️ Sailing spots     🏘️ Town spots     Underwater diving spots     🏞️ Waterway spots     🌲 Nature reserve spots     🏨 Resort spots     🏞️ River spots  

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