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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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.Learn more
Our Open Water experience will take your breath away. Literally speaking you'll be breathing from a tank, so you'll be able to breath, just not the way you’re used to. One of our knowledgeable staff will welcome you into our cozy dive school on the paradise island of Koh Tao. You'll get your measurements taken and dressed up with our brand new equipment to ensure you are as comfortable as can possible. The Open Water is a 4-day course and it includes 1 pool session and 4 dives. Your instructor will show you educational videos, take you through an extensive safety briefing and tell you the do's and dont's of diving, as well as explain a little bit about what to expect. The day after you have completed your pool session, you will be whisked off to our state of the art dive boat (showers, sun deck, lots of space, refreshments, all included in the price) where you'll make the trip to one of the many dive sites Koh Tao has to offer.Learn more
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Ko Pha-ngan is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in Surat Thani Province of southern Thailand. Ko Pha-ngan is best known for its Full Moon Party at Hat Rin Beach.Learn more Book this experience
Discover the best snorkeling spots around Koh Tao with a one-day trip to Koh Nangyuan, Mango Bay, Ao Hin Wong, Aow Leuk and Shark Bay on a modified fish cutter. Walk on the iconic beach that links the group of three islands of Nangyuan and snorkel in turquoise green and beautiful waters that are full of marine life.Learn more
The best snorkeling and adventure tours in Koh Tao, Thailand. Daily trips around Koh Tao visiting all the best spots around Koh Tao. Offers spectacular snorkeling sites all around the island, colorful reefs, stunning corals, exotic tropical fish & crystal clear blue waters. Experience an unforgettable journey under the sea around Koh Tao. Travel from Koh Tao to hidden bays and Koh Nang Yuan, one of the world's most famous islands. • Explore the coral reefs around Koh Tao aboard the islands' best snorkeling boat: Shark Bay, Ao Leuk, Ao Hin Wong, Mango Bay, and Koh Nang Yuan. • Onboard water slide, climbing wall, diving board, floating sun beds, air-con cabin, and experienced multi-lingual tour guides. • Visit all the best spots around Koh Tao and hike up to the amazing Nang Yuan viewpoint - one of the most iconic views in Thailand. • Enjoy the convenience of pick-up and drop-off direct from your hotel.Learn more
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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.
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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