If you are searching for a key word to describe how good the diving is in Koh Tao, maybe the top adjective is 'awesome'.
We agree that it's an over-used superlative but the best dive sites of the upper and lower Gulf of Thailand are found in Koh Tao.
This region is renowned for being at the peak of scuba certifications.
New divers and even seasoned pro's will all find something exhilarating to stimulate their enthusiasm for diving around any of the 20 plus island dive sites.
Mysterious ship wrecks, steep drop-offs, underwater pinnacles, caverns and tunnels are all hidden among crystal clear warm water which averages temperatures of 30 Celsius.
The island offers divers a myriad of fringing reef sites to explore all year round with thrilling aquatic life and marine creatures.
The coral reef systems create unique habitats for big and small animals, from the humongous whale shark to tiny micro-organisms.
Quite simply, Koh Tao offers you an opportunity to see natural wildlife and diverse eco-systems in a tropical back-drop of palm trees, unsullied white sands and scorching sunny weather. In fact more than 300,000 tourist visitors each year agree.
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