Diving Spots

Shark Island

One of the most interesting dive sites, located close to Koh Tao. The extend of this site can only be explored by multiple dives. Submerged boulders create the reef which reaches to the little island. It is home of many different species and rich corals. The site is suitable for drift dives and is home for many schools of fish. You may even see a seasnake or turtle with a little bit luck.
Depth: 6-26 m
Rating: Very good

White Rock

Rock formations completely submerged and well covert with corals. Simply a nice place with much to discover. Unfortunately it is visited by many divers and dive centers. We would recommend this place, when it is not crowded by other boats and divers.
Depth: 6-28 m
Rating: Good

Twin Peaks

This dive site is close to Koh Nang Juan and is extremely visited by many dive centers from the west coast. It would be quite rare to have a good dive here, since you have to see through the divers when you want to see fish.
Depth: 5-28 m
Rating: Average

Green Rock

A completely submerged rock formation, with good growth and many fishes. You can also find some accessible caverns. We would recommend a dive here. It is necessary to remark here the large number of trigger fish, seen at the north coast of the dive site called "Trigger City".
Depth: 2 - 28 Meter
Rating: Good

Hin Wong Pinnacle

A beautiful and relatively large dive site with variable depths. The main boulder is completely submerged and surrounded by many little rocks. This site is suitable for deep and drift dives, dependent on the tide time, with up to 30 meters. It offers a beautiful soft corals. Turtles and razor fish are regular visitors.
Depth: 8-30 m
Rating: Very good

Lighthouse Bay

Easy dive site with interesting rocks to dive around surrounded by corals. The reef owners however are the yellow tail barracudas. It has its name from the little lighthouse on top of the bay.
Depth: 6-18 m
Rating: Good

Japanese Garden

This dive site honours its name with the many Asian tourists, armoured with life jackets for snorkelling. It is also frequented extremely by divers. However the underwater scenery resembles a Japanese garden. It is especially suited for beginners or novice divers.
Depth: 6-18 m
Rating: Average

South West Pinnacle

This remarkable completely submerged rock formation is located on the south east of Koh Tao and anemones and soft corals are more as abundant. Chances are more likely that you encounter some brown-marbled and malabar groupers. Each depth level has its beauty and promises a good and interesting dive.
Depth: 6-28 m
Rating: Very good

Sail Rock

Sail Rock is often labeled a world-class divesite and is surely one of the best in the gulf of Thailand. A visit will be 100% worthwhile. It offers various depth and a impressive underwater scenario. In addition it has a chimney with a 3m diameter on the north-west side of Sail Rock. Through the chimney it is possible to to ascents from 18 meters to 6 meters. Because of its expansion it is surely not possible to see all of this divesite in one dive. Sail Rock is suited for experiences diver.
Possible sightings: Waleshark, Blue Marlin, huge schools of fish
Depth: 0 - 40 m
Rating: Excellent

Chumpon Pinnacle

An excellent dive site and surely and adventure. The boulders are completely submerged and are located 10 km north west off Koh Tao in open water. The deeper parts of the rocks are grown with corals and the top of the reef at 14 m is covered by anemones. Large schools of fish are common and at the right time and place you may encounter a whale shark. This dive site allows you also to make deep dives. Unfortunately it is a highly visited dive site, but it is very wide and our late arrival will allow you to enjoy the place.
Depth: 14-40 m
Rating: Excellent

Hin Pee Wee

This dive site offers you submerged rocks formations which allow you to dive the site with at different depths. Although it is close and next to White Rock – with the same rating – this site is not so much visited. Probably because Hin Pee Wee is not very suited for beginner courses. However it is always worth to dive here.
Depth: 6-26 m
Rating: Good

Hin Wong Bay

This bay located at the east coast of Koh Tao with many intriguing boulders distinguished by the hard corals. The more experienced diver may also enjoy the utmost beautiful cavern which displays wonderful light reflections at sunny days (of which we have plenty).
Depth: 5-14 m
Rating: Good

Coral Garden

This is an insider hint on the east coast of Koh Tao. It has one of the best preserved reefs around the island with a legendary hard coral selection and huge schools of yellow tail snappers and yellow tail barracudas. This is a “must see” who ever dives with us and we can guaranty that there aren’t any other dive boats.
Depth: 5-15 m
Rating: Excellent

Laem Thian Caves

This dive site may interest experienced divers. It offers multiple small and larger caverns to dive, beside a canyon. These also display a wonderful show of light reflections through the many chambers and holes that find their way to the depths.
Depth: 6-18 m
Rating: Very good

Indiana Jones (Laem Thian Pinnacle)

One of the dive sites intriguing divers with its underwater scenery and schools of various fish, such as butterfly fish and barracudas. The “Thunder Cave” is a frequently visited cave, which is a beautiful cavern just under the surface and where you can hear a roaring sound like thunder during surge.
Depth: 3-30 m
Rating: Good

King Kong

The side is offers colourful soft corals and is partially covered with whip and gorgonian corals on the rocks, which reach mystically out of the thermocline. You may also find the canyons interesting that are conveniently luring between the boulders.
Depth: 6-24 m
Rating: Average

Tanote Bay

This is the place where our dive center is located, so it has an easy access, ready to jump in and the reef offers various attractions throughout many dives. Reef fish swimming through staghorn corals and patrolling the area to the famous catamaran wreck at 18 m. Beginners can enjoy this site as well together with experienced divers.
Depth: 3-20 m
Rating: Very good

Mango Bay

The easiest way to get to this dive site would be a boat following the north coast of Koh Tao. It gives the opportunity for relaxed and shallow dives and to enjoy the impressive hard coral gardens. Unfortunately, very often crowded with snorkelling boats.
Depth: 5-15 m
Rating: Average

Dune

A special dive site for the divers with a special interest. This dive site is mainly expanding on the 98% of sandy bottom of Ao Luek and is a fascination for the trained eye. A macro-lover would find the utmost interesting creatures. From mantis shrimps to anemone shrims, from sepias to nudibranchs and blotched fan tail rays. You would not find this combination during any normal dive.
Depth: 10-25 m
Rating: Special

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