Ko Tao
About Ko Tao

The young attraction Koh Tao Island’s name is growing like a skyrocket as a diving destination that attracts divers from around the world. The abundant coral reef, both in shallow and deep water, is a home of millions of sea creatures. Divers around the world come here to witness the beauty of this paradise island. There are many diving schools on the island while diving schools from around the country that take Koh Tao as their training ground. With pristine white sand beaches, Koh Tao is also a home of peaceful spots for a perfect Koh Tao Travel.


Koh Tao is a small island in the Gulf of Thailand as a part of Koh Pha-ngan district in Surat Thani province. Koh Tao consists of two islands, Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan, that stand only 480 meters away from each other. The islands locate 74 kilometers away from the coast of Chumphon province which is 110 away from the coast Surat Thani province and is 45 kilometers away from the famous Koh Pha Ngan. 


Koh Tao Travel Guide

- There are motorcycles for rent on the island
- The best time to visit Koh Tao is February – April
- Even though the island is in Surat Thani province but it is closer to the coast of Chumphon. The best choice for travelling there is via boat from Chumphon. 

How to go

There are air-conditioned buses provided by The Transport Co., Ltd (known for locals as Bor Kor Sor) and private companies passing Bangkok – Chumphon, Bangkok – Surat Thani, Bangkok – Koh Samui, and Bangkok – Koh Pha-gnan at Southbound Bus Terminal in Borommaratchachonnani road. The buses are available every day. Please contact The Transport Co., Ltd. at tel. 1490 or www.transport.co.th

The State Railway of Thailand provides trains from Bangkok station (Hua Lampong station) and Thonburi station to Chumphon and Surat Thani. The train is available everyday which you can choose from ordinary, rapid, express, and special express train. Please contact tel. 1690 or www.railway.co.th for more information for more information.

Many airlines offer multiple flights to Koh Samui every day. After the flight, take a boat to Koh Tao.