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Ko Tao Diving

Ko Tao is without doubt one of Thailand’s best places to dive. From the tranquil splendour of shallow-water coral gardens to a close encounter with a Whale Shark, Ko Tao offers a diving adventure for divers of all experience-levels. The island has more than 20 dive sites, the majority of them close-by (less than 20 minutes). Divers can enjoy crystal clear water almost all-year-round, with visibility often exceeding 30 meters. Our 10-dive package, including 8 day dives and 2 night dives, is designed to give you a good taste of the varied diving on offer. Read more


  • Day 1:
  • Arrive in Bangkok

We meet you at Bangkok airport and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to settle in and relax.

  • Day 2:
  • Bangkok

We start the day with a half day tour of Bangkok, visiting the stunning Grand Palace complex and the Royal Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Afternoon is free for you to relax or explore more of Bangkok before boarding the overnight sleeper train to Chumporn, in a second class, air conditioned, sleeping berth.

  • Day 3:
  • Ko Tao

Upon arrival in Chumporn we transfer you to the direct ferry to Ko Tao, which takes 2-3 hours. The rest of the day is free for you to settle into and explore the beautiful island paradise of Ko Tao. Sometime in the afternoon we'll introduce you to the dive school and go over the plan for your diving.

  • Day 4-7:
  • Ko Tao

Over the next 4 days you'll do 10 open water dives, which will comprise of 8 day time dives and 2 night dives. Ko Tao is a true diving Mecca with numerous world class dive sites including Chumphon reef, Southwest Pinnacle, Shark Island, White Rock and Green Rock to name a few. All your gear is provided and you'll have the assistance well qualified dive masters at all time.

  • Day 8:
  • Ko Tao

Today is free before you take the afternoon ferry back to Chumporn for the return overnight train back to Bangkok.

  • Day 9:
  • Bangkok

Today is completely free for you to recover from the previous nights travelling and to enjoy some last minute shopping or some more sightseeing. There are plenty of optional tours you can do around Bangkok, which can be booked from our local office.

  • Day 10:
  • Bangkok

Your morning is free to do some last minute sightseeing or shopping before we transfer you back to airport for flight home.

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Private tour; minimum age 12
Grand Palace; Gulf of Thailand Coral Reefs & Fish; Relaxed Ko Tao Atmosphere; Tropical Island Scenery
2nd class a/c sleeper train, local bus, ferry
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Breakfast: 7 | Lunch: 0 | Dinner: 0


We use a range of carefully selected hotels for our private departures. If you have specific requests for hotels, please ask for a tailor-made tour.


Customer feedback

"Overall we had a fantastic holidays and wonderful experiences. The trip was well planned and throughout. Thank you for making this experience possible."

Alexandra Stewart (Thialand & Cambodia tailor-made)

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