Chalok Bay

Chalok Bay is a scenic beach with white sand and crystal clear water, making this hideout a wonderful spot for swimming and snorkeling. The beach has a gradual sloping coral reef, offshore beach, and at the edge of the bay where it is deeper, there is a dive site known as Hin Taa Toh, often used for beginners divers.

You can observe a variety of hard/soft coral, large schools of fish frequently seen due to the consistent conditions, coral species, turtles, crabs, and nudibranchs.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 9 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Buddha Point

Buddha Point is off the coast of Chalok Baan Kao, located in the south of Koh Tao. This site is a hidden gem also known as Hin Taa Toh, or Buddah Rock. This quiet dive site is a shallow reef located at the edge of the bay close to freedom beach.

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Hin Ngam

Hin Ngam is located on the southeast coast of Koh Tao, on the way into Aow Leuk which is a snorkeling and diving hotspot. The Him Ngam is sheltered and has a fringing reef running right around the bay. The dive site has a max depth of 12 meters with a sandy bottom making it ideal for beginner and student divers.

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Located on South East of the island. This dive site has shallow water that goof for training dives and practice buoyancy. The dive site have wide sand patch and really clam beach.

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Jansom Bay dive site is located on the western side of Nan Yuan Island, adjacent to Koh Tao. Even on days when the ocean is rough and the waves are to the east, this dive site is in the shadow of the island, providing a calm environment for diving.

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Shark Island is a remote islet off the southern tip of Koh Tao. You can dive on both sides of the island, but there is often a relatively good current, so it is recommended for intermediate divers and above. The depth gradually increases off the island, but if you dive along the island, you can see coral beds and other sandy creatures at a depth of 15 to 10 meters.

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Junkyard

This dive site contains a lot of artificial items such as a Jeep, a toilet seat, etc... Which are now all new marine life habitat! Please don’t touch!

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King Kong

King Kong is a hidden bay, with a shallow coral reef close to Aow Leuk on the southeast coast of Koh Tao. The beach is secluded and calm, perfect for novice divers and snorkelers, who want to avoid the crowds.

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Tanote Bay

Tanote Bay is a beautiful dive site on the east coast of Koh Tao. The reef starts right at the shore and reaches over the whole bay. The edge of the reef is at a depth between 8 and 15 meters. Besides the Katamaran Wreck at 18m, Tanote Bay has different artificial reef constructions as well as small caverns!

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Laem Thian Bay

The diving here is between 5m-24m. There is a small plateau and a little canyon. If you go down to the edge there can be quite a bit of current which normally flows north along the coast.

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Laem Thian Caves

Great for beginners if you stay at around 5m - very beautiful if the sun is out! For advanced small groups, you can explore small caves down to 20m.

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