Everyone knows Koh Tao has some of the best diving spots in Thailand. But where to go once you’re there? Here’s our top pick of where to go for scuba diving in Koh Tao.

Koh Tao Beginner Diving

For beginners, scuba diving in Koh Tao is an easy choice, with an assortment of wrecks, caves, and throughways to dive around.

Our top picks for beginner diving in Koh Tao include;

  • Aow Leuk
  • Tanote Bay
  • Lighthouse
  • Mango Bay
  • Red Rock
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Assorted family-friendly “fun dives”

Koh Tao Intermediate Diving

Intermediate diving sites in Koh Tao include the following

  • Hin Wong Pinnacle
  • Laem Thian
  • Green Rock
  • Hin Pee Wee
  • Chumphon Pinnacle
scuba diving in koh tao, where to go

Open water dives at Sail Rock pinnacle

Koh Tao Advanced Diving

This is where diving in Thailand gets interesting! These are our top picks for advanced diving locations in Koh Tao;

  • HTMS Sattakut
  • No Name Pinnacle
  • Shark Island
  • Chumphon Pinnacle

where to go scuba diving in koh

In Summary, scuba diving in Koh Tao, where to go?

Of all our favorites, the HTMS Sattakut is our favorite dive spot in Thailand. What’s yours? Let us know in the comments.


Tonao Hawksbill turtle and friend

Are you lucky enough to see a Hawksbill turtle during your open water course?