The IslandKoh Tachai

Tachai is north of the 9 Similan Islands & Koh Bon and south of Surin Islands.

Its crystal blue waters and white sand beaches draw comparisions with the Malidives.

DivingKoh Tachai

Tachai Island is suitable for all levels of scuba diver. Beginners can enjoy the shallow water on the sheltered easter side of the island whilst the pinnacle offers exciting diving for experienced divers.

NatureKoh Tachai

Many interesting marine species reside in the waters around Koh Tachai Island. Leopard sharks can be observed by both snorkelers and divers.

BeachesKoh Tachai

The amazing beach is what draws some people to Koh Tachai Island. What can be better than relaxing on such a white powder sand beach?

Koh Tachai Island

Koh Tachai is an island close to the world famous Similan Islands. It is an idyllic location in the Andaman Sea with white sandy beaches and azure crystal clear water. The island is located 40km due west from Koh Phra Thong. It is about 570 km south of Bangkok and 130 km north of Phuket.

Koh Tachai is unique in Thai waters in that it holds equal appeal for both divers and snorkelers. Scuba divers have the opportunity to observe sharks/mantas off Koh Tachai's pinnacle whilst snorkelers enjoy the calm shallow bay. The beaches at Koh Tachai are spectacular with the white sand and clear water. For these reasons it is often referred to as the Maldives of Thailand.

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Koh Tachai Scuba Diving

Tachai pinnacle is off the south tip of the island. It is a more challenging site suitable only for PADI Advanced Open Water divers. The pinnacle is considered one of Thailand's top dive sites. Whale sharks, manta rays, leopard sharks & Napoleon wrasse are just a few of the exciting animals seen here on a regular basis.

Scuba Diving at Koh Tachai is only accessible by liveaboard. Blue Guru Diving can help you organise your trip either with or without a stay on Koh Phra Thong. Use the contact button below to find out more.

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