Scuba Diving Tanote Bay

Tanote Bay is a Scuba Diving Site in Koh Tao that is the most accessible with a scooter, effortless with a boat trip, and is a stunning snorkeling and scuba destination.

IDC Koh TaoTonate Bay has great variety of hard and soft corals, and some fairly large fish that can be seen just a few steps into the water - Angelfish, Butterfly fish, Groupers, Anemone fish, Blue Spotted Ribbontail Stingrays, and sometimes the occasional Hawksbill Turtle.

Diving at Tanote Bay compares to a huge tropical aquarium with stunning visibility. The reef slopes from around 2 meters below sea level to around 18 meters. The scuba diving area has a boulder in the middle of the bay which is well known for rock jumping. Tanote Bay is also a popular scuba diving site for PADI, SSI, and NAUI Dive Sites Training and Certification. Surrounding the boulder in the bay, you will find an abundance of sea live.

Tanote Bay is located on the east coast of Koh Tao with luxury hotels, restaurants, bars, including a Thai Massage Spa. Tanote Bay is easy accessible by shooter on a tarred road winding over the mountainous area, surrounded by verdant high hills, large boulders, and offers stunning panoramic viewpoints. Kayaks and Longtail Boats are for rent, and from here you can go to the pristine bay of Laem Thian - which is inaccessible by car.

Laem Thian Pinnacle is excellent for exploring a series of connected canyons. Laem Thian Pinnacle also offer the chance of encountering Banded Sea Snakes, Unicorn Surgeon fish, Parrot fish and the occasional passing Black Tip Reef Shark.

Tanote Bay; 3RMX+JH Ko Tao, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, Thailand