Koh Tao (Turtle Island) is part of the Chumphon on the western of Thailand. It covers an area of about 21 km2. Koh tao is small island but Koh tao is consistently gaining in popularity. it has the busy of Samui mixed with the nature of Pha-Ngan.

The popular place and the nice beach

Koh tao has a lot of beautiful beach is Mango Bay, Hin wong Bay, Mao Bay, Ao Leuk , Hin Ngam Bay , Shark Bay, Freedom Beach, Sai nuam Beach , Jason Bay , Sai Daeng Bay, Sairee Beach and Leam Jor Por ror. The main settlement is Ban Mae Hat.

Koh tao is one of the top scuba diving destinations in Thailand, a shallow, a crystal clear waters,feature abundant marine life and considerable coral that are certain to please both beginners and experienced divers, particularly as the island itself is so spectacular and the atmosphere on Koh Tao.

ferry to koh tao

Koh tao is in Surat Thani province but it is closer to the coast of Chumphon. The best choice for travelling there is via boat from Chumphon. Tourist can get a ferry to Koh Tao is 2-3 hrs from  Chumphon. 


A popular of transportation by motorcycles for the tourist. There are motorcycles for rent on the island. 

The road on the island is basic and generally in poor shape and very slope. Motorbikes are the main form of transport, however visitors are advised to drive responsibly as motorbikes are the main cause of injury to tourists in the area. Sometime, it is a first time to ride a motorcycles. A tourist never experience to ride.

A tourist come to Koh Tao. They are beginners and never experience  and who drink alcohol.  This may main cause of injury to tourists accident and died  but it's not include a series of tourist deaths – including murder and alleged suicide.  

However, a lot of people need to traveling at Koh Tao and they need to know that  the safety concerns. Koh Tao is safe or not.