Around Koh Tao you'll find some beautiful dive sites for beginners.

5-18 meters of depth

Beginner dive sites

  • Japanese Gardens
  • Aow Leuk
  • Mango Bay
  • Hin Ngam
  • Buddha Point
  • Pottery
  • 3 rocks
  • Junkyard

Mango Bay

A brilliant shallow dive site for beginners where even experienced divers like to dive. Amongst all the corals and rocks you will find Box fish, Blue spotted Stingrays, Puffer fish. Perfect for your Open water dive 1 and 2. The rest of the above listed dive sites are all suitable for open water dives 1 and 2 and are located all around the Island which means we can go along under almost any kind of weather conditions
Generally for these sites is shallow water and lots of sandy patches which is perfect to learn skills and develop buoyancy. Also lots of coral gardens and different fish species which will be explored during your dive.

Japanese Garden

A beautiful dive site which is perfect for dive 1 and 2 on your Open Water Course where you have a depth limit of 12 metres. A nice big sandy patch for trimming buoyancy and conducting skills. Japanese Gardens also offers you a variety of hard and soft corals surrounded by colorful aquatic life. Often spotted here is the Hawksbill turtle, the banded sea snake and lots of Koh Tao’s common marine life.
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5/2 Moo 2 Mae Had
Ban Koh Tao

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