Snorkelling in Koh Tao, Thailand

If you do want to invest much time and money, yet wish to see the underwater life in the Gulf of Thailand, then this snorkelling adventure is just for you. You will engage in an hour-long snorkelling session in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand at Koh Tao. Snorkelling in Koh Tao offers you the opportunity to see turtles, reef sharks, triggerfish and a lot of colorful coral reefs. The waters at Koh Tao has great underwater visibility and rich marine life, making it one of the best spots to try snorkelling in Thailand.

Please note that non-swimmers can also participate in this fun snorkelling adventure at Koh Tao, Thailand.


Koh Tao, literally meaning "Turtle Island", is a white sand beach located at a 2-hour boat ride from Koh Phangan. The island lives up to its name and is home to a variety of turtles and hence, is one of the famous sites to snorkel in the Gulf of Thailand. While snorkelling in Koh Tao, you will get to see small reef sharks, parrotfish, angelfish and lots of triggerfish along with vibrant coral reefs. The waters at this dive site is crystal clear and offer great visibility underwater, making it a popular site to snorkel in Thailand.

Destination highlights

Go snorkelling in the Gulf of Thailand. | Snorkel in the crystal clear waters at Koh Tao. | See exotic fish and colorful corals while snorkelling in Thailand.


55-60 mins


20 feet


All hotels in Koh Phangan except at Bottle beach and Thong Nai Pan beach.

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All hotels in Koh Phangan except at Bottle beach and Thong Nai Pan beach.

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Koh Tao

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You will be picked up from your hotel in Koh Phangan and begin your journey to Koh Tao. Enroute to Koh Tao, your instructor will brief you about safety tips pertaining to snorkelling. After reaching the site, you will snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Thailand for 55-60 mins. After completion of your adventure, drop-off service to your hotel will be provided. Your snorkelling adventure in Thailand ends here.

Your trip ends by afternoon.

Transfers to Koh Tao will be arranged by the operator. Your meal package includes breakfast and lunch. The operator will also offer you some refreshments during your journey to and from the dive site.


Breakfast | Lunch


Day 1 Milestone

Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan

08:00 AM

Includes / Excludes


  • 1 snorkelling session up to 60 mins in the Gulf of Thailand
  • Travel arrangements from all hotels in Koh Phangan (except Bottle beach and Thong Nai Pan beach) to the dive centre and back
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • Boat transfer to the snorkelling site
  • All equipment required for snorkelling
  • International payment transfer fees
  • All applicable taxes


  • Personal expenses such as extra meals, cigarettes, etc.
  • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

What to Wear

What to Wear

  • Swim-wear
  • Light clothes
  • Slippers/floaters while on boat
  • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery, gadgets or watches
  • Heavily embellished swim suits

What not to Wear

  • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
  • Restrictive clothing
  • Flip-flops

Equipment / Gear

We Provide

  • All equipment required for snorkelling
  • Boat transfers to the snorkelling site
  • Private vehicle for hotel transfers

You need to get

  • Govt-issued ID proof
  • Towel
  • Daypack for essentials
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Dry snacks
  • Water bottle

Medical Kit

  • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication only

Cancellation policy

If cancellation is made 2 days or more before the departure of snorkelling trip in Thailand: Full refund.

If cancellation is made 0-2 days before the departure of snorkelling trip in Thailand: No refund.

All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 500 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

Rules on trip

Littering in and around the water bodies or on the boat is not allowed.

You must respect the natural habitat while snorkeling in Thailand.

You must adhere to the instructions of the snorkelling instructor at all times.

The operator will provide the equipment for the snorkeling trip. You are responsible for the equipment and must use it with care.

Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

The operator reserves the right to cancel, alter or reschedule the itinerary of this snorkelling trip in Thailand due to any unforeseen conditions such as bad weather or natural disasters.

Travellers are responsible for their own belongings and the operator will not be responsible for any loss or damage while snorkelling in Thailand.

The operator is not responsible for any injury or accident during this snorkelling trip.

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