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Dive or snorkel in Similan Islands Koh Tachai

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Scuba diving & snorkeling in Similan Islands - Koh Tachai

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What is Koh Tachai?


Koh Tachai is an island in the world famous Similan Islands - Thailand. It is an idyllic location in the Andaman sea with white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Snorkeling and scuba diving are easily accessible

Why Koh Tachai?


Koh Tachai is unique in Thai waters in that it holds appeal for experienced & novice divers and snorkelers alike. There is no other place in Thailand where divers can get to see whale sharks/mantas off Koh Tachai's pinnacle whilst snorkelers enjoy the calm shallow bay.
manta rays at surin islands
tachai dive instructor
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Where is Koh Tachai?


Koh Tachai is located 40km due west from Koh Phra Thong. Blue Guru Diving is the closest PADI dive centre to this scuba diving mecca. It is about 570 km south of Bangkok and 130 km north of Phuket.

Nature on Koh Tachai


Koh Tachai offers outstanding natural habitats on land and sea. The ancient rainforest can be explored by the national park's nature trail.

Tachai pinnacle is one of Thailand's top dive sites featuring:
Whale sharks, manta rays, leopard sharks, Napoleon wrasse + much more.


Luxury dive cruiser 'Chandida'


'Chandida' is the only fast scuba diving cruiser in the region. Her superior size allows Blue Guru divers the luxury of a calm ride with ample space to rest & relax in the air conditioned saloon or chat with other guests upstairs on the deck.

Exclusive diving & snorkeling


'Chandida' is the only day trip diving & snorkeling vessel going to Tachai. Snorkelers will enjoy the white sand & clear water just off the beach. Novice divers can have their first scuba experience under expert supervision at the shallow sites. Experienced divers have a chance to see large pelagics at Tachai pinnacle
luxury scuba diving cruiser chandida
surin speedboat brings back snorkelers to Koh Phra Thong
koh tachai beach girl
speedboat trip to Surin Islands

The best of both worlds


'Chandida' offers keen scuba divers the opportunity to dive Thailand's best sites without compromise.

Liveaboard:
Pros - large, luxurious, comfortable
Cons - slow, expensive, only 2 out of 10+ dives at Koh Tachai, difficult for families/groups with non-divers

Speedboat:
Pros - fast & focussed
Cons - little room to move around, feel like a commuter, uncomfortable in less than perfect conditions

Dive Cruiser:
Pros - all of Pros above
Cons - none of Cons above

Discover Thailand's Andaman Coast

scuba diving girl

Tailor-Made Diving

Try Blue Guru 'Bespoke' holidays for discerning scuba divers. With our hard earned knowledge & experience of Thailand's Andaman Coast we can help you design a dream holiday.
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Eco Projects

Blue Guru's commitment to sustainable tourism is second to none. We fiercely believe in improving the local environment through our community related projects.