A enormous range of fishes and some fantastic coral reefs offer diversunrivalled adventures. Other activities now include kite surfing and fishing tours.
All the prisoners were all repatriated and transported by boat to Suratthani on the mainland and KoTao was a desert islandyet again.
From the first bamboo and coconut huts right on the beach for thrity Baht for a night, to very simple thatched houses, the native island families reacted rapidly to this incursion of strangers otherwise known as Farangs, by adapting to it.
During the last 10 odd years the island has changed in many different ways as it developed to become one of the largest dive operation centres in Thailand, attracting all levels of divers and water lovers alike.
KoTao's reputation broadened and briskly amplified as it extensively became known all over the world through adventurous visitors and international travellers.
Every now and again progress can be a wonderful thing, it's a good thing KohTaohas kept its relaxed atmosphere, ]it is,it's] still nigh on impossible to find a crowded beach. Kohtaohas to offer a lot of popular things to do one being diving at most of beaches.
Strange, but true, from 1933-1947 the islandwas home to political prisoners. Being located about 70 kilometres from Suratthani or Chumporn meant it was very hard to escape from! Alcatraz...piece of cake.