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South East of Ko Tao, Koh Tao, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there twice, once a few days ago and 2,5 years ago, haven’t seen sharks or turtles yet. I wonder if they are still there. Hire a private boat! Muuuuch better than being with more tourists on 1 boat.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mercedehghanbari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, nice Beach and resorts laying along the shore. We sent snorkeling here for 2 full days. We SAS about 6 blacktip sharks and a turtle along with hundreds of amazing species of fish. If you want to see sharks i would recommend you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gustav g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is one of the best beaches around in the area, outside of the hihg season you can enjoy with nearly nobody in beach, and paradisiac beach, with good restaurant service.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Albert R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes I saw sharks in this bay but I went there on my own very early in the morning just around the sunrise time. There were very close to the beach, where the visibility was unfortunately quite bad. My second time there was the next...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Karolina P
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Yes there are sharks, yes there are turtles, yes the reef has been decimated. In the images below I will show you where we saw over 60 sharks (or the same 5 sharks over and over, who knows) But first!!!! This reef or what used...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank joshcY249QU
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Shark bay is known as the bay of shark and turtles...but the water is without visibility!! How can I see a turtle?!? A part of this I don't like the Mafia around the beach: you have to pay if you came. You can pass without...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RuggeroM18
Reviewed January 28, 2019 via mobile

Is a good and nice beach you can get food, rent kayaks and very clean , all in all good place to be ^^

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Curiosity11762300029
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

We were at the beach 2 times and it was really beautiful. First time we didn't had to pay anything. Second time we had to pay 100 baht each. Cause we just had a 1000 baht note, the man gave us free entry. The beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pamajogo
Reviewed January 12, 2019

If you haven’t seen sharks in the raw before this is a good starting point the sharks are black tips do not dangerous

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin aryeh W
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

We were disappointed by the beach - you have to pay 100 baht entrance which would be okay if they would clean the beach. There were a lot of dead corals, and a lot of plastic at the beach... wouldn't go there again.

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 21, 2019|
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Response from joshcY249QU | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We snorkeled. The are where we saw the most sharks was a little far from the beach shore, but close to the huts by the rocky shore, but totally doable with a life jacket. Or do what we did and buy a 10l dry bag and... More
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April 24, 2018|
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Response from jack_gats | Reviewed this property |
I think Aow Leuk Bay and Light House Bay on Koh Tao still have 50% of the coral living. I don't know whether you can call those places "walk-in". You could reach them from the shore but it would take too much effort and... More
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