And yes, you can still snorkel with sharks, and perhaps the odd turtle too, just check out our web site for all the local diveshops available.
Here they found something more then just a new island to explore and soon the backpacker network was buzzing about the exiting newly found island paradise of KoTao.
Captivated by the tropical beaches, the back of beyond aura, and of course the cheap living, back packers soon arrived in droves.
No doubt, Ko Tao has some of most postcard like beaches anywhere in the country.
Ko Tao is surrounded by sharks too, nice friendly ones fortunately.
The islandof Ko Tao is one of the country's real tropical paradise. Blessed with white beaches and hidden bays, people from many different countries come back year after year to experience the unique feeling of the island.
Attracted by the beautiful coral reefs surrounding KohTao, and the quick growth in recreational diving, quite a few companies have started divebusinesses on the island, these companies in turn developed resortsfor their clientele, and over the years several of these resortshave become quite plush.
In the early days getting to Ko Tao required a treacherous boat trip from near by islands or the main land, if and when the seas and weatherpermitted but the population of the islandcontinued to grow firmly all the same, even when simple life was hard without much reward.