(Available only from 15th October to 15th May)
Koh Tachai Diving Daytrip
Koh Tachai diving daytrip is not to be missed. Koh Tachai Island is a part of the Similan National Marine Park, the northern islands past Koh bon. Koh Tachai diving is one of our favorite dive site in the area. There is 2 dive sites at Koh Tachai, the reef adn the pinnacle, Koh Tachai pinnacle is a huge granite plateau covered of soft coral, sea fans, anemones, the strong curent bring food from the depth and attract big school of fish. trevally, mackerel, tuna, sharks, and sometimes Manta rays and whale shark.
At Koh Tachai pinnacle anything can happen, this is one of the best spot to see the giant Mantas or Whale Shark swimming by.
You really feel like being in an aquarium, surrounding of fish swimming frenetically.
Our fast catamaran will take you to Koh Tachai in about 1:20.
With 2 times 350 HP inboard engines, this is the faster way to get to Koh Tachai.
Between the dives, you can relax on the sundeck, Free available for certified diver.
Snorkeling is no longer possible at Koh Tachai, the dive sites are reserved for scuba divers only.
Discover the Koh Tachai islands with our diving daytrip, relax and enjoy the pristine reefs!
- Start Everyday!
- DISCOUNT: Combine with other trips
2nd Trip 5% OFF*
3rd Trip 10% OFF*
Returning customer 10% OFF*
*Discount on the price without park fees and equipment.
Koh Tachai diving daytrip itinerary:
- 07:15-08:00 Pick-up from hotel
- 08:30 Boat Departure
- 10:00 Boat Briefing
- 10:15 Koh Tachai Dive
- 12:00 Lunch served buffet style
- 13:15 Koh Tachai Dive
- 15:00 Boat Depart after an amazing day
- 16:30 Arrive at the Pier and transfer back to your hotel
|Monday||Koh Tachai 2 Dives by Speedboat or 1 Dive Tachai 1 Dive Koh Bon|
|Wednesday||Koh Bon/Koh Tachai by Big boat 3 Dives|
|Thursday||Koh Tachai 2 Dives by Speedboat|
|Sunday||Koh Bon/Koh Tachai by Big boat 2 Dives|
Speedboat with 3*350 HP inboard engine, fast and comfortable.
What to bring and Check-in process:
- Sun protection
- Bathing suit
- your dive equipment if you have any
- 14:00 Arrive at the Pier and transfer back to your hotel
Check In Process:
- Come to our dive center the day before departure before 17:00, to pay the remaining balance and try on the equipment.
- Bring Your Logbook
- Bring Certification Card
- Don t have time to come to our dive center, do our online check in
Send us by email:
- a picture of your last page of logbook
- Copy of your certification card
- Your high, weight and shoe size, so we can plan your equipment sizes
- Then pay the remaining balance online
- We will pick you up directly from your hotel in the morning
Koh Tachai diving daytrip Prices:
|Price||Park Fee||Equipment||All included Price|
|Diver||4700 THB||700 THB||500 THB||5900 THB|
|Snorkeler/Non Diver||Tachai is not allowed for snorkeling anymore||NO Snorkeler|
|15 L Tank||200 THB/Tank|
|Private Guide||1600 THB|
Price all included, includes: Full set equipment, all food on-board, taxi from Khao Lak, dive guide ratio 1 to 4 or 5, water, coffee, tea
Not Included: Soft drinks, alcohol, dive insurance, dive computer , full length wetsuit.
Dive Site Description & Map
An island locates 20 km north of Koh Bon, Koh Tachai has very spectacular white sand beach and two very interesting dive spots; Tachai Reef and Pinnacle. . The reef stretches from north to south on the eastern side of the island. The reef slope falls from 5-10 m. to sandy bottom at around 25-30 m. The area is covered with hard corals, most of which are Stag-horn corals, Pore corals, Brain corals, and Fire corals. Many tiny rocks and rubble are also seen in the area. This dive site is very good for sunset and night dive as well as day dive where it is not so deep.
Depth range: 5 – 25 m.
Visibility: 15 – 30 m.
Water temperature: 27 C +
Experience level: Beginner
Current: Mild to Moderate
Marine life: Home to variety of general reef fish, such as Lion fish, Giant moray eel, Puffer-fish. Leopard shark is sometimes seen lying in the sandy bottom and shallow parts. Big sting-rays, Cuttle fish, Nudibranchs, Flatworms are often seen.
Tachai Pinnacle or Twin Peaks, are a pair of submerged pinnacles located 500 m south of Tachai island. It is a more challenging site suitable only for Advanced divers. The dive site has a coral garden in the center and big granite boulders scattered around. The most shallow point is at 12 meters, and on the outside of the boulders is around 35 to 40 meters deep. Whale sharks, Manta rays, Leopard sharks & Napoleon wrasse are just a few of the exciting animals that can be seen here.
Depth range: 12 – 40 m.
Visibility: 10 – 30 m.
Water temperature: 27 C +
Experience level: Intermediate – Advanced
Current: Moderate to Strong
Marine life: Manta rays often pass by the area for feeding or circling around the pinnacles. Whale Sharks and Manta Rays are often seen between December to Mai.
On the outer sand bed, Leopard sharks are usually seen lying around. Big school of Yellow tail barracuda, Banner fish, Sea Turtle can also be seen.