Koh Tao in Thailand is one of the world’s busiest dive destinations, and its popularity has had an impact. But divers have found a way to pitch in on Koh Tao marine conservation efforts.
The decreasing dugong population in southern Thailand forced the locals there to do something about it. Saving the dugongs of Si Kao has become a team effort.
Koh Ha is a tiny group of uninhabited islands, about an hour’s boat ride from Trang on Thailand’s southwest coast. And it makes for some fantastic diving.
Koh Tao is famous for raucous parties and white, sandy beaches. But the diving is pretty great too. Here are five of the top dive sites in Koh Tao.
The captive-dolphin aquarium Dolphin Bay Phuket is drawing the ire of local activists and marine-wildlife advocates