Monday, 10 April 2017

Explore: freediving in Ko Tao

Lonely Planet contributor Christa Larwood jumps into the Thai diving paradise of Ko Tao, leaving the air tank behind to go freediving with

The Lower Gulf features Thailand’s ultimate island trifecta: Ko Samui, Ko Pha-Ngan and Ko Tao. This family of spectacular islands lures millions of tourists every year with their powder-soft sands and emerald waters.

Thailand's Islands & Beaches - Ko Samui & the Lower Gulf (Chapter)

find Nemo in the technicolour kingdom off Ko Tao

paddle to the hidden bleach-blonde beaches of Ang Thong Marine National Park

string up a cotton hammock and toeing the curling tide along a secluded beach on Ko Pha-Ngan

Coverage includes: Gulf Islands, Ko Samui, Ko Pha-Ngan, Ko Tao, Ang Thong Marine National Park, Surat Thani, Ao Khanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla & around, Hat Yai, Deep South, Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Sungai Kolok.

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