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Beautiful spot

Beautiful spot and the sandy beach is amazing but don’t get ur hopes high about seeing sharks and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beirut, Lebanon
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Beautiful bay no sharks

(We stayed at the cape shark pool villas for 3 nights (highly recommend. Especially due to the... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
daniel w
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“beautiful beach”(15 reviews)
“marine life”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
South East of Ko Tao, Koh Tao, Thailand
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Shark bay is staggeringly beautiful from above. I accessed shark bay from the public entrance near freedom beach. Just take the main road South all the way to the end and park your scooter. To get to shark bay walk down under the restaurant then...More

7  Thank Ay_tim
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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

I was assured there would be reef sharks here and unfortunately all the reefs were completely dead. I didn’t even see any fish here so a very disappointing visit. The bay is beautiful but I only came down to the this area to snorkel.

8  Thank skphillipsss
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Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank Aileen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bay looks pretty but the snorkeling was very bad. we went snorkeling 3 days in this bay but couldn't see any sharks but we saw a turtle...quite disappointed. some others tourists who use to come for years in koh tao told us that it...More

2  Thank billymika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot and the sandy beach is amazing but don’t get ur hopes high about seeing sharks and turtles 🐢 cuz we never did but def worth to visit

3  Thank Ramzit222
Reviewed October 8, 2018

(We stayed at the cape shark pool villas for 3 nights (highly recommend. Especially due to the stunin views Of shark bay Although reef sharks are rarely seen On a good day after Sunrise or before sunset wile snorkeling You might be lucky to see...More

2  Thank daniel w
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stay in Koh Tao 3 more months, we always go to Shark Bay snorkeling when we have time. Reasons 1) Easy to see Turtle, about 60-70%, sometime can see 2 or more, they are friendly and don't afraid people, so you can easy swimming...More

2  Thank The_Play_Therapy
Reviewed August 16, 2018

If you want to look at sea cucumbers on dead coral, this is one of the places. The only good snorkeling spots on Ko Tao are Aow Leuk and Light House.

3  Thank jack_gats
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Very nice and tipical beach of Koh Tao, probably the most attractive for a picture. Snorkelling is only medium though.

Thank Godofwater
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Nice place to snorkel, but can be quite dangerous if you find yourself over a shallow patch with nowhere to put your feet down.

Thank Phi11thy
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The shark bay is one of the most beautiful bays at Koh Tao and - the name says it all - you can go for a dive and if you are lucky you will see a shark (don‘t worry - they are pretty shy so...More

1  Thank matthiasadvisor
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This bay is just good for sunbathing but if you need some shade, there is not enough place for everybody under the tree. The bay is so shallow that you cannot swim.There is a like way used by the boat to go go find some...More

4  Thank clintbart
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Response from skphillipsss | Reviewed this property |
Try and get to Koh Rok (i think that’s the spelling) in Thailand, best snorkelling you’ll find out of all the south islands! Places that are more ‘party islands’ are basically destroyed out at sea due to tourists.