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Similan Islands Liveaboard & Scuba Diving Prices, Packages & Tours. Phuket & Khao Lak, Thailand

Please Note: All Similans & Northern trips depart from Khao Lak (Thap Lamu) unless otherwise stated.
Trips to Hin Daeng & Hin Muang & Southern trips depart from Phuket (Chalong) unless otherwise stated.
South Siam
South Siam: 1 Night Similans & Koh Bon
From THB12,900

Similan Islands & Koh Bon South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 7 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Nangnuan
Nangnuan: 2 Night Similans & Koh Bon
From THB10,900

Similan Islands & Koh Bon MV Nangnuan is without doubt the cheapest most informal way to enjoy the Similans & Koh Bon. No Cabins. 8 Bed Covered Upper Deck Sleeping. Perfect for backpackers or groups on a tight budget.

  • 9 Dives
  • Only 8 Guests
  • Communal Sleeping
  • No Air-Con
  • True Peace & Quiet
  • Bring a Guitar!
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South Siam
South Siam: 2 Night Similans & Koh Bon
From THB16,900

Similan Islands & Koh Bon South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 11 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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South Siam
South Siam: 2 Night Similans & North
From THB20,900

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 11 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Andaman
Andaman: 3 Night Similans & Koh Bon
From THB15,600

Similan Islands & Koh Bon MV Andaman offers one of the more social, informal, affordable ways to enjoy the Similans & Koh Bon. 4 Doubles and 2 Six Share Cabins help keep her affordable. Good for a group on a budget.

  • 9 Dives
  • En-Suite Available
  • Sea View Cabins
  • U/W Photo & Video
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Andaman
Andaman: 3 Night Northern Sites
From THB15,600

Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin Islands MV Andaman offers one of the more social, informal, affordable ways to enjoy the Similans & Koh Bon. 4 Doubles and 2 Six Share Cabins help keep her affordable. Good for a group on a budget.

  • 9 Dives
  • En-Suite Available
  • Sea View Cabins
  • U/W Photo & Video
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Dolphin Queen
Dolphin Queen: 3 Night Similan & North
From THB16,100

Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock MV Dolphin Queen is another very affordable way to enjoy the spectacular diving here. 3 Quad Share Cabins help keep her affordable. Double and Twin are also available. A good boat on a budget.

  • 10 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • Sea View Cabins
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Manta Queen II
Manta Queen II: 3 Night North
From THB16,700

Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockManta Queen II is another example of a very budget concious way to enjoy the spectacular diving here. Quad Share Cabins help keep her affordable. Double and Twin are also available. Excellent Value.

  • 11 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • Sea View Cabins
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Scuba Adventure
Scuba Adventure: 3 Night South
From THB19,000

Hin Daeng, Hin MuangWith only 12 guests in twin share or double cabins Scuba Adventure offers a bit more personal experience for your southern trip.

  • 11 Dives
  • Twin
  • Double
  • Air Conditioned
  • Courses Available
  • Phuket Departure
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Manta Queen V
Manta Queen V: 3 Night North
From THB20,900

Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockManta Queen V offers a bit more luxury (no quad share cabins here) - but still a very budget concious way to enjoy the spectacular diving on offer. Excellent Value.

  • 11 Dives
  • Twin Share
  • Double Cabins
  • NITROX Available
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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South Siam
South Siam: 3 Night Similans & North
From THB24,900

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 15 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Scuba Explorer
Scuba Explorer: 3 Night Similan & North
From THB33,300

Similans & Richelieu Rock Scuba Explorer is a large steel hull liveaboard. Her cabins are spacious, some with fridges. If you prefer a bit more luxury she is the vessel for you. . .

  • 22 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En-Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Courses Available
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Andaman
Andaman: 4 Night Similans & North
From THB19,600

Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin, Richelieu MV Andaman offers a social, informal, affordable way to enjoy the Similans & Northern Islands. 2 Six Share Cabins help keep the price lower. Good for a group on a budget.

  • 13 Dives
  • En-Suite Available
  • Sea View Cabins
  • U/W Photo & Video
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Dolphin Queen
Dolphin Queen: 4 Night Similan & North
From THB19,800

Similan Islands, Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock MV Dolphin Queen is another very affordable way to enjoy the diving on offer in the Andaman Sea. Quad Share Cabins help keep prices lower. Double and Twin are also available.

  • 14 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • Sea View Cabins
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Similan Explorer
Similan Explorer: 4 Night Similan Plus
From THB19,800

Similan Islands, Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockThis is another vessel that keeps prices very affordable to enjoy the diving on offer in the Andaman Sea. Quad Share Cabins help keep prices lower. Double and Twin are also available.

  • 14 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • Sea View Cabins
  • Courses & Nitrox
  • Air Conditioned
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Manta Queen I
Manta Queen I: 4 Night Similan & North
From THB20,900

Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockManta Queen I offers a very affordable option for a 4 night trip. Another budget concious way to enjoy the Similans and Northern Sites. Quad, Double and Twin cabins available.

  • 15 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • NITROX Available
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Manta Queen III
Manta Queen III: 4 Night Similan & More
From THB20,900

Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockManta Queen III is a larger vessel taking 33 guests. She also offers a very affordable option for a 4 night trip. Quad, Double and Twin cabins available.

  • 15 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • NITROX Available
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Manta Queen VI
Manta Queen VI: 4 Night Similan & More
From THB22,900

Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockWith only 14 guests in twin share en-suite cabins Manta Queen VI offers a bit more personal luxury for your 4 night trip.

  • 15 Dives
  • Twin Share
  • En-Suite
  • NITROX Available
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Scuba Adventure
Scuba Adventure: 4 Night Similan
From THB24,000

Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockWith only 12 guests in twin share or double cabins Scuba Adventure offers a bit more personal experience for your 4 night trip.

  • 14 Dives
  • Twin
  • Double
  • Air Conditioned
  • Courses Available
  • NITROX Available
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Pawara
Pawara: 4 Night Similans & North
From THB25,700

Similan, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock MV Pawara offers tremendous space and luxury for the price. At 35m long she is one of the biggest boats cruising the area. Budget cabins start at very affordable rates. . .

  • 14 Dives
  • Double Cabins
  • Twin Cabins
  • Mainly En-Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • FREE NITROX
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The Junk
The Junk: 4 Night Similans & Surin
From THB27,000

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu The Junk (June Hong Chian Lee) is a well established stunnng wooden sailing vessel. Experience the feel of Ancient Siam! Used for movies previously she is well known & popular. Book early!

  • 14 Dives
  • Double & Twin
  • Triple & Quad
  • Full En Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • 18 Guests Max
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South Siam
South Siam: 4 Night Similans & North
From THB28,900

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 19 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Deep Andaman Queen
Andaman Queen: 4 Night Similans
From THB30,000

Similan, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu, Surin Deep Andaman Queen offers Quad, Triple, Twin & Double Cabins. She is a relatively new boat built in 2012

  • 14 Dives
  • Quad Cabins
  • Twin & Double
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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White Manta
White Manta: 4 Night Similans & North
From THB32,000

Similan, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu, SurinWhite Manta offers very affordable twin cabins or more luxurious en-suite ones. A high quality spacious steel hull vessel that gets you as far as Surin. . .

  • 14 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En-Suite Avail
  • Air Conditioned
  • NITROX Avail
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Hallelujah
Hallelujah: 4 Night Similans & North
From THB33,000

Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin, Richelieu Hallelujah is one of the more luxurious boats cruising the Andaman Ocean. At 35m long she is also one of the largest. Spacious & with En-Suite cabins throughout. . .

  • 14 Dives
  • Full En-Suite
  • Single Cabin Avail
  • U/W Photo & Video
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Manta Queen VII
Manta Queen VII: 5 Night Surin
From THB22,900

Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai & SurinManta Queen VII takes 22 guests in Twin and Quad Share Cabins. She offers a very affordable option for a 5 night trip and covers the rarely dived Surin Islands.

  • 18 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin Share
  • NITROX Available
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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Similan Explorer
Similan Explorer: 5 Night Similans Plus
From THB23,500

Similan Islands, Bon, Tachai & Richelieu RockThis is another vessel that keeps prices very affordable to enjoy the diving on offer in the Andaman Sea. Quad Share Cabins help keep prices lower. Double and Twin are also available.

  • 18 Dives
  • Quad Share
  • Twin & Double
  • Sea View Cabins
  • Courses & Nitrox
  • Air Conditioned
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South Siam
South Siam: 5 Night Similans & North
From THB32,900

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 23 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Panunee
Panunee: 5 Night Similan & Richelieu
From THB43,000

Similans, Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock Panunee is a large luxury steel hull liveaboard. Her cabins are spacious, some en-suite. She also caters very well for photographers with soaking tanks and dedicated areas. . .

  • 16 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En-Suite Available
  • Air Conditioned
  • Photo Facilities
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Scuba Explorer
Scuba Explorer: 5 Night Similan & North
From THB45,100

Similans, Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock Scuba Explorer is a large steel hull liveaboard. Her cabins are spacious, some with fridges. If you prefer diving luxury style then she is the vessel for you. . .

  • 22 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En-Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Courses Available
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The Junk
The Junk: 6 Night Similans & Surin
From THB35,000

Phuket Departure, Similans & Surin The Junk (June Hong Chian Lee) is a well established stunnng wooden sailing vessel. Experience the feel of Ancient Siam! Used for movies previously she is well known & popular. Book early!

  • 19 Dives
  • Double & Twin
  • Triple & Quad
  • Full En Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Sat Departure
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South Siam
South Siam: 6 Night Similans & North
From THB36,900

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu South Siam III & IV are perfect to fit any schedule. Speedboat transfers run daily to the boats which stay permanently cruising the dive sites.

  • 27 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Daily Departure
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Diva Andaman
Diva Andaman: 6 Night South
From THB66,000

Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, Koh Lipe Diva Andaman is one of only two Junk style sailing vessels cruising the Andaman Sea. A truly beautiful vessel. 35m long with only 14 guests. Teak wood luxury. An experience like no other.

  • 19 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Kayaks Avail.
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Diva Andaman
Diva Andaman: 6 Night Similans & North
From THB75,350

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Diva Andaman is one of only two Junk style sailing vessels cruising the Andaman Sea. A truly beautiful vessel. 35m long with only 14 guests. Teak wood luxury. An experience like no other.

  • 19 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • En Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Kayaks Avail.
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Thailand Aggressor
Thai Aggressor: 7 Night Similans & North
From USD3,290

Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Thailand Aggressor is a large luxury steel hull liveaboard. As you would expect from the Aggressor Fleet she is fitted for luxury style diving. A beautiful boat.

  • 24 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • Full En-Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Photo Facilities
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Thailand Aggressor
Thai Aggressor: 7 Night Phi Phi
From USD3,290

Phi Phi, Koh Ha, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang Thailand Aggressor is a large luxury steel hull liveaboard. As you would expect from the Aggressor Fleet she is fitted for luxury style diving. A beautiful boat.

  • 24 Dives
  • Twin Cabins
  • Double Cabins
  • Full En-Suite
  • Air Conditioned
  • Photo Facilities
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Andaman
Andaman: 7 Night Similans Expedition
From THB29,920

Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin, Richelieu MV Andaman offers a more social, informal, affordable way to enjoy the Similans & Northern Islands. The 2 Six Share Cabins help keep her affordable. Good for a group on a budget.

  • 22 Dives
  • En-Suite Available
  • Sea View Cabins
  • U/W Photo & Video
  • Courses Available
  • Air Conditioned
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The Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock & Surin Islands

Diving Thailands Similan Islands is something that should be on the top ten list of every SCUBA Diver. Welcome to some of the most spectacular diving on the planet. The Similan Islands are diveable from October until May. They are one of Thailands National Marine Parks and are predominantly uninhabited. Sporting secluded white sand beaches fringed with coconut palms as well as rocky coral fringed bays with a backdrop of mountainous jungle they are truly a spectacular sight. Offering many shallow and deep water diving sites they are a true divers playground. When not diving on many trips you have the opportunity to set foot on the deserted pristine ivory sands and explore. The number of dive sites available makes it impossible to see them all on a single trip so you are likely to return when you realize how spectacular and affordable diving can be in The Land Of Smiles.

Depending in how much time (and money) you have available you may also get to see the further Northern sites. These include Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, the famous Richelieu Rock and the Surin Islands. These sites are all north of the Similan Islands with Richelieu Rock and the Surin Islands being the furthest away. To dive these destinations as well as the Similan Islands you either need to spend a bit longer (usually 4 nights or more). Alternatively you can find a trip that dedicates itself just to the further northern dive sites. These sites offer larger pelagics and deep water dropoffs. Richelieu Rock in particular is noted for it's Whaleshark and Manta Ray sightings - these large spectacular docile creatures prefer the deeper water that these sites afford them.

Out of the October to May season the diving moves further south to Hin Daeng (Red Rock), Hin Muang (Purple Rock), Koh Ha (Five Islands) and around the Koh Phi Phi area. As the trade-winds change and the monsoon moves in from the west over the Indian Ocean the weather as well as Marine Park Permits restricts the diving on the exposed Similan Islands and further north. However in the more sheltered southern areas between Phuket and the mainland the diving is still excellent. Hin Daeng and Hin Muang offer deep water pinnacles that are popular with Whalesharks and Mantas. Koh Ha offers a variety of shallower coral sites and swimthroughs. All in all whatever time you choose to visit Thailand and dive you will not be dissapointed.

We hope you enjoy browsing our site and choose to book a quality liveaboard diving trip with us. We can assure you of the best rates and the best choice of boats.

Take the opportunity whilst you have it! Don't miss out on the liveaboard diving experience of a lifetime!

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All of the trips and boats that we offer are safely and professionally run. The operators we promote in Thailand are all well established and extremely experienced. Many have been operating in excess of 15 years.

Diving Boat The differing prices for diving trips mainly reflects the distance the various boats travel in order to get to the chosen dive sites. The further the sites are the more costly it is. The cheaper vessels also manage to keep prices lower by not offering luxurious En-suite cabins, and sharing bathroom facilities. Safety however is never compromised.

We work with a small number of Phuket & Khao Lak Hotels from budget to luxury. These hotels are all well established and reputable.

hotel You are welcome to book your own hotel however many people find it convenient to book everything together dealing with one point of contact to keep things more straightforward. Your priority however should be to secure your Liveaboard Diving trip first. Many trips and boats are extremely popular and spaces fill fast. It is far more likely that you will miss your space on the boat than not be able to find a vacant room in a Phuket or Khao Lak Hotel. . .

On a Liveaboard Diving trip it is possible to do a whole variety of continuing education courses if you wish. Most operators offer PADI or SSI or both. The Advanced Course and Nitrox, Multilevel and Naturalist courses are particually popular on the Barrier Reef. There is a vast amount of marine life to identify and Multilevel Diving with Nitrox gives you more bottom time to do it.

diving-coursesOne further option if you are learning to dive before you go and are pressed for time or don't wish to dive at home is to do your certification dives on the trip. This is called a Refferal Course. You complete all of the confined water training and theory before you depart and then complete the open water training dives on the trip. If you have the spare budget then why not further your education ?

Packing the correct things for your liveaboard trip will make it all the more enjoyable. Most operators allow you to store your main holiday luggage on-shore so take a smaller bag that you can use on board. This is far more convenient and also often neccesary on the fly-dive trips with light aircraft weight restrictions.

suitcaseWe suggest the following as a good start: If possible take your own basic personal diving or snorkeling equipment - Mask, Snorkel and Wetsuit (3 to 5mm is fine for the Similan Islands. Full length or shortie as you prefer). Your own mask and exposure suit will generally fit with more comfort than rental equipment. The remainder you can rent to save weight if you wish. It is usually best to take all personal toiletries. Some boats operate exactly like hotels but not all. If towels are not supplied then take two. You will be spending a lot of time in the water and drying yourself on a wet towel is not fun! Take two bathing costumes also. Clothing should be kept light with a heavier top or jumper in case the a/c is a bit cool or it cools in the evenings. Shoes are not usually required on board - some flip flops or light footwear is fine. Finally dont forget sunglasses and sun block / tan cream.

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