Liveaboard at the Similan Islands on the Manta Queen 1

The dive boat Manta Queen 1 is going on 4 days/4 night’s dive safari trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. The Manta Queen 1 accommodates 22 guests in comfortable air conditioned cabins, there are three types of cabins available on this dive boat; twin bed cabins, double bed cabins and then there are 4 bed shared cabins to fit groups and families.

This wooden built liveaboard dive boat has a total length of 27 meters and a width of 5 meters. There are eight highly trained crew members onboard Manta Queen 1, there is also 6 dive instructors and dive masters to assist you when diving around the Similan Islands and in the Andaman Sea. There is plenty of space onboard to relax and enjoy the time in between the dives and after dark, there is a comfortable saloon with HD-TV, an open dining area on the main deck, and let’s not forget the large sun-deck where there is enough space for everyone to work on their tan.

All meals on board are served buffet style, they are freshly cooked in the onboard galley. Snacks and fruits are also served in between dives. It is also possible to jump in the dinghy and go exploring on the beautiful tropical beaches here in the Andaman Sea.

Included in the liveaboard prices are:

  • Transfer from and back to Khao Lak.
  • 24 Hour diving medical service on the liveaboard
  • Experienced dive guide ( maximum 5 guest with 1 dive guide )
  • All meals, coffee, tea, drinking water, snacks & fruits.
  • Towels and shampoo

Not included in the prices are

  • National park and diving fees
  • Price : 1.800.- Baht
  • Full set of diving equipment : regulator, long or short wetsuit, bcd, pressure gauge, depth gauge, mask, snorkel, full foot fins, tank, weightbelt
  • Price 1.600.- Baht ( 400.- Baht per day )
  • Transfer from Phuket available for 250 Baht per person for one way. 500 Baht for a round trip.
Time for pick up from Phuket
Rawai Green Leaf Gasoline station 12.30 – 12.40
Chalong Pier 12.45 – 12.50
Kata ( from guests accommodation ) 13.15 – 13.30
Karon (from guests accommodation ) 13.30 – 13.50
Patong (from guests accommodation ) 14.10 – 14.50
Phuket Town Rassada Pier 14.45 – 15.10
PhuketTown McDonalds/Robinson Shopping Mall 14.45 – 15.10
Kamala (from guests accommodation ) 15.10 – 15.30
Surin (from guests accommodation ) 15.40 – 16.00
Bang Tao (from guests accommodation ) 15.40 – 16.00
* Phuket Airport 16.00 – 16.30
Pick up from you accommodation in Khao Lak between 17.00 -17.30

 

* International arrivals at the new terminal at the entrance gate 4

* Domestic flights in front of the Burger King Restaurant on the upper floor

Itinerary

Day 0

Pick up from your accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket

·         19.00  PM   Arrival at the dive center, checking in

·         20.00  PM   Transfer to the liveaboard

·         21.00  PM   Dinner buffet at the liveaboard

 

Day 1 : 4 Dives

·         07:00 AM  Wakeup call

Light Breakfast

·         07.30 AM   Liveaboard Briefing

·         08.00 AM   Dive 1 # Anita’s Reef

·         09.00 AM   Full breakfast and time to relax

·         12.00 AM   Dive 2 # West of Eden

·         13.20 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax and beach walk

·         15.30 PM    Dive 3 # Deep Six

·         16.30 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         19.00 PM    Dive 4 # Honeymoon Bay

·         20.30 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at the bay at Similan Island # 4

 

Day 2 : 4 Dives

·         06:30 AM   Wakeup call

Light Breakfast

·         07.00 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.30 AM    Dive 5 # Elephant head Rock

·         08.45 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax and beach walk

·         11.30 AM    Dive 6 # Christmas Point

·         12.45 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax and beach walk

·         15.00 PM    Dive 7 # Breakfast Bend

·         16.00 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         19.00 PM    Dive 8 # Koh Bon

·         20.00 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at east coast at Koh Tachai

 

Day 3 : 4 Dives

·         06:00 AM   Wakeup call

Light Breakfast

·         06.30 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.00 AM    Dive 9 # Koh Tachai

·         08.00 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax

·         11.00 AM    Dive 10 # Richelieu Rock

·         12.00 AM    Lunch buffet, time to relax

·         14.00 PM    Dive 11 # Richelieu Rock

·         15.00 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         17.00 PM    Dive 12 # Koh Tachai

·         19.00 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at the east site of  Koh Tachai

 

Day 4 : 3 Dives

·         06:00 AM   Wakeup call

Light Breakfast

·         06.30 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.00 AM    Dive 13 # Koh Tachai or Koh Bon

·         08.15 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax

·         10.00 AM    Dive 14 # Local wreck

·         11.30 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax

·         12.30 AM    Dive 15 # Local wreck

·         14.00 PM    The liveaboard arrives at Tab Lamub Pier

·         14.30 PM    Arrival at the dive center

·         15.30 PM    Transfer to your accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket

​Departure schedule Manta Queen 1 – 4 days / 4 nights
Season 2017 -2018
Trip number
Departure date
Arrival date
Trip 269
14 October
18 October
Trip 270
19 October
23 October
Trip 271
25 October
29 October
Trip 272
30 October
03 November
Trip 273
04 November
08 November
Trip 274
09 November
13 November
Trip 275
14 November
18 November
Trip 276
19 November
23 November
Trip 277
24 November
28 November
Trip 278
29 November
03 December
Trip 279
04 December
08 December
Trip 280
09 December
13 December
Trip 281
14 December
18 December
Trip 282
19 December
23 December
Trip 283
24 December
28 December
Trip 284
29 December
02 January
Trip 285
03 January
07 January
Trip 286
08 January
12 January
Trip 287
13 January
17 January
Trip 288
18 January
22 January
Trip 289
23 January
27 January
Trip 290
28 January
01 February
Trip 291
02 February
06 February
Trip 292
07 February
11 February
Trip 293
12 February
16 February
Trip 294
17 February
21 February
Trip 295
22 February
26 February
Trip 296
27 February
03 March
Trip 297
04 March
08 March
Trip 298
09 March
13 March
Trip 299
14 March
18 March
Trip 300
19 March
23 March
Trip 301
24 March
28 March
Trip 302
29 March
02 April
Trip 303
03 April
07 April
Trip 304
08 April
12 April
Trip 305
13 April
17 April
Trip 306
18 April
22 April
Trip 307
23 April
27 April
Trip 308
28 April
02 May
Trip 309
03 May
07 May
Trip 310
08 May
12 May

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