Liveaboard Diving - Similan National Park, Surin & Richelieu Rock

Liveaboard diving offers the most convenient way to dive the top dive sites in the North Andaman Sea at the best value. Excellent diving, reliable equipment, air conditioned cabin & an abundance of delicious food are all included. All our dive trips depart from and return to Khao Lak. Contact us to check availability on trips scheduled during your available dates. Our professional PADI Course Director can also provide personal advice to help you choose the best itinerary and any courses reflecting your personal needs & interests.

Variety of scuba options for your group

We offer a variety of liveaboard dive trip lengths (3, 4 or 5 nights), itineraries & cabin types to suit your availability, interests & budget. We no longer offer any diving day trips or shore dives. A range of PADI courses can also be conducted with all liveaboard trips including PADI Open Water & Advanced Open Water. Contact us to help you choose the most suitable liveaboard trip reflecting your level of experience, available dates & preferred cabin type.

Transfers to and from liveaboard embarkation point

All dive trips depart from and return to Khao Lak, which is 75 minutes north of Phuket airport and 75 minutes south of Kuraburi. Check in time is 17.00 on day of departure and return time is approximately 17.00. Shared transfers between Phuket & Khao Lak are available on the days of the liveaboard departure & return. Contact us for advice regarding your transfer options.

Scuba diving & Koh Phra Thong holidays

Private taxis, longtail boats & accommodation can be arranged for those wanting a peaceful stay on remote Koh Phra Thong before or after a liveaboard trip. We no longer offer any diving from Koh Phra Thong. Contact us to create the perfect package including National Park diving by liveaboard from Khao Lak with a relaxing beach break on the relatively undeveloped island of Koh Phra Thong. Enjoy the best of both worlds!

  • 1.

    All Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock Scuba Diving Liveaboard trips include:

    - Free pick up & drop off at any hotel in Khao Lak

    - Return transfers between Khao Lak and Tap Lamu pier

    - Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin (cabin types vary)

    - All meals, snacks, fruit, tea, coffee & water

    - National Park diving (itineraries & number of dives vary)

    - Dive guide with maximum 5:1 ratio

    - Dive kit rental (discount if you have all your own kit)

    - National Park entry & diving fees

  • 2.

    All Scuba Diving Liveaboard Boats have:

    - Air conditioned cabins

    - Bathrooms with western style toilets and hot water showers

    - Dive deck, dining deck & sundeck

    - TV Lounge

    - Safety equipment, oxygen, life-jackets, life raft, marine radio

  • 3.

    Optional extras include:

    - Shared transfer between Phuket & Khao Lak

    - Diving insurance (if not covered by own existing policy)

    - Nitrox air fills (only for certified nitrox divers)

    - Dive computer rental

    - 15 litre tank

    - Full westsuit

    - Private instructor/guide

    - PADI Courses

    - Shared transfer between Phuket & Khao Lak

    - Cans of beer & fizzy soft drinks

5 day / 5 night liveaboard – Similan National Park, Surin & Richelieu Rock

similan islands sea horse

The Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock 5 day / 5 night liveaboard diving itinerary includes 19 dives at:

- Similan Islands
- Koh Bon
- Koh Tachai
- Surin Islands
- Richelieu Rock
- Local wreck

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There are 2 different Similan National Park, Surin & Richelieu Rock 5 day / 5 night liveaboard dive boats:

- Boat A
- 4 double ensuite cabins
- 6 twin ensuite cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- Maximum 24 guests
- Boat length 27m
- Boat width 7.5m


- 2 double ensuite cabins
- 8 twin ensuite cabins
- 1 twin cabin
- 1 shared 4 bed cabin
- Maximum 22 guests
- Boat length 27m
- Boat width 5m

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The Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock 5 day / 5 night liveaboard prices are:

- Diver in double or twin en suite cabin 27,500Bt + 2,000Bt NP fees + 2,000Bt equipment rental
- Diver in twin cabin 24,500Bt + 2,000Bt NP fees + 2,000Bt equipment rental
- Diver in shared 4 bed cabin 22,500Bt + 2,000Bt NP fees + 2,000Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in double or twin ensuite cabin 26,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in twin cabin 23,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in shared 4 bed cabin 21,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

All prices are subject to 7% VAT.

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4 day / 4 night liveaboard – Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock

koh bon manta ray

The Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock 4 day / 4 night liveaboard diving itinerary includes 15 dives at:

- Similan Islands
- Koh Bon
- Koh Tachai
- Richelieu Rock
- Local wreck

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There are 4 different Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock 4 day / 4 night liveaboard dive boats:

Boat C
- 2 double en suite cabins
- 6 twin en suite cabins
- 4 twin cabins
- Maximum 24 guests
- Boat length 27m
- Boat width 6m

Boat D
- 4 double en suite cabins
- 4 twin en suite cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 2 shared 4 bed cabins
- Maximum 28 guests
- Boat length 36m
- Boat width 7m

Boat E
- 7 twin en-suite cabins
- Maximum 14 guests
- Boat length 25m
- Boat width 5m

Boat F
- 11 twin cabins
- Maximum 22 guests
- Boat length 23m
- Boat width 5m

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The Similan National Park & Richelieu Rock 4 day / 4 night liveaboard prices are:

Boat C
- Diver in double or twin en suite cabin 26,500Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Diver in twin cabin 23,500Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in double or twin en suite cabin 25,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in twin cabin 22,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

Boat D
- Diver in shared 4 bed cabin 21,500Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Diver in twin or double ensuite cabin 26,500Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Diver in twin cabin 23,500Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in shared 4 bed cabin 20,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in twin or double ensuite cabin 25,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in twin cabin 22,500Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

Boat E
- Diver in twin ensuite cabin 22,900Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in twin ensuite cabin 21,900Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

Boat F
- Diver in twin cabin 19,900Bt + 1,800Bt NP fees + 1,600Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in twin cabin 18,900Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

All prices are subject to 7% VAT.

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3 day / 3 night liveaboard – Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock

koh tachai leopard shark

The Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock 3 day / 3 night liveaboard diving itinerary includes 11 dives at:

- Koh Bon
- Koh Tachai
- Richelieu Rock
- Local wreck

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liveaboard koh tachai

The Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock 3 day / 3 night liveaboard dive boat includes:

Boat G
- 3 double cabins
- 5 twin cabins
- 1 shared 4 bed cabin
- Maximum 20 guests
- Boat length 25m
- Boat width 5m

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scuba diving koh tachai

The Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock 3 day / 3 night liveaboard prices are:

- Diver in shared 4 bed cabin 17,600Bt + 1,600Bt NP fees + 1,200Bt equipment rental
- Diver in twin or double cabin 20,600Bt + 1,600Bt NP fees + 1,200Bt equipment rental
- Snorkeler in shared 4 bed cabin 16,600Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees
- Snorkeler in twin or double cabin 19,600Bt + 1,000Bt NP fees

All prices are subject to 7% VAT.

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Eco Liveaboard

whale shark conservation

Groups of 3-5 certified divers can do conservation courses during certain liveaboard trips with our experienced PADI Course Director. See "Dates" for eco liveaboard trip dates. All courses include PADI specialty certification. Choose from:

- 4d4n with 3 eco specialities: Turtle Awareness, Shark Conservation Diver & Manta Ray Awareness
- 3d3n with 3 eco specialties: Manta Ray Awareness, Shark Conservation Diver & Whale Shark Awareness
- Advanced Open Water course on 4d4n or 3d3n with 2 eco specialties: Shark Conservation Diver and Underwater Naturalist

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marine conservation instructor

Eco liveaboard trips dates are determined subject to demand & instructor availability.

Please contact Helen, our PADI Course Director, if you are interested in marine conservation courses.

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Conservation course prices are in addition tothe liveaboard trip price. All prices include PADI specialty certification card.

- Whale Shark Awareness: 4,500Bt
- Manta Ray Awareness: 4,500Bt
- Turtle Awareness: 4,500Bt
- Shark Conservation Diver: 4,500Bt
- Underwater Naturalist: 5,500Bt
- Fish Identification: 4,500Bt
- Project AWARE: 4,000Bt
- Coral Reef Conservation: 4,000Bt

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