MV White Manta Liveaboard: Cruise Itineraries

White Manta Liveaboard

The MV White Manta will be doing 4-day/ 4-night liveaboard safaris and cruises from November through March. These trips will visit the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu Rock. She offers four dives per day, and has Nitrox filling on board.

4-days & 4-nights: Similan, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu
Phuket - Thap Lamu - Similan - Richelieu - Thap Lamu- Phuket
These trips will depart from Thap Lamu north of Phuket near Khao Lak. Transfers are included in the price from Phuket or Khao Lak hotels.
Departure Day

17:00 Begin guest pick up from hotels in Phuket
19:00 Begin Khao Lak Pick Up
18:30 Pick up from Phuket Airport
20:00 Depart from Thap Lamu, dinner on board

No diving
Day 1 Diving at Similan Islands
~4 dives
Day 2 Diving at Similan Islands, Koh Bon & Koh Tachai
~4 dives
Day 3 Diving at Richelieu Rock
~4 dives
Day 4 07:00 Diving at Koh Bon
12:00 Depart for Thap Lamu
15:00 Arrive Thap Lamu, depart for Phuket or Khao Lak
17:00 Arrival to hotel
~2 dives
Please note: Itineraries are for general information only. We make no claims to being 100% accurate as there are too many factors effecting the schedule. We will give you the best diving on the best spots that we can each day.
~ 14 dives

What's Included?

Most ground transfers are included in the price of the cruise from your hotel to the boat and back again (Phuket or Khao Lak). Airport pick ups the day of departure are included. Please arrange your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT) approximately 5:00 PM (17:00) the day of departure. You may not fly the day you return from the trip due to flying after diving rules, you must spend the night either in Khao Lak or Phuket and make your own way to the airport on your departure day.

Personal diving gear is not included in the price. Prices include tanks and weights, night diving lights/ torches, divemaster services, accommodation on boards, coffee, tea, and bottled water, hotel transfers, and all meals. Gear rental and Thai Government national park fees are paid upon departure in cash on the vessel.

  • Thailand national park fee for a four-day trip is 1800 THB (as of Feb 1, 2015)
  • Thailand national park fee for a five-day trip is 2000 THB (as of Feb 1, 2015)

Price includes hotel transfers, accommodation on board, all meals, most drinks, divemaster services, tanks, weights, and belts. Nitrox tank fills are 300 THB each. Nitrox package is: Pay for 10 fills, get four free (pay 10, get 14 tanks). Here's a downloadable full onboard price list.

Note: We can take no responsibility for scheduling or itinerary changes due to changing weather, political situations, natural disasters or other events beyond our control. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any kind of trip you do anywhere in the world. We also recommend that you have current DAN or other diving accident insurance in case of an unanticipated evacuation or other treatment that may not be covered by your regular insurance.

White Manta Destination Map and Home Port


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Similan Islands 2010
Takau Slideshow
TripAdvisor Ratings
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