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MV Oktavia Liveaboard Itineraries

Oktavia Liveaboard Features and Benefits

Approximate Pick-Up Times:

Oktavia Pick Up Times

2-days & 2-nights: Similan Islands
Thap Lamu - Middle Similan - Thap Lamu
These trips will depart from Thap Lamu north of Phuket near Khao Lak. Transfers are included in the price from Phuket and Khao Lak hotels. Speedboat transfers for the two day and three day trips are 1,000 THB each. These charges are paid in cash upon boarding the liveaboard.
Departure

18:00 Depart from Thap Lamu, dinner on board

No diving
Day 1

Diving at Similan Islands #4 through #7

~4 dives
Day 2

07:00 Diving at Similan Islands #7
11:00 Diving at Similan Islands#8
13:30 Diving at Similan Islands #8
15:00 Depart Similan by speedboat
17:00 Arrive Thap Lamu, depart for Phuket or Khao Lak

~3 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.
~ 7 dives
3-days & 2-nights: Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Thap Lamu - North Similan - Koh Bon - Koh Tachai - Richelieu Rock - Thap Lamu
These trips will depart from Thap Lamu north of Phuket near Khao Lak. Transfers are included in the price from Phuket and Khao Lak hotels. Speedboat transfers for the two day and three day trips are 1,000 THB each. These charges are paid in cash upon boarding the liveaboard.
Day 1

08:00 Depart Thap Lamu for Similan Islands

~3 dives
Day 2 Diving at Koh Bon & Koh Tachai. Sleep at Tachai, early departure for Richelieu Rock.
~4 dives
Day 3

Diving at Richelieu Rock & Boon Sung Wreck
18:00 Arrive to Thap Lamu Pier, depart for Khao Lak or Phuket

~3 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.
~ 10 dives
5-days & 5-nights: Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Thap Lamu - Similan - Koh Bon - Koh Tachai - Richelieu Rock - Thap Lamu
These trips will depart from Thap Lamu north of Phuket near Khao Lak. Transfers are included in the price from Phuket and Khao Lak hotels. There is no speedboat charge for this itinerary, since you leave with the liveaboard and return with the liveaboard boat.
Departure

18:00 Depart from Thap Lamu, dinner on board

No diving
Day 1 Diving at Similan Islands #4 through #7, including night dive.
~4 dives
Day 2 Diving at Similan Islands #7 & #8.
~4 dives
Day 3 Diving at Similan Islands #8 & #9.
~4 dives
Day 4 Diving at Koh Bon & Koh Tachai. Sleep at Tachai, early departure for Richelieu Rock.
~4 dives
Day 5

Diving at Richelieu Rock & Boon Sung Wreck
18:00 Arrive to Thap Lamu Pier, depart for Khao Lak or Phuket

~3 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.
~ 19 dives
4-days & 4-nights: Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Thap Lamu - Similan - Koh Bon - Koh Tachai - Richelieu Rock - Thap Lamu
These trips will depart from Thap Lamu north of Phuket near Khao Lak. Transfers are included in the price from Phuket and Khao Lak hotels.
Departure

13:30 Begin guest pick up from hotels in Phuket
14:30 Pick up from Phuket International Airport
16:00 Depart from Thap Lamu, dinner on board

No diving
Day 1 Diving at Similan Islands #4 through #7, including night dive.
~4 dives
Day 2 Diving at Similan Islands #8 & #9.
~4 dives
Day 3 Diving at Koh Bon & Koh Tachai. Sleep at Tachai, early departure for Richelieu Rock.
~4 dives
Day 4

Diving at Richelieu Rock & Boon Sung Wreck
18:00 Arrive to Thap Lamu Pier, depart for Khao Lak or Phuket

~3 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.
~ 15 dives


What's Included?

Oktavia's trips leave from a port called Thap Lamu north of Phuket, so it may be more convenient to stay in Khao Lak rather than Phuket before and after your trip for all Oktavia departures. Transfers from Khao Lak or Phuket are free of charge. Speedboat transfers for the shorter trips are included in the price. For the three day trip you must stay in Khao Lak the night before, they are no Phuket pick ups since departure is so early.

Non-Diving Children under 3: Free of charge
Non-Diving Children 3-6: 50% off retail prices
Non-Diving Children 7-12: 25% off retail prices
Diving Certified Divers pay adult price
Note: While you're responsible for your own children, we do have a babysitter available for 2,000 baht per day.

Important Note: For trips requiring speedboat transfers, it's important that you pack lightly as there is limited room on the speedboat out or back. We can store your extra luggage for you, so please have what you only need on the boat separated from your other baggage. Please pack lightly, keep it simple.

Important Note: Prices for certified divers are based on those trained to dive to 30 meters (please contact directly for junior divers). If you have not received training to dive to 30 meters please add THB 1,500 to your total cruise price for a single ‘Deep Adventure Dive’ training course – many of the dive sites we visit require diving deeper than 18 Meters.

Open Water Divers whose last logged dive exceeds 12 months will required to complete refresher training for an additional THB 1,500. This training can be completed on-board and precede the Deep Adventure Dive if appropriate.

Thai National Park fees apply to both the Similan Islands and Surin Islands (including Richelieu Rock). These are were imposed in November, 2001, and are currently 400 THB per person per entry and 200 THB per day for divers.

  • 2-day trips @ 900 THB divers, 500 THB snorkelers
  • 3-day trips @ 1600 THB divers, 1000 THB snorkelers
  • 4-day trips @ 1800 THB divers, 1000 THB snorkelers
  • 5-day trips @ 2000 THB divers, 1000 THB snorkelers

Personal diving gear is not included in the price. Prices include all meals, coffee, tea and drinking water, air fills, tanks and weights and belts, divemaster services, and accommodation. Extras on board include alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, and diving instruction or courses.

Gear prices:

  • BCD 200 baht per day
  • REG 200 baht per day
  • Wetsuit 100 baht per day
  • Torch 100 baht per day
  • Mask and fins, free

Nitrox

Okativa Gear Costs

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 DAN or other diving accident insurance up to date and current in case of an unanticipated evacuation or other treatment that may not be covered by your regular insurance.

Oktavia Destination Map and Home Port

This vessel offers two-day liveaboard trips to the Similan Islands, three-day liveaboard trips to Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu Rock, and five-day liveaboard trips to all of those spots. These sites are northwest of Phuket Island in Phang-nga Province in Southwest Thailand. Please click on the pins to see more information about the areas visited.


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  • FEBRUARY-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Feb 21, 2017Feb 26, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Feb 21, 2017Feb 23, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Feb 24, 2017Feb 26, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Feb 27, 2017Mar 3, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Feb 27, 2017Mar 1, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
  • MARCH-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Mar 2, 2017Mar 4, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Mar 5, 2017Mar 10, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Mar 5, 2017Mar 7, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Mar 8, 2017Mar 10, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Mar 11, 2017Mar 16, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Mar 11, 2017Mar 13, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Mar 14, 2017Mar 16, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Mar 17, 2017Mar 22, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Mar 17, 2017Mar 19, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Mar 20, 2017Mar 22, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Mar 23, 2017Mar 25, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Mar 23, 2017Mar 28, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Mar 26, 2017Mar 28, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Mar 29, 2017Apr 3, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Mar 29, 2017Mar 31, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
  • APRIL-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Apr 1, 2017Apr 3, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Apr 4, 2017Apr 9, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Apr 4, 2017Apr 6, 2017Similan IslandsOktavia2-D / 2-N
    Apr 7, 2017Apr 9, 2017Bon - Tachai - Richelieu Oktavia3-D / 2-N
    Apr 10, 2017Apr 15, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuOktavia5-D / 5-N
    Apr 16, 2017Apr 20, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N
    Apr 21, 2017Apr 25, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N
    Apr 26, 2017Apr 30, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N
  • MAY-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    May 1, 2017May 5, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N
    May 6, 2017May 10, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N
    May 11, 2017May 15, 2017Similan Islands - Koh BonOktavia4-D / 4-N