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MV Similan Explorer Liveaboard: Cruise Itineraries

Dive Race Liveaboard

The MV Similan Explorer will be doing four day, four night and some five day liveaboard safaris and cruises from December through April each high season here in Phuket. These trips will visit the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Surin Islands.

4-days/ 4-nights: Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Departure Day

12:00 to 15:00 Meet at dive center in Khao Lak
16:00 Transport to Thap Lamu Pier, dinner on board
18:00 Depart to Similan Islands

No Diving
Day 1 Diving at Similan National Park & Koh Bon
~4 dives
Day 2 Diving at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Surin Island.
~4 dives
Day 3 Diving at Surin and Richelieu Rock
~4 dives
Day 4

0700 Diving at Boonsung Wreck.
1200 Depart for Thap Lamu Harbor.
1400 Disembark and travel to dive cener in Khao Lak
15:00 Depart to next destination. We can arrange transfers to any ongoing destination but this is not included in te price.

~2 dives
Note: For people departing the boat on the final day, transfers are provided to your hotel free of charge. You may not fly this evening due to flying after diving rules. Please note that itineraries are approximate and are subject to change due to conditions, tides, wind, current, and divemaster's discretion.
~14 dives
5-days/ 5-nights: Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Departure Day

12:00 to 15:00 Meet at dive center in Khao Lak
16:00 Transport to Thap Lamu Pier, dinner on board
18:00 Depart to Similan Islands

No Diving
Day 1 Diving at Similan National Park & Koh Bon
~4 dives
Day 2 Diving at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Surin Island.
~4 dives
Day 3 Diving at Surin and Richelieu Rock
~4 dives
Day 4 Diving at Surin and Richelieu Rock
~4 dives
Day 5

0700 Diving at Boonsung Wreck.
1200 Depart for Thap Lamu Harbor.
1400 Disembark and travel to dive cener in Khao Lak
15:00 Depart to next destination. We can arrange transfers to any ongoing destination but this is not included in the price.

~2 dives
Note: For people departing the boat on the final day, transfers are provided to your hotel free of charge. You may not fly this evening due to flying after diving rules. Please note that itineraries are approximate and are subject to change due to conditions, tides, wind, current, and divemaster's discretion.
~18 dives


What's Included?

Most ground transfers are NOT included in the price of the cruise from your hotel to the boat and back again. Please contact us for prices. You may not fly the day you return from the trip due to flying after diving rules, you must spend the night in Khao Lak and make your own way to the airport on your departure day. Non divers receive 20% off below prices.

  • Mask, fins, snorkel and wetsuit
  • Light for night dives
  • Biodegradable soap & shampoo
  • Professional PADI dive guides
  • All meals, snacks, fruits, water, electrolyte drinks, tea, coffee
  • Small groups: 4 divers with 1 guide
  • Transport to Thap Lamu or Kuraburi & back with our air-conditioned mini bus from the dive center in Khaolak
  • 20% off for snorkelers (non divers.)

What's Not Included?

  • Thailand national park fee for a four-day trip is 1800 THB
  • Thailand national park fee for a five-day trip is 2000 THB
  • Towels
  • BCD and Regulator rental: 500 THB per day or 250 THB each
  • Nitrox @200 baht per fill.
  • Advanced Open Water course on board is 7,000 baht.
  • Transportation from Phuket. These trips depart from Khao Lak. Pick up from all areas in Khao Lak is free of charge.
  • Transfers from Phuket are based on the area you're staying. These prices are for up to two persons with each additional person charged 100 baht.
  1. Phuket Airport: 1,300 baht
  2. Kata/ Karon: 2,200 baht
  3. Chern Talay: 1,600 to 1,700 baht
  4. Chalong/ Rawai: 1,900 baht
  5. Patong: 2,000 baht
  6. Rassada Pier, Phuket: 1,800 baht

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.

Liveaboard Departure Point and Dive Site Map

MV Similan Explorer departs from Thap Lamu Harbor north of Phuket Airport. Her Burma trips depart from Kuraburi and return to Ranong where you're bused back to Khao Lak.




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  • FEBRUARY-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Feb 24, 2017Mar 1, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
  • MARCH-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Mar 2, 2017Mar 7, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Mar 8, 2017Mar 11, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N
    Mar 12, 2017Mar 17, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Mar 17, 2017Mar 22, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Mar 23, 2017Mar 28, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Mar 29, 2017Apr 3, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
  • APRIL-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    Apr 3, 2017Apr 6, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N
    Apr 7, 2017Apr 10, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N
    Apr 10, 2017Apr 15, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Apr 16, 2017Apr 19, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N
    Apr 20, 2017Apr 25, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    Apr 26, 2017May 1, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
  • MAY-2017
    Departs
    Returns
    Destination
    Boat
    Days / Nights
    Cabin Choice - Price Per Person
    May 2, 2017May 5, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N
    May 6, 2017May 11, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - Surin - RichelieuSimilan Explorer5-D / 5-N
    May 12, 2017May 15, 2017Similan - Bon - Tachai - RichelieuSimilan Explorer3-D / 3-N