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MV Dolphin Queen Liveaboard

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MV Dolphin Queen Liveaboard

The MV Dolphin Queen liveaboard is 26 meters (85 feet) in length with a 5.5 meter (17 feet) beam. Dolphin Queen takes 18-22 guests on board to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu Rock from October to May. She also has a Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar schedule throughout the high season from November until April each year.

Dolphin Queen’s Safety

Dolphin Queen liveaboard carries safety equipment for safe passage at sea including first aid kits, Oxygen, a DAN oxygen kit, two 15-person SOLAS life rafts, and SOLAS life jackets for both adults and children. Her communication gear includes VHF radios, SSB radios for long distance communication, CB radios, GPS, radar, echo sounder, and mobile telephones. Nitrox is available on board. 

Dolphin Queen’s Cabin

Dolphin Queen has two double bed upper deck cabins, two double bed middle deck cabins, one twin bunk bed cabin, and three quad-share bunk bed cabins for a total of 22 passengers. For Mergui Archipelago itineraries, she only takes 18 passengers. She has a total of three very large, very comfortable shared bathrooms with showers. She carries plenty of fuel and water for all itineraries. All cabins have their own air conditioner and an opening sea view window. Each cabin has 220v plug sockets for charging. There is little storage in the cabins so please pack lightly. You may leave extra luggage at the dive center.

Dolphin Queen’s Destinations

The Dolphin Queen operates both in Thailand and Myanmar. Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock trips are four-days and four-nights and Mergui Archipelago trips are seven-days and six-nights. She is available for individual bookings as well as charter cruises. Individual prices are listed below in the schedules, please contact us for full-boat charter prices.

Dolphin Queen’s Departure Points

All Thailand departures are from the boat’s office in Khao Lak, Phang Nga, Thailand, one hour north of Phuket International Airport. The vessel departs from Thap Lamu Harbor or Ranong near the Burmese border. Hotel pick ups in the Khao Lak area are free of charge. Transfers from the dive center to the boat are free of charge. Paid transfers are arranged to and from your Phuket hotel or airport to the boat on departure day.

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  • 18-22 Passengers
  • Nitrox Available
  • Double, Twin and Quad Cabins
  • 3 Big Shared Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioned
  • Low Prices
  • Thailand and Burma Itineraries
  • Friendly Atmosphere
  • Fabulous Thai Meals

What’s Included

  • 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
  • Towel
  • 20% off for snorkelers (non divers.)

What’s Not Included

  • Thailand national park fee for a four-day trip is 1800 THB
  • BCD: 250 THB per day
  • Regulator: 250 THB per day
  • Dive Computer: 250 THB per day
  • 15 liter tank: 150 baht per day
  • Nitrox @200 baht per fill, 2,000 THB for the Thailand package (14 dives)
  • Advanced Open Water course on board is 7,500 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 extra person an additional 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

4-days & 4-nights: Similan, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock

Khao Lak – Thap Lamu – Similan – Koh Bon – Koh Tachai – Richelieu – Thap Lamu – Khao Lak
Departure Day
  • 14:00 Meet at boat’s office in Khao Lak
  • 14:30 Rental Gear Fitting and Paperwork
  • 16:00 Depart for Thap Lamu Harbor
  • 18:30 Depart for Similan Islands
Day 1
  • Diving at Similan Islands
Day 2
  • Diving at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai
Day 3
  • Diving at Richelieu Rock
Day 4
  • 07:00 Breakfast On Board
  • 08:00 Diving at Boonsung Wreck
  • 12:00 Depart for Thap Lamu Harbor
  • 14:00 Disembark, transfer to dive center in Khao Lak
  • 15:00 Transfer to next destination
  • No flying today please

Please note: Approximately 14 dives. Itineraries are for general information only. We make no claims to being 100% accurate as there are too many factors affecting the schedule. We will give you the best diving on the best spots we can each day.

Dolphin Queen Deck Plan

  • 1 Dive platform
  • 2 Deck showers
  • 3 Gearing up area
  • 4 Compressors
  • 6 Toilet/shower
  • 8 Crew cabins
  • 9 Guests cabin (4 berths)
  • 13 Dining area tables
  • 15 Self service counter
  • 16 Double bed cabin
  • 19 Oxygen station
  • 20 Depth sounder & GPS
  • 21 Life raft (with survival equipment)
  • 22 Nitrox blending station
  • 23 Fire extinguisher
  • 25 Satellite phone
  • 26 Guest cabin (2 bunk beds)
  • 27 Radar
 
 
 
 
 

Dolphin Queen Thailand Schedules

Check Availability

 Departures can’t be confirmed immediately as availability changes by the hour. We check to make sure the departures and cabins you prefer are available. We then hold them for 48 hours to give you a chance to book the trip. Booking is easy and credit card payment is secure through our merchant account.

There is no obligation to purchase trips at this time. Your information will not be stored or shared. 
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