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Scuba Adventure

Thailand Liveaboards

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Overview

This 23 metre liveaboard comfortably accommodates up to 14 divers, in two doubles and five twin berth (bunk beds) air-conditioned cabins.  Guests share three hot water shower and WCs. The lower cabins have portholes for natural light.

The covered deck is the place to relax, to enjoy a movie or read a book or discuss the dives with your buddies. The dive platform is compact but spacious and well organized which makes it ideal to enter the magical realm of the Andaman Sea.

Scuba Adventure boasts a very experienced Thai boat crew (over 10 years) who will look after all your needs – from getting ready for the dive to preparing wonderful Thai cuisine. The crew will take you to the best possible dive sites available in the season.   In addition, the experienced team monitor the radio for information regarding sightings at various locations to give you the best chance of seeing wonderful creatures like manta rays and whale sharks.

Nitrox is available at a charge of 200 Baht (c. £5) per fill.  Rebreather units are also available for hire, but must be pre-booked. Up to 4 dives a day are offered, either from the dive platform on the main boat or from a tender.

View a map of dive sites here >

Specification

Length: 23 metres, Beam: 5.5 metres, Engines: 2 x 320 HP, Generators: 1 x 30 kw & 1 x 40 kw, 2 x electric compressors; Nitrox blending panel

Navigation / Safety

VHF Radio, Mobile phone, Radar, GPS, Sonar, Oxygen, DAN Oxy Vac Kit and large O2 cylinder, First aid

View Scuba Adventure floor plan here >

Local payment accepted on board:

  • Thai Baht
  • No credit cards, except at the Scuba Cat dive shop 

Schedules & prices

Boat only price includes: Twin share in standard cabin (double available at small supplement), towels, air tanks, weights and weight belt, full board including snacks, fruit, water, squash, tea and coffee.  Contact Regaldive for a full package price including international flights, transfers and additional hotel nights.

Number of dives:

  • Similans, Surin, Richelieu Rock: 4 days / 4 nights - 14
  • Hin Daeng, Muang, Koh Haa: 3 days / 3 nights -11
  • Phi Phi: 2 days / 1 night - 7 or 3 days / 2 nights - 11
  • Racha:  2 days / 1 night - 7

Supplements

  • Double cabin: £10 per person per night
  • Single use cabin guaranteed: 50% supplement    
  • Snorkeller: Please enquire, price according to itinerary    

Extras in Resort

  • Nitrox: 200 Baht per fill to 40%
  • National Park fees:
    • Phi Phi - none
    • Hin Daeng - 900 Baht
    • Similan and Surin including Richelieu Rock 4 days - 1,800 Baht
  • Sample drink prices: Beer: 80 Baht 
  • Soft drinks can: 30 Baht
  • Wine: 1,000 Baht / bottle

Equipment Rental, per day (Thai Baht):

  • Full set excluding computer: 500 Baht
  • Computer: 300 Baht
  • BCD: 250 Baht
  • Regulators: 250 Baht
  • Wetsuit: 150 Baht
  • Mask, Snorkel & fins: 100 Baht
  • Torch: 150 Baht per dive (included for night dives)
  • 15l tanks: 300 Baht- Advance notice required please
  • Nitrox mixes to 40%: Baht300 per fill
  • Dolphin Rebreather incl. sofnalime - 3,000 Baht (advance notice required)
  • 12l aluminium tanks with INT and DIN fittings.

Local payment accepted on board:

  • Thai Baht
  • No credit cards, except at the Scuba Cat dive shop
POA = Price on Application
Date Itinerary Embark Notes Price
01 Nov 2015 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
04 Nov 2015 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
06 Nov 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
10 Nov 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
14 Nov 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
18 Nov 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
21 Nov 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
26 Nov 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
30 Nov 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
05 Dec 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
08 Dec 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
13 Dec 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
17 Dec 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
21 Dec 2015 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
24 Dec 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
29 Dec 2015 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
02 Jan 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
06 Jan 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
09 Jan 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
18 Jan 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
21 Jan 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
26 Jan 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
30 Jan 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
03 Feb 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
06 Feb 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
11 Feb 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
15 Feb 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
19 Feb 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
22 Feb 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
27 Feb 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
02 Mar 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
09 Mar 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
12 Mar 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
17 Mar 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
21 Mar 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
26 Mar 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
29 Mar 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Chalong/ Thab Lamu
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
03 Apr 2016 Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai & Richelieu Rock - 4 nights
Thab Lamu / Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £480
07 Apr 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
29 Apr 2016 Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £380
04 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
07 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
11 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
14 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
18 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220
21 May 2016 Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Chalong
20+ Logged Dives - PADI Advanced - Boat Only £220

Dive info

The Similan Islands are located 100km Northwest of Phuket and are best dived by joining a liveaboard out of Phuket. With snow-white beaches set against picturesque granite outcrops above the water and spectacular dive sites in often crystal clear water below, it is not surprising that the Similan Islands are ranked as one of the finest dive destinations in the world.

Declared a National Park in 1982, the Similans are comprised of nine islands, which run roughly North to South, and numerous smaller rock outcroppings. Please note that the islands are a seasonal destination and are only available to dive between October and May each year.

Similan Island itinerary dive sites

Nearly all of the nine islands the make up the Similans are defined on their western sides by huge underwater rock formations, eroded over the millennia by the action of the sea. These stone giants are home to an amazing variety of marine life and provide divers with swim through passages, caves and gorges. The East side of the Similan Islands support thriving reefs with some 500 species of hard and soft corals and an amazing variety of marine life that includes leopard sharks, guitar rays and manta rays.

Koh Bon is an island located 18km northeast of the Similan islands. Surrounded by reefs, the west tip of Koh Bon has established a reputation for its manta rays that may breed off the island. Whale sharks are also occasionally seen off Koh Bon. Diving down the west ridge divers may encounter big schools of trevallies and tunas as well as marble rays and leopard sharks. On the way back to the shallows schools of yellow snappers and oriental sweet lips make Koh Bon one of the best dive sites in Thailand.

Koh Tachai is located north of Koh Bon. The dive site is surrounded by granite boulders, which support big gorgonian fans and barrel sponges. Divers regularly encounter sleeping leopard sharks and rays in the reefs sand base, whilst the top of the reef supports an incredible variety of hard and soft corals.

Richelieu Rock is a submerged pinnacle located 12km east of the Surin islands. Only one metre of the rock appears above sea level at low tides. Below sea level the dive site opens up in to one of the worlds finest dive sites. There are schools of barracudas, big-eye trevallies and batfish clouding the pinnacle. Sergeant majors, long nose emperors, snappers, rainbow runners and cobias provide extra colour to the dive. Big potato cod, marble rays and schools of over two hundred blue spotted stingrays are regularly seen. Rare white spotted shovelnose rays and whale sharks are the highlight for many divers on Richelieu rock. The latter are typically seen from February to April.

Flight Information

Flights are available with the following carriers:

  • Thai Airways, via Bangkok
  • Singapore Airlines via Singapore
  • Malaysian Airlines via Kuala Lumpur
  • Qatar Airways via Doha

Flight time: Approximately 16 hours. Stopovers city stays can be arranged in Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

Departure tax: N/A

Passports & Visas

Passengers travelling to Thailand must have six months valid on their passport from the date of return to the UK.

British citizens do not require a visa for tourism stays of less than 30 days. For longer stays, please check the FCO website. Other nationalities should consult their consular office.

Vaccinations

Vaccination requirements are subject to change and should be confirmed before departure. For the most up to date advice please consult your travel clinic or GP. Further information regarding vaccinations for travel to this country can be found at www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk and from your local healthcare provider. There are no compulsory vaccinations for travel to Thailand, but we recommend protection against typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and polio.

Money

Thai Baht ~ £1 = THB 48  and $1 = THB 30

Euros and USD widely accepted and easily exchanged. Visa and MasterCard accepted in hotels and restaurants. ATMs available at airports and widely throughout Phuket and Krabi.

Itineraries

Please note that liveaboard itineraries can change without notice. The itinerary will depend on several factors including, but not limited to, weather, diving ability of guests & the number of other boats already present at the various dive sites. All dive sites visited are subject to weather conditions and are at the discretion of your dive guides and vessel captain.

Phi Phi - 2 day 1 night itinerary
Hin Daeng / Muang, Koh Haa and Phi Phi - 3 nights
Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai and Richelieu Rock - 4 nights 

 

View a map of dive sites here >

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At a glance

  • Flight time: 16 hours
  • Water temperature: 24 - 28°C
  • Highlights on-board: Ample space to relax outdoors
  • Highlights underwater: Maximise Diving Opportunities