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Trip Details
Trip type : Discovering & Scuba Diving
Depart from : Chalong Pier, Phuket
Duration :  7 Day
Depart time :  16.00-18.00 hrs
Suitable for :  Scuba Divers, Visitors
Trip theme :  Underwater Activities in Andaman

If you have indomitable passion for scuba diving, then Similan and Surin Islands are ideally suited for you. Obviously, these islands will materialise your long cherished diving dreams. You will satisfy your senses perfectly by this liveaboard tour experience.

TOUR DETAILS


Overview of Similan Island & Richelieu Rock – 5 Days Liveaboard Safari/by White Manta

Explore Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin Island, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck & Premchai wreck on MV White Manta. These are the sites you can visit to enjoy the scenic beauty.

Departure Day:

· Between 16.00 and 19.00 hrs you’ll be picked up from hotels around Phuket or Khao Lak Centre.

  • 20.00hrs latest arrival on board of MV White Manta
  • 21.00 hrs you’ll be transferred from Phuket Town, Chalong to Tablamu pier in Phang Nga by air-conditioned Minibus
  • You’ll get on MV White Manta, go to check-in cabin and listen to briefing.
  • Dinner will be served on board
  • You’ll stay overnight on board of MV White Manta

Day 2: Similan Island / Koh Bon

  • 06:30 / 07:00hrs you’ll wake up and listen to a safety & procedure briefing before a check-out dive.
  • 07:30 / 08:0hrs0You’ll take dive #1
  • 09:00 / 09:30hrs Breakfast will be served.
  • 11:00 / 11:30hrsYou’ll do dive #2
  • 12:30 / 13:00hrs Lunch will be served.
  • 14:30 / 15:30hrsYou’ll take dive #3
  • 16:00 / 17:00hrs Snack will be provided.
  • 17:30 / 19:00hrsYou’ll take dive #4
  • 19:30 / 20:30hrs Dinner will be served.
  • You’ll stay overnight on board.

Day 3:   Koh Bon & Koh Tachai  

  • 06:30 / 07:00hrsYou’ll wake up
  • 07:30 / 08:00hrsYou’ll take  dive #5
  • 09:00 / 09:30hrs Breakfast will be served.
  • 11:00 / 11:30hrs you’ll take dive #6
  • 12:30 / 13:00 hrs Lunch will be provided.
  • 14:30 / 15:30hrs You’ll do dive #7
  • 16:00 / 17:00 hrs Snack will be served.
  • 17:30 / 19:00hrs You’ll take dive #8
  • 19:30 / 20:30hrs Dinner will be provided.
  • You’ll stay overnight on board.

Day 4: Surin Island / Richelieu Rock  

  • 06:30 / 07:00hrsYou’ll wake up.
  • 07:30 / 08:00 hrs You’ll take dive #9
  • 09:00 / 09:30hrs Breakfast will be served.
  • 11:00 / 11:30 hrs You’ll do dive #10
  • 12:30 / 13:00hrs Lunch will be provided.
  • 14:30 / 15:30 hrs Taking dive #11
  • 16:00 / 17:00hrs Snack will be provided.
  • 17:30 / 19:00 hrs You’ll do dive #12
  • 19:30 / 20:30hrs Dinner will be served.
  • You’ll stay overnight on board

Day 5: Wreck dives / arrival

  • 06:30 / 07:00hrsYou’ll wake up.
  • 07:30 / 08:00 hrs You’ll take dive #13
  • 09:00 / 09:30hrs Breakfast will be served.
  • 11:00 / 11:30 hrs You’ll do dive #14
  • 12:30 / 13:00 hrs Lunch will be provided, and you’ll sail back to Tablamu.
  • 13:30 hrs You’ll arrive at the pier at Chalong Pier in Phuket.
  • You’ll be transferred to your hotel by 16.00 (04.00 pm) or airport by 1500 (03.00pm)

Brief Itinerary for Trip WMXMAS & WMNEW(Schedules are subject to changes depending on weather and sea conditions)

Day 1. (0 Dive); Scheduled pick up time is (between 4-8pm), and you will be transferred to Thablamu pier near Khao Lak where White Manta waits for you. Warm Welcome and Dinner will be served. You’ll sail overnight to Similans (sailing time between 4-5 hours).

Day 2. (4 dives); You’ll do  1 check dive, 2 further day dives & 1 night dive around Similan Islands.Day 3. (4 dives); You’ll take 3-4 day dives around Koh Bon & Koh Tachai. You’ll also do 1  night dive at Surin Island if possible.Day 4. (4 dives): You’ll do 4 day dives around Surin Island and Richelieu Rock.

Day 5. (2 dives): You’ll dive around Boonsung wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck and Premchai wreck. After returning to Thablamu pier by 1.30pm, you’ll be transferred to hotel by 4pm/ airport by 3pm.Total (14 dives)

Note:  Schedule and Itinerary depends on the weather/sea conditions and  the discretion of the Cruise Director & Captain. It also depends on currents, dive sites activities, light, objective, sailing times etc. The spots are possible, but not guaranteed.

 

Prices include:Free scheduled Transfer from anywhere in Phuket or Khao Lak Center to White Manta on Trip Departure day and return on arrival day,   accommodation onboard on twin share cabin , all meals incl. snacks and fruits, tea, coffee, towels and bed linen, Dive guide, Tanks, Weights and belts,

Prices do not include:Any international or domestic airfare, any transfers to and from your hotel to the pier which is not mentioned in the Itinerary (can be organize on extra charge), rental diving equipment, Nitrox, PADI / SSI Diving courses, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, Nespresso coffee, National Marine Park fee* (payable on board), Diving insurance*** or  Travel insurance****, Rental diving equipment, Nitrox, PADI / SSI Diving courses (please book in advance), any Personal expenses, Tip for Crew, Divemaster, Instructor, driver, guide,

Please book in advance if you need to rent a diving computer or underwater camera.

Transfers on departure day:Free Scheduled Pickups & Drop Offs anywhere in Phuket & Khao Lak as described below:

  • NOTE: * if pickup is outside these times additional charges apply.
  • 16:00 Phuket Town; guests to office (16:30 for ferries from Rassada Pier)
  • 16:30 Chalong, Rawai
  • 17:00 Kata, Karon
  • 17:30 Patong, Kamala, Surin
  • 18:00 Bang Tao, Mai Khao
  • 18:30 Nai Thon, Nai Yang and Airport
  • 19:00 Khao Lak Center
  • 20:30 Latest arrival on the boat
  • 21:00 Dinner

Transfers on arrival / last day:  Drop off; ONLY Phuket,

* Similan & Surin National Park Fees Please note that the National Park Fee is set by the National Park and is subject to change without notice.

  • 500 Baht for entry into the Similans or Surin (divers and non-divers) plus…
  • 200 Baht per diver per day

Example for above trip:Entry fee for Similan 500 THB + Surin 500 THB = 1.000 THBDiving Fee for 4 days: 4 x 200 THB = 800 THBTotal (payable on board) 1.800 THB

*** Diving Insurance There are two option if you do not have any diving insurance yet, check out our Diving Insurance page for more details.1) If you are a European Citizen:  You can get your diving insurance directly online with Aqua Med. Just follow HERE  and enter all your details, you will get an confirmation within 24hrs.2) For outside Europe Citizen you are able to visit the Webpage of DAN to apply for your diving insurance: http://diversalertnetwork.org/

**** Travel InsuranceGet your Travel Insurance with a worldwide coverage. No matter from which country you are.  Just follow the link HERE to your insurance package. Buy, extend and claim online, from anywhere in the world, even while you away from home and already on the way.

Charter: MV White Manta is also available for liveaboard charter; please contact us for more details to make your scuba vacation special for you and your friends.

Departure Arrival Days/ nights Deluxe Double Standard Cabin
10.11.2016 14.11.2016 5 / 4 35828.55 THB
15.11.2016 19.11.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
20.11.2016 24.11.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
25.11.2016 29.11.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
30.11.2016 04.12.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
06.12.2016 10.12.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
11.12.2016 15.12.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
16.12.2016 20.12.2016 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
03.01.2017 07.01.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
08.01.2017 12.01.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
13.01.2017 17.01.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
18.01.2017 22.01.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
23.01.2017 27.01.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
04.02.2017 08.02.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
09.02.2017 13.02.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
14.02.2017 18.02.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
19.02.2017 23.02.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
25.02.2017 01.03.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
08.03.2017 12.03.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
13.03.2017 17.03.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
19.03.2017 23.03.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
24.03.2017 28.03.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
29.03.2017 02.04.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
03.04.2017 07.04.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB
08.04.2017 12.04.2017 5 / 4 47088.96 THB 35828.55 THB