The world-famous diving spots in which you’ll be keenly interested are the Similan Islands laying 85 km north-west of Phuket and 65 km west of Khao Lak area. These Islands including Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai are always fantastic and replete with exciting activities
Overview of Similan Island, Richelieu Rock – 5 days Safari
Similan islands are perfectly suitable if you want to take some amusing dives. You will discover these islands on board of the completely refitted vessel MV Deep Andaman Queen (former MV Queen Scuba) to bring some memorable adventures.
Through this expedition, you will experience more than 13 dives to make your holiday absolutely special – never to be forgotten.
Day 1: departure
- Between 15.00-18.00hrs, you will be picked up from your hotels/diveshops around Phuket, Khao Lak and Phuket Airport for transfer to the pier of Tablamu where MV Deep Andaman Queen waits for your.
- Board on MV Deep Andaman Queen, check in cabin and assemble all equipment. Dinner will be served after board briefing. Pass leisure time at evening and overnight cruise to the Similan Island.
Day 2: Similan Island (Total 4 dives)
You’ll take a check dive followed by further 3 dives around diving sites of Similan Island. Visit Island No 4 to enjoy paradise on a nice white sandy beach. Before dinner you’ll get ready for your first night dive at Honeymoon Bay. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner will be served on board.
Day 3: Similan Island, Koh Bon & Koh Tachai(Total 4 dives)
You will take 2 dives around Similan Island and visit Island No 8 beach. You’ll continue for more 2 dives around Koh Bon & Koh Tachai islands. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner will be served on board.
Day 4: Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock (Total 4 dives)
You will sail to the renowned Richelieu Rock for 3 dives after an early morning dive around Koh Tachai. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner will be served on board.
Day 5: Koh Bon (Total 1/2 dives)
Take an early morning dive around Koh Bon Island and (if possible take one dive at the Boon Sung Wreck) and after that you will reach the Pier in Tablamu. Around 15.00-15.30hrs, you will depart to transfer back to hotel in Phuket, Phuket Airport & Khao Lak Area.
Note: The tour depends on the weather conditions, political conditions, the captain and the dive guide considering the desires of the guests. The sports are possible but not guaranteed.
Transfers to and from MV Deep Andaman Queen within Phuket Island and Khao Lak, 4 nights’ accommodation, all meals (breakfast lunch, dinner), refreshments such as tea, coffee, fresh water & juice, soft drinks, Fresh fruits, snacks & yoghurt, Bathroom Set: Towels, Shampoo- Shower gel & Lotion, tanks, weights and weight belts, professional Tour leader, Divemaster and Instructor, guest’s insurance, (Total of 14 dives)
Prices not included:
Any international or domestic airfare, transfers outside Phuket & Khao Lak to and from the boat, National Marine Park fee* (payable on board), rental diving equipment, Nitrox, PADI / SSI Diving courses, alcoholic beverages, wine, Tip, diving insurance** or travel insurance***
Please book in advance if you need to rent a diving computer or underwater camera.
* Similan & Surin National Park Fees
- 400 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 400 THB + Surin 400 THB = 800 THB
Diving Fee for 4 days: 4 x 200 THB = 800 THB
Total (payable on board) 1.600 THB
Please note that the National Park Fee is set by the National Park and is subject to change without notice.
** Diving Insurance
There are too option if you do not have any diving insurance yet:
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 Insurance
Get 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.
MV Deep Andaman Queen is also available for liveaboard charter; please contact us for more details to make your scuba vacation special for you and your friends.
**** PICK-UP TIMES for Similan and Burma Trips
Pick-up Location Time
- Chalong Bay 15:00
- Rawai Beach Area 15:15 – 15:25
- Kata Beach 15:45 – 16:10
- Karon Beach 16:20 – 16:45
- Patong Beach 17:00 – 17:30
- Phuket Town 16:00 – 16:30
- Kamala/Surin Beach 17:45 – 18:00
- Phuket International Airport 18:00-18:30
- Khao Lak area 18:00-18:30
|Departure||Arrival||Days/ nights||Master Cabin||Deluxe Double||Standard Cabin|
|05.04.2016||09.04.2016||5 / 4|
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