The MV Dive Race Class E launched in 2015 is aiming a bringing the highest standard of design and luxury on-board. Steel hull liveaboards are rare in Thailand and the quality of the facilities on-board easily out-range the standard type of Thai liveaboards.
Steel hull ocean going vessel with a length of 34.5 m by 7.5 m width built with strength, stability and diving comfort in mind.
Designed and made for divers the liveaboard as been built according to international standards.
This luxury liveaboard of excellent quality, provide the best service to dive the Similan islands, from 4 days 4 night to Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock and a wreck, 7 days 7 nights Similan + Burma or south Andaman with the famous Hing Daeng & Hin Muang, the boat offer different trips duration and destination according to the best time of the year to dive.
All cabins are En-suite with private shower and toilets.
20 divers onboard in 10 cabins, all with air condition and bathroom.
There are 6 deluxe cabins on the main deck, which can be double or twin bed configuration and a private balcony, then 4 twin cabins on the lower deck with 4 or twin bed.
A massive dive deck provide comfort and space before diving, the sundeck is huge as well, inside saloon, massage room, TV and more.
Food is delicious onboard and well prepared, this is a must do liveaboard.
|Duration||Number of Dives||Guest||Nitrox||PADI Courses|
|4 days/4 Nights
5 days/5 Nights
7 days/7 Nights
Choose your Month of departure below:
|South Andaman||12 November||16 November||4 days/4 Nights|
|South Andaman||17 November||21 November||4 days/4 Nights|
|South Andaman||22 November||26 November||4 days/4 Nights|
|South Andaman to Similan||27 November||02 December||5 days/5 Nights|
|Similan||03 December||07 December||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||08 December||12 December||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||13 December||17 December||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||18 December||22 December||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||23 December||28 December||5 days/5 Nights|
|Similan||29 December||03 January||5 days/5 Nights|
|Similan||04 January||08 January||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||09 January||13 January||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||14 January||18January||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||19 January||23 January||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan to South Andaman||24 January||29 January||5 days/5 Nights|
|South Andaman||04 February||08 February||4 days/4 Nights|
|South Andman to Similan||09 February||14 February||5 days/5 Nights|
|Similan||15 February||19 February||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||20 February||24 February||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||25 February||01 March||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||02 March||06 March||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||07 March||11 March||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||12 March||17 March||5 days/5 Nights|
|Similan||18 March||22 March||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||23 March||27 March||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan||28 March||01 April||4 days/4 Nights|
|Similan to South Andaman||02 April||07 April||5 days/5 Nights|
Pick-up from Phuket and Khao Lak (pick-up time depends on
the area). Arrival Thaplamu Pier by 19:30. Guests will
get onboard, have dinner, meet the crew and have boat
safety briefing, check equipment, check-in cabin, and
overnight cruise to the Similans. ! !
The liveaboard will cruise to Similan islands, Koh Bon (Manta Point), Koh Tachai (Virgin island), Richelieu Rock (Top dive site in Thailand).
07:00 am – 07:30 am General Diving Rules / Safety Briefing
07:30 am – 07:00 pm 3 Dives around the Similan Island
+ Visit Island No. 4 / Enjoy paradise with a beautiful white sandy beach.
07:00 pm – 07:45 pm 1 Night dive at Honeymoon Bay (Island No. 4)
07:00 am – 01:00 pm 2 Dives around the Similan Islands
Visit Island No. 8 / Enjoy paradise with nature & a white sandy beach.
02:00 pm – 06:30 pm 2 Dives around Koh Bon & Koh Tachai Islands
07:00 am – 09:00 am 1 Dive early morning around Koh Tachai Island .
10:30 am – 06:30 pm 3 Dives around Richelieu Rock & Surin Island
07:00 am – 08:00 am 1 Dive early morning round Koh Bon Island
11:00 am – 12:00 am 1 Dive at Boon Sung Wreck If possible
12:30 pm – 02:30 pm Leave the dive site for Taplamu Pier (Lunch, Debriefing).
03:00 pm – 03:30 pm Disembarkation at Taplamu Pier.
04:00 pm – 06:30 pm Transfer back to your Hotel in Phuket, Air Airport & Khao Lak Area.
The liveaboard will cruise to Similan islands, Koh Bon (Manta Point), Koh Tachai (Virgin island), Richelieu Rock and Burma (Best of Burma and Thailand).
Discovery and Fantastic diving at Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai with 3 day dives + 1 night dive
Enjoy with 2 dives at the Richelieu Rock then cruise to Kawthung in Myanmar. Clear border formalities before cruising out towards islands of Myanmar.
Exploring dives at High Rock, Western Rocky and Shark Cave area with 3 day dives and one night dive.
4 dives at the Black Rock
Dive at North Twin, South Twin and Great Swinton
Dives at Western Rocky then returning to Kawthung to check out of Myanmar and back in to Thailand.
2 wreck dives at Boonsung and another wreck in front of Khao Lak. 12:30 – 14:30 Leave the dive site for Tablamu Pier lunch and debriefing on the way back. 15:00 Disembarkation at Tablamu Pier. 15:00 – 18:00 Transfer back to your Hotel in Phuket, Air Airport & Khao Lak Area.
* Dive sites and schedule may be flexible or
changed due to weather and current conditions *
|Cabin Type||Price/Person||Park Fee||Equipment||All included Price/Person|
|Twin or Quad Cabin Ensuite Lower Deck||42000 THB||1800 THB||2000 THB||45500 THB||Twin or Double Cabin Ensuite + Balcony Main Deck||45000 THB||1800 THB||2000 THB||48500 THB|
|PADI Courses||On Request|
Price all included, includes: All food on-board, taxi from Khao Lak or Phuket, dive guide, water, coffee, tea
Not Included: Soft drinks, alcohol, dive insurance.
|Cabins||All cabins are ensuite with toilets and shower: 6 Deluxe cabins twin or double ensuite with balcony, 4 Standard Twin cabin ensuite|
|W.C||3 Share toilet and shower, all cabin are ensuite|
|Decks||Sun Deck, Shaded Areas, Shaded Dining Area|
|Food||Thai, Western, Vegetarian on request|
|Towels||1 beach towels|
|Crew||Dive Guide, Cook, Engineer, Capitain, Boat Boys, Cleaner|
|Dive Guide Ratio||1 Dive Guide for 4 to 5 divers|
|Voltage||220V, plug in each cabins|
|Entertainment||Saloon with TV, DVD, Music, Books|
|Safety||Oxygene, first aid kit, EFR trained Staff, Satelite phone, GPS, Life raft, Dingy, Life Jacket, Flares, Depth Sounder, Compass, Radio|