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Similans Boat C6

On board this vessel the number of guests is limited to 10 people per trip, even though there are berths for 14 people, so there is always plenty of space for all guests onboard.

The boat has 1 Master cabin and four Deluxe cabins. The Master cabin is situated on the upper deck behind the wheel house; this spacious cabin has a kingsize double bed and of course own air conditioning unit and private bathroom. On the main deck we find the four Deluxe cabins, all with queen size double bed and an additional single berth, making them suitable for twin bed use, double bed use and also a child can stay in the cabins. Each Deluxe cabin has it own air conditioning unit, en suite bathroom and the cabin door opens to spectacular sea views.

Enjoy the air conditioned lounge for watching a movie, playing back your digital images from that day's dives or browse through the extensive library of marine books. There is a very nice cushion relax area, giving you plenty of space to read a book, enjoy the views and chat about the thrilling dives of that day.

The dive deck is spacious with camera tables and rinse tanks making this an ideal boat for photographers. On the main deck all meals are served buffet style, the food is plentiful and diverse, Thai cuisine and International dishes are served, special diets can be catered for. The ice making machine ensures you can enjoy chilled drinks while watching the sun set and the onboard freezers means ice cream can be enjoyed after a hot day in Tropical Thailand.
She has a full complement of safety equipment making her a spacious, safe and diver friendly boat. This vessel was built in 1998 to IMO standards.

This boat makes 4 days/4 nights and 6 days/6 nights cruises to Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, 2 day cruises to the South Andaman: Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, Koh Haa, Bida islands (Phi Phi area) and Shark Point area. A combination trip of 2 days to South Andaman and 4 days to Similans etc. is possible of course. In February/March and April this boat also offers a 7 nights/6 days trip to Burma, with 4 days diving in Burma.

Nitrox is available.

Departure from Phuket, transfer from Khao Lak or your hotel on Phuket to the boat by minibus.

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Click here for a short video of life on board this boat on a scuba diving trip to Similans Thailand.

Technical Specifications

  • 24m (79 feet) L.O.A. and a beam of 6.5m (21 feet).
  • Built in the year 1998.
  • 2 Nissan engines, 230 HP each.
  • 8 knots cruising speed.
  • 2 generators, 30 Kw each.
  • Electricity 220 V in all cabins, 24 hours a day.
  • 2 Deluxe cabins on main deck with double bed and additional single berth, twin or double share with child in cabin possible, with individual controlled A/C, fan, en-suite facilities and lovely view.
  • 2 Deluxe cabins on main deck with one double bed and one additional single berth, twin or double share with child in cabin possible, with individual controlled A/C, fan, en-suite facilities and lovely view.
  • 1 Master cabin with kingsize double bed, with A/C, fan, en-suite facilities, large panoramic window.
  • 2 L&W compressors.
  • Zodiac with 30 HP outboard engine.
  • Safety equipment, medic first aid and oxygen system.
  • All modern navigation equipment including GPS (2x).
  • CD video, DVD & music system on top deck.
  • Comfortable sofas with real cushions.
  • 2 Watermakers, which means the guests can have a shower whenever they want.
  • Massage on board.
  • Nice big sundeck.
  • Nitrox on board.

Safety

  • This vessel meets IMO standards.
  • Satellite telephone.
  • Mobile telephone.
  • 2x Radar.
  • 2x CB Radio, 24h contact with NAVY.
  • 2x echo finder.
  • O2 tank + O2 instructor provider on board.
  • MFA Kit + MFA instructor on board.
  • 1 Life Raft + Life Jackets.
  • Emergency Kit.
  • Evacuation emergency facility with helicopter & ambulance.
  • Direct access to the Chamber of Phuket.
  • Fire extinguisher system.
  • Closed circuit television.

Crew

  • 1 captain.
  • 1 cook.
  • 1 engineer.
  • 1 deck hand.
  • 1 hostess.
  • 1 cruise director.
  • 1 divemaster.

Price (Per person in Thai Baht):

4 days / 4 nights Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock Master cabin 50,000 Baht
Deluxe cabin (twin or double) 44,000 Baht
2 days Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, Koh Haa, Phi Phi, Shark Point area Master cabin 25,000 Baht
Deluxe cabin (twin or double) 22,000 Baht
6 days / 6 nights Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock,
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, Koh Haa, Phi Phi Islands, Shark Point area
Master cabin 75,000 Baht
Deluxe cabin (twin or double) 66,000 Baht
6 days / 6 nights Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock Master cabin 75,000 Baht
Deluxe cabin (twin or double) 66,000 Baht
6 days / 6 nights Burma Master cabin 88,500 Baht
Deluxe cabin (twin or double) 79,500 Baht
Equipment Rental Full set 850 Baht per day including divecomputer
National Park Fees 4 days / 4 nights Similans etc.: 1,800 Baht
2 days / 2 nights Hin Daeng etc.: 700 Baht
6 days / 6 nights Similans & Hin Daeng: 2,500 Baht
Burma trips: 200 US$ entrance fee
Nitrox 250 Baht per tank, packages available
 

Schedule:

  Departure: Return:  Dives:  Days/Nights: Destination:
 
  October 2017
  15/10/17 19/10/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  20/10/17 26/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  20/10/17 22/10/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  22/10/17 26/10/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  27/10/17 02/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  27/10/17 29/10/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  29/10/17 02/11/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  November 2017
  03/11/17 09/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  03/11/17 05/11/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  05/11/17 09/11/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  10/11/17 16/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  10/11/17 12/11/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  12/11/17 16/11/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  17/11/17 23/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  17/11/17 19/11/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  19/11/17 23/11/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  24/11/17 30/11/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  24/11/17 26/11/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  26/11/17 30/11/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  December 2017
  01/12/17 07/12/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  01/12/17 03/12/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  03/12/17 07/12/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  08/12/17 14/12/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  08/12/17 10/12/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  10/12/17 14/12/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  15/12/17 21/12/17 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  15/12/17 17/12/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  17/12/17 21/12/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  22/12/17 24/12/17 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  24/12/17 28/12/17 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  29/12/17 02/01/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  January 2018
  03/01/18 07/01/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  07/01/18 11/01/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  12/01/18 18/01/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  12/01/18 14/01/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  14/01/18 18/01/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  19/01/18 25/01/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  19/01/18 21/01/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  21/01/18 25/01/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  26/01/18 01/02/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  26/01/18 28/01/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  28/01/18 01/02/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  February 2018
  02/02/18 08/02/18 22 6/6 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  08/02/18 12/02/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  13/02/18 17/02/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  18/02/18 22/02/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  23/02/18 01/02/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  23/02/18 25/02/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  25/02/18 01/03/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  March 2018
  02/03/18 08/03/18 20 6/6 Burma (Myanmar) Rockies and Burma Banks
  08/03/18 12/03/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  13/03/18 15/03/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  16/03/18 22/03/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  16/03/18 18/03/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  18/03/18 22/03/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  23/03/18 29/03/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  23/03/18 25/03/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  25/03/18 29/03/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  30/03/18 05/04/18 20 6/6 Burma (Myanmar) Rockies and Burma Banks
  April 2018
  05/04/18 09/04/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  10/04/18 12/04/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  13/04/18 19/04/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Muang
  13/04/18 15/04/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  15/04/18 19/04/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  20/04/18 26/04/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Muang
  20/04/18 22/04/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  22/04/18 26/04/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  27/04/18 03/05/18 21 6/6 Similans/Richelieu/Hin Daeng/Hin Muang
  27/04/18 29/04/18 7 2/2 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
  29/04/18 03/05/18 14 4/4 Similans/Koh Bon/Koh Tachai/Richelieu Rock
  May 2018
  04/05/18 07/05/18 8 2/3 Hin Daeng/Hin Muang/Koh Haa/Phi Phi/Shark Point area
 
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