4 days / 4 nights - 15 dives - MQ1


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Similan islands liveaboard boat Manta Queen 1

 

This is a favorite liveaboard with many returning guest. On this 4 days- 4 nights liveaboard  trip you make 15 dives at : Similan islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Boonsung wreck and Richelieu Rock.
There is plenty of space to relax between the dives on the sun deck or at the sheltered lounge.
There is a wide variation across the dive sites with hard corals, bombies covered in soft corals, large granite boulders, rock walls and swim throughs.
 
The dives are done in small groups of one dive dive guide with maximum 5 divers.
The dive groups are based on experience and certification level.
 
There is plenty of space to enjoy the time in between dives, there is a saloon with HD-TV to watch VDO's who are made during the diving, an open dining area where you can relax in the shadows or in a hangmat on the large sundeck.  
 
All meals on this liveaboard trip are served buffet style and are freshly cooked from the onboard kitchen. Snacks and fruits are served in between dives. The dinghy gives us the the opportunity to spend some time on the beautiful white sand beaches at the Similan islands and Koh Tachai.
 
This 4 days - 4 nights liveaboard is suitable for divers from beginner to experienced divers.
Doesn't this trip fit your schedule ? Take a look at the 2 other 4 days - 4 nights diving liveaboard trips : Manta Queen 3 or Manta Queen 6

Itinerary

Schedule 4 Days - 4 nights liveaboard

Day 0

Pick up from your accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket 

·         19.00  PM   Arrival at the dive center, checking in

·         20.00  PM   Transfer to the liveaboard

·         21.00  PM   Dinner buffet at the liveaboard

 

Day 1 : 4 Dives

·         07:00 AM  Wakeup call 

                                             Light Breakfast

·         07.30 AM   Liveaboard Briefing

·         08.00 AM   Dive 1 # Anita's Reef

·         09.00 AM   Full breakfast and time to relax

·         12.00 AM   Dive 2 # West of Eden

·         13.20 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax and beach walk

·         15.30 PM    Dive 3 # Deep Six

·         16.30 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         19.00 PM    Dive 4 # Honeymoon Bay

·         20.30 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at the bay at Similan Island # 4

 

Day 2 : 4 Dives

·         06:30 AM   Wakeup call 

                                              Light Breakfast

·         07.00 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.30 AM    Dive 5 # Elephant head Rock

·         08.45 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax and beach walk

·         11.30 AM    Dive 6 # Christmas Point

·         12.45 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax and beach walk

·         15.00 PM    Dive 7 # Breakfast Bend

·         16.00 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         19.00 PM    Dive 8 # Koh Bon

·         20.00 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at east coast at Koh Tachai

 

Day 3 : 4 Dives

·         06:00 AM   Wakeup call 

                                             Light Breakfast

·         06.30 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.00 AM    Dive 9 # Koh Tachai

·         08.00 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax 

·         11.00 AM    Dive 10 # Richelieu Rock

·         12.00 AM    Lunch buffet, time to relax

·         14.00 PM    Dive 11 # Richelieu Rock

·         15.00 PM    Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks

·         17.00 PM    Dive 12 # Koh Tachai

·         19.00 PM    Dinner buffet

·         Liveaboard stays overnight at the east site of  Koh Tachai

 

Day 4 : 3 Dives

·         06:00 AM   Wakeup call

                                             Light Breakfast

·         06.30 AM    Liveaboard Briefing

·         07.00 AM    Dive 13 # Koh Tachai or Koh Bon

·         08.15 AM    Full breakfast and time to relax 

·         10.00 AM    Dive 14 # Local wreck

·         11.30 PM    Lunch buffet, time to relax

·         12.30 AM    Dive 15 # Local wreck

·         14.00 PM    The liveaboard arrives at Tab Lamub Pier

·         14.30 PM    Arrival at the dive center

·         15.30 PM    Transfer to your accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket

 

Schedule

Schedule Manta Queen 1 - 4 days / 4 nights

Diving schedule 2017 -2018

Trip Name      Departure Date     Arrival Date      

 

MQ1 250        2017-02-07                2017-02-11        

MQ1 251        2017-02-12                2017-02-16        

MQ1 252        2017-02-17                2017-02-21        

MQ1 252        2017-02-17                2017-02-21        

MQ1 253        2017-02-22                2017-02-26        

MQ1 254        2017-02-27                2017-03-03        

MQ1 255        2017-03-04                2017-03-08        

MQ1 256        2017-03-09                2017-03-13        

MQ1 257        2017-03-14                 2017-03-18        

MQ1 258        2017-03-19                 2017-03-23        

MQ1 259        2017-03-24                 2017-03-28

MQ1 260        2017-03-29                2017-04-02        

MQ1 261        2017-04-03                2017-04-07        

MQ1 262        2017-04-08                2017-04-12

MQ1 263        2017-04-13                2017-04-17        

MQ1 264        2017-04-18                2017-04-22

MQ1 265        2017-04-23                2017-04-27        

MQ1 266        2017-04-28                2017-05-02        

MQ1 267        2017-05-03                2017-05-07        

MQ1 268        2017-05-08                2017-05-12       

 

Schedule Manta Queen 1 -  4 days / 4 nights

Diving schedule 2017 -2018 

Trip number
Departure date 
Arrival date
Trip 269
14 October
18 October
Trip 270
19 October
23 October
Trip 271
25 October
29 October
Trip 272
30 October
03 November
Trip 273
04 November
08 November
Trip 274
09 November
13 November 
Trip 275
14 November
18 November 
Trip 276
19 November
23 November 
Trip 277
24 November
28 November 
Trip 278
29 November
03 December 
Trip 279
04 December
08 December 
Trip 280
09 December
13 December 
Trip 281
14 December
18 December 
Trip 282
19 December
23 December 
Trip 283
24 December
28 December
Trip 284
29 December
02 January
Trip 285
03 January
07 January
Trip 286
08 January 
12 January 
Trip 287
13 January
17 January
Trip 288
18 January
22 January
Trip 289
23 January
27 January
Trip 290
28 January
01 February
Trip 291
02 February
06 February
Trip 292
07 February
11 February
Trip 293
12 February
16 February
Trip 294
17 February
21 February
Trip 295
22 February
26 February
Trip 296
27 February
03 March
Trip 297
04 March
08 March 
Trip 298
09 March
13 March
Trip 299
14 March
18 March
Trip 300
19 March
23 March
Trip 301
24 March
28 March
Trip 302
29 March
02 April
Trip 303
03 April
07 April
Trip 304
08 April
12 April
Trip 305
13 April
17 April
Trip 306
18 April
22 April
Trip 307
23 April
27 April
Trip 308
28 April
02 May
Trip 309
03 May
07 May
Trip 310
08 May
12 May

Boat Info

MQ 1


Technical Specifications

  • Length: 27 meters
  • Width: 5 meters
  • Hull: wood
  • Engines: 2 x Hino 350 HP
  • Generators: 1 x 40 KW 1x 50 KW
  • Cruising Speed: 8-9 knots
  • Navigation:
     GPS satellite navigation

     

         Sonar
         Compass

  • Boat Crew: 

       1 Captain
       1 Engineer
       4 Deckhands
       2 Cooks

  • Dive Crew: 

        1 Tour leader
        1 Blender
        4 multilingual Divemaster/Instructors

  • Safety

        VHF Radio
        Emergency
        Oxygen Unit
         Life-raft
         Life-jackets/rings
         First Aid Kit
         Satellite Phones

Prices

MQ 1
MQ1 4 Bed Cabin
฿19,900.00
MQ1 Twin Bed Cabin
฿21,900.00
MQ1 Doublebed
฿21,900.00

 

Included in the liveaboard prices are:
  • Transfer from and back to Khao Lak.
  • 24 Hour diving medical service on the liveaboard 
  • Experienced dive guide ( maximum 5 guest with 1 dive guide )
  • All meals, coffee, tea, drinking water, snacks & fruits.
  • Towels and shampoo

Not included in the prices are

  • National park and diving fees
  • Price : 1.800.- Baht
  • Full set of diving equipment : regulator, long or short wetsuit, bcd, pressure gauge, depth gauge, mask, snorkel, full foot fins, tank, weightbelt  
  • Price 1.600.- Baht ( 400.- Baht per day )
  • Transfer from Phuket available for 250 Baht per person for one way. 500 Baht for a round trip.
Time for pick up from Phuket        
Rawai Green Leaf Gasoline station                                     12.30 - 12.40
Chalong Pier                                                       12.45 - 12.50
Kata ( from guests accommodation )                                          13.15 - 13.30
Karon (from guests accommodation ) 13.30 - 13.50
Patong (from guests accommodation ) 14.10 - 14.50
Phuket Town Rassada Pier                                                      14.45 - 15.10
PhuketTown McDonalds/Robinson Shopping Mall          14.45 - 15.10
Kamala (from guests accommodation )  15.10 - 15.30
Surin (from guests accommodation )     15.40 - 16.00
Bang Tao (from guests accommodation )                            15.40 - 16.00
* Phuket Airport                                                     16.00 - 16.30
               
Pick up from you accommodation in Khao Lak between 17.30 -18.00   

 

* International arrivals at the new terminal at the entrance gate 4

* Domestic flights in front of the Burger King Restaurant on the upper floor


Contact Us

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

The Similan islands, Koh Bon , Koh Tachai and Richelieu rock are parts of Marine National parks.

The parks are open from the 15th of October till the 15th of May. From the 16th of May till the 14th of October the National parks are closed. Visiting the islands or dive sites is not allowed.

From the of May to the beginning of October the  Southwest Monsoon comes to Thailand from the Indian Ocean and impacts the Andaman Coast. Then the sea waters of the Andaman Coast are disturbed, weather conditions can change very quickly and high waves can make travelling at sea quit a challenge. 

For the 2 days – 1 nights liveaboard trip there is a pick up service for the Khao Lak area.

For the 3 days – 3 nights, 4 days – 4 days and 5 days – 5 nights liveaboard trip there is a pick up service for the Khao Lak area and the major tourist towns on Phuket, including Phuket  airport.

From Bangkok you can take flight to Phuket airport  and from there a taxi to Khao Lak. It’s also possible to take a night bus from the Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal ( Sai Tai Mai Bus station)  to Khao Lak which takes about an 11 hours .

From Koh Samui, Koh Phang an and Kao Tao you can take a ferry to Surthani and from there the bus Khao Lak.

From Phuket  you can take a bus to Khao Lak. The bus starts at Phuket town bus station and it takes about  2 -2 1/2 hours to Khao Lak.

The maximum depth permitted on all trips is 30 meters, 99 feet for Open Water Divers with the Deep Adventure Dive certification, Advanced Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Instructors.

Open Water Divers without any additional Deep training will not be permitted to dive deeper than 18 meters, 59 feet.

Yes, all meals are included in the price as well as coffee, tea and water. Th meals are served in buffet style. Vegetarian meals are possible . During the day fruits are served. All other drinks ordered have to be paid separately.