Diver underwater at Similan Island Thailand


From 22’500 THB

Manta Queen 1

This is our favorite choice for a budget 4 Days cruise to Similan and Richelieu Rock. with a good service and an unbeatable price this one of the most popular liveaboard in this category.

Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Wreck
Similan Liveaboard
4 Days 4 Nights and 15 Dives

Liveaboard cruise
Group 4 divers
Transfer from Phuket
Food included



Unbeatable price
Very well organized
Can pick up in Phuket
Group up to 5 drivers.

Diving Similan and Richelieu Rock Liveaboard

MV Manta Quee 1  is 27m long and 5m larger wooden hull liveaboard and can accommodate 22 Divers in three differents cabin options.  the boat cruise to the main dive spot as Koh Bon, Tachai island and the world class Richelieu Rock, on the way back a great dive on the Boonsung wreck is plan on every trip.  The 5 divemaster on board who speak a variety of languages are very nice and they will help you all along the 4 days to let you get the best and enjoy the cruise. Dive groups are set with no more than 5 divers per dive guide usually according to levels and experience of each diver. 

Budget divers and backpackers find diving on Manta Queen 1 the best option with good service, transfer to and from hotels in Khao Lak include, great food freshly cooked onboard and an unbeatable price.

Between dives, guest can relax either in the air-conditioned salon laying on a sofa with flat screen TV, sound system, library or on a floor mattress on the sun deck. The dining area on the first deck is a good place to meet peoples and tell or listen some dives stories.


Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock & Bonsung Wreck
4 Days / 4 NightsDiversNon-Divers
Quad Shared22,500 ฿20,500 ฿
Twin Shared24,500 ฿22,500 ฿
Double Cabin24,500 ฿22,500 ฿
Transfer From phuket 500 ฿ 500 ฿
National Park Fees 1,800 ฿ 1,000 ฿
Equipment Rental 2,000 ฿Free
Computer rental 250 ฿ / Daynone
Nitrox 32% 200 ฿ / Tank
2,250 ฿ / full trip

Info and Specifications

  • Transfer round trip from Khaolak (not going to all hotel, can be a meeting point nearby)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks
  • Drinking Water
  • Tea/coffee, soda
  • 12 liters Tank, weight and belt.
  • Transfer from Phuket (250 THB / way) (not going to all hotel, can be a meeting point nearby)
  • Thai National Park fees 1800 THB pay cash onboard
  • rental equipment (500 THB / day)
  • computer (250 THB / Day)
  • Dive insurance (300 THB / Day)
North Similan Itinerary
Departure Night

18:30 Check in start
20:00 Departure to the pier
20:30 General boat briefing
20:45 Cabin allocation
21:00 Equipment set up
21:30 Light onboard dinner

Day One

7:00 Wake up call
7:30 Safety/Dive Briefing
8:15 Dive briefing #1 “Similan Islands”
10:00 Breakfast
11:45 Dive briefing #2 “Similan Islands“
13:30 Lunch
15:30 Dive briefing #3 “Similan Islands”
17:00 Snacks
18:15 Dive briefing #4 “Night Dive – Similan Islands”
20:00 Dinner

Day Two

6:00 Wake up call
6:30 Dive briefing #5 “Similan Islands”
8:15 Breakfast
10:15 Dive briefing #6 “Similan Islands or Koh Bon, West Ridge”
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Dive briefing #7 “Koh Bon, West Ridge or Tachai Pinnacle”
15:15 Snacks
17:00 Dive briefing #8 “Tachai Pinnacle”
19:00 Dinner

Day Three

6:00 Wake up call
6:30 Dive briefing #9 “Surin Islands”
8:00 Breakfast
10:30 Dive briefing #10 “Richelieu Rock”
12:15 Lunch
13:45 Dive briefing #11 “Richelieu Rock”
15:30 Snacks
17:00 Dive briefing #12 “Richelieu Rock”
19:00 Dinner

Day Four

5:45 Wake up call
6:15 Dive briefing #13 “Koh Bon Pinnacle”
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Dive briefing #14 “Koh Bon, West Ridge”
11:15 Departure briefing
11:45 Lunch
13:15 Dive briefing #15 “Boonsung wreck”
15:15 Snacks
17:00 Transfer to the check out lounge
17:30 Transfer To Your Hotel

You will arrive approximately between 16:00 and 17:00 at the boat office in Khaolak.

*schedule and time is given for information and can be changed at any time without prior notice.

  • Capacity: 22 divers and non-divers
  • Cabin 4 beds share: 1
  • Cabin Twin bed share: 5
  • Cabin double bed: 4
  • Bathroom / Toilet: 3
  • air-conditioned cabin: yes

all Cabins are simple but comfortable and clean, aircon is centralized without control in the cabin.

  • Length: 27 meters
  • Width: 5 meters
  • Hull: Wood
  • Speed: 8-9 knots
  • Navigation: GPS Sat. Navigation, Sonar, Compas
  • Crew: 1 captain, 1 engineer, 4 boat boy, 1 chefs
  • Dive crew: 1 Tour-leader, 5 Divemaster / instructors
  • Security: VHF Radio, Emergency Oxygen Unit, Life-raft, Life-jackets/rings, First Aid Kit.