Boonsung wreck diving daytrip

Boonsung Wreck diving day trip

Embark on an underwater adventure like never before with a Boonsung wreck diving day trip. This unique experience offers divers the chance to explore the mesmerizing Boonsung Wreck, an iconic dive site nestled in the Andaman Sea. In this article, we’ll delve into the rich history of Boonsung Wreck, the thrill of a diving day trip, and everything you need to know to make the most of this unforgettable underwater journey.

Unveiling the Boonsung Wreck: A Dive into History

The area around Khao Lak is rich of tin and till the 80’s, tin mining was big in this area. You can get an impression of the life of that time in the movie The Tin mine. Set in the 50’s, it tells the story of a young man working on a tin dredge in Takuapa.

Thi old tin mining boat that was owned by the Boonsung Tin Mining Company and operated up and down the Andaman coast throughout the tin mining boom, starting in the 1950’s. The boat sank in 1984 after somebody flushed the toilet and the water started rushing in and did not stop (that’s how the legend goes). . . another (less exciting) story says that it sank in rough seas.

It found its final resting place in the depths of the Andaman Sea, creating an artificial reef teeming with marine life. Delve into the past as you explore the remnants of this historic shipwreck, providing a fascinating backdrop to your diving adventure.

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    • Diving day trip from Khao Lak
    • 2 Dives
    • Boonsung wreck, TOR 13 wreck
    • Max 4 divers with 1 professional guide
    • Bathroom and sheltered  deck available 
    • Onboard courses available
    • Best price guarantee

 

 

ITINERARY

Itinerary

  • 07:15-07:40 Taxi pick-up from your accommodation in Khao Lak
  • 08:30 Depart from Thap Lamu harbour
  • 08.35 Boat briefing
  • 09:30 Dive 1
  • 10:30 Surface interval & lunch onboard
  • 12:00 Dive 2
  • 14:00 Arrive back at Thap Lamu harbour
  • 14:10-14:45 Arrival back at your accommodation

Schedule can be changed due weather, sea conditions.

SCHEDULE OCTOBER 2023 - MAY 2024

Boonsung wreck daytrip : every day of the week

PRICES

Boonsung wreck 2 dives : 3.000.- Baht

Included in the price are :

  • Experienced dive guides and instructors (no freelance)
  • Small dive groups of 4  divers to 1 dive guide
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Towels
  • 12 Liter tank
  • Weights
  • Transfers for Khao Lak area

Excluded in the price are :

  • Full set of diving equipment : 500.- Baht per day
  • Soft drink ( can be purchased at the boat )