Richelieu rock liveaboard Manta Queen eight

Manta Queen 8 liveaboard

Join the Manta Queen Eight liveaboard to the best dive sites in the Andaman Sea for 5 days of excellent diving in Thailand. What more could you ask for?

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Embark on an extraordinary underwater journey with the Similan Island liveaboard adventure aboard the Manta Queen Eight. This extended expedition offers an impressive total of 19 dives, providing an immersive exploration of some of the most sought-after dive sites in the region. Delve into the depths of the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, and Koh Tachai, culminating in a thrilling plunge into the depths of the local Boonsung wreck. Each dive site promises a unique and diverse underwater experience, featuring a rich tapestry of marine life and captivating underwater landscapes.

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    • 5 Days – 5 nights
    • 19 Dives
    • Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu rock, Surin Islands, Boonsung wreck
    • Max 4 divers with 1 professional guide
    • Nitrox available 
    • Best price guarantee
    • Book with the local diving experts

 

 

Manta Queen 8 sundeck
Manta Queen 8 dining deck
Similan islands liveaboard MQ8
Relax area Manta Queen 8

ITINERARY

Day 0 ( This is the day mentioned in the schedule as starting day )

• Pick up from your accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket
• 17.00 PM Arrival at the dive center, checking in
• 19.00 PM Transfer to the liveaboard at Tab Lamub harbor
• 20.00 PM General briefing, Dinner buffet

Day 1 : 4 Dives

• 07:00 AM Wake up call and light breakfast
• 07.30 AM Liveaboard Briefing
• 08.00 AM Dive 1 # Similan islands
• 09.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
• 12.00 AM Dive 2 # Similan islands
• 13.20 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
• 15.30 PM Dive 3 # Similan islands
• 16.30 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
• 18.30 PM Dive 4 # Similan islands
• 20.00 PM Dinner buffet
• Overnight stay at Similan Island number 4

Day 2 : 4 Dives

• 06:30 AM Wake up call and light breakfast
• 07.00 AM Liveaboard Briefing
• 07.30 AM Dive 5 # Similan islands
• 08.45 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
• 11.30 AM Dive 6 # Similan islands
• 12.45 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
• 13.45 PM Dive 7 # Similan islands
• 15.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
• 17.00 PM Dive 8 # Similan islands
• 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
• Overnight stay at Similan islands number 8

Day 3 : 4 Dives

• 06:00 AM Wake up call and light breakfast
• 06.30 AM Liveaboard Briefing
• 07.00 AM Dive 9 # Koh Bon West Ridge
• 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
• 11.00 AM Dive 10 # Koh Bon West Ridge
• 12.00 AM Lunch buffet, time to relax
• 14.00 PM Dive 11 # Koh Tachai Pinnacle
• 15.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits, and snacks
• 17.00 PM Dive 12 # Koh Tachai Pinnacle
• 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
• Overnight stay at Surin islands

Day 4 : 4 Dives

• 06:00 AM Wake up call and light breakfast
• 06.30 AM Liveaboard Briefing
• 07.00 AM Dive 13 # Surin islands
• 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
• 11.00 AM Dive 14 # Richelieu Rock
• 12.00 AM Lunch buffet, time to relax
• 14.00 PM Dive 15 # Richelieu Rock
• 15.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits, and snacks
• 17.00 PM Dive 16 # Richelieu rock
• 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
• Overnight stay at Surin islands

Day 5 : 3 Dives

• 06:00 AM Wake up call and light breakfast
• 06.30 AM Liveaboard Briefing
• 07.00 AM Dive 17 # Koh Bon Pinnacle
• 08.15 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
• 10.00 AM Dive 18 # Koh Bon, West Ridge
• 11.30 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
• 13.15 PM Dive 19 # Boonsung wreck
• 16.00 PM Arrival at Tab Lamub Pier
• 16.30 PM Arrival at the dive center
• 17.30 PM Transfer to accommodation in Khao Lak or Phuket

Schedule can be changed due weather, sea conditions, or instructions by the national park authorities.

SCHEDULE OCTOBER 2024 - MAY 2025

Departure schedule Manta Queen 8

Trip Departure Arrival
MQ8#153 17-10-24 22-10-24
MQ8#154 24-10-24 29-10-24
MQ8#155 31-10-24 05-11-24
MQ8#156 07-11-24 12-11-24
MQ8#157 14-11-24 19-11-24
MQ8#158 21-11-24 26-11-24
MQ8#159 28-11-24 03-12-24
MQ8#160 05-12-24 10-12-24
MQ8#161 12-12-24 17-12-24
MQ8#162 19-12-24 24-12-24
MQ8#163 26-12-24 31-12-24
MQ8#164 02-01-25 07-01-25
MQ8#165 09-01-25 14-01-25
MQ8#166 16-01-25 21-01-25
MQ8#167 23-01-25 28-01-25
MQ8#168 30-01-25 04-02-25
MQ8#169 06-02-25 11-02-25
MQ8#170 13-02-25 18-02-25
MQ8#171 20-02-25 25-02-25
MQ8#172 27-02-25 04-03-25
MQ8#173 06-03-25 11-03-25
MQ8#174 13-03-25 18-03-25
MQ8#175 20-03-25 25-03-25
MQ8#176 27-03-25 01-04-25
MQ8#177 03-04-25 08-04-25
MQ8#178 10-04-25 15-04-25
MQ8#179 17-04-25 22-04-25
MQ8#180 24-04-25 29-04-25
MQ8#181 01-05-25 06-05-25
MQ8#182 08-05-25 13-05-25

PRICES

Twin bed cabin
32.000.- Baht
Twin bed ensuite cabin
34.000.- Baht
Double bed ensuite cabin
34.000.- Baht
Excluded in the price are :
  • National park entrance and diving fees : 2.500.- Baht
  • Full set of diving equipment : 500.- Baht per day
  • 15 Liter tank : 160.- Baht per dive
  • Nitrox 32 % : 160.- Baht per dive
  • Diving insurance : 250.- Baht per day ( Can be purchased during check-in )
  • Transfer Phuket – Khao Lak : 325.- Baht one way
  • Dive computer : 270.- Baht per day
  • Soft drinks and beers ( can be purchased at the liveaboard )

Included in the price are :  

  • Experienced dive guides and instructors (no freelance)
  • Small dive groups of 4  divers to 1 dive guide
  • All meals, fruits and snacks
  • Drinking water, tea and coffee
  • Torch for night dives
  • Towels
  • Transfers Phuket area on departure and arrival days of the boat

 

 
Similan islands liveaboard Manta Queen 8 twin bed cabin

Twin bed cabin

Twin bed cabin with own bathroom

Twin bed cabin ensuite

Double bed cabin with own bathroom

Double bed cabin ensuite