Similan islands diving with a whale shark encounter

MV Explorer

Exploring the mesmerizing underwater world has never been more captivating than aboard the MV Explorer, a one-of-a-kind liveaboard boat that underwent an extensive refurbishment in the year 2023. This vessel stands as a testament to the commitment to providing unparalleled diving experiences in some of Thailand’s most sought-after dive sites. Catering to diving enthusiasts, the MV Explorer specializes in liveaboard trips to the Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu Rock.

Similan islands amazing beauty

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Similan Islands, renowned for their crystal-clear waters and vibrant coral reefs. The MV Explorer offers 3-day and 5-day liveaboard trips, allowing divers to explore the diverse marine life and underwater landscapes that make these islands a diver’s paradise. From colorful coral gardens to the thrilling encounters with marine species, each dive promises a unique and unforgettable experience.

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    • 3, 5, 11 or 13 Days
    • 9, 16, 25 or 41 Dives
    • Similan & Surin islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu rock, wreck
    • Max 4 divers with 1 professional guide
    • 15 Liter Tank available 
    • Best price guarantee
    • Book with local diving experts
MV Explorer liveaboard
MV Explorer dining deck
Similan Islands liveaboard
Dining deck on the MV Explorer

ITINERARY 3 DAYS

Itinerary

Day 0 ( This is the day mentioned in the schedule as starting day  )
  • 16.00 PM Arrive at the dive center, checking in
  • 19.00 PM Transfer to the liveaboard at Tab Lamub harbor
  • 20.30 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 1: 4 Dives
  • 06.00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.30 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.00 AM Dive 1
  • 08.30 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.30 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 2
  • 12.30 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.30 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 3
  • 16.30 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
  • 18.30 PM Dive Briefing
  • 19.00 PM Dive 4
  • 20.30 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 2: 4 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 5
  • 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 6
  • 12.00 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.15 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 7
  • 16.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
  • 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 3: 2 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 8
  • 08.30 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 9
  • Liveaboard returns to the harbor
  • Arrival at the dive center between 16.00 -18.00 PM

The schedule can be changed due weather, sea conditions, instructions by the national park authorities.

ITINERARY 5 DAYS

Day 0 ( This is the day mentioned in the schedule as starting day  )
  • 16.00 PM Arrive at the dive center, checking in
  • 19.00 PM Transfer to the liveaboard at Tab Lamub harbor
  • 20.30 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 1: 4 Dives
  • 06.00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.30 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.00 AM Dive 1
  • 08.30 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.30 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 2
  • 12.30 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.30 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 3
  • 16.30 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
  • 18.30 PM Dive Briefing
  • 19.00 PM Dive 4
  • 20.30 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 2: 3 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 5
  • 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 6
  • 12.00 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.15 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 7
  • 16.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
  • 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 3: 3 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 8
  • 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 9
  • 12.00 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.15 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 10
  • 16.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snack
  • 18.30 PM Dive Briefing
  • 19.00 PM Dive 11
  • 20.30 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 4: 3 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 12
  • 08.00 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 13
  • 12.00 PM Lunch buffet, time to relax
  • 14.15 PM Dive Briefing
  • 15.30 PM Dive 14
  • 16.00 PM Time for relaxing, fruits and snacks
  • 19.00 PM Dinner buffet
Dive Day 5: 2 Dives
  • 06:00 AM Wake up call
  • 06.20 AM Dive Briefing
  • 07.30 AM Dive 15
  • 08.30 AM Full breakfast and time to relax
  • 10.15 AM Dive Briefing
  • 11.30 AM Dive 16
  • Liveaboard returns to the harbor
  • Arrival at the dive center between 16.00 -18.00 PM

The schedule can be changed due weather, sea conditions, instructions by the national park authorities.

SCHEDULE OCTOBER 2024 - MAY 2025

Trip Departure Arrival
5D-5N 17-10-24 22-10-24
3D-3N 22-10-24 25-10-24
5D-5N 25-10-24 30-10-24
5D-5N 02-11-24 07-11-24
3D-3N 07-11-24 10-11-24
5D-5N 10-11-24 15-11-24
5D-5N 17-11-24 22-11-24
3D-3N 22-11-24 25-11-24
5D-5N 25-11-24 30-11-24
5D-5N 02-12-24 07-12-24
3D-3N 07-12-24 10-12-24
5D-5N 10-12-24 15-12-24
5D-5N 17-12-24 22-12-24
3D-3N 22-12-24 25-12-24
5D-5N 25-12-24 30-12-24
5D-5N 02-01-25 07-01-25
3D-3N 07-01-25 10-01-25
5D-5N 10-01-25 15-01-25
5D-5N 17-01-25 22-01-25
3D-3N 22-01-25 25-01-25
5D-5N 25-01-25 30-01-25
5D-5N 01-02-25 06-02-25
3D-3N 06-02-25 09-02-25
5D-5N 09-02-25 14-02-25
5D-5N 16-02-25 21-02-25
3D-3N 21-02-25 24-02-25
5D-5N 24-02-25 01-03-25
5D-5N 03-03-25 08-03-25
3D-3N 08-03-25 11-03-25
5D-5N 11-03-25 16-03-25
5D-5N 18-03-25 23-03-25
3D-3N 23-03-25 26-03-25
5D-5N 26-03-25 31-03-25
5D-5N 02-04-25 07-04-25
3D-3N 07-04-25 10-04-25
5D-5N 10-04-25 15-04-25
5D-5N 17-04-25 22-04-25
3D-3N 22-04-25 25-04-25
5D-5N 25-04-25 30-04-25
5D-5N 02-05-25 07-05-25
3D-3N 07-05-25 10-05-25
5D-5N 10-05-25 15-05-25

PRICES

Lower deck Double or Twin bed ensuite cabin
3 Days : 21.240.-
5 Days : 27.540-
Upper deck Double bed cabin
3 Days : 20.340.-
5 Days : 26.640.-
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
  • Dive computer
  • Towels
  • 7 % VAT
Excluded in the price are :
  • National park entrance and diving fees :
    3 Days : 1.800.- Baht
    5 Days : 2.400.- Baht
  • Full set of diving equipment : 500.- Baht per day
  • 15 Liter tank : 300.- Baht / Day
  • Diving insurance : 350.- / Day
  • Soft drinks and beers ( can be purchased at the liveaboard )

 

 
Double bed cabin MV Explorer

Double bed cabin

Twinbed ensuite cabin MV Explorer

Twin bed ensuite cabin

Double bed ensuite cabin

Double bed ensuite cabin