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Seafarer Divers

Venus Marina is the name of goddess of love from Ancient Greek mythology. She was emerged from the ocean and represented as the beloved goddess of all the mankind and sea's living creature.

Her prestige has been acquired to be the name of our new luxury liveaboard ship, which is now ready to bring you to explore fantastic experience of cruising and diving in our beautiful sea.

Divers will enjoy a new standard of 'Luxury Liveaboard Diving' with her superior facilities and services. Together with the cozy atmosphere on the ship and our friendly staffs, where you can relax and boost all the freshness and energy back before returning to your daily life.

 

 

01 Sundeck 09 Store
02 Wheel house & crew cabin 10 (a) 2 cabins with 4 single bunks
03 Galley 10 (b) 3 cabins with 2 single bunks
04 W.C. and head showers 11 Engine store & workbench
05 Dining area 12 Engine : 2 x 320 hp V8
06 Dive deck 13 Water (6500 l) & diesel tanks
07 Diving entrances & exits 14 Generators room: 20 kw & 40 kw
08 2 Air & Nitrox compressors 15 Steering system
  • Year built: January 1994.
  • Last overall: September & October 2013.
  • Next overall: September & October 2014.
  • Overall length: 22.5 meters.
  • Beam: 5.70 Meters.
  • Draft: 2 Meters.
  • Guest's berth (Mattress: 200 x 90 x 20): 14 bunks in 3 double cabins and 2 quadruple cabins. 
  • Fuel oil: 4,500 liters.
  • Water capacity: 6,500 liters.
  • Main engines: 2 V8 EF550 Hino x 320 Hp.
  • Voltage (2 generators of 20Kw & 40Kw): 12 Volts, 24 Volts, 220 Volts, 380 Volts.
  • Tender boat: 5.50m rigid hull inflatable tender boat - 40HP outboard engine - 1 fixed ladder.
  • Crew members: 6 persons.
  • Maximum number of passengers: 35 passengers.
  • Maximum number of divers - Day dive trips: 30 divers.
  • Maximum number of diver - Liveaboard dive cruise: 14 divers.
  • Maximum number of paddlers - Liveaboard canoe-kayak cruise: 14 KAYAKERS.

PHUKET - DAY TOUR TO KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND WITH SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING, SEA KAYAKING AND HIKING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER - 2014-2015 PUBLIC TARIFFS
DAY BY THE SEA AT KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND
SCUBA Diving (2 dives) - Sea kayak - Snorkeling - Hiking in the islands
Associations - Clubs - Group of friends - Single Travelers

Koh Racha Yai Island is lying south of Phuket Island in the clear water of the Andaman Sea and is just 1hr30 distance by boat from Chalong Bay
Koh Racha Island is covered by dense tropical forests on the hills and coconut plantations on the large part of the island
Hiking trails allow hikers to visit the different beaches of Racha Yai Island with strange encounters such as water buffaloes and harmless monitor lizards
Hiking, snorkeling with fins mask and snorkel, scuba diving for beginner divers or experienced divers or sea kayaking are scheduled for the whole family during that day by the sea


Hiker on shore - Touring in the morning and afternoon of Koh Racha Yai Island on the paths connecting different white sandy beaches and resorts as well enjoying swimming in gin-clear water

Snorkeler with fins, mask and snorkel - Discovery of shallow coral reefs and reef fish with fins, mask and snorkel
No snorkeling experience is required for this water sport activity (7-77 years)

Sea kayak self-paddle - Discovery of the wild sea coast of Koh Racha Yai with a professional kayaker
No kayaking experience is required for this water sport activity (12-77 years)

Beginner diver (Discover Scuba Diving) - During the Discover Scuba Diving experience you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world with our PADI and/or CMAS Instructor
No diving experience is required for this first diving experience (12-77 years)

SCUBA review for certified diver - 2 coral reef dives done under the supervision of our PADI and/or CMAS Instructor
Perfect diving day for those certified divers without diving since few months and willing to start their dive holiday safely

Certified diver (fun divers) - 2 coral reef dives for fun under the supervision of our PADI and/or CMAS Divemaster
The first one day dives for those experienced divers willing to have a check out dive before planning several diving days

 

PROGRAM OF THE DAY FROM NOVEMBER UNTIL APRIL - KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND.

  • 08:00 - 09:30 Transfer from hotel to Chalong Bay pier.
  • 09:30 - 11:00 Navigation to Koh Racha Yai Island.
  • 11:00 - 13:00 Hiking, Snorkeling, SCUBA diving, Kayaking.
  • 13:00 - 14:30 Buffet-style lunch aboard MV Andaman Seafarer.
  • 14:30 - 16:30 Hiking, Snorkeling, SCUBA diving, Kayaking.
  • 16:30 - 18:00 Back to the pier in Chalong Bay.
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Transfer to hotel.

 

Remarks

  • MV Andaman Seafarer is perfect day tour boat for the whole family with in extra a chef to cook fresh and delicious buffet-lunch aboard.
  • PADI Nitrox Diver course may be taught during the day dive trip.

 

PRICE PER PERSON FOR A DAY BY THE SEA AT KOH RACHA YAI ISLANDSCUBA Diving (2 dives) - Sea kayak - Snorkeling - Hiking in the islands Associations - Clubs - Group of friends -Single Travelers

DAY TOUR BY THE SEA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND FOR SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING, HIKING THE ISLAND, OR RELAX ON BEACHES OF THE RACHA YAI ISLAND 

DAY TOUR TO RACHA YAI ISLAND PRICE
Hiker (Relax on the beach or hiking) 2,000 Baht
Snorkeler(Including snorkeling equipment) 2,000 Baht
Kayaker (2 persons per sea kayak) 3,200 Baht
Beginner diver - DSD (Including full diving equipment & 2 Dives) 4,600 Baht
Certified diver - Scuba Review course (Full diving equipment & 2 Dives) 4,600 Baht
Certified diver (Including tanks & weights & 2 Dives) 3,200 Baht
Certified diver (Including full diving equipment & 2 Dives) 3,900 Baht

 

PRICES INCLUDE

  • All participants Hotel transfers from Patong, Karon, Kata, Nai Harn and Rawai Beaches (Other parts of Phuket: Contact us), boat, buffet-lunch, water, tea, coffee, chocolate, mask and snorkel.
  • Hiker Hiking under the supervision of a crew member.
  • Snorkeler Fins, mask and snorkel.
  • Kayaker One kayak for 2 kayakers under the supervision of a professional kayaker.
  • Beginner diver(Discover SCUBA Diving) 2 dive, full diving equipments and training under the supervision of a PADI and/or CMAS Instructor.
  • Certified diver(SCUBA Review Course) 2 dives, full diving equipments and training under the supervision of a PADI and/or CMAS Instructor. Nitrox 32 available for certified Nitrox Diver.
  • Certified diver (Fun dives) - 2 dives, tank and weights under the supervision of a PADI and/or CMAS Instructor/Divemaster. Nitrox 32 tanks are available for certified Nitrox Diver.

 

PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE

  • All participants Beers, soft-drinks (Coke, Sprite, Fanta, etc...) and tip for the crew.

 

DIVING & SNORKELING EQUIPMENT RENTAL (Per day)

  • Diving equipment (fins, mask, snorkel, BCD, regulator, shorty): 700 Baht.
  • Snorkeling equipment (fins + mask + snorkel): 150 Baht.

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER - SCHEDULE OF DAY DIVE TRIP PACKAGE IN PRIVATE BOAT CHARTER FROM PHUKET TO RACHA YAI AND NOI - KOH DOC MAI - SHARK POINT - ANEMONE REEF - KING CRUISER WRECK - PHI-PHI

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER
SCHEDULE OF DAY DIVE TRIP PACKAGE FROM PHUKET (CHALONG BAY MARINA) IN PRIVATE BOAT CHARTER FOR 2015-2016
5-day dive package in private charter for diving associations, diving clubs or diving groups

IMPORTANT:

  • All scheduled trips below are flexible and may be changed according to customers' requests.
  • Upon request from individuals or small groups, all regular trips of the MV Andaman Seafarer with no firm booking may be booked for a private charter with MV Andaman Seafarer either for a liveaboard dive cruise or either for a liveaboard tour cruise with canoe/kayak or a 5 day dive trip package from Phuket.
  • In the case of a regular cruise, Seafarer Divers will complete all free places if the booking by individuals or groups is not sufficient to fill up the boat with the exception of a private charter booking.

 

From the end of October until the middle of December is the best period for a day dive trip stay on Phuket.

  • MV Andaman Seafarer had just got out of shipyard with some new features for a better comfort for the divers.
  • The crew is excited by the comeback of the dive cruises with weekly departures.
  • Less tourists, so most dive spots are not crowded by mass tourism.
  • Easier period to find rooms in hotels and seats on international and/or domestic flights at bargaining prices.
  • Most of all marine national parks (Andaman Sea) had been closed to tourism from May until the end of October so reefs had time to recover.
  • Warm (27-28°) and clear gin waters with visibility up to 20 meters which is perfect for the most demanding U/W photographers.
  • Cool period with a little or no wind which is perfect for mooring and relaxing between dives.
  • Lush green vegetation on all islands following the monsoon from May until October.

From the middle of December until the middle of February is the coolest period with sometime strong wind in the morning.

  • It is the most solicited period by the mass tourism.
  • It is the most difficult period to find rooms and seats on international and/or domestic flights at bargaining prices.
  • Warm (27-28°) and clear gin waters with visibility up to 20 meters which is perfect for the most demanding U/W photographers but some reefs and beaches are difficult to access with the strong wind.
  • Cool period with sometime strong wind which is limiting the place for mooring and relaxing between dives.

 

From the middle of February until the end of April is one of the best periods for a day dive trip package on Phuket.

  • Less tourists, so most dive spots are not crowded by mass tourism.
  • Easier period tofind rooms in hotels and seats on international and/or domestic flights at bargaining prices especially on April.
  • Warm (29-30°) and clear gin waters with visibility up to 20 meters which is perfect for the most demanding U/W photographers.
  • Hot period with a little or no wind which is perfect for mooring and relaxing between dives.

 

From May until the end of October is the raining season period in the Andaman Sea.

  • Few tourists so most touristic spots are not crowded by mass tourism except during August.
  • It is easy to find rooms in hotels and seats on international and/or domestic flights at bargaining prices excepted during August.
  • Warm (29-30°) but some beaches and tourist spots are difficult to access with the south-west monsoon.
  • Hot period with sometime thunderstorms and strong winds. 
  • Lush green vegetation on all islands during the monsoon season from May until October.

 

JANUARY 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 05 Jan (08:00) / Fri 09 Jan (18:00).
  • HIN DAENG - HIN MUANG / 
  • 3 Diving Days / Mon 12 Jan (08:00) / Thu 15 Jan (17:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 19 Jan (16:30) / Fri 23 Jan (19:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 26 Jan (08:00) / Fri 30 Jan (18:00).

 

FEBRUARY 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • HIN DAENG - HIN MUANG / 3 Diving Days / Mon 02 Feb (16:30) / Thu 05 Feb (17:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 09 Feb (08:00) / Fri 13 Feb (18:00). Chinese New Year: 19
  • SIMILAN-SURIN / 6 Diving Days / Sat 14 Feb (16:30) / Fri 20 Feb (19:00). Private (UCPA).
  • SIMILAN-SURIN / 6 Diving Days / Sun 22 Feb (08:00) / Sat 28 Feb (18:00). Private (PAEC).

 

MARCH 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 02 Mar (08:00) / Fri 06 Mar (18:00).
  • SIMILAN-SURIN / 6 Diving Days / Sun 08 Mar (16:30) / Sat 14 Mar (19:00). Private (UCPA). 
  • SIMILAN-SURIN / 6 Diving Days / Sun 15 Mar (16:30) / Sat 21 Mar (19:00). Private (St MARCOUX).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days/ Mon 23 Mar (08:00) / Fri 27 Mar (18:00).

 

APRIL 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 30 Mar (08:00) / Fri 03 Apr (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days/ Mon 06 Apr (08:00) / Fri 10 Apr (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 13 Apr (08:00) / Fri 17 Apr (18:00).
  • SIMILAN-SURIN / 6 Diving Days / Sun 19 Apr (16:30) / Sat 25 Apr (19:00). Private (UCPA).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 27 Apr (08:00) / Fri 01 May (18:00).

 

MID-MAY 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 04 May (08:00) / Fri 08 May (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 11 May (08:00) / Fri 15 May (18:00).

 

MID-MAY 2015 UP TO MID-OCTOBER 2015.
The 5-day diving package is not possible during this period of tropical monsoons where tropical storm can prevent boats to leave port toward exposed dive sites with rough sea over several days.

MID-OCTOBER 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 19 Nov (08:00) / Fri 23 Oct (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 26 Nov (08:00) / Fri 30 Oct (18:00).

 

NOVEMBER 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 02 Nov (08:00) / Fri 06 Nov (18:00). All Saint' Day: 01
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 09 Nov (08:00) / Fri 13 Nov (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 16 Nov (08:00) / Fri 20 Nov (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 23 Nov (08:00) / Fri 27 Nov (18:00).

 

DECEMBER 2015 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 30 Nov (08:00) / Fri 04 Dec (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 07 Dec (08:00) / Fri 11 Dec (18.00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 14 Dec (08:00) / Fri 18 Dec (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 21 Dec (08:00) / Fri 25 Dec (18:00). Christmas.
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 28 Dec (08:00) / Fri 01 Jan (18:00). New Year.

 

JANUARY 2016 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 04 Jan (08:00) / Fri 08 Jan (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 11 Jan (08:00) / Fri 15 Jan (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 18 Jan (08:00) / Fri 22 Jan (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days/ Mon 25 Jan (08:00) / Fri 29 Jan (18:00).

 

FEBRUARY 2016 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 01 Feb (08:00) / Fri 05 Feb (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 08 Feb (08:00) / Fri 12 Feb (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 15 Feb (08:00) / Fri 19 Feb (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 22 Feb (08:00) / Fri 26 Feb (18:00).

 

MARCH 2016 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 29 Feb (08:00) / Fri 04 Mar (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 07 Mar (08:00) / Fri 11 Mar (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 14 Mar (08:00) / Fri 18 Mar (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 21 Mar (08:00) / Fri 25 Mar (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 28 Mar (08:00) / Fri 01 Apr (18:00).

 

APRIL 2016 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 04 Apr (08:00) / Fri 08 Apr (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 11 Apr (08:00) / Fri 15 Apr (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 18 Apr (08:00) / Fri 22 Apr (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 25 Apr (08:00) / Fri 29 Apr (18:00).

 

MID-MAY 2016 / CRUISE TO / DURATION / DEPARTURE / DISEMBARKING.
The dive trips scheduled with this tentative schedule are indicative only and may change depending on the availability of MV Andaman Seafarer either for regular or private dive cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 diving days, or either a stay in an hotel in Phuket with a 5-day diving package or either for adventure and discovery private cruises of 3, 4, 5 or 6 days with kayaking, snorkeling (Fins, mask and snorkel) as well as hiking the jungle inside the islands of marine national parks.

  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days / Mon 02 May (08:00) / Fri 06 May (18:00).
  • PHUKET / 5 Diving Days/ Mon 09 May (08:00) / Fri 13 May (18:00).

 

MID-MAY 2016 UP TO MID-OCTOBER 2016.
The 5-day diving package is not possible during this period of tropical monsoons where tropical storm can prevent boats to leave port toward exposed dive sites with rough sea over several days.

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER - STAY IN PHUKET WITH A 5-DAY DIVE PACKAGE IN PRIVATE CHARTER FROM PHUKET TO RACHA YAI AND NOI ISLANDS - KOH DOC MAI - SHARK POINT - ANEMONE REEF - KING CRUISER WRECK - PHI-PHI

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MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER
5-DAY DIVING PACKAGE TRIP WITH 2 DIVES PER DAY IN PRIVATE CHARTER
Association - Diving Clubs - Diving Groups - Single Divers

5-DAY DIVING PACKAGE TRIP IN PRIVATE CHARTER WITH MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER
Association - Diving Clubs - Diving Groups - Single Divers.
5 diving days - 10 dives
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SCHEDULE: 5-DAY DIVING PACKAGE

  • DAY 1 - Monday Koh Racha Yai Island and/or Koh Racha Noi Island (2 dives).
  • DAY 2 - Tuesday Shark Point and Koh Doc Mai islet (2 dives).
  • DAY 3 - Wednesday Koh Phi-Phi Islands (2 dives).
  • DAY 4 - Thursday "King Cruiser" Wreck and "Anemone Reef" pinnacle (2 dives).
  • DAY 5 - Friday Koh Racha Yai Island and/or Koh Racha Noi Island (2 dives).
  • Optional: 6th diving day
  • DAY 6 - Saturday Koh Racha Yai Island and/or Koh Racha Noi Island (2 dives).

 

5-DAY DIVING PACKAGE TRIP IN PRIVATE CHARTER WITH MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER
5 DIVING DAYS - 10 DIVES

PRIVATE BOAT CHARTER (1-15 Divers or non-divers).
Private boat charter(Diver: Weights & Tanks with air or Nitrox 32)

  • 1,500 €uro x 5 days: 7,500 €uro.

16th diver: FREE of charge.
PER EXTRA PASSAGER (17-30th diver or non-diver).
Per Diver (Weights & Tanks with air or Nitrox 32).

  • 90 €uro x 5 days: 450 €uro.
  • Per Non-Diver: 58 €uro per day trip.

 

OPTION: ADDITIONAL SIXTH DAY DIVING
PRIVATE BOAT CHARTER (1-15 Divers or non-divers).
Private boat charter (Diver: Weights & Tanks with air or Nitrox 32)

  • 1,500 €uro x 1 day: 1,500 €uro.

16th diver: FREE of charge.
PER EXTRA PASSAGER (17-30th diver or non-diver).
Per Diver (Weights & Tanks with air or Nitrox 32).

  • 90 €uro x 4 day: 90 €uro.
  • Per Non-Diver: 58 €uro.

 

Prices include transfers from Patong, Karon, Kata and Rawai only (Pick-up from other beaches: Contact us), powered boat, Breakfast, buffet-lunch, fruit, drinking water, coffee, tea, 2 dives per day, Divemaster supervision, weights and tanks with air or Nitrox 32.
Prices do not include beers, soft-drinks, dive and snorkeling equipments and tip for the crew.

Remarks:

  • Day dive trips with MV Andaman Seafarer are from the end of October until the end of April only.
  • MV Andaman Seafarer is perfect for 5-day dive trip package with in extra a chief-cook to concoct buffet-style lunches and snacks.
  • Day dive trips to King Cruiser Wreck, Shark Point, Anemone Reef and Koh Doc Mai do not fit for non-divers or snorkelers as all that dive sites are in open ocean where snorkeling are not possible.
  • PADI Nitrox course may be taught during day dive trips.

 

DAY DIVE TRIP SITES FROM PHUKET

KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND
Distance from Phuket: 15 Miles (01hr30).
Visibility: 5-15 meters. Depth: 3-20 meters.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life - Dive on the East Side is with easy conditions, clear water and a good variety of marine life. Dives on the West side consists mostly of granite rocks, sparse coral growth, invertebrates and a good variety of reef fish. Racha Yai Island is the perfect place for a diver to do a check dive.

KOH RACHA NOI ISLAND
Distance from Phuket: 25 Miles (02 hr 20).
Visibility: 10-20 meters. Depth: 3-40 meters.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life - Dive consists of rocky slopes, coral gardens and huge rock pinnacles. Marine life here includes both hard and soft corals, crinoids of many colours, and a wide variety of reef fish with occasionally pelagic fish. Many divers compare the dive spots with those in the Similan/Surin Islands.

KOH DOC MAI
Distance from Phuket: 12 Miles (01hr10).
Visibility: 10-20 meters. Depth: 3-30 meters.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life - The East Side of the island offers a wall rich in invertebrates and a good representation of tube corals. There are large moray eels, Black-banded Sea Snakes, Honeycomb Groupers and angelfish, and you have a good chance of seeing Leopard Sharks out on the sand. The western side of the island features a steeply sloping reef. Both Blacktip and Whitetip Reef Sharks have been seen here as well as visiting pelagic are often on view.

SHARK POINT
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (1hr50).
Visibility: 10-20 meters. Depth: 3-20 meters.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life - Shark Point is classified as a Marine Sanctuary. This reef is home to an incredible profusion of sea creatures with soft and hard corals, tropical and pelagic fish and Leopard-Sharks for great pictures. The density and diversity of marine life here is favorably compared to the best coral reefs anywhere in the world.

ANEMONE REEF
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (1hr50).
Visibility: 10-20 meters. Depth: 3-20 meters.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life - Anemone Reef is a collection of rocky plateau. As you might guess, the top part of the reef is smothered in sea anemones; there are many residents such as clownfish, shrimps and Porcelain Crabs. Elsewhere on the reef you will find large clusters of soft corals and enormous gorgonian sea fans. At its deepest point a solitary rock is home to a group of juvenile moray eels.

KING CRUISER WRECK
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (1hr50).
Visibility: 5-12 meters. Depth: 3-30 meters.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life - The 80 meters steel hulled passenger ferry had been sunk on May 1997 by hurting Anemone Reef. That huge catamaran rests within the zone of Shark Point Marine Sanctuary in about 30 meters of water on a sandy bottom. Experienced divers can swim through most of the wreck.

KOH PHI-PHI ISLANDS
Distance from Phuket: 30 Miles (3hr00).
Visibility: 10-25 meters. Depth: 3-25 meters.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life - Phi-Phi Islands offers numerous walls, caverns and caves, as well as shallow coral gardens and sloping reefs. Typical sights include both hard and soft coral, nudibranchs, shellfish and many other invertebrates. Fish life is abundant and range from coral reef fish to turtle, leopard shark or whale shark.

DAY DIVE TRIPS - REGULAR DAY DIVE BOATS
2-3 dives per day with regular departures from Phuket (Chalong Pier Marina)

Prices include transfers from Patong, Karon, Kata and Rawai only (Pick-up from other beaches: 600 Baht/person or a minimum of 1,200 Baht/Roundtrip/day), powered boat, Breakfast, lunch, fruit, water, 2-3 dives, divemaster supervision, weights and tanks with air.
Prices do not include beers, soft-drinks, dive and snorkeling equipments. Nitrox 32 tank: 300 Baht per tank.

PHUKET WEST COAST - DIVES FROM THE BEACH OR WITH A LONG-TAIL BOAT
Scheduled day dive trips: On request form November until April.
Visibility: 05-15 metrers.Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Phuket West Coast- Dive from the beach or with a long-tail boat.

  • Diver (1 dive): 1500 Baht.
  • Diver (2 dives): 2500 Baht.
  • Non-Diver: 1200 Baht.

 

KOH RACHA YAI ISLAND

  • Diver (2 dives): 3200 Baht. & Non-Diver: 2000 Baht.
  • Diver (3 dives): 3600 Baht. & Non-Diver: 2300 Baht.

Koh Racha Yai Island.
Scheduled day dive trips: All day and all year.
Distance from Phuket: 15 Miles (About 1hr30).
Visibility: 15-30 metrers. Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life -Dive on the East Side is with easy conditions, clear water and a good variety of marine life. Dives on the West side consists mostly of granite rocks, sparse coral growth, invertebrates and a good variety of reef fish. Racha Yai Island is the perfect place for a diver to do a check dive.

 

KOH RACHA NOI & KOH RACHA YAI ISLANDS

  • Diver (3 dives): 3600 Baht.
  • Non-Diver: 2300 Baht.

Koh Racha Noi and Koh Racha Yai Islands.
Scheduled day dive trips: 3-4 days a week from November to April and depending on weather forecast from May to October.
Distance from Phuket: 15-25 Miles (About 2hr20).
Visibility: 15-40 metrers. Depth: 3-40 metrers.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.

 
Koh Racha Yai Island.
Distance from Phuket: 15 Miles (About 1 hr 30).
Visibility: 15-30 metrers. Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life - Dive on the East Side is with easy conditions, clear water and a good variety of marine life. Dives on the West side consists mostly of granite rocks, sparse coral growth, invertebrates and a good variety of reef fish. Racha Yai Island is the perfect place for a diver to do a check dive.


Koh Racha Noi Island.
Distance from Phuket: 25 Miles (About 2 hr 20).
Visibility: 20-40 metrers. Depth: 3-40 metrers.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.
Underwater marine life -Dive consists of rocky slopes, coral gardens and huge rock pinnacles. Marine life here includes both hard and soft corals, crinoids of many colours, and a wide variety of reef fish with occasionally pelagic fish. Many divers compare the dive spots with those in the Similan/Surin Islands.

SHARK POINT - ANEMONE REEF - KING CRUISER WRECK - KOH DOC MAI

  • Diver (3 dives): 3600 Baht.
  • Non-Diver: 2300 Baht.

Shark Point - Anemone Reef - King Cruiser Wreck - Koh Doc Mai.
Scheduled day dive trips: All day and all year.
Diving level: For intermediate divers only.

 
Koh Doc Mai.
Distance from Phuket: 12 Miles (About 1 hr 10).
Visibility: 10-20 metrers. Depth: 3-30 metrers.
Underwater marine life -The East Side of the island offers a wall rich in invertebrates and a good representation of tube corals. There are large moray eels, Black-banded Sea Snakes, Honeycomb Groupers and angelfish, and you have a good chance of seeing Leopard Sharks out on the sand. The western side of the island features a steeply sloping reef. Both Blacktip and Whitetip Reef Sharks have been seen here as well as visiting pelagic are often on view.


Shark Point (Hin Musang).
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (About 1 hr 50).
Visibility: 10-20 metrers. Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Underwater marine life - Shark Point is classified as a Marine Sanctuary. This reef is home to an incredible profusion of sea creatures with soft and hard corals, tropical and pelagic fish and Leopard-Sharks for great pictures. The density and diversity of marine life here is favorably compared to the best coral reefs anywhere in the world.

Anemone Reef.
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (About 1 hr 50).
Visibility: 10-20 metrers. Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Underwater marine life - Anemone Reef is a collection of rocky plateau. As you might guess, the top part of the reef is smothered in sea anemones; there are many residents such as clownfish, shrimps and Porcelain Crabs. Elsewhere on the reef you will find large clusters of soft corals and enormous gorgonian sea fans. At its deepest point a solitary rock is home to a group of juvenile moray eels.

King Cruiser Wreck.
Distance from Phuket: 20 Miles (About 1 hr 50).
Visibility: 10-20 metrers. Depth: 3-20 metrers.
Underwater marine life - The 80 meters steel hulled passenger ferry had been sunk on May 1997 by hurting Anemone Reef. That huge catamaran rests within the zone of Shark Point Marine Sanctuary in about 30 meters of water on a sandy bottom. Experienced divers can swim through most of the wreck.

KOH-PHI-PHI ISLANDS

  • Diver (3 dives): 3600 Baht.
  • Non-Diver: 2300 Baht.

Koh-Phi-Phi Islands.
Scheduled day dive trips: 3-4 days a week from November to April and depending on weather forecast from May to October.
Distance from Phuket: 30 Miles (About 3 hr 00).
Visibility: 10-25 metrers. Depth: 3-25 metrers.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life - Phi-Phi Islands offers numerous walls, caverns and caves, as well as shallow coral gardens and sloping reefs. Typical sights include both hard and soft coral, nudibranchs, shellfish and many other invertebrates. Fish life is abundant and range from coral reef fish to turtle, leopard shark or whale shark. 

KOH SIMILAN ISLANDS MARINE NATIONAL PARK

  • Diver (2 dives): 5600 Baht.
  • Non-Diver: 3600 Baht.

Koh Similan Islands Marine National Park.
Scheduled day dive trips: Daily from Mid-October until Mid-May.
Similan Island National Park - Distance from Tap Lamuk : 30 Miles (Speed-Boat : About 2 hr 00).
Visibility: 20-30 metrers. Depth: 3-30 metrers.
Diving level: For divers from all levels.
Underwater marine life - The Similan Islands can claim as one of the top 10 destinations in Asia with over 20-30 different dives. On the East Coast, the dives are on gentle slopes and drop-offs of fish teeming with impressive gardens of sea anemones and corals flourishing hard or soft. Dives on the west coast is completely different. Here, huge granite boulders cascade down to the bottom at depths of 40m or more. The strong currents prevent the accumulation of sand between the rocks, promoting the formation of a network of tunnels, arches and caves to explore. The currents bring nutrients for masses of gorgonians, crinoids, soft corals and lush. Pelagic like whale sharks or reef sharks, manta rays, the eagle ray, barracuda, kingfish and tuna are frequently observed.

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER is a comfortable live-aboard vessel in teak and steel and perfectly adapted for diving or touring. She may by SavePassup to 14 passengers: 6 in three VIP A/C private cabins (two single berths) and 8 in two FIRST CLASS A/C cabins (four single berths). Each cabin has 2 or 4 single berths with standard mattresses (200x90).

  • She was designed and supervised during the construction in by SavePass Phuket by his owner who has more than 35 years of diving experience in Thailand as dive operator (since 1979) and SCUBA Instructor (since 1985).
  • Charlie served as a dive guide on the Jacques Cousteau's Calypso vessel during the shooting of the movie "The Sea convicts" in 1988 at Similan and Surin Islands as well for the shooting of a movie for the TAT at the Similan Islands with a 70mm U/W IMAX camera on November 2002.
  • Crew of six consists of 1 cruise director/Instructor (Charlie), 1 Captain, 1 Engineer, 1 Thai Chief (his food is a feature of the trip), deck-hand boys, Divemasters and/or Instructors and several professional kayakers to supervise all kayaking and snorkeling activities. They have years of chartering experience in this area and are eager to give you the liveaboard dive holiday of a lifetime.
  • The length and beam make it one of the largest and comfortable dive vessels in by SavePass Phuket and Thailand.
  • 2 V8 engines of 320 hp each give confidence during the cruises.
  • The vessel is equipped with radar, GPS navigation system, Video depth sounder, CB radio, VHF radio, 2 generators and a 5.50m rigid hull inflatable tender boat with a 40 HP outboard and a ladder. 
  • Electric power (220 volts) with standard international plugs.
  • 2 large showers and toilets; so,we do not limit the showers during the cruise.
  • All ceilings inside the vessel are of 2.20 m.
  • 3 "VIP Cabin" with 2 bunks and 2 "FIRST CLASS" cabins with 4 bunks with standard mattresses (200x90).
  • Each cabin has its own air-conditioning with a remote control.
  • All bunks have comfortable mattresses (200 x 90 x 10).
  • The kitchen is equipped as a restaurant. We never serve the same meals more than once during the cruise.
  • All guests take their meals on large tables on the roof and the food is served buffet style.
  • The decks are wide and spacious to provide guests with a maximum diving convenience and tropical living.
  • Solarium (5.5 x 8 m) has deckchairs and mattresses and it is the perfect place to have a drink at sunset and during the evening after dinner.
  • Large dive area (5.70 x 12 m) with easy entries and exits with 3 ladders to be in/out of water within few minutes.
  • Aluminum cylinders of 80 ft (10.95 liters), and on request 100 cf (13.69 liters), are available in the racks with baskets under the diver's seats.
  • Other equipments such as BCD, regulator, diving suit and dive computer may be hired from our dive centre before boat departures.
  • The diving equipment includes 2 compressors for filling diving tanks either with air or with Nitrox 32 for certified Nitrox divers as well adequate diving tanks and weights.
  • The 2 Bauer compressors can fill the tanks with air or Nitrox 32 while the guests are taking a nap in their cabins or in the deckchairs on the solarium.
  • Nitrox divers have at their disposal Nitrox 32 tanks for free.
  • Our 5.50m rigid hull inflatable tender boat with a ladder and a 40 HP outboard allows diving in the most remote places giving our customers an easy mean of accessing the dive site and of course of getting picked up after the dive in the most secure conditions.
  • MV Andaman Seafarer has onboard 8 double sit-on-top self-draining sea by SavePass kayaks to paddle mangroves and coastal islands in the Andaman Sea under the supervision of professional kayakers.

Capacity: 2 persons. Lenght: 4,50m. Width: 0,80m. Height: 0,35m. Weight: 40kg. Max. Weight of KAYAKER: 110kg. Max load: 270kg. Self draining

Children: + Adolescents: +++ Adults: +++ Lake: ++ River: ++ Sea: ++++ Initiation: + Touring: +++ Surf: + Maneuverable: ++ Tracking: ++++ Stable: ++++ Sliding: ++++ Comfort: ++++ Level: For all kayakers

MV ANDAMAN SEAFARER LIVEABOARD TOUR CRUISE WITH SEA KAYAK PADDLING

 

  • Seafarer Divers and MV Andaman Seafarer

are insured in Thailand with "Chartis Insurance (Thailand) Company" as a professional dive center as well as an inbound dive tour-operator with a travel insurance policy covering up to a 1,000,000 Baht (+/-25.000 €uro) per accident.

  • We suggest to all participants to sign up for extra travel insurance in order to cover travel risks accident. Without a travel insurance, any accident without a third party responsible to cover the charge will be under the full responsibility of the involved participant (In Thailand: hospital fee may be up to 15,000 €uro).
  • All participants must show sign a waiver of claims before boarding on our liveaboard vessel MV Andaman Seafarer.
  • Chiefs of the Marine National Parks at Surin, Similan, Koh Lanta and Tarutao Islands are warning divers, paddlers, tour and dive tour operators that it is illegal to organize tours into the marine national parks during the monsoon season when the seas are rough and dangerous. The parks are closing from the 1st of May until 31st October every year http://www.dnp.go.th/parkreserve/close_np.asp?lg=2
  • Multisports liveaboard with our boat MV Andaman Seafarer is passable throughout the year in Phang-Nga, Krabi and Phi-Phi Islands.
  • MV Andaman Seafarer is a friendly liveaboard vessel where each participant may be able to get his/her own privacy with a capacity per cruise of 8-14 participants and 6 crew members at most. Most of our guests enjoy coming back year after year and enjoy sending their friends for those key points to MV Andaman Seafarer.
  • Most of the time participants like to bring aperitifs, spirits, whisky, and wine for the late afternoons or evening parties.
  • MV Andaman Seafarer has 3 "VIP" cabins and 2 "First Class" cabins. Each 2 "First Class" cabins for 4 persons can be booked as "VIP" cabins for 2 persons per cabin only. Therefore, 10-12 persons will share the whole vessel MV Andaman Seafarer.

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