DiveRACE Similans Liveaboard Thailand

DiveRACE Thailand liveaboard launched in 2015 & offers scuba divers high quality Similan liveaboard diving with a touch of class. This Similan Islands diving liveaboard offers an excellent Thailand diving itinerary. Gems including Richelieu Rock, Tachai, Koh Bon & the best Similans dive sites compliment this well designed & spacious Thailand scuba diving liveaboard.

Similans & Surins
Prices From 40,000 Thai Baht
Max Guests 20
Four to Five Nights
Nitrox Available
Cabins & Comforts 
Dive Site Itinerary 
Value for Money 
 Cabins & Comforts
 Dive Site Itinerary
 Value for Money

DiveRACE Similans Liveaboard Thailand

DiveRACE operates a tried & tested four-day Similan Islands diving liveaboard itinerary throughout the season. Thailand divers can enjoy some five star Similan liveaboard diving from this spacious & luxurious Thailand scuba diving liveaboard. Fourteen dives are included in the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & the world class Thailand diving site Richelieu Rock. The Similans usually offer crystal clear water and an abundance of marine life. The Surin dive sites Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, & Richelieu Rock offer guests possibilities to dive with giant manta rays & whale sharks. MV DiveRACE offers Thailand liveaboard safaris during the high season months of October through to April.

Dining Area

DiveRACE Similan diving liveaboard tours can accommodate up to twenty-eight guests in two classes of cabin. On the main deck there are six twin luxury cabins each with a private balcony, which can be configured as two single beds or one double bed. The lower deck houses a further four twin ensuite cabins, each featuring four single beds in bunk bed formation. All cabins have private ensuite bathrooms & air conditioning. Comforts onboard include a spacious dive deck, comfortable outdoor dining area, air-conditioned saloon with a widescreen TV & multimedia stations, sun deck with welcoming sofas, a barbeque pit for evening barbeques, & even a private massage room.

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Similan liveaboard diving trips on DiveRACE have early evening departure times. Scheduled transfers from Phuket or Khao Lak are available free of charge on departure day between 3:00 pm & 8.00 pm, depending on a guests location. DiveRACE departs from a pier just north of Phuket. Arriving at the boat guests enjoy a welcome dinner & become acquainted with the crew and their fellow guests. This Thailand scuba diving liveaboard will sail overnight to the Similan Islands, which are regarded as the best Thailand diving destination. After a sound night’s sleep on proper fitted linen, guests wake up in the Similan Islands ready to begin four days of fantastic diving.

Double Luxury Cabin

Twin Cabin

Twin Luxury Cabin

DiveRACE Similans Liveaboard Prices & Itinerary

Similans – Four Nights – 14 Dives

Twin Luxury Cabins – 45,000 THB per person
Twin Cabins– 40,000 THB per person

Similans – Five Nights – 18 Dives (Christmas Trip)

Twin Luxury Cabins – 62,000 THB per person
Twin Cabins– 58,000 THB per person


Prices Include
Return hotel transfers from Phuket, Khao Lak or Phuket Airport, all meals, snacks, tea, coffee, drinking water, dive guides, tanks & weights.

Prices Exclude
Flights, hotels accommodation, Similan National Marine Park fees of 1,800 THB per person for a four night trip or 2,000 THB per person for a five night trip. Thai massage 600 THB per hour. Scuba diving insurance which is compulsory. Equipment rental if required is 500 THB per day, 15 litre tanks are 350 THB per day, dive computers are 350 THB per day, torches are 250 THB per day, nitrox tanks are 300 THB per fill (Buy 6 get 1 free). Alcoholic & soft drinks are also charged for on the boat. Dive torches are not included & are charged at 250 THB per day if required.


Complimentary pick up from hotel or Phuket Airport between 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, followed by transfer to Tap Lamu Pier north of Phuket. DiveRACE cruises overnight to the Similan Islands.
Day 1 – Three day dives & one night dive at Anita’s Reef, Elephant Head Rock, West of Eden & Snapper Alley.
Day 2 – Four day dives, possibly Xmas Point, North Point, Koh Bon & Koh Tachai.
Day 3 – Four day dives around Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock
Day 4 – Two day dives at either the Boonsung Wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck & Premchai wreck. Arrive back at the pier at around 2:30 pm where transfers are provided back to Khao Lak or Phuket Hotels

Flying After Diving Guidelines

Current Divers Alert Network (D.A.N.) guidelines state: After single no-decompression dives, a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 12 hours is suggested. After multiple no-decompression dives per day, or multiple days of diving (Liveaboard diving included), a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 18 hours is suggested.

*Itineraries shown here are for example purposes only. The tour leader will select the best dive sites according to the conditions at the time.

MV DiveRACE Similans Liveaboard

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DiveRACE Schedule

Prices From
DRT03South Andaman & Similans21-Nov-201826-Nov-20186550,000 Thai Baht
DRT04Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu27-Nov-20181-Dec-20185442,000 Thai Baht
DRT05Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu2-Dec-20186-Dec-20185442,000 Thai Baht
DRT06Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu7-Dec-201811-Dec-20185442,000 Thai Baht
DRT07Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu12-Dec-201816-Dec-20185442,000 Thai Baht
DRT08Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu17-Dec-201821-Dec-20185442,000 Thai Baht
DRT09Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu22-Dec-201827-Dec-20186558,000 Thai Baht
DRT10Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu28-Dec-201802-Jan-20196560,000 Thai Baht
DRT11Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu3-Jan-20197-Jan-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT12Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu8-Jan-201912-Jan-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT13Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu13-Jan-201917-Jan-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT14Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu18-Jan-201922-Jan-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT15Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu23-Jan-201927-Jan-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT16Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu28-Jan-20191-Feb-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT17Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu2-Feb-20196-Feb-201954FULL / CHARTER
DRT18Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu7-Feb-201911-Feb-201954FULL / CHARTER
DRT19Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu12-Feb-201916-Feb-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT20Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu17-Feb-201921-Feb-201954FULL / CHARTER
DRT21Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu22-Feb-201926-Feb-201954FULL / CHARTER
DRT22Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu27-Feb-20193-Mar-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT23Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu4-Mar-20198-Mar-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT24Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu9-Mar-201813-Mar-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT25Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu14-Mar-201918-Mar-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT26Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu19-Mar-201923-Mar-20195442,000 Thai Baht
DRT27Similans, Bon, Tachai, Richelieu24-Mar-201929-Mar-20196542,000 Thai Baht

Specification, Safety, & Comforts

Cabins & Comforts

  • Six twin luxury cabins with ensuite bathroom & private balcony
  • Four twin cabins with ensuite bathroom
  • All cabins have air-conditioning & safety deposit box
  • Hot showers with fresh water
  • Rooms serviced & cleaned daily
  • Indoor air-conditioned saloon with 60″ 3D LG TV & multimedia stations
  • Private massage room
  • Comfortable outside dining area
  • Spacious sun deck with sofas & mattresses
  • Very large & well designed dive deck
  • Barbeque area
  • Professional coffee machine
  • Gourmet meals
  • Real linen, duvets with 300 thread counts, bath towels & pool towels)
  • Hot towels & drinks available after each dive
  • Nitrox available

Technical & Safety Specification

  • Type steel hull
  • Length 34.5m, Beam 7.5m
  • 2 x 1200HP Cummins engines
  • 2 x 80 KVA generators
  • Systems ICOM VHF radio, GPS / Depth sounder, side scan sonar, auto pilot, AIS transponder, radar, satellite phone
  • 2x fresh water makers
  • Fresh water capacity 28,000 litres
  • Boat crew – 12
  • Dive crew – 6
  • 220v electrical outlets
  • Extensive first aid kit
  • 2 x 25 pax SOLAS life rafts
  • 50 x life jackets
  • 2 x Bauer Poseidon air compressors dedicated for filling scuba tanks
  • Nitrox facilities
  • 2 x 4.2 metre RIBs (dinghies) with 40HP outboard engines

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