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Budget Liveaboard Vessels

Budget Liveaboard Vessels

The Cheapest Way to do a Similan Island Scuba Diving Liveaboard Adventure

Don’t let a low budget have you missing out on some of the best scuba diving in the world. These budget scuba diving liveaboards may not have 5 star luxuries however what they may lack in refinement they make up with 5 star fun and scuba diving.

Please note, Similan Island, Surin Islands and Burma Liveaboards only operate between mid October and mid May only. The Similan and Surin Islands are closed for diving outside this period.

Budget Liveaboard Vessel Options

5 Star Scuba Diving at 2 Star Prices

Similan Explorer Scuba Diving Phuket Liveaboard 3 Days 3 Nights From THB 16,800

Similan Explorer

Thailand Liveaboard MV Similan Explorer is a great choice for budget minded travellers wishing to sample the fantastic scuba diving in Similan and Surin Islands national parks. With a choice of 5 day/5 Night or 3 Day/3 Night cruises this super boat gives you excellent options to sample the stunning diving in the Similan and Surin Islands. Three spacious decks ensure that there’s plenty of space to relax even with a full boat of just [...]

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Dolphin Queen Similan Liveaboard Phuket Aussie Divers Scuba 4 Days 4 Nights from THB 19,800

Dolphin Queen

Thailand Liveaboard MV Dolphin Queen is a very popular choice for divers wanting to see the very best of the Similan Islands and Surin Islands on a tight budget. She also runs to the fantastic Mergui Archipelago seven times through the season, a very popular trip that can be sold out months in advance. With 4 day/4 Night cruises to the Similan Islands available as well as the extended 5 Day/6 Night journey to Myanmar, we’re sure there [...]

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Manta Queen 7 Similan Islands Scuba Diving Liveaboard Phuket Thailand 5 Days 5 Nights from THB 22,500

Manta Queen 7

The Manta Queen 7 gives you the cheapest opportunity to do a 5-day trip on a scuba diving liveaboard in the Similan Islands. She may low on price but not low on fun and spirit. She will also take you to the awesome dive sites of Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Boon Sung Wreck increasing your chances of see the sought after whale sharks and manta rays. Having two different bedding options, twin share or 4 bed shared cabins. [...]

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Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard Similan Islands Aussie Divers 4 Days 4 Nights from THB 19,900

Manta Queen 5

The Thailand liveaboard Manta Queen 5 is one of the cheapest boats on which to sample the clear blue waters of the Similan Islands National park. You'll find no extravagant extras on board but what you will find is simple, comfortable accommodation and wonderful diving at a great price. A generous sundeck, an air-conditioned saloon with TV and music media player and a dinghy available to take you to some stunning beaches ensures gu [...]

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Manta Queen 2 Scuba Diving Similan Islands Liveaboards Phuket Thailand 3 Days 3 Nights from THB 17,600

Manta Queen 2

The Manta Queen 2 gives you the cheapest opportunity to get the taste of scuba diving liveaboard life in the Similan Islands. She may low on price but not low on fun and spirit. She will also take you to the awesome dive sites of Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock increasing your chances of see the sought after whale sharks and manta rays. Having three different bedding options, twin bed, double bed and 4 bed shared cabins s [...]

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Manta Queen 1 Liveaboard Scuba Diving Similan Islands Budget 4 Days 4 Nights from 23,500 THB

Manta Queen 1

The Manta Queen 1 gives you the cheapest opportunity to get the taste of scuba diving liveaboard life in the Similan Islands. She may low on price but not low on fun and spirit. She also sails to the wonderful dive sites of Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Having three different bedding options, twin bed, double bed and 4 bed shared cabins shared is geared to assist small groups or families. There is still plenty of space on [...]

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Best Scuba Diving Liveaboard Prices Phuket Thailand

What are the Similan and Surin Island National Park Fees?

When budgeting for scuba diving liveaboard from Phuket to the Similan Islands or Surin Islands you must take into account the cost of Nation Park fees. In 1982 the Similan Islands (including Koh Bon) were deemed to be a nation park and as a result fees were introduced for the care and up keep of the islands. For the 2015 - 2016 Season the price for entering each national park is THB 500 and THB 200 for each day that you are there. There [...]

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Aussie Divers Phuket MV Gentle Giant Liveaboard 4 Days 4 Nights THB 20,300

MV Gentle Giant

MV Gentle Giant is a 27 metre long and 6 metre wide wooden boat and can easily accommodate 20 divers with fully air-conditioned twin shared cabins. The master cabins serve couples while standard cabins are twin share. All the cabins have en-suites including shower and toilet. The saloon has a massive 55” screen TV equipped with 100's of movies and agreat place to relax after a long days diving. There is always ample space for yo [...]

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Here at Aussie Divers we don't just consider ourselves a dive shop, we think of it as more, a big family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment here in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by the office anytime to see what is going on and if you have dived with us or want to dive with us than feel free to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, read our community Dive Blog and generally stay in touch & stay informed.

Free Pool Try Scuba Diver Aussie Divers Phuket Helpful Diving Info

Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course then the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres with any stroke and also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes. The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim, but rather it is for yours and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to keep you afloat [...]

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Aussie Divers Phuket Chinese PADI Scuba Instructor Courses

New Chinese Dive Instructor – Aussie Divers Phuket – Lansy Wong

We would formally like to introduce Aussie Divers Phuket's Chinese Scuba Diving Instructor, Lansy Wong. Originally from Henan Province in China and relocated to Hong Kong in 2011. Lansy did her PADI Divemaster Course and PADI Instructor Development Course with Aussie Divers Phuket. She has been trained the the highest standards available. Aussie Divers Phuket can now offer many of our available PADI dive courses in Mandarin & Cantonese, along with English as well with the rest of our amazing instructor team here in Phuket. If you would like any further information on the available courses or diving here in Phuket please don't [...]

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Manta Ray Koh Tachai Scuba Diving Liveaboard Phuket Thailand News & Special Offers

Hallelujah Liveabaord – 15% Off All October 2019 Trips

Premium quality liveabaord MV Hallelujah is offering a 15% discount on all of her trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock for the months of October. Trips will depart on the following dates: 15th October 2019 22nd October 2019 28th October 2019 Cabin Prices are as follows: VIP Single - THB 56,000 per person - 15% discount = THB 47,600 per person Double En Suite - THB 46,000 per person- 15% discount = THB 39,100 per person Standard Twin - THB 36,000 per person - 15% discount = THB 30,600 per person Prices do not include national park fees of THB 2,100 or equipment rental of THB 600 per day. [...]

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