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.
There is still plenty of space on this girl and she boasts a HD TV, a open dining area and large sundeck to work on that tan. She provides a buffet style selection of foods and there are always snacks and fruits on board. The on-board dinghy allows you to do some exploring on the stunning Similan Islands in between dives as well.
5 Day /5 Night Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock -Boon Sung Wreck – 19 dives
All prices are per person
What is Included
Air-conditioning in all cabins. All meals, fruits, drinking water, coffee, tea. Divemaster supervision, tanks, weights, weight belts. Limited accident & recompression chamber insurance and hopefully some excellent scuba diving.
What is not Included
National Park Entry fee and diver’s fee: THB 2,000 (for diver) National Park Entry fee: THB 800 (for non diver) Transfer to and from your hotel / dive vessel (THB 600). Rental Equipment (BCD/Reg/Fins/Mask/Wetsitonly) THB 400/day, Torch for Night Dive: THB 100 Suunto Dive Computer: THB 300 per day.
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