Phuket Thailand's best scuba diving (+66) 0806 961 461
Economy Liveaboard Vessels

Economy Liveaboard Vessels

Economy liveaboard vessel in the Similan Islands

Here are a list of some nice economy liveaboard adventure. Great diving at a great price with a few little pleasures for your dollar. Please contact us if you have any further questions about these vessels.

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.

Economy Liveaboard Vessel Options

Similan Liveaboard MV Jovanna Mandarin Queen

MV. Mandarin Queen Liveaboard Jovanna

The MV Mandarin Queen Liveaboard a state-of-the-art liveaboard vessel custom-built in 2023, is set to revolutionize the diving experience in the stunning Similan Islands. Designed with the utmost attention to detail and comfort, this luxurious liveaboard promises to be a game-changer for divers seeking unforgettable underwater adventures in the Andaman Sea. Visiting all the best sites in the Andaman Sea including; the stunning Similan Island [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Deep Andaman Queen Similan Island Liveaboard

Deep Andaman Queen

The MV Deep Andaman Queen was custom built scuba diving liveaboard constructed in 2003 solely for the purpose of cruising the stunning Similan Islands and the rich waters of the Mergui Archipelago. Undergoing the latest refurbishment in 2019, this sleek looking vessel is a popular choice and often booked up months in advance. Most importantly there is plenty of space on this large vessel, the air-conditioned saloon is roomy and comforta [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Manta Queen 3 Running Scuba Diving Liveaboard Phuket Thailand

Manta Queen 3

The Manta Queen 3 was custom built in 2011 specifically as a day trip and liveaboard boat to serve the the Thai waters, formally doing the Similan trips she is now dedication to the Souther Andaman with dive sites like Koh Haa, Hin Deang, Hin Muang and Koh Lipe. She accommodates 31 guests in three different styles of cabins having one master en-suite cabin, 2 deluxe en-suite cabins and six standard cabins that can sleep either two or [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Manta Queen 8 Scuba Diving Phuket Liveaboard

Manta Queen 8

Manta Queen 8 runs 4 day/4 night scuba diving liveaboard trips to to the world famous scuba diving sites of the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Manta Queen 8 is a wooden hulled boat with teak floors. It's length is 27 meters and has a beam (width) of 7.5 metres makes it one of the largest boats in the Manta Queen fleet. With a maximum capacity of 24 guests it is a very spacious and comfortable liveaboa [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
MV Lapat Similan Islands Liveaboard Thailand Phuket Scuba Diving

MV Lapat Similan Islands Liveaboard

MV Lapat runs 4 day/4 night scuba diving liveaboard trips to to the world famous scuba diving sites of the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. MV Lapat also has local Phuket low season Koh Phi Phi and Racha Island 3 day liveaboards running through July, August and September 2022. All prices are per person All prices are per person All prices are per person The on board cook serves meals on boar [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Somboon 3 Similan Islands Overnight Liveaboard Scuba Diving Phuket

Somboon 3

Somboon 3 is a nice budget liveaboard vessel sailing through the Similan and Surin Islands. The MV Somboon 3 and her sister ship MV Somboon 4 are unique amongst Phuket liveaboards. They have no fixed schedule, allowing you the flexibility to hop on and off at your convenience making them the easiest boats to plan your liveaboard adventure around. They are both very large vessels with plenty of space. During the busy season they can b [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Somboon 4 Similan Island Liveaboard

Somboon 4

A nice budget liveaboard vessel sailing through the Similan and Surin Islands. The MV Somboon 4 and her sister ship MV Somboon 3 are unique amongst Phuket liveaboards. They have no fixed schedule, allowing you the flexibility to hop on and off at your convenience making them the easiest boats to plan your liveaboard adventure around. They are both very large vessels with plenty of space. During the busy season they can be feel a [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
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 National Park fees. Here we explain what the Similan and Surin Island National Park Fees are? 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 [...]

Find Out More... Book Now
Whale Shark Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba

Book Now 2021 – 2022 Similan Island Liveaboard Season

Book now for the 2021-2022 Similan Island Liveaboard Season as it is fast approaching. It is the perfect time to plan and book now your dive trip for 2021/2022. As many scuba divers know the Similan Islands are currently closed and should be re-opening around the 15th October. Due to COVID travel restrictions soem liveaboard operatiors will not start until December. It is now the ideal time to look into the available trips for the upco [...]

Find Out More... Book Now

A Diving Community In Phuket

Here at Aussie Divers Phuket we don't just consider ourselves a PADI dive shop, we think of it as more, a big diving family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment through diving in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by 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. Here is some explanations and reasons why. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim continuously for 200 metres. This can be with any stroke however it does need to be continuous without stopping. There is alternate option and that is you do a 300 metre mask, fin and snorkel swim. Some do find this easier to the 200 swim. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minut [...]

Read The Story
PADI CDC Aussie Divers Phuket Everything Else

Aussie Divers Phuket – Awarded PADI CDC Rating

On the 5th September 2023 Aussie Divers Phuket was awarded the the prestigious PADI CDC (Career Development Centre) rating. The highest possible store rating in the PADI Scuba Diving educational system. The award is testament to the hard work of the staff and instructors over the 11 years of since Aussie Divers Phuket commenced. Aussie Divers Phuket was delighted to receive this email from PADI Headquarters. Hi Darren, It gives us great pleasure to award Aussie Divers S-23442 the esteemed distinction of PADI Career Development Centre. You have now moved into the highest level of educational professionalism in our industry. [...]

Read The Story
Maya Bay Phi Phi Islands Scuba Diving Best Day Trip Everything Else

Local Phuket Marine Protected Areas

Thailand have some of the world’s most beautiful waters and as a result she has created 26 marine protected areas. The local Phuket marine protected areas also contain popular scuba diving sites in the waters of the Andaman Sea. The most popular for the scuba diving liveaboard vessels is The Similan Islands. The group of nine islands are a continental archipelago in the Andaman Sea off the coast of, and part of, Phang Nga Province. This area is about 100km north of Phuket. It is also the maritime border between India and Thailand. This takes in some of the famous dive sites of Elephant Head Rock, Anita's reef and Boulder City. [...]

Read The Story