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

Like some of the finer things in life. Here is a list of some very nice premium liveaboard that provide quality without breaking the bank. Great scuba diving with some great liveaboards.

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.

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The Junk Liveaboard Aussie Divers Similan Islands

The Junk

The Junk Liveaboard is stunningly beautiful vessel sailing through the Similan and Surin Islands. The Phuket liveaboard June Hong Chian Lee (a.k.a The Junk) was built in the port city of Penang, Malaysia in 1962. She was originally designed to carry mango wood charcoal, which she did until 1985. She was then turned into a classic yacht and in 1997; a two-year overhaul began to turn her into the stunning Similan liveaboard vessel [...]

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Giamani Scuba Diving Liveaboard Phuket Thailand

MV Giamani

The MV Giamani Liveaboard has a high-bowed profile and is very easy on the eye. This makes her a stylish liveaboard and she stands out from the crowd. With an extensive itinerary this very intimate boat has scheduled trips to all the best sites in the Andaman Sea including; the stunning Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock in the North and the spectacular manta dives at Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Koh Haa in the South. [...]

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Sawasdee Fasai Aussie Divers Similan Islands Liveaboard

MV Sawasdee Fasai

The MV Sawasdee Fasai liveaboard is a lovely well operated vessel that has trips to the Similan and Surin Islands. MV Sawasdee Fasai is one of the largest of the liveaboards in the region. She cruises the Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Her steel construction allows a unparalleled ride through the Andaman Sea, spaciously sized and she promises plenty of room to chill out in between diving t [...]

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MV Pawara Liveaboard

MV Pawara Similan Liveaboard is a beautiful vessel is one of the largest of the liveaboard boats in the Similan Islands. She cruises the Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Her steel construction allows a smooth and relaxing ride through the Andaman Sea, generous size and space promises plenty of room to relax in between diving the rich waters around the Similan and Surin Islands National Parks. W [...]

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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 [...]

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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.

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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 [...]

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Best Dive Sites in the World

Are you a diving enthusiast seeking the ultimate underwater adventure? Look no further! We've curated a list of the most awe-inspiring dive sites across the globe that promise unforgettable experiences for divers of all levels. From vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life to mysterious underwater caves, these destinations offer a glimpse into the mesmerizing beauty of the ocean depths. Outside of our own Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock here in Thailand, which is regarded by most as a top 10 dive site, here are some other amazing dives you can do around the world. No list of top dive sites would be complete without mentioni [...]

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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. [...]

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