Thailand Liveaboards

Thailand Liveaboards

Similan Islands Liveaboards with Sunrise Divers

Thailand liveaboard diving safaris are the best way to the best dive sites at the Similan Islands and Surin Islands. Most tours are 4 diving days and 4 nights long. We recommend the newly built Mandarin Queen for the 2024/2025 season. The Mandarin Queen 9 (Jovanna) was launched in OCT 2023 and is a state of the art motor vessel made of steel. Those Thailand liveaboard tours include the dive sites of Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and the famous Richelieu Rock. You can choose how long you like to go on board a Thailand liveaboard tour. Starting with shorter Similan trips from 2 days and 1 night up to 10 days and 10 nights best of Thailand cruises.

Most liveaboards departure in the evening with free pick up from most hotels in Phuket and Khao Lak. Some of the shorter 2 and 3 day diving tours leaving in the morning. Free airport pick up. Please coordinate your arrival time with the pick up time from the airport.

Sunrise Divers is offering Thailand liveaboards with dive safari boats to suit all budgets. You find us at Phuket Karon Beach. We are your local specialist for all your diving needs. With professional dive instructors and a SSI training dive center in Phuket Thailand. The most popular destinations for Thailand liveaboard dive trips are the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon and Hin Daeng with trips departing from Phuket and Khao Lak. We carefully select only the best value liveaboard boats. Always keeping a close eye on the standard of service provided by all liveaboards and we always take note of liveaboard reviews from our customers. We have 25 years of local experience – if you are looking for a Thailand liveaboard tour, we can help!

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The Similan Islands National Park is open for diving every year from about mid-October to mid-May. During this time we have day trips and liveaboards available with departures from Phuket and Khao Lak.

Questions about Similan Islands liveaboard diving safaris in Thailand?
Please send us a quick enquiry, or email to [email protected], or call our mobile hotline + 66 8 4626 4646. Payment for Thailand liveaboard trips can be made online by credit card or bank transfer. We hope to see you in Phuket!

Mandarin Queen Liveaboard

Mandarin Queen Liveaboard / Similan & Southern Islands / 4 Nights

The Mandarin Queen Liveaboard - MV Jovanna is a newly built liveaboard, launched in OCT 2023. This is a state of the art Similan Liveaboard with the highest standards and comfort. She is running trips through the high season to the Similan island [...] Prices starting from 8375 / day

Deep Andaman Queen Thailand

Deep Andaman Queen / Similan & Southern Islands / 3 – 4 Nights

Cruises to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock plus Hin Daneg, Hin Muang, Racha Islands and Phi Phi as well as Koh Lipe with the liveaboard "Deep Andaman Queen". This stylish and comfortable liveaboard started operating in [...] Prices starting from 8400 / day

DiveRACE Class E Liveaboard

Dive Race E / Similan & Southern Islands / 4 – 6 Nights

MV Dive RACE Class E is a Thailand steel liveaboard which was launched in April 2015. The boat is running 4 and 5 night trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Plus some 6 night cruises as well as 4 night South Andam [...] Prices starting from 10500 / day

Bavaria Liveaboard

Bavaria / Similan & Southern Islands / 3 – 6 Nights

Bavaria is a very nice liveaboard launched in late 2016, based in Khao Lak. This liveaboard is offering a mixed schedule of 3 or 6 night trips to the Similan and Surin Islands. Plus some 4 night trips to South Andaman with diving at Koh Ha, Hin D [...] Prices starting from 6400 / day

Giamani Liveaboard

Giamani / Similan Islands / 7 Nights

The Giamani is a higher class Thailand liveaboard offering 7 night Similan and Surin Island tours including dives at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Trips to the Similan Islands are starting from Phuket - Chalong Pier. All cabins are with [...] Prices starting from 16000 / day

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard

Sawasdee Fasai / Similan Islands / 4 Nights

Sawasdee Fasai was launched in 2016 running trips through the high season to the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock. This is a very large (37 meter long) liveaboard with plenty of space for relaxation. There is a big aircon indoor saloon area on [...] Prices starting from 6900 / day

Pawara Liveaboard

Pawara / Similan Islands / 4 Nights

Enjoy the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock aboard the liveaboard Pawara. She is a one of a kind, custom built diving vessel that combines the modern amenities of today's living and Thai craftsmanship. Pawara is extremely spacious. With her 35 m [...] Prices starting from 6450 / day

The Junk Liveaboard

The Junk / Similan & Southern Islands / 2 – 6 Nights

Experience a totally unique Similan Islands liveaboard diving cruise onboard a Chinese sailing Junk. The Junk "SY June Hong Chian Lee" is one of the best known Phuket liveaboards, and carries a maximum of 18 customers to the Similan and Surin Isl [...] Prices starting from 250 / day

The Phinisi - Similan Liveaboard

The Phinisi / Similan & Southern Islands / 4 – 10 Nights

A great Thailand and Burma Liveaboard since 2018. The Phinisi (also called Cheng I Sao) is an Indonesia Phinisi style sailing boat, built in 2007. The Phinisi has been operating in Indonesia, the Maldives and Thailand, and now has a full schedule [...] Prices starting from 295 / day

Dolphin Queen Low Budget Thailand Liveaboard

Dolphin Queen / Similan Islands / 3 – 5 Nights

The Dolphin Queen Khao Lak based liveaboard will suit those wanting a lower price Similan Islands trip. If you're backpacking or on a tight budget, this could be the one for you. Despite being a low price, Dolphin Queen is professionally run with [...] Prices starting from 4400 / day

South Siam 4 Liveaboard

South Siam 4 / Similan Islands / 1 – 3 Nights

South Siam 4 runs twice weekly 3 day / 2 night diving trips including Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin islands and also diving at Richelieu Rock. You can also make a longer trip by starting on the right day (ask us for details - see p [...] Prices starting from 6950 / day

South Siam 3 Liveaboard

South Siam 3 / Similan Islands / 1 – 3 Nights

South Siam 3 runs twice weekly 3 day / 2 night trips to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin islands and Richelieu Rock. Divers can make a longer trip by starting on the right day (ask us for details - see more information and prices [...] Prices starting from 6950 / day

For Thailand Liveaboards - Contact Sunrise Divers Phuket!

Phuket and Khao Lak are the main bases for a huge variety of liveaboards. The most popular destinations for Thailand dive trips are the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng and the Mergui Archipelago (Burma). Use this page to make a quick comparison between the various liveaboards that we offer. We carefully select only the best scuba diving boats in their price range, always keeping a close eye on the standard of service provided by all Thailand liveaboards. If you're looking for a liveaboard, start by searching here - use the LIVEABOARD SEARCH box on the bottom right corner of the page, or choose your preferred dive boat from our LIVEABOARDS drop down menu.

Liveaboards Thailand

This information should give you a good idea of which Similan islands liveaboards suit your preferences and budget. You can also SEARCH YOUR LIVEABOARD HERE to check for trips that match your dates. If the schedules don't exactly suit you, or if you are looking for something a bit different, please do contact Sunrise Divers and we can try to provide you with information on some other boats. We are always checking for reviews of all Similan islands liveaboards on offer in this area and are open to suggestions - if you know of a boat that you think should be included on our web site, let us know!

Liveaboard News: Newly built liveaboard in OCT 2023 is the Mandarin Queen 9. A new refurbished liveaboard for 2019 -2020 was the Deep Andaman Queen. The latest liveaboard in 2018 was The Phinisi. Bavaria and Sawasdee Fasai started trips in December 2016. DiveRACE Class E started trips in November 2015. We are always looking to provide the best Thailand liveaboard options in all price ranges.

Thailand Liveaboard Diving

If you can't find exactly the right liveaboard boat for you or need more personal help, please contact Sunrise Divers and tell us what you're looking for. Sunrise Divers is your local expert! We are Thailand's top independent liveaboard booking specialists, we have all the answers at our fingertips and promise to find the best liveaboards to match your personal needs.

If you are planning a dive trip to Phuket or Khao Lak in Thailand in the near future we suggest you bookmark this page for easy future reference. Sunrise Divers is the place to look for a liveaboard. Contact us today!! We wish you happy travels to Thailand!

Thailand, Myanmar & Indonesia's Best Diving Locations

The Thailand diving high season is from October to May. Many Thailand liveaboard schedules are online for the season 2023 - 2024. Our Phuket dive center is also open during low season for day trips and Diving Courses. Start planning your dive trip now! Liveaboard Diving in Thailand is as popular as ever - early booking is highly recommended, especially for the more popular boats, though you can sometimes find last minute trips. There are also several boats with trips into the remote Mergui Archipelago in Burma (Myanmar).

Indonesia (Komodo and Raja Ampat) liveaboard schedules are also online right through 2023. Komodo is the best place to dive during the summer May - October. Raja Ampat is the best Indonesia option from November - April. If you are looking for a liveaboard in Thailand, Burma or Indonesia, we hope to hear from you soon!

Thailand Liveaboard Locations

Thailand Liveaboard Locations

The famous Similan Islands National Park and Richelieu Rock (part of the Surin Islands National Park) are the most popular destinations for Thailand liveaboards with some trips also covering Hin Daeng and the Phi Phi Islands.

Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Indonesia Liveaboard Locations

Liveaboards visit 2 main areas among the many islands of Indonesia - Komodo, famous for it's dragons and Raja Ampat which is called the 'Cradle of Biodiversity'. Diving is spectacular, marine life anything from pygmy seahorses to manta rays!

Mergui Archipelago

Myanmar Liveaboard Locations

The Mergui Archipelago is largely uninhabited, with hundreds of islands stretching 400km up the West coast of Myanmar. You might not even see another dive boat during your trip - dive Myanmar now before it really opens up to mass tourism!

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