Phuket and Khao Lak are the main bases for Thailand liveaboards with trips and boats to suit all budgets. The most popular destinations for Thailand liveaboard dive trips are the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon and Hin Daeng. Use this page to make a quick comparison between the various liveaboards that we offer. We carefully select only the best liveaboard boats in their price range, always keeping a close eye on the standard of service provided by all liveaboards and we always take note of Similan liveaboard reviews from our customers. All schedules are online for next season’s schedule from October 2017 until May 2018. Whether you’re looking for a lower budget trip or a top quality liveaboard to the Similan islands, start by searching here – you can make a Liveaboard Search, or scroll down to see all Thailand liveaboards that we offer.
If you can’t find exactly the right boat for you or need more personal help, please contact Sunrise Divers and tell us what you’re looking for. We can help! As Thailand’s top independent liveaboard booking specialists, we have all the answers at our fingertips and hereby promise to find the best liveaboards to match your personal needs. No time to search our site? Got a question about liveaboard diving in Thailand? Just send us a quick enquiry or call our mobile hotline + 66 8 4626 4646 (International) or 08 4626 4646 (in Thailand). Payment for all Thailand liveaboard trips can be made online by credit card with zero card fees. Sunrise Divers has been located in Phuket since 1999, you can find our PADI 5 star dive shop at Karon Beach. See you here!
The luxury liveaboard Diva Andaman runs 6 night trips in Thailand and Myanmar. The boat was completed in 2009 and has been one of our most popular boats. Early booking is suggested. It's all about service, relaxation, great food, and don't forget [...]
Prices starting from 16600 / day
The Giamani is a higher class liveaboard offering 2, 4 and 6 day dive safaris in Thailand to Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock. Plus in 2018 there will be some trips in Myanmar. The boat was built in 1998 to IMO standar [...]
Prices starting from 11000 / day
MV DiveRACE Class E is a new Thailand liveaboard which was launched in April 2015. There are trips to the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock, plus some longer trips that also include Hin Daeng and Hin Muang. She takes 20 divers in 10 cabins, all [...]
Prices starting from 9500 / day
Cruises in the Similan Islands / Richelieu Rock and also into Myanmar (Burma) with the liveaboard "Deep Andaman Queen". This stylish and comfortable liveaboard started operating in November 2003 and was operating in Thailand for 7 years before sp [...]
Prices starting from 7500 / day
Hallelujah runs 4 night trips to the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock through the season from mid October to end of April. The MV Hallelujah was a new arrival on the scene for the 2012 season, and has been one of our best selling boats for the [...]
Prices starting from 8750 / day
Sawasdee Fasai was a new name 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 o [...]
Prices starting from 7175 / day
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 6425 / day
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 7375 / day
Bavaria is a brand new liveaboard launched in late 2015, based in Khao Lak and offering a mixed schedule of 3 or 6 night trips in Thailand and 6 night trips in Myanmar. The boat was designed by her German owner who has many years of experience he [...]
Prices starting from 6900 / day
MV Andaman Tritan operates trips in the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock, and is a comfortable and very reasonably priced wooden hulled liveaboard boat launched in October 2002 and totally refurbished in 2014. She is 24.5m long and 5.5m wide. D [...]
Prices starting from 6000 / day
The Similan Explorer has been very popular in 2016-2017 running some interesting 3 - 5 day trips including the Similan and Surin Islands, including a visit to the Moken sea gypsy village at the Surin islands. She takes up to 20 liveaboard divers [...]
Prices starting from 4900 / day
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 4950 / day
South Siam 4 runs twice weekly 3 day / 2 night 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 prices b [...]
Prices starting from 6000 / day
This information should give you a good idea of which Similan islands liveaboards suit your preferences and budget. If the schedule doesn'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 new Similan 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, please let us know!
Liveaboard News: Bavaria and Sawasdee Fasai are new boats, both started trips in December 2016, DiveRACE Class E, started trips in November 2015, but the White Manta, one of our best sellers has moved from Thailand to Indonesia in 2016 and is now called Raja Manta. The Diva Andaman was also new on our website a couple of years ago - the most luxurious liveaboard in these waters. Some other ex-Thailand boats such as Mermaid 2 and Mermaid 1 relocated to Indonesia in the last few years and we have full details on our Indonesia liveaboards section. We are always looking to provide the best Thailand liveaboard options in all price ranges.
Most Similan Islands liveaboard boats are also available for Full Boat Charters. If you have a group of divers, or a dive club why not book the whole boat? This gives you more freedom to choose dive sites and times, and more flexibility to plan your own itinerary. Charter rates normally include free places for group leaders. Ask us for more information if you have a group.
If you are planning a dive trip to 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!
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Thailand, Myanmar & Indonesia's Best Diving Locations
The Thailand liveaboard high season is from October to May. All liveaboard schedules are online for the coming season from mid October 2017 up to May 2018. Our Phuket dive center is also open during low season for day trips and PADI 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 2018. 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 trip in Thailand, Burma or Indonesia, we hope to hear from you soon!
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.
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!
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!