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Liveaboard Dives on118' Motor Yacht from Krabi Ao Nang, Town

Diving
2011
118 ft
52 Guests

About This Diving Experience

Manta Queen III :

Similan Liveaboards Manta Queen III. 

  • Pricing : 4 Dives - $142USD


The Manta Queen III is the latest custom built liveaboard boat for diving in Similan islands and Koh Bon in Thailand and was launched in 2011. 

M/V Manta Queen III accommodates 18 guests in spacious air conditioned cabins. Three different types are available. 1 Master En suite cabin – 2 Deluxe En suite cabins and 6 Standard cabins to suit either 2 or 3 guests. Manta Queen III stays basically for the whole season in the Similan National Marine Park.

The Transfers will be done by our Transfer-boat Flying Manta. Manta Queen III is the perfect platform for overnight trips, dive courses or snorkelers. Just more space during your stay in the Similan Islands... bigger cabins, more space on the dive and sun deck, huge saloon with flat screen TV. All meals on board are served Buffet Style freshly cooked out of our on board kitchen. Snacks and fruits are served in between dives.

Manta Queen III is the flagship vessel that is used as a platform for courses and fun dives in Similan islands and Koh Bon. She is 36 meters long and 7.5 meters wide with steel hull. We believe that Manta Queen III is the most comfortable and modern ship working the west coast of Thailand.

Boat Tech Specs :

  • Length: 36 meters
  • Width: 7 meters
  • Hull: Steel
  • Engines: 2 x Hino 450 HP 10 cylinder
  • Generators: 2 x 68kW 1x 5kW
  • Compressor: x 3 (Air)
  • Membrane System
  • Cruising Speed: 9-11 knots
  • Navigation: GPS Sat. Navigation, Sonar, Compass
  • Boat Crew: 1 Captain, 1 Engineer, 4 Deckhands, 2 Cooks, 2 Housekeepers
  • Dive Crew: 3 Tour leader, 8 multilingual Divemaster/Instructors
  • Safety: VHF Radio, Emergency Oxygen Unit, Life-raft, Life-jackets/rings, First Aid Kit, Satelite Phones.


Similan Islands National Park

The Similan Islands National Park consists of a total of 9 islands; Koh Bon, Koh Bayu, Koh Similan, Koh Payu, Koh Miang (Two adjoining islands), Koh Payan, Koh Payang, and Koh Huyong. Recently, the national park was expanded to include the remote island of Koh Tachai. The main access to the Similan Islands is from the very peaceful area of Khao Lak with Liveaboards commonly running from November until May.

The most important of all dive sites in the Similans, which is actually part of Surin National Park, is Richelieu Rock, famous for its incomparable variety and abundance of marine life. Whale shark sightings are not uncommon here.

The Similan Islands National park is ranked as one of the top 10 diving destinations in the world. The fauna is very rich and you will spot, in addition to the usual reef fish, many Blacktip and Whitetip reef sharks,.Leopard sharks are also very common in the marine reserve. The reef life is teeming with trigger fish, unicornfish and many other species of colourful fish. If you are lucky you can spot Manta rays flying around and even sightings of the biggest fish in the world, the mythical Whale Shark are not uncommon here. 

The coral is also in great shape with a lot of table coral and staghorn coral. Soft coral is everywhere and very colourful. Most of the dive sites are filled with huge granite boulders which offer a fantastic playground for divers.

The most important of all dive sites in the Similans, which is actually part of Surin National Park, is Richelieu Rock, famous for its incomparable variety and abundance of marine life. Not to be missed.

For those who live to dive, a Liveaboard trip to the Similan Islands is a truly unforgettable experience not to be missed. 

Details

  • Type: Diving
  • Capacity: 52 People
  • Year: 2011
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 118 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

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