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MV DiveRace Liveaboard

4-5 days Similan Liveaboard Thailand

Superior Class Liveaboard Thailand
MV DiveRace Liveaboard - Best Diving Similan Islands and Burma with All4Diving Phuket

• Similan Islands •
• Ko Bon & Ko Tachai •
• Richelieu Rock •
• Hin Daeng - Hin Muang •

DiveRace Liveaboard – Welcome on board

MV DiveRace Liveaboard design was conceptualised with the help of a team of naval architects and Dutch vessel consultant. She is constructed following international standards closely, with the aim of being a luxury liveaboard of excellent quality, providing the best for each passenger on board during liveaboard trips.

Launched in 2015, MV DiveRace Liveaboard is a 34.5m by 7.5m steel hull ocean going vessel built with strength, stability and comfort in mind. She can easily accommodates 28 guests in 10 well-appointed ensuite cabins all with air-condition and most of them with private balcony.

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Enjoy open air dining area at the stern of the main deck. Several sofas await you inside the air-conditioned saloon for relaxing or watching TV.
The Upper deck boasts a covered and open area ideal for watching photos and footage from your diving or just relaxing, star gazing and soaking up the wonderful Similans or Mergui Archipelago atmosphere.
The sundeck is perfect for catching those sun rays or having a nap.

All dives are done from MV DiveRaces’s large dinghy, giving you more living space on board and getting you to the perfect dive spot every time.

Special Early Booking Season 2019-2020

Book your Liveaboard cruise 90 days in advance

Liveaboard MV DiveRace Season 2019 – 2020
Book Now

Save up to 2,750 THB!

Discounts not available for Christmas & New Year cruises.

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MV DiveRace Liveaboard prices

CabinSimilan
4D/4N
Similan
5D/5N
Christmas
New Year
Twin Luxury Cabin45,00055,00065,000
Twin Ensuite Cabin40,00050,00060,000
Full Charter boatAskAskAsk
Options
Full Set Equipment (computer not included)2,8003,5003,500
Dive computer (you can pay onboard)1,4001,7501,750
Nitrox Package (you can pay onboard)3,6005,4003,600
Scuba diving insurance - if you don't have
Mandatory on MV DiveRace
8001000800

Booking information

► Following the new National Parks regulations, we updated our booking conditions:

To book your DiveRace Liveaboard trip, we need 50% deposit for an early booking if more than 90 days before the trip departure and the balance to be paid 90 days before the trip departure. As soon as you confirm us the booking, you will receive an invoice from PayPal that you can pay through your PayPal account or by credit cards.

PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • Transfers from Phuket area
  • All meals
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Fruits and Snacks all day long
  • Drinking Water
  • Towels, daily cabin services
  • Fresh hot towel and drink after every dive
  • Instructors maximum 5:1 Ratio

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Similans Park Fees:
    4 days trip – 2,000 THB per diver
    5 days trip – 2,200 THB per diver
  • Scuba equipment – see the prices

You need

  • Dive Insurance – Mandatory on this Liveaboard
  • Your certification card for scuba diving
  • Some amount of money for soft drinks, beer & extras

Please note that the National Park Fee is set by the National Park and is subject to change without notice.
Park fees are payable cash at your arrival on the boat

To book your DiveRace Liveaboard diving holiday, please contact us to check availability. On receipt of your reservation request and if there is available cabin, we will hold the place for 48 hours. However, the booking will be final only after receipt of payment.

Be aware that this Liveaboard boat is in great demand. For Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year (February) periods – the boat is very often full over 6-9 months in advance.

MV DiveRace Liveaboard schedule

DepartureReturnDestinationDuration
*** Mid-May to Mid-October, Similan Islands are closed ***
November 2019
20 Nov 201925 Nov 2019Phi Phi, Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock5D/5N
26 Nov 201930 Nov 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
December 2019
01 Dec 201905 Dec 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
07 Dec 201911 Dec 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
12 Dec 201916 Dec 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
17 Dec 201921 Dec 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
22 Dec 201927 Dec 2019Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock5D/5N
28 Dec 201902 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock5D/5N
January 2020
03 Jan 202007 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
08 Jan 202012 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
14 Jan 202018 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
19 Jan 202023 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
24 Jan 202028 Jan 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
29 Jan 202002 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
February 2020
04 Feb 202008 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
09 Feb 202013 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
14 Feb 202018 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
19 Feb 202023 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
25 Feb 202029 Feb 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
March 2020
01 Mar 202005 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
06 Mar 202010 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
11 Mar 202015 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
17 Mar 202021 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
22 Mar 202026 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
27 Mar 202031 Mar 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
April 2020
01 Apr 202005 Apr 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
07 Apr 202011 Apr 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
12 Apr 202016 Apr 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock4D/4N
17 Apr 202022 Apr 2020Similan, Koh Bon & Tachai, Richelieu Rock & Hin Daeng5D/5N
*** Mid-May to Mid-October, Similan Islands are closed ***

Prices are in Thai Baht (THB) and per person.

MV DiveRace Liveaboard Itinerary

4 Days South Andaman, Hin Deang, Hin Muang

Day “0”

Scheduled pick up (between 4-8pm)
Transfer to Chalong pier, Phuket, to MV DiveRACE  for welcome and Dinner on board
Sail overnight to the Southern Islands

Day 1
3 day dives + 1 night dive
Dives Maya Bay + Koh Bida Nok + Koh Bida Nai

Day 2
4 day dives
Dives Hin Deang + Hin Muang

Day 3
4 day dives
Dives around Koh Haa

Day 4
2 day dives
Dives at King Cruiser Wreck or Shark Point + Koh Doc Mai. Return to Chalong pier by 2.00pm. Transfer back to hotel or Airport by 5.30pm.

* Note: if you have to fly on the day of arrival (day 4) you will NOT be able to dive the last 2 dives. This is to allow for your minimum surface interval/No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI).

4 days Similan Islands trip

Day “0”
Scheduled pick up (between 4-8pm – please refer to below)
Transfer to Thap Lamu pier, near Khao Lak, to MV DiveRACE Class E for welcome and Dinner on board
Sail overnight to Similan Islands (sailing time between 4 – 5 hours)

Day 1
3 day dives + 1 night dive
Dives (Anita’s Reef / elephant head rock / west of eden / Snapper Alley) around Similan Islands + Visit to Island #8 (Sail Rock)

Day 2
4 day dives
Dives around Similan Islands (Xmas Point / North Point) & Koh Bon (North Reef / Ridge / Pinnacle) & Koh Tachai (Reef)

Day 3
4 day dives
Dives around Koh Tachai (Pinnacle / Reef) & Richelieu Rock.

Day 4
2 day dives
Boonsung wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck and Premchai wreck. Return to Thap Lamu pier by 1.30pm. Transfer back to hotel by 5pm/ Airport by 3.30pm.

* Note: if you have to fly on the day of arrival (day 4) you will NOT be able to dive the last 2 dives. This is to allow for your minimum surface interval/No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI).

5 days Similan Islands trip

Day 0
Scheduled pick up (between 4-8pm)
Transfer to Thap Lamu pier, near Khao Lak, to MV DiveRACE Class E for welcome and Dinner on board
Sail overnight to Similan Islands (sailing time between 4 – 5 hours)

Day 1
3 day dives + 1 night dive
Dives (Shark fin reef / Boulder City / Anita’s Reef / Honeymoon Bay etc), and Night dive around Similan Islands

Day 2
4 day dives
Dives (elephant head rock / west of eden / 3 trees / Snapper Alley) around Similan Islands + Visit to Island #8 (Sail Rock)

Day 3
4 day dives
Dives around Similan Islands (Xmas Point / North Point) & Koh Bon (North Reef / Ridge / Pinnacle) & Koh Tachai (Reef)

Day 4
4 day dives
Dives around Koh Tachai (Pinnacle / Reef) & Richelieu Rock.

Day 5
2 day dives
Boonsung wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck and Premchai wreck. Return to Thap Lamu pier by 1.30pm. Transfer back to hotel by 5pm/ Airport by 3.30pm.
* Note: if you have to fly on the day of arrival (day 5) you will NOT be able to dive the last 2 dives. This is to allow for your minimum surface interval/No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI).

Important notice

The above itineraries are an example of a usual dive cruise. The Captain and the Cruise Leader will decide the best course of action based on weather conditions at the specific time of each trip.
In case of bad weather conditions, the Liveaboard trip can be altered or canceled for the safety of all passengers, crews, and the vessel.

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MV DiveRace Description

TWIN LUXURY CABIN
The largest type of cabins that is located on the main deck level with private balcony and bathroom. The beds within the twin luxury cabin can be configured to be 2 single beds or 1 double bed. Guests are ensured to have a comfortable night rest as our fitted linen is of hotel quality.

Each individual is provided a bath towel and a pool towel to use during the trip. Each of our cabins is also fitted with life jackets and a safe deposit box with individual air-con controls. We have a total of 6 twin luxury cabins on board.

TWIN ENSUITE CABIN
The twin ensuite cabin comes with 2 single beds in double deckers style. The number of guests that sleep within the cabin depends on the trip destination and customers’ request. It comes with its own private bathroom.

Each of our cabins is also fitted with life jackets and a safe deposit box with individual air-con controls. We have a total of 4 twin ensuite cabins on board.

SALOON
Comfortable air-conditioned entertainment area for guests to enjoy movies and games, the saloon is a popular place to hang out in between dives. There is a counter table that guests can use for their laptops or camera setup.

SUN DECK
Being at the highest deck on the boat, it is the best place to have a suntan while enjoying the sea breeze. Chill out on the outdoor sofa and see the breathtaking view of the surrounding sea. As the evening approaches, our special BBQ cooking would take place at the sundeck!

DINING AREA
Our crew will serve when guests are seated at the table. Sumptuous western or Asian meals made by our capable chefs ensure that guests always enjoy their food. Get a freshly ground coffee on the house or a bottle of red wine to celebrate on board.

DIVE DECK
The Dive deck was carefully designed to ensure a spacious area for divers to gear up before each dive. We are able to support the requirements of recreational and rebreather divers alike.

Technical Description

  • Length: 35 mMV DiveRace Liveaboard vessel plan
  • Beam: 7.5 m
  • Hull: Steel
  • Speed: Cruise 9-10 knots
  • Speed max: 15 knots
  • Max. passenger: 21
  • Generator: 2 x 80KW Generator Sets
  • Engine: 2 x 1200HP Cummins Engines
  • Air Compressor: 2 Bauer mariner
  • Nitrox Stick System with Solenoid controls
  • Water Capacity: 2 x Echotec Watermakers (140L/hr each)
  • Navigation: GPS SatNav, Compass, Depth Sounder, Radar
  • Lowrance Structure scan HD (side scan sonar)
  • Safety: O2, VHF Radio, Life Raft, Life vest
  • 2 x 4.2M RIB with 40HP Yamaha Enduro OBM