Richelieu Rock Liveaboard

These trips are only available for Group bookings (8 or more guests) or half/Full boat Charters

We also craft customized diving safaris that include trips to the  Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock with cultural and active experiences across the region.

For group bookings and boat charters – contact

For Diving safaris – please contact

We strongly recommend checking out our Liveaboards in Komodo as an amazing alternative


  • The Very best dive sites in Thailand
  • Small Groups – Big Fun
  • Choice of cabins – from Dorms to Ensuite
  • Incredible food, great service

The Richelieu Rock Liveaboard Tour explores of the pinnacles just north of the Similan Islands will excite and amaze any diver! This is the diving experience everyone looks for! The dive sites such as Koh Tachai and and Richelieu Rock are famous for the possibilities of seeing the BIG fish that we all cross our fingers for, as well as an abundance of all of the little things that hide in cracks and are hard to spot! These sites are listed among the very best in SE Asia and always reward anyone who dives them.


Why Choose Wicked Diving for your Richelieu Rock Liveaboard?

Richelieu Rock liveaboard certificate of excellence

Wicked Diving has been operating liveaboards in Thailand and Indonesia in Khao Lak for more than 12 years. Each of us takes responsibility for your experience from the first email until long after you leave. Wicked Diving is far more concerned that you have a great experience and enjoy your time than we are to try and sell you just any trip we can. You are talking to humans, not some automated booking engine. We are all divers and passionate about the seas.

Unique in the diving industry, we also set up our own non-profit to reach out and work with the local communities. We teach, share the underwater world and also offer full scholarship up to professional level. Often times you will be diving with graduates of our program.

If you think we are just blowing bubbles: We have had our FIFTH “Certificate of Excellence” from Tripadvisor award again in 2018

You are also welcome to send a direct email to Your reply will come as soon as possible with full trip information and details on how to make a booking. Payments are by credit card or bank transfer.

We look forward to diving with you soon!

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Safety and Medical Info

We try to assure the comfort of all our guests equally. If you have dietary restrictions – we must be notified of this before your arrival. Due to our remoteness, the activities we undertake and, most importantly, the well-being of our guests – we have strict policies regarding health and safety on our liveaboards. Please learn more about these

Prerequisites/Experience Required

The Similan Islands region does have sites for the beginning diver and snorkeler too! (there are some more challenging ones we take the experienced divers to). We try to make time to visit the beaches on Similan Island along our journey. This trip is great for the diver, for the snorkeler and for the whole family…If everyone are over 10 years old! Did you know you can easily do an Advanced Course while on the trip? The cost is incredible and the opportunity priceless!

On this Similan Liveaboard dives are planned to a maximum depth of 30m and you must be certified to dive to this depth. The majority of insurance companies will not honor any insurance claim that is made if the customer has dived deeper than the recommended guidelines for their certification level.

Required certification levels include:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent)
  • PADI Adventure Diver (or equivalent) including the Deep Adventure Dive
  • PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent) plus the Deep Adventure Dive

If you are not certified to dive to 30m and wish to join this liveaboards, we recommend the following options:

1) Take a PADI Deep Adventure Dive (B1,800thb..payable onboard)

This is the easiest option and requires no extra time, as it is conducted during the first dive of your liveaboard trip. This dive is a required dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water course and you will receive credit towards this certification when you complete this dive. You will receive the PADI Deep Dive Speciality manual which is yours to keep and can be used again if you decide to complete the full PADI Deep Dive Speciality course.

2) Upgrade your certification level to PADI Adventure Diver 

3) Upgrade your certification level to PADI Advanced Open Water Diver 

All can easily be done in conjunction with the trip and will give you far more appreciation for the underwater world!

What’s Included

*The trip price includes: Complete Diving Equipment – Diving computer  transport to the pier and back – full room and board on trip – tea, coffee, water and electrolytes – tanks and weights – dive guides – lots and lots of delicious food – good times, great memories and lots of fun on the Similan Liveaboards

*The trip price does not include: Pick up or drop off at hotels  – soft drinks and beers – Park Fees – or bad attitude