Thailand: Similan Liveaboard

Enjoy an amazing 4 day Similan Liveaboard adventure through the Andaman Sea. This trip takes you and your family to visit some of the most famous sites in the region. Turtles, Reefs and even the passing Manta Ray are all possibilities. Enjoy some beach time, great food and the uninhabited Similan Islands!

The Similan Liveaboard focuses on YOUR safety. No need to push the limits or take risks, the diving is amazing, the service is top notch.   And whenever you book with Wicked Diving 2% of all revenue goes towards our non-profit training program, Wicked Good. When you dive with us – you make a difference 🙂

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Similan liveaboard - diving with manta rays
Manta Ray – from this Similan Liveaboard

The Similan Liveaboard focuses on YOUR safety. No need to push the limits or take risks, the diving is amazing, the service is top notch.

While we are not a luxury boat there are safety features far beyond the norm!  Life jackets are in each cabin and most important – a staff and crew that are trained to deal with almost any matter that should arise. This means you can dive in safety and spend your time thinking about all the amazing fish and coral – looking for Manta Rays and turtles or the smallest nudibranchs.

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On the liveaboard life is good, very good – perhaps more fun than you would ever expect. The staff love what they do – and it shows! Join in socialising around the main tables, stretching out on a sun mattress, swinging in a hammock, cooling down in your air-conditioned cabin or lounging in a bean bag. Between the dives the snacks and meals are top-notch and seem unending…expect to come off the trips a bit heavier than when you started!

Why Choose Wicked Diving for your Similan Liveaboard?

wicked diving certificate of excellence tripadvsior 2018Wicked 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” award again in 2018

You are also welcome to send a direct email to info@wickeddiving.com. 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!

About the Boat

Your home during these trips features Air-con cabins, incredible food and a massive sundeck, making any trip though the Similan Islands a delight. Featuring BBQ, beach visits and an incredibly skilled dive team. If you would like to read more, see her cabins or layout…check out her page.

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

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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

Finally a note about insurance. As always, Wicked Diving makes every effort to assure your safety but there is no way that we can prevent accidents and acts of God. We have continual contact with land and can arrange care for almost any accident or incident that happens – but we may not be near to a facility that can cater to our needs. We recommend Nomads as a very good company designed for these kind of expeditions.

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