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Manta Queen 5 Similans Liveaboard

Similan Islands liveaboard Manta Queen 5 offers some of the cheapest Similans liveaboard diving on the market. Scuba divers can enjoy a great Similan Islands scuba diving itinerary, diving the Similan Islands very best dive sites without breaking the bank. An excellent budget Similans liveaboard.

Similans & Surins
Prices From 16,900 Thai Baht
Max Guests 22
Four Nights
Nitrox Available
Cabins & Comforts 
Dive Site Itinerary 
Value for Money 
 Cabins & Comforts
 Dive Site Itinerary
 Value for Money

Manta Queen 5 Similans Liveaboard

Manta Queen 5 operates a popular four day & four night Similans Islands scuba diving itinerary & appeals to guests looking for a low cost Similans liveaboard diving tour. These economy Similan Islands scuba diving safaris offer amazing value for money, with fifteen great dives in and around the Similan Islands & Koh Bon, where it’s often possible to scuba dive with manta rays, as well as the fantastic Richelieu Rock & Koh Tachai. If guests are looking for a budget Similans liveaboard, Manta Queen 5 could be the ideal choice. Guests returning from Manta Queen 5 Similans liveaboard trips always give us positive feedback about the trip. Manta Queen 5 operates four night Thailand scuba diving liveaboard cruises from November to May.

Similan Islands liveaboard Manta Queen 5

She accommodates twenty two guests in eleven budget twin share cabins situated on the main & upper decks, All cabins have air-conditioning, & have shared bathrooms & hot water showers. This low cost Thailand liveaboard has a covered comfortable outdoor dining area where at mealtimes guests will enjoy a tasty mixture of Thai & Western cuisine served buffet style. There is also a relaxing area with & TV & lots of DVDs guests can watch, a, shaded dive deck, & a nice sun deck kitted out with mattresses where guests can enjoy the spectacular views & work on their tans.

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All Similan Islands scuba diving tours on this Similans Thailand liveaboard depart in the early evening from the Manta Queen office just north of Phuket. For guests coming from Phuket before the trip departs, or heading to Phuket upon its return, we can arrange return transfers for 300 THB per person, each way. Please note that this service is only available on the boat departure & arrival days and at fixed times depending on geographical location. After check-in guests are transferred to Manta Queen 5 are welcomed aboard by the crew to complete boat formalities including cabin allocation, which is followed by dinner as Manta Queen 5 Similans liveaboard cruises overnight to the Similan Islands. Guests wake up to the beautiful surroundings of the Similan Islands marine park & following a light breakfast scuba divers will begin their Similans liveaboard diving vacation.


Special Discounted Price for Manta Queen Liveaboards!

Book any Manta Queen liveaboard departing in October, November, December, April or May, and we'll discount the trip price by 3,000 Thai Baht. You will not find a better deal anywhere else!


We'll pay half of your V.A.T!!

All Manta Queen liveaboard bookings regardless of where you book them are subject to 7% VAT. For example, a Manta Queen liveaboard with a trip price costing 21,500 Thai Baht would incur an additional charge of 1,505 Thai Baht in VAT. Normally the customer would have to pay all of this, but we've decided to chip in and pay half the VAT for our guests.

Dining Area
Twin Cabin
Sun Deck

Manta Queen 5 Similans Liveaboard Prices & Itinerary

Similans & Surins – Four Nights – 15 Dives

Twin Cabins Shared Bathrooms – 19,900 THB per person
*Trip prices do not include 7% 3.5% VAT


Return transfers from Phuket are available on departure & arrival days for 300 THB per person at scheduled transfer times commencing at around 11:00 am, depending on location. Guests will then be transferred up to Khao Lak just north of Phuket. Once onboard boat formalities such as briefings, cabin allocation & equipment set-up will be undertaken, followed by dinner. MV Manta Queen 5 will then cruise overnight to the Similans.
Day 1 – Four dives at some of the top Similan Islands dive sites of Anita’s Reef, West of Eden, East of Eden & Honeymoon Bay. There will also be a night dive.
Day 2 – Four dives in the Similans & at Koh Bon where it’s possible to encounter manta rays.
Day 3 – Guests will be scuba diving at Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock.
Day 4 – Three final dives will be at Koh Bon, hopefully for some Manta Ray encounters, & usually the Boonsung Wreck. Cruise back to Khao Lak, arriving back at the pier in the late afternoon where pre-arranged Phuket hotel transfers are available for 300 THB per person. Guests should arrive in Phuket between 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

*Itineraries shown here are for example purposes only. The tour leader will select the best dive sites according to the conditions at the time.

Prices Include

Khao Lak transfers (Phuket not included) on the days of departure/arrival only, accommodation on Manta Queen 5, fifteen dives, all meals, snacks, fruit, water, tea, coffee, towel, torch for night dives, 12 litre tanks, weights & dive guide (5:1 ratio).

Prices Exclude

Flights, hotels, transfers from Phuket or Khao Lak are 300 THB each way. Similan Marine Park fees of 1,800 THB per person. Dive computers are 250 THB per day if required. Larger 15 litre tanks cost 150 THB per dive if required. A full set of dive equipment is available from us for 1,600 THB for the four day trip. Long wetsuits are usually an additional 200 THB per day, but if requested at time of booking, we’ll include them with no additional charge, for guests renting a full set of equipment from us. Nitrox is 150 THB per tank, or all fifteen dives on nitrox for 2,250 THB. Soft drinks & alcoholic drinks are also extra.

Flying After Diving Guidelines

Current Divers Alert Network (D.A.N.) guidelines state: After single no-decompression dives, a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 12 hours is suggested. After multiple no-decompression dives per day, or multiple days of diving (Liveaboard diving included), a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 18 hours is suggested.

Similan Islands Diving Liveaboards

Please contact us if you have any questions, or if you’d like to discuss making a provisional booking.

Liveaboard Schedule

Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard Schedule

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Cabins & Comforts

  • Eleven twin bed cabins
  • All cabins are air-conditioned
  • All cabins have shared bathrooms
  • Three bathrooms with hot water showers
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Indoor saloon with HD-TV+DVD
  • Sun deck with mattresses
  • Rinse tanks for underwater photography enthusiasts
  • Free drinking water, tea, coffee, fruit & snacks
  • Freshly cooked, healthy Thai & western cuisine

Technical & Safety Specification

  • Type wood hull
  • Length 23 metres, beam 5 metres
  • Cruising speed 8-9 knots
  • 2 x Hino 450 HP 10 cylinder engines
  • PS Sat. navigation, sonar, compass
  • VHF radio
  • 220v electrical outlets
  • Life raft
  • Life jackets
  • Emergency O2
  • Dedicated air compressors for filling scuba tanks
  • Nitrox available
  • Dinghy

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