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Diva Andaman

Thailand liveaboard

The 35 metre Diva Andaman is a beautiful wooden-hulled sailing yacht specifically designed and built for divers in 2009.   

Accommodating just 14 guests, the Diva Andaman offers 6 and 8 night itineraries in the Similans and Southern Thailand, and the remote Mergui Archipelago and the Andaman Islands on the western edge of the Andaman Sea.

To find out more about this area, visit our Thailand page.

Getting there
Phuket is easily reached with one stop from the UK and takes around 12 hours. The most straightforward routing tends to be via Bangkok, Dubai or Abu Dhabi with just short transits in each.

Guide price: 6nts from £2150pp* / 8nts from £3900pp*
Includes: accommodation in a twin/double cabin, all diving, meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages, tea, coffee, full dive equipment including dive computer, transport from and to the hotel or airport

Package excludes: international flights, beer, wine, liquors, Thai traditional massage, nitrox, National Park and Immigration Fees: Burma: USD $250 per person / Thailand: THB 2,000 per person

*Price shown is for guide purposes only and is based on low season travel and for twin share accommodation. Please contact us for a confirmed cost based on your preferred duration and time of travel.

Quick Guide: Diva Andaman

  • Length 35m
  • 5 Double Cabins
  • 2 Twin Cabins 
  • Recommended diver level: PADI Open Water or equivalent

Accommodation & Facilities

The Diva Andaman has 8 comfortable cabins located on the lower deck.  All cabins have air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom with hot shower, flat screen TV with DVD player, minibar and porthole windows. There are 6 cabins with large double beds and 2 cabins with twin bunk beds.

There is an large air-conditioned lounge area located on the main deck, with comfortable seating, library and entertainment system. Beyond this is an outside relaxation area with deck chairs.

The large sun deck is located on the upper deck, and here is also an outdoor covered seating area where meals can be served.

The food on board is a mixture of delicious Thai and international cuisine which is served at a large communal table in the dining area located on the main deck, or on the sundeck.  Plenty of snacks, fruit, tea & coffee, drinking water and soft drinks are provided throughout the day and a large selection of wines, beers, spirits and champagne are available for purchase.

The large shaded dive deck is located on the back of the main deck and has personal storage spaces for each diver, camera table, rinse tanks, fin storages and fresh water showers.

All diving is conducted from 2 large zodiacs which drop you directly on the dive site and picks you up wherever you surface. The dive guides have extensive local knowledge and give thorough briefings before each dive.

Itineraries

Similan Islands: The 6 night trips include 19 dives at the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock.

Day 1

Embarkation day

Dinner on board and departure to Similan Islands

Day 2 – 5

0700  Wake Up, coffee, first dive

0830  Breakfast

1100  Second dive

1230  Lunch

1500  Third dive

1900  Night dive or 1730 dusk dive

2000  Dinner

Day 6

0700  Wake up, coffee, first dive

0830  Breakfast

1030  Second dive

1200  Lunch

1500  Third Dive and Cruising to Thap Lamu

1800  Dinner and final night onboard

Day 7 

Departure day

Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar: The 6 night trips include about 19 dives normally including Western Rocky, Black Rock, High Rock, 3 Islets, and sometimes Burma Banks.

Day 1

Embarkation day

Boat briefing, welcome drink and dinner on board and cruising into the Mergui Archipelago

Day 2 – 5

0700  Wake up, coffee, first dive

0830  Breakfast

1100  Second dive

1230  Lunch

1500  Third dive

1900  Night dive or 1730 dusk dive

2000  Dinner

Day 6

0700  Wake up, coffee, first dive

0830  Breakfast

1030  Second dive

1200  Lunch

1500  Third dive and cruising to Kawthaung

1800  Dinner and final night onboard

Day 7

Departure day

Ready for your next adventure?

Great Escapes Diving Holidays Ltd

Westerfield Business Centre
Main Road
Westerfield
Suffolk
IP6 9AB
United Kingdom

Office hours: Mondays to Fridays 09.00am - 5.00pm
Tel: +44 (0)1473 921888
Email: info@greatescapesdiving.com

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