Thailand AggressorThailand liveaboard
Offering 7 night itineraries exploring the diverse underwater landscape and huge array of marine life of the Andaman Sea, the Thailand Aggressor is a spacious 35 metre yacht with comfortable twin or double bedded accommodation for 16 guests in 8 en-suite, air-conditioned staterooms.
Itineraries run from November through to April and include the world famous dive sites of the Similan and Surin Islands. The trips also include visits to the world famous Richelieu Rock which ranks among the world’s best places to observe whale sharks, the spectacular Elephant’s Head, gaining its name from the rock that jets out of the water surface before plunging 20m to the sea floor, Christmas Point with its submerged boulders, massive gorgonian fans, beautiful soft corals and amazing swim throughs and Koh Bon Ridge, one of the best places to see manta rays, almost year round.
Flight time to Phuket International Airport (HKT) from the UK is approximately 15hrs, via a transit through Bangkok with Thai Airways.
The Aggressor offers free transfers from the airport to Tap Lamu Pier, boarding time is between 1700 – 1800. Tap Lamu Pier is located 1 – 1.5 hours north of the airport and just south of Khao Lak.
Guide price: 7nts from £2625pp*
Includes: Accommodations aboard the yacht in either a Deluxe or Master Stateroom, all diving with tank and weights, on air, all meals and snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, local beer and wine, airport transfers.
Not Included: Equipment rentals, nitrox fills, dinner on final evening, Crew gratuity, Port/park fees ($95 US park tax), a 7% VAT tax for onboard services/purchases must also be paid onboard.
*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.
Thailand is a beautiful country, offering stunning beaches and islands, bustling city life and unspoilt rainforests. Visit our Thailand section for an introduction on where to go throughout this country and what to combine with your liveaboard trip. We can highly recommend the wonderful Elephant Hills Camp.
Accommodation & Facilities
The Thailand Aggressor has 8 staterooms which offer the Aggressor fleets touches of luxury; fresh towels daily, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, spacious wardrobe, air-conditioning and a TV with pre-loaded movies.
Master Stateroom 1 is located on the lower Dolphin Deck and has a port light view, Master Staterooms 2 and 3 are located at the bow end of the Main Deck and have picture window views. The five Deluxe Staterooms are located on the Main Deck, three of which can either be made up as two single beds or one king size bed, whilst the other two cabins only have twin beds, all have picture window views.
Whilst relaxing between dives, you can enjoy the large sun deck which has hammocks, plenty of sun chairs and hot tub, alternatively, there is a large saloon/dining room with entertainment system and outside seating area or there is a library/quiet room located on the lower deck where you can escape the sun. There is also a BBQ grill area and a sizeable swimming platform with 2 warm freshwater showers. In between dives, there is the option to relax with a snack, snorkel or visit a secluded beach.
For the keen photographers, the Thailand Aggressor offers a complete digital photo facility including a PC for downloading your photos. There is also a strobe charging station and a large camera table, complete with cleaning materials, available for your camera/video equipment.
The dive deck has plenty of storage space including your own private locker in which you can store your personal equipment. There is a large camera table, rinse tank and also freshwater showers and water fountain. Guests can enjoy 4-5 dives per day, including a night dive and the dive guides will give thorough briefings before each dive. The dives are made from outboard skiffs capable of carrying 9 divers. These are equipped with boarding ladders to allow for easy exits and entries.
Thailand Aggressor trips start on a Saturday.
North Andaman Dive Sites: Similan – Bon – Richeliu + Surin – Richelieu – Similan
Saturday – Embarkation day.
Arrrival Phuket, boarding 1800
Day 2 -7
Sunday – Friday Afternoon; North Andaman Sea
Eat, Sleep & Dive!
Friday Evening – Cocktail party and dinner onboard.
Saturday – Departure day
Check out 0900
Marine Life: Whale sharks, Mantas, Leopard Sharks, Silvertip Reef Sharks, Walls and Reefs with over 500 species of hard and soft corals and abundant marine life
Ready for your next adventure?
Great Escapes Diving Holidays Ltd
Office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 09.00am - 1.00pm
Tel: 01473 921888