MV Bavaria, Similan & Surin

Top dive sites in Similan and Surin

Liveaboard in quality vessel MV Bavaria is a holiday at its best. The ship’s facilities and lovely crew make sure that a good mood is in the air also between dives.

On a German-owned vessel, safety is top notch and schedules are being adhered to. The quality of this liveaboard boat is also evident in the small but important things.

The comfortable, air-conditioned and clean cabins have the proper spring mattresses in the beds, so you can rest well between dives. The food is tasty and breakfast is enjoyed with real coffee.

And most importantly, the ship’s owner Markus is an avid diver himself, so the best destinations are guaranteed.

At MV Bavaria you can choose whether you want to dive in Similan, Surin or if you would like to combine both and dive in the best destinations all week long! On the seven-day liveaboard, you will have time to dive comprehensively to all the dive sites in Similan and Surin.

Voit valita sinulle sopivimman safarin seuraavista vaihtoehdoista:

Trip A - 4 days / 3 nights, max 10 dives.
In this liveaboard we will dive the best destinations in Similan.

Trip B- 4 days / 3 nights, max 13 dives.
In this liveaboard we will dive the best destinations in Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Surin.

Trip C - 7 days / 6 nights, max 22 dives.
In this liveaboard we will dive the best destinations in Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Surin. 

Treat yourself and join us to dive into the best divesites!

You can read more detailed descriptions of liveaboard dive sites here

October 2022
15. – 18.10.
19. – 22.10.
26. – 29.10.

November 2022
2. – 5.11.
9. – 12.11.
16. – 19.11.
23. – 26.11.
30.11. – 3.12.

December 2022
7. – 10.12.
14. -17.12.
21. – 24.12.
28. – 31.12.

January 2023
4. – 7.1.
11. -14.1.

February 2023
8. – 11.2.
15. – 18.2.
22. – 25.2.

March 2023
1. – 4.3.
8. – 11.3.
15. – 18.3.
22. – 25.3.
29.3. – 1.4.

April 2023
5. – 8.4.
12. – 15.4.
19. – 22.4.
26. -29.4.

May 2023
3. – 6.5.

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October 2022
22. – 25.10.
29.10. – 1.11.

November 2022
5. – 8.11.
12. – 15.11.
19. – 22.11.
26. – 29.11.

December 2022
3. – 6.12.
10. -13.12.
17. – 20.12.
24. – 27.12.
31.12. – 3.1.

January 2023
7. – 10.1.
14. -17.1.

February 2023
11. – 14.2.
18. – 21.2.
25. – 28.2.

March 2023
4. – 7.3.
11. – 14.3.
18. – 21.3.
25. – 28.3.

April 2023
1. – 4.4.
8. – 11.4.
15. – 18.4.
22. -25.4.
29.4. -2.5.

May 2023
6. – 9.5.
11. – 14.4.

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October 2022
29. – 25.10.
26.10. – 1.11.

November 2022
2. – 8.11.
9. – 15.11.
16. – 22.11.
23. – 29.11.
30.11. – 6.12.

December 2022
30.11. – 6.12.
7. -13.12.
14. – 20.12.
21. – 27.12.
28.12. – 3.1.

January 2023
28.12. – 3.1.
4. – 10.1.
11. -17.1.

February 2023
1. – 7.2.
8. – 14.2.
15. – 21.2.
22. – 28.2.

March 2023
1. – 7.3.
8. – 14.3.
15. – 21.3.
22. – 28.3.
29.3. – 4.4.

April 2023
29.3. – 4.4.
5. – 11.4.
12. – 18.4.
19. -25.4.
26.4. -2.5.

May 2023
26.4. -2.5.
3. – 9.5.

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Day 1

  • About 11 am Pick up from Your hotel. (We will confirm final pick up time with the booking)
  • Check in Khao Lak at the shipping company's office to check the equipment and do the necessary paperwork.
  • Boarding and dinner.
  • The vessel departures to the Similan Islands at about 8.30 pm.


Day 2:

  • 4 dives, around the Similan Islands 4 and 7.
  • Opportunity to visit the beautiful sandy beach and take a jungle trekking through the island.


Day 3:

  • 4 dives, around Similan island 8 and Elephant Head Rock
  • Opportunity to visit the famous Sail Rock.


Day 4:

  • 4 dives, around Similan island 9.
  • Transfer after lunch by speedboat to TabLamu harbor.
  • Transportation from Tablamu pier to Your accommodation, around 4.30 PM.
  • You will be back at your hotel in Phuket at around 6.30pm

*** Please note that schedules and dive sites are subject to change due to weather conditions or other important reason.

Departure Day

  • If you haven’t dived with us before, we’ll go through the equipment you need before going on liveaboard, do the necessary paperwork and check together that everything is fine before the start of liveaboard.


Day 1:

  • If you are going on a liveaboard from Phuket, pick-up from your hotel is super early in the morning at around 5 AM.
  • You will hop on a speedboat in Khao Lak at about 8 AM and arrive on a liveaboard boat.
  • During the day you will do three dives, one on Similan and two on Koh Bon.

Day 2:

  • 4 dives, around Tachai island and Tachai pinacle.

Day 3:

  • 4 dives, around Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock.

Day 4:

  • 2 dives, around Richelieu Rock and Koh Bon.
  • Transportation from Tablamu pier to Your accommodation, around 4 PM.
  • You will be back at your hotel in Phuket at around 6 PM.

*** Please note that schedules and dive sites are subject to change due to weather conditions or other important reason.

Day 1

  • About 11 am Pick up from Your hotel. (We will confirm final pick up time with the booking)
  • Check in Khao Lak at the shipping company's office to check the equipment and do the necessary paperwork.
  • Boarding and dinner.
  • The vessel departures to the Similan Islands at about 8.30 pm.


Day 2:

  • 4 dives, around the Similan Islands 4 and 7.
  • Opportunity to visit the beautiful sandy beach and take a jungle trekking through the island.


Day 3:

  • 4 dives, around Similan island 8 and Elephant Head Rock
  • Opportunity to visit the famous Sail Rock.


Day 4:

  • 4 sukellusta, kohteina Similanin saari 9 ja Koh Bon.

Day 5:

  • 4 dives, around Tachai island and Tachai pinacle.

Day 6:

  • 4 dives, around Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock.

Day 7:

  • 2 dives, around Richelieu Rock and Koh Bon.
  • We will arrive back at TabLamu pier at around 3.30 PM.
  • Transportation from Tablamu pier to Your accommodation.
  • You will be back at your hotel in Phuket at around 6 PM.

*** Please note that schedules and dive sites are subject to change due to weather conditions or other important reason.

  • Liveaboard dive sites are suitable for divers of all levels
  • Divers need to be at least Open Water Diver with Deep Diver certification. 
  • If you do not have a deep diving or advanced course completed, it is possible to complete the PADI Advanced open water diver or SSI Adventure Diver certification during Safari.
  • To participate in dives, you must have diving insurance. You can also buy insurance through us.

SAFARI A

Deluxe cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
33 500 THB

Comfort cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
30 900 THB

Standard cabin, upper deck
Shared shower and toilet:
28 900 THB

SAFARI B

Deluxe cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
42 000 THB

Comfort cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
39 500 THB

Standard cabin, upper deck
Shared shower and toilet:
36 500 THB


SAFARI C

Deluxe cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
58 900 THB

Comfort cabin, main deck
Private shower and toilet in the cabin:
54 500 THB

Standard cabin, upper deck
Shared shower and toilet:
49 900 THB

The price includes all options:

  • Transportation from Your hotel at Phuket or airport
  • All food and drinks (non-alcohol)
  • Air conditioned cabin
  • Towels and bed sheets
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Tanks and weights needed
  • Experienced guide for your dives.
  • And of course the world's coolest INTO shirt!


Additional costs:

  • Similan and Surin Marine park fees:
    1 100 THB safari A
    2 300 THB safari B
    2 700 THB safari C
  • 2 000 - 3 000 THB equipment rental, full set incl. dive computer and compass.
  • 1 000 - 1 500 THB equipment rental, only bcd and regulator.
  • 1 000 - 1 500 THB equipment rental, only dive computer and compass.
  • 1 600 - 3 000 THB Nitrox package, all dives
  • Copy of passport (good quality because it will be sent to officials beforehand)
  • Information from Your certification, copy from cards
  • Information from Your diving insurance
  • Date of last dive and about amount of dives You have under the belt
  • Information about food-allergies or any other relevant allergies
  • Length, weight and shoe size, if You are renting diving equipment from us
  • Flight and accommodation information before and after the liveaboard

It is not advisable to pack the whole two-week holiday equipment and suitcases for the safari, but large suitcases can be left in the liveaboard company's or Into Dive's office for storage.

For liveaboard, you should bring:

  • Passport
  • Dive certification cards
  • Diving- and travel insurance card or certification
  • Medicines if You need something specific. (like Epipen, allergymedicines etc.)
  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen (we hope you will choose sunscreen that won't harm marine life)
  • Towel (technical sports towels are best because they dry quickly)
  • Hoodie or jacket, the evening may get cool even when you are in the tropics
  • Books or games (there is time on board to finally finish Your favorite book or even play cards between dives)
  • Hat or beanie, to protect your head from the sun and your ears from the wind
  • 2-3 t-shirts and short pants
  • Camera (don’t forget the charger and memory card big enough)
  • Swimming suit
  • Thai Bahts for drinks and tips
  • Your diving equipment if you do not rent them from us. (Remember that in Thailand, tanks are usually equipped with a Yoke connector.)

Join with us to enjoy the dives of Similan and Surin and BOOK NOW Your spot on the liveaboard!

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Liveaboard to South
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4 days / 5 nights

Best of Similan & Surin
Similan, Surin, Tachai, Koh Bon, Richelieu Rock

3-7 days / 3-7 nights

Super liveaboard
Koh Haa, Phi Phi, Hin Daeng & Muang, Similan, Surin

11 days / 10 nights

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