With a maximum of 18 divers aboard The Junk, you are assured of personal service and uncrowded diving. This six-night and seven-day itinerary will start in Phuket and travel to the Surin Islands, the Similan Islands, Koh Bon and further to Richelieu Rock, before returning back to Khao Lak. This area in the Anderman Sea is considered the best diving in Thailand and makes the top ten dive lists in the world. You can expect to see Manta Rays, beautiful soft purple corals at Richelieu Rock and many types of Pelagic Fish, with even a Whaleshark dropping in now and again. With experienced dive guides and no-decompression service, you will have a memorable trip.
Air-conditioned cabin with en-suite, towels and linen
Local tax (on booking cost only)
All meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner + snacks
12L aluminium dive tank (yoke valves), weights and weight belt
Transfers from Phuket Airport (IATA code HKT). to either Thap Lamu Pier, Khao Lak or Sea Dream Guest House, Patong is included. International flights should arrive before 15.00hr as there is only one transfer at 15.30pm and valid only for the day of embarkation. Return transfers to Phuket Airport are also included for the day of disembarkation. Allow 2-3 hours for international & 2 hours for domestic flight departure times.
Accommodation based on two sharing (twin or double) or Triple or Quad share, depending on your cabin choice (single use extra).
All Siren Fleet yachts provide their guests with a choice of international and Asian cuisine served in a buffet-style, in the dining area. The vessel can cater to special dietary requirements (within reason), please inform on booking about your requirements, well in advance. Also, a selection of fresh fruit and some tasty treats are readily available, should you feel peckish in between meal times.
A well-selected range of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, black, green and herbal teas are available at all times, as well as instant and fresh brewed coffee. Guests may also select local beer, wine or spirits from the bar for an additional fee.
No Visas (responsibility of traveller)
Rental diving equipment - BCD, Mask, fins, shorkel, Dive computer, underwater torch - pre-book possible when booking, payment on board
Activity indemity form will need to be signed, any medical costs assoicated are to be covered by the traveller
Park fees are paid directly on board
Crew and Guide gratuities
Any Extra Services which may include but not limited to: onboard calls, laundry,massage, special services
Any Optional Activities which may include but not limited to: Dive Courses, excursions
Optional Alcohol - Beer , wine, spirits & cocktails
Rates subject to change
Travel and Diving Insurance is for the traveller to organise before travel (must be shown on board)- Your diving insurance must cover all of your scuba diving and snorkelling activities, including the costs for recompression chamber treatment and emergency air evacuation.
No International or domestic flights are included
No internet connection - due to the remote location no connection is possible. Roaming feature on most phones will only work in certain areas due to the remoteness.
Any airport taxes on arrival or departure
Marine & National Park Fees - $65USD per person for the six-night itinerary's, $50USD per person for the four-night itinerary. Payable on board - (rate subject to change).
17/02/2020 - 23/02/2020
6 nights/ 7 days
The Anderman Sea - Similan Islands
All dives are guided and you can choose your own buddy on board or will be allocated one by the dive crew. Diving will be from the tender, with computers mandatory. The yacht offers up to four dives per day (3 on the last day) including night dives. 12L (80 cubic ft.) tanks, weight belts and weights are provided( other equipment can be rented). All diving onboard The Junk should be within the limits and standards of the training agency that certified you. All dives should be planned no-decompression dives.
The Junk operates between November and April in the Anderman Sea. (Outside of this time the area is closed). This is the best time of year for visibility and the water is warm sitting around 28 degrees. A 3 mm short wetsuit can be worn, but if you feel the cold a full length wetsuit of 5 mm would suit better. This is also the season for Manta Rays and Whalesharks.
Open Water and higher