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The Junk

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Pelagic Fish Manta Ray Whaleshark Soft Coral

ABOUT THIS LIVEABOARD

With a maximum of 18 divers aboard The Junk, you are assured of personal service and uncrowded diving. This 4 night and 5-day itinerary will start in Khao Lak and travel to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon and further to Richelieu Rock, before returning. 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 great service, you will have a memorable trip.

BOAT FEATURES

Boat Specifications
  • Length: 33 meters (108ft)
  • Beam: 8.5m (27ft)
  • Cruising speed 7 Knots
  • Chinese "Junk" style sailing ship with three masts
Boat Fixtures
  • 380 Hp main engine with back up
  • Full-service galley, freezer, and refrigerator storage
  • Two 50kW each, generators; each capable of supplying the yachts needs independently
Other Features
  • Main deck heads ( toilets)
  • Freshwater dispenser
Dive Facilities
  • Two SCUBA air compressors
  • Nitrox available
  • Multi use dive and living deck with storage for dive gear
  • Scuba diving equipment - BCD, regulators, mask, fins, snorkel, 3mm shorty wetsuit, underwater torches and computers for hire
  • Weights, weight belts, 12L (80 cu. Ft) aluminum tanks with standard yoke valves included
  • Two tender dinghies with outboard motors for scuba diving
Boat Amenties
  • Sun deck combined with dive deck area
  • Roomy, air-conditioned saloon
  • 220V with 2 round pin sockets (European style). Please make sure you bring universal adapters with you if necessary.

BOAT SAFETY

  • Life jackets for all passengers and crew
  • Hang bar for safety stops (where necessary)
  • Complete First Aid Kit and medical supplies
  • Emergency Oxygen System with 100% demand regulator
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Fire and Smoke Detection Systems
  • Fire extinguishers and Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Life rafts & rescue craft
  • Full Complement of Safety and Rescue Equipment
  • Emergency flares
  • Radar
  • Magnetic Compass
  • Depth sounders
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Multiple VHF radios
  • Satellite Phone (where necessary)
  • CB Radios
  • EPIRB Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon

BOAT INCLUSIONS

General Inclusions

Air-conditioned cabin with en-suite, towels and linen

Local tax (on booking cost only)

Guided diving

All meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner + snacks

12L aluminium dive tank (yoke valves), weights and weight belt

Accommodation based on two sharing (twin or double) or Triple or Quad share, depending on your cabin choice (single use extra).

Our Exclusive Inclusions
Type of Meals

All Siren Fleet yachts provide their guests with a choice of international and Asian cuisine served either buffet, or a la carte 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.

Drinks

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.

BOAT EXCLUSIONS

General Exclusions

No Visas ( responsibility of traveller)

Transfers to and from the airport or hotel, to the embarkation marina or return to the airport or hotel upon disembarkation at the marina.

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

No International or domestic flights are included

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.

Taxes and Surcharges

Any airport taxes on arrival or departure

National Park Fees - $65USD per person, payable on board - (rate subject to change)

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