Mermaids Similan Trip 2020
Dive with Mermaids in the Similan Islands
We’ve got another fantastic trip in 2020 to the Similan Islands. We’ll be back on board the MV Tapana and she has the best food and crew in the area. The boat has 2 VIP Cabins and 20 Standard Cabins. The VIP cabins boast en suite bathrooms, Double Beds and TV. The Standard cabins are twin rooms.
Where you will be going
We’ll be diving the Similan Islands during the day and twilight and have a night dive. There’s Koh Bon Island and more, but we will also spend a day on the world famous Richelieu Rock. It’s rated as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world. Marine Life we can see are Manta Rays, Whale Sharks and more…
In total, it’s 15 dives over four days. We board the MV Tapana on the 14th April, and diving days are on the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th April. Travel home is on the 19th April.So put the 14th to 19th April 2020 in your diary and join us on the North Andaman/Similan Liveaboard Trip.
Here’s the schedule
** 14th April 2020 **
Arrive in Phuket before 3pm. Meet the group at the airport.
Transfer to the Liveaboard MV Tapana
Depart for Similan Islands
Later supper on board
** 15th April 2020 **
8am Dive 1
11.30am Dive 2
2pm Dive 3
4pm Afternoon Snack
7.30pm Dive 4 Twilight Dive
** 16th April 2020 **
8am Dive 5
11.30am Dive 6
3pm Dive 7
4.30pm Afternoon Snack
7.30pm Dive 8 Night or Twilight Dive
**17th April 2020 **
8am Dive 9
11.30am Dive 10
3pm Dive 11
4.30pm Afternoon Snack
7.30pm Dive 12 Night or Twilight Dive
** 18th April 2020 **
Depart back to the pier and check into your hotel in Patong.
We can recommend a great place to stay and make the booking for you. It’s under 1000 baht per night. Or make your own booking in your preferred hotel. We all meet up late for drinks.
** 19th April 2020 **
We fly back to Pattaya or Bangkok.
27,500 baht per person sharing in a standard twin room
31,500 baht per person sharing in a VIP room – only 2 available
The Price Includes–
1. Free equipment rental if needed from Mermaids
2. Tanks and weights
3. Your professional dive guides from the Mermaids Team.
4. All meals on board including soft drinks and snacks
5. Accommodation on board on a sharing basis, no single rooms
6. Transport from Phuket Hotel to Phuket Airport
6. Transport from Mermaids to Utapao Airport and return.
A deposit of 15,000 baht per person is required by 5th October 2019. The balance must be paid in full by 31st January 2020. Please ask us about the cancellation policy.
1. Flights to and from Phuket International Airport
2. Any food and beverages pre/post boarding the Liveaboard.
3. Marine park fees which are currently 2,300 baht
4. Accommodation in Phuket on 18th April 2019
5. Vat on the Trip price which is 7%
If you want Nitrox, this can be arranged (subject to availability)
Free transport is provided to and from Utapao Airport by Mermaids Dive Center. Meet us at the center on the 14th April to leave by 10.30am. If you need a pick up, let us know.
Flight recommendations from Pattaya on Bangkok Airways:
14th April Pattaya to Phuket, Flight 281 @ 13:00
19th April Phuket to Pattaya, Flight 282 @ 15:10
We can book your flights from Utapao Airport too, just let us know.