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Similans, Koh Tachai, Koh Bon, and Richelieu Rick trip - 22 Dives


Day 1 (departure day)

- Check-in at the dive center at 16:00 hrs at the latest. Rental equipment sizing and payment of the national park fees and extras done at this time.  Payment is cash, in THB.

- Transfer by minibus to the pier at 18:00 hrs.  Check-in at the ship, boat briefing and dinner, departure time is around 20:30.


Day 2 (4 Dives)

- "check dive" at the Island No. 4.

- 3 Dives at sites around Island No. 7.


Day 3 (4 Dives)

- 4 Dives at sites around Island No. 8, including famous sites such as "Elephant Head Rock."

- There is alo a shore visit to Island No. 8 to check out the amazing viewpoint and white sand beach.


Day 4 (4 Dives)

- 2 Dives at sites around Island No. 9, the northernmost island of the Similan Islands. 

- 2 Dives at Koh Bon, famous for the manta rays that frequently visit the dives sites there.


Day 5 (4 Dives)

- 4 dives at sites around Koh Tachai, known for turtles and leopard sharks. With a little bit of luck, you can spot manta rays and whalesharks around Koh Tachai Pinnacle.


Day 6 (4 Dives)

- Dive 1 is at the Surin Islands.  Napolean wrasse, reef sharks, turtles, and dozens of species of anemonefish, butterfly fish, parrot fish, and a lot more.

- Dives 2, 3, and 4 are at the world famous Richelieu Rock dive site. Ghost pipefish, large schools of trevali and barracuda, Tiger seahorses, Harlquin shrimp, plus a very diverse array of invertibrates can be found here.  Almost everything that is in the Andaman sea either visits this sites or calls it home.


Day 7 (2 Dives)

- 2 Dives at Koh Tachai and Koh Bon.  The firs dive at Koh Tachai and then one last dive at Koh Bon before returning to the pier.

- Return to the pier and arrive between 14:30 and 15:30 hrs.



- Buffet style breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

- Soft drinks in bottles, water, coffee and tea.

- Fresh fruits and snacks.

- Tanks, weights, and weight belt.

- Professional Dive Guide

- Towel and shower gel.

- Transfers from hotels in the Khao Lak area.

- Free WiFi. (Depending on reception)


Not included:

- National park fees for Similan and Surin Marine Park. (2,200THB)

- Diving insurance.

- alcoholic drinks and canned soft drinks.

- Rental equipment.

- Transfers from Phuket


Rental Equipment and Options:

- Full set of equipment, 800THB/day.  (Regs, BCD, Wetsuit, Mask, Fins, and Computer)

- Regulator, 200THB/day

- BCD, 200THB/day

- "Shorty" Wetsuit, 150THB/day

- "Long" 3mm or 5mm Wetsuit, 200THB/day

- Mask and Snorkel, 80THB/day

- Fins, 80THB/day

- Dive torch, 200THB/day

- Computer, 250THB/day

- 15L Tank, 250THB/day

- Nitrox, 200THB/tank

- Nitrox package, 3,000THB (All dives on Nitrox)

- Transfers to and from Phuket available on request.

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