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Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Surin Island (13 Dives)


Check in one day before departure:

- Check-in at the dive center no later than 18:00 hrs. Rental equipment sizing and payment of the national park fees and extras done at this time.  Payment is cash, in THB.


Day 1 (Depature day- 3 Dives)

- Pick up from your hotel in the Khao Lak area at approximately 07:15 hrs and transfer to the pier. Transfer on a shuttle boat to Similan Island No. 8 where you will board MV Bavaria. 

- Boat briefing.

- "Check dive" at Island No. 9, then make way to Koh Bon. 

- 2 Dives at Koh Bon, the most famous site in the area for manta rays. 


Day 2

- 2 dives on Koh Tachai, well known for turtles and leopard sharks, and occasional visits from mantas and whale sharks. 

- @ Dives at the Surin Islands. Turtles, parrot fish, reef sharks, Napoleon wrasses are common finds here.


Day 3

- Dive 1 at the Surin Islands

- 3 Dives at the world famous Richelieu Rock, often ranked in the top ten dive sites of the planet. There is far too mayn species found at Richelieu Rock to even begin to list them.  Let's just call it "Fish Soup."


Day 4

- Dive 1 is at Koh Tachai.

- Dive 2 is at Koh Bon

- Return to the pier, arriving around 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. (1,600THB)

- 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, 2,000THB (All dives on Nitrox)

- Transfers to and from Phuket available on request.

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