MV Similan Explorer

MV Similan Explorer

3 Days/3 Nights From THB 16,100

3 Or 5 Night Similan & Surin Island Liveaboard With Great Service At A terrific price

The MV Similan Explorer runs a combination of short 3 Day/3 Night and longer 5 Day/5 Night Similan & Surin Island liveaboard safaris. So if you’re short on time or have too much then this could be a great option for you. This experienced operator has been successfully running two vessels for a very long time, their longevity and high amount of returning guests is a testament to their great service and rock solid organisation.

The layout is almost identical to her sister ship MV Dolphin Queen. The only significant difference is the cabin configuration, there are 4 twin cabins, 2 quad cabins and 2 double bed cabins that comfortably accommodate a maximum of 20 guests. The double cabins are on the upper deck and the rest on the main deck. All cabins are air-conditioned, have a sea view window that opens and 220v plug sockets, so you can charge your battery packs or your lights.

Just like her sister ship the food is excellent and always gets a positive mention from guests. The European style breakfast is made to order and the rest of the delicious Thai meals are served buffet style in the outside dining area. A free flow of coffee, tea, toast, water, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit are always available. All food is cooked fresh onboard so if you have any special dietary requirements or are worried about demonic Thai chillies then don’t worry just have a word with the cook.

Wetsuits, fins and mask are included in the trip price so you can leave them at home if you prefer.

All in all a great little liveaboard with a very experienced crew and management.

ItinerarySafety & LayoutIncludes & Excludes

Price Per Person

3 Days/3 Nights 5 Days/5 Nights
Double Upper Cabin THB 19,100
Twin Cabin THB 18,100
Quad Cabin THB 16,100
Double Upper Cabin THB 28,900
Twin Cabin THB 27,900
Quad Cabin THB 24,500

*Not Including National Park Fees or BCD & Regs

Schedules 2018 – 2019

*3 Day/3 Night Trips Highlighted In Yellow

October 2018

October

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE1 24th Oct 18 27th Oct 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE2 28th Oct 18 31st Oct 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10

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November 2018

November

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE3 01st Nov 18 06th Nov 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE4 07th Nov 18 10th Nov 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE5 11th Nov 18 16th Nov 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE6 17th Nov 18 20th Nov 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE7 21st Nov 18 26th Nov 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE8 27th Nov 18 02nd Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18

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December 2018

December

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE9 03rd Dec 18 08th Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE10 09th Dec 18 12th Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE11 13th Dec 18 18th Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE12 19th Dec 18 22nd Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE13 23rd Dec 18 28th Dec 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE14 29th Dec 18 03rd Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18

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January 2019

January

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE15 04th Jan 19 09th Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE16 10th Jan 19 13th Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE17 14th Jan 19 19th Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE18 20th Jan 19 25th Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE19 26th Jan 19 31st Jan 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18

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February 2019

February

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE20 01st Feb 19 06th Feb 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE21 07th Feb 19 12th Feb 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE22 13th Feb 19 18th Feb 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE23 19th Feb 19 24th Feb 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE24 25th Feb 19 28th Feb 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10

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March 2019

March

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE26 01st Mar 19 06th Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE27 07th Mar 19 10th Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE28 10th Mar 19 15th Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE29 16th Mar 19 21st Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE30 22nd Mar 19 27th Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE31 28th Mar 19 31st Mar 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE25 31st Mar 19 05th Apr 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18

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April 2019

April

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE32 06th Apr 19 11th Apr 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE33 12th Apr 19 17th Apr 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE34 18th Apr 19 23rd Apr 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE35 24th Apr 19 27th Apr 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE36 28th Apr 19 03rd May 19 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18

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May 2019

May

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
SE37 04th May 18 07th May 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10
SE38 08th May 18 13th May 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 18
SE39 13th May 18 16th May 18 Thailand – Similan – Richelieu 10

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