Special Liveaboard Offers 2011

During peak season and holidays there where no special offers from our live aboard operators but now things have changed a bit again. New last minute offers are coming in again. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on this page; contact us anyway. We will always try to find the right liveaboard for you by talking directly to the boat owners and get you the latest news, schedules and special offers! Here is how it works: You fill in the form below and choose one or two boats and up to two schedules for each boat (enter either the schedule number or the date) and we will get you the best possible deal for these dates and boats. We will get back to you with the results of our negotiation and your personal liveaboard offer in not longer than 24 hours.

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Similans and Surin Island Diving with Manta Rays and Whalesharks

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All Live-aboard Schedules and Prices 2010 / 2011 for Thailand

MV Discovery

Liveaboard Thailand MV Discovery MV Discovery is an original Thai Motor Vessel, built in 1996 and refitted in 2004 with all the necessary facilities and comfort features to make it a pleasurable dive boat. She can comfortably accommodate up to 16 guests. MV Discovery sails out to the Andaman Sea´s richest dive sites, where you can live out your liveaboard diving dreams to your heart’s content. She also visits the Similan Islands, the outer Similan dive sites such as Richelieu Rock, the Southern Islands, Burma banks and Myanmar´s Mergui Archipelago.

MV Discovery has 8 twin bed cabins. Each cabin comes with air condition, reading lights, pillows, bed sheets, blankets and towels.

The crew on board includes experienced Dive Masters and Instructors who are eager to guide you through the best dive sites showing you all the wonders of the underwater world, both big and small, from nudibranches to whale sharks. A well organised briefing

will inform you of each dive’s details and divers are usually organised into teams of 4 for safe underwater exploration, guided by people who know the sites well. Towards your safety, weather conditions and strength of currents are always taken into account. MV Discovery is run by diving enthusiasts, who are committed to giving you the best liveaboard diving experience you can possibly find in Thailand. Toward this end, there are no time restrictions of 45 minutes per dive on this vessel; dive times start with a lower limit of 60 minutes. In addition to the standard 12lit tanks, for those enthusiastic about staying underwater longer, there are also 15lt tanks on board.

Dive to your heart’s content in the most stunning and rich dive sites of the globe when booking for the best liveaboard offers with Island Cruises in Thailand.

 

Itinerary

Island Cruises offers scuba diving liveaboard adventures with MV Discovery in Thailand, Burma Banks and the Mergui Archipelago.

3 DAY & 4 NIGHT CRUISE
MV Discovery sails to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock.

3 DAY & 3 NIGHT CRUISE
The Southern Islands of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Koh Ha.

4 DAY & 5 NIGHT CRUISE
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock

7 DAY & 7 NIGHT CRUISE
This cruise combines the “3/3” & “4/5” day/night cruises above and may, depending on your choice, include Sea Canoing in the time between the 2 cruises. That is, in the time when the boat returns to Patong Bay to pick up more guests, once the 3/3 cruise is finished.

7 DAY & 8 NIGHT CRUISE
This is a liveaboard diving trip to all the destinations above, including Burma Banks and the Mergui Archipelago (as well as Black Rock).

 

 

MV Discovery – Booking Form

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MV Discovery Boat Specifications & Technical Information

General Information
Length 26 Metres
Beam 6 Metres
Draught 2.5 Metres
Fuel Capacity 6 000 Litres
Water Capacity 12 000 Litres
2 x Main Engine 345 hp
Maximum Speed 12 Knots/hour
Power Supplies 24V, 220V, 380V
Tanks 12 and 15 Litres
Tankm Pillar Valves Int. A clamp
Compressors 2 x Hamworthy
Emergency Oxygen 2 x 50 Litres
First Aid Full kit
Navigation Equipment Radar, GPS, Depth sounder
Communications VHF & UHF radio, satellite phone
Safety Dinghy, Life Raft
Life Jackets 30

 

a – Air conditioned customer cabins, 2m x 2m Boat Layout MV Discovery Liveaboard
b – Staff cabins
c – 2 x heads, 1 x extra restroom
d – 2 x extra fresh water showers
e – Forward sundeck
f – Galley
g – Stairs to the upper deck
h – Camera and video shelf
i – Diving platform, 2m x 6m
j – Stairs to lower sundeck
k – To the engine & compressors
l – Cold drinks bar
m – Captain’s cabin
n – Lounge, A/V equipment, sat phone
o – Dining area
p – Shaded, cushioned “chill-out” zone
q – Stairs to lower deck
r – Ladder to top deck
s – Inflatable dinghy

 

 

MV Discovery Schedule

SCHEDULE 2010-2011
MONTH
CRUISE CODE
DATES
  DESTINATIONS
DAYS / NIGHTS
APRIL
A 26

26 Apr – 30 Apr

3 / 4
JULY – AUGUST

GS 01

Please ask for confirmed dates
Southern Islands
3/ 2
OCTOBER
A 01
15 Oct – 20 Oct
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock

4 / 5
A 02
22 Oct – 26 Oct
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 03
28 Oct – 01 Nov
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
NOVEMBER
A 04
03 Nov – 08 Nov
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
4 / 5
A 05
09 Nov – 13 Nov
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 01
13 Nov – 16 Nov
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 01
09 Nov – 16 Nov
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 01 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 06
17 Nov – 21 Nov
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 07
22 Nov – 26 Nov
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 02
26 Nov – 29 Nov
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 02
22 Nov – 29 Nov
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 02 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
DECEMBER
A 08
30 Nov – 04 Dec
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 09
05 Dec – 10 Dec
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
4 / 5

A 10

11 Dec – 15 Dec
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 03
15 Dec – 18 Dec
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 03
10 Dec – 18 Dec
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 03 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 11
19 Dec – 23 Dec
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 12
24 Dec – 28 Dec
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 13
29 Dec – 02 |Jan
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
JANUARY 2011
A14
3 Jan – 7 Jan
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 04
7 Jan – 10 Jan
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 04
3 Jan – 10 Jan
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 04 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 15
11 Jan – 15 Jan
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 05
15 Jan – 18 Jan
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 05
11 Jan – 18 Jan
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 05 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 16
19 Jan – 23 Jan
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 06
23 Jan – 26 Jan
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 06
19 Jan – 26 Jan
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 06 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
B 01
28 Jan – 05 Feb
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock, Burma Banks, Mergui Archipelago
7 / 8
FEBRUARY
A 17
06 Feb – 11 Feb
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
4 / 5

A 18

12 Feb – 16 Feb
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 07
16 Feb – 19 Feb
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 07
12 Feb – 19 Feb
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 07 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 19
21 Feb – 25 Feb
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 20
26 Feb – 02 Mar
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
MARCH
B 02
04 Mar – 12 Mar
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock, Burma Banks, Mergui Archipelago
7 / 8

A 18

13 Mar – 17 Mar
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 08
17 Mar – 20 Mar
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 08
13 Mar – 20 Mar
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 08 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 22
21 Mar – 25 Mar
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 3
B 03
26 Mar – 03 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock, Burma Banks, Mergui Archipelago
7 / 8
APRIL
A 16
05 Apr – 09 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
HD 09
09 Apr – 12 Apr
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
3 / 3
AS 09
05 Apr – 12 Apr
Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
7 / 7
AS 09 sc
As above, including Sea Canoeing
A 24
14 Apr – 18 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
B 04
19 Apr – 27 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock, Burma Banks, Mergui Archipelago
7 / 8
A 25
28 Apr – 02 May
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
MAY
A 26
03 Apr – 07 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
3 / 4
A 27
08 Apr – 13 Apr
Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock
4 / 5
JULY – AUGUST 2011
GS 01
Please ask for confirmed dates
Hin Daeng, Hin Muang
4 / 4

 

 

MV Discovery Prices

PRICES 2010-2011
MONTH
CRUISE CODE
DATES
PRICES
# OF DIVES
DAYS / NIGHTS
APRIL
A 26

26 Apr – 30 Apr

22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
JULY – AUGUST

GS 01

Please ask for confirmed dates
Please ask for price
11
3/ 2
OCTOBER
A 01
15 Oct – 20 Oct
26,000 THB
16
4 / 5
A 02
22 Oct – 26 Oct
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 03
28 Oct – 01 Nov
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
NOVEMBER
A 04
03 Nov – 08 Nov
26,000 THB
16
4 / 5
A 05
09 Nov – 13 Nov
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 01
13 Nov – 16 Nov
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 01
09 Nov – 16 Nov
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 01 sc
43,500 THB
A 06
17 Nov – 21 Nov
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 07
22 Nov – 26 Nov
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 02
26 Nov – 29 Nov
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 02
22 Nov – 29 Nov
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 02 sc
43,500 THB
DECEMBER
A 08
30 Nov – 04 Dec
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 09
05 Dec – 10 Dec
26,000 THB
16
4 / 5

A 10

11 Dec – 15 Dec
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 03
15 Dec – 18 Dec
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 03
10 Dec – 18 Dec
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 03 sc
43,500 THB
A 11
19 Dec – 23 Dec
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 12
24 Dec – 28 Dec
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 13
29 Dec – 02 |Jan
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
JANUARY 2011
A14
3 Jan – 7 Jan
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 04
7 Jan – 10 Jan
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 04
3 Jan – 10 Jan
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 04 sc
43,500 THB
A 15
11 Jan – 15 Jan
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 05
15 Jan – 18 Jan
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 05
11 Jan – 18 Jan
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 05 sc
43,500 THB
A 16
19 Jan – 23 Jan
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 06
23 Jan – 26 Jan
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 06
19 Jan – 26 Jan
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 06 sc
43,500 THB
B 01
28 Jan – 05 Feb
49,500 THB
Over 23
7 / 8
FEBRUARY
A 17
06 Feb – 11 Feb
26,000 THB
16
4 / 5

A 18

12 Feb – 16 Feb
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 07
16 Feb – 19 Feb
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 07
12 Feb – 19 Feb
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 07 sc
43,500 THB
A 19
21 Feb – 25 Feb
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 20
26 Feb – 02 Mar
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
MARCH
B 02
04 Mar – 12 Mar
49,500 THB
Over 23
7 / 8

A 18

13 Mar – 17 Mar
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 08
17 Mar – 20 Mar
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 08
13 Mar – 20 Mar
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 08 sc
43,500 THB
A 22
21 Mar – 25 Mar
22,000 THB
12
3 / 3
B 03
26 Mar – 03 Apr
49,500 THB
Over 23
7 / 8
APRIL
A 16
05 Apr – 09 Apr
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
HD 09
09 Apr – 12 Apr
20,000 THB
12
3 / 3
AS 09
05 Apr – 12 Apr
39,900 THB
24
7 / 7
AS 09 sc
43,500 THB
A 24
14 Apr – 18 Apr
22,000 THB

12
3 / 4
B 04
19 Apr – 27 Apr
49,500 THB
Over 23
7 / 8
A 25
28 Apr – 02 May
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
MAY
A 26
03 Apr – 07 Apr
22,000 THB
12
3 / 4
A 27
08 Apr – 13 Apr
26,000 THB
16
4 / 5
JULY – AUGUST 2011
GS 01
Please ask for confirmed dates
Please ask for price
14
4 / 4

 

Prices Include Prices Do Not Include
Full accommodation in airconditioned or fan cabin Alcoholic drinks
All meals Similan Marine National Park Fee
Tea, coffee and fruits Diving courses
Tanks (not NITROX) and weights Nitrox tanks (except where expressely stated)
Up to 4 dives/day including night dive Diving Rental equipment
A qualified PADI Divemaster as your dive guide Certification or specialty courses
EANx Nitrox tanks  
 
National Marine Park Fee
Diving with Mv Discovery in the scheduled areas involves entering the Similan National Marine Parks and/or Burma, where a fee is charged per person.. The prices below are per scheduled liveaboard dive trip.
Days / Nights per cruise Similan Islands Fees
3 / 3 1,000 Thai Baht
3 / 4 1,400 Thai Baht
4 / 5 1,400 Thai Baht
7 / 7 2,400 Thai Baht
7 / 8 1,200 Thai Baht (+ Burma Entry Fee)

Burma Entry

200 USD