Do your advanced course in the Similan Islands

Similan liveaboard with Advanced course

A good way to get advanced certified is to combine the course with a liveaboard. The 5 course dives fit easily into a liveaboard itinerary. Booking a liveaboard and advanced course together saves money.

We have several liveaboard + AOWC options, this is one example:

2d 1n Similan & Koh Bon with PADI AOWC

  • Price per diver: 23,400 baht
  • Equipment set (bcd, reg, mask, ws, fins): 1,000 baht
  • Marine Park fees: 900 baht
  • Non diving partners can join for 9,900 baht per person

What’s included

  • 7 dives at the Similan Islands and Koh Bon.
  • All dives are guided by an experienced PADI instructor.
  • Tanks, weights, weight belt.
  • One night accommodation in a twin share cabin with air conditioning. Shared bathrooms.
  • All meals, drinking water, tea, coffee.
  • Round trip land transfers by air conditioned minibus from Phuket hotels in Patong, Karon, Kata and Chalong beach areas. (Transfers can also be provided from Khao Lak).
  • PADI manual and certification fee.

What’s not included: Equipment rental, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, towels, hotel transfers from other areas (available for an extra charge).

Who is this liveaboard for?

  • Open Water certified divers who would like to get advanced certified at Thailand’s best dive sites.

When to go?

  • The Similan Islands diving season is from 15 Oct – 15 May
  • Trips run Tues-Wed or Sat-Sun (if these dates don’t suit you please contact us and we’ll look for alternative boats).

Book now

  • Contact us now to book your diving or to ask any questions you have
  • Online payment – no bank fees
  • Best price promise


Day 1:

0600-0745 hrs: Pick up from your hotel. Transfer by AC minivan to Thap Lamu pier (Khao Lak).

0830 hrs: Speedboat transfer 90 minutes to the liveaboard island at the Similan Islands.

1030-1130 hrs: Dive 1 Similan Islands

1200 hrs: Lunch on board

1300-1400 hrs: Dive 2 Similan Islands

1600-1700 hrs: Dive 3 Similan Islands

1900-1930 hrs: Night dive Similan Islands

2000 hrs: Dinner on board

Day 2:

0615 hrs: Morning call, coffee, dive briefing

0700-0800 hrs: Dive 5 Similan Islands

0800 hrs: Breakfast on board

1030-1130 hrs: Dive 6 Koh Bon

1200 hrs: Lunch on board

1300-1400 hrs: Dive 7 Koh Bon

1430-1630 hrs: Speedboat transfer back to Thap Lamu pier

1630-1900 hrs: Transfer back to your hotel by AC minivan

*itineraries are subject to change at the discretion of the captain and tour leader and dependent on weather/tide conditions.

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