Best way to dive the famous Similan Islands?

Experience the Ultimate Scuba Diving Adventure in the Similan Islands

Are you a diving enthusiast looking for your next underwater adventure? Look no further than the Similan Islands, a group of nine stunning islands located in the Andaman Sea, off the coast of Thailand. The Similans are renowned for their crystal-clear waters, breathtaking coral reefs, and an abundance of marine life. And the best way to explore this underwater paradise is through a Thailand liveaboard diving expedition.

Why the Similan Islands?

The Similan Islands are a popular diving destination for a reason. The islands are surrounded by some of the clearest and warmest waters in the world, which makes for excellent visibility and ideal diving conditions. The underwater landscape is diverse and varied, with steep walls, coral gardens, and submerged boulders that provide a home to a huge range of marine life. You can expect to see colorful tropical fish, turtles, reef sharks, and even whale sharks if you’re lucky.

What is a liveaboard diving expedition?

A liveaboard diving expedition is a unique type of scuba diving experience, where you stay aboard a boat for multiple days and dive in different locations every day. This way, you can explore a variety of dive sites that are not easily accessible from shore, and you get to experience the underwater world in a completely different way.

DiveRACE Liveaboard!

MV DiveRACE Class E is a dive vessel designed to cater to the needs of professional divers and adventurers who want to explore the depths of the ocean. This vessel is designed and built with the expertise of certified naval architects and features advanced facilities such as nitrox, tri-mix, and rebreather support. Its dive operation ensures the safety and comfort of divers during their underwater excursions. It is also equipped with high-tech navigation and communication systems, as well as spacious accommodations and lounges to provide guests with a comfortable and enjoyable experience during their dive trip in Thailand. Overall, MV DiveRACE Class E is a top-of-the-line dive vessel in Thailand that offers an exceptional diving experience for those seeking adventure in the underwater world.

What to expect on DiveRACE diving expedition in the Similan Islands?

A typical DiveRACE liveaboard diving expedition to the Similan Islands lasts for four to six days, depending on your preference. You will spend your days diving, exploring the islands, and soaking in the beautiful scenery. The Similan diving schedule usually includes three to four dives a day, with the option of night dives, too. The boat crew will take care of all your needs, including meals, drinks, and accommodation.

You will be assigned one of our comfortable and spacious cabin on the boat, which will be your home for the duration of the trip. The cabins are equipped with individually controlled air conditioning and private ensuite bathrooms. The boat will also have communal areas where you can relax and socialize with other divers, including an indoor air conditioned lounge, a dining area, and an enormous sundeck.

The diving itself is a unique and exhilarating experience. You will be exploring a range of dive sites, each with its own unique features and marine life. The Similan Islands are home to some of the most famous dive sites in the world, including Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, and Koh Tachai, which are known for their impressive schools of fish, colourful coral formations, and the chance to spot whale sharks and manta rays.


Scuba liveaboard trips to the Similan Islands is an experience of a lifetime. With crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and stunning landscapes, this destination is a must-visit for all diving enthusiasts. A liveaboard diving expedition by DiveRACE will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the underwater world, explore the best dive sites in Thailand, and all while in comfort! So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, grab your dive gear, and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

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Lionel Lim

Always wonder how awesome it would be to talk to fishes