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MV Manta Queen 6
From USD 154 per day
Length
25m
83 ft
Max 16
Nitrox
PADI
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At a glance...
  • Cruises Similans, Richelieu Rock, Khao Lak
  • 4 bathrooms, each shared by 2 cabins
  • Dive The World Gold Range product
  • Multi-lingual crew of 11
  • 12 and 15 litre tanks available

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MV Manta Queen 6 is a 25m Thailand liveaboard operating 4 night diving safaris to the Similan islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. With nitrox, 15 litre tanks and fresh water showers on the dive deck, this intimate liveaboard is a great value-for-money choice.

16 guests is the maximum on board, accommodated in 8 twin bed cabins. Meals are a chef-prepared affair enjoyed in the open air with every changing views of the Thai islands. The multi-lingual crew of 11 creates a warm atmosphere and plenty of 1-on-1 service on Manta Queen 6. You won’t get lost in the crowd on this liveaboard.

Guests socialise in the open air dining/saloon on the upper deck shaded from the tropical sun. It features TV, DVD player, movie library and often has music playing throughout the day. There is also a reading library of general interest plus diving related books and magazines, as well as some board games, cards and chess.

For those who want to work on their tan, you can stretch out on sun mats on the sundeck at the bow of the main deck.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Notes: If your last dive was more than 1 year ago and you have less than 50 dives, a scuba review is mandatory and you cannot do this on this boat. You can enroll in the advanced course and then no scuba review is needed. If you have not dived in 2 years, then a scuba review is mandatory.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, return transfers to the boat from Khao Lak (only), dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), (4-5 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts), torches.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive insurance, Similan and Surin park fee at approximately US$ 6 per day, with an entry fee of US$ 15, to be paid in advance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival at the dive shop in Khao Lak (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for certified divers (US$ 69 per trip), dive equipment (full set US$ 49 per trip) to be paid in advance, dive computer, 15 litre tanks, 2 hour scuba review in a pool the day before the trip (US$ 76), minibus transfer to the boat from Phuket and Phuket airport at scheduled times (US$ 8 each way). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival at the dive shop in Khao Lak (cash or credit card).

How to get there: Manta Queen 6 Similan dive safaris depart in the evening from Khao Lak. A minibus service to and from the liveaboard is available. It is free of charge to/from all hotels in Khao Lak, and at extra cost to/from Phuket or Phuket Airport. For more information see our Thailand travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:15 hrs on the last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: Approximately 9% off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 91% of the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Please contact us for prices. See whole boat charter rate below, which is equivalent to pay for 13 guests and 3 additional persons can join free of charge (total 16 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 2 286.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 8 Standard cabins on Manta Queen 6. They are all on the main deck and are feature twin bunk beds and small windows. There are 4 bathrooms on the main deck, each is shared by 2 cabins.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning and fan
  • Sea-view windows
  • Towels and toiletries
  • Mains outlet 220 volts - 24 hours per day. No adaptors available
  • Bedding and shelves
  • Fire warning system
  • Life jackets
No. of bathrooms / showers - 6 / 6 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The liveaboard crew comprises:
  • Tour leader
  • 3 divemasters
  • Captain
  • 2 Cooks
  • Engineer
  • 3 Deck hands
Enriched air nitrox - Motorised dive dinghy - 25m² dive deck & 7.5m² platform with fresh water showers - Camera rinse tank - Open-air social/dining area with movie library, fish books and diving magazines - 12m² sundeck with sun mattresses - water dispenser

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
The dining experience on board the Manta Queen 6 takes place in the shaded open-air dining area. Meals are enjoyed in the fresh air set against a backdrop of Similan island views. You can expect a mixture of Thai dishes and western cuisine. Meals are MSG free and they will make efforts to cater for all dining requirements.
  • Thai and international meals.
  • Open-air buffet-style dining on the upper deck.
  • Food includes pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks.
  • Coffee, tea, drinking water, fruit, biscuits are provided free of charge.
  • Soft drinks and beers are available for purchase.
  • The dining service begins with a light dinner on the first evening of the cruise.
  • Please send notice of of any special dietary requirements. No MSG is used.
  • This liveaboard operator rates their dining as important.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in year 2013, refurbished annually
  • Size - 25m x 5m
  • Top speed - 12 knots
  • Cruising speed - 10 knots
  • 2 x 300 HP Hino engines
  • 2 x 50 KW ISUZU generators
  • 2 x Bauer compressors
  • Enriched air nitrox
  • 28 x 12 litre aluminium tanks with DIN and international fittings
  • Limited 15 litre tanks available
  • Electricity 220V and 240V - 24 hours per day
  • Water capacity - 800 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 2,000 litres
  • Environmental waste storage tank

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • Life rafts (for 20 passengers)
  • 1 x 30 HP Yamaha dive dinghy
  • Radios - frequencies unknown
  • Global positioning system (GPS)
  • No radar
  • Sounder - brand unknown
  • Mobile telephone
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Medic first aid box
  • Oxygen - 40,000 litres
  • Life jackets in cabins - 30
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • Searchlight and horn
  • Emergency signalling device
  • Customer dive insurance is not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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