The Thailand Aggressor, a 35m motor yacht with a steel hull, brings a touch of class to the Thailand diving scene, bringing its trademark features of comfort and safety to the Andaman Sea. Operating 7 night Similan liveaboard trips out of Khao Lak in Thailand, the Thailand Aggressor sleeps up to 16 guests in twin or double ensuite staterooms which come complete with TVs and a hard drive of entertainment.
As you might expect of a boat from this reputable fleet, there is a cosily-furnished saloon and separate dining room on the main deck where you can relax in air-conditioned comfort. Entertainment facilities include flastcreen TV, DVD and music system plus library of books and magazines. Internet is available via the satellite system at extra cost. On the sun deck you can soak up the rays, chill in the shade or cool off in the tub. Enjoy a glass of wine or a local beer as these are free of charge on this trip!
Photographers will appreciate facilities like the computer, photo and video editing facility, multiple charging sites throughout the boat, as well as the dive deck's camera rinse tank and camera table. The emphasis on safety on this liveaboard leaves many other local options in the shade, complying with international SOLAS standards and featuring multiple radios, radar and signalling devices.
Liveaboards in the Mergui Archipelago are often simple affairs where visitors need to sacrifice luxury in order to partake in the pioneering atmosphere of diving Myanmar's waters. With the Thailand Aggressor you can have it all: great scuba diving, sites free of other divers, delicious food, comfort and safety.
Dive experience: Aggressor expect divers to accept personal responsibility for their fitness to dive on their Thailand liveaboards.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, coffee, tea, drinking water, soft drinks, local beer and wine, transfers to the boat from the airport (7 days notice is required), dives, experienced English-speaking divemasters , tanks, weights and weight belts.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Similan park fee US$ 95 per person, 7% VAT tax for onboard services/purchases, scuba equipment rental (7 nights US$ 175, 10 nights US$ 260), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers: 7 nights US$ 100, 10 nights US$ 150, dive computer, from/to hotel transfers. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Thailand Aggressor departs at 8 pm from Tap Lamu pier in Khao Lak for its Thailand trips. A minibus service from Phuket to the boat is provided at 4 pm. Boarding takes place between 5-6 pm. The last dive of the trip will be at around 2 pm on the last day of the trip, and the boat arrives back at the pier later that evening. Disembarkation is at 8 am and you will be back in Phuket by 10 am. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
For more details see our Thailand travel information section.
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
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 65% of the published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 5 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Deluxe stateroom free of charge (total 6 guests or more). Pay for 8 guests and 2 extra persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe stateroom free of charge (total 10 guests or more). Whole boat charter rate equivalent to: Pay for 13 guests and 3 extra persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe stateroom free of charge (total 16 guests).
There are 3 Master staterooms with a queen bed: 1 on the lower deck and 2 on the middle deck. 5 Deluxe staterooms on the middle deck all with 2 single beds side by side that can be joined.. All staterooms have en-suite private bathrooms.
All the liveaboard staterooms have:
Sea-view windows (1 Master stateroom has portholes only)
Enriched air nitrox - motorised dinghy - 40m² dive deck & platform - air-conditioned saloon with DVD video & music - air-conditioned dining area - sundeck with loungers and hot tub - underwater cameras - laptop & CD burner - water dispenser
The Aggressor liveaboard fleet is accustomed to catering to American appetites so expect tasty food and plenty of it. A cooked breakfast is followed by a buffet-style lunch and a served dinner. You can expect plenty of seafood, beef, chicken, salads and soups plus homemade desserts. On the last night of the cruise guests dine ashore at restaurants recommended by the staff after a cocktail party on the boat. On the boat, dietary requirements can be met within reason although the location is remote so you may wish to bring special ingredients if necessary.
Thai, Asian and international main meal dishes.
Buffet style lunch, served dinner in the dining area on the main deck.
Dinner is the first meal of the diving cruise.
Coffee, tea, soft drinks, hot chocolate, fruit, water, snacks and biscuits are provided free of charge.
Local beer and wine are also provided free of charge.
Sample meals - Tomato Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing, Cumin Pork Chops with Pineapple & Papaya Salsa, Sautéed Squash with Black Olives, Fresh Raisin Bread Apple & Peach Cobbler A La Mode ...