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6D5N Holiday Similan Islands / Koh Bon / Koh Tachai / Richelieu Rock

6D5N Similan Islands ITINERARY

- guests must have tour insurance (covered by DiveRACE)
- guests must indicate passport details to national park beforehand
- national park tickets must be bought before trip departure

*Due to the above new regulations coming into effect on 15th Oct 2018, dive itinerary would be subjected to changes if necessary.

Day 1

0 dives

Scheduled pick up (between 4-8pm)

Transfer to Thap Lamu pier, near Khao Lak, to MV DiveRACE Class E for welcome and Dinner on board

Sail overnight to Similan Islands (sailing time between 4 – 5 hours)


Day 2

3 day dives + 1 night dive

Dives (Shark fin reef / Boulder City / Anita’s Reef / Honeymoon Bay etc), and Night dive around Similan Islands


Day 3

4 day dives

Dives (elephant head rock / west of eden / 3 trees / Snapper Alley) around Similan Islands + Visit to Island #8 (Sail Rock)


Day 4

4 day dives

Dives around Similan Islands (Xmas Point / North Point) & Koh Bon (North Reef / Ridge / Pinnacle) & Koh Tachai (Reef)


Day 5

4 day dives

Dives around Koh Tachai (Pinnacle / Reef) & Richelieu Rock.


Day 6

2 day dives

Boonsung wreck or MV Sea Chart wreck and Premchai wreck. Return to Thap Lamu pier by 1.30pm. Transfer back to hotel by 5pm/ Airport by 3.30pm.

* Note: if you have to fly on the day of arrival (day 6) you will NOT be able to dive the last 2 dives or reschedule. This is to allow for your minimum surface interval/No Fly Time (as recommended by PADI).


**Please take note that DiveRACE reserves the right to:
- make changes to the timing and destination of the trip in the event of any unforeseen circumstances.
- imposed a fuel surcharge if necessary

Embarkation / Disembarkation

Thap Lamu Pier, Near Khao Lak

Dive Trip Package

What is included?

What is excluded?

  • All nights’ accommodation on board
  • All meals (Western & Thai) snacks, hot beverages, coffee, tea, Milo
  • Towel, daily cabin services
  • Fresh hot towel and drink after every dive
  • Tanks, weight belt, weights
  • Dive guides
  • Free Scheduled Pick Up/ Drop Offs anywhere in Phuket


  • All flights & hotels stay
  • National Marine Park fee
  • Dive & travel insurance
  • Massage services
  • Laundry services
  • Soft drinks, alcohol
  • Nespresso coffee
  • Diving gear subject to availability


Dive Site Information

Water Temp: 27-30 degrees Celsius
Visibility: 10-40 meters
Dive Experience: Suitable for all levels
Best Time to Dive: November to April

Additional Trip Notes

National Marine Park fee: 2,000THB/ diver, 1,200THB/ non-diver. Fees to be collected in CASH at beginning of trip (Thai baht).

Transfers range between 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on where guests are staying.

Dive Insurance is compulsory for this trip. We also strongly advise you to get travel insurance. Please check your travel insurance policy for your diving needs. We recommend Diver Alert Network or DAN Asia Pacific if you are not covered.

Services on Board



Thai Massage

600THB per hour

Soft drink




Nespresso Coffee (only on Class E)


Equipment Rental

Item Name

Rental Cost

Lost Equipment charges

Buoyancy Control Device

250THB per day



250THB per day



100THB per day



100THB per day



250THB per day


15L Aluminum Tank

350THB per day


Underwater Torch

250THB per day


Dive Computer

350THB per day


Full Set (Mask, Fins, Wetsuit, BCD, Reg)

700THB per day


Nitrox Fills

300THB per fill

Buy 6 get 1 free


2lb Lead Weights

Free of Charge

250THB per piece

Weight Belt

Free of Charge



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