M/V Similan Explorer Pictures and Layout

M/V Similan Explorer

The M/V Similan Explorer has a wooden monohull and 3 decks. The main deck has 6 cabins for our guests, 4 Twin Bunk bed, and 2 Quad (4) Berth cabins these cabins are fitted with curtains for each bunk bed for your privacy.
All cabins are air conditioned and have a sea view window that opens. There are 2 more cabins with double beds on the upper deck these are our sea view cabins when you open the cabin door the view is the ocean and islands. All cabins have 220v plugs, so you can charge your battery packs or your lights.

The upper deck has 2 double bed cabins for guests and where you can find the wheel house (captains quarters) at the bow. At the stern is the eating area. Here you can help yourself with coffee, tea, toast, water, electrolyte drinks, fruits which are always on the table for your convenience.

The dinning area consists of 3 tables on each side of the dining area ample room for dining along the sides of the boat are open so you can enjoy the good weather to the maximum.
We have a large collection of fish identification books in several languages, your dive guide will enjoy explaining about the fish you have seen together, the dining area is a great place to relax and read a book.

Breakfast is European style: we serve Brown Bread, Omelettes, Fried eggs, Sausages, Corn Flakes, Muesli, fruits, and fresh ground coffee or Nescafe. Lunch and Dinner are served with traditional Thai food. We cater for Vegetarians, just tell us your needs.
We also have a TV and DVD player so any videos made on the trip can be reviewed, or relax and watch a movie. There is also a stereo so you can relax with some of your favourite CDs. Don't forget your MP3 player you can connect it to our stereo.

On the main deck at the stern is the Dive Platform and gearing up area for your diving equipment which has more than ample room to put on and store your dive gear we also have 36 Luxfer 12 ltr Tanks we use INT connection, we do have DIN adapters.
There are also 2 Bauer Mariner II compressors with an air cooling system with P41 air filters to give you the best Quality air.
Close at hand are the boat crew members, who are there to help you gear up and help you on your dive entry and exit. The crew will fill the tanks so all you do is dive. Most of the time you will be picked up by our boat or our dingy.
There are 3 toilets with showers and 2 showers on the dive deck.
The galley is also on the main deck. The food is prepared by the cook and her assistant cook.
We cater for Veg and none Veg, and any other special needs you require.
Don't worry about the famous Thai chilies! We can cook to your requirements.

The Sun Deck.
Lots of room here for getting your tan, we have sundeck chairs and also there is a shade cover at the back. This is a nice place for spotting Dolphins, Manta rays and Whale sharks while traveling to new dive sites and up here your always the one to spot the Dolphins first.

Quick Fact Sheet for M/V Similan Explorer:

Diving days
3 to 5
15,900 to 26,000 THB
upon request

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1st dive 07.30 am. The first dive is what we call a check dive, we can check how the air consumption is of the divers and put them in the groups of the same air consumption if they wish. Dive time is 55 min, then we do a 5 min safety stop. With most of the dives you are picked up by the liveaboard or our dingy this makes for easy stress free diving.

After breakfast you have 3hrs in-between dives. You can go to the beach with our dinghy and take a walk on deserted beaches or trek on some of the jungle trails, snorkel on the reefs, cool off in your A/C cabin or just relax on the boat with the new friends you made on this fantastic diving safari. Fish books are on board for you to read.

2nd Dive 11.30 am. After your second amazing dive lunch time is at 1 pm. After lunch you can visit the islands or just relax aboard M/V Similan Explorer, also you can always snorkel around the boat as the boat is moored near the islands.

3rd Dive 3.30 pm. After your dive snacks, fruits & drinks are served till your night dive. Snorkeling, swimming, or visit the beach.
Dinner is around 6 pm.

4th Dive 7 pm. The night dive or a dusk dive can be arranged if you like. Relax, talking and reflecting on the days beautiful creations you have seen together with your new friends. We have lots of fish books aboard for you to learn what you have seen today.

We have a Videographer aboard you may want to see your video on our DVD player.
We do 4 days diving and on the 5th day we do 2 dives in the morning then head back to Khaolak, arrival at the Taplamu pier is around 2 pm. in the afternoon, this gives you time for your onward travel.

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