MARCO POLO I COUPLE OFFER I NOV - APR 2020 I 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS I SIMILAN, SURIN, RICHELIEU ROCK I THAILAND

MARCO POLO I COUPLE OFFER I NOV - APR 2020 I 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS I SIMILAN, SURIN, RICHELIEU ROCK I THAILAND
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Superb small liveaboard for 14 guests, built especially for diving. Free Nitrox, free soft drinks. Premium Rental equipment available. Naturalist trips and guide. Snorkellers and Non Divers welcome.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • This is couple offer 10% discount in 2 bookings
  • Departures from November 2019 - April 2020, every week on Tuesday
  • Languages spoken on board - English, German
  • The best dive sites in the Andaman Sea - Koh Bon - West Ridge, Koh Tachai Pinnacle, Richelieu Rock and the Similan hot dive spots
  • Similan Islands - Anita's Reef, West of Eden, Elephant Head Rock, Eagle Rock, Christmas Point, North Point, 3 Trees
  • Clear waters and widespread corals make these islands wonderful for divers
  • Giant whale sharks, manta rays, leopard sharks, scorpionfish, blue-spotted stingrays
  • Tender over to the beautiful white-sand beaches of the Similan Islands
  • Snorkels, non divers and families welcome
  • Free Nitrox
  • Free soft drinks
  • Budget friendly liveaboard
  • Naturalist Itineraries, Naturalist Guide
  • Custom built for diving

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from platform
  • DIN Adaptors, Courses ($), Dive deck, Shaded Diving Area
  • Camera Station, Charging stations, Outside Showers, Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Aircon Cabins, Daily housekeeping, Audio & video entertainment, Sun Deck, Al Fresco Dining
  • Food, Local and International, Buffet, Vegetarian, snacks, soft drinks included
  • Beer available to purchase on board, 
  • Radar, Depth Sounder, GPS, Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts, Life Vests, Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen, First Aid Kits, Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid

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OUR BOAT

The 23m MV Marco Polo Liveaboard was custom built for diving and offers 6-night dive trips to the Andaman Sea from November-April. 

OUR CABINS

The M/V Marco Polo 7 cabins onboard, catering to a maximum of 14 guests, who can choose between a fan or air-conditioned cabin. There are five A/C cabins, two of which are equipped with a double bed and an extra single bed, giving you extra space for sleeping or storing your personal goods like cameras, housings, flash guns, etc. Each cabin has been designed with an individual interior for your comfort. There is a honeymoon suite located at the bow (front of the ship) and has a king-size bed. All A/C cabins have individual air con units with remote control so that you can adjust the temperature to your own comfort level. Each cabin has a reading light and 220 V outlets and we provide electricity 24 hours a day. 

Each fan controlled cabin has a reading light and 220 V outlets and we provide electricity 24 hours a day. Each cabin has been designed with an individual interior. The two fan cabins offer spacious bunk beds for a comfortable night and also enough space for all of your personal belongings. Like in the A/C cabins, you will find clothes-hangers and towel rails.

AMENITIES

The ‘Party Deck’ offers plenty of room for relaxation in this cool, shady area, and leads on to the good sized salon where there is a TV to view your underwater footage or relax and listen to music.

FOOD ON BOARD

Meals are a mix of International and vibrant Thai cuisine and all meals are cooked fresh. Snacks throughout the day are included along with water, tes, coffee and soft drinks. Beer is available on board to purchase.

DIVING WITH US

The MV Marco Polo was custom built for diving, and offers a large covered dive deck with camera rinse tanks and ample space for kitting up and gear storage. Divers will have the chance to do 22 dives, 5 of these being night dives, in the amazing dive areas of Similan Islands, Surin and the Whale Sharks of Richelieu Rock. Divers (with Enriched Air Certification) can also enjoy free Nitrox on their dives.

Every week, she embarks on a 6 night liveaboard cruise to showcase the reefs and marine life around the Similan Islands as well as heading north towards the world-famous Richelieu Rock. Experience the best scuba diving trip Thailand has to offer at these premier dive sites in the Andaman Sea!

DOUBLE AIR CONDITIONED CABINS

There are five A/C cabins, two of which are equipped with a double bed and an extra single bed, giving you extra space for sleeping or storing your personal goods like cameras, housings, flashes, etc. Each cabin has been designed with an individual interior for your comfort. There is a honeymoon suite located at the bow (front of the ship) and has a king-size bed. All A/C cabins have individual air con units with remote control so that you can adjust the temperature to your own comfort level. Each cabin has a reading light and 220 V outlets and we provide electricity 24 hours a day.

  • Max occupancy: 2 people
  • Bedding: Single and Double
  • Ensuite Bathroom: No
  • Aircon: Aircon with control in room

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DOUBLE FAN CONTROLLED CABINS

Each cabin has a reading light and 220 V outlets and we provide electricity 24 hours a day. Each cabin has been designed with an individual interior. The 2 fan cabins offer spacious bunk beds for a comfortable night and also enough space for all of your personal belongings. Like in the A/C cabins, you will find clothes-hangers and towel rails.

  • Max occupancy: 2 people
  • Bedding: Single and Double
  • Ensuite Bathroom: No
  • Aircon: Fan only

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Ao Chalong Bay and ends in Ao Chalong Bay
  • The closest airport is Phuket Intl (HKT)

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • Hotel pickup time is in the evening
  • The boat departs Ao Chalong Bay at around 20:00 on the same day
  • DIN/INT adaptors are available on board
  • Towels and soap are included

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • Your last dives will be on the last day around 11:00
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back in Ao Chalong Bay in the afternoon on the last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 18:00 on the last day.
  • Hotel drop-off time is between 19:00 and 20:00

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • The Marine Park Fees are to be paid by the customers at "Trip Check in". Thai Baht cash only accepted for this fee - no VAT added.
  • Dive equipment rental to be paid at trip check in - by credit card or cash
  • Showing proof of personal Scuba Diving accident and Evacuation Insurance coverage is mandatory
  • National Park rules: Single use Plastic is no longer allowed

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Each diver needs to have at least Open Water certification with 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • Each passenger  is to keep a copy of their passport to check at trip departure
  • Approx. 22 dives
  • Open Water, Snorkels and non divers welcome
  • A diving safari is the ultimate way to experience these amazing islands
  • Amazing white sandy beaches
  • Snorkels and beginners divers welcome
  • Diving in this area is considered the best Thailand diving
  • This itinerary takes you to the Similan islands, Surin and Richelieu Rock
  • Away for long stretches on the Andaman sea, with wildlife-rich dive sites around the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, the spectacular coral gardens of Koh Tachai and the renowned Richelieu Rock.
  • Massive boulders, caves, reefs and passages are home to over 500 species of hard and soft corals and astonishing pelagic life such as leopard sharks, guitar rays, whale sharks, manta rays and turtles.
  • Depth: 5 - >40m - Visibility: 20 - 40m - Currents: Moderate- Surface conditions: Calm - Water temperature: 26 - 29°C - 

PROGRAM

  • You will dive the best possible dives sites on each day that are available and will include

Day 1 

  • Transfer from hotel, depart around 20.00 from Ao Chalong Bay

Day 2 - 7

  • This liveaboard cruise takes you to the best dive sites in the Andaman sea.
  • The first 1-2 days will be spend at the Similan Islands before heading further north to Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin Islands National Park and the world famous Richelieu Rock.
  • Our dive guides will choose the best dive sites depending on the conditions, ensuring that you will have an interesting mix of coral reefs, rock formations and off shore dive sites.
  • your last dive will be on day 7 at approximately 11.00, then return to Phuket 

Highlights

  • Koh Tachai Pinnacle
  • Koh Bon Westridge ( a manta hotspot)
  • Richelieu Rock
  • Elephant Head
  • Deep Six 
  • Anitas Reef and West of Eden
  • Hideaway Bay
  • Eagle Rock and Christmas Point
  • Turtle Head Rock
  • North Point, 3 Trees 

Marine Life:

  • White Tip Reef Sharks, Napoleon Wrasse, Manta Rays, Nurse Sharks, Barracudas, schooling Fusiliers, Banner fish, Nudibranchs, Eels

INCLUDED

  • VAT 
  • Fuel Surcharge 
  • Port Fees
  • Hotel Transfer from Khao Lak area
  • Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks 
  • Diving Package, weights, tanks
  • Dive Guide 
  • Nitrox 
  • Land Excursions 
  • Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

NOT INCLUDED 

  • National Park Fees  2700 Baht for divers, 1500 Baht for non divers
  • Airport Transfer / transfers from Phuket
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Extra Dives
  • Nitrox Course
  • Private Dive Guide
  • Rental Gear
  • Full Scuba Equipment 900 THB per day
  • Premium Full Scuba set 1500 THB per day
  • Dive Computer 400 THb per day
  • 15l Tanks 150 THB per day
  • Scuba Diving Courses
  • Snorkel Gear
  • Gratuities 

CANCELLATION POLICY

What if I need to cancel my booking?

Your reservation request is obligation free and you can cancel anytime within the first 48 hours. During this time you can easily find matching flights and get answers from our reservations team to any further questions you may have.

After you have confirmed and paid for your reservation, the following cancellation policy applies:

  • 30 % no refund
  • 90 days out = 70 % refund

In case of cancellation the refund will be transferred to your bank account, credit card or paypal account within 10 business days

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

  • Make sure you meet the requirements for your nationality and entry into the country you are visiting,
  • Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after the date you plan to leave the country.
  • Dive insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all our trips: bring your certificate as proof.
  • It is strongly recommended that you take out travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of dive vacation booked.
  • Check the electrical standards in your country before traveling and bring the appropriate adapter if necessary.
  • Itinerary and number of dives are indicative and subject to weather and conditions: safety always comes first.
  • All divers must provide their dive certification card.
  • Dive computers are mandatory
  • Local tariffs, fuel changes, distance tariffs, port tariffs, changes in government policy, changes in the price of oil, etc. The ship requests them. We strive to report any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not entitle you to cancel the trip.

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