BAVARIA I 20% DISCOUNT I JAN - MAY 2021 I SIMILAN, KOH BON, KOH TACHAI, RICHELIEU ROCK, SURIN I THAILAND

BAVARIA I 20% DISCOUNT I  JAN - MAY 2021 I SIMILAN, KOH BON, KOH TACHAI, RICHELIEU ROCK, SURIN I THAILAND
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The new European-owned boat has the best amenities. Discounts for non-divers, free wifi. Thai massages Experienced diving equipment. Comfortable cabins and fantastic cuisine. Nitrox.



HIGHLIGHTS

  • 21 - 22 Dives
  • Languages spoken - English German Spanish Thai
  • Visit the most mythical dive sites in Thailand and Myanmar
  • Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Similan and Surin islands 
  • Clear waters and widespread coral 
  • Whale sharks, reef sharks, manta rays and napoleon wrasse
  • Non-divers and Snorkellers welcome
  • Massage Services
  • Small dive groups
  • Cabins with bathrooms
  • Trip commences on Wednesday and finishes on Wednesday

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from platform
  • Tanks With Din Valves Din/Int Adapters 15L Tanks Available Nitrox ($) Rental Equipment ($) Massage Services ($) Wifi (free)
  • Battery Charging Station Warm-Water Showers Spacious Diving Platform 
  • Lounge/TV Area Equipment For Kids Movies Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Snorkelling, Land Excursions
  • Buffet, Vegetarian, Halal
  • Alcohol - beer and wine can be purchased on board
  • Payments on board - Cash
  • Satellite phone, VHF, mobile phone  GPS, radar, sonar
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon 
  • Emergency: first aid equipment, emergency blanket
  • 4 fire extinguishers, 40 life jackets, life raft
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Dates available
Departure: 20/01/2021
Arrival: 26/01/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 12
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 27/01/2021
Arrival: 02/02/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 15
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 24/02/2021
Arrival: 02/03/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 16
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 12/03/2021
Arrival: 09/03/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 17
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 24/03/2021
Arrival: 30/03/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 18
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 31/03/2021
Arrival: 06/04/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 18
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 28/04/2021
Arrival: 04/05/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 16
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure: 05/05/2021
Arrival: 11/05/2021
Duration: 6 nights
Spaces available: 16
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Taplamu - Taplamu
Departure Arrival Duration Spaces available Harbors (Departure - Arrival)
20/01/2021 26/01/2021 6 nights 12 Taplamu - Taplamu
27/01/2021 02/02/2021 6 nights 15 Taplamu - Taplamu
24/02/2021 02/03/2021 6 nights 16 Taplamu - Taplamu
12/03/2021 09/03/2021 6 nights 17 Taplamu - Taplamu
24/03/2021 30/03/2021 6 nights 18 Taplamu - Taplamu
31/03/2021 06/04/2021 6 nights 18 Taplamu - Taplamu
28/04/2021 04/05/2021 6 nights 16 Taplamu - Taplamu
05/05/2021 11/05/2021 6 nights 16 Taplamu - Taplamu

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OUR BOAT

The MV Bavaria was built in 2016 in Thailand according to the latest marine and safety standards, she is a steel ship 28 meters long and 6.5 meters wide.  Based on 15 years of experience in the dive industry, the ship was designed by divers for divers. It has all the amenities that a safari boat must have.

OUR CABINS

All guests are accommodated in comfortable cabins with air conditioning. The ship can accommodate a maximum of 24 guests in 12 cabins, all have individually adjustable air conditioners most with private bathrooms. On the upper deck there are two standard twin cabins with shared shower / WC. The main deck offers two deluxe cabins with double bed and shower / WC and six comfort twin cabins with shower / WC. The lower deck has two comfort cabins with double bed with shower / WC. The are housekeeping staff on board to service your cabin.

AMENITIES

Bavaria has a salon with the latest TV, DVD and stereo system to enjoy music or movies, wifi is free - when there is reception. There is a massage service on board to help you unwind after diving and a spacious partially covered sundeck with lots of loungers and mats. Two separate toilets are also available.

FOOD ON BOARD

Friendly staff and excellent food make for a pleasant stay during the safari. Three meals a day served buffet style - Breakfast, lunch, dinner plus snacks before and after dives. Soft drinks in bottles, drinking water, coffee, tea and fresh fruit are all included. Alcohol, soft drinks in cans and ice cream are available to purchase on board.

DIVING WITH US

This boat has different itineraries:

We operate 3 and 6 nights tours to the most beautiful and famous dive sites in Thailand: Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and the still unknown but very impressive Surin Islands

Available 7-day trips to Myanmar to the largely unknown Mergui archipelago.

Everything at a unique price / performance ratio.

The group size is 4 - 6 divers per dive guide.

There is a large diving platform and generous equipment area. the dive deck has two Bauer compressors and a Nitrox membrane plant. Because we have many years of experience with dive safaris, we promise you with the MV Bavaria best and safe diving in all areas that we visit. You just have to relax and enjoy diving.

DELUXE DOUBLE BED CABIN - MAIN DECK

2 deluxe cabins with double bed and shower / WC, main deck, with individual air conditioning. Towels and shower gel included.

  • Size: 8m2
  • Beds: 1 Double
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: No
  • Private Bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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COMFORT TWIN BED CABIN - MAIN DECK

6 comfort twin bed cabins with shower / WC, main deck, with individual air conditioning. Towels and shower gel included.

  • Size: 6m2
  • Beds:2 twins
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private Bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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COMFORT DOUBLE BED CABINS - LOWER DECK

2 comfort double bed cabins with shower / WC, lower deck, with individual air conditioning. Towels and shower gel included.

  • Size: 6m2
  • Beds: 1 Double
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: No
  • Private Bathroom: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

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STANDARD BUNK BED CABINS (BATHROOM SHARE) - UPPER DECK

2 standard twin cabins, upper deck, shared shower / WC, with individual air conditioning. Towels and shower gel included.

  • Size: 6m2
  • Beds: 2 bunk beds
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private Bathroom:No
  • Air Conditioning: Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Taplamu pier and ends in Taplamu pier.
  • The closest airport is Phuket Intl (HKT)
  • You must check in at the Boat office, Loma Diving Adventures in Khao Lak at 16.00 hours to sort out equipment and formalities. 

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • Check-in on the boat in the afternoon.
  • The MV Bavaria departs Taplamu at 19:30 on the same day.
  • Accepted payment methods on board: Cash, Local currency
  • Din/Int adapters available on board.
  • Towels and shower gel are included

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • Your last dives will be on the last day in the afternoon.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back at port in the afternoon on the last day.
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 18:00 h on the last day.

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • Check-in at the Loma Diving office (67/1 Moo 5, Khuk Khak (part of Khao Lak) the latest ONE DAY BEFORE the trip start

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Approx.21-22 dives
  • Required Open Water certification.
  • 10+ Logged dives recommended.
  • If you haven´t dived in the last twelve months you are required to take a refresh course before the trip.
  • Similan Islands a small collection of islands in the beautiful Andaman Sea are the jewel in the Thailand diving crown home to more than twenty fantastic diving sites
  • Great macro, mantas and whale sharks dives
  • Diving is allowed from November to April.
  • The sea here is known for it’s amazing visibility, and the underwater wildlife is abundant.
  • Highlights include the magical bioluminescent plankton, stumbling onto octopi trying to mate,  different sea turtles, big colorful sea fans, tiny art-project-worthy nudibranch slugs, and giant underwater canyons made from boulders the size of homes.
  • Night dives available during the trip
  • Land excursions
  • Snorkels and beginners welcome

TRAVEL PROGRAM

DAY 1

  • Safety Briefing,  Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation and ship orientation.
  • During the journey to our first dive site for a check dive, please take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable. 
  • Please Note: This is a sample itinerary and nº of dives, dive sites, etc. may be subject to change due to weather conditions and other unforseeable factors

DAY 2

  • 4 dives
  • You will start with a check dive on the island 4.
  • On this day you will make the other dives at the island 7.
  • Possibility for a beach trip.

DAY 3

  • 4 dives
  • On the third day of our safari you will dive at the best places of the Similan islands
  • Chance to meet sharks and rays.
  • Furthermore a beach trip to Similan island #8 with its white beaches and crystal clear water.

DAY 4

  • 2 dives at Similan island #9, the most northern island of the Similans.
  • Sailing to Koh Bon. Famous place worldwide for Mantas sightseeings.
  • Beside the mantas, Koh Bon is a fantastic place to find small critters, which makes night diving here exceptional.  

DAY 5

  • 2 dives on Koh Tachai. The place is known for Turtles and Leopard Sharks. But also Mantas and with some luck also a Whale Shark is always at the Pinnacle around Koh Tachai. 
  • Then we continue to the Surin Islands, where we will do the remaining two dives of the day. Turtles, large Parrotfish, Reef Sharks, Napoleons and many other small reef dwellers are here. 
  • After the third dive we have the possibility to visit a lake at a Gypsy village on the Surin Islands.

DAY 6

  • Early in the morning we experience the wild nature of the Surin Islands and the smaller islands. 
  • We start the day with a dive on the Surin Islands and then continue to Richelieu Rock, one of the most famous dive sites in Thailand. 
  • Here you can find almost everything and at any time, from Seahorses and Ghost fish to swarms of Barracudas, Perch and Lipped fish, Tuna and Squid. 
  • Also big fish like Mantas and Whale Sharks are sighted here regularly. 
  • We will do 3 dives here before we return to Koh Samui via Koh Tachai and Koh Bon.

DAY 7

  • The first dive we make on Koh Tachai 
  • Then we go for the last dive to Koh Bon
  • Return to the port.
  • Unfortunately our trip has come to an end and we have to say goodbye, but we hope to see you again soon! 

INCLUDED

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner
  • Soft drinks in bottles, drinking water, coffee and tea
  • Fresh fruit and snacks
  • Tanks, weights and lead belt
  • Professional Dive Guide
  • Towel, shower gel

NOT INCLUDED

  • National park fees for Similan & Surin: 500 THB per person and park.
  • Dive fee Similan & Surin 200 THB per person/ day
  • Rental equipment - full kit 800 THB per day
  • Dive Computer 250 THB per day
  • 15l tank 250 THB per day
  • Nitrox 200 THB per dive
  • Nitrox package (all dives with Nitrox) 3.000 THB per trip 
  • Alcoholic drinks and cigarettes
  • Soft drinks in tin cans                                                   
  • Transfers Phuket / airport

CANCELLATION POLICY

What if I need to cancel my booking?

Your reservation request is obligation free and you can cancel anytime within the first 72 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% deposit will not be refunded
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 15 days prior to arrival

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

BEFORE TRAVELLING

  • Make sure you meet the country's requirements corresponding to your nationality
  • Make sure your passport is valid at least six months after the date you plan to visit the country
  • Diving insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all of our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to have travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of diving holidays you are going to do
  • Check the electrical standards (such as which plugs are used) in your destination country before travelling and bring the appropriate adaptor if necessary.
  • The itinerary and the number of dives are indicative and are subject to weather conditions and conditions: safety is always first
  • All divers must provide their diving certification card
  • Diving computers are compulsory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in the price of oil, etc. The changes are beyond our control and the increases must be paid if the boat requests them. We will endeavour to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not entitle you to cancel the trip.

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