Andaman Liveaboard, Thailand

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Highlights

  • Spacious social areas to relax
  • 3 & 4 night itineraries, can be combined
  • Dive Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock
  • Onboard BBQ area

M/V Andaman liveaboard is a 26mtr/85ft long steel-hulled vessel operating in beautiful Thailand. It has 6 cabins, all with air conditioning, and can accommodate up to 20 guests. Four of the cabins are double with two featuring their own ensuite bathrooms. The other two doubles and two dorm-style cabins use shared bathroom facilities. All cabins are located on the lower deck but feature sea-view windows in each one. The dive deck, where divers store gear and get ready for dives, is also located at the stern of the lower deck. On the middle deck is a spacious dining & meeting area, perfect for meals, dive briefings, and playing games. The upper deck has an open-air sun deck with mattresses and bean bags, perfect for relaxing in the sunshine. For those who prefer some shade, there is a shaded canopy with table and seating areas beneath.

Andaman liveaboard runs 3, 4 & 7-night itineraries to some of the top spots in the Andaman sea. The 3 & 4 nights options can be combined to make the 7-night itinerary for optimum choice and flexibility. Visiting some of Thailand's top dive spots such as the Similan Islands, Surin Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock.

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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Rental Gear, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Cabin Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (1,000-3,800 THB per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Private Dive Guide (2,000 THB per day), Scuba Diving Courses.

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Boat features

  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, German, Thai, and French.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1996
  • Year renovated 2021
  • Length 26 meters
  • Beam 5.5 meters
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines 2x 6 cylinder 315HP Hino
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 6
  • Number of bathrooms 5
  • Tenders 1
  • Water capacity 12000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 8000 liters

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Andaman Reviews

  • 9.5 Exceptional
  • 19 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.6
  2. Crew
    9.4
  3. Food
    10.0
  4. Diving
    9.8
  5. Value
    9.9
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Cherie M
  • United States United States
The diving is almost as amazing as the crew

The variety of things we did besides the dives - beach trips, BBQ on board, game night, etc.

Recommended for
The crew, the dives, the FOOD!
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • CHRISTIAN S
  • United States United States
Great experience

Richelieu Rock

Recommended for
The whole crew, Dive sites, Great vibe
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Alec B
  • United States United States
Wonderful experience in the Andaman Sea

Great diving! Amazing value! Super helpful divemasters!

Recommended for
The crew is amazing!
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Roey S
  • United States United States
My wife and I had a wonderful experience doing our first Liveaboard with a great crew/ company!

Highly recommend doing a liveaboard with Sea Dragon! Very professional instructors/ guides, gave thorough briefings. Clean boat, good food. Fun experience, worth it! Only recommendation is to update the website requirements divers need prior to booking, such as needing to have 30m deep dive certification (you can receive it through them on the trip but budget for an additional cost).

Recommended for
Guide briefings, group activities and meeting people, all of the dive sites!! Especially Richelieu Rock
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Cameron S
  • United States United States
Great time, great value

We had a great time on board. The food was good, our dive instructor and crew were great, and the diving (especially Richelieu Rock) was amazing. The quarters were a bit cramped, but it encouraged everyone to go to the common area and interact, have fun with each other, and relax. In the future, improving the bedding could be one easy improvement that we thought would go a long way. The boat was very well-organized and had plenty planned to keep you busy most of the time - including beach trips, on-board BBQs, and board games. It's worth noting that although this listing says free internet, that's only if you have a cell phone with service -- there is no WiFi on-board. This isn't a "luxury" boat for sure, but if you want good diving, good staff, and a ton of fun, it's an amazing value -- my wife and I both considered our 3-day trip on the Andaman to be one of the best experiences of our 2-week Thailand vacation.

Recommended for
Diving Richelieu rock was amazing, the staff and instructors were great, and we had a ton of fun hanging out with all the other guests
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Ngung Chia S
  • Singapore Singapore
Good food, Good dive, Great value for money

Lots of food - local and western. Very generous portions and have left over for each meal. Excellent dive briefing - showing pictures of marine life excepted. Detail written log provided after each dive. Created platform to share pictures. Saw whaleshark at Richelieu Rock. Many marine life such as octopus, shrimps, crabs, lobsters, sponge snail, nudibranch, barracuda, jack fish, bat fish, etc. Marvelous discount for repeating customers.

Recommended for
Food, Dive, Crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Inna G
  • Germany Germany
Awesome crew with a nice vibe on board

richelieu rock

Recommended for
The dive master, richelieu rock, the people
  • 9.2 Superb
  • William M
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great trip, with very friendly and caring crew!

The onboard entertainment was fun, and loved meeting new people.

Recommended for
Food, relaxing, staff
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Siew Cheng W
  • Singapore Singapore
Superb service!

The South to North itinerary makes every dive better than the previous. Great crew teamwork making every dive seamless. Dive briefings are always interesting and lively. Dive master is very experienced.

Recommended for
Value for money, friendly crew and well-organized.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Guy H
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Ideal Liveaboard experience

The diving was brilliant and only enhanced by The Andaman guides and crew. Can’t speak highly enough of everyone on the boat the boat boys, chef, engineer, captain and dive guides were so friendly and knowledgeable throughout the trip. Very enjoyable experience

Recommended for
Dive guides, the food and atmosphere
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Melody D
  • Canada Canada
Amazing trip and experience!

The smily and friendliness of the crew and the qualiy of dive briefings and safety. Incredible vibe on board !

Recommended for
The crew, the diving, the sundecks
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Lisa G
  • Germany Germany
Great 7 day trip!

The beaches as well as Richelieu Rock

Recommended for
Friendliness, helpfulness and efficiency of staff, fresh food and common spaces
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Lee S
  • Malaysia Malaysia
Value for money

Richelieu rock dive site

Recommended for
Food, diving and helpful boat crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Kelly W
  • Singapore Singapore
Excellent experience with many lovely memories made!

Richelieu Rock and Batfish Rock dives were marvelous, and the dives were well-paced. Food was super delicious (fruits were served regularly and authentic Thai food) and the crew's teamwork was impeccable! Kiddos to everyone for making our first liveaboard fuss-free and memorable. Go with the Sea Dragon team if you want a great bang for your buck!

Recommended for
Food, people, and pace of diving
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Mi H
  • Vietnam Vietnam
Awesomeness

My dive guid

Recommended for
Operation is very smooth, food is good, dive guides and staff are professional
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Peter D
  • Sweden Sweden
The crew create a family feeling by being including, relaxed and friendly. Safety and clarity combined with a loving attitude.

Diving at Richelieu Rock

Recommended for
The crew, the food, the diving.
Origin: US