Dolphin Queen, Thailand



    • Explore Similan, Bon, Tachai, Surin & Richelieu
    • Personalized breakfast & catered dietary requirements
    • Freshly prepared Thai and Western cuisine
    • Nitrox available on board

The 24m Dolphin Queen offers amazing dive and snorkel trips to the Similan Islands, Bon & Tachai Islands, Surin Islands, and Richelieu Rock. Explore the Andaman Sea and the fantastic sites of the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, famous for Manta Rays, Koh Tachai, and the Surin Islands with the famous Richelieu Rock. There is a spacious dive deck with ample room for gear storage and kitting up, and tenders are available for easy access to the best Thailand dive sites. Nitrox is also available for those certified.

Topside, the Dolphin Queen liveaboard has 3 decks and plenty of space for 18 guests onboard. The main deck has 2 double cabins, 3 twin cabins, and 1 quad cabin. Each of these cabins has AC and sea-view windows that open for safety and convenience, and the quad cabin has curtains around each bed for added privacy. The upper deck is home to 2 double cabins with sea views and individually controlled AC. Food onboard the Dolphin Queen is a mix of Thai and Western dishes, freshly prepared for every meal. Breakfast is made to order, and dietary requirements can be catered to with advance notice. On the sun deck is plenty of space for relaxation, including hammocks and sunbeds, and it is a great place to spot dolphins or whale sharks on the way to the next spot or to enjoy a traditional Thai massage.

The Dolphin Queen is a great choice to explore the Andaman Sea and visit the best dive sites in Thailand at an affordable price. Book online today.

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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Snorkel Gear, Cabin Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (700 THB per day).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer (1,500 THB), Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Nitrox (220 THB per tank), Nitrox Course (7,276 THB), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

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

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Full-board Option

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.


  • Nitrox available
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English and Thai.

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 1999
  • Year renovated 2008
  • Length 24m
  • Beam 5.5m
  • Top speed 11 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines 2 x 6 Cylinder 315 HP Hino
  • Max guests 22
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 3
  • Water capacity 12000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 4000 liters

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • 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

Dolphin Queen Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
  • 57 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Matt S
  • Canada Canada
Great vibe with the staff, small business feel, and professional

Surin site, knowledgeable and passionate staff, amazing food

Recommended for
Food, felt safe, Surin dives
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Katrina K
  • Canada Canada
Absolutely amazing experience

Every dive was amazing, the people were so fun and kind, the food was awesome, beds were comfortable, crew was super efficient and helpful, guides were awesome, and the island visits were beautiful!

Recommended for
The staff (guides and crew) were super knowledgeable and friendly, the diving was incredible, and the vessel was comfortable
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Kate B
  • Australia Australia
Experienced and professional guides

The dive guides were fantastic, the food was delicious and the captain kept us safe even in a big storm. These guys are awesome.

Recommended for
Dives, food, service.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Markus G
  • Canada Canada
Incredible Scuba Diving in Thailand

Richelieu Rock

Recommended for
The site Richelieu Rock, the food, the crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • David L
  • Australia Australia
Really great way to dive in Thailand

The last two days of diving were amazing. So much to see and experience. Special thanks to Alex our dive instructor. He knew exactly were to go to avoid the crowds and show us all all the best stuff big and small.

Recommended for
Our dive instructor, the food, and dive locations
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Monika M
  • Austria Austria
It was an amazing trip!

Richelieau Rock

Recommended for
Dives, diving instructors, schedule
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Eugene S
  • Canada Canada
Fantisric diving trip with awsome crew and staff.

Beautiful scenery, fantastic dive sights, great food and wonderful crew, The boat is nice boat to spend 4 days diving and living on. Enjoyed the trip, something I always wanted to do.

Recommended for
The crew, the diving and diving staff and the food.
  • 7.6 Good
  • Juliane H
  • Austria Austria
Advanced diver on liveaboard.

Dolphins around boat, Mantas, got advanced diver, marvellous corals and great visibility

Recommended for
english/german speaking guides, great organisation of dives, AC in cabins
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • karim B
  • Canada Canada

Une équipe extraordinaire qui met tout en place pour que nous puissions profiter au maximum de notre expérience

Recommended for
Les sites de plongée toute beauté
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Daniel K
  • Austria Austria
Reibungslos organisierte Tour

Mantasichtung, Richelieu Rock, Koh Tachai

Recommended for
Tolles Essen, ausreichend Platz, viele Tauchgänge