The M/V Gentle Giant offers unique dive trips in the Andaman Sea. Covering both the north and south Andaman Sea, divers will cover the world famous Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai located in the north, before travelling down to explore the southern area of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, King Cruiser Wreck, Shark Point and Anemone Reef near Koh Phi Phi. This special 5-night dive trip is only offered 6 times per year in between November and April, and is a fantastic opportunity for divers to explore the Andaman Sea, completing 18 dives over 6 days.
Topside, the newly renovated in 2017 MV Gentle Giant caters for up to 20 guests 10 cabins. Each cabin is en-suite with AC, sea views and safety deposit box. There are 2 double Master Cabins and 8 twin Standard Cabins. Social areas include the fully air-conditioned indoor salon with 55" TV and entertainment area, outdoor covered dining area or large roof-top sun deck. Meals are a mix of international and Thai cuisine, and are prepared fresh.
The experienced and passionate crew of the MV Gentle Giant are waiting to share the beauty of the Andaman Sea. Places fill up fast, so call us or book online today to reserve your space.
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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Soft Drinks at Meal Times, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, WiFi internet.
Required Extras: National Park Fees (2,600 THB per trip).
Optional Extras: Dive Insurance (300 THB per trip), Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages (80 THB per item), Alcoholic Drinks at Dinner (80 THB per item), Nitrox Course (7,500 THB), Private Dive Guide (7,500 THB per trip), Rental Gear (2,500 THB per trip), 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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Food & Drinks
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.
The crew speaks English.
There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.
- Length 27 meters
- Engines 2 x Hino
- Max guests 20
- Number of cabins 10
- Number of bathrooms 10
- Water capacity 14000 liters
- Fuel capacity 9000 liters
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Gentle Giant Reviews
- 9.7 Exceptional
- 3 Verified Reviews
- Vessel 8.7
- Crew 10.0
- Food 10.0
- Diving 10.0
- Value 10.0
Great experience! Would 100% do again
My husband and I were on the Gentle Giant during Christmas week. We were a bit apprehensive at first as it was our first liveaboard experience and there were not many reviews for this boat in particular, but we were worried for nothing. We really enjoyed our five days onboard and this was the favorite part of our 2 week vacation in Phuket/Krabi. The diving was super, we did 3-4 dives a day. Dive are 50 min and they feed you lots of delicious authentic Thai food before and after each dive. We saw all sorts of pufferfish, porcupine fish, batfish, huge group of thousands of yellow snappers, tuna, groupers, giant trevally, a huge swarm of barracuda (must have been at least a few hundred, which was the highlight of the trip), lots of giant morays, other morays, sea stars, sea cucumbers, nudibranches, a freaky walking featherstar, and tons more. Our only regret is we did not see mantas or whale sharks even with multiple dives at Richilieu, Koh Bon, and Hin Deang/Hin Muang. Boat crew was super helpful in getting your gear ready, switching tanks, helping you on and off the boat, it was truly full service diving. We will be back and dive again with Gai and his team!
- Recommended for
- Diving, food, and crew friendliness
Best liveaboard experience!
We did 10 dives in 3 days to the surrounding islands of Phuket, and it was excellent! We saw 3 shipwrecks, lots of coral, sharks, eels, rays, other animals and millions of fish.. very satisfying! The accommodations were nice and the food was beyond excellent. All the guides were very nice and the boat boys were amazing in helping us get ready, and on/off the boat for every dive. An incredible deal for the price!
- Recommended for
- Friendly Service, Great Sites, Great Food