Giamani, Thailand

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Excellent diving and guidance

“Schedule was quite good. But I couldn't find the reason why the cost was double.”

Fred Louis G, United States United States
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Highlights

  • Only 5 cabins for a personal experience
  • Buffet-style meals with Thai and International cuisine
  • Nitrox available on board

The 24m MV Giamani Liveaboard, Thailand, is a Phuket-based liveaboard offering scuba diving trips from 2-6 nights, giving you great flexibility.

With only 5 air-conditioned, en-suite cabins, each with a mini-fridge, the MV Giamani caters to only 10 divers, assuring a personal service and plenty of space onboard. The air-conditioned salon is perfect for watching a movie, checking out your digital images of the day, or browsing the marine life library, and the popular cushion relaxation area will ensure your diving liveaboard trip is enjoyable. The M/V Giamani also has a spacious dive deck with a camera table and rinse tank to cater to underwater photographers. All meals will be served buffet style on the main deck and are plentiful, delicious, and diverse, offering both Thai and International cuisine. Special diets can be catered for with advance notice.

As you explore some of Thailand's best diving, you can rest assured that the crew of the M/V Giamani Liveaboard will help you to create a diving holiday to remember.

Reserve online to book your scuba diving liveaboard vacation in Thailand today.

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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Soft Drinks at Meal Times, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Half-Board Meal Plan, Snacks, Diving Package, Land Excursions, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (1,200-2,700 THB per trip).

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance (300 THB per day), Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages (90 THB per item), Alcoholic Drinks at Dinner, Wine with Dinner (100 THB per item), Extra Dives (1,500 THB per activity), Nitrox (300 THB per item), Nitrox Course (8,900 THB per trip), Private Dive Guide (2,500 THB per day), Rental Gear (800 THB per day), Scuba Diving Courses (9,800-21,700 THB per trip), Snorkel Gear.

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Boat features

  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft 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.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Tech diving
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, French, Spanish, and Italian.


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 1998
  • Year renovated 2013
  • Length 24m
  • Beam 6.5m
  • Top speed 10
  • Cruising speed 8
  • Engines 2 x Nissan 230 HP
  • Max guests 10
  • Number of cabins 5
  • Number of bathrooms 5
  • Tenders 1 x 3.80m 30HP
  • Water capacity 10000 liter
  • Fuel capacity 9000 liter
  • Freshwater maker 2500 litre / day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Giamani Reviews

  • 9.1 Superb
  1. Vessel
    8.8
  2. Crew
    9.0
  3. Food
    9.7
  4. Diving
    9.3
  5. Value
    8.5
  • 6.0 Review score
  • Fred Louis G
  • United States United States
Over price

Schedule was quite good. But I couldn't find the reason why the cost was double.

Recommended for
Number of guest
  • 10 Exceptional
  • James H
  • United States United States
Amazing experience

I had a great time on the Giamani. There aren't a lot of cabins so diving is never crowded. Food was great as well. They keep the diving groups small and can really cater to whatever you want to do.

Recommended for
Not crowded, great crew, super friendly
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ben N
  • United States United States
Fantastic trip

Whale shark at Richelieu rock. Good company and the boat is on the smaller size so the dives aren’t too crowded.

Recommended for
Amazing guide, excellent diving including whale shark, great crew and cook
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Tanya L
  • Australia Australia
Fantastic crew and diving

Dima and his boat crew were fantastic, they are friendly, happy people, passionate about diving and conservation of the natural beauty. We loved the fact the boat only accommodates limited numbers of divers; on our week-long trip we had 6 divers, all of whom were highly experienced. The crew have worked long term on the boat, with the captain very professional and engaged on Giamani since it was built. Dima had excellent underwater navigation and spotting skills, meaning we saw marine life normally difficult to spot. The boat cabins are a little tired, but we didn’t care as we spent so little time in them. Overall an excellent trip.

Recommended for
Diving instructors and boat crew, sea life, intensity of diving
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Jemmel M
  • France France
Nice and Easy

Richelieu Rock

Recommended for
Dima the guide / calm/ wonders
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Scott H
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Wonderful trip on a great boat with excellent dive guide and crew

7 nights, 4 dives a day for 6 days: all was great including organisation, friendliness, helpfulness, professionalism, good food, local and diving knowledge. Recommended!

Recommended for
Crew + dive guide, diving, food
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Frédéric B
  • France France
A very nice expérience !

Everything was at the top

Recommended for
Organisation, super team, confort
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Daan D
  • South Africa South Africa
Such an amazing experience

Really such an amazing crew and beautiful diving sites and well organised

Recommended for
Crew, comfortable, diving sites
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Aiden P
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great staff, comfortable boat, excellent scuba

- Clean and well-operated boat with spacious cabins (with en-suits), good food, and friendly staff - Dive leaders were very friendly and gave clear instructions, as well as having a good eye for spotting wildlife (including tiger tail seahorse, nudibranch (many), and ghost pipe fish

Recommended for
Comfort, staff, diving
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Jennifer S
  • Canada Canada
Staff wonderful. Food advertised as being western food too but not the case.

Calm seas

Recommended for
Staff, dive masters,crew