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The Junk, Thailand

  • Rating 9.2 out of 10 9.2 Superb
    • Nitrox available
  • from $ 133 / day
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“It was a perfect vacation. The cabins are comfortable, the boat was beautiful, the food was authentic and delicious. It was the cr…”

Kara M, Flag of United States United States

Highlights

  • Unique vessel offering year-round diving in Thailand
  • Explore the northern sites of Similan and Surin Islands or the southern sites of Racha and Phi Phi Islands
  • Enjoy first-class dining with a wide variety of cuisines
  • Featured in "007 - The Man With The Golden Gun"

SY The Junk is a unique historical vessel offering year-round diving in Thailand. She caters to 18 divers in 6 double/twin, triple, or quad cabins. All cabins are on the lower deck, with individually controlled AC and private en-suite bathrooms. The air-conditioned saloon is fully equipped with an entertainment system and is a great relaxing place. Alternatively, the spacious outdoor shaded deck or the loungers and bean bags on the top sundeck offer amazing views. Aboard The Junk, the chefs serve delicious meals and snacks 5 times daily, including 2x breakfast, ensuring you will never feel hungry. Enjoy your meals in the saloon or outside on the spacious shaded deck. This 33m authentic wooden sailing vessel has her own claim to fame and has been used in several films, including James Bond’s ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ and the "Swiss Family Robinson."

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Land Excursions, Cabin Towels, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (35-115 USD).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox (25 USD per day), Nitrox Course (100 USD), Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (50-250 USD), Snorkel Gear.

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The Junk Reviews

  • Rating 9.2 out of 10
  • 9.2 Superb
  1. Vessel
    8.3
  2. Crew
    9.6
  3. Food
    9.6
  4. Diving
    9.1
  5. Value
    9.1
  • Rating 10 out of 10
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Kara M
  • Flag of United States United States

Absolutely perfect

It was a perfect vacation. The cabins are comfortable, the boat was beautiful, the food was authentic and delicious. It was the crew that made the experience perfect. Everyone was kind, professional, enthusiastic. You can tell they enjoy and take pride in their work. They want to share these dive sites and make the trip a positive and enjoyable one. No amount of atmosphere can make up for what a dedicated and invested staff brings to the experience and they are what made my vacation so wonderful. I am so very grateful for them

Recommended for
The crew, the food, the dive sites
  • Rating 10 out of 10
  • 10 Exceptional
  • nolan B
  • Flag of United States United States

Excellent Liveaboard with Great Diving

Had a great time this past week aboard the Junk, they have a fantastic crew that makes your life easy! You really don’t have to worry about anything besides staying hydrated and enjoying your dives. Crew helps you from the moment you step on the dock, taking all luggage, helping you on and off the boat, refilling tanks between dives, helping you out of wetsuits, getting you in and out of the dingys, they truly make everything easy for you which helps enjoy the diving and the trip even more. The dives themselves are at beautiful sites, with great coral and interesting things to see. We didn’t get the luckiest on seeing “big stuff” on my trip, but macro lovers were thrilled on every dive. None of the dives were difficult, any diver could enjoy them. Highly recommend anyone visiting Phuket dives with the Junk!

Recommended for
Great staff, interesting dive sites, fun times
  • Rating 8.0 out of 10
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Kellyann N
  • Flag of United States United States

Amazing dive trip

Diving sites were amazing, dive crew were friendly and knowledgeable, boat crew were kind and friendly, so much fun

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Many diving opportunities, wonderful staff and crew, overall wonderful atmosphere

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