Deep Andaman Queen

Burma and Richelieu Rock liveaboard

MV Deep Andaman Queen is a large steel hulled vessel with a cruising speed of 10 knots. It has a variety of cabin styles for up to 25 guests, the master cabin is exceptional.

Deep Andaman Queen makes several long trips (8 days 7 nights) each season up to the Mergui archipelago. These trips also include the best dive sites in Thailand (Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock plus the best dive sites in Burma). These trips start and finish in Khao Lak but you can also join  and leave the boat in Ranong for a 5 day 4 night trip that skips the Thailand dives. Both itineraries are below.

Deep Andaman Queen has a huge dive deck plus large communal areas for relaxing and socializing between dives. It’s a very friendly boat that gets bookings from a mix of nationalities and the staff are multi lingual.

Deep Andaman Queen II was originally built in 2003 and was previously named Queen Scuba. It had a major rebuild and refit in 2019 to increase capacity and modernize facilities.
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Trip Advisor reviewsIn March I went on a four day trip on Deep Andaman Queen. I am just going to list all the things that made this trip wonderful: The diving (saw a huge Manta! So many fish and great visibility). The crew (dive instructors, chef, “boat guys” – everyone so kind and helpful). The boat (cabin, sun deck, dive deck – much better than expected). The communication beforehand (easy and always a quick response). And then the negative: None. Just go 🙂
Full review on Trip Advisor

Features

  • Max 25 guests in 11 cabins.
  • All cabins have private en-suite bathroom and air conditioning.
  • There are 2 Master cabins with king size beds. Cabin size 13-15 sqm
  • There are 3 Deluxe double bed cabins and 2 Deluxe twin bed cabins on the main deck. They have private bathrooms and large windows. Cabin size 5.4-6.2 sqm.
  • There are 4 standard cabins (2 x twin cabins, 1 x triple cabin and 1 x quad cabin) on the lower deck, all with private bathrooms and porthole windows. The standard twin cabins are good value as it’s basically the same as the deluxe twin cabins, just on the lower deck.
  • Hot water showers and air-conditioning in all cabins.
  • Lots of space. Large sun deck, huge dive deck.
  • Cruising Speed of 10 Knots
  • 31m length, 7m beam
  • NITROX is available on board up to 32%.
  • 2 x 4m RIB tenders.
  • PADI Advanced course and PADI Speciality courses available on board including Nitrox. Pre booking is recommended.

Price

Deep Andaman Queen price

7 days 7 nights (20-21 dives) diving at the Mergui archipelago, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock (start/finish Khao Lak)

  • Standard lower deck quad (4 share) cabin: 61,500 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck triple cabin: 65,000 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck twin bed cabin A: 65,000 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck twin bed cabin B: 70,500 baht per diver
  • Main deck VIP Deluxe cabin (Twin beds or double bed): 80,000 baht per diver
  • Main deck master cabin (King size bed): 90,500 baht per diver

4 days 4 nights (14-16 dives) diving at the Mergui archipelago (Start/Finish Ranong)

  • Standard lower deck quad (4 share) cabin: 35,200 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck triple cabin: 38,000 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck twin bed cabin A: 38,000 baht per diver
  • Standard lower deck twin bed cabin B: 40,400 baht per diver
  • Main deck VIP Deluxe cabin (Twin beds or double bed): 46,000 baht per diver
  • Main deck master cabin (King size bed): 52,000 baht per diver

10% discount for non diving partners.

Liveaboard prices include:
Dive guide, 12 litre aluminium tanks, weights and weight belt, all meals, soft drinks, hotel transfers.

Liveaboard prices exclude:
Mergui entry fees, Similan and Surin national park fees, dive equipment rental, Nitrox, 15 litre tanks, alcohol.


How to book this liveaboard: Tell us which trip you want to book and we’ll send you a booking form with instructions for payment. We accept online payment by credit card or paypal. We also accept bank transfers.

For advance bookings pay just 10% deposit now to confirm your place, the balance is due 60 days before departure.

Early booking offer. Book and pay in full for a Deep Andaman Queen trip at least 45 days in advance and get 10% discount or free equipment rental set (bcd, reg, wetsuit, mask, fins) or free nitrox (for qualified divers).

Enquiry

To check dates, make a booking or ask a question please send a request or call us on: +66 81 2727556

Itinerary

Itinerary

Duration: 7 Days / 7 Nights (20-21 dives) to the Mergui Archipelago plus, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock

Day 1:
1500-1830 hrs: Pick-up at your Phuket or Khao Lak hotel or from Phuket airport and transfer to Deep Andaman Queen at Tap Lamu pier. Cruise to the Similan Islands.

Day 2:
1 dive at Koh Bon, 1 dive at Koh Tachai, 2 dives at Richelieu Rock.
Cruise to Ranong.

Day 3:
Border formalities. Exit Thailand and enter Kawthaung in Myanmar then cruise in to the Mergui archipelago for 1-2 dives (High Rock, Rocky Island and Shark Cave area).

Day 4:
4 dives at Black Rock.

Day 5:
4 dives at North Twin, Shark Cave and Stewart Island.

Day 6:
4 dives at Fan Forest Pinnacle, North Rock, Western Rocky.

Day 7:
1-2 dives at Western Rocky then back to Kawthaung to exit Myanmar and re enter Thailand.

Day 8:
2 dives at the Boonsung Wreck, Khao Lak.
Disembark in Thap lamu at 1500 hrs and transfer back to your hotel.

 


Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights (14-16 dives) to the Mergui Archipelago

Day 1:
0700-0800 hrs: Early morning hotel pick up in Ranong (you should arrive in Ranong the night before and stay overnight).
0800-0830 hrs: Border formalities at Ranong. Exit Thailand and enter Kawthaung in Myanmar then cruise in to the Mergui archipelago for 1-2 dives (High Rock, Rocky Island and Shark Cave area).

Day 2:
4 dives at Black Rock.

Day 3:
4 dives at North Twin, Shark Cave and Stewart Island.

Day 4:
4 dives at Fan Forest Pinnacle, North Rock, Western Rocky.

Day 5:
1-2 dives at Western Rocky then back to Kawthaung to exit Myanmar and re enter Thailand at Raong. Disembark at around 1700 hrs and transfer back to your Ranong hotel.

*itineraries are a sample of a typical itinerary and subject to change

Deep Andaman Queen route map


Schedule

Deep Andaman Queen Burma schedule

2019

30 Oct-6 Nov 2019 – last minute discount 20% Off
1-5 Nov 2019 (Start/Finish Ranong) – last minute discount 20% Off

27 Nov-4 Dec 2019 – last minute discount 20% Off
29 Nov – 3 Dec 2019 (Start/Finish Ranong) – last minute discount 20% Off

2020

29 Jan-5 Feb 2020
31 Jan-4 Feb 2020 (Start/Finish Ranong)

2-9 Mar 2020
4-8 Mar 2020 (Start/Finish Ranong)

15-23 March 2020 (Full)

28 Mar-1 Apr 2020 (Start/Finish Ranong)

2-6 May 2020 (Start/Finish Ranong)

Deep Andaman Queen II Layout