Now in its 23rd year of operation, MV Nangnuan continues to be as popular as ever. Sailing six days a week from Khao Lak to Boonsung Wreck (also referred to as Bang Sak Wreck). After more than 20 years as a budget liveaboard boat, it's now a day trip boat but still very popular, due to its great value and excellent service, plus the dive site it visits.
From Saturday to Thursday every week during the diving season Nangnuan sets sail in the morning to Boonsung Wreck, which is not far from khao Lak's Bang Sak Beach. In a short time you will find yourself moored above the locally-famous Boonsung Wreck that lies 20 metres below the surface. Boonsung Wreck is a very popular dive site for diving liveaboard trips and day trip scuba diving from Khao Lak. The visibility is not always good there, but you are guranteed to see thousands of fish, and many different species of marine life. From Scorpionfish and Lionfish to dozens of special moray eels, plus nudibranchs and lots of huge shoals of young fish, such as snapper. Sometimes a whaleshark even visits!
MV Nangnuan Prices & Schedule
|MV Nangnuan Diver Prices Overview 2020 / 2021|
MV Nangnuan Itinerary
Nangnuan leaves from Khao Lak's Bang Sak Beach in the morning.
Guests need to arrive at the dive centre in good time to be taken to the boat.
There are 2 dives per day.
Click below for a detailed Nangnuan itinerary.
The itineraries below are the most-common for each trip, but these can sometimes be changed for a number of reasons. Small changes are made due to weather & sea conditions, special marine life sightings, overcrowded dive sites, local-authorities' instructions, and the needs & requests of the paying guests. The safety & comfort of all guests is most important at all times.
|Itinerary Name (click the itinerary name to open)||Days / Nights||Number of dives|
|Boonsung Wreck||1 Days / 1 Nights||2 Dives|
MV Nangnuan Facilites, Layout and Specifications
|MV Nangnuan Layout|
|1. Dive Platform.|| |
|3. Dive Station & Tank Racks.|
|5. Dining & Social Area .|
|6. Service Counter.|
|7. Toilet & Shower.|
|8. Galley / Kitchen.|
|9. Wheelhouse & Captain's Cabin.|
|10. Sun Deck With Mattresses.|
|11. Sleeping Area.|
|17. Covered Sundeck Hammocks & Sunbeds.|
|18. Open-air Sundeck Mattresses.|
|MV Nangnuan Specifications|
|Length:||13 Metres (43 Ft).|
|Width:||3.5 Metres (11.5 Ft).|
|Engines:||6 Cylinder 168 HP Hino.|
|Fuel Capacity:||1,000 Litres.|
|Navigation:||GPS Satellite navigation, Compass.|
|Electricity:||220 V AC; 24 / 12 V DC ( 1 X 25 KVA Generators ).|
|Compressors:||1 X Electrically Driven Bauer Mariner (190 Litres / Minute).|
|Boat Crew:||1 Captain, 1 Cook, 1 Engineer. .|
|Dive Staff:||2 Divemasters / Instructors.|
|Safety Features:||CB Radio, Life Jackets, Life Rings, Fully Stocked Medical Kits, 100% Oxygen Kit (demand Valve, DAN System).|
|Tender:||Rubber Dinghy With 15HP Outboard Motor.|
|Accommodation:||Sleeping Area For Eight Passengers.|
MV Nangnuan Courses
MV Nangnuan Transfer details
Nangnuan guests need to arrive at the dive centre in central Khao Lak the day before departure. This is necessary to complete a little paperwork, fit diving equipment, pay the trip balance. And for the team to make sure that there's enough of the right food prepared for the morning departure.
MV Nangnuan Scheduled Transfers
3D / 2N Trips
|06:45 - 07:00||Arrival ( Dive centre )|
|07:15 - 07:30||Transfers ( Khao Lak )|
|07:30 - 09:00||Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )|
|18:00||Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )|
|18:00||Transfers ( Khao Lak )|