Deep Andaman Queen - New Luxury Similan Islands Liveaboard

Deep Andaman Queen

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Deep Andaman Queen Liveaboard Dive Boat Similans
Thailand Thailand
Type: Liveaboard
Departs from: Chalong Pier, Phuket / Pakbara, Satun / Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak
No. of guests: 23
Prices from: 631 USD
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MV Deep Andaman Queen is a very popular luxury scuba diving liveaboard boat that sails to all the best dive sites of Thailand. All cabins have private en suite bathrooms & air conditioning. There are several cabin types to choose from, including quad, triple, twin, double & master.

New for 2019 the boat had a full renovation, adding one extra Master cabin and one extra standard twin cabin. On the lower deck there are now three 'standard' cabins, which have air conditioning and private bathrooms. These include a twin, a triple, and one with four beds. On the main deck Deep Andaman Queen has two deluxe twin cabins, three deluxe double cabins and two master cabins. All the maind-deck cabins have large windows and doors which open out onto the deck.

There are many wonderful things about this purpose-built diving boat, including its comfortable cabins, large communal areas and diving facitilities such as the huge diving deck. Starting with the dive deck & platform, there are areas and rinse tanks for cleaning equipment & cameras, plus freshwater showers. Being purpose built means that everything is in the correct place, such as easy to access or out of the way. This includes the boat's compressor and Nitrox membrane system. For ease and convenience of scuba diving entry and exit, it is a dream-like boat. In addition, there are motorised tender dinghies to retrieve divers and transport guests to the beaches which the Similans are famous for.

However, it’s not just the diving platform that makes a great liveaboard boat. Diving guests are only underwater for maximum four hours per day. The other twenty hours aboard Deep Andaman Queen can be spent in wood-lined air-conditioned cabins, on the sundeck or shaded lounge at the very top of the boat, in the saloon, or the open air dining area at the back of the main deck. There’s always room to socialize or somewhere to get some privacy.

Deep Andaman QueenSafety is the first and most-important thing for diving safaris to the Similan Islands, and the professional organization and on-board facilities enable Deep Andaman Queen to stand out among the others. However, from a guest’s point of view, the whole reason for going is to relax and/or have fun. The crew and diving staff on Deep Andaman Queen pride themselves on ensuring that every guest, whatever diver level or cabin price paid, receives a professional & friendly service, and has lots of safe fun and/or relaxation.

There are many reasons to choose Deep Andaman Queen for a Similan diving safari, including the new boat & its facilities, its staff, and the wonderful food to be enjoyed on board. Scheduled transfers from around local hotels & airport are for free, and the boat takes no more than 23 guests on each trip, ensuring that there is plenty of space to enjoy every moment on board.

The trips are usually four days & five nights in length, with some five days & six nights during peak-season periods. During the summer months, the boat offers three-day-four-night trips from Pak Bara to Koh Lipe.

Prices & Schedule

Deep Andaman Queen Diver Prices Overview 2022 / 2023
DestinationsDuration Standard Quad Standard Triple Standard Twin Deluxe Twin Deluxe Double Master Cabin
( 11 Dives)
3D / 4N Standard Quad631 USD Standard Triple670 USD Standard Twin749 USD Deluxe Twin828 USD Deluxe Double828 USD Master Cabin920 USD
( 11 Dives)
3D / 4N Standard Quad631 USD Standard Triple670 USD Standard Twin749 USD Deluxe Twin828 USD Deluxe Double828 USD Master Cabin920 USD
( 15 Dives)
4D / 5N Standard Quad828 USD Standard Triple893 USD Standard Twin998 USD Deluxe Twin1,104 USD Deluxe Double1,104 USD Master Cabin1,274 USD
( 15 Dives)
4D / 5N Standard Quad828 USD Standard Triple893 USD Standard Twin998 USD Deluxe Twin1,104 USD Deluxe Double1,104 USD Master Cabin1,274 USD
Koh Lipe, 8 Mile Rock, Stonehenge,
( 15 Dives)
4D / 5N Standard Quad875 USD Standard Triple941 USD Standard Twin1,046 USD Deluxe Twin1,172 USD Deluxe Double1,172 USD Master Cabin1,343 USD
( 19 Dives)
5D / 6N Standard Quad1,143 USD Standard Triple1,222 USD Standard Twin1,340 USD Deluxe Twin1,524 USD Deluxe Double1,524 USD Master Cabin1,747 USD
Included In The Price
Transfers to & from the airport
Transfers to and from local hotels
Meals
Snacks
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
Soft drinks
Night diving torch
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Towels
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price
Dive equipment
National park fees
Dive computer
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Larger tanks
Nitrox
Tips / Gratuities
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Itinerary

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Deep Andaman Queen has several itineraries, which include the regular 4D/4N trips within Thailand's Similan Islands. During peak periods, such as New Year and other public holidays, these Similan trips are 24 hours longer. 

During the Similan low season (May - October) Deep Andaman Queen is based in the deep south, sailing to Koh Lipe for 3 day, 4 night trips.
And between the Koh Lipe and Similan trips, the boat offers cruises around Phuket, including Koh Haa and Hin Daeng.

Please carefully look at the dates and schedules of the trips, especially if you're comparing websites for the same trip.
All of Deep Andaman's cruises depart in the evening, and you finish diving in the afternoon 3, 4 or 5 days later.

Guests normally spend the final (extra) night onboard, and disembark the following morning.
This means you don't need a hotel for the night, and you're safe to fly by lunchtime.

Most Similan trips are 4D/5N (4 diving days & 5 nights)
Public holiday Smilan trips are 5D/6N (5 diving days & 6 nights)
Koh Lipe trips are 3D/4N (3 diving days & 4 nights)
Koh Haa/Hin Daeng/Phi Phi/Phuket trips are 3D/4N and 4D/5N

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.

Facilites, Layout and Specifications

Facilities Available with Deep Andaman Queen
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
TV in Cabin
Dinghy
Courses Available
Free Pickup
Suitable for Children
Lounge
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Sundeck
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter
Deep Andaman Queen Layout
Deep Andaman Queen layout
Deep Andaman Queen Specifications
Refurbished. 2019.
Length. 28.5 metres ( 95 ft ).
Beam. 7 metres ( 17 ft ).
Draft. 2.5 metres ( 8 ft ).
Engines. 2 Hino engines 2x 510 hp.
Generators. 2 Hino generators each with 50 kw ( 220 V + 12 V ).
Compressors. 2 Bauer mariner compressors 2x 190 plum.
Air. Enriched air ( Nitrox ) membrane.
Electricity. 220 volt electricity 24 hours a day available in all cabins.
Air - conditioning. Air-conditioning system ( Hino ).
Water capacity. 20,000 litres.
Fuel capacity. 15,000 litres.
Cruising Speed. 9.5 knots.
Maximum Speed. 13 knots.
Sun deck. 60 square meter sun deck area.
Saloon. Large, comfortable air-conditioned saloon.
Entertainment. TV / DVD Player with a library of films, CD / VCD/ MP3 music system.
Guest capacity. 25 pax.

 

Deep Andaman Queen Safety Features
EPIRB.
Garmin Global Positioning System ( GPS ).
Garmin depth sounder.
VHF radio.
Marine radio.
Radar.
Radio telephone.
Mobile telephones.
2 Liferafts.
2x 4-metre hard-hull inflatable dinghies with a 40hp outboard motors.
Full-feature medical first aid box + Emergency First Response Instructors on board.
Oxygen 1,500 liters - all guides trained oxygen providers.
Life jackets in each cabin.
8 x floatation life-rings.
Fire extinguishers throughout.
Emergency evacuation facilities.
Affiliated member with the Hyperbaric Chamber in Thailand.

 

Deep Andaman Queen Diving Area
Dive deck dimensions: 6m x 8m.
Dive platform dimensions: 2.5m x 7m.
2 showers at the stern.
2 Freshwater buckets for rinsing cameras, torches, and other gears.
12-litre aluminum cylinders with international fittings.
15-litre cylinders are available for rent (with advance notice).
Weights 150x 1 kg (2.2 lb.)
Scuba Pro and AquaLung diving equipment.
DIN adapters are available (please let us know in advance).
Camera setting deck.

Courses

There are several courses available on Deep Andaman Queen, in different languages. Normally, divers can choose a diving course after boarding, but it is much better to pre-book so that we can give you the latest information, availability and prepare the materials and staff in advance.

Courses
Courses Prices
Night Diver
(1 Dive)
Including: Referral form included
32 USD
Deep Diver
(1 Dive)
Including: Referral form included
32 USD
Buoyancy Control Diver
(1 Dive)
Including: Referral form included
32 USD
Multi-Level Diver
(1 Dive)
Including: Referral form included
32 USD
Adventure Diver
(3 Dives)
Including: Manual included
210 USD
Advanced Open Water
(5 Dives)
Including: Manual included
210 USD
Nitrox Enriched Air
(2 Dives)
Including: Manual & tables included
210 USD
Deep Diver
(4 Dives)
Including: Manual included
210 USD
Underwater Photographer
(2 Dives)
Including: Manual included, camera not included
210 USD
PADI Underwater Digital Photographer (New!)
(2 Dives)
Including: Manual included, camera not included
210 USD

Transfer details

 Deep Andaman Queen guests can enjoy free scheduled pickup from local hotels and resorts.
That means
- around Phuket & Khao Lak for Similan trips that depart from Tab Lamu Pier. 
- only Phuket for Chalong Pier, Phuket departures.
- only Hat Yai airport / Pak Bara area for Koh Lipe trips that depart from Pak Bara Pier.

09:00 Drop off to Pakbara, Satun : Free 11:00 Drop off to Hat Yai airport : Free
Deep Andaman Queen Scheduled Transfers
3D / 4N Trips
19:30 Pick up from Phuket : Free
21:00 Departure ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
06:00 Return ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
09:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
Deep Andaman Queen Scheduled Transfers
4D / 5N Trips
19:30 Pick up from Phuket : Free
21:00 Departure ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
06:00 Return ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
09:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
Deep Andaman Queen Scheduled Transfers
4D / 5N Trips
17:30 Pick up from Phuket : Free
19:00 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
21:00 Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
06:00 Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
09:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : Free
11:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
Deep Andaman Queen Scheduled Transfers
5D / 6N Trips
17:30 Pick up from Phuket : Free
19:00 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
21:00 Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
06:00 Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
09:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : Free
11:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free

Guests who are unable to meet the scheduled pick ups or would like private transportation are welcome to contact us to arrange a private taxi at the most competitive rates.

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Deep Andaman Queen Reviews

Read real reviews from people who have dived with Deep Andaman Queen
Bob Gilmour
Nationality: British
Dived: 16 March 2022
Boat rating: 9/10
Excellent experience! This was only my 2nd liveaboard but I couldn't have asked for (much) more. First class very professional crew, great boat, delicious food and brilliant diving. Mantas, a whale shark, nudis........ Perhaps all I could have asked for is more time!
Tan Tian Siang Deep Andaman Queen
Tan Tian Siang
Nationality: Singaporean
Dived: 20 February 2019
Boat rating: 9/10
Great service ! Great crew!
Simon604 Deep Andaman Queen
Simon604
Nationality: Canadian
Dived: 18 January 2019
Boat rating: 8/10
Crew was awesome, dive staff were very knowledgeable and conscious of the pros/cons with diving busy sites. Would dive off this boat again for sure.
Dave Deep Andaman Queen
Dave
Nationality: American
Dived: 20 December 2018
Boat rating: 10/10
Great boat, great crew, great diving. You can’t go wrong. Also went from OW to AOW during this trip and appreciated Steve’s teaching and commitment to safety. He’s an amazing swimmer to see.
Gem Deep Andaman Queen
Gem
Nationality: British
Dived: 17 November 2017
Boat rating: 10/10
A fab trip, really friendly boat crew who go above and beyond to make your trip enjoyable. Delicious Thai food. Amazing diving, with beautiful coral, abundant micro and macro sea life. Great dive team - did my PADI AOW onboard. Very helpful and efficient booking team at notroublesjust bubbles, (Jamie goes above and beyond at all hours of the day to help get you the trip you need with personal touches) working around the clo ck to ensure that I was able to book the best trip possible for very competitive rates! Already looking to book my next trip out there! Thank you to everyone for making it so enjoyable!
Nadine Deep Andaman Queen
Nadine
Nationality: Canadian
Dived: 28 February 2017
Boat rating: 9/10
First live aboard experience. Great time! Will repeat. Crew exceptional & attentive, food delicious, dives fun & relaxed! Loved! Loved! Loved! Dive master Leanne was awesome and very professional.
Max gang quad Deep Andaman Queen
Max gang quad
Nationality: Canadian
Dived: 28 February 2017
Boat rating: 9/10
We had a great time on the boat. The crew is fantastic and you can't go wrong with their expertise. We would do it again!
No Name Provided
Nationality: Austrian
Dived: 30 September 2015
Boat rating: 9/10
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