MY Genesis 1

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Specials: Free Nitrox fills for certified divers
Specials: Last-minute deal for final spaces on Feb 22-24 trip.
Specials: Last-minute discount for March 1-3 @ Similans
Genesis liveaboard dive boat
Type Liveaboard
Departs from Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak
No. of guests 12
Boat rating : 9/10 Based on 3 divers
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Prices from: 608 USD
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Run by an extremely-professional but friendly European team, MY Genesis 1 is a very popular liveaboard diving boat based in Khao Lak. Genesis sails with no more than 12 lucky divers to The Similan Islands for three days & two nights, then after a night in port visits Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock, which are easily Thailand’s best diving spots. Therefore, guests can choose which area best suits their diving level and experience, and many stay on board for the full 6D/5N to see all of the best diving Thailand has to offer.

My-Genesis-1-liveaboard-BoatThe boat is 25m long and has seven air-conditioned cabins. Five are twin bunks, and the other two are singles. Each cabin has its own air conditioning remote control, enabling guests to adjust the temperature and get a good night’s sleep in preparation for the best diving experience. The attention to detail by the local crew and western staff ensures that guests (both divers & non-divers) enjoy safe & comfortable, but fun & friendly trips.

Unlike most other Similan Islands liveaboard diving boats, Genesis sets sail in the morning, but not too early. Divers on Genesis still get to enjoy three dives on the first & final days of each cruise, and four on the middle day. The 3D/2N trips alternate between the two main diving areas, instead of trying to cram all of the dive sites into one typical 4D/4N trip. Also, some divers prefer to only visit the easier Similans, or the more challenging ‘northern sites.’

The trips to the Similan Islands have excellent diving at great dive sites, plus you get the chance to visit the iconic Donald Duck Bay and get some sand between your toes. Open Water Divers or above will really enoy these trips.

The 'Northern Tour' starts at Koh Bon, and then you dive at Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock. There are no beach visits on this itinerary, but the three dive locations are the best in Thailand. Open Water divers can join, but Advanced or experienced divers will get more out of the trips.

For certified divers, Nitrox fills are for free on Genesis, and there is also a range of diving courses that can be taken, all at competitive rates. The equipment, facilities, food and whole experience are excellent on MY Genesis 1, and these are just some of the reasons it’s so popular.

MY Genesis 1 Prices & Schedule

MY Genesis 1 Diver Prices Overview 2019 / 2020
DestinationsDuration Twin Cabin Single Cabin
Similan Islands, Boonsung Wreck,
( 10 Dives)
3D / 2N Twin Cabin608 USD Single Cabin740 USD
Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck,
( 10 Dives)
3D / 2N Twin Cabin640 USD Single Cabin772 USD
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck,
( 20 Dives)
6D / 5N Twin Cabin1,174 USD Single Cabin1,447 USD
Genesis Special Offers Coming Up
Discounted remaining spaces
Similan Islands, Boonsung Wreck,
( 10 Dives)
Departs: 22 Feb 2019
Return: 24 Feb 2019
3D / 2N Twin Cabin
Special Offer
608 USD
482 USD
Single Cabin
Special Offer
740 USD
547 USD
Discounted remaining spaces
Similan Islands, Boonsung Wreck,
( 10 Dives)
Departs: 01 Mar 2019
Return: 03 Mar 2019
3D / 2N Twin Cabin
Special Offer
608 USD
482 USD
Single Cabin
Special Offer
740 USD
547 USD
Included In The Price

Transfers to and from local hotels
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
Soft drinks
Night diving torch
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price

Transfers to & from the airport
Dive equipment
National park fees
Dive computer
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Larger tanks
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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MY Genesis 1 Itinerary

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Genesis guests are collected for free from most hotels and resorts around Khao Lak. Picku up is at a time in the morning to enable everyone to be on board for a 9.00am departure from Tab Lamu Pier.

Day 1 : 3 dives

Day 2 : 4 dives

Day 3 : 3 dives

After the third and final dive on Day 3, Genesis returns to Khao Lak's Tab Lamu Pier, and guests are taken to their chosen destination.

If you're joining a 6D/5N trip, you will spend one night on board in the harbour.

Click on the itineraries below for more details.

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.

MY Genesis 1 Itineraries
Itinerary Name (click the itinerary name to open) Days / Nights Number of dives
Similan Islands, Boonsung Wreck 3 Days / 2 Nights 10 Dives
Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck 3 Days / 2 Nights 10 Dives
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck 6 Days / 5 Nights 20 Dives

MY Genesis 1 Facilites, Layout and Specifications

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Facilities Available with MY Genesis 1
Nitrox Available
Air con
Courses Available
Free Pickup
Suitable for Children
Single cabins available
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter
Beach Transfers

My Genesis 1 Layout


TC : Twin Cabins
SC : Single Cabins
CC : Crew Cabin
T : Toilet
S : Shower


CC : Crew Cabin


My Genesis 1 Specifications
Length: 25 Metres
Engines: 2 X 360 PS V-10 Engines
Generators: 2 X 35 KVA Generators & 1 X 25 KVA Generator (220 V AC; 24/12 V DC)
Compressors: 3 Bauer Compressors (220 L/min X 3)
Fresh Water: 6,000 Litre Freshwater Tank
Oxygen:  28 X 12 Litre Tanks, 50 Litre Oxygen.
Instrumentation:  GPS Sat. Nav., 3D-sidefinder, Radar, Satellite Phone, Mobile Phone, CB-radio
Safety: Zodiac (Dinghy), Life-raft
Entertainment: TV, Video & Hi-fi
Cabins: 5 Twin-bunk Cabins & 2 Single Cabins

MY Genesis 1 Courses

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The professional team on MY Genesis are happy to help you through one of several PADI or SSI diving courses while you enjoy your 3D/2N Similan Islands or Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock liveaboard diving safari. Just let us know before the trip and we can usually organize the diving course to suit you. By far the most popular is the Advanced Open Water, which can be done in conjunction with PADI or SSI at a competitive price of 7,500 THB, as well as the SSI Advanced Adventure Diver. The SSI Deep Diver Specialty is just 4,500 THB, too. Finally, with Nitrox fills for free on MY Genesis 1 liveaboard cruises, it makes a lot of sense to take the EAN (Enriched Air Nitrox) course at just 7,500 THB. Please let us know which course you may be interested in taking part in aboard MY Genesis and we will give you a prompt and competitive quotation.

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MY Genesis 1 Transfer details

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MY Genesis guests are offered free transfers from most of Khao Lak's hotels and resorts. Guests coming from Phuket need come by private taxi and arrive in plenty fo time at Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak.

Each guest's transfer will be dealt with individually, and discussed prior to their cruise.

At the end of the trip Genesis guests returning to Khao Lak get free scheduled transfers. Those who need a taxi to Phuket can ask us or the Genesis team to organise this.

MY Genesis 1 Scheduled Transfers
3D / 2N Trips
07:45 - 08:30 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
09:00 Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
17:00 Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
17:00 - 18:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : 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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Genuine MY Genesis 1 Reviews

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MY Genesis 1 Reviews

Patcy Genesis
Dived: 10 January 2019
Boat rating: 10/10
My parents and I joined Genesis for the Surin national park trip. Our favourite part was Richelieu Rock, arguably my favourite dive site in Thailand! We were lucky to dive it three times. Beautiful, healthy, soft and colourful coral on the top, and interesting and unique landscape and creatures on the bottom portion. The liveaboard had AMAZING FOOD and we ate like kings for three days. Thank you to the Genesis staff for ta king good care of us and most importantly thank you to JAMIE for answering my millions of questions and helping us every step of the way. more
Dived: 02 April 2016
Boat rating: 8/10
Dived: 23 October 2015
Boat rating: 9/10
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