The MV diverace is formerly known as the White Manta. For all the entire cruises in Thailand that has en suite cabins and visits the Similan Islands, MV diverace is the cheapest. It is 26 meters in length and 6 meters in beam. The cruise can accommodate fourteen divers and full charter can accommodates maximum of eighteen divers.
It has seven cabins which are all air conditioned. The boat also has a wide dive deck as well as a packaged of full entertainment and complete facilities for your own safety. There are many other boats that is larger than MV DiveRace but inside this there will be an open space for you to feel its wideness. Sundeck, shaded outdoor dining area and air conditioned saloon are only some of its great features.
MV diverace can lead you around the Thailand’s west coast just like in Similan Islands, Hin Daeng or even in Phi Phi.
Most guests spend their time in the big dining area where the foods and meals are served with a little touch of Thai and International cuisines. For sun lovers, they spend their time in the large sundeck on the upper area to have their tan session while in the middle of dive tours.
Accommodation and Facilities
There will be two master cabins that have double beds, and three deluxe cabins which have bunk beds on the main deck. All of these cabins have own bathrooms inside. There are also two standard bunk cabins that are available with a shared bathroom that is located in the upper deck. Also, all the cabins are air conditioned, has sea view windows, en suite cabins have its own toilet, mirror, hot water shower, hand basin and towels. There are also red reading lights, bedding and shelves, fire warning systems and life jackets.
Best Time to Visit
Any time is not pertinent in using the MV DiveRace; it will depend on the season of your visit. Typically, it is best through the months of October up to the month of May. From the months of May up to August, it is predicted that the weather in gulf of Thailand is at its finest. Considering this, you may choose a tour near the area of gulf of Thailand during those months.
Arrival and Boarding
MV Dive Race offers a four days and four night’s liveaboard cruises from the month of December up to April. Tours will visit the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. Many land transfers are included in the price for the cruise from the hotel that you are staying in to the boat and back again to Phuket. There are airports that pick up the day of your departure. You can arrange your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport for about 5:00 pm day of departure. You may not fly the day you will be back from the tour due to the flying rules that is why you might spend a night in Khao Lak or Phuket then have your own way to the airport on the stated departure date.