Oktavia is a budget friendly professional dive liveaboard, it offers a regular 5D5N trip in the Similan Islands. It can accommodate up to 22 guests.
Oktavia is a beautiful wooden boat which is 30 meter long, 6.5 meter wide and weighing in at 150 tons, cruise at 8 up to 10 knots. It was built in 2003 then modified and refurbished again in 2007.
Oktavia was originally built to hold 33 guests, but in order to provide guests the maximum comfort and space, this boat limited the guest capacity to just 22 people per trip. This means even when the boat is fully booked, there will still be a lot of space for everyone. And due to its big size, the cruising will be very comfortable, even when the sea gets a bit rough.
Oktavia provide adventure cruising with a complete experience with diving, snorkeling, beach runs, island excursions, jungle walks, treasure hunts for the kids, marine life presentations, beach football and more. It’s really suitable for everyone wants to experience an amazing liveaboard trip in the Similan Islands.
On the upper deck, which is also called the ‘party deck’, is equipped with media-PC, LCD TV, DVD/CD player, book exchange library and some board games, bar. During the meals time, it also can be used as a dining area which provide guests 3 main meals a day in buffet style and always include a vegetarian dish, snacks are normally served twice a day. For guests with special dietary requirements, just simply mention it at the time of booking, we will do the best we can to inform the chef in advance.
The large sundeck offers plenty of space for guests relax at the sun beds, the yoga mats, the comfortable armchairs and even a large sofa area. And part of the sundeck are shaded, so even those who have sensitive skin can come here and enjoy the freash air and beautiful sea view. In good weather guests have been known to sleep under the stars up here and as long as you’re not disturbing anyone you can too.
There is an equipment room which keeps all the Scubapro rental dive equipment on the boat, so there will be no problems with wrong sizes rental equipments, you can always change it during the cruise.
Oktavia has 11 cabins in total, with different cabin types, it only accept a maximum of 22 guests.
All cabins have air-conditioning and equipped with fan, reading light, shelf unit, electrical outlets (running 220 volt), windows, sheets and towels.
2 Master Suites:
Located on the upper deck and stretching across the entire width of the boat, with 27 square meters in size. Feature a King size bed, individual air-conditioning, fan, desk, fridge, tv and lounge chairs. And inflatable spare beds are available, so that a family of 2 adults and 2 kids can fits comfortably in one master cabin.
4 Standard Double Cabins:
Located on the main deck, with one large double bed, use shared bathroom.
5 Standard Twin Cabins:
Located on the main deck, with two bunk beds, use shared bathroom.
4 Sharing Bathrooms:
European-style with hot showers as well as 3 showers on the dive platform.
Similan route: 6 Days / 5 Nights (19 Dives)
No dive provided on the day of arrival.
Fins/Mask/Snorkel can be provided free of charge.
All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.
All divers should be trained to AOW or above level. (Or you should take AOW course on board)
Nitrox：Available with additional cost
15L Tanks：Available with additional cost
REBREATHER Dive：Not available at the moment
Dive Equipment Rental：Available with additional cost
Dive insurance：Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
Wi-Fi Internet ：Not available at the moment
Laundry Service：Not available at the moment
Massage Service：Depends on the availabilities, with additional cost.
Payment on board：By cash only (THB)
Crew Number：12 or more, including 4 dive guides