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Dolphin Queen Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 7.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Dolphin Queen Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Some people said the crew was excellent and performed their duties well.
- Many divers said that the dive master picked the perfect spots to dive.
- Some people said the liveaboard is in good condition and everything runs smoothly.
3 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people said there was a massive storm that hampered their trip.
- Divers said that the generator and engine room was a noise factor.
- Some people were taken back by the small nature of the boat and cabins.
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Description and details
Diving on the Dolphin Queen liveaboard in Thailand
The Andaman Sea is vouched for its clear water, abundant marine life, and beautiful islands. And that’s where our journey with Dolphin Queen begins; we are set to sail to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon and Richelieu Rock plus the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar in Burma where the waters are made for diving.
Thailand is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich countries in the world and with the diversity of the landscapes, it’s rendered a must-see. You get to discover incredible sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, emerald water, beautiful coral reefs, charming villages and impressive cliffs for a minimum price. You will enjoy a multitude of breathtaking anchorages and multicolored coral reefs! The trip is set for 4 nights, is extremely affordable and suits all adventurous minds with a limited budget.
Dolphin Queen was built in 1999, renovated in 2008 and has been offering low-price cruises since! The 24 meters long yacht holds a maximum of 22 guests. It’s composed of 3 decks and it offers comfortable air-conditioned cabins with sea view. There are three quad cabins, one twin cabin, and four double bed cabins. All shared cabins have curtains for your privacy.
In-between dives activities
You can enjoy yourself on the sun deck with a relaxing Thai massage or a quiet and natural tanning session. If you opt more for appreciating the scenery, you might gaze at some dolphins or giant whale sharks along the way. You can also grab a drink in the open-air lounge and watch some TV if you just want to feel like home. In addition, the spacious fly-bridge terrace includes sun loungers and mattresses for your comfort.
The dining area in the upper deck is cozy-sized and home-like. You will find a buffet where you can grab anything you want from the menu of our most talented chefs. Any food requests or preferences are attended to if we’re informed in advance. You can choose from the mouth-watering Thai cuisine or from our conventional western meals. Vegetarian options are also available. Apart from the meals, drinks, coffee, tea, and other snacks are provided all day long as well as fresh exotic fruits. The gathering around the dinner table is said to be one of the most enjoyable times aboard our ship.
Diving with the Dolphin Queen
One of the advantages of diving with the Dolphin Queen is that you do not need to bring your own diving equipment! In fact, high-quality rental equipment is available onboard! The dive bridge is large and well organized. All the necessary equipment is on-site to ensure optimum preparation. Then, the dive is usually done from the motorized outboard. Indeed, it will transport you directly to the most beautiful diving sites in Thailand.
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Outside Showers
- Seaview Cabins
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Leisure Deck
- Available for Charter