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Manta Queen 2

The Manta Queen 2 liveaboard is 25m/82 feet long with nine cabins and room for twenty guests. The PADI five-star crew speaks French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Chinese, and Japanese. The Manta Queen 2 offers three days & three-night safaris to the Similans Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu Rock.

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Manta Queen 2 Liveaboard

The Overall Review

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In summary, this is what divers think:

Boat on the Manta Queen 2 Liveaboard, Thailand
Manta Queen 2 Liveaboard
Good Liveaboard

3 reasons to dive

  • Divers said they loved diving at Richelieu Rocks as there many stuff to see and explore.
  • Many divers said that the briefings were thorough and well planned.
  • People were happy with the crew and said they set the tone for the whole trip.

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • Some people were taken back by the repetitive nature of the food that was prepared.

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2016
Max divers 20
Internet Yes (free)
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...


  • An affordable 3 days and 3 nights dive experience to explore the Similan Islands, the famous world-wide Richelieu Rock and other amazing dive spots like Koh Bon and Koh Tachai.
  • Built-in 2003 and newly renovated in 2016 dive ship.
  • A maximum of 20 guests for an exclusive adventure.
  • Multilingual boat crew members.
  • Air-conditioned indoor lounge with TV and entertainment space.
  • Spacious sun deck for a perfect tan on the top deck.
  • Great underwater photography conditions.
  • Nitrox, good quality rental dive gear and dive courses are available.
  • Divers are of groups of 5, maximum.
  • Suits families, non divers and snorkels.

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Description and details

Diving on the Manta Queen 2 liveaboard in Thailand

With this glorious ship, you’ll be sailing with us the Andaman Sea to explore inland excursions various Thai islands: Similan Islands, Richelieu Rocks, Koh Bon, and Koh Tachai.
These bites of heaven seem to have it all; the golden beaches, the green lands, the crystal clear waters, the diverse corals and most importantly the captivating marine life that really brings out the adventurous side in all of us. Amidst this sea, we will encounter in all likelihood giant whale sharks, blue spotted sting rays, sea horses, dolphins, leopard sharks, etc…

Vessel features

Manta Queen 2 is a custom built ship for the ultimate diving experience. The experience will last for 3 days and nights in 9 air-conditioned cabins. You can choose from twin bed cabins, double bed cabins, and quad cabins. All of the latter are comfortable, offering a sea view and have private bathrooms. The indoor saloon is a good place to relax; you can enjoy the TV, the Wi-Fi, and the entertainment area. The sun deck is also available for a tanning session or just scenery gazing.

Tasty meals freshly prepared onboard:

The dining area is where memorable friendship and memories are made. Here, in a buffet style, you can pick your meals and enjoy the company of everyone else. Our chefs are first rate cooks and they excel at international cuisine. With the fresh picked ingredients, you can taste the Thai culture in various delicious meals. Nevertheless, we also provide western and Halal cuisine and all diet preferences or allergies are welcomed, we only need to be notified beforehand. Snacks and drinks are also at your disposal at all times.

Professional crew members:

Our crew is well trained and very competent. They are fluent in various languages such as English, Thai, French, Spanish, and Italian. Its members are mainly 5 talented dive staff and 6 boat crew that are very amiable and welcoming. All the team will help you through your journey with open hearts. The dive staff will gladly teach you all you need to know about diving and the sea life while the crew will make your stay unforgettably enjoyable. Rental gear and Nitrox are available on deck as well as adapters and valves.

All safety measures are taken onboard:

Since safety is crucial to all of us, we insured the presence of all the essential equipment such as life jackets, emergency rafts, fire alarms and extinguishers. There are also defibrillators and our crew has been instructed in first aid training. Thus, all people aboard are in safe hands.

Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Available for Charter

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