The Thailand Aggressor is a spacious 115’ yacht with a 23ft. beam, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability.
She is diesel powered, cruises at 9 knots and has 220 - volt/50 hz power onboard. Comfortable accommodations for 16 guests include 8 spacious staterooms each independently air - conditioned, a private head and shower, picture window or porthole view, mirrored cabinet, hair dryer, fresh towels and volume controls.

There are 3 Master staterooms with a queen bed, 3 Deluxe staterooms with two twin beds or one queen bed, 2 Deluxe twin staterooms with two twin beds or can make into a king and each stateroom has a flat screen TV with a hard drive containing a selection of movies.
The Thailand Aggressor has a beautiful spacious salon, large sun deck with shading, Jacuzzi hot tub, chaise lounges and deck chairs, bar, grill and a complete photo/video center. The onboard video format is both NTSC and PAL.

The true treasures of the Andaman Sea are found at famous sites in areas such as the Similan Islands and Richelieu Rock, where the warm, clear water draws large schools of tropical fish, manta rays, and the awe-inspiring whale shark. The wealth of aquatic life will delight underwater photographers and marine naturalists when scuba diving from a liveaboard boat in Thailand.

Thailand Aggressor - schedule

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Thailand Aggressor - prices and what's included

Prices are per person per trip and based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes:

Accommodations aboard the yacht
Airport - boat - airport transfer on the first and final day of the trip
Diving
Compressed air tanks, weights & belts
All meals and snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, local beer and wine

The trip price does not include

Airfare (international and domestic)
Travel insurance – highly recommended
Equipment rentals
Nitrox fills
Certification or specialty courses
Hotel stays/day rooms
Crew gratuity
Port/park fees & taxes of US$290 for (7 nights cruise) and US$350 for (10 nights cruise) payable on board.
Dive insurance is mandatory as is your own personal dive computer (You can rent one for the trip if you do not have your own).
As well as the Mandatory Dive Insurance we highly recommend Trip and Travel Insurance on the off chance of missed or cancelled flights / lost baggage, documents, money or passport / Covid issues or any other unforeseen problems that could possibly occur.
Dive Assure Insurance offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Single Occupancy offer:
If you would prefer a private room there is a single supplement of +65% in addition to the displayed trip price (165% of the advertised trip price) due to each cabin normally being for 2 persons.
If you are a solo traveller and are happy to share then you are charged at the normal advertised rate and you wil be allocated a cabin buddy, who will be another guest, by the cruise director once on board.

Booking Payment and cancellation Terms and Conditions for Aggressor Liveaboards:

Booking deposit: 50% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm the booking.
The remaining final payment of 50% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your booking.
Individual booking made less than 90 days before the departure date are due full payment upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of the money already payed.
Payment can be made via Credit or Debit card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard), Revolut pay, Wise, Bank transfer or Apple and Google pay at no extra charge.

Diving Equipment Rentals (USD) Per week
Full Set (regulator, octopus, BCD, wetsuit, mask, fins, dive computer) $ 175
Regulator with octopus $ 60
Computer $ 60
BCD $ 60
Wetsuit (shorty 3mm) $ 50
Mask / fins / snorkel $ 50
Torch $ 8 per night

100 cubic ft/15L Tank Rentals

The yachts will make every effort to have a 100 cu. ft. tank available when requested but cannot guarantee availability. If the request is met, it will be on a first come first serve basis and there may be a charge for it.

Nitrox Fills and Unlimited Nitrox

Nitrox Student Fills: $80
This includes all nitrox tank fills at 32% beyond the certification level and only available to those who take the course onboard.
price for 7 night charters (10 nights - $130)
Nitrox Unlimited: $100
This includes all Nitrox fills at 32% for certified Nitrox Diver, proof of certification required.
price for 7 night charters (10 nights - $150)
daily rate is pro-rated by diving days

Thailand Aggressor - cabins

Thai Aggressor has comfortable accommodations for 16 guests in 8 spacious staterooms

Master Stateroom
The 3 Master staterooms are #2 and #3 on the main deck with picture windows and #1 on the lower deck all with queen sized beds.
All staterooms have independently controllled air-conditioners, a private head and shower, mirrored cabinet, hair dryer, fresh towels and volume controls.
All cabins have a flat screen TV with movies

  • Thailand Aggressor

    Main Deck Master Cabin

  • Thailand Aggressor

    Main Deck Master Cabin

Deluxe Stateroom
There are 3 Deluxe staterooms with two twin beds or one queen bed (#6, #7 and #8) and 2 Deluxe twin staterooms with two twin beds that can be made into a kingsize (#4 and #5)
The Deluxe cabins can be either twin share for 2 singles or a double for a couple and have a picture window view.
All staterooms have independently controllled air-conditioners, a private head and shower, mirrored cabinet, hair dryer, fresh towels and volume controls.
All cabins have a flat screen TV with movies

  • Thailand Aggressor

    Main Deck Deluxe Cabin

  • Thailand Aggressor

    Main Deck Deluxe Cabin

Thailand Aggressor - itineraries

Please choose your Itinerary

North Andaman / Similan Islands
South Andaman / Phuket, Phi Phi and Lanta (Hin Muang and Hin Daeng)

We recommend that you check your travel insurance will cover anything interrupting your travel plans as well as offer great dive insurance
We recommend Dive Assure Insurance as it offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Getting There, Passports & Visa Documentation
The island of Phuket lies in the Andaman Sea off the south west coast of Thailand in the geographic region of Mainland Southeast Asia.
Phuket is separated from the mainland by a channel at its northernmost point, where the Sarasin Bridge connects the island to the mainland.
Countries bordering Thailand are Malaysia, Burma, Cambodia and Laos.

The Phuket International Airport (HKT) is in the north of the island, and is Thailand's second largest hub to Bangkok.
This is the airport guests will fly into when doing the Andaman Sea (North and South) itineraries.
There are numerous connecting flights from the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia and Australia offering daily service to Phuket via Bangkok, alternate direct flights from Dubai, Hong Kong and Seoul to Phuket. Airlines offering service are Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Thai Airways, Asiana Airlines and Malaysia Airlines.

Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket.
Your passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry.
It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country.
Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.

Arrival/Boarding/Departure
There are two itineraries, north Andaman Sea and south Andaman Sea itineraries that operate from two different locations. Be sure you know which one you will depart from.

We highly suggest arriving a few days early and visiting Bangkok.
Transfers are free of charge on the charter arrival/departure dates at the following pick up points:

Tap Lamu Pier (North Itinerary)
Charter Start Date

Saturday 4 pm Phuket International Airport (HKT) for transfer to Tap Lamu Pier.
Saturday 4 pm Kantary Beach Hotel and Villas for transfer to Tap Lamu Pier.

Charter End Date
Saturday 8 am departure to Phuket International Airport (HKT).
Saturday 8 am departure to host hotels.

Guests arriving at the Phuket (HKT) International Airport on the day of the charter and the host hotels will be met at the above times by a Thailand Aggressor representative.
If you are already on island, you may make your own way to the Thailand Aggressor, docked at Chalong Pier or Tap Lamu Pier for a 6 pm boarding or, you may meet at one of the above pick up points.
Please Note: 7 Day advance notification is required for transfer arrangements.

Chalong Pier (South Itinerary)<

Charter Start Date

Saturday 4 pm Phuket International Airport (HKT) for transfer to Chalong Pier.
Saturday 4-4:45 pm Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa to Chalong Pier.

Charter End Date
Saturday 8 am departure to Phuket International Airport (HKT).
Saturday 8 am departure to host hotels.
Guests will be met at the Phuket International Airport by a Thailand Aggressor representative or the met at the host hotel. For guests wanting to arrive early or stay later, please reach out to our Detours Travel Department for information.
Please Note: 7 Day advance notification is required for transfer arrangements.

Docking
The Thailand Aggressor departs from either the
Chalong Pier for the Southern trip, which is located in the southern part of Phuket
OR
Tap Lamu Pier for the Northern trip, which is located 90 minutes north from the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and just south of Khao Lak, a beautiful hilly mountainous region and tourist area.

The yacht departs from all ports Saturday evening for its first night anchorage to prepare for diving the next morning.
The yacht will arrive back to all piers Friday afternoon/early evening.
The crew will host a cocktail party then dinner will be served onboard.

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Thailand and Myanmar.
When is the best time to Go - How to get to the Similans - The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in Thailand - Similans Diving and Dive sites - Information about the Similans - What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Thailand Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Thailand Aggressor - diving

Similan islands dive sites

Thailand liveaboard trips to the Similan islands and Richelieu rock generally last 4-6 days and leave either from Phuket island on the west coast of Thailand or Thaplamu one and half hours north of Phuket.
Travelling overnight they arrive in the Similan islands on the following morning to begin your first days diving. Continuing north over the course of the trip to Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and finally the amazing Richelieu rock. These liveaboards encompass the best diving that Thailand has to offer on the best boats Thailand has to offer.?
All our boats are liveaboards for people enthusiastic or serious about their diving but also welcome snorkellers and non-divers who will have their own separate itinerary.

Boulder City (Island Three - Koh Payan)

Boulder City lies some 200 meter south of Koh Payan. The dive site is completely submerged with two mooring buoys to mark the location, one at the north end and one at the south. Descending down the north line takes you to 20 meters and the south line to 30 meters. This is a dive in the 20 to 30 meter mark making it not a long dive but the underwater scenery here is spectacular with large granite boulders some bigger than a house, with swim-throughs and the chance of swimming with large pelagics. Eagle and manta rays cruise around the large boulders while large fan tail rays rest in the sandy bottom. This is also where I have been lucky enough on two separate occasions last season to witness the mating of leopard sharks. With a family of large humphead parrot fish and napoleon wrasse living in the area the beautiful soft corals and large gorgonian sea fans make this an eye opening dive site with the occasional whale shark cruising past.

Koh Miang # 4 Honeymoon Bay

Honeymoon Bay is a beautiful bay on the back side of island 4 with its quiet beach and tranquil bay it’s the perfect place for a snorkel or our sunset dives on the gentle slopping reef down to 24 meters. In the shallows around the coral heads you will find octopus, crabs and mantis shrimps on the hunt for food.

With the occasional hawksbill sea turtle and white tip reef shark patrolling the reef will keep you busy on your dive.

Koh Payu # 7 Deep Six

Deep six lies on the northern tip of island 7 and has a buoy line running down to 18 meters there as the name implies you can descend down to over 60 meters. Here the dramatic underwater boulders have formed some excellent swim throughs, tunnels and canyons that make this an exciting dive. But down in the soft coral garden the largest gorgonian sea fans in the Similans survive untouched. With the occasional manta ray gliding passed in the blue will make for an enjoyable dive.

Elephant Head, Hin Pousar

Deep six lies on the northern tip of island 7 and has a buoy line running down to 18 meters there as the name implies you can descend down to over 60 meters. Here the dramatic underwater boulders have formed some excellent swim throughs, tunnels and canyons that make this an exciting dive. But down in the soft coral garden the largest gorgonian sea fans in the Similans survive untouched. With the occasional manta ray gliding passed in the blue will make for an enjoyable dive.

Koh Bangu #9 North Point

North point lies on the west side of the island with a dramatic underwater scenery of large boulders with canyons and swim throughs. As you descend down the line passed the tall fin bat fish and head through the tunnels, keep your eyes open for a pair of Napoleon wrasse. In between the large canyons grow large gorgonian sea fans with excellent soft corals hiding harlequin ghost pipe fish but a look out into the blue can be rewarding with frequent visits from the graceful manta ray passing over head.

Koh Bon - The Pinnacle

Koh Bon island lies 12 nautical miles south of Koh Tachai island and the dive site is located around 150 meters north west of the island and has no bouy line so location is by GPS. When the captain signals its time to jump into the blue and descend down to the pinnacles. The top is around 18 meters and continues to run down to over 50 meters to the sand bottom were the docile leopard shark sleeps while white tip reef sharks patrol the reef in search of a meal.

These amazing pinnacles are covered with colourful soft coral trees, large gorgonian sea fans and barrel sponges running down the walls. With 5 species of clown fish in the magnificent anemones and their shrimp and porcelain crab hosts its difficult to keep your eyes of the pinnacles but a look out in to the blue can be rewarding with manta rays gliding around and the occasional whale shark. But don’t forget to keep a check on your air supply as its time to head back to the surface and leave these beautiful creatures behind.

Koh Tachai Island - The Dome

Koh Tachai lies 22 nautical miles south of Surin, the dive site is located around 200 meters south of the island and is marked with a bouy line which descends down to 16 meters to reach the top of the plateau. From here you decide which way to go ? North or South. North takes you over the plateau to the beautiful coral garden at around 22meters to 26meters with some of the best soft corals and sea fans in the area, which will keep underwater photographers busy. South takes you down over the large boulders to between 36meters and 40meters to reach the sandy bottom looking for the docile leopard shark and large stingrays. Up above schooling great barracudas with tunas and trevallys darting down to catch the baitfish hanging around the reef. With a multitude of small creatures to look at try not to forget a look into the blue to see the manta rays gliding past and the occasional whale shark make Koh Tachai a spectacular dive site.

Richelieu Rock

Richelieu lies 7.5 nautical miles east of the Surin islands national marine park. Here this large rock pinnacle just breaks the surface at low tide and descends down to around 33 meters to the sandy bottom. The northern side has an excellent wall with lots of cracks and holes for you to look inside. The wall is covered with coral and zig zag oysters where you can find over ten species of moray eels like the commonly spotted white eyed, giant, yellow edged, and bartail morays or the shy dragon, leopard, honeycomb and zebra morays.

The wall is all so home to many species of shrimps from the cleaners, anemone, saron, squat and the colorful harlequin shrimps. The west side contains mostly soft corals and sea fans with ghost pipefish and tigertail sea horses hiding in between the branches. But its here where we all so encounter large schools of silver jacks and bluefin trevallys with chevron and great barracudas too.

Its also home to the gentle giant the whale shark anywhere from 2 meter babys to 8 meter subadults. The walls seem to move with so much life or look closely at the camouflaged scorpion, stone and lionfishes that blend in to the rock. A truly spectacular dive site no matter what the visibility.

Koh Bida Nok and Koh Bida Nai Islands - Koh Phi Phi

These two uninhabited islands lie south of Phi Phi and are a Mecca for leopard sharks. These harmless and docile creatures are usually sleeping around the sand and coral banks of the islands usually no deeper than 20 meters. With Bida Nok as the larger of the two it offers great hard and soft corals with turtles and sea snakes passing bye. The deeper of the two with depths to 30 meters on the west side wall teeming with life from lionfish to baby morays poking there heads from the cracks and well camouflaged octopuses blending in to the rocks will keep your eyes busy on this dive site.

Bida Nai island smaller and slightly shallower offers the chance to see the sleeping leopard shark anywhere from 1 to 10 sharks resting on the bottom in between the staghorn corals. Here the soft corals are abound with their beautiful colors but look closely at the sea fans to find the Tiger-tail sea horse. With two swim-throughs covered in small baitfish and shrimps, lots of colorful reef fish and schools of barracuda and trevallys darting over the reef, and not forgetting the many nudibranches along the way make this a wonderful dive site.

Diving License Logbook
As a safety precaution for all our guests, as well as to identify the experience level of each diver, it is required that all divers possess proper and valid diving license / certification card, as well as the most updated logbook, which will be checked upon boarding the ship.

Thailand Aggressor - specs

The Thailand Aggressor is built to U.S. Coast Guard and A.B.S. standards with a full complement of safety equipment.
Length : 115 ft.
Beam : 23
Passengers : 16
Staterooms : 8
Crew : 8