Khao Lak

Khao Lak

Khao Lak Khao Lak is a beautiful tourist destination nestled between the blue waters of the Andaman Sea and the lush tropical forest of the Lam Ru National Park.  Originally a small village to the south of the mountain road, Khao Lak has now developed into a generic...
Manta Ray – Shark Bite!

Manta Ray – Shark Bite!

Manta Ray Shark Bite This picture  of a Manta Ray was taken at Koh Bon West Ridge during one of our 5 Day/5 Night Similan Islands Liveaboard cruises with Oktavia Dive Center.  A large predatory wound could be clearly seen on the rear left of her pectoral fin as this...
What is a Similan Islands Liveaboard?  Take a look for yourself on-board MV Oktavia!

What is a Similan Islands Liveaboard? Take a look for yourself on-board MV Oktavia!

What is a Similan Islands Liveaboard? Well, another amazing season comes to an end and so it seems like a good time to explain and show exactly what life on-board MV Oktavia is like during our Similan Islands Liveaboard.  This movie was filmed on location and captures...

Richelieu Rock Diving

A great new video, this time from one of our Dive Instructors – Joseba.  Meet the Team, the boat, and see the amazing marine life we enjoy at Richelieu Rock Diving or Snorkelling during our Similan Islands Liveaboard Cruises! This short film gives you a great...
Giant Manta Ray – Thailand Diving at its Best!

Giant Manta Ray – Thailand Diving at its Best!

Meeting a Giant Manta Ray for the first time is one of the reasons why so many divers choose MV Oktavia for their Similan Islands Liveaboard experience!  Joining us for a 5 Day/5 Night Liveaboard Cruise through the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and Richelieu...
Thailand’s Best Diving – Latest Guest Video!

Thailand’s Best Diving – Latest Guest Video!

Thailand’s Best Diving New in this week is our latest video taken by another of our wonderful guests – Irene.  Capturing Thailand’s best diving during her latest Similan Islands Liveaboard with MV Oktavia. In addition to capturing some of the amazing...
Similan Islands Pictures – Amazing Guest Photos, Part II

Similan Islands Pictures – Amazing Guest Photos, Part II

Well, as promised, here’s the second part of Raoul’s Similan Islands Pictures 🙂 If you have seen my previous post, these amazing pictures were taken by our guest Raoul during his family’s MV Oktavia New Year Liveaboard Cruise. Raoul, his wife...

Thailand Scuba Diving – Guest Video!

Well, the New Year has come and it’s about time we featured another Thailand Scuba Diving video.  This Similan Islands diving video was sent in by one of our lovely guests who joined us on-board MV Oktavia. This weeks video has been kindly donated by Rob and...

Similan Islands Snorkel – It’s not just about the Diving!

Similan Islands Snorkel – This was not the first time on MV Oktavia for Martin. Many of our guests enjoy their time so much they just have to come back and join us again! Although unable to dive this time, that certainly wasn’t going to put Martin off...

Our YouTube Channel – See for Yourself!

To get a real idea of what our Similan Island Liveaboard Dive & Snorkel Cruises are all bout, click on the link below to view our YouTube Channel. MV OKTAVIA – YOUTUBE CHANNEL I’ll be adding new videos throughout the season so please click...

Similans Liveaboard 2016-17 Season

Similans Liveaboard Information for 2016-17 Season We are now open to take booking for the next coming season of 2016-17...Our prices will remain the same as the current season so not big hikes in fees to pay. If you'd like to guarantee your place, especially during...

Similans Diving 2015-2016

2015-2016 season for Similan Islands liveaboard availability on M/V Oktavia 2015-2016 season for Similan Islands liveaboard availability on M/V Oktavia   2+2 = Similan Islands 4-9 3+2 = Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock and Boonsung Wreck 4+4 = Similan Island...
Dive into the Similans in November

Dive into the Similans in November

One of the most commonly asked questions is when is the best time to go diving in the Similan Islands and while December to May draws divers in like fish to bait, November remains one of the best months to strap on your fins and explore the Similans. The month of...