Tripadvisor – Certificate of Excellence 2017!

Tripadvisor – Certificate of Excellence 2017!

We were happy to receive our Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2017  in the post this morning 🙂 Thank you to everyone who has left such wonderful reviews for us!
Similans 2017-2018

Similans 2017-2018

NEW SIMILAN ISLANDS LIVEABOARD SEASON 2017-2018 We’re busy preparing our wonderful Similan Islands Liveaboard vessel MV Oktavia for the first trip of the new 2017-2018 Season. Be the first to see what delights the Similans Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, and...
Your First Similan Islands Liveaboard?

Your First Similan Islands Liveaboard?

What is it like to join a Similan Islands Liveaboard with MV Oktavia? Whether you have years of experience or new to the diving world, the thought of joining your first Similan Islands Liveaboard Cruise may be somewhat daunting:  “What is life on-board like? ...
Oktavia Dive Center – Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Oktavia Dive Center – Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Oktavia Dive Center and MV Oktavia are very proud to display our Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellent for 2017! Once again our wonderful Similan Islands Liveaboard MV Oktavia has achieved fantastic reviews on Tripadvisor and earned their Tripadvisor Certificate of...
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

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...
Similan Islands Pictures – Amazing Guest Photos – Part I

Similan Islands Pictures – Amazing Guest Photos – Part I

Similan Islands Pictures – Once again I have been spoilt by the generosity of our wonderful guests  during our Similan Islands cruise on-board MV Oktavia! This weeks post comes courtesy of Raoul, who joined us with his wife Valerie and daughter Alicia for a 5...

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...