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Another Wahleshark sighting at Koh Bon Hin Luang - fantastic season start at the Similan Islands!!!


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Welcome on-board folks! “Gooood morning everyone! The Similan Islands are waiting for you” said two of the diving instructors. For those who don’t drink coffee, a first dive at West of Eden is just the perfect way to wake up. On the diving menu were Turtles, Giant Mantis Shrimp, Frog Fish, and a group of rainbow runners swimming around like a group of 5 year old kids in a pla...

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First Whaleshark of the Similan Island dive season at Koh Bon Island!!!


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This is the story of 14 nationalities bringing the Manta Queen 1 Similan Islands Liveaboard on her 2nd trip of this season to the beautiful islands. No less than 15 guests, 12 staff and our amazing boat crew were ready for 4 days and 4 nights of Similan Island diving adventure exploring the Under-Water World of the Andaman Sea, waking up to the sound of the ocean splashing to t...

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Richelieu Rock one of the top 10 dives sites in the world!


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RICHELIEU ROCK aka "The Rock" – Surin Islands Richelieu Rock is a dive site in the Andaman Sea of Thailand near the Surin Island Marine National Park, north of the Similan Island Archipelago. It is part of the Surin National Marine Park although being about 18 km east of Surin Island. The most famous dive site of Thailand, Richelieu Rock is an isolated diving pinnacle which is hom...

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Your key to a perfect live-aboard trip!


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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures is proud to introduce our first ever VIP Membership. This priviledged membership will further increase our service towards our divers in the future. Khao Lak Scuba Adventures would like to directly reward the loyalty and trust of divers that choose to book directly with us as dive tour operator. We will issue an automated membership for all our divers that directly ...

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New Manta Queen 8 delivered and ready to serve you from November 03.11.2017


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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures "The Manta Queen Liveabords" is proud to present to you our newest boat. Manta Queen 8!   We are very excited to present this boat to you for your next trip. The boat itself is a wooden hulled boat with teak floors. It length at 27 meters and a beam of 7.5 metres makes it one of our larger boats.  With a maximum capacity of 24 guests it is ...

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Explore the hidden treasures of the Similan Islands on an underwater scooter!!!


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Can you imagine to explore several dive sites during a single dive at the Similan Islands! See what others are not able to experience? Can you imagine to spot a Whaleshark or Manta Ray and effordless accompanying this magnificient creatures without trying to catch up with them and end up exhausted and low on air after a couple of minutes? Can you image to explore hidden dive sites that are o...

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Yearly dive equipment maintenance at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures


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    Proper scuba diving equipment maintenance is very important and crucial for a dive centre to guarantee safe diving trips to their divers.  Diving equipment is continously submerged in salt and chlorinated pool water so unless it is properly maintained it will start to decay and become unsafe.  Here at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures our 2 in-house technitians are usin...

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Beach Clean up Trash Hero and Khao Lak Scuba Adventures


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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures and The Haven Khao Lak Resort would like to say thank you to our 31 amazing Trash Heroes participating in the beach clean up in Khuk Khak beach, Khao Lak, Thailand.  This was our 14. clean up since we founded the Trash Hero Chapter Khao Lak and we have collected another 175kg of trash from Khuk Khak Beach.  If you'd like to join us next week for our 15. cl...

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THANK YOU ALL for a fantastic diving season from Oct. 2016 to May 2017!


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Thank you, vielen dank, muchas gracias, mercy, dziękuję ci, 谢谢, dank je, tack, cпасибо, takk skal du ha, mile grazie, תודה, kiitos, धन्यवाद for another incredible cool diving season. The Similan Islands Marine Park is now closed due to the South West Monsoon season in the Andaman Sea between the 15th of May until 15th of October. More then 250 succesfull li...

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Why we love to do what we do!


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The Team of Khao Lak Scuba Adventures is somehow something special in the diving industry in Thailand. Every dive center will claim the same for itself but I believe we really are! Who am I? I am one of the 150 staff members working for the KSA family (short for Khao Lak Scuba Adventures) and my name is Fabian. I came to the little town of Khao Lak 16 years ago as a PADI dive instructor work...

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Former guest on Manta Queen 1 becomes new dive staff member at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures!


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Hello everyone, my name is Adeline and I’m am from France. Currently I am a PADI IDC Staff Instructor and soon I will be woking with Khao Lak Scuba Adventures. I’m in relationship with the ocean since 8 years, when I tried diving for the first time, in the Indian Ocean, I knew this is my passion and I wanted to follow my feeling to become a PADI Pro in Thailand. ...

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PADI Instructor Maher a success story from our in-house training pool.


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My name is Maher (or “My Hair”), I am 32 years old and I am French/Algerian origin. I have an Engineering degree and worked for large insurance companies for more than 6 years.  A few years ago, I chose to change my life and become a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor and found exactly what I was looking for; the job and life I have always been dreaming of.  I have been diving ...

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ALWAYS LOVED AND NEVER FORGOTTEN!!! RIP ISMAEL ROMERO RICOTE


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We here at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures would like to extend our sympathies to the family and friends of Ismael Romero. Isma was loved throughout our company and we still in shock with the news of his sudden passing. We all meet many people in our lives, some we remember forever. Isma is one of those people we will remember forever. Wherever he went he brought great joy into peoples lives. We w...

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Khao Lak Scuba Adventures joined as main contributor to the Trash Hero cause in Khao Lak


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We clean, we educate, we change! While solving the global garbage problem may be complex, knowing what to do about the garbage that is currently littered on our beaches and in our communities is relatively simple: pick it up! Khao Lak Scuba Adventures has recently founded the Khao Lak Chapter of the Trash Hero movement. The idea people come together once a week to pick up trash fro...

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Manta Queen 7 live aboard, last trip of the Similan Island season


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Manta Queen 7 heading for it's last Similan Island liveaboard trip. The magical final trip of Manta Queen 7 for the 2016/17 season, and what a way to end the it! With a full boat, plenty of enthusiasm and lots of excitement, we set off for the Similan Islands to see our share of amazing sea life. In the Similan Islands we were treated to some spectacular dives. After each dive, the ...

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