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MV Krishna Similan Richelieu liveaboard diving
Thailand Thailand
Type: Liveaboard
Departs from: / Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak
No. of guests: 22
Prices from: 647 USD
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M/V Krishna is a very popular Similan & Richelieu diving liveaboard. The reasons for its popularity are mainly the great value, plenty of delicious food, friendly & helpful staff, and its selection of exciting itineraries. The boat can accommodate up to 22 guests, most of which stay in twin cabins, but there's also a double-bed cabin and a 4-bunk cabin.

Unlike a lot of other Similan liveaboards which have guest cabins below deck, all of Krishna's guest cabins are above the water line, on the main and upper decks. There are six guest cabins on the main deck, which are four twins, one double and a 4-bunk shared cabin. And at the rear of this main deck are four communal guest bathrooms, with hot and cold fresh-water showers. Further back is a large and well-designed dive platform, where everyone's gear is securely stored for the trip. Up to 30 tanks can be stored here, but the boat rarely needs that many.

Dive deckThe upper deck of M/V Krishna is where you will find four more twin-bed guest cabins. At the front is a simple lounge saloon, that is fully air conditioned. But at the rear of this upper deck is where you will spend most of your non-diving time during the trip. Here we have a large outdoor dining and chill area that is sheltered and can be covered on three sides if there's rain. There's plenty of seating to share a drink with other guests, or to read a book. Here's where you will enjoy delicious meals served throughout the cruise. In addition to meals served buffet style at set times, there's always fruit and snacks available 24 hours a day.

The dive team and boat crew have lots of experience in these waters and appear to always be on hand to help. Whether that's to locate your mask, help you put on your fins, or to gently help you out of the water or dinghy at the end of a dive. There's Nitrox available for certified divers, and if you're not Nitrox certified and want to be, you can usually do the course on board.

Krishna has a choice of itineraries, and in the high season these focus on The Similan Islands and north Andaman (Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock). On the boat's longer trips, you can spend an extra night on board, then disembark the boat in the morning. This means you don't need to book a hotel, and you can go directly to Phuket airport. Krishna's shorter North Andaman trips end late in the afternoon on the final day, and you disembark before dark.

Prices & Schedule

MV Krishna Diver Prices Overview 2024 / 2025
DestinationsDuration Quad Twin Double Upper Twin
, , , , Prathong Wreck, T13
( 11 Dives)
3D / 3N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
( 11 Dives)
5D / 4N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
Racha -Phi Phi
( 11 Dives)
3D / 3N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
South andaman
( 11 Dives)
3D / 3N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
Koh Bon-Richelieu
( 15 Dives)
4D / 5N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
, , , , , Pratong Wreck,
( 15 Dives)
4D / 5N Quad647 USD Twin702 USD Double702 USD Upper Twin729 USD
, , , , , Pratong Wreck, , T13
( 19 Dives)
5D / 6N Quad784 USD Twin867 USD Double867 USD Upper Twin894 USD
Included In The Price
Transfers to & from the airport
Transfers to and from local hotels
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price
National park fees
Dive computer
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Larger tanks
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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Booking / Enquiry

Krishna has three main itineraries in the north Andaman, plus some in the south Andaman which we have not displayed yet.

The 3D/3N trips are also shown as 4D/3N on some other websites. These trips start in the evening, and your first dives are the following day. You dive for three full days and disembark the boat in the late afternoon of the final day.

The 4D/5N & 5D/6N trips (shown on some other websites as 6D/5N & 7D/6N) allow guests to spend the final night on board, and disembark the following morning. This means you don't need to book a local hotel, and you can go directly to the airport.

More details can be seen if you click on the items below.

The itineraries below are the most-common for each trip, but these can sometimes be changed for a number of reasons. Small changes are made due to weather & sea conditions, special marine life sightings, overcrowded dive sites, local-authorities' instructions, and the needs & requests of the paying guests. The safety & comfort of all guests is most important at all times.

Itinerary Name (click the itinerary name to open) Days / Nights Number of dives
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin Islands, Pratong Wreck, Boonsung Wreck 4 Days / 5 Nights 15 Dives
Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck, Prathong Wreck, T13 3 Days / 3 Nights 11 Dives

Facilites, Layout and Specifications

Facilities Available with MV Krishna
Nitrox Available
Air con
Courses Available
Free Pickup
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Available to Charter
MV Krishna Layout
Krishna deck plan
MV Krishna Specifications
Length: 27 Metres.
Beam: 6.5 Metres.


Taking part in the Advanced Open Water and Nitrox course is possible on MV Krishna.
Sometimes it's possible to decide during the trip, but it's usually better to inform the team in advance, so that they can prepare the staff and materials.

Contact us for more information about courses on MV Krishna

Transfer details

The team will collect you from around Khao Lak and Phuket Airport during the afternoon and early evening of the first day of the trip. 

After the trip, the team will take you back to local hotels and (in some cases) Phuket airport.

All transfers are shared with other Krishna guests, and at set times.

If you need a private transfer to meet your flight, we can help you with a private taxi.

Guests who are unable to meet the scheduled pick ups or would like private transportation are welcome to contact us to arrange a private taxi at the most competitive rates.

Booking / Enquiry

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