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M/V Dolphin Queen

Our live-aboard, M/V DOLPHIN QUEEN has a wooden monohull. The Dolphin Queen has 3 decks. The main deck has 6 cabins for our guests. 2 Double bed, 2 Twin Bunk bed, and 2 Quad (4) Berth cabins , these are fitted with curtains for each berth bed for your privacy.

All cabins have their own air conditioner and a sea view window that opens. There are 2 more cabins with double beds on the upper deck these are our sea view cabins when you open the cabin door the view is the ocean and islands. All cabins have 220v plugs, so you can charge your battery packs or your lights.

The upper deck has 2 Double bed cabins for guests and where you can find the wheel house (captains quarters) at the bow. At the stern is the eating area. Here you can help yourself with coffee, tea, toast, water, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit which is always on the table for your convenience.


Our food is very popular with our guests. Every morning there is breakfast European style: we serve Brown Bread, Omelettes, Fried eggs, Sausages, Corn Flakes, Muesli, fruits, tea and fresh ground coffee or Nescafe. Lunch and Dinner are served with traditional Thai food.
The galley is on the main deck. The cook and her assistant prepare the food fresh every day.
We cater for vegetarians and any other special dietary needs you require. Don't worry about the famous Thai chilies! We can cook to your taste.

dining area

The sides of the dining area are open so you can enjoy the good weather to the maximum. The dining area has 3 tables on the sides with sofa seatings and 1 extra table in the center for cameras, etc.
We have a large collection of fish identification books in several languages, your dive guide will enjoy explaining about the fish you have seen together, the dining area is a great place to relax and read a book.
We also have a TV and DVD player so any videos made on the trip can be reviewed. There is also a stereo so you can relax with some of your favourite CDs. Don't forget your MP3 player you can connect it to our stereo.

kitting up area

On the main deck at the stern is the Dive Platform and gearing up area for your diving equipment which has more than ample room to put on and store your dive gear. We have 40 Luxfer 12 ltr Tanks and we use INT connection, we do have DIN adapters and 15 ltr tanks for rent.
There are also 2 Bauer Mariner II compressors with an air cooling system with P41 air filters to give you the best Quality air.
Close at hand are the Similan Diving Safaris boat crew, who are there to help you gear up and help you on your dive entry and exit. The crew will fill the tanks so all you do is dive. Most of the time you will be picked up by our boat or our dingy.


Ocean friendly bio-degradable soap and shampoo are available in our 3 spacious toilet and shower rooms on the main deck.

Two more showers are located on the dive platform.

sun deck

Lots of room here for getting your tan, we also have a couple of hammocks & sundeck chairs under our shade at the back of the sun deck.
This is a nice place for spotting Dolphins, Manta rays and Whale sharks while travelling to new dive sites and up here you're always the one to spot the Dolphins first.

main deck
upper deck
  •  1 Dive platform
  •  2 Deck showers
  •  3 Gearing up area
  •  4 Compressors
  •  5 Stairs main to upper deck
  •  6 Toilet/shower
  •  7 Galley
  •  8 Crew cabins
  •  9 Guests cabin (4 berths)
  •  10 Anchor
  •  11 Dinghy
  •  12 Bench
  •  13 Dining area tables
  •  14 Stairs from upper to sundeck
  •  15 Self service counter
  •  16 Double bed cabin
  •  17 Wheelhouse
  •  18 Sundeck
  •  19 Oxygen station
  •  20 Depth sounder & GPS
  •  21 Life raft (with survival equipment)
  •  22 Nitrox blending station
  •  23 Fire extinguisher
  •  24 Sundeck shaded area
  •  25 Satellite phone
  •  26 Guest cabin (2 bunk beds)
  •  27 Radar