Diving in Phuket Thailand with Colona Liveaboards

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Dive with our MV Giamani - A Premier Thailand Liveaboard

Colona Liveaboards specialise in Thailand Diving Liveaboards Adventures to the Similan Islands, Thailand and to the Mergui Archipelago in Burma, some of the most prestigious diving destinations in South East Asia.

MV Giamani - Owned by Colona Liveaboards

MV Giamani is able to offer a wide range of Thailand liveaboard trips to our diving guests.

  • 12 divers Only!
  • En-suite cabins
  • NITROX
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On board MV Giamani we have 2 Standard cabins and 4 Deluxe cabins to accommodate 12 guest only, ensuring that there is always plenty of space for all guests on board. 

The 2 air conditioned standard cabins are situated on the upper deck, behind the wheel house. These spacious cabins have two single berths each and share 1 bathroom.

On the main deck we have 4 Deluxe cabins, totally refurbished in 2013, with double bed and additional extra bed for Twin Sharing. Each Deluxe cabin has it own air conditioning unit, mini-fridge, en suite bathroom and the cabin door opening to spectacular sea views.

Enjoy the air conditioned saloon for watching a movie, playing back your digital images from that day’s dives, or browse through our extensive library of marine books. Our popular cushion relax area gives you plenty of space to read a book, enjoy the views and chat about the thrilling dives of that day.  

The dive deck is spacious with camera table and rinse tanks making this an ideal boat for serious photographers. On the main deck all meals are served buffet style. Food is plentiful and diverse, Thai cuisine and International dishes are served, special diets can be catered for if we know in advance.  

MV Giamani has a full complement of safety equipment making her a spacious, safe and diver friendly boat. We look forward to diving with you onboard MV Giamani in Thailand & Burma.

Cabins

  • Air condition
  • Fan
  • Hot shower  
  • Cupboard space for storing your belongings  
  • windows

Bathrooms - Deluxe cabins have en-suite facilities and our 2 Standard twin cabins share 1 bathroom.

Safety & Crew

  • Satellite phone
  • Mobile phone
  • VHF Radio
  • SSB Radio
  • Depth sounder X 2
  • Radar X 2
  • EPIRB
  • CB Radio, 24h contact with NAVY
  • O2 tank + O2 instructor provider on board
  • MFA Kit + Emergency First Response instructors on board
  • Two life rafts complete with jackets throughout
  • Emergency evacuation facilities with helicopter & ambulance
  • Affiliated member with the Hyperbaric Chamber in Phuket
  • Fire extinguishers

Crew

  • 1 Captain
  • 1 Engineer
  • 1 Deck hand
  • 1 Cook
  • 1 Hostess
  • 1 tour leader ( dive instructor)
  • 1 dive instructor

Check out our Opens internal link in current windowAbout Us page for more infos.

Boat details

Main Deck
Main Deck - Giamani
Upper Deck
Upper Deck
  • Built in the year 1998
  • Length 24m (78.7ft)
  • Beam 6.5m (21ft)
  • Draft 2 m (6 ft)
  • Material: Steel
  • Tonnage: 75 gross tons
  • Two NISSAN engines each with 230 HP
  • Max speed of 10 knots
  • A cruising speed of 8 knots
  • Diesel capacity: 9000 Liters
  • Two generators of 30kw & 25kw
  • All cabins complete with 220v of Electricity 24 hours a day
  • Two Bauer Mariner compressors
  • Set up Tech Divers
  • NITROX system onboard
  • Large inflatable dingy with an outboard of 30bhp
  • Fitted with modern navigation equipment
  • Fully equipment medic first aid and oxygen system
  • Water capacity: 10,000 Liters
  • Water makers  2 x 2000 Liters per day
  • Comfortable sofa area
  • Library CD / VCD Music system with music selection
  • DVD Player with a library of films

MV Giamani Schedule 2013 - 2014

MV Giamani Schedule - up to April 2014

Cruise Options:

2 day / 2 night - Southern Cruise: Hin Daeng / Hin Muang & Phi Phi Islands - Departure every Friday evening

4 day / 4 nights - Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock - Departure every Sunday evening

6 day / 6 nights - Andaman Safari: "Combo" Southern Islands & Similan Island cruise - Depart every Friday evening

3 day / 3 night - Gulf of Thailand cruises departing Koh Samui

MV Giamani Schedule - November 2013 to April 2014

Departure
(dd/mm/yy)
Return
(dd/mm/yy)
Duration
(day/night)
Cabin Type - price in THB
Deluxe Double/Twin Standard Cabin
01-11-13 03-11-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
03-11-13 07-11-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
08-11-13 10-11-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
10-11-13 14-11-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
15-11-13 17-11-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
17-11-13 21-11-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
22-11-13 24-11-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
24-11-13 28-11-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
29-11-13 01-12-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
01-12-13 05-12-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
06-12-13 08-12-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
08-12-13 12-12-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
13-12-13 15-12-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
15-12-13 19-12-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
20-12-13 22-12-13 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
22-12-13 26-12-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
26-12-13 30-12-13 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
30-12-13 03-01-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
03-01-14 05-01-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
05-01-14 09-01-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
10-01-14 12-01-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
12-01-14 16-01-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
17-01-14 19-01-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
19-01-14 23-01-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
24-01-14 26-01-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
26-01-14 30-01-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
31-01-14 02-02-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
02-02-14 06-02-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
07-02-14 09-02-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
09-02-14 13-02-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
14-02-14 16-02-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
16-02-14 20-02-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
21-02-14 23-02-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
23-02-14 27-02-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
28-02-14 02-03-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
02-03-14 06-03-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
07-03-14 09-03-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
09-03-14 13-03-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
14-03-14 16-03-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
16-03-14 20-03-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
21-03-14 23-03-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
23-03-14 27-03-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
28-03-14 30-03-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
30-03-14 03-04-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
04-04-14 06-04-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
06-04-14 10-04-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
11-04-14 13-04-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
13-04-14 17-04-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
18-04-14 20-04-14 2/2 19,600 THB 17,600 THB
20-04-14 24-04-14 4/4 39,200 THB 35,200 THB
Note: All live-aboard prices are quoted per person; For more details refer to the "Price" tab.

* Special 6 day / 6 night Smilan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock cruises

MV Giamani - Koh Samui Live-Aboard Cruises from July - September 2014

Schedule coming soon ....

Prices 2013 - 2014

Prices for Andaman Sea

2013 - 2014

2 Day 2 Night Cruise
Standard Twin Share:  Diver      17,600 Thai Baht
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      19,600 Thai Baht
 
4 Day 4 Night Cruise
Standard Twin Share: Diver       35,200 Thai Baht
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      39,200 Thai Baht
                   
6 Day 6 Night Cruise
Standard Twin Share: Diver       52,800 Thai Baht
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      58,800 Thai Baht                     

Excluded in the above prices: Scuba Diving Equipment rental @ THB 800 full set per day. Dive Computer THB 300/day, Torch THB 100/day and Alcohol. Similan Island National Park Fee THB 400 entrance fee then THB 200 per diving day, per person paid locally on the boat. Transfers to and from hotels

Included in the above prices: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, breakfast, lunch, dinner, fruits, soft drinks.

NITROX diving on board MV Giamani:

                                                     Pre-booked price            Price Onboard

NITROX fill                                       N/A                                     250 THB

NITROX 2D/2N package                 1,400 THB                       1,750 THB

NITROX 4D/4N package                 2,800 THB                       3,500 THB

NITROX 6D/6N package                 4,200 THB                       5,250 THB

Remarks:

  • 10% Discount for Non-Diving guests
  • The above rates can be changed without prior notice.
  • Please note that use of diving computer is mandatory

Prices for Gulf of Thailand 2013

3 Day 3 Night Cruise
Standard Twin Share : Diver     17,600 Thai Baht
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver     19,600 Thai Baht

Excluded in the above prices: Dive gear rental, Alcohol & Soft Drinks. National Park Fee.

Included in the above prices: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, breakfast, lunch, dinner, fruits.

Non-Diver: 10% discount of above published prices

 

PADI & SSI Dive Education Available on board:

Colona liveaboards have a full range of PADI & SSI Course available.

The most popular courses are;

  • PADI Advanced Course            7500 Thai Baht
  • PADI Nitrox Course                  7000 Thai Baht
  • SSI Advanced Course               6000 Thai Baht
  • SSI Nitrox Course                     5500 Thai Baht

 

Booking Policy
On receipt of receiving a 30% deposit for the specified cruise we will send you a confirmation. The remaining balance of 70% must be paid one month before departure to Wintana Co., Ltd. If we do not receive the balance in time Wintana Co., Ltd retains the right to cancel the booking and resell the spaces.
 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations can only be acknowledged if received IN WRITING, by fax (+ 66 76 384 670) or by email. We will not except cancellations by telephone. In the event of cancellation by you, the following cancellation charges will be payable:
45 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited.
Within 45 days of departure: 100% of tour price.
 
If you have any queries on our cancellation policy please feel free to contact us.
 
Insurance
We strongly recommend that each guest purchases comprehensive accident, medical, baggage and trip cancellation/interruption insurance when space is reserved. Please be advised that if guest chooses NOT to purchase the trip insurance, we will not be responsible for any financial disappointment caused by reasons beyond our control. In the event that it will be necessary for Wintana Co Ltd. to cancel or interrupt the tour due to weather or mechanical problems there will be no refund.

MV Giamani Schedule 2014 - 2015

MV Giamani Schedule - up to April 2015

Cruise Options:

2 day / 2 night - Southern Cruise: Hin Daeng / Hin Muang & Phi Phi Islands - Departure every Friday evening

4 day / 4 nights - Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock - Departure every Sunday evening

6 day / 6 nights - Andaman Safari: "Combo" Southern Islands & Similan Island cruise - Departure every Friday evening

3 day / 3 night - Gulf of Thailand cruise departing Koh Samui

MV Giamani Schedule - November 2014 to April 2015

Departure
(dd/mm/yy)
Return
(dd/mm/yy)
Duration
(day/night)
Cabin Type - price in THB
Deluxe Double/Twin Master Double
02-11-14 06-11-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
07-11-14 09-11-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
09-11-14 13-11-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
14-11-14 16-11-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
16-11-14 20-11-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
21-11-14 23-11-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
23-11-14 27-11-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
28-11-14 30-11-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
30-11-14 04-12-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
05-12-14 07-12-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
07-12-14 11-12-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
12-12-14 14-12-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
14-12-14 18-12-14 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
19-12-14 21-12-14 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
21-12-14 27-12-14 6/6* 63,000 THB 69,000 THB
28-12-14 03-01-15 6/6* 63,000 THB 69,000 THB
04-01-15 08-01-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
09-12-15 11-01-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
11-01-15 15-01-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
16-01-15 18-01-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
18-01-15 22-01-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
23-01-15 25-01-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
25-01-15 29-01-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
30-01-15 01-02-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
01-02-15 05-02-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
06-02-15 08-02-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
08-02-15 12-02-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
13-02-15 15-02-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
15-02-15 19-02-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
20-02-15 22-02-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
22-02-15 26-02-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
27-02-15 06-03-15 7/7** 77,000 THB 84,000 THB
06-03-15 08-03-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
08-03-15 12-03-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
13-03-15 15-03-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
15-03-15 19-03-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
20-03-15 22-03-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
22-03-15 26-03-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
27-03-15 29-03-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
29-03-15 02-04-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
03-04-15 10-04-15 7/7** 77,000 THB 84,000 THB
10-04-15 12-04-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
12-04-15 16-04-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
17-04-15 19-04-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
19-04-15 23-04-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
24-04-15 26-04-15 2/2 21,000 THB 23,000 THB
26-04-15 30-04-15 4/4 42,000 THB 46,000 THB
Note: All liveaboard prices are quoted per person; For more details refer to the "Price" tab.

* Special 6 day / 6 night Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai & Richelieu Rock cruise

** Special 7 day / 7 night Similan & Burma cruise

MV Giamani - Koh Samui Liveaboard Cruises from July - September 2015

Schedule coming soon ....

Prices 2014 - 2015

Prices for Andaman Sea

2014 - 2015

2 Day 2 Night Cruise
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver     21,000 Thai Baht
Master Double Room: Diver      23,000 Thai Baht
 
4 Day 4 Night Cruise
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      42,000 Thai Baht
Master Double Room: Diver       46,000 Thai Baht
                   
6 Day 6 Night Cruise
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      63,000 Thai Baht
Master Double Room: Diver       69,000 Thai Baht                     

Excluded in the above prices: Scuba Diving Equipment rental @ THB 800 full set per day. Dive Computer THB 300/day, Torch THB 100/day and Alcohol. Similan Island National Park Fee THB 500 entrance fee then THB 200 per diving day, per person paid locally on the boat. Transfers to and from hotels

Included in the above prices: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, breakfast, lunch, dinner, fruits, soft drinks.

NITROX diving on board MV Giamani:

                                                     Pre-booked price            Price Onboard

NITROX fill                                       N/A                                  250 THB

NITROX 2D/2N package                 1,400 THB                       1,750 THB

NITROX 4D/4N package                 2,800 THB                       3,500 THB

NITROX 6D/6N package                 4,200 THB                       5,250 THB

Remarks:

  • 10% Discount for Non-Diving guests
  • The above rates can be changed without prior notice.
  • Please note that use of diving computer is mandatory

Prices for Gulf of Thailand 2014

3 Day 3 Night Cruise
Standard Twin Share : Diver     19,000 Thai Baht
Deluxe Double / Twin: Diver      21,000 Thai Baht

Excluded in the above prices: Dive gear rental, Alcohol & Soft Drinks. National Park Fee.

Included in the above prices: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, breakfast, lunch, dinner, fruits.

Non-Diver: 10% discount of above published prices

 

PADI & SSI Dive Education Available on board:

Colona liveaboards have a full range of PADI & SSI Course available.

The most popular courses are;

  • PADI Advanced Course           7500 Thai Baht
  • PADI Nitrox Course                 7000 Thai Baht
  • SSI Advanced Course             6000 Thai Baht
  • SSI Nitrox Course                   5500 Thai Baht

 

Booking Policy
On receipt of receiving a 30% deposit for the specified cruise we will send you a confirmation. The remaining balance of 70% must be paid one month before departure to Wintana Co., Ltd. If we do not receive the balance in time Wintana Co., Ltd retains the right to cancel the booking and resell the spaces.
 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations can only be acknowledged if received IN WRITING, by fax (+ 66 76 384 670) or by email. We will not except cancellations by telephone. In the event of cancellation by you, the following cancellation charges will be payable:
45 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited.
Within 45 days of departure: 100% of tour price.
 
If you have any queries on our cancellation policy please feel free to contact us.
 
Insurance
We strongly recommend that each guest purchases comprehensive accident, medical, baggage and trip cancellation/interruption insurance when space is reserved. Please be advised that if guest chooses NOT to purchase the trip insurance, we will not be responsible for any financial disappointment caused by reasons beyond our control. In the event that it will be necessary for Wintana Co Ltd. to cancel or interrupt the tour due to weather or mechanical problems there will be no refund.

Thailand Liveaboard Itineraries

With their custom designed liveaboard MV Giamani, Colona Liveaboards provide scuba divers with some of the finest scuba diving in Thailand & Burma (Myanmar) has to offer with Thailand Diving liveaboard trips from 2 to 9 days in length. If our schedule etc not fit your dates we're happy to arrange a live-aboard cruise on board one of our partner boats.

2 Day 2 Night - Southern Island Liveaboard Cruise

Hin Daeng & Hin Muang diving sites are located about 65km south east from Phuket Island and are famous for Manta Ray and Whale Sharks sightings. The cruise starts here and works back up towards Phuket stopping at Koh Ha, Phi Phi, Shark Point and Koh Doc Mai. Opens internal link in current window>> read more about this Liveaboard cruise

3 Day 3 Night - Gulf of Thailand

Live-Aboard trips departing from Koh Samui to the best sites in the Gulf of Thailand. Discover Sail Rock, Chumpon Pinnacle, the Sattakut Wreck plus other local dive sites plus a visit at Angthong Marine Park. 

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4 Day 4 Night - Similan Island & Richelieu Rock Cruise

This cruise gives you 14 dives spread over the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, which together comprise some of the worlds most famous diving from the very large (whale sharks) to the smallest macro critters to be found scuba diving. Available from end of October to beginning of May. Opens internal link in current window>> Read more about this cruise ...

6 Day 6 Night - Northern & Southern Cruise Combo

Combining the popular 2 day Southern liveaboard cruise onboard MV Giamani with the 4 day cruise to the Northern dive sites immediately afterwards allows you to experience 22 dives at some of the best dives sites on offer in the Similan Islands National Park, the Surin Islands including Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon famous for the Manta Rays at West Ridge as well as the spectacular Koh Ha, Hin Muang & Hin Daeng and Phi Phi islands. Available from end of October to beginning of May. Opens internal link in current windowMore details ...

6 Day 6 Night - Similans & Richelieu Rock Cruise

6 Day 6 Night - Similans & Richelieu Rock Cruise

With all 6 days diving spent at the Similan & Surin Islands you will get to experience 22 dives in all. Spend time with Manta's at Koh Bon, macro critters & whale sharks at Richelieu Rock, spectacular granite swim thru's at Elephant Head Rock and the awesome dive site that is East of Eden. Available from end of October to beginning of May. Opens internal link in current windowMore Details ...

Liveaboard Charter options

Liveaboard Charter options

9 Day 9 Night Thailand & Burma (Myanmar) Cruise

Of the 9 days 5 are spent in Burmese waters. Mergui Archipelago, Burma Banks, Black Rock and Western Rocky provide truly spectacular diving with the time spent in Thailand waters being split between sites in the Similans, Koh Bon and the Surin Islands (Richelieu Rock). Available from end of October to beginning of May.  

8 Day 8 Night Andaman Islands Charter

Part of Indian territorial waters (though closer to Thailand), the Andaman Islands form one of the worlds most recently discovered liveaboard diving destinations. With fringing reefs, steeply sloping walls, coral pinnacles, plus the more unusual jet black volcanic walls of Barren Island, there is something for every diver on a liveaboard cruise to the Andaman Islands! Available on MV Giamani

Built your own Itinerary

Just let us know where you like to go, how many days you like to dive and we built your custom made Live Aboard adventure. Opens internal link in current windowContact Us Now!

Alternatively take the plunge and join the friendly team of instructors on Phuket Island for a PADI or Opens internal link in current windowSSI Scuba Diving course. Colona Liveaboards teach a full range of PADI & SSI scuba diving courses at their Dive Centre located in Chalong, Phuket plus all the most popular courses are available onboard MV Giamani. 

Thailand Diving offers an extensive variety of Opens internal link in current windowPhuket Scuba Diving day trips around Phuket Island including, Opens internal link in current windowRacha Yai & Racha NoiOpens internal link in current windowPhi Phi IslandOpens internal link in current windowShark PointOpens internal link in current windowKing Cruiser Wreck, Anemone Reef and Koh Doc Mai for those that would prefer a land based option Colona Liveaboards have an excellent choice of hotels to suit most diver budgets.

 

Contact Us 

Hotline: +66 (0) 86 120 5668

Tel:  +66 (0)76 384 672
Fax: +66 (0)76 384 670

Email: info(at)diving-thailand-phuket.com

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