MY Manta Queen 5 Thailand Similan Islands Liveaboard Diving Review

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Liveaboard Quick Review The MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard is a 23m (75f) Thailand Similan Islands diving safari boat for up to 22 guests accommodated across 11 cabins and 3 bathrooms. This Thailand liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.7 out of 10 and is rated 'Fabulous'.
Liveaboard Review Tips If you are looking for a fabulous Thailand liveaboard diving safari, you can't go too far wrong with the MY Manta Queen 5 diving liveaboard. Here's our quick 7 review tips of why you might like to book this Thailand diving liveaboard boat:
1. Customer Rating The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.7 out of 10, and is rated "Fabulous".
2. Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating Summary Diver Benefits: 8 out of 9, Liveaboard Design: 7 out of 9, Cabin Luxury: 3 out of 7, Onboard Comfort: 2 out of 7, Food Luxury: 8 out of 11, Drink Luxury: 5 out of 9. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 33 out of 52 (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Similan Islands MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard costs from £96 per day ($117/€109)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard include: aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental.
5. Cons A quick list of the main cons of the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard include: no Ensuite Cabins, not available for charter.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard is 23 metres (75 feet) long, has 11 cabins and 3 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 22 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard include: 4 Days/3 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: MY Manta Queen 5).
Booking tips Before you book and pay for your flights, you first need your itinerary dates confirmed for your liveaboard trip. 8 steps to follow: 1. Select an itinerary; 2. Choose a cabin; 3. Select number of people in your party; 4. Enter your email address and confirm; 5. Your trip will be held by the liveaboard operator until your dates are confirmed. 6. You'll receive a booking confirmation by email allowing you 2-3 days before payment is due; 7. Book your flights to Thailand; 8. Pay for your MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard trip.
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* Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Manta Queen 5.
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

    Diving Liveaboard Review Thailand MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard review in detail.
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    Flexible Booking This liveaboard has flexible booking terms, which means you can book with confidence knowing that this dive boat offers a free trip reschedule within 24 months if you are unable to travel due to Covid19 related restrictions (T & Cs apply).
    Nitrox Diving Paid nitrox available, which means you benefit from the many advantages of nitrox diving if you are happy to pay for it. The benefits include extended bottom times so you can spend longer on each dive.
    Dietary Requirements Catered For The onboard chefs will cater for specific dietary requirements, e.g. food allergies like gluten or lactose intolerance, and religious beliefs. This means you can enjoy the onboard meals. You are advised to add any dietary requirements to your special requests at step 2 of the booking form, but limit these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.
    Diving Courses This liveaboard offers diving courses, which means you benefit from being able to advance your diving skills. These training courses are an extra charge.
    Scuba Gear Rental You can rent scuba gear on this dive boat so you benefit from being able travel light and simply rent all your scuba equipment once onboard.
    Internet Free WIFI and internet on this liveaboard, so you can get online with your phone or laptop for no extra charge.
    Ensuite Cabins This liveaboard does not have ensuite cabins, which means you have to share bathroom facilities.
    Aircon Cabins Each cabin has air-conditioning, which means you can choose your own cabin temperature for personal comfort and a good nights sleep.
    Private Charter This liveaboard does not offer private charters.
    DIN Adapters If you have DIN regulators do not worry as this liveaboard has DIN to Yoke regulator adaptors onboard.
    Relaxing between dives
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    Liveaboard Luxury Features Review

    Liveaboard Luxury Features The 'Liveaboard Luxury Rating' concept is to help you choose the right diving liveaboard for your Thailand dive trip. This means you can compare this liveaboard with other liveaboards on a like-for-like basis, and makes choosing the right liveaboard much easier.
    SDE Luxury Rating Total (Max 52/52=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard has 33 out of a total of 52 possible benefits and features. This total is made up of the following benefits and features:
    Diver Benefits (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 8 out of 9 'Diver Benefits' and include: DIN Adapters: YES; Dive Courses: YES; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: YES; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: YES; Rinse Hoses: YES; Shaded Dive Area: YES; Tenders For Diving: NO.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 7 out of 9 'Boat Design Features' and include: Airconditioned Saloon: NO; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: YES; Indoor Saloon: NO; Leisure Deck: YES; Observation Deck: YES; Outside Showers: YES; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 3 out of 7 'Cabin Features' and include: Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: NO; Daily Housekeeping: NO; Ensuite cabins: NO; Non-smoking Cabins: YES; Seaview cabins available: YES; TV In Cabin: NO.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 2 out of 7 'Onboard Comfort' features, and include: Beach Towels: NO, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: NO; Deck Towels: NO; Internet: YES; Laundry Service: NO; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: NO.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 8 out of 11 'Food Features' and include: BBQ Area: NO; Beach BBQ: NO; Buffet Style: YES; Dietary Requirements Catered For: YES; Fine Cuisine: NO; Local Food: YES; Outdoor Dining: YES; Snacks All Day: YES; Vegan Options: YES; Vegetarian Options: YES; Western Style Food: YES; (Meal options include: Al Fresco Dining, Full-board Option).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 5 out of 9 'Drink Features' and include: Bar: NO; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: NO; Free Soft Drinks: YES; Free Wine With Dinner: NO; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: NO.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

    Customer Reviews The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard customer reviews listed here have been chosen for you to get a feel for the scuba diving experience you'll get.
    Customer Review

    good, well organised budget liveaboard. The pre-breakfast dive at Elephant Head Rock was superlative and particularly memorable. This was an excellent liveaboard trip – my fourth at the Similans – and good value for including 11 dives over 3 days/3nights. The food was plentiful and good, with tasty snacks continually appearing outside of meal times. The boat boys were efficient – and necessary – in safely getting us in and out of the water. Dive staff/instructors were friendly, organised and professional. Kh. Noon was a great and lovely group leader. The boat was perhaps not big enough to comfortably host 22 guests but the space was well managed and it is only this packing efficiency that allows such a reasonable tour price of course…Recommended for: jolly dive staff, good boat crew, amazing underwater boulder scenery.

    Customer Review By TOM G, from: United Kingdom scored the MY Manta Queen 5 8.4 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Manta Queen 5.
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    Memorable first liveaboard experience diving in the Similan Islands. In this diving trip I was able to get Advanced Open Water and Nitrox and take advantage of these certifications and use it towards the dives. The diving instructor, Noon, was very friendly and was around to answer questions about the things we were learning. The boat crew was very helpful always being on time with the meals and also helping us put on our diving gear every time. The cabins were simple but bed was clean and the size was appropriate. I would recommend this diving team and the Manta 5 for all my friends. The Similans were beautiful to explore in the beach and under! Recommended for: Friendly and knowledgeable diving crew, very well organized schedule for dives, boat and food were very good.

    Customer Review By Nathalie A, from: United States scored the MY Manta Queen 5 8 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Manta Queen 5.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Liveaboard Departure-Arrival Location The MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard departs and returns from the port . Please click here: MY Manta Queen 5 to find out how to get from to join the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard's departure port .
    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard don't necessarily tie in with the videos directly below the itinerary heading. The itineraries are examples of dive trips offered by this liveaboard, and the videos are examples of videos taken when diving from the MY Manta Queen 5 dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1 South Andaman - Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Phi Phi, King Cruiser, Shark Point, Koh Doc Mai
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    Itinerary 1 Title Similan islands, Koh Tachai, Koh Bon and Richelieu Rock
    Itinerary Option 2 South Andaman - Racha Yai, Racha Noi, Phi Phi, King Cruiser, Shark Point, Koh Doc Mai
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    Itinerary 2 Title Koh Tachai Pinnacle Dive 2 Similan in Thailand
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    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 11 times in total on the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Thailand (, null_select), make sure you select the right itinerary for your diver certification level. Different itineraries include the following alternative PADI certification levels (or equivalent): No Scuba Diving Certification Needed: NO; Open Water Diver: YES; Advanced Open Water Diver: NO.
    Your Logged Dives When choosing the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard for your dive trip to Thailand, make sure you select the right itinerary for how many logged dives you've done. Itineraries on the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: YES; 10 logged dives: NO; 20 logged dives: NO; 30 logged dives: NO; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: NO.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard for your dive trip to Thailand, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard include the following alternatives: Beginner/Novice (up to 9 logged dives): YES; Advanced Beginner (10-19 dives): NO; Intermediate Diver (20 to 29 logged dives): NO; Advanced Intermediate (30 to 39 logged dives): NO; Proficient Diver (40 to 49 logged dives): NO; Advanced Diver (more than 50 logged dives): NO.
    Type of Diving The type of diving experienced from the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard includes: Coral Gardens, Drift Diving, Marine Life, Night Dives, Pinnacles, Wall Diving, Warm Water Diving.
    Underwater Scooters Onboard Underwater scooters onboard: NO.

    Marine Life Reviewed

    Marine Life Species The sea life you might see on your Thailand liveaboard dive trip depends on the time of year you choose to dive, and on which Thailand liveaboard and liveaboard itinerary you book. But ultimately the sea creatures you see when scuba diving is always down to nature itself. With these parameters in mind, the marine life you may spot when scuba diving on the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard in Thailand might include:
    Sharks You may see the following sharks species: Blacktip Reef Sharks, Bull Sharks, Grey Reef Sharks, Leopard Shark, Nurse Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks, Zebra Shark.
    Ray Species You may see the following rays species: Blue Spotted Stingrays, Manta Rays, Spotted Eagle Rays, Sting Rays, Marble Rays.
    Fish Species You may also see the following fish species: Batfish, Barracudas, Clownfish (Anemonefish), Glassfish, Jack Schools, Longfinned Banner Fish, Moray Eels, Napoleon Wrasse, Pegasus Fish, Pipefish, Red Snappers, Reef Fish, Sea Horses, Trigger Fish, White Eyed Moray Eels.
    Other Marine Life & Bird Species You may see the following marine and bird life: Banded Sea Snakes, Barrel Sponges, Cuttlefish, Hard Corals, Harlequin Shrimp, Jellyfish, Mantis Shrimp, Nudibranchs, Octopus, Sea Snakes, Soft Corals, Squid, Starfish, Turtles.
    Marine Mammal Species You might encounter the following mammals: Dolphins.
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    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

    Included In The Price The price of booking the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard includes: Airport Transfer, Cabin Towels, Diving Package, Drinking Water, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Internet, Snacks, Snorkel Equipment, Snorkelling Guide, Soft Drinks, Tea & Coffee.
    Paid For Optional Extras The following are optional extras when you book the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard: Alcoholic Beverages, Diving Insurance, Extra Dives, Gratuities, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Scuba Diving Courses.
    Paid For Required Extras The following are required extras when you book the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard: National Park Fees.

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 23 metres (75 feet).
    Maximum Guests 22
    Cabins and Bathrooms The MY Manta Queen 5 dive boat has 11 cabins and 3 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The MY Manta Queen 5 has the following cabin types: twin cabins.
    Family cabins onboard Family cabins onboard: NO.

    Advanced Divers

    Advanced Diver Benefits (Max 3) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 0 out of 3 (i.e. 0%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: NO; Sidemount Diving NO; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 1 out of 3 (i.e. 33%) 'Underwater Photographer Benefits', which include: Camera Room: NO; Camera Station: NO; Separate Rinse For U/W Cameras: YES.

    Non-Diver Activities

    Non-Diving Activities (Max 17) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 1 out of 17 (i.e. 6%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: NO; Glass Bottom Boat: NO; Jacuzzi/Hot Tub: NO; Jet Skiing: NO; Kayaks: NO; Land Excursions: NO; Massage: NO; Naturalist Itineraries: [naturalist_Itineraries]; Naturalist Guide: NO; Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly: YES, Sauna: NO; Snorkel Equipment: NO; Spa: NO; Stand Up Paddle Boards: NO; Wakeboarding: NO; Water Skiing: NO; Yoga: NO.
    Onboard Entertainment (Max 2) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 1 out of 2 (i.e. 50%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: YES; Library: NO.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard has 2 out of 6 (i.e. 33%) 'Traveller Benefits', which include: Airport Transfer: YES; Available For Charter: NO, Budget Friendly: NO, Dedicated Local & International Crew: YES; Hotel Transfer: NO; Welcome Cocktails; NO.
    Languages Spoken Onboard The crew onboard the MY Manta Queen 5 liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: Dutch, English, German, Italian, Spanish.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The MY Manta Queen 5 Similan Islands liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.7, is rated 'Fabulous'. This Thailand liveaboard is a 23 metre (75 feet) dive boat for up to 22 guests across 11 cabins (inc. twin cabins), and has 3 bathrooms. The MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard has aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental. To book: MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard prices start at £96 per day ($117/€109)*.
    More Information To discover more about the MY Manta Queen 5 diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Thailand you can do this here: MY Manta Queen 5. But if you want to compare this Thailand liveaboard with one of the other liveaboards from Thailand, please take a look at the table below. If you are only interested in Thailand liveaboards, select "Country" from the list of searchable options from first dropdown menu and type "Thailand" in the search box:
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    * Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Manta Queen 5 Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Manta Queen 5.

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