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Address: 5/21 Moo. 7, Khao Lak 82190, Thailand
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Swedish owned and operated M/V OKTAVIA offers private charters as well as...

Swedish owned and operated M/V OKTAVIA offers private charters as well as scheduled diving and snorkeling cruises to the Similan and Surin Islands in Southern Thailand, one of the most beautiful and fascinating marine areas in the world. M/V OKTAVIA is one of the largest boats cruising these waters. She is also one of the best maintained and most comfortable!Welcome on board!

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5 days on MV Oktvia

Just got home from 5 days and 5 nights on MV Oktavia. We really had the best of times with great diving, great food, great instructors and staff! We saw mantas and a lot of other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got home from 5 days and 5 nights on MV Oktavia. We really had the best of times with great diving, great food, great instructors and staff! We saw mantas and a lot of other beautiful fishes. The best diving adventure so far! Thank you everyone on MV Oktavia <3

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old ship but great crew, even better food and amazing diving spots. I will come again. High recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I just finished a 5 day/5 night live aboard trip on Oktavia and it was the best vacation we've had in years. The staff and crew were great, the diving was some of the best in the world and the food was delicious. We highly recommend this trip to anyone looking for a memorable holiday! Thanks for... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello! And thank you for leaving such a lovely review. It was a great week wasn't it! Super weather, great conditions, wonderful Guests, and our amazing Crew - what more could anyone ask for ;-) We're so glad you both had such a good time cruising the Similans with us on-board MV Oktavia and we hope to see you again... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the 5 day/5 night trip in late December. The trip was great!! We did fluoro diving 2 of the 3 night dives and it was awesome!! If you don't know what it is google search it, the images are amazing! The boat was really spacious and compared to other boats I saw (such as the Pawara) Oktavia had... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello DCLady44 Many thanks for such a great review and I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your New Year Cruise with us. As one of the largest Liveaboard vessels operating out of Khao Lak you can be assured there will be enough room for all on-board MV Oktavia - even when we're fully booked - and you're right,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip with 19 dives. Excellent dive crew and boat staff! I can really recommend this trip to anyone, divers or snorkelers.

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Thank Martin S
Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Martin Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us - we really appreciate it! We pride ourselves on catering for everyone and will always do our best to accommodate all our guests needs, whether diving or snorkelling. So glad you had a great time and we hope to see you again in the future! More 

Santa Cruz, Ca.
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We did a 3 day/2 night trip on the Oktavia in mid-December. We've only done one other liveaboard, about 30 years earlier (in Belize) and it was pretty terrible. We're happy to report that this was a much better experience, although we haven't had many to compare with. We stayed in one of the luxury cabins (there are 2). Some... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi 'ridgetop1' ;-) Thank you for taking the time to write such a great and insightful review for everyone - great praise and very good points worth noting for anyone who is considering their first Liveaboard Cruise. Once again, our amazing crew showed their flexibility and thoughtfulness, which enable you to continue your dive and for your group member to... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The liveaboard was awesome. The crew on Oktavia and staff on land where amazing. If i came Back to thailand for a liveaboard i Will surely choose this guys again. The food, the thai crew, the divemasters all absolutely amazing. The cabins are confortable, the boat captain is the best i ever see working with a boat of that size.... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello Tigas Thank you so much for joining us and writing such a wonderful review. We are in full agreement here at Oktavia Dive Center - we do believe we have the best Dive & Thai Crew operating in the Similans - and probably the whole of Thailand! ;-) They all work tirelessly to ensure everyone has a great time,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

very nice staf - the instructors are professional and the thai crew are just too nice! I had a so amazing trip on this boat with so many nice people to share it with. My trip was the 5 day 5 night trip with 19 dives. - I had birthday on that trip and went 25, in Denmark is that... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Anne Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! We're always thankful to have such a great mix of people and nationalities join us for our Similan Island Liveaboard Cruises, so thank you for pointing that out. I know our Dive & Thai Crew really get a buzz from meeting so many personalities as... More 

Ascott-under-Wychwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We booked the 5 day trip (23 Nov 16); neither of us dives, so we were restricted to snorkelling - and the snorkelling was fine, but made better by Victor, who really knows his way around and showed us stuff we would otherwise have missed. Highlights were the black-tipped sharks, lots of sea snakes, turtles, scorpion fish, moray eels, and... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hello H&K ;-) Thank you for your generous comments and review - it was great to have you on-board! Many people have the opinion that joining a liveaboard for snorkelling, rather than diving, may be a bit too much or that you may not receive the same experience as divers - we are very much here to prove that way... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I booked my first 4 day liveaboard experience Nov 11-15. Initially I was a little hesitant because I am a beginner diver but that worry quickly melted away as I met the staff, crew & my diving companions. Everyone and everything was absolutely phenomenal, from the staff & crew to the boat & amenities. Super comfy beds, scrumptious food and... More 

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Dom W, Manager at Oktavia Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for such a glowing review - we're so glad you had such a great experience with us. We are very luck at Oktavia Dive Center to have such a wonderful mix of guests from all nations, abilities and group sizes - from Families, Couples and, of course, our solo travelling guests! Joining us on any trip will... More 

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