Thailand offers some of the best diving in Southeast Asia, and the Junk is the best way to see it!

The Junk, Thailand

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S/Y The Junk is a stunning, historical 33m vessel that offers liveaboard diving holidays in Thailand. Originally built in 1962 as a sailing cargo vessel, she was completely overhauled and refit in 1997 to the vessel she is today. Built from the finest Asian wood teak known as Takien Tong, she is a three-mast junk vessel with 330 square metres of sails that are both functional and beautiful. functional and beautiful.

S/Y The Junk welcomes 18 divers on board. Accommodation is provided in two flexible double/twin cabins, two triple cabins, and two quad cabins that comfortably sleep up to four divers in 2 single beds and 1 bunkbed. All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, fan and offer en-suite facilities.

Overview

The spacious, air-conditioned saloon is decoratively fitted with hand-carved shelves, drawers and cabinets, behind which is hidden the on-board entertainment selection. Guests can choose from a library of books, videos and mini discs to entertain themselves when out of the water. A large flat screen TV is perfectly positioned for optimal viewing while relaxing in the saloon area.

Dining on board S/Y The Junk is truly first class. With a wide selection of dishes ranging from Asian themed cuisine to more traditional Western styled dishes, guests are spoilt for choice. Alongside the regularly scheduled meals throughout the day, fresh fruit and additional snacks are always available. Meals are served in the saloon, which with its open design and many windows offers incredible views of the surrounding oceans as guests tantalise their taste buds on the exceptional cuisine on board.

An expansive dive and leisure deck provides ample space for kitting up as well as for relaxing. Underwater photographers and videographers will appreciate the large fresh water rinsing tanks and designated areas for charging and preparation of equipment.

Cabins

S/Y The Junk welcomes 18 divers on board. Accommodation is provided in two cabins with a double bed that can convert to twins, two triple cabins, and two cabins that can sleep up to four divers in bunks. All cabins are air conditioned and offer their own en-suite facilities.

Double/Twin Cabin

Deck: Lower Deck
Bedding: Double or Two Twins
Max occupancy: 2
Ensuite bathroom: Yes
Aircon: Yes
Number of Cabins: 2

Triple Room

Deck: Lower Deck
Bedding: Triple
Max occupancy: 3
Ensuite bathroom: Yes
Aircon: Yes
Number of Cabins: 2

Vessel Facilities

  • Guests: 18
  • Double Cabins: 2
  • En-Suite: Yes
  • Air-Conditioning:
  • Towel Change: Yes
  • Saloon:

Diving Facilities

  • Dive School: Yes
  • Equipment Rental: Yes
  • Nitrox Membrane: Yes
  • Photography Friendly: Yes
  • Compressors: 2 x Bauer Mariner
  • Tenders: 2
  • Guides: 4/5


Similan & Surin Islands (6 nights)

This 6 night Thailand liveaboard adventure allows up to 19 dives, including up to 4 sunset / night dives and combines the Similans with Kon Bon, Koh Tachai and reaches northwards as far as Richelieu Rock.

Diving in Thailand is probably on the must-do agenda for every diver. With interesting topography created by the rocky boulders, alongside excellent marine life, it is easy to see why. The Similan Islands are best reached by liveaboard dive yacht and this 6 night dive safari combines the Similans with Kon Bon, Koh Tachai and reaches northwards as far as Richelieu Rock. Sharks, marbled whip rays, turtles, harlequin shrimp and wondrous soft corals all await the eager diver.

Similan & Surin Islands (4 nights)

This 4 night Thailand liveaboard adventure allows up to 11 dives, including up to 3 sunset / night dives and combines the Similans with Kon Bon, Koh Tachai and reaches northwards as far as Richelieu Rock.

Diving in Thailand is probably on the must-do agenda for every diver. With interesting topography created by the rocky boulders, alongside excellent marine life, it is easy to see why. The Similan Islands are best reached by liveaboard dive yacht and this 4 night dive safari combines the Similans with Kon Bon, Koh Tachai and reaches northwards as far as Richelieu Rock. Sharks, marbled whip rays, turtles, harlequin shrimp and wondrous soft corals all await the eager diver.

Southern Explorer (2 nights)

Join the June Hong Chian Lee to explore the very best diving that Phuket, Phi Phi and Racha Noi have to offer, taking in highlights such as Shark Point, King Cruiser and Koh Doc Mai.

Cost includes

  • Thailand return transfers between the local airport and the liveaboard on days of embarkation and disembarkation
  • Full board accommodation (based on quadruple occupancy)
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Juices & soft drinks
  • Up to 4 dives daily
  • 12 litre cylinder with air fills
  • Weight belt and weights
  • SMB

Cost excludes

  • Obligatory surcharges - Marine Park & Port Fees: Similan & Surin Islands 6 nights - 65 USD
  • Flights
  • Equipment hire
  • Nitrox
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Soda/fizzy drinks
  • On board merchandise
  • Crew and dive guide gratuities
  • Marine Park & Port Fees

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

The Junk, Thailand