MV Oktavia - Overview

In Brief

Thailand Liveaboard

MV Oktavia Thailand liveaboard

The MV Oktavia is a large and spacious liveaboard built in 2003 and then refurbished in 2007. With both 4 day/4 night and 5 day/5 night trips she circles from Taplamu pier through the Similans and up to Richelieu Rock before returning to her starting point. 2 day/2 night and 3 day/2 night trips are also offered with speedboat transfers to/from the liveaboard allowing those with a limited amount of time to also enjoy the wonderful sites of the Similans Islands. At 29.5 metres in length and 6.5 metres in beam she carries up to a maximum of 20 guests although she actually has the capacity to carry a lot more.


The MV Oktavia contains 14 cabins in total, 12 Blue Ocean cabins plus 2 very spacious Master cabins. For the Blue Ocean cabins there are 6 double bed cabins, 4 cabins with 2 bunk beds plus 2 family cabins which each have a double bed plus bunk bed.

Master Cabins

The Master cabins on the upper deck are the most spacious of all. They feature individual air-conditioning in addition to fan, double bed, desk/dressing table, two arm chairs, en-suite shower/toilet, hardwood floor, flat screen TV with DVD and a mini-fridge. They span over the width of the boat and have panorama windows both port and starboard. These rooms are very popular so book early to avoid disappointment.

Master cabin, MV Oktavia Master cabin, MV Oktavia Master cabin, MV Oktavia

Blue Ocean Cabins

All Blue Ocean cabins are situated on the main deck. They all have central air-conditioning and are equipped with fan, reading lights, shelf unit, two large panorama windows, electrical outlets, sheets and towels. Bathrooms for guests staying in these cabins are shared with 4 shared European-style bathrooms with hot showers as well as 3 showers on the swim deck. On fully booked cruises, single travelers may have to share a 2-bed cabin with a guest of the same gender.

Blue Ocean cabin, MV Oktavia Blue Ocean cabin, MV Oktavia Blue Ocean cabin, MV Oktavia

MV Oktavia Onboard Areas

Dining Area/Sundeck

On the upper deck is a large, comfortable seating area where all meals are served. Tea, coffee water and fruit juices are readily available in this area throughout the trip with staff on hand to help with any requests.

Dive Deck

MV Oktavia has a large dive deck with plenty of space for everyone. As well as storage boxes there are also hangers for wetsuits.

Upper deck, MV Oktavia Master cabin, MV Oktavia Dive deck, MV Oktavia


Dive Groups

Dive groups on MV Oktavia are generally limited to a maximum size of four people for each dive guide. All guides are professionally trained divemasters experienced in Similans diving who are dedicated to the cause. Dive times are up to one hour per dive.


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