South Siam 3 Liveaboard Review

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South Siam 3 dive boat review

The 30 meters South Siam 3, also called Somboon 3, is a liveaboard operating in Thailand. Indeed, the dive boat offers flexible itineraries including the best dive sites of Thailand such as the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Tachai, Surin and Richelieu Rock.

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Boat Cabins & Layout

The South Siam 3 can cater to a maximum of 28 guests on each journey to the Similan Islands. Indeed, with a total of 14 cabins, there’s plenty of space for all the divers and non-divers. More specifically, there are 12 cabins with side by side twin-beds and 2 staterooms displaying double beds. The cabins are all air-conditioned and each has a certain storage capacity, electrical sockets and reading lights. Furthermore, there are 6 hot water shower bathrooms which are shared between all the guests.

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South Siam’s On-board Facilities

The main social areas on the South Siam 3 are located both on the upper and top deck. Indeed, the upper deck is home to a spacious living room area which is fitted with a complete audio/video entertainment system. Furthermore, towards the aft you’ll find the covered dining area featuring plenty of space to sit everyone comfortably. Finally, there no doubt that the very top sundeck is a favorite spot to relax and enjoy the surrounding views of Thailand. Of course, there’s plenty of loungers for you to relax on!

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Scuba Diving with the South Siam 3 (Somboon 3)

First, among the same fleet is also the South Siam 4, which is very similar both in size and style. Now, the South Siam 3 welcomes a whole bunch of divers but the scuba diving operation seems well organized. The dive deck is spacious and fitted with individual kitting up stations and personal boxed storage.

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Moreover, at the aft of the dive deck you’ll find a very convenient swim platform. Indeed, it’s fitted with ladder and helps a lot with water entries and exits. Also, you’ll find all the rinse tanks you need and even fresh water showers right on the dive platform. Finally, all you have to do is enjoy and rely on the professional and experiences dive masters leading the operation!


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Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?

Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.

Khao Lak

Starting point of many liveaboards to dive the Similan and Surin Islands. Khao Lak has also good local diving sites.

Khao Lak Diving Review

Surin Islands

Large Pelagics, Manta rays and Whale Shark if you are lucky all in a superb remote area!

Surin Islands Diving Review

Similan Islands

Great Biodiversity and fauna. Excellent chances to spot the giants Manta rays and Whale Sharks. Superb Scenery of tropical islands! Good spot for underwater photography.

Similan Islands Diving Review

Phuket

Access to the best diving areas of the Andaman Sea and starting point of many liveaboards to Similans and Surin Islands! Good place for cheap diving courses.

Phuket Diving Review

Koh Phi Phi

Amazing Marine life in a very scenic surrounding. Perfect starting point to explore the world class dive sites of the Andaman Sea!

Koh Phi Phi Diving Review

Koh Lanta

Excellent Marine life with good chances to spot Leopard sharks, Manta Rays and even a Whale Shark!

Koh Lanta Diving Review

Koh Tao

Diving hub of Thailand to learn how to dive. Cheap and easy diving on a beautiful island.

Koh Tao Diving Review

Thailand

Thailand is renowned for its beautiful beaches and amazing dive sites. The country offers some of the best diving in the world with the famous Similan Islands and many other amazing spots like Koh Phi Phi and Ko Lanta islands in the Andaman sea.

Thailand Diving Review

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Dive spots reviews in Similan Islands & Thailand

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Hin Daeng is one of the best dive sites in all of Thailand! It is very famous for the great chance of spotting giant Man...
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Hin Muang is one of the best dive sites of Thailand. It is located just 500m away from another exceptional dive site cal...
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Hin Dot is a superb diving site in Koh Phi Phi. The spot is also called Chimney Rock. It consists of 3 superb submerged ...
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East of Eden dive site is one of the Top dive spots of the Similan Islands! The coral formations are amazing with a real...
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Ko Haa 2 dive spot in Koh Lanta is a very nice reef worth exploring. The spot is very easy and is a perfect place for al...
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Anita's reef is one of the best dive site of the Similan Islands. The topography at the bottom is outstanding with a hug...
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Koh Tachai, the Dome is a superb Diving Site of the Surin Islands! The marine life is teeming and the spot is famous for...
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Phuket Shark Point is one of the best scuba diving spots around Phuket Island. The site consists of three pinnacles at d...
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Elephant head dive site is the most famous spot of the Similan Islands. The name comes from the shape of the rock at the...
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Ko Haa 4 dive site is situated not far from Ko Haa 3-the Lagoon. There is a superb wall going down to 30 m deep. The cor...

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