Thailand Aggressor returns to the Land of Smiles Thailand Aggressor returns to the Land of Smiles

Thailand Aggressor returns for liveaboard diving in the Land of Smiles

Prepare to dive into the vibrant coral reefs of Thailand’s national parks with the returning Thailand Aggressor liveaboard!

This luxurious Thailand Aggressor liveaboard kicks off its exciting scuba expeditions on November 2nd, 2024, inviting you to explore the wonders beneath the waves.

Two Itineraries to Explore the Andaman Sea

The Thailand Aggressor offers two unique itineraries depending on the season:

  • North Andaman Sea (November – April): Embark on a seven-night adventure departing from Thap Lamu Pier. Dive into the renowned Similan Islands, including iconic sites like Anitas Reef, East of Eden, and Christmas Point. The journey culminates with dives at Koh Tachai, Koh Bon, and the world-famous Richelieu Rock in Surin National Park.
  • South Andaman Sea (May – October): Board the 16-passenger yacht at Chalong Pier, south of Phuket. The week unfolds with dives at Anemone Reef and the intriguing Cruiser Wreck. As you cruise south, discover the underwater beauty of Phi Phi Island, Racha Noi, Hin Daeng, and dive sites within Lanta National Park.

Thailand: A Paradise for Divers

Thailand’s crystal-clear waters are a haven for marine life. Divers can encounter majestic whale sharks, graceful manta rays, sleek leopard sharks, and a dazzling array of over 500 species of hard and soft corals.

More Than Just Scuba Diving

“We are thrilled to welcome the Thailand Aggressor back and offer two exciting itineraries. The marine life, the culture and the beautiful, smiling people of Thailand make this one of my favorite destinations,” says Wayne Brown, CEO of Aggressor Adventure®. To further enhance your experience, Aggressor Adventure® plans to offer spa packages at their eco-friendly Aggressor Signature Lodges in Chiang Mai, North Thailand. Imagine combining an unforgettable Andaman Sea diving adventure with a relaxing stay in a remote, luxurious lodge – the perfect Thailand vacation!

About the Thailand Aggressor

This 115-foot (35-meter) liveaboard yacht is your luxurious home away from home. With three master staterooms, five deluxe staterooms, a hot tub, sun deck, onboard chef, and five-star service, the Thailand Aggressor provides all the comforts you need after a thrilling day of diving.

The Thailand Aggressor previously operated in the Andaman Sea from 2013 to 2020. After undergoing a comprehensive drydock refit, it’s back and better than ever, ready to launch its maiden voyage on November 2nd, 2024.

Scuba Diving in Thailand

Thailand boasts some of the best scuba diving in Southeast Asia. The best time to dive depends on the specific region:

  • Andaman Sea (West Coast): Enjoy the best conditions between November and April, with calm seas and excellent visibility.
  • Gulf of Thailand (East Coast): May to September offers the clearest waters in the Gulf.

What are the Best Dive Sites in Thailand?

  • Similan Islands: Renowned for its pristine reefs, diverse marine life, and chances of encountering whale sharks and manta rays.
  • Surin Islands: A remote archipelago with incredible coral formations and healthy populations of manta rays and whale sharks.
  • Richelieu Rock: Often referred to as the “Similan’s little sister,” this underwater pinnacle teems with life, including sharks, turtles, and a vibrant array of reef fish.
  • Hin Daeng & Hin Muang: Two underwater limestone ridges known for their stunning coral formations and resident populations of large pelagic fish.
  • Phi Phi Islands: Breathtaking underwater scenery with colorful coral reefs and abundant fish life.

Marine Life in Thailand:

Thailand’s underwater world is teeming with life. Divers can encounter a staggering variety of marine creatures, including:

  • Whale sharks
  • Manta rays
  • Leopard sharks
  • Sea turtles
  • Barracuda
  • Clownfish (anemonefish)
  • Moorish idols
  • Nudibranchs
  • Cuttlefish
  • Octopus

Whether you’re a seasoned diver or just starting your underwater adventure, Thailand has something to offer everyone. With its stunning coral reefs, incredible marine life, and warm hospitality, Thailand is truly a diver’s paradise.

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