| YEAR BUILT: 1963

The Junk



Traditional Junk


33 M

8.5 M










The Junk

Meet The Junk, officially known as June Hong Chian Lee. This storied vessel began her journey in 1962 as a cargo ship, transporting teakwood between Myanmar and Malaysia. In 1997, she underwent a remarkable transformation, emerging as a comfortable liveaboard dive boat that seamlessly blends her original charm with modern comforts. Spanning an impressive 33 meters, The Junk invites you to explore the depths of the Thai Andaman Sea while basking in luxury.


Dive into Timeless Luxury

“The Junk is more than a dive boat; she's a piece of history. Embark on a voyage to explore captivating dive sites and witness marine wonders, all while indulging in delicious meals. Step aboard, and let her history and elegance enchant you.”

Step Inside


Interior Charm

Inside The Junk, you'll find the perfect blend of comfort and nostalgia. With six cozy cabins, she accommodates up to 18 guests. Whether you're a passionate diver or simply seeking an adventure, rest assured that you'll find serenity in your cabin after a day of exploration.

Exterior Elegance


Exterior Allure

The Junk's wooden beauty is striking against the backdrop of the Andaman Sea. Her 8.5-meter beam provides ample space for lounging and enjoying the sea breeze. On the top sundeck, you'll be treated to breathtaking views, while the shaded deck offers a perfect spot for relaxation.


Exploring The Legend

The Junk, known officially as June Hong Chian Lee, has a rich history that dates back to 1962 when she sailed as a cargo ship, ferrying teakwood between Myanmar and Malaysia. In 1997, she underwent a remarkable transformation, evolving into a comfortable liveaboard dive boat without losing her original charm. At 33 meters in length, she beckons adventurers and history enthusiasts alike.

The Junk, along with her sister boat The Phinisi, offers year-round dive liveaboard trips in the Thai Andaman Sea. Explore the wonders of the Similan and Surin Islands or dive into the depths of Southern Phuket, including iconic spots like Koh Phi Phi, King Cruiser, Hin Muang, and Hin Daeng. Our experienced dive guides will introduce you to each site’s marine creatures before your descent.

Diving from The Junk is a breeze. Our dinghies ensure you’re dropped at the precise spot on the dive site, and our dinghy drivers stay on-site to provide surface support. Your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities.

Culinary Delights Aboard

Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey. The chefs aboard The Junk serve delectable meals and snacks five times a day, including two hearty breakfasts. Dine in the comfortable saloon, equipped with an entertainment system, or savor your meals outdoors on the spacious shaded deck.

The Junk has her own claim to fame, having starred in films like James Bond’s ‘The Man With The Golden Gun’ and ‘Swiss Family Robinson.’ Her wooden elegance and cinematic history make every moment aboard memorable.

The Junk Experience

Join us aboard The Junk for an adventure of a lifetime. Dive into history, explore the depths, and relish in luxury. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a curious traveler, The Junk promises an unforgettable journey.

Asia Global Yachting: Your Dive Liveaboard Specialist

At Asia Global Yachting, we specialise in crafting extraordinary dive liveaboard experiences. The Junk is a testament to our commitment to maritime luxury and adventure. Explore the Andaman Sea with us and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Ready to Dive In?

If The Junk has ignited your passion for exploration or if you have any questions about your upcoming dive adventure, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is here to make your journey seamless and memorable.


  1. How many guests can The Junk accommodate?
    The Junk can comfortably host up to 18 guests, making it perfect for group adventures.
  2. What are the top dive spots explored with The Junk?
    Dive into iconic locations like the Similan and Surin Islands, Koh Phi Phi, King Cruiser, Hin Muang, and Hin Daeng.
  3. Are there experienced dive guides?
    Yes, our experienced dive guides will brief you on each dive site and provide support throughout your underwater journey.
  4. What is the history of The Junk?
    Originally a cargo ship, The Junk was transformed into a liveaboard dive vessel in 1997, maintaining her original charm.
  5. How do I book a dive adventure with The Junk?
    Contact Asia Global Yachting to secure your spot and plan your dive experience.

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