If you have the time, a liveaboard is the best way to see the Similans. 4 dives per day, frequent stops at deserted beaches, and more time to relax onboard the luxurious MV Pawara, where every cabin has a private ensuite except the budget. Pawara is a high valuable dive liveaboard, with excellent facilities and services. It offers a regular 4D/4N dive liveaboard trips in the Similan Islands, also can host private charter for custom-build itinerary, it can take max. 24 guests per trip.
Pawara is a steel mono hull dive liveaboard vessel, 35 meters long, 7 meters wide, the cruising speed normally is at 8 to 12 knots (max. speed at 15 knots), it is the flagship of one of the Phuket’s best known dive centres.
Pawara earned its excellent reputation based on services & comfort and facilities, and safety. The staff and crew are among the most established and professional in the region, having been in operation for twenty years now.
There is a entertainment room/lounge with large sofa area, flat screen TV, DVD, sound system, karaoke, games and more.
For those who prefer a quieter form of entertainment between dives, they can borrow a book from the on-board selection in the lounge and relax in the sun deck, lying on comfortable soft mattress.
Pawara offering excellent food on board, every meal comes a wide assortment of food that always manage to satisfy the tastes of every person: pre-breakfast before the first dive, American breakfast after the first dive, lunch after the second dive, snack after the third dive, dinner after the night dive.
Pawara has a functional dive deck/platform, it has been designed in detail and with its large space allows divers to move in total freedom and comfort. In addition to the convenient distribution of the tanks, there are specific locations to store your own equipment.
For maximum comfort, not only FREE NITROX is now available on board, but divers will also will welcomed with a warming hot towel after night dives.
Pawara also offer FREE WIFI during the cruise to all the guests on-board, so those who need to stay connection will not need to worry about buying a 3G card before the cruise anymore.
Pawara has 12 comfortable cabins, with 4 different cabin types, it can host a max of 24 guests.
All cabins feature air-conditioner, fan, international electric sockets, safe box, hair dryer, storage area.
2 Master Cabins :
Located on the main deck, with a double bed or two twin bed, large windows, and ensuit bathroom with sink, toilet and hot shower.
4 Deluxe Cabins :
Located on the main deck, with two twin bunk beds, desk & chair, large windows, and ensuit bathroom with sink, toilet and hot shower.
4 Standard Cabins :
Located on the main deck, with a double bed or two twin bed, porthole, and ensuit bathroom with sink, toilet and hot shower.
2 Budget Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, with two twin bunk beds, use shared bathrooms.
3 Shared Bathrooms : with toilet, wash basin and hot shower.
4 dives per day, including sunset dive and night dives.
No dive provided on the day of arrival.
2 dives will be provided on the day of departure.
All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.
Nitrox：Available, free of charge for Nitrox divers
15L Tanks：Available with additional cost
REBREATHER Dive：Not available at the moment
Dive Equipment Rental：Available, rate on request, must book in advance
Dive insurance：Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
Wi-Fi Internet ：Available, free of charge
Laundry Service：Not available at the moment
Massage Service：Depends on availability with additional cost
Payment on board：By cash only (THB)
Crew Number：12 or more, including 4 dive guides