Bavaria

Bavaria

MV Bavaria Liveaboard in Thailand and Myanmar

Bavaria is a brand new liveaboard launched in late 2015, based in Khao Lak and offering a mixed schedule of 3 or 6 night trips in Thailand and 6 night trips in Myanmar. The boat was designed by her German owner who has many years of experience here in Thailand. Bavaria is 28 meters long and can take up to 24 guests with a mix of cabin types to suit different budgets. There's plenty of relaxation space with outdoor shaded areas, an indoor saloon and a large sundeck. It's a quality mid price liveaboard designed by divers for divers.

Bavaria Trips and Prices

Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock:
6 days / 6 nights (22 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Cabin 48,900 THB 6D / 6N 22
Comfort Twin Cabin 44,900 THB 6D / 6N 22
Comfort Double Cabin 42,900 THB 6D / 6N 22
Standard Cabin 40,900 THB 6D / 6N 22

Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock:
4 days / 3 nights (13 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Cabin 33,500 THB 4D / 3N 13
Comfort Twin Cabin 30,900 THB 4D / 3N 13
Comfort Double Cabin 29,500 THB 4D / 3N 13
Standard Cabin 27,900 THB 4D / 3N 13

Similan Islands:
3 days / 3 nights (10 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Cabin 25,500 THB 3D / 3N 10
Comfort Twin Cabin 23,500 THB 3D / 3N 10
Comfort Double Cabin 22,500 THB 3D / 3N 10
Standard Cabin 21,500 THB 3D / 3N 10

Myanmar and Thailand:
6 days / 6 nights (22 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Cabin 56,500 THB 6D / 6N 22
Comfort Twin Cabin 52,500 THB 6D / 6N 22
Comfort Double Cabin 50,500 THB 6D / 6N 22
Standard Cabin 48,500 THB 6D / 6N 22

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Bavaria Liveaboard Information

Bavaria has several cabin types – There are 2 Deluxe double bed cabins at the front of the main deck, plus 6 Comfort twin bunk cabins also on the main deck. On the lower deck are 2 Comfort double bed cabins. The 2 Standard twin cabins are on the upper deck. All cabins except Standard have private bathrooms with hot water, and are all cabins are air-conditioned.

Bavaria takes a maximum of 24 customers, and will have at least 4 dive staff on board. The dive deck is very large, giving plenty of room for suiting up for your dives. An RIB (dinghy) helps with pick ups after the dives. Between dives, relax on the large sun deck on top of the boat – there is also a shaded area if you don’t want to get too tanned! There is free WiFi (when in range of Thai mobile phone signals).

The indoor salon, also aircon, is equipped with TV, DVD and stereo. There’s also a large seating area outside the saloon on the main deck where meals are served. There are power points in all cabins and the salon for charging batteries. Food will be Thai (naturally) with some Western dishes, all served buffet style.

Diving Equipment

Rental equipment is provided by the Bavaria liveaboard. Rental price is 600 Baht per day for a set (BCD/regulator/fins/mask/wetsuit) and 250 Baht per day for a dive computer. After pick up from your accommodation in Khao Lak you will go to the liveaboard office in Khao Lak to try gear before departure.

Torches 200 Baht per day and 15 liter tank available 150 Baht per day.

Nitrox

Nitrox is available on board @ 200 Baht per 12 liter fill, 1,600 Baht for 10 tanks, 2,250 Baht for 15 tanks.

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Bavaria Deck Plans

Upper Deck

Bavaria Liveaboard Upper Deck Layout

1 outdoor dining area – 2 saloon – 3 standard cabins – 4 wheelhouse

Main Deck

Bavaria Liveaboard Main Deck Layout

5 dive platform – 6 dive deck – 7 galley – 8 comfort twin cabins – 9 deluxe cabins

Lower Deck

Bavaria Liveaboard Lower Deck Layout

10 engine room – 11 comfort double cabins – 12 staff cabins

Bavaria Itinerary

Bavaria runs trips for 3 or 6 nights to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock plus 6 night trips to the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar.

Itinerary 6 nights – Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock

DEPARTURE DAY
15:30 – 16:00 Pick up from hotels in Khao Lak
Transfer by minibus to Bavaria shop
Try equipment and transfer to Thap Lamu port
19:30 Dinner on Board and Departure to Similan Islands
DIVING DAY 1 – 5
07:00 Wake Up, Coffee, First Dive
08:30 Breakfast
11:00 Second Dive
12:30 Lunch
15:00 Third Dive
19:00 Night Dive OR
17:30 Dusk Dive
20:00 Dinner
DIVING DAY 6
07:00 Wake Up, Coffee, First Dive
08:30 Breakfast
10:30 Second Dive
12:00 Lunch and Cruising to Thap Lamu
15:00 Arrive Thap Lamu
15:30 Arrive Khao Lak Hotels

Itinerary 3 days / 3 nights – Similan Islands

For the 3 day, 10 dive tours, you start the same time as the 6 day trip above. Then diving 2 full days, 4 dives per day, and 2 dives on the 3rd diving day, after which transfer is back to Thap Lamu by transfer boat, arriving back to land by 6pm. All dives are in the main Similan Islands chain of islands.

Itinerary 4 days / 3 nights – Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Surin Islands and Richelieu Rock

For the 4 day trip you start with hotel pick up about 07:30 in Khao Lak and transfer from Thap Lamu port to meet the Bavaria late morning of the 3rd diving day during the 6 day trip (see itinerary above). First day will have 1 dive in the Similan islands then 2 more at Koh Bon, followed by 2 full days diving and the final day you have 2 dives, total 13 dives.

Any questions about these itineraries, please do ask us!

Itinerary 6 nights – Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar

DEPARTURE DAY
10:00 Pick up from hotels in Khao Lak
Transfer to Bavaria office in Khao Lak
Prepare equipment and check paperwork
12:00 – 13:00 Transfer to Bavaria at Kuraburi or Ranong
15:30 – 17:00 Bavaria Departs from port
DIVING DAYS 1 – 5
07:00 Wake Up, Coffee, First Dive
08:30 Breakfast
11:00 Second Dive
12:00 Lunch
15:00 Third Dive
17:30 Dusk Dive OR
19:00 Night Dive
20:00 Dinner
DIVING DAY 6
07:00 Wake Up, Coffee, First Dive
08:30 Breakfast
11:00 Second Dive
12:00 Lunch, Cruising to Kawthaung
15:00 Myanmar and Thai Immigration
18:00 – 19:00 Arrival at Kuraburi

Bavaria Safety & Specifications

Vessel Information

Boat Type Steel Motor Vessel
Year Built 2015
Length 28 Meters
Width 6.5 Meters
Maximum Guests 24
No. of Cabins 12 (2 Deluxe, 8 Comfort, 2 Standard)
Engines 2 x 480 HP
Maximum Speed 12 Knots
Nitrox on Board Yes

Safety Specifications

  • Marine Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Marine Radio
  • Life Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kit
  • Satellite Phone

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Please complete the form below to send an availability or booking enquiry to Sunrise Divers. You are also welcome to send a direct email to [email protected] or call our mobile hotline +66846264646. We are based in Phuket, Thailand. We will reply as soon as possible with full trip information and details on how to make a booking. Payments can be made by credit card (no card fees) or bank transfer. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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