Bavaria – Similan & Myanmar Diving Tours

Bavaria – Similan & Myanmar Diving Tours

MV Bavaria Liveaboard in Thailand and Myanmar

Bavaria is a very nice liveaboard launched in late 2016, 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.

Special Booking Offer : 20% Discount for all trips in 2021

Bavaria Liveaboard Trips and Prices

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

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Double Cabin – Main Deck 1,168 EUR 7D / 6N 22
Comfort Twin Cabin – Main Deck 1,072 EUR 7D / 6N 22
Comfort Double Cabin – Lower Deck 1,028 EUR 7D / 6N 22
Standard Twin Cabin – Upper Deck 976 EUR 7D / 6N 22

Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock:
5 days / 4 nights (15 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Double Cabin – Main Deck 795 EUR 5D / 4N 15
Comfort Twin Cabin – Main Deck 735 EUR 5D / 4N 15
Comfort Double Cabin – Lower Deck 715 EUR 5D / 4N 15
Standard Twin Cabin – Upper Deck 685 EUR 5D / 4N 15

Similan Islands:
3 days / 2 nights (10 dives)

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Deluxe Double Cabin – Main Deck 609 EUR 3D / 2N 10
Comfort Twin Cabin – Main Deck 565 EUR 3D / 2N 10
Comfort Double Cabin – Lower Deck 539 EUR 3D / 2N 10
Standard Twin Cabin – Upper Deck 515 EUR 3D / 2N 10

All trip prices are quoted per person.
Non-Diver discount 25% on tour price. Kids 6-9 yeras minus 30%.
Single Supplement: +50% for Standard & Comfort Twin and only +25% for Comfort Double Cabin

Bavaria Photos

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, or for trips departing in the morning you may need to check in and try gear the day before.

Torches 200 Baht per day and 15 liter tank available 250 Baht per day.


Nitrox is available on board @ 200 Baht per 12 liter fill, 1,600 Baht for 10 tanks, 2,300 Baht for 15 tanks.


PADI Advanced Open Water course is 8,900 Baht. PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) course is 4,900 Baht.


Drinking water, coffee, tea are included. Sodas are 30 Baht. Beers 70 Baht. Wine 120 Baht per glass.

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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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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 in 2021 trips for 2 nights to the Similan Islands and trips for 4 nights to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock. These two trips can be combined as 6 night trip. There are no 6 night trips to the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar in the moment.

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

17:00 – 17:30 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
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
07:00 Wake Up, Coffee, First Dive
08:30 Breakfast
10:30 Second Dive
12:00 Lunch
14:00 Third Dive
15:00 Cruising to Thap Lamu
17:30 Arrive Thap Lamu
18:00 Arrive Khao Lak Hotels

Itinerary 3 days / 2 nights – Similan Islands

For the 3 day, 10 dive tours, you start in the morning. Transfer from your Khao Lak Hotel is about 7:30am. Speedboat transfer to the Bavaria from Thap Lamu is about 8:00am. There will be 3 dives on the 1st day, 4 dives on the 2nd day and 3 dives on the last day. The arrival time back to your hotel is about 6:00pm. All dives are in the main Similan Islands chain of islands and the Boonsung Wreck close to Khao Lak.

Any questions about these itineraries, please do ask us!

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

Bavaria Schedule 2020 – 2021


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