Pawara

Pawara

MV Pawara - Similan Islands Liveaboard

Enjoy the Andaman Sea aboard the liveaboard Pawara. The boat set sail for the first time in February 2006. She is a one of a kind, custom built diving vessel that combines the modern amenities of today's living and Thai craftsmanship. Pawara is extremely spacious. With her 35 meter long and 7 meter wide steel hull, she provides a stable platform from which to explore the Andaman Sea. Pawara is a Thai-Sanskrit word, which means ‘Treasures of the Corals’. Pawara has 12 cabins for a maximum of 24 Guests. There are 2 Master double or twin bed cabins on the main deck along with 4 Deluxe twin cabins. You will find 4 Standard cabins (which can be twin or double) and 2 budget cabins on the lower deck. Every cabin has air conditioning as well as en suite bathroom in all cabins except budget.

Pawara Cruises

Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock:
4 days / 4 nights (14 dives)

Early Booking Special – 10% Discount! Book Before August 31st 2017!

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Master Cabin 35,700 THB 4D / 4N 14
Deluxe Cabin 32,700 THB 4D / 4N 14
Standard Cabin 30,700 THB 4D / 4N 14
Budget Cabin 25,700 THB 4D / 4N 14

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Pawara Liveaboard Information

The 35 square meter lounge is located on the Upper Deck. Here you can unwind from a days diving in a comfortable and air-conditioned room with a variety of indoor board games and TV/Video/DVD/CD/Karaoke facilities provided.

The bridge, or the Captain’s control room, is well equipped with a full range of state-of-the-art navigation equipment. From here, the Captain will get an all around view, including views from monitoring cameras located in the engine room and the diving platform. The Captain is a local who has had plenty of sailing experience and is an expert when it comes to venturing the Andaman Sea.

Apart from the private shower & toilet facilities in your cabin, a common shower and toilet room is also provided by the large and organised dive equipment area for even more convenience.

3 meals are served per full day. Meals will vary each day and will comprise of Thai cuisines, fresh seafood, and international dishes. Our cook will ensure that you are well looked after for every meal on board. Food will be attentively prepared to suit your requirement. Snacks, tea and coffee are available throughout the day. Sodas and beers are for sale. There is free Wifi when the boat is in range of Thai mobile signal.

There are 12 cabins – 2 Master at the front of the main deck (Master can be twin or double), 4 deluxe twin bunk cabins on the main deck and 4 standard twin or double cabins. All have aircon and bathroom/toilet. There are also 2 budget twin cabins on the lower deck which have aircon, but used shared bathrooms.

Diving Equipment

Rental equipment is provided by Sunrise Divers for our divers on the Pawara liveaboard. Rental price is 500 Baht per day for a set (BCD/regulator/fins/mask/wetsuit) and 250 Baht per day for a dive computer. We have a large equipment room at our dive center with 30 sets of Aqualung BCDs and regulators and a large selection of long and short wetsuits, open heel and full foot fins.

If you need to rent equipment we suggest you meet at our dive center on departure day, so you can try all equipment before departure. If not possible to meet at our shop, no problem, we will pack extra equipment in different sizes.

Torches for night dives 100 Baht per dive. 15 liter tanks available 300 Baht per day.

Nitrox

Nitrox is available on board FREE for Nitrox certified divers.

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Pawara Schedule

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Pawara Deck Plans

Pawara Liveaboard Boat Plans

Pawara Itinerary

Pawara runs trips for 4 nights to the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock through the season from October to May.

Itinerary 4 nights – Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock

DEPARTURE DAY
16:00 – 18:00 Pick up from hotels in Phuket or Airport
Transfer by minibus to Thap Lamu Pier 1-2 hours
18:30 – 19:00 Pick up from hotels in Khao Lak
Transfer by minibus to Thap Lamu Pier 20 minutes
19:30 Dinner on Board and Departure to Similan Islands
DIVING DAY 1 – 3
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 4
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
17:30 Arrive Phuket Hotels

Pawara Safety & Specifications

Vessel Information

Boat Type Steel Motor Vessel
Year Built 2004 (Refitted 2016)
Length 35 Meters
Width 7 Meters
Maximum Guests 24
No. of Cabins 12 (2 Master, 4 Deluxe, 4 Standard, 2 Budget)
Engines 2 x 420 HP
Maximum Speed 15 Knots
Nitrox on Board Yes

Safety Specifications

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

Check Availability or Make a Reservation

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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