Sawasdee Fasai / Similan Islands / 4 Nights

Sawasdee Fasai / Similan Islands / 4 Nights

Sawasdee Fasai - Similan Islands Liveaboard

Sawasdee Fasai was launched in 2016 running trips through the high season to the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock. This is a very large (37 meter long) liveaboard with plenty of space for relaxation. There is a big aircon indoor saloon area on the main deck, and also a covered outdoor dining area. And you'll find not one, but 2 sundecks and a very large dive deck too. Sawasdee Fasai has 15 cabins for a maximum of 30 diving guests. There are 2 Master double or twin bed cabins on the main deck along with 5 Deluxe twin cabins. You will find 4 Standard cabins (which can be twin or double) and 4 budget twin cabins on the lower deck. Every cabin has air conditioning and there are en suite bathroom in all cabins except budget.

Including Wifi and free Nitrox!
10% discount* for 2024 - 2025 season (valid until 31st August 2024)!

Sawasdee Fasai Trips and Prices

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

Cabin Type Trip Price Trip Length Dives Enquiry
Master Double/Twin Cabin – Main Deck 45,700 THB 5D / 4N 14
Deluxe Twin Cabin – Main Deck 39,700 THB 5D / 4N 14
Standard Double/Twin Cabin – Lower Deck 37,700 THB 5D / 4N 14
Budget Twin Cabin – Lower Deck 30,700 THB 5D / 4N 14

Sawasdee Fasai Photos

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Information

Sawasdee Fasai has been newly renovated and refitted and started trips in December 2016. She takes a maximum of 30 divers with accommodation in 13 cabins. On the main deck are 2 Master double cabins and 5 deluxe twin cabins, all with bathrooms and aircon. The lower deck has 4 standard cabins (double or twin) with bathroom and 4 budget cabins which use a shared bathroom.

There is lots of relaxation space in a large indoor saloon and an outdoor (shaded) dining area, with 2 large sundecks too. Sawasdee Fasai offers free Wifi when the boat is in range of Thai mobile signals.

3 meals are served per full day. Meals will vary each day and will comprise of Thai cuisines, fresh seafood, and international dishes. The cook will ensure that you are well looked after for every meal on board. Food will be attentively prepared to suit your requirements. Snacks, tea and coffee are available throughout the day. Sodas and beers are for sale.

One of the best boats in the area and often fills up months in advance with group charters.

Diving Equipment

Rental equipment is provided by Sunrise Divers for our divers on the Sawasdee Fasai liveaboard. Rental price is 300 Baht per day for a set (BCD/regulator/fins/mask/wetsuit), 200 Baht/day for a dive computer and only 150 Baht/day for dive insurance. 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 is available on board FREE for Nitrox certified divers (12 liter tanks) – for 15 liter Nitrox 300 Baht per day.


PADI Advanced Open Water course is 8,800 Baht. PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) course is 8,800 Baht.


Drinking water, coffee, tea are included. Sodas are 30 Baht. Local beers are 80 Baht. Wine 750 Baht per bottle. There is a welcome drink on boarding.

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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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Sawasdee Fasai Deck Plans

Sun Deck

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Sun Deck Plan

Upper Deck

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Upper Deck Plan

Main Deck

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Main Deck Plan

Lower Deck

Sawasdee Fasai Liveaboard Lower Deck Plan

Sawasdee Fasai Itinerary

Sawasdee Fasai 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

16:00 – 18:00 Pick up from hotels in Phuket or Airport
Transfer by minibus to Thap Lamu Pier 1-2 hours
19:00 – 19:30 Pick up from hotels in Khao Lak
Transfer by minibus to Thap Lamu Pier 20 minutes
20:00 Briefing and Equipment set up
20:30 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 and Cruising to Thap Lamu
15:00 Arrive Thap Lamu
15:30 Arrive Khao Lak Hotels
17:30 Arrive Phuket Hotels

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Sawasdee Fasai Safety & Specifications

Vessel Information

Boat Type Steel Motor Vessel
Year Built 2004 (Renovated 2016)
Length 37 Meters
Width 7.8 Meters
Maximum Guests 30
No. of Cabins 15 (2 Master, 5 Deluxe, 4 Standard, 4 Budget)
Engines 2 x 520 HP
Maximum Speed 13 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
  • Emergency Flares
  • Satellite Phone

Sawasdee Fasai Schedule 2024 – 2025


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