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The Phinisi

The Phinisi

The Phinisi liveaboard: Similan Islands – Surin Islands

The Phinisi Liveaboard travels through the Similan Islands, Surin Islands and Myanmar.

*Prices do not include park fees, equipment rental and some transfers.

4 Nights: Southern Thailand – 14 dives

4 Nights: Similan/Surin Islands inc. Richelieu Rock – 14 dives

5 Nights: Southern Thailand – 19 dives

6 Nights: Similan/Surin Islands inc. Richelieu Rock – 19 dives

10 Nights: Best Of Thialand – Northern & Southern Andamans – Lots of Dives

The Boat

The sister boat to The Junk, The Phinisi Similan Liveaboard, originally named ‘Cheng I Sao’. A brand new route for her will commence in 2018. Pronounced: Pinisi, she will be operating through out the Similan and Surin Islands as well as Myanmar and will sail on four different itineraries with 4, 6, 7 and 10 night dive cruises.

While a remarkable history and character unites the two yachts, The Phinisi Liveaboard complements The Junk by offering various itineraries in Thailand and an exciting new destination: Myanmar! With 7 and 10 night itineraries, The Phinisi takes you to the best dive sites in the beautiful Mergui Archipelago.

The Cabins

The Phinisi comfortably accommodates 18 divers in 7 beautifully finished, spacious cabins. All have en-suite facilities, hot showers and independently controlled air-conditioners. Cabins have overhead reading lights, bath towels, lockable safety boxes and cupboards.

• 2 x private twin bed cabins
• 2 four berths cabins

The Food

Excellent! The meals on The Phinisi are served buffet style inside the atmospheric Teak Wood saloon. A wide variety is served at every meal ensuring all guests have the opportunity to taste the unique flavours of the wonderful Thai cuisine as well as various tasty western style dishes. We always receive great customer feedback regarding the food.

Aussie Divers Phuket Similan Island Liveaboards

Aussie Divers Phuket Similan Island Liveaboards

Safety Features

Patient area with 2 x large oxygen tanks, 40 life jackets, life raft for 25 people, 3 x VHF radios, 2 x CB radios, Sat nav, Depth sounder, fire extinguishers.

What is Included

Air-conditioning in all cabins. All meals, fruits, drinking water, coffee, tea. Divemaster supervision, tanks, weights, weight belts. Transfer to and from your hotel / dive vessel.

What is not Included

National Park Entry fee and diver’s fee: 1,800 Baht (for diver) National Park Entry fee: 1000 Baht (for non diver) Equipment rental full set 800 Baht per day (not including torch 100baht & computer 250bht per day) Myanmar Entry Fee USD$ 200

Enquire about a The Phinisi Similan Islands Liveaboard Here

The Phinisi Gallery


The Phinisi Trip Schedules

October-November 2023 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
01 25th Oct 23 – 04th Nov 23 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
02 05th Nov 23 – 15th Nov 23 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
03 15th Nov 23 – 19th Nov 23 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
04 20th Nov 23 – 26th Nov 23 Similan & Surin 7D – 6N 19
05 26th Nov 23 – 30th Nov 23 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14

December 2023 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
06 01st Dec 23 – 06th Dec 23 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N FULLY BOOKED
07 06th Dec 23 – 16th Dec 23 Best Of Thailand 11D – 510N FULLY BOOKED
08 17th Dec 23 – 27th Dec 23 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N 14
09 29th Dec 23 – 08th Jan 24 Best of Thailand 11D – 10N FULLY BOOKED

January 2024 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
10 09th Jan 24 – 19th Jan 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
11 20th Jan 24 – 30th Jan 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
12 31st Jan 24 – 6th Feb 24 Southern Thailand 7D – 6N 19

February-March 2024 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
13 06th Feb 24 – 10th Feb 24 Southern Thailand (Koh Lipe) 5D – 4N 14
14 11th Feb 24 – 21st Feb 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
15 22nd Feb 24 – 03rd Mar 24 Best of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
16 04th Mar 24 – 08th Mar 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
17 08th Mar 24 – 14th Mar 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
18 15th Mar 24 – 25th Mar 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
19 26th Mar 24 – 30th Mar 24 Southern Thailand 5D – 4N 14
20 30th Mar 24 – 05th Apr 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14

April 2024 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
21 06th Apr 24 – 16th Apr 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots
22 17th Apr 24 – 27th Apr 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
23 28th Apr 24 – 04th May 24 Similan & Surin 7D – 6N 19

Enquire about The Phinisi Similan Liveaboard
Here

The Phinisi 10 night Myanmar – Trip Itinerary PDF
The Phinisi 7 Night Myanmar – Trip Itinerary PDF
The Phinisi 4 Night Southern Thailand Trip Itinerary PDF

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