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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 2024 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
01 25th Oct 24 – 04th Nov 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
02 05th Nov 24 – 11th Nov 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
03 11th Nov 24 – 15th Nov 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
04 15th Nov 24 – 19th Nov 24 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
05 20th Nov 24 – 25th Nov 24 Southern Thailand 5D – 4N 14

December 2024 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
06 26th Nov 24 – 06th Dec 24 Best of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
07 06th Dec 24 – 16th Dec 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
08 17th Dec 24 – 27th Dec 24 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N 14
09 28th Dec 24 – 03rd Jan 25 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14

January 2025 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
10 04th Jan 25 – 14th Jan 25 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
11 15th Jan 25 – 21st Jan 25 Similan & Surin 7D – 6N 19
12 24th Jan 25 – 03rd Feb 25 Mergui Archipelago** 11D – 10N Lots!

February-March 2025 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
13 04th Feb 25 – 11th Feb 25 Mergui Archipelago** 8D – 7N Lots!
14 12th Feb 25 – 18th Feb 25 Similan & Surin 7D – 6N 19
15 19th Feb 25 – 01st Mar 25 Best of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
16 02nd Mar 25 – 08th Mar 25 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
17 10th Mar 25 – 17th Mar 25 Mergui Archipelago** 8D – 7N Lots!
18 18th Mar 25 – 28th Mar 25 Mergui Archipelago** 11D – 10N Lots!
19 29th Mar 25 – 02nd Apr 25 Similan & Surin 5D – 4N 14
20 02nd Mar 25 – 12th Apr 25 Best of Thailand 11D – 7N Lots!

April 2025 Departures

Trip Number Dates Destination Duration Number of Dives
21 13th Apr 25 – 19th Apr 25 Similan & Surin 7D – 6N 19
22 20th Apr 25 – 30th Apr 25 Best Of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!
23 01st May 25 – 11th May 25 Best of Thailand 11D – 10N Lots!

Enquire about The Phinisi Similan Liveaboard
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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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