The Phinisi Similan Islands Liveaboard

The Phinisi Similan Islands Liveaboard

4 Days/4 Nights From US$ 1,240

The Phinisi Is A Unique Luxury Similan Islands Liveaboard

Phinisi is a traditional Indonesian designed two masted sailing ship. This elegant boat is the only one we know of that sails in the Similan Islands. The Phinisi also runs to Myanmar and the South Andaman covering the best diving that surrounds Phuket.

Operated by the same owners as The Junk the official name of the Phinisi Similan Islands liveaboard is ‘Cheng I Sao’. It’s the name of a pirate queen loosely portrayed in The Pirates Of The Caribbean. You certainly won’t get robbed or held captive on this excellent boat, just treated like royalty.

18 very lucky guests are comfortably accommodated in a range of cabins to suit different budgets. Two Quad cabins, two twin cabins and 3 cabins that can be used as either twin or double bed configuration. Every cabin has en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, towels, storage space, overhead reading lights and a safe.

Plenty of space in the social areas; a large air conditioned saloon has a TV and a library of books, movies and games. The sundeck is spacious and the perfect place to watch the Similan Island sunsets from your cushioned sun lounger.

Built By Divers For Divers

The shaded diving deck on the Phinisi has generous individual set up areas which include a personal storage area. Diving is done from a tender inline with the new Similan Island National Park rules. Rental equipment is high quality Aqualung, SMB are offered free of charge and nitrox is available to rent (recommended).

Excellent and plentiful food is served buffet style and eaten either in the shaded dining area or inside the comfortable saloon. You certainly won’t go hungry but neither will you lose any weight on your Similan Island liveaboard trip on the Phinisi

10 Night Best of Thailand Trip on The Phinisi Similan Island Liveaboard

This season, the 10 night trips will encompass the very best of Thailand diving. From the isolated pinnacles of Hin Daeng and Hin Muang in the south all the way to the furthest north of Thailand’s dive sites – the world renowned Richelieu Rock.

In between you’ll visit the stunning Phi Phi islands and the King Cruiser Wreck. An incredibly biodiverse safari that can see your log book stuffed with rare and exciting experiences. A great chance to see a whale shark!

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Itinerary 4 day/4 Night

4 Day/4 Night Itinerary

Check in Day

7.00 PM – Start Check-in & Cabin allocation on Liveaboard at Thaplamu Pier
8.00 PM – Dinner
9.00 PM – General boat briefing

Day 1

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:30 – Dive briefing
7:00 – Dive 1 Similan Islands
8:30 – Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 – Surface Interval
10:30 – Dive briefing
11:00 – Dive Similan Islands
12:30 – Lunch
12:30 – 14:30 – Surface Interval
14:30 – Dive briefing
15:00 – Dive Similan Islands
16:30 – Snack
16:30 – 18:30 – Surface Interval
18:30 – Dive briefing
19:00 – Dive 4 (Night Dive)
20:30 – Dinner

Day 2

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:30 – Dive briefing
7:00 – Dive 1 Koh Bon
8:00 – Breakfast
8:00 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive Koh Bon
12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 14:15 – Surface Interval
14:15 – Dive briefing
14:30 – Dive Koh Tachai
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – 17:15 – Surface Interval
17:15 – Dive briefing
17:30 – Dive 4 (Dusk Dive)
19:00 – Dinner

Day 3

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:30 – Dive briefing
7:00 – Dive 1 Surin Islands
8:00 – Breakfast
8:00 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Surin Islands
12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 14:15 – Surface Interval
14:15 – Dive briefing
14:30 – Dive 3 Richelieu Rock
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – 17:15 – Surface Interval
17:15 – Dive briefing
17:30 – Dive 4 Richelieu Rock
19:00 – Dinner

Day 4

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:30 – Dive briefing
7:00 – Dive 1 Premchai Wreck
8:30 – Breakfast
8:30 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Boonsung Wreck
12:00 – 2:00 Disembarkation

Itinerary 6 day/6 Night

6 Day/6 Night Itinerary

Check In Day

7.00 PM – Start Check-in & Cabin allocation on Liveaboard at Thaplamu Pier
8.00 PM – Dinner
9.00 PM – General boat briefing

Day 1

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:30 – Dive briefing
7:00 – Dive 1 Similan Islands
8:30 – Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 – Surface Interval
10:30 – Dive briefing
11:00 – Dive 2 Similan Islands
12:30 – Lunch
12:30 – 14:30 – Surface Interval
14:30 – Dive briefing
15:00 – Dive 3 Similan Islands
16:30 – Snack
16:30 – 18:30 – Surface Interval
18:30 – Dive briefing
19:00 – Dive 4 (Night Dive)
20:30 – Dinner

Day 2

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:20 – Dive briefing
6:45 – Dive 1 Similan Islands
8:00 – Breakfast
8:00 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Similan islands
12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 14:15 – Surface Interval
14:15 – Dive briefing
14:30 – Dive 3 Similan Islands
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – 17:15 – Surface Interval
17:15 – Dive briefing
17:30 – Dive 4 (Dusk Dive)
19:00 – Dinner

Day 3

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:20 – Dive briefing
6:45 – Dive 1 Koh Bon
8:00 – Breakfast
8:00 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Koh Bon
12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 14:15 – Surface Interval
14:15 – Dive briefing
14:30 – Dive 3 Koh Tachai
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – 17:15 – Surface Interval
17:15 – Dive briefing
17:30 – Dive 4 (Dusk Dive)
19:00 – Dinner

Day 4

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:20 – Dive briefing
6:45 – Dive 1 Surin Islands
8:00 – Breakfast
8:00 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Surin islands
12:00 – Lunch
12:00 – 14:15 – Surface Interval
14:15 – Dive briefing
14:30 – Dive 3 Surin islands
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – 17:15 – Surface Interval
17:15 – Dive briefing
17:30 – Dive 4 (Dusk Dive)
19:00 – Dinner

Day 5

6:00 – Wake Up Call
6:20 – Dive briefing
6:45 – Dive Richelieu Rock
8:30 – Breakfast
8:30 – 10:15 – Surface Interval
10:15 – Dive briefing
10:30 – Dive 2 Richelieu Rock
12:00 – Lunch
14:30 – Dive 3 Richelieu Rock
16:00 – Snack
16:00 – Cruise back to port

Day 6

07:30 – Wake up call
08:00 – Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 Disembarkation

Best of Thailand

10 Day/10 Night Itinerary

Check In Day

7.00 PM – Start Check-in & Cabin allocation on Liveaboard at Thaplamu Pier
8.00 PM – Dinner
9.00 PM – General boat briefing

Day 1 – 3

Your Cruise Director will schedule up to 4
dives per day, 3 dives and a sunset or night dive.

Day 4

Two morning dives and then transition to the
North Andaman.

Day 5 – 8

Your Cruise Director will schedule up to 4
dives per day, 3 dives and a sunset or night dive.

Day 9

3 dives scheduled before heading back to
port.

Day 10

Following breakfast on board, disembarkation
is scheduled for between 09:30 and 10:00

Includes/Excludes

Included

Accommodation onboard
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon snack, hot beverages, drinking water, electrolyte sachets & fresh fruit, vegetarian meals on request
Return from Phuket Hotels or meeting points
12L tanks, weights and weight belts

Excluded

NPF Similan & Surin Islands 4 nights $50 $35
NPF Similan & Surin Islands 6 nights $65 $35
NPF Southern Explorer 2 nights $35 $12
Full set (torch and computer not incl.) $25 $88 $125
Dive Computer $8 $28 $40
UW torch/flashlight $3.50 $12 $18
BCD. $8 $28 $40
Regulator. $8 $28 $40
Fins (incl. boots). $3.50 $12 $18
Wetsuit. $7 $25 $35
Mask $3.50 $12 $18
Nitrox per fill $10
Nitrox per day. $25
Aluminium/Steel 15L cylinder per day $10
Beer. $2.50
Wine per Bottle / Glass $27.50 / $4.50
T-shirt $12.50
Can cooler. $5
Mask straps. $6
Log books $3

Price Per Person 2023 – 2024

4 Days/4 Nights 6 Days/6 Nights 10 Night Special
Quad Cabin US$ 1,240
Twin Cabin US$ 1,660
Quad Cabin US$ 1,860
Twin Cabin US$ 2,490
Quad Cabin US$ 3,100
Twin Cabin US$ 4,150

*Not Including National Park Fees or equipment

Schedules 2023 – 2024

October 2023

October

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH01 25th Oct 23 04th Nov 23 Best of Thailand 30

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November 2023

November

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH02 05th Nov 23 15th Nov 23 Best of Thailand 30
PH03 15th Nov 23 19th Nov 23 Similan – Surin Islands 14
PH04 20th Nov 23 26th Nov 23 Similan – Surin Islands 18
PH05 26th Nov 23 30th Nov 23 Similan – Surin Islands 14

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December 2023

December

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH06 06th Dec 23 16th Dec 23 Best of Thailand 30
PH07 17th Dec 23 27th Dec 23 Best of Thailand 30
PH08 29th Dec 23 08th Jan 24 Best of Thailand 30

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January 2024

January

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH09 09th Jan 24 19th Jan 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH11 20th Jan 24 30th Jan 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH12 30th Jan 24 06th Feb 24 Similan – Surin Islands 18

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February 24

February

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH13 11th Feb 24 21st Feb 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH14 22nd Feb 24 03rd Mar 24 Best of Thailand 30

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March 24

March

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH15 04th Mar 24 08th Mar 24 Similan – Surin Islands 14
PH16 08th Mar 24 14th Mar 24 Similan – Surin Islands 18
PH17 15th Mar 24 25th Mar 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH18 30th Mar 24 05th Apr 24 Similan – Surin Islands 18

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April 24

April

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH19 06th Apr 24 16th Apr 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH20 17th Apr 24 27th Apr 24 Best of Thailand 30
PH21 28th Apr 24 04th May 24 Similan – Surin Islands 18

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May 24

May

Trip No. Depart Return Destination Dives
PH22 04th May 24 08th May 24 Similan – Surin Islands 14
PH23 09th May 24 15th May 24 Similan – Surin Islands 18

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