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25 m / 7 m

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2018  / 2019

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  • Explore the best of two completely different underwater worlds on these border-splitting trips, diving in both Thailand and Myanmar
  • Enjoy modern ensuite cabins, an open-air dining room, a spacious dive deck and dedicated photography room on this 2018 vessel
  • The itineraries offer everything from thrilling volcano dives with blacktip sharks to tranquil dinners under the stars
  • After returning from a night dive and beach BBQ, head up to the large sundeck to relax in the hammocks, with a 360 degree ocean view

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We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 35% (downpayment)
  • 90 days before trip start: 65% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 35% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 67 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 67 days prior to arrival


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Standard cabin

The two Superior Cabins are located on the Upper Deck and each have air-conditioning and doors leading outside to enjoy the ocean breeze and stunning sea views.

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  • Size:  5 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double or 2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Deluxe Cabin

The four Deluxe Cabins are located on the main deck and each have a private ensuite shower with a hot shower. All cabins have air-conditioning and doors leading outside, to let in the ocean breeze and stunning sea views.

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double or 2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Master Cabin

The two Master Cabins are located on the main deck at the bow and each have private ensuite bathrooms with hot showers, as well as plenty of storage for your luggage. Both cabins have air-conditioning and doors leading outside to let in the ocean breeze and stunning sea views.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes


Smiling Seahorse is a first class vessel with a traditional Similan/Thai feel and personalized service.

Venture to Thailand, "The Land of Smiles", and Myanmar aboard the Smiling Seahorse. These island paradises lie only eight degrees north of the equator and enjoy a tropical climate year round. For divers, the true treasures of the Andaman Sea are found around the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, and the Surin Islands, where the warm and clear waters draw large schools of tropical fish, manta rays and the awe-inspiring whale shark.

Small, speedy motor vessel

The Smiling Seahorse It's a 25 m motor vessel operating Burma liveaboard trips from the Port of Ranong. A maximum of 16 divers can be accommodated on board, meaning dives are done in small groups of up to four, as you explore the remote and pristine waters of Burma and Thailand.

Personalized service and friendly atmosphere

The Smiling Seahorse aims to provide a personalized service, and with 12 attentive crew members, there is always someone on hand to assist you. Although this isn't a luxury liveaboard option, it certainly ticks all the boxes for a fantastic budget-conscious option, and you can be sure of a friendly atmosphere throughout your Myanmar Dive Safari Adventure.

Huge sundeck with hammocks and loungers

The open-air saloon on the upper deck is the social hub of the boat. Enjoy meal times here, read up on the local marine life and chat to your fellow guests over a 'Sundowner' from the bar. There's also a huge Sundeck, where you can unwind on hammocks and loungers in the shade or sun.

There is a choice of standard, deluxe and master cabins on board, all with climate control and doors opening to the outside of the vessel for a sea breeze. The upper deck has two standard cabins with either one double or two single beds and shared bathrooms. The four deluxe and two master cabins, located on the main deck, have en-suite bathrooms and all cabins feature air-conditioning.

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Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
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  • Thick (5-7Mm) Wetsuits ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Thai

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Open-Back Fins Available
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Us Power Sockets

Great for families

  • Board Games


  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Thb)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Amenities & services

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni


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