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Length / Width

35 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

2006  / 2019

Rental equip.

YES ($)






  • The MV Pawara - which means 'Treasure of the Corals' - offers four night trips from October to May to the very best dive sites across the Similan Islands, with free nitrox for all divers
  • Divers enjoy encounters with giant whale sharks, manta rays, leopard sharks, scorpionfish and blue-spotted stingrays on itineraries that track Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and beyond
  • High-quality, diverse food on offer - fruit yoghurt shakes, fresh seafood, vegetables and fruit - with buffet-style service as standard and 24 hour complimentary access to fresh coffee, tea, soft drinks and water
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


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

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 50%
  • 50 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

Payment policy:

  • 50% at the time of booking
  • 50% is charged 40 days prior trip starting date
  • for Early bird booking 100% of the payment is required

Cancellation Policy :

  • 60 days or more prior scheduled trip : Deposit refunded (minus 5000 Baht + bank charges)
  • less than 60 days: no refund but you can postpone to the next available trip.
  • Less than 30 days before the departure date: No refund



Welcome on board the M/V Pawara, a luxurious, custom-built, steel-hull boat sailing the Similan Islands. Her name translates as 'Treasure of the Corals' - sail with her and you will see why.

The MV Pawara is equipped with a 35 metre hull and large hull stabilisers, providing a stable platform to explore all the best dive sites of the Andaman Sea, including the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock.

Twelve cabins comfortably accommodate 24 guests who can enjoy a 35 metre saloon complete with TV/DVD player, free Wi-Fi internet and PlayStation, comfortable and improved dive deck, spacious 72 metre sundeck and both indoor and outdoor dining areas.

The saloon and the dining room are both air conditioned and guests also have access to a large shaded area on the main deck. All cabins except budget cabins have private bathrooms.

Mini breakfasts, breakfasts, lunches and dinners - as well as snacks - are provided throughout your stay on board the MV Pawara. Buffet-style service is provided in the dining room and fresh coffee, tea, soft drinks and drinking water are free-of-charge, 24 hours a day. There will be plenty of fresh seafood and fresh vegetables throughout your trip.

Free snacks include fresh fruit and fruit yoghurt shakes. Local beers are also available for purchase. Other dietary requirements can usually be catered for - let us know. Dining service begins with dinner on the first night of the trip.


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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Deck Plan


For your safety

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

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Other Specialties

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Other Languages On Request

Dive Center Facilities

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

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions
  • Karaoke

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters


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