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Cabins

12

Length / Width

35 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

2006  / 2014

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

FREE

Nitrox

FREE

Highlights

  • 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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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

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

2. CONFIRMATION

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

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 100% (downpayment)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

For regular bookings:

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 59 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 59 days prior to arrival

Early Bird bookings

  • Require a full (100%) payment upon booking
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel after your booking is confirmed

Cabins

Description

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.

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

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

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
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Other Languages On Request

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

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

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Payments

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

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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