MV Sawasdee Fasai (Former Scuba Explorer) was completely refurbished in 2016 and is a great choice in the mid price range of Thailand Liveaboards. MV Sawasdee Fasai accommodates 26 Scuba divers in 13 air-con cabins.
Sawasdee Fasai has 2 Master Cabins, 5 Deluxe Cabins, 4 Standard Cabins and 2 Budget cabins, which offers a wide price range to suite most budgets.
Similan Islands Liveaboard Schedule
Please note: All Liveaboard prices are in Thai Baht / Diver, based on Twin/Double room sharing. 10% discount for non diving guests.
How to book your MV Sawasdee Fasai trip: For Liveaboard Advanced bookings we only need a 30% deposit. Let us know the dates that work for you and we send you booking instructions. We accept all major credit cards, PayPal and bank transfer. We do not charge a fee for card payments. Select Trip / Cabin Type Now!
Liveaboard prices include: Full board accommodation on board, Free flow of tea, fresh coffee and drinking water, Cookies and fresh fruits throughout the day, guided dives, tanks, weights, weight belts. Transfer to and from your hotel and MV Sawasdee Fasai, accident & re-compression chamber insurance.
Liveaboard prices exclude: National Park Entry fee: 1,800 Baht for diver, 1000 Baht for non diver. Equipment rental (2,000 Baht for 4 days), Torch for Night Dive 100 Baht per dive, Suunto Dive Computer 300 Baht per day. DIN Adapter 100 Baht per day & 15 Liters Tank 300 Baht per day.
MV Sawasdee Fasai – Cabins & Facilities
Cabins – MV Sawasdee Fasai comfortably accommodates up to 26 Scuba divers in 13 air conditioned cabins. 2 Master Cabins – Located on the main deck, features a queen size bed. The 5 Deluxe Cabins are also located on the main deck and have 2 Bunk Beds and en-suite facilities. The 4 Standard Cabins are on the lower deck, with Queen Size Bed or Twin Bed arrangement and private facilities. Also on the lower deck you find 2 Budget Cabins which have twin beds and use central air-con. Budget cabins use the shared bathroom with hot shower.
The Air Con Salon Area, on the upper deck, offering sofas, TV and Stereo System, is very large with plenty of space for all guests. Next to the Salon area you find the outer lounge area, where the meals are served between dives.
The Dive Deck is very specious and has enough room for all diving guests and dive guides on board. Free Nitrox is available for all Nitrox certified Divers.
Similan Liveaboard Itinerary
- Departure Day
17:00 Pick up time from all areas of Phuket Island.
19:30 Arrive at Thap Lamu Pier (Phang-Nga Province).
20:30 Welcome dinner on-board MV Sawasdee Fasai while sailing to the Similan Islands.
- Liveaboard Safari Day 1
Diving at Similan Island-3 Day dives + 1 Sunset dive
- Liveaboard Safari Day 2
Diving at Similan Island-3 Day dives + 1 Night dive
- Liveaboard Safari Day 3
Diving at Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock-3 Day dives + 1 Night dive
- Liveaboard Safari Day 4 –
Diving at Koh Bon Island – 2 Day dives. Once everyone back on board back to Tablamu Pier, transfer by mini bus back to Phuket.
Arrival at hotel approx.: 18:00