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Address: 19/13 Moo 10 | T.Chalong A.Muang, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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+66 81 895 5859
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Welcome on board M/V PAWARA, our luxurious custom built, steel hull,...

Welcome on board M/V PAWARA, our luxurious custom built, steel hull, Similan Islands Liveaboard, refitted especially for this season.Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, the ultimate way to explore one of the worlds top ten dive spots with one of the longest standing Dive Centers in Phuket

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Amazing crew and trip!

I did a 4 - day trip on the Pawara. I was able to do my advanced certification on the trip and had an amazing dive master/instructor. They made it really affordable and easy to do... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Breanna R

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I did a 4 - day trip on the Pawara. I was able to do my advanced certification on the trip and had an amazing dive master/instructor. They made it really affordable and easy to do the certification. All of the divemasters were very warm, welcoming, and knowledgeable. The food was incredible and everything was very clean. Couldn't have asked... More 

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1 Thank Breanna R
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sawasdee Fasai is great value for money. I've dive with "luxury" boats such as Black Manta and Dive Racer. I'd say Fasai is comparable but at a lower price point plus Nitrox is free! High energy tour leader, Kwan, did her best to make we are all well taken care of. It was a full load 28 divers. Dive deck... More 

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Burley, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just had a great trip with a great on the Sawasdee Fahsai, wonderful boat and crew. had an excellent diver adventure and staff was more than accommodating. Make sure you bring your appetite as the food was wonderful and plentiful

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1 Thank milktanker
hawthorne, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just returned from a 4 day liveaboard to similans + job bon + Richelieu rock on vessel "sawadee fasai" My reason to go on this ship was me previous great experience with Andy Ittrich, my dive instructor. He is calm, funny, has thousands of dives and makes sure you are alright at all times. I should have done some... More 

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Benicia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

West Coast Divers operate at least two vessels. I just returned from a 4 day/4 night dive cruise of the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock and other dive locations in the vicinity. First the vessel i experienced, the MV Pawara came highly recommended. It did not disappoint. It is spotless. The Thai crew, including captain, boat boys and food service people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not search any more. Just contact west coast divers and book 'Sawadee Fasadi' boat. All rooms are very clear and all crews are awesome! The best merit of this boat is K.Kwan, boat leader and dive master. She is really really really superb. Enjoy your similan trip with west coast divers. No regrets!

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2 Thank Hyeman L
Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

MV Pawara staff did an incredible job, and I would highly recommend anyone interested in diving in Thailand to dive with them! Obviously the dive sites are gorgeous, especially Richelieu Rock, but I cannot say enough about how incredible the staff was both the dive masters and the staff on board helping with the cooking and cleaning. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome experience all around!!! The dive staff were professionals in every way. Their attention to detail and the safety of all the divers made this diver feel very safe and made for enjoyable dives, even when the conditions were less than perfect. They didn't cut corners, every nitrox diver analyzed their tank before every dive. The boat staff were awesome... More 

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1 Thank Chris K
Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Pawara and West Coast Divers. We just disembarked today and wish we were heading out for the next trip. Everything from the first day until today was spot on. We arrived around 6pm and unpacked our gear and set everything up. Snacks were served and then we went through the boat briefing on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's nearly impossible to find anyone who isn't super nice in Thailand, but the staff here might be exceptional in their hospitality and warmth. I'm a 49 year old man and while I was applying Betadine to my road rash (don't rent scooters in Thailand!! Lol) the super sweet cooks (who make some of he best food we are throughout... More 

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