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19/13 Moo 10 | T.Chalong A.Muang, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
+66 81 895 5859
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Awesome Liveaboard - Brilliant Crew - Excellent Food

Spent 4 nights on the Pawara in February diving the Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachi and Richelieu Rock... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ross M
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Phuket
Nice boat - but not superiorTh

We had the fortune being onboard M/V PAWARA during Xmas. The good stuff. Their equipment was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dkjusole
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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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19/13 Moo 10 | T.Chalong A.Muang, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights on the Pawara in February diving the Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachi and Richelieu Rock and had brilliant time aboard. The crew were fantastic, from the dive instructors and dive masters to the boat boys, chef and captain. The food in particular...More

Thank Ross M
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Pornpreeya F, Owner at West Coast Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. We are looking forward to see you again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the fortune being onboard M/V PAWARA during Xmas. The good stuff. Their equipment was good. The staff was good. The Divemaster was fantast Similan Island was nice and with good dives in calm waters. - The bad stuff. - The indoor saloon could...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Great staff. Great diving. Great accommodations- try to stay on the main deck though, not lower. Gets bumpy sometimes. We did our advanced diving course and nitrox courses while on board. It's a great way to get more advanced with your diving. The...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Just returned from a fantastic trip on the MV Swasadee Fasai. Whilst the boat is older than their photos would lead you to believe, it is a nice vessel and our cabin was fine and quite clean. But trips like this are all about the...More

Thank Anonpers
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Pornpreeya F, Owner at West Coast Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive comment and noted on your advise. We are looking forward to welcome you onboard again soon.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

At Richelieu Rock there were 12 boats. There were 37 divers on just our boat, so you can imagine that there were lots of divers. But the diving is excellent, although there was more dead coral than we were expecting. No large marine life at...More

Thank Kat T
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

한국에서 West Coast Divers를 통해 18.1.8~1.12 시밀란 리브어보드를 다녀왔습니다. Sawadee Fasai 배를 탔는데 부족함 전혀 없이 즐겁고 편안하게 다이빙할 수 있었습니다. 다이빙 팀들끼리 분위기도 좋았고 매 끼니 나오는 음식이나 간식도 훌륭했습니다. 방 상태도 매우 좋고 쾌적했습니다. 투어리더 Kwan과 스탭들의 서비스도 좋았습니다.

Thank saewoom c
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Pornpreeya F, Owner at West Coast Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your positive moment. We are looking forward to welcome you onboard again in the nearest future.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Dived with Sawadee Fasai and the crew was great. Accommodation and ensuite toilet were clean and nice. My compliments to the chef for the great food and I definitely gained a few kilos on that trip. Its a pity many of the dive sites were...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Just got back from my dive trip with Westcoast Divers. It was absolutely awsome! The crew is very helpful and totally friendly, excellent food and nice diving. The whole trip was very well organized by Kwan. Also was very happy with Dani as dive guide....More

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Pornpreeya F, Owner at West Coast Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you so much. We are looking forward to welcome you on board again. Best Regards, Doo and West Coast Divers team

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We just got back from a 4-day-dive-safari with west coast divers on the Sawasdee Fahsai - and we are still overwhelmed by the amazing experience. Thanks to Kwan and her team and to Henning our dive guide - we spent fantastic days on your boat....More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We loved the upmarket Sawadee Faisal and its crew. We had deluxe cabins with ensuite bathrooms which meant we could walk straight to the dive deck and also use an internal staircase to get to the lounge (closes at 10 PM as the crew sleeps...More

1  Thank poleinahole1
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Pornpreeya F, Owner at West Coast Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for well explanation on our operation and services. We are looking forward to see you again soon.

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Group sizes depend on the experience levels of the divers and number of divers on board and the number of divers actually diving. There are typically four to five DMs/Instructors on board. So on average there are about 4-6... More
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