Mergui Archipelago liveaboard
DiveRACE E Class is a modern Mergui archipelago liveaboard. Built in 2015, this huge steel hulled vessel is designed to be fast, safe and ultra comfortable for 20 guests.
There are six luxury cabins on the main deck configured as twins or doubles. There are four twin bed cabins on the lower deck which have extra beds available for groups of three or four.
All cabins have private en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. The cabins are spacious and light and get cleaned daily.
E Class starts from Khao Lak and spends the first day diving in Thailand (Richelieu Rock/Koh Tachai) before moving up to Myanmar.
- 20 guests max
- 15 crew
- Cruising Speed of 10 Knots
- 34.5m length, 7.5m wide
- 2 dinghy tenders with 40hp OBM
- Nitrox available at extra charge.
- Indonesian and European Food
- PADI Advanced and Nitrox courses available on board
DiveRACE E Class price
7 days 7 nights (21 dives) at the Mergui archipelago, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon and Koh Tachai
- Lower deck twin bed cabin: 77,500 baht per diver
- Main deck luxury twin or double bed cabin: 88,000 baht per diver
20% discount for non diving partners.
Liveaboard prices include: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, all meals, towel, toiletries, return Phuket hotel transfers.
Liveaboard prices exclude: Dive equipment rental, soft drinks, alcohol, national marine park fees, Mergui entrance fee, nitrox fills, massage service (500 baht per hour). Dive Insurance (compulsory on DiveRACE E Class).
Note. PADI Open Water certified divers (or equivalent) will be limited to 18m dive depth unless they complete the PADI Advanced course on board for 8,500 baht.
How to book this liveaboard: Tell us which trip you want to book and we’ll send you a booking form with instructions for payment. We accept online payment by credit card or paypal. We also accept bank transfers. For advance bookings pay just 10% deposit now to confirm your place, the balance is due 60 days before departure.
DiveRACE Mergui archipelago liveaboard itinerary
7 days 7 nights Mergui Archipelago, Koh Tachai, Koh Bon and Richelieu Rock
Pick up around 1700 hrs in Phuket or Khao Lak and transfer to Thap Lamu pier. Cruise to Koh Tachai Islands (6-7 hours). Dinner is served on board.
Diving day 1:
4 day dives at Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock
Diving day 2:
Cruise to Ranong to clear Thailand immigration then enter Myanmar at Kawthaung. Time for 1 dive at High Rock or Bo Wei.
Diving day 3:
4 dives at Black Rock
Diving day 4:
4 dives around the 3 islets (shark cave, broccoli island).
Diving day 5:
4 dives at North Twin Plateau, Fan Forest Pinnacles, Western Rocky.
Diving day 6:
2 morning dives (Crayfish cave, Eagles Nest, Lagoon) then cruise back to Kawthaung to exit Myanmar and enter Thailand at Ranong.
Diving day 7:
2 morning dives at the Khao Lak Wrecks (Boonsung, Premchai, SeaChart 1) then back to Thap Lamu pier, ETA 1400 hrs. Transfer back to Phuket airport / hotel.
Itineraries are subject to change
DiveRACE E Class Burma schedule
20-27 March 2017
No Mergui trips scheduled for 2018