Best of Thailand, The Phinisi Liveaboard – 11/26/2024 – 12/6/ 2024

Best of Thailand, The Phinisi Liveaboard – 11/26/2024 – 12/6/ 2024

Best of Thailand ~ Liveaboard +

When: 11/26/2024 – 12/06/2024, or

Join our pre-sailing excursion! 4 days / 3 nights!

With Excursion: 11/22/2024 – 12/06/2024

Excursion Day 1: Visit the Elephant Sanctuary, where we will have the opportunity to feed and play with the elephants. We will overnight at the stunning Samet Nanghse Boutique Resort that overlooks the Pjang Nga Bay. Enjoy a beautiful sunset, and maybe wake up at 4:00AM to see the breathtaking sunrise.


Excursion Day 2: We will head into the Phang Nga Bay, via a traditional long-tail boat to visit the world famous, James Bond Island. Sacaramanga’s home from, The Man with the Golden Gun film. After this full day tour, we will then head to Phuket Island where we will overnight in a 5 star resort in the northern area of the island. The Laguna area has a great mixture of traditional culture and western comforts.

Excursion Day 3: In the morning, we can relax at the resort or head to the beach to recover from the prior 2 days of sightseeing. In the afternoon, we have a tour scheduled for us to see the very best of Phuket. While on this tour, we will see the iconic Big Buddha, we will visit Chalong Temple. To end this day, we will visit the Phuket Fantasea Carnaval. This festival is an extravaganza of everything Thai – its traditions, animals and culture. Expect it to be an impressive sight.

Excursion Day 4: We will have a leisure day at the resort, before heading to the boat at 6:00PM for embarkation.

Excursion Cost: $1025.00, per person. 

Next Stop! The Phinisi…

Join Salem Scuba in Thailand, as we sail on the beautiful, Phinisi! The Phinisi is a traditional Indonesian sailing yacht and comfortably accommodates 18 divers / passengers. It also has a spacious deck with plenty of storage for everyone’s dive gear, and an outdoor dining area at the stern, that covered and shaded so you can enjoy the breathtaking views while you eat.


  • Return, shared transfer between Phuket Airport, or local hotel, and the liveaboard on embarkation and disembarkation days
  • 10 nights full board accommodation (based on shared occupancy)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and fresh fruit
  • Unlimited tea, coffee, fruit juice and soft drinks
  • Up to 4 dives per day
  • AL80 tanks with airfills
  • Weights, weight belt and SMB
  • Disembarkation transfer
  • Embarkation transfer


  • Flights to/from Phuket Airport
  • Additional transfers
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Sodas / Fizzy Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Nitrox (Package price: $175 USD, per EAN certified diver)
  • Crew and guide’s gratuities
  • SCUBA courses
  • Equipment rental (minus tanks and weights)

Obligatory (Required) Items:

  • Travel and dive insurance
  • Marine park and port fees. $115 USD, per person, to be paid on board

Itinerary / Program:

Day 1: Embarkation at 1900 (7:00PM), followed by briefings and dinner

Days 2-9: Up to 4 dives per day, typically scheduled as follows:

  • Light breakfast, followed by a briefing and dive 1
  • Full breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and dive 2
  • Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and dive 3
  • Snack, relaxation period, briefing and dive 4 (where possible)
  • Dinner

Day 10: Up to 4 dives, depending on itinerary route

Day 11: Disembarkation time depends on itinerary route and disembarkation point.

  • Thap Lamu disembarkation: 10:00AM
  • Chalong disembarkation: 2:00PM

Cabin Options:

  • Beds: Double Cabins with Ensuite and AC: $4350.00, per person. (3 Cabin Available)
  • Beds: Twin Cabins with Ensuite and AC: $4350.00, per person (4 Cabins Available)

If you’d like to join us on this AWESOME adventure, please let me know as soon as possible. The Phinisi can hold, at max, 14 passengers. So, choose your cabin and send in your deposit to secure your space today.

Note: As of March 8, 2024, there are only 3 spaces remaining.

If you’re still planning to join this trip, please contact me ASAP so that I can hold your space until your deposit is received.

Deposits are: $1000.00, per person and we can accept them via:

  • Cash – accepted at the shop
  • Check / Cashier’s Check
  • Venmo (friends / family)
  • PayPal (friends / family)
  • Zelle (bank-to-bank transfer via the Zelle app)

If you have any other questions about this trip, and / or you would like to join us please contact me (Charline), via the phone numbers or email link below.