MV Smiling Seahorse Liveaboard Review

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MV Smiling Seahorse dive boat review

The MV Smiling Seahorse is a liveaboard boat offering diving cruises in Thaïland and Burma. The 25 meters ship was launched in 2018 by the Smiling Seahorse Fleet. The company use to operate the MV Thai Sea, both in Thailand and Burma. Thus, the Smiling Seahorse might be a new liveaboard, but it comes with an experienced team!

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The cabins

The Smiling Seahorse can welcome up to 16 passengers aboard. The boat offers 8 air-conditioned cabins, spread over the main and upper deck. The cabins layout is flexible, with both  the option of a double bed or two twin beds in most rooms. Plus, all the main deck cabins have en-suite bathrooms.

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the Smiling Seahorse’s on-board facilities

The social areas of the Smiling Seahorse are mostly outdoor, covered spaces. First, the upper deck displays a spacious area which is both the dinning room and the covered salon. Secondly, the very top deck displays a shaded spot, perfect to lounge in a hammock. Plus, there is lots of room to enjoy the bright Thailand sun and the stunning view from the top deck.

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Diving with the Smiling Seahorse

The Smiling Seahorse offers itineraries to either some of the best diving sites of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, or to the newly explored Burma area. The dive deck is equipped with everything you need, and the experienced team of professional divers will guide you through the diving cruise. Plus, the Smiling Seahorse displays a camera room with individual work stations and all the expected features.


Price starts at 726$US – 4 days / 3 nights – Best of Thailand
Price starts at 1,814$US – 8 days / 7 nights – Mergui Archipelago
More itineraries available.

Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?

Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.

Khao Lak

Starting point of many liveaboards to dive the Similan and Surin Islands. Khao Lak has also good local diving sites.

Khao Lak Diving Review

Surin Islands

Large Pelagics, Manta rays and Whale Shark if you are lucky all in a superb remote area!

Surin Islands Diving Review

Similan Islands

Great Biodiversity and fauna. Excellent chances to spot the giants Manta rays and Whale Sharks. Superb Scenery of tropical islands! Good spot for underwater photography.

Similan Islands Diving Review

Phuket

Access to the best diving areas of the Andaman Sea and starting point of many liveaboards to Similans and Surin Islands! Good place for cheap diving courses.

Phuket Diving Review

Koh Phi Phi

Amazing Marine life in a very scenic surrounding. Perfect starting point to explore the world class dive sites of the Andaman Sea!

Koh Phi Phi Diving Review

Koh Lanta

Excellent Marine life with good chances to spot Leopard sharks, Manta Rays and even a Whale Shark!

Koh Lanta Diving Review

Koh Tao

Diving hub of Thailand to learn how to dive. Cheap and easy diving on a beautiful island.

Koh Tao Diving Review

Thailand

Thailand is renowned for its beautiful beaches and amazing dive sites. The country offers some of the best diving in the world with the famous Similan Islands and many other amazing spots like Koh Phi Phi and Ko Lanta islands in the Andaman sea.

Thailand Diving Review

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Dive spots reviews in Burma & Thailand

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The Hide Away Bay dive site is located a bit further South West of Anita's reef. It is sometimes called Barracuda Point....
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Ko Haa 4 dive site is situated not far from Ko Haa 3-the Lagoon. There is a superb wall going down to 30 m deep. The cor...
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Ko Haa Nua 1 - the Chimney dive site is located on the South side of Ko Haa Nua Island. There is a cave with the entranc...
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Ko Bon dive site is very famous, regarded as one of the best spots of the Surin Islands National Matine park. Ko Bon is ...
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Christmas Point dive site in the Similans consists of large rocks and a nice drop off. It is a good spot to observe whit...
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Koh Bida Nok is the sister dive site of Koh Bida Nai located 2 km south of Koh Phi Phi Ley. It is regarded as one of the...
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East of Eden dive site is one of the Top dive spots of the Similan Islands! The coral formations are amazing with a real...
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Hin Daeng is one of the best dive sites in all of Thailand! It is very famous for the great chance of spotting giant Man...
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Anita's reef is one of the best dive site of the Similan Islands. The topography at the bottom is outstanding with a hug...
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Koh Tachai, the Dome is a superb Diving Site of the Surin Islands! The marine life is teeming and the spot is famous for...

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