Smooth sailing and spectacular diving at off-the-beaten-track sites in Thailand and Myanmarfrom $186 /day
- Comfort and dive adventures onboard a purpose-built liveaboard vessel
- Exciting safaris exploring the best dive sites in Thailand and Myanmar
- Outstanding facilities for divers and underwater photographers
- Incredible encounters with mantas, macro, and everything in between
The Smiling Seahorse is a recently constructed dive safari boat offering liveaboard adventures in Thailand and Myanmar's Andaman Sea. You'll enjoy easy diving and smooth sailing from this spacious and stable vessel, complete with comfortable cabins and common areas, outstanding facilities for scuba divers, and a fun social atmosphere. Plus, impeccable service from the crew, happy to help with whatever you might need. This vessel offers some of Thailand’s best diving itineraries as well as a camera room, making it a top pick among underwater photographers and dedicated scuba divers.
Number of cabins
Scheduled, private charter available
The Smiling seahorse offers a wide variety of itineraries in Thailand and Myanmar, as well as dive safaris focused on whale sharks, mantas, underwater photography, and even blackwater diving. These multi-day safaris last between four and eight days and include fantastic scuba diving in small groups, with no more than four clients per guide. You'll enjoy smooth sailing from this modern and spacious motor yacht with a nearly 1:1 crew to guest ratio. Combine this with some of the region's warmest hospitality and a fun, outgoing environment, and you’ve got the ideal vessel for social guests.
No matter what kind of Andaman adventure you have in mind, this vessel promises an exciting itinerary. Choose from quick trips to some of Thailand's most beloved sites or off-the-beaten-track adventures in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago. No matter where you decide to dive, you can expect warm water, good visibility, and up to four dives per day alongside the region's legendary marine life. Lucky dive groups might encounter whale sharks and manta rays, pint-sized macro critters, and everything in between while exploring the Andaman Sea's stunning coral reefs, towering pinnacles, and dizzying drop-offs. New to diving? No worries, The Smiling Seahorse also offers PADI courses for all skill levels.
Onboard the Smiling Seahorse
Custom built for scuba diving, the Smiling Seahorse is one of the most modern liveaboards cruising the Andaman Sea. This spacious vessel offers smooth sailing and all the comforts of home. Choose from generous and stylish twin and double cabins with plenty of room to stretch out between dives and options for every budget and travel style. And, when you aren't out exploring, kick back with a rooftop sun deck, shaded outdoor lounge, and al fresco dining area. Three delicious meals are served each day, with an exotic blend of classic Thai dishes and global favourites, plus coffee, tea, and snacks throughout the day. Beer, wine, and spirits are sold once the diving day has concluded.
Diving from the Smiling Seahorse
The Smiling Seahorse has some of Thailand’s best facilities for divers, with a large shaded dive deck, fin-friendly ladder, dive tenders, and private equipment storage. You'll also have access to a well-equipped camera room with individual work stations, charging points, and a dedicated rinse bin. Perfectly maintained rental gear and nitrox are available, and support for sidemount and rebreather divers can be arranged with prior notice. And of course, this liveaboard's highly trained team is happy to help both above and below the waves.
- This boat is a top pick for photographers with one of the region's only dedicated camera rooms!
- Join a special expedition focused on marine megafauna, blackwater diving, or photography for the ultimate Andaman Sea adventure.
- Support for rebreather and sidemount divers can be arranged with prior notice.
- Pack some extra cash for courses, gear rental, gratuities, and drinks from the bar.