Sea Gipsy Cruise Ship, Myanmar

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The purpose-built M/V Sea Gypsy is an ideal vessel for a small ship cruise where you get a glimpse into the traditional sea-faring life of locals combined with modern comfort. There are no cabins as such; instead, the craft has five open-air sleeping areas. Privacy is given by partitioning curtains and mosquito nets let you drift off to sleep in the fresh air, surrounded by the soft sounds, sea breezes, and salty aromas, without worrying about bugs. Three basic bathrooms are shared between guests, and there are lockers where you can keep your personal items. The M.V. Sea Gypsy offers an immersive experience. There are several intimate nooks where you can relax and enjoy the sights, and the large sundeck is perfect for simply enjoying being in the present moment. A dive platform and a ladder provide convenient access to and from the sea for swimming and snorkelling. At mealtimes, tuck into as assortment of Burmese, Thai, and international cuisine from the buffet.

Enjoy a cruise around the stunning untouched islands of the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar / Burma, with the MV Sea Gypsy. The vessel is named after a local indigenous group, the Moken, who are commonly referred to as sea gypsies; you will have the chance to meet members of the Moken community on your adventure. Step onto dry land and take walks along pristine sandy beaches and into the wildlife-rich jungles, swim in temptingly warm waters, and marvel at the assortment of marine life that calls the area home. Trips start and end in Kawthaung on the Burmese mainland.

Nothing is too much for the friendly crew members of the M/V Sea Gypsy when it comes to ensuring guest happiness and satisfaction. They are eager to meet you! Book online or call us to arrange your trip.

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We want you to be able to book your dream liveaboard trip with confidence during these unprecedented times. We're working together with some liveaboard operators to offer you complete reassurance, so you can start planning your next vacation and have an amazing trip to look forward to in the future.

Our 'Flexible Booking Conditions' mean that if travel restrictions are implemented by your local government or the government of the country you are travelling to due to COVID 19 (Coronavirus) so you are unable to travel, then by booking this liveaboard you will have the option of:

- A full refund with no cancellation penalties up to 30 days before departure

OR

- The opportunity to move your booking to another date for the same liveaboard up to 24 months from the original departure date with no rebooking fees

Applies to all new bookings placed from 1 June to 31 July 2020 for travel between 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2021.

*The above policies are subject to change without further notice. Rebooking is subject to availability and may be subject to price changes. Applicable to new bookings only. Offer is not retroactive and does not apply to previous bookings which are being rescheduled.


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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels.

Required Extras: Travel Insurance, Visas and Fees (100 USD).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • Outside Showers
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

Sea Gipsy Myanmar Deck Plan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2004
  • Length 29m
  • Beam 5m
  • Top speed 12 Knots
  • Cruising speed 10 Knots
  • Engines 1 x 450 hp
  • Max guests 10
  • Number of cabins 5 Gazeebos
  • Number of bathrooms 2
  • Tenders 4.0 m with 15hp
  • Water capacity 1500L
  • Fuel capacity 1500L

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Emergency flares

Sea Gipsy Reviews

  • 8.7 Fabulous
  • 5 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.0
  2. Crew
    8.4
  3. Food
    9.6
  4. Activities
    8.8
  5. Value
    8.8
  • 8.0 Very good
  • John D
  • United States United States
Wonderful

Coral garden in Moken Bay

Recommended for
Sights, warm sea, friendly crew
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Alan J
  • United States United States
Very friendly experience with crew and other guests for a great trip

a very interesting boat that offers a great experience in the islands off Myanmar

Recommended for
snorkeling, interactions with other guests and the environment
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Jean-François C
  • France France
Very well experience

the beautiful islands,

Recommended for
the beautiful islands,the reefs, the crew service,
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Bruno S
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Outstanding and perfect!

The Boat without Aircon and no Internet was exactly what I was looking for. The Crew under the supervision of JoJo cooked very good meals and the snorkeling and boating was just beautiful. Clear Water and perfect climate.

Recommended for
Crew, Food, Boat.
Origin: US