Merdeka 1 Liveaboard, Thailand

  • from US$ 221 / day
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The Merdeka 1 liveaboard is a traditional Indonesian phinisi built in South Sulawesi and made of traditional teak and ironwood. Now based in Thailand, she offers fantastic 4-night dive and adventure cruises from Phuket. Itineraries sail around the beautiful Islands of Phi Phi, Koh Bida, Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Koh Racha Noi. Divers can get up close with manta rays, turtles and leopard sharks, and there are ample of opportunities for snorkellers to enjoy the underwater beauty and fish life. Each day allows plenty of time for relaxation, whether it massages, beach walks or just sunbathing. During ht evening enjoy the sunset with a cocktail or two, delicious Thai food and even the chance to enjoy the nightlife on Phi Phi.

Topside, the Merdeka 1 boat accommodates just 8 guests in 4 cabins. Each cabin features an en-suite bathroom with hot water, all pillows, linen and towels and a fan. Relax on the large open deck with mattresses ideal for dozing in the afternoon sun or enjoying a traditional massage. Delicious Thai meals are freshly prepared and served family-style at the large dining table.

The Merdeka 1 liveaboard offers the perfect combination of diving, snorkelling and relaxation. Call us or book online today to book your Thai cruise.


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Included: VAT, Port Fees, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Wine with Dinner, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Extra Dives, Rental Gear, Fishing, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Massage.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (600 THB per day).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Private Dive Guide (3,000 THB per day), Scuba Diving Courses (10,000 THB).

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.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Fishing

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Beach BBQ
  • Welcome Cocktails

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.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Tech diving
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1997
  • Year renovated 2018
  • Length 25 meters
  • Beam 6 meters
  • Top speed 8 knots
  • Cruising speed 6 knots
  • Engines 350hp Nissan
  • Max guests 12
  • Number of cabins 6
  • Number of bathrooms 7
  • Tenders 1
  • Water capacity 5000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 3000 liters
  • Freshwater maker no

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares