Burma Dive sites - Moken, Myanmar Sea Gypsies

Great Swintons Island


The Kyun Philar is known as Great Swintons Island of Myanmar (Burma) in the western countries and it is situated 50 nautical miles (North West) of Kawthaung (Victoria Point). The beaches on the Philar are un-inhabitant, with very white clean sands. It is very close to a lot of the famous scuba diving sites and snorkeling sites. The famous dive sites are Shark Cave, South Twin, North Twin, Cavern Island (Hlaing Gu Island), Steward Island and McCarthy Island. These dive sites are the world class dive sites and will give out of this world scuba diving experience to tourist.


The Kyun Philar has many birds, animals, fishes and marine mammals including monkeys, turtles, shark and dolphins. Tourist could visit to the bird nets island and could watch the local collectors.

Elegant Myanmar Co.,Ltd and its affiliates will form a company to devel- op the Kyun Philar Island called Philar Dive Resort Company Limited "PDR".PDR Co., Ltd. will develop a Scuba Diving Resort called Philar Dive Resort on the Kyun Philar for the tourists who want to do scuba diving, sea kayaking, snorkeling, sport fishing and sailing tours around Kyun Philar and Lord Laughrou- gh Island. The total area of the PDR is 50 acres and this large area will be suitable for high-class tourists who desire to have privacy. The Salone people are traveling near the Kyun Pailar so that tourist could meet them and have a chance to see their unique design boats. The Salones are known as Sea Gypsies in the western countries and as Mokens in Thailand and Malaysia.www.merguiprincess.com & www.mergui.org is operating SCUBA Diving Tours and Sea Kayaking Tours to Kyun Philar between October 1 to April 30. Tourist could come to Kyun Philar from Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) or Ranong, Thailand via Kawthaung (Victoria Point).

MV Dawei Princess


Dawei Princess is specially built for scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and sport fishing adventure trip basing Dawei City. She is equipped with dive platform, dining area, sun deck, 20 seats in air conditional hall, toilet and shower. The crews are fantastic, always doing their best to make you feel safe and comfortable.

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MV Mergui Princess US$ 1950 per day US$ 2450 per day

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Mergui Princess is a fast and comfortable liveaboard with 3 air-conditioned private cabins which can accommodate 6 clients and 4-5 crew members. It is 79 feet (20.lm) long. It is equipped with modern navigation and communication system like echo sounder, GPS, i-com radio and a satellite phone.

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Mergui Princess Cruise1


Mergui Princess Cruise (1) is newly live aboard which can be accommodated maximum 6 passengers. All cabins onboard are air-conditioned and offering great sea view. She has one queen size bed and one bunk bed room with en suite bathroom are on the main deck and one twin bed room without en suite bathroom is on the upper deck.

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MSK - 01 (3 days 2 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island( USD 937/ Pax )
MSK - 02 (4 days 3 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Nga Man - Kyun Phila - Myauk Ni - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung ( USD 1158/ Pax )
MSK - 03 (5 days 4 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - 254 Island - 256 Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - Bo Ywe - Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung( USD 1389/ Pax)
MSK - 04 (6 days 5 nights) Kawtthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - 254 Island -256 Island - 60 Island - Crocodile Creek - Ko Phwat - Tar yar Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - Bo Ywe Island -  Myauk Ni Island - Thay Yae Island - Kawthaung ( USD 1621/ Pax )
MSK - 05 (6 days 5 nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung - Taung La Bo - 115 Island - Nga Man Island - Kyun Phila - 254 Island - Salet Galet Island - Marble Island - Wal Island - Mergui Island - Myeik (USD 1812/Pax)
MSK - 06 (6 days 5 nights) Kawthaung Base
Myeik - Mergui Island - Wal Island - Marbel Island - Salet Galet - 254 Island - 256 Island - Nga Man Island - 115 Island - Taung La Bo - Kawthaung (USD 1812/Pax)
MSK- 07  (4days/3nights) Kawthaung Base
Kawthaung – Kyet Mauk I (Cock’s Comb) – Say Tan I (Dunkin I) – Nyaung Oo Phee I – Kha Yin Gwa (Maclcod I)  – Myauk Nee I (N.Phipps) – Thay Yee Island – Kawthaung. (USD 1158/ Pax)



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