3-Night Mergui Island Expedition

South Route

Day 1  Boarding time is at 3 pm. While you enjoy a welcome drink on board, the crew takes care of immigration formalities for you, before Drenec heads towards South Bay on Za Det Gyi Island. For dinner, the chef surprises with fresh catch served under the clear evening sky.

Day 2  In the morning we head to the beach for some snorkelling and swimming. We have lunch under passage while Drenec takes us to Myin Khwa Island where we explore the beautiful limestone caves, which lead into a hidden lagoon, only accessible by dinghy boat and kayak. In the evening we drop anchor at Macleod Island. On its peaceful beach, we light a bonfire and sip sundowners while counting the stars.

Day 3  Right after breakfast, Drenec heads to Boulder Rock. With its gorgeous white beaches and long reefs, this is the perfect spot to explore life under water. After lunch on the beach, Drenec sails to Jar Lan Kyun (Great Swinton), where we visit the Moken sea gypsies and the island temple. We spend the afternoon in their village and learn about Moken culture before Drenec heads to Kyant Gyo Island for a quiet night.

Day 4  In the early morning hours we explore the mangrove forest and watch eagles and hornbills circling above before Drenec heads back to Kawthaung. We arrive at the pier by noon. Our crew will be happy to take you to the airport or can recommend what to do in Kawthaung, formerly called Victoria Point. 

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North Route

Day 1  Boarding time is at 3 pm. The crew welcomes you aboard with a glass of champagne and takes care of official formalities. While Drenec takes course for Barwell Island, the captain introduces the area and our itinerary. Drenec’s gourmet chef serves dinner under the stars.

Day 2  After an early morning swim by the beach, Drenec heads towards the Mid Group: some of Myanmar’s most scenic islands. There is a picnic on the beach before we visit the Moken sea gypsy village on Nyaung Wee, where we spend the afternoon. We visit the temple and the school before heading north to Tar Yar Island. At night, the gibbons' song from the beach lulls us to sleep.

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Day 3  After breakfast aboard, we explore the wildlife and the mangrove forests of Lampi National Park. We head towards Kyun Phi Lar and search for fossils on the shore. Back on Drenec, we make for Za Det Kale Kyun, where we celebrate the last evening with a bonfire on the beach. The setting sun turns the ocean into a sea of gold.

Day 4   We jump into the crystal water for a swim before enjoying a long brunch on deck while Drenec makes her way back to Kawthaung. Arrival is at noon. Our crew and ground team will be there for you to assure all transfers and connections work smoothly. 

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