Explore Myanmar's best diving locations with this packed itinerary. Enjoy miles of empty white sand beaches, spend time learning about the local cultures, and dive in world-class underwater caves. Spend your days discovering the vibrant underwater world, where sharks, stingrays, and thousands of fish live among the colorful soft coral.

Highlights

  • Explore Myanmar's Myeik archipelago, a treasure trove of underwater diversity
  • See rare and unique sea species, like nudibranchs, sharks, and cuttlefish
  • Enjoy warm tropical weather, empty qhite sand beaches, and world-class diving

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Kawthaung arrival and transfer to Kyat Mouk Island  Kawthaung
Day 2 High Rock and Rocky Island  Kawthaung
Day 3 Diving in Black Rock  Kawthaung
Day 4 Twin Islands and panicles  Kawthaung
Day 5 The Arc, Boulder Rock, and Macleod Island  Kawthaung
Day 6 Sea Fan Forest Pinnacle  Kawthaung
Day 7 Shark Point, Secret Lagoon and Departure   

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kawthaung arrival and transfer to Kyat Mouk Island 

The shallow water is warm and inviting
The shallow water is warm and inviting

Welcome to Myanmar! Arrive in Kawthaung, formerly known as Victoria Point. The country's southernmost town is famous for the beautiful palm-lined coastal road which stretches to nearby Parker Beach. 

Proceed through customs, then head by boat from Kawthaung’s Myoma Jetty to Kyat Mauk Island around 4:00 P.M. Enjoy views of the sunset from the boat before arriving at your accommodations in the evening. 

Day 2: High Rock and Rocky Island 

School of tropical fish
School of tropical fish

Get an early morning start with an easy dive around High Rock and Rocky Island. Both sites are full of unique and unusual sea species like spot rays, cobia, pipefish, frogfish, seahorses, and many different species of coral. 

Your next dive is at Shark Cave, one of the archipelago's most famous dive sites. Keep your eyes open for manta rays, whale and nurse sharks, and big blotched stingrays. This is a great place to find smaller species, too—the ghost pipefish and harlequin shrimp are numerous in these waters. 

Day 3: Diving in Black Rock 

Myeik beach
Myeik beach

Today is an adventure dive at Black Rock, one of Myanmar's most famous dive sites, with fantastic underwater visibility and the opportunity to see large species of sharks and rays. The area is also rich with smaller species and colorful coral. 

Day 4: Twin Islands and panicles 

Whale Shark
Whale Shark

Today's adventure dive is at North Twin Island and South Twin Island and the surrounding areas. These areas offer the highest chance to see pelagic fish, as well as rays, grey reef sharks, zebra sharks, and giant sea fans. 

Day 5: The Arc, Boulder Rock and Macleod Island

Moray eel in the clear tropical water
Moray eel in the clear tropical water

There are four dive sites today—at The Arc, Boulder Rock, and Macleod Island. These dive sites are superb locations to see lots of colorful coral, pineapple fish, whale sharks, and lobsters. Macleod Island is one of the top spots for night diving, giving you a chance to explore the familiar underwater world in a completely different way. 

Day 6: Sea Fan Forest Pinnacle 

Myeik Island and turquoise water
Myeik Island and turquoise water

Start your day at Sea Fan Forest Pinnacle, an area that is famous for its forest of beautiful giant sea ferns. Afterward, continue to Western Rocky, one of the area's best dive sites, for another two dives to see the world-famous coral. 

Today's highlight is a dive into a tunnel cave which reaches all the way under the island. Divers will be likely to see bow mouth guitarfish, sharks, cuttlefish, seahorses, and many other species. 

Day 7: Shark Point, Secret Lagoon and Departure 

Colorful shrimp
Colorful shrimp

On your last morning, enjoy two dives at Shark Point and Secret Lagoon to see soft coral and more underwater caves. Blacktip sharks, tuna, snappers, turtles, and rare species of nudibranchs are all common at these sites. 

In the afternoon transfer back to the mainland and to the airport for your connecting flight home. Travel safe! 

Map

Map of Diving the Myeik Archipelago - 7 Days
Map of Diving the Myeik Archipelago - 7 Days