Destinations

Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago is a heavenly cluster of 800 islands located off the southernmost tip of Myanmar, close to the Thai border. The entry point to the Myeik Archipelago is the small city of Kawthaung. The Archipelago offers a wealth of opportunities for exploration and diving amongst spectacular marine life and untouched coral reefs. The islands and the surrounding waters of the Andaman Sea have become a popular unexplored diving destination.

The region is also a fascinating place to visit culturally. The Moken people, also known as the Salone or sea gypsies, are one of the most distinct ethnic groups of Myanmar, living a nomadic, sea-based life in the Archipelago. The Mergui Archipelago waters showcase an incredible variety of marine life, including: whale sharks, dolphins, as well as eagle and manta rays, frogfish, ribbon eels and false pipefish.

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The Mergui Archipelago’s climate is dominated by the annual monsoon cycle with two main seasons - a dry and a rainy season. Read More

The Mergui Archipelago’s climate is dominated by the annual monsoon cycle with two main seasons - a dry and a rainy season.

October to April is High season for visiting the Archipelago while December to February has beautiful and comfortable weather conditions with clear skies, steady winds and calm seas and March and April you will find fewer winds and higher temperatures, which also makes for clearer waters and is the best time for diving and snorkelling.

June through to September is considered monsoon season with strong onshore winds and larger swells.

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