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Charter 120' The RV River Kwai Canal Boat in Kanchanaburi, ThailandCharter 120' The RV River Kwai Canal Boat in Kanchanaburi, ThailandCharter 120' The RV River Kwai Canal Boat in Kanchanaburi, ThailandCharter 120' The RV River Kwai Canal Boat in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Charter 120' The RV River Kwai Canal Boat in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Enjoy Kanchanaburi, Thailand by boat! Charter a 120' "The RV River Kwai" Canal Boat for up to 20 people. Rates as low as 695,200 THB per day.  The RV River Kwai, the first inland cruise ship in Thailand, is a newly built colonial style river cruiser based on designs used by the original Irrawaddy Flotilla which was founded in Burma in 1865 and by the 1920s was the largest privately owned fleet of ships in the world.  The RV River Kwai carries a maximum of 20 passengers in 10 teakwood cabins (single deck) and operates on a 4 days/3 nights year round program every Monday-Thursday and Thursday-Sunday on alternating Upstream and Downstream programs. Boat Specifications: - Length: 120 ft / 36 m - Beam: 25 ft / 7.6m - Draft: 3ft / 90cm - Air Draft: 11.5ft / 3.5m - Tonnage: 155.69 tons - Engines: 2 x 200 hp Hino engines with inboard propulsion; propellers have 4 blades, 3ft diameter - Speed: 8 knots cruising - Power : 1 x 75kva Caterpillar (recon) genset, 1 x 20 kva port/emergency genset, shore lines to bases on river. - Cabins: 10 deluxe staterooms of 3m x 4m with own shower, water closet, air-conditioned, mini safes, etc. - Public Space: Upper deck is open plan with dining, bar and seating areas covered by a collapsible frame awning to enable vessel to pass under low bridges - Water Supply: Water tanks - Sewage: Holding tanks to pump out to on shore septic facility - Communication: Thai GSM cellular, FM Radios, PA system, tannoy - Safety: Smoke detectors in all cabins, emergency lighting and generator, fire extinguishers, pumps and hoses, life jackets for all pax, life rafts, ship’s motorized tugboat - Navigation: Ship’s horn, searchlights, Garmin GPS (Global Positioning System) - Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen, refrigeration units Staterooms with Plenty of Comfort: Our staterooms off a bit of luxury aboard RV River Kwai. As well, the cozy aircon rooms provide a wonderful retreat from the heat and humidity. Up On Deck: Enjoy comforts and great food aboard RV River Kwai. Relax up on deck and watch the landscape pass by. Prices: • Charter: - 4 days Cruise: - 1 Nov'17 - 30 Apr'18: 695,200 THB - 1 May'18 - 31 Oct'18: 533,500 THB - 7 days Cruise: - 1 Nov'17 - 30 Apr'18: 1,253,500 THB - 1 May'18 - 31 Oct'18: 946,500 THB • Cruises (minimum 4 pax): -  4 days Cruise (1 Nov'17 - 30 Apr'18): - Twin-cabin 44,600 THB - Single surcharge 14,400 THB - 4 days Cruise (1 May'18 - 31 Oct'18): - Twin-cabin 35,700 THB - Single surcharge 9,990 THB -  4 days Cruise (1 Nov'17 - 30 Apr'18):  - Twin-cabin: 75,700 THB - Single surcharge: 25,500 THB - 7 days Cruise (1 May'18 - 31 Oct'18): - Twin-cabin: 60,650 THB - Single surcharge: 17,500 THB Included: - Accommodation on RV River Kwai, meals as mentioned above, coffee, tea & drinking water. - Transfers and sightseeing tours with English, French or German speaking local guide (together with - other cruise members). - Entrance fees Deposit: - 250,700 THB

Starting from

  • Multi-Day
    30 days max
  • $3,628/day
    4 days min


Captain Arranged Separately
Professional Captain required, arranged and paid for separately.
20 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat

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It's the perfect way to see parts of Thailand that are otherwise inaccessible. Plenty of comfort and a "cruisy" schedule too. Each morning and afternoon, land excursions are offered to visit attractions along the river including temples, historic sites, Khmer ruins, waterfalls, war cemeteries, hot springs, the bridge on the River Kwai, and local attractions, etc.

Features & Details

  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Berth
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Twin Engine
  • Dinghy
  • Chart Plotter
  • CD Player
  • Autopilot
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Head
  • Generator
  • Toilet
  • Cabin

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Additional Terms & Information

Cancellation Terms: • Cruises: - More than 60 days prior to departure: NO cancellation fee - Between 60 and 31 days prior to departure: 20% will be charged - Between 30 and 21 days prior to departure: 50% will be charged - 20 days to departure day and no show: 100% will be charged • Charter: - No refund if client cancels at any date prior to departure. Child Policy: - Children of 4 years and older must solely occupy a berth and pay the full rate (same as adults). - Infants below the age of 4 years may sleep in their parent's cabin without extra charge but parents are - to provide own baby food. - NO triple rooms or extra beds are available.

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