PALAU AGGRESSOR II I FEB 2020 I 7 NIGHTS I BEST OF PALAU

PALAU AGGRESSOR II I FEB 2020 I 7 NIGHTS I BEST OF PALAU
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The boat has deluxe en-suite cabins with climate control. American style food and grill. Local alcohol included. Satellite emails. Dive from skiff. Battery charging station. Nitrox available



HIGHLIGHTS

  • 22 - 25 Dives
  • Departure every sunday
  • Languages spoken English Spanish Filipino
  • WWII wrecks, blue holes, sheer walls
  • Big drop-offs, blue corner, chandelier caves - some of the world's best diving
  • Grey reef, black-tips, white-tips, hammerheads, eagle rays, dolphins
  • Non divers always welcome
  • Beer & wine - complimentary
  • Rental equipment , courses & nitrox available
  • Satellite email available
  • Photo centre
  • Large sun deck with loungers, wet bar

SERVICES ON BOARD

  • Dives from dhoni
  • Camera Room Battery Charging Station Warm-Water Showers Fish Id And Diving Books Spacious Dive Deck 
  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves Din/Int Adapters Nitrox ($) Rental Equipment ($)Courses ($)
  • Air-Conditioning Lounge/TV Area US Power Sockets Board Games Movies
  • Snorkelling Land Excursions
  • Payments on board - Visa Mastercard Cash
  • Buffet Vegetarian Food, American, local and BBQ, snacks, all water, hot and cold soft drinks included
  • Alcohol – Beer and wine complimentary on board
  • Bring your own premium alcohol on board

FOR YOUR SAFETY

  • Fire Alarm. Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets. Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit. Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed). First Aid Kits
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

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Departure: 09/02/2020
Arrival: 16/02/2020
Duration: 7 nights
Spaces available: 20
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Palau (Malkal) - Palau (Malkal)
Departure: 16/02/2020
Arrival: 23/02/2020
Duration: 7 nights
Spaces available: 20
Harbors (Departure - Arrival): Palau (Malkal) - Palau (Malkal)
Departure Arrival Duration Spaces available Harbors (Departure - Arrival)
09/02/2020 16/02/2020 7 nights 20 Palau (Malkal) - Palau (Malkal)
16/02/2020 23/02/2020 7 nights 20 Palau (Malkal) - Palau (Malkal)

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THE PALAU AGGRESSOR II

The liveaboard Palau Aggressor II, at 32 metres (106’ feet), was custom designed to transport Divers in safety, comfort and stability. There are 11 English, Spanish and Philippino speaking crew members who will wait attentively on a maximum of 18 guests.

OUR CABINS

The 2 cabin types aboard the liveaboard Palau Aggressor II include: Deluxe cabin with Queen bed and Upper Single Bunk and Double cabin with a Lower Double bed and Upper Single Bunk-style bed. Each liveaboard cabin comes complete with a private bathroom with hot water showers, closet, picture window, hair dryer and individual climate control.

AMENITIES

Guests on this liveaboard have access to the beautiful, spacious Salon, and 50' of Sun Deck with chaise lounges and deck chairs. Chat about the days diving with your favourite drink at the Bar or work on your photos at the Photo/Video Centre. Guests can participate in fish identification presentations, movies, games or bring a favourite movie or a video to share. There is a small library of books for exchange and fish identification books for reference.

If you have a special event such as anniversary, birthday, honeymoon, or are celebrating a 100th dive, let the crew know in advance so your occasion can be celebrated. Catch up on communications as email is available onboard through the satellite system. There is a small charge for incoming and outgoing email. Private calls may be made aboard the yacht.

FOOD ON BOARD

The menu is varied and plentiful and includes American food, BBQ and Local Cuisine. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advance notice. Mornings will begin with fruit, hot entrees, cereals and juices. Lunches are buffet-style, with hot soup, fresh baked breads, salads and sandwiches and/or entrees. Dinners are Chef prepared and include salads, vegetables, beef, chicken, seafood and homemade dessert.

Complimentary beverages include juices, soft drinks, water, iced tea, coffee, and a selection of local beer and wine. Because of the high duty charged on liquor, you are encouraged to bring your favourite alcohol. Remember that drinking and diving do not mix so drinking alcohol is only encouraged after diving is over for the day.

DIVING WITH US

Liveaboard Palau Aggressor II, sister ship to the liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor, has been safely transporting Divers to Palau's mushroom-shaped rock islands for over 23 years. The liveaboard Palau Aggressor II’s luxurious accommodation is sure to please as she whisks Divers to diverse marine environments offering a variety of exciting dives including WWII Wrecks, Shark-infested Channels and even a few Caves. There are also Sheer Walls covered in lush soft Corals and huge Anemones. Beginner Divers may find Palau's strong currents challenging.

DOUBLE STATEROOM -#9

This cabin is located on the dive deck, it has a Double bed (lower) and Single bed (upper) bunk-style with private head and shower, individual climate control and hair dryer. Cabin number on the deck plan is: 9

  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Bunk bed (double lower, single upper)
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DELUXE STATEROOM - # 1 - 8

This cabin has a Queen bed (lower) and single bed (upper) bunk-style, private head and shower, closet, port window, individual climate control and hair dryer. Cabin numbers on the deck plan are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  1 Bunk bed (queen lower, single upper)
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

MOST RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • The trip begins in Palau (Malkal) and ends in Palau (Malkal)
  • The closest airport is Babelthuap (ROR)

EMBARKATION AND DEPARTURE

  • Transfers are not included in the cost of your charter and must be pre-arranged as taxis are not readily available at the airport. We will happily assist with the transfer arrangements if you want
  • You can check in on the boat as of 16:00
  • The boat departs Palau (Malkal) at around 06:30 on the following day
  • The vessel is equipped with US power sockets
  • Accepted payment methods on board: Cash, VISA, Mastercard
  • DIN/INT adaptors are available on board
  • Towels and soap are included

ARRIVAL AND DISEMBARKATION

  • Your last dives will be on the second to last day late in the morning
  • It is your responsibility to ensure you respect the 24 hour no-fly time after your last dive!
  • The boat docks back in Palau (Malkal) in the afternoon on the second to last day
  • Check out and disembarkation is around 08:00 on the last day.
  • Transfers are not included, but the crew will assist organizing transportation to either the airport or a local hotel

EXTRA INFORMATION

  • You’ll be diving in water that averages 70-85°F. Most guests make as many as 3-4 dives each day, so some sort of protection is needed. A 3mm wetsuit should be comfortable and adequate
  • Checkout time is at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
  • If you are traveling on the 1:35 a.m. Monday morning flight, you may consider booking a moderately priced room
  • The Palau Aggressor II have temporarily suspended taking guests to Jellyfish Lake until the population of jellyfish rejuvenates.

ITINERARY GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Approx. 22 – 25 dives,
  • 50+ dives recommended
  • Level required: Open Water
  • Recommended Advanced Open Water and comfortable with currents. Beginner divers may find Palau's strong currents challenging
  • Palau is surrounded by warm, tropical water with spectacular reefs, walls and wrecks
  • It is also a marine sanctuary and closed to commercial fishing, therefore you will see an abundance of biodiversity and sheer masses of fish, particularly many varieties of sharks.
  • Palau is recognised by divers-in-the-know as being among the best in the world.
  • Explore the German Channel where you may encounter mantas with 3 meter wide wingspans and giant Tridacna Clams
  • You will also examine the beautiful WWII shipwreck, Iro Maru
  • Diving continues at Ulong Channel, Blue Holes and Micronesia’s most famous shark dive, Blue Corner.
  • Snorkelling at Jellyfish Lake (if the lake is "opened to snorkelers").
  • Everyone explores the glistening chambers of Chandelier Caves. It is a shallow dive, with the large opening always in sight. The walls sparkle like precious jewels and stalactites adorn the ceiling as you surface into each of the cavern's three domes.
  • Take time to see the Mandarin Fish who live in the shallows just outside the cave offering the perfect ending to a great week.

TRAVEL PROGRAM

DAY 1

  • Transfer to the boat
  • Check in. Meet the crew
  • Welcome briefing, Assign cabins, Prepare diving equipment
  • Sail to 1st dive sites

DAY 2 - 6

  • Breakfast in the Rock Islands
  • Diving begins at amazing sites like the German Channel where you may encounter mantas with 3 meter wide wingspans and giant Tridacna Clams
  • You will also examine the beautiful WWII shipwreck, Iro Maru
  • The boat sails south to Peleliu to the site of one of the fiercest battles in the Pacific during WWII, “Bloody Nose Ridge” 
  • A local guide offers an informative island tour for a small fee
  • Enjoy the Show. Diving continues at Ulong Channel, Blue Holes and Micronesia’s most famous shark dive, Blue Corner.
  • Countless species of fish and sharks rise up from the depth, swimming over the ledge and passing next to the Aggressor divers.

DAY 7

  • Day at Palau
  • Saturday begins with snorkeling at Jellyfish Lake (if the lake is "opened to snorkelers"). Thousands of stingless Mastigias Jellyfish follow the sun, migrating from one side of the lake to the other. Palauans call the lake “Ongeim’l Tketau.”
  • Explore Palau Saturday afternoon, the yachts returns to port to provision and fuel for the following week, for lunch, you may go to town
  • The Captain and crew host an evening cocktail party and will then arrange transportation to a local restaurant for dinner.

DAY 8

  • Last day of the trip
  • Checkout time is 8 am
  • The crew will assist in arranging your transfer to a local hotel.
  • Itinerary may vary due to weather conditions and yacht location.

INCLUDED

  • Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, local beer & wine
  • Dive guides
  • Weight belt.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Harbour fees (240 USD per trip)
  • Departure tax and “Green Fee” (paid in cash at the airport: 55 USD per trip)
  • Transfers:
  • Airport to Yacht/Yacht to Airport (embark/disembark days): USD 22 per trip
  • Hotel located close to the Yacht (embark/disembark days): USD 5 per transfer
  • Hotel not located close to the Yacht (embark/disembark days): USD 22 per transfer
  • Yacht to Hotel the day of disembarkation per person (Koror Hotels): USD 5 per transfer
  • Taxis are not readily available at the Koror airport. All transportation must be pre-arranged.
  • Nitrox (USD 100 per trip)
  • Tips for the crew (recommended)
  • Dinner ashore on last night
  • Satellite email
  • Rental equipment full tax 175 USD per trip
  • Courses 

CANCELLATION POLICY

What if I need to cancel my booking?

Your reservation request is obligation free and you can cancel anytime within the first 72 hours. During this time you can easily find matching flights and get answers from our reservations team to any further questions you may have. After you have confirmed and paid for your reservation, the following cancellation policy applies: 

  • 20% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 120 days prior to arrival
  • 40% will be charged if you cancel between 120 and 91 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 91 days prior to arrival

In case of cancellation the refund will be transferred to your bank account, credit card or paypal account within 10 business days

BEFORE TRAVELLING

  • Make sure you meet the country's requirements corresponding to your nationality
  • Make sure your passport is valid at least six months after the date you plan to visit the country
  • Diving insurance is mandatory for divers of all ages on all of our trips: bring your certificate as proof
  • It is strongly recommended to have travel insurance that is appropriate for the type of diving holidays you are going to do
  • Check the electrical standards (such as which plugs are used) in your destination country before travelling and bring the appropriate adaptor if necessary.
  • The itinerary and the number of dives are indicative and are subject to weather conditions and conditions: safety is always first
  • All divers must provide their diving certification card
  • Diving computers are compulsory
  • Local rates, fuel surcharges, distance rates, port fees, etc. may change without notice due to changes in government policy, changes in the price of oil, etc. The changes are beyond our control and the increases must be paid if the boat requests them. We will endeavor to inform you of any changes as soon as possible. A change in these rates does not entitle you to cancel the trip.

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