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S/Y Palau Siren

Luxury Liveaboard of the Siren Fleet

Diving Palau by liveaboard brings you to the far flung dive sites along with some of the most renowned sites of this tiny island chain. The S/Y Palau Siren was constructed, like her sister ships, by the Worldwide Dive and Sail's team of master yacht builders in Sulawesi, Indonesia. All the small touches and comfort of our Siren Fleet liveaboard yachts have been included, coupled with new design features and interior decoration to reflect the style of the Palauans.

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  • Liveaboard Description
  • Liveaboard Features
  • Schedules & Rates
  • Liveaboard Yacht Safety

The 40 metre S/Y Palau Siren luxury liveaboard launched in July 2012 to offer year-round diving trips in Palau.Built with the same specifications as her sister yachts, the S/Y Philippine Siren and the S/Y Indo Siren, the cabins are either fixed double or twin bed, however we offer flexibility with 2 cabins which can be converted from twin to double to suit the needs of our guests. The dining area is very spacious offering a great setting for all your meals. The dive deck is perhaps the most spacious and comfortable you would have experienced. Designated areas for charging and preparation of your camera and video equipment, the S/Y Palau Siren, as all Siren Fleet liveaboard yachts, truly sets out to be the pros choice for underwater photography and videography.

Built on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, she is a traditional "gaft rigged Phinisi" handcrafted from ironwood and teak. You will find no other dive liveaboard as beautiful in the waters of Micronesia, and being that she was built by divers for divers you can rest assured every need has been thought of for the modern diver.

Aboard the S/Y Palau Siren we welcome up to 16 guests ensuring abundant space for all divers. Our crew of 12 is on hand throughout the trip to ensure you are well looked after.

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Features of the S/Y Palau Siren liveaboard include:

  • 8 large air-conditioned cabins each with their own personal audio-visual entertainment system and ensuite bathrooms with hot water through central heating system. Overbed reading lights and individual controls for your air-conditioning unit are provided for your convenience, as well as several cupboards for clothing and personal items, an in-cupboard safety box and a hairdryer. Each guest is provided with 1 bath & 1 hand towel and a cotton bathrobe for use in the cabin
  • Expansive shaded diving deck area, with individual stations and personal storage drawers. Guests are provided with a 12l aluminim tank, weights & belt. Basic Aqua Lung scuba equipment rental (BCD, Regulator, 3mm wetsuit, mask & fins) and SMB (safety sausage) are provided FREE of charge.Sizing requests can be submitted via the online application form when confirming your booking. For your convenience each guest is provided with a numbered deck towel and more towels are available upon request
  • Air-conditioned lounge with cocktail bar, sofas, 42 inch flatscreen & movie network and library of books & games
  • Covered outdoor dining and refreshment area. All meals are served buffet style and guest may help themselves throughout the day to all soft drinks & snacks that are available
  • Enriched Air Nitrox is FREE for all certified Nirox divers. If you are not a certified Nitrox diver all our instructors can certainly teach you the Enriched Air Diver Specialty during your liveaboard trip
  • Upper level sun-deck with 8 cushioned loungers with side-table feature for your drink / book (un-shaded)
  • 2 high-powered dive tenders accompany the S/Y Palau Siren. Allowing for diving in small groups with our 3 western dive instructors
  • Laundry Service - our housekeeper will launder your clothes and return to you the same day (0.50 euro per item)
  • Massage Service - available for 3 hours daily* for 25 Euro/ hour
  • Yacht Boutique, which includes a range of Siren Fleet clothing, reef hooks and nudi-pointers
  • Kayaks, for guest use FREE of charge
  • * Excepting arrival and departure days

Specialised features for Underwater Photographers & Videographers include:

  • Indoor & outdoor workstations for the preparation and maintenance of cameras and equipment
  • Large storage drawers for your peripheral items
  • Numerous charging points, adapters available (sockets are 2-pin European style)
  • Large rinse tanks with fresh water solely for camera and video equipment.

Liveaboard Trip price includes:-

  • Essential dive equipment of Aqua Lung Wave BCD, Calypso regulator, 3mm shorty wetsuit, mask & fins.* 12l aluminium tank & weights. SMB (safety sausage).
  • Free Nitrox fills for all certified Nitrox divers!
  • All meals, refreshments & snacks such as coffee, tea, herbal tea, fresh water, carbonated soft drinks, fruit juice, fresh fruit & cookies.
  • Free local brand beer.
  • Local transfers to/from the yacht to/from the local airport

Liveaboard Trip price excludes:-

  • International & domestic flights
  • Marine Park, Port Fees & Taxes from 155 Euro/ person
  • * Torch and Dive Computer rental 5 Euro/ day
Optional Extras that may be purchased whilst on board:-
  • Wine, Cocktails & Spirits (25 Euro / 5 Euro / 4 Euro)
  • Massages & Laundry (25 Euro/hr / 0.50 Euro/item)
  • PADI Dive Courses (from 150 Euro)

Optional extras, Marine Park, Port fees and taxes payable on board the S/Y Palau Siren are priced in Euros. We accept cash payment in Euro, US$, GBP or AU$, NZ$ as well as all major credit cards (excepting Amex). All credit card transactions will be billed in US$ dependent on the exchange rate at the time of your trip and an admin fee of 3.5% will be applied.

 

S/Y Palau Siren - Diving Liveboard Yacht Safety:

Safety Chart LRWorldwide Dive and Sail considers the safety of our guests and crew the preeminent issue aboard our yachts. The S/Y Palau Siren liveaboard has been designed and constructed to the highest standards. She is equipped with the latest safety features including Automated Life Rafts, Life Jackets, Fire Extinguishers, Smoke Alarms, Emergency Long Distance Radio, Satellite Phones and EPIRB.

Each crew member of the S/Y Palau Siren has received extensive training in all aspects of safety, emergency management and evacuation procedures. Our crew keep their skills fresh and up to date with regular practice drills. The dive team are all emergency medical responders and on board you will find a fully stocked medical box for treating minor ailments and injuries, along with a full supply of medical grade oxygen and DAN Oxygen provider kits.

group13Upon boarding, guests will be requested to try out life jackets and briefed on emergency procedures by our cruise director. We also offer the optional use of the Nautilus Lifeline, which can be used by divers to contact the yacht in the unlikely event they surface separated from their group.

"this is the only live aboard we have been on where we were actually shown where our lifejackets are AND had a proper "muster drill" where we had to each get our lifejackets and go to the area where we would go in an actual emergency with our lifejackets. Never felt anything but safe on this trip." Ann Mecklem, Palau Siren 2012

All guests should ensure they have adequate dive and travel insurance from a reputable supplier such as DAN or ask our team about DiveAssure. Aboard the S/Y Palau Siren you can be confident in our ability to provide care and safety of the highest standards.

Palau Liveaboard Diving trips of S/Y Palau Siren

Destinations-Palau

Diving Highlights: Steep walls, abundant fish life, manta rays and reef sharks. Jelly fish lake, Blue Corner, German Channel are just some of the sites we visit.

  • “The best live aboard dive boat I have ever been that caters to the diver. The Palau Siren dive masters for our cruise (Nick, Leo, and Verni) are outstanding DMs and very knowledgeable of the different sites in the Palau area.”

    Rich Stilleke,
    February 2014
  • “Overall the entire experience has been very good. The boat and crew were outstanding. The best I have ever had.”

    Christopher Robertson,
    March 2014
  • “All of the Siren crew was above board and helpful, they all made us feel welcome and took care of every need.”

    Bill Roberts,
    March 2014
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