Liveaboard At A Glance
The newest liveaboard to join the Siren fleet, the 40 metre S/Y Palau Siren is a beautiful handcrafted traditional Phinisi, purpose-built with all the luxury facilities for the modern diver. Beginning October 2012, the Palau Siren can accommodate 16 guests in 8 large air-conditioned cabins that are beautifully furnished.
The S/Y Palau Siren operates all year round, embarking on either 7nt or 10nt safaris cruising and diving throughout the Palau islands and reefs. This is one of the most luxurious liveaboards operating in Palau, carrying divers to all the best dive sites to be found in Palau.
The 40 metre S/Y Palau Siren accommodates 16 guests in 8 large air-conditioned cabins, each with their own personal computer, audio-visual entertainment system and ensuite bathroom with hot water. All rooms are furnished with luxury extras including bathrobes, hair dryers, towels, individually controlled mood lighting and air-conditioning.
There are spacious sundecks for relaxing between dives and on board facilities include a laundry service and massage service. There is a large air-conditioned saloon with cocktail bar, 42 inch flatscreen & computer server supporting the inter-cabin computer network.
For photographers and videographers there are large workstations for the preparation and maintenance of cameras, including prep and storage areas and large rinsing tanks with fresh water changed three times daily.
The S/Y Palau Siren has a very spacious dive deck to allow divers to kit up in comfort with the minimum of fuss. A full range of modern dive equipment is available to hire and for photographers there are designated areas for charging and preparation of your camera and video equipment.
Diving is conducted from two high-powered Zodiacs that ensures dive stes are reached quickly and comfortably.
Enriched Air Nitrox is free for all certified Nitrox divers and Nitrox courses are available.
Schedule & Itinerary
The S/Y Palau Siren mostly runs 7nt or 10nt itineraries throughout the year, typically departing Koror on Tuesdays or Saturdays and all dive areas of Palau are covered.
In addition to the normal trips the Siren also embarks on a limited number of Combination Palau & Philippines trips during the summer months.
The most common routing to Palau is via Manila. If you are travelling through or from the UK we can arrange flights to Manila on award winning Emirates, Cathay Pacific, Singapore or Malaysian Airlines - we are very pleased to be able to offer our clients 30kgs luggage allowance for dive equipment with each of these carriers. From Manila, United Airlines operate direct flights to Palau twice a week.
The S/Y Palau Siren liveaboard runs 7nt or 10nt safaris throughout the year so you will most likely need to take accommodation on Palau before and/or after the liveaboard. Palau has many wonderful hotels to choose from and we will be happy to recommend just the right one for your needs and to arrange all your accommodation and transfers accordingly.
United Airlines operate flights throughout Micronesia and it is therefore very easy to combine your stay in Palau with either Truk Lagoon or Yap and combination holidays come highly recommended. We are very experienced in putting together combination itineraries to Micronesia, and we have first-hand knowledge of each of these destinations, so please give us a call to find out more and to get a personalised itinerary and quote to suit your requirements.
Late afternoon departure from the UK for overnight flight to Manila via Hong Kong
Evening arrival into Manila. Transfer to hotel for one night's accommodation
Depart Manila late evening for direct flight to Palau, on arrival transfer to your hotel for one night
Transfer to S/Y Palau Siren for 7 nights fantastic diving
Disembark liveaboard and transfer to your hotel for two nights with the opportunity to make more dives, or to make some land excursions to places of interest.
Evening flight to Manila and transfer to your hotel for one night
Morning departure from Manila to UK via Hong Kong, arriving UK later in the evening
2nts Manila + 3nts Sea Passion Hotel, Palau + 7nts S/Y Palau Siren from £3367 per person plus £455 per person taxes
Price includes return international flights in economy on Cathay Pacific from London Heathrow to Manila.
In Manila it includes a total of 2nts accommodation at the Manila Remington Hotel (1nt either side of Palau) with breakfast on a twin/double share basis and free shuttle bus transfers from airport.
Price also includes return United Airlines flights from Manila to Palau in economy class.
In Palau it includes transfers and total of 3nts accommodation at the Sea Passion Hotel (1nt before liveaboard and 2nts after) in a twin/double share Ocean View Room.
For S/Y Siren it includes return transfers, 7nts accommodation on board in a twin/double air-conditioned, en-suite cabin with all meals and soft drinks, local beer, and full dive equipment if needed, all diving and free Nitrox for certified divers.
Excluded: Marine Park & Port fees from €135 per person payable locally