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Island Dancer II

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Island Dancer II is the choice liveaboard option for Fiji diving safaris, especially for smaller groups of up to 10 divers. Well kept and recently restored, the steel hull Island Dancer II provides air-conditioned comfort in all in-doors areas, which are spacious and well equipped to cater to your needs, both below the surface and onboard.

 *Special offer applies
Length: 31 metres / 102 foot
Beam: 7 metres / 22 foot
Cruise: 10 knots
Divers: 10
Enriched air nitrox is available here
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Fiji diving safaris with the Island Dancer II

All 5 of Island Dancer II's cabins are air-conditioned and feature en-suite facilities with hot water showers. The comfortable saloon is equipped with facilities where divers can review their photos and videos, or simply relax while listening to music or settling down with a good book. The open-air area provides a sun-deck for sun worshippers, or a shaded area for the more cautious.

The standard of amenities, as well as Island Dancer II's safety features, are on par with the standards of the Aggressor Fleet and Dancer Fleet ensuring your comfortable and safe exploration of Fiji's renowned dive sites, known for eagle rays, mantas, turtles, sharks and giant groupers, as well as outrageously colourful soft corals.

Not just for diving, guests onboard Island Dancer II also have the opportunity to visit a remote Fijian village and witness a Kava ceremony and warrior dance. The social atmosphere on board Island Dancer II is often enhanced by local beer and wine being free of charge.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

August 2014
Dep: 30 Aug Ret: 6 Sep Koro Sea US$ 2,995
September 2014
Dep: 6 Sep Ret: 13 Sep Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 20 Sep Ret: 27 Sep Koro Sea US$ 2,995
October 2014
Dep: 4 Oct Ret: 11 Oct Koro Sea US$ 2,495
Dep: 11 Oct Ret: 18 Oct Koro Sea US$ 2,495
Dep: 25 Oct Ret: 1 Nov Koro Sea US$ 2,995
November 2014
Dep: 15 Nov Ret: 22 Nov Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 22 Nov Ret: 29 Nov Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 29 Nov Ret: 6 Dec Koro Sea US$ 2,995
December 2014
Dep: 27 Dec Ret: 3 Jan Koro Sea US$ 2,995
January 2015
Dep: 10 Jan Ret: 17 Jan Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 17 Jan Ret: 24 Jan Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 24 Jan Ret: 31 Jan Koro Sea US$ 2,995
February 2015
Dep: 14 Feb Ret: 21 Feb Koro Sea US$ 2,995
March 2015
Dep: 7 Mar Ret: 14 Mar Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 21 Mar Ret: 28 Mar Koro Sea US$ 2,995
April 2015
Dep: 11 Apr Ret: 18 Apr Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 25 Apr Ret: 2 May Koro Sea US$ 2,995
May 2015
Dep: 9 May Ret: 16 May Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 16 May Ret: 23 May Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 23 May Ret: 30 May Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 30 May Ret: 6 Jun Koro Sea US$ 2,995
June 2015
Dep: 6 Jun Ret: 13 Jun Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 13 Jun Ret: 20 Jun Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 20 Jun Ret: 27 Jun Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 27 Jun Ret: 4 Jul Koro Sea US$ 2,995
July 2015
Dep: 4 Jul Ret: 11 Jul Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 11 Jul Ret: 18 Jul Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 18 Jul Ret: 25 Jul Koro Sea US$ 2,995
Dep: 25 Jul Ret: 1 Aug Koro Sea US$ 2,995
August 2015
Dep: 1 Aug Ret: 8 Aug Koro Sea US$ 2,995

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More Trip Details....

Special offers: Offer expires: 30 Aug 2014

Notes: Island Dancer II trips in 2014 alternate between being for individual bookings and for groups of 5 or 10.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, local wine and beer, land tour, return transfers to the boat from Suva airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (max number of 10 divers per DM), dives (as detailed in the trips above), tanks, weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory): Restaurant meal on final evening, scuba equipment (US$ 175 per trip), dive computer, dive insurance, Fiji government cruise tax US$ 200 and park fees US$ 15. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (customers might provide their own where appropriate at no extra cost).

Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 100 per trip), torches. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Island Dancer II departs at lunchtime from Novotel Suva, Viti Levu every Saturday. Round-trip transfers are provided from Suva airport for guests who arrive on the scheduled embarkation and disembarkation days. You may require a connecting flight from Nadi to Suva. Otherwise please make your way to the Novotel in Suva in time for the 12:00 noon boarding.

Final disembarkation will occur between 8 am 9 am. Transfers are provided to the airport for guests departing this day. For guests departing later in the day, you may relax at the Novotel Hotel.or take a day excursion.

For more information see our Viti Levu travel information section.

Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single traveller may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: See full charter rates below. Full charter rates are the equivalent of pay for 8 guests and receive 2 extra spaces free of charge. Note the full charter rates do not include Fiji Government tax.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 3,480.

Add-on package: If this is your only planned visit to Fiji then we strongly recommend that you consider a 2 night add-on stay at the Uprising Beach Resort, Pacific Harbour on Viti Levu, to allow you to witness the not-to-be-missed shark feed diving. This option is also convenient as it is located close to both the international gateway airports in Fiji - Nadi and Suva.

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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
Island Dancer II features 1 Master cabin on the middle deck and 4 Deluxe cabins on the lower deck. The master cabin has large windows with sweeping views whilst the Deluxe cabins have portholes to allow natural light in.

Fiji's Island Dancer Deluxe Cabin All the safari cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Windows or portholes
  • En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower
  • Hand basin & toiletries
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • Australian-style plugs
No. of bathrooms / showers - 6 / 6 - hot water

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Crew, facilities, dive courses...
Island Dancer liveaboard saloon lounge area Crew comprises:
  • Dive Master
  • Captain
  • Cook
  • Engineer
  • Deck Hand
Motorised dinghy - Dive deck and platform with hot water shower on the dive deck - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD and sound system, movie and book library, games and magazines, fish ID and diving books - Computer with internet access - Satelite phone - Well stocked bar - Air-conditioned & open-air dining areas - Sun deck with shaded area

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Menu, cuisine type...
  • The onboard computer service in the Island Dancer's saloon
  • A variety of local and international dishes are prepared onboard Island Dancer II.
  • Main meals comprise breakfast, lunch & dinner with snacks in between.
  • Breakfast is cooked to order, lunch is served buffet style and dinner is served with waitress service, to be enjoyed either in the air-conditioned or open-air dining area both on the main deck.
  • Snacks including fruit, and tea & coffee with UHT milk, drinking water, soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits, they're all included with the Island Dancer II package.
  • Vegetarians and most special diets are catered to with prior notice.
  • Catering starts with dinner on check-in day
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technical specifications...
  • Fiji liveaboard the Island Dancer II - another viewBuilt in year 1995, refurbished in 2003
  • Built to Australian USL and Fijian marine codes
  • Size - 30.8m x 6.7m
  • Top speed - 11 knots
  • Cruising speed - 10 knots
  • 2 x 400 HP Caterpillar 3406 engines
  • 2 x 40 / 25 KW Perkins generators
  • 2 x Poseidon dive tank compressors
  • 10/12/15/18 litre tanks with international fittings and DIN adaptors
  • Electricity 110-208v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 25,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 20,000 litres

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navigation, safety features...
  • Fiji liveaboard Island Dancer II Master Cabin1 x 10 passenger dive dinghy
  • 2 x 20 person capacity life rafts
  • Marine radios
  • 48-mile radar
  • 2 x GPS
  • Sounder
  • Satellite phone
  • Fire / bilge pump alarm
  • EPIRB
  • Life jackets throughout
  • Fire extinguishers
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • High capacity oxygen system
  • Customer dive insurance is not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation
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layout plans...
Island Dancer II deck plans
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Customer reviews: 

"The service on the boat was excellent, the food was very good, and the diving was outstanding. We were able to rent a dive computer and pressure gauge after one of ours failed. The dive masters did a great job and showed us lots of new marine life." - William McGee, USA ...

"We had a ball (although Maureen did not dive) and the diving was good to exceptional. The crew were relaxed, very hospitable and the food was superb. The boat is a little tired however, and the big bunk was somewhat cramped for me. Nonetheless, we were well treated and had a fabulous week. The shark feed dive was the very best dive anyone on board had experienced and some of these divers were on their 10th and 11th live-aboard expedition." - Charles and Maureen Ovadia, Australia ...

"All in all, I will not complain and I found this liveaboard quite enjoyable. But I must write that, even if there were some really good points, some aspects were not good at all. The staff was really friendly and, more important, professional. The dive master was cool but enough vigilant to make the dives safe. They provide nitrox at a quite reasonable price. BUT even if the food was ok, there was not enough vegetables and fruits for our taste. We got very good meat, but they could have given more fish. Talking about food, we still do not understand why they did not provide a proper breakfast the last day. There was ample of time to do so, and the fact that they did not take care of us on the last morning has really left us a bad impression. The cabins were average. Spacious enough but not as luxurious as advertised. And in our cabin we had a constant problem with bad smells." - Erick Bourai, Cambodia ...

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