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MV Panunee
From USD 308 per day
Length
35m
116 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Visits Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda, Ambon
  • Suites with private en-suite bathrooms
  • Dive The World Gold Range product
  • Cameras: table, rinse tanks, air hoses
  • 2 single bed rooms for solo travellers
  • Steel hulled boat

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The Thai owned Panunee is a well-run steel hulled Indonesia liveaboard boat suitable for divers and underwater photographers keen to explore the awesome regions of Ambon and the Banda Sea.

There are 9 rooms with shared bathroom facilities and 2 with a Queen bed and en-suite bathrooms. Unusually there are 2 single bed rooms, ideal for solo travellers. The boat can accommodate 20 guests, or 22 on a full charter, yet still manages to retain quite a spacious feel.

The dive deck is quite roomy, with individual spaces helping to avoid congestion, and features a camera table and separate rinse tanks and air hoses for photographic equipment. Elsewhere you can always find space on the sundeck upstairs where you can soak in the rays, relaxing in comfort on sun cushions.

On the main deck of the liveaboard you will find the air-conditioned saloon which features all the entertainment facilities you might hope for, such as TV, DVD and music system, plus a well-stocked movie library.

Bottled soft drinks are free throughout the trip, ensuring you will never go thirsty, and the portions of fresh food should keep you well fed. Meals are buffet style and enjoyed in the open air restaurant area.

The crew of the Panunee are used to scuba diving in some of Indonesia's finest regions and will be delighted to share the experience with you.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (4-5 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 10 per item per trip), marine park fees, port transfer fees - Banda Islands & Ambon USD 250 per trip, Komodo National Park US$ 210 per trip, Raja Ampat National Park US$ 240 per trip, fuel surcharge subject to change. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash).

Optional extras: Canned soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (USD 12), torches, dive computer and insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Raja Ampat: The liveaboard departs from Sorong in West Papua. You can fly directly to Sorong from Jakarta, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. From Bali there are convenient connections via Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. There is a transfer service from the local airport to and from the boat. Komodo: Panunee departs in the afternoon from Labuan Bajo or sometimes Maumere in Flores. Both flights and hotel booking can be arranged by the operator. There is a minibus transfer service from the airport to and from the boat. Ambon-Banda Islands trips - MV Panunee departs from Ambon. Ambon airport is accessible from Jakarta airport (CGK) and Surabaya (SUB). .
For more information see our travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 15:00 hrs on the day before disembarkation. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 10% off the published prices.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): There are 2 single bed rooms specifically for solo travellers. Otherwise single travellers may choose to share another cabin or pay a supplement of 70% of the published price for a Deluxe twin bed cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter rate below. Equivalent to pay for 20 guests and 2 additional persons can join the cruise in a Deluxe cabin free of charge (total 22 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): USD 4 508. 20 pax + 2 FOC


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 2 Deluxe single bed rooms and 4 Deluxe twin bed rooms on the lower deck. On the main deck there are 3 more Deluxe twin bed rooms and 2 double bed Suites. The Suites have ensuite bathrooms while the other rooms have shared facilities.

All the cabins have:
  • Air conditioning
  • Window, except Deluxe single bed rooms which have portholes
  • Camera table and blow gun
  • Reading lights
  • 2 towels per guest
  • Cabinet
  • Life jackets
  • Mains outlet 220 & 110 volts - 24 hours
No. of bathrooms / showers - 9 / 9 - hot water and toiletries

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
Crew comprises:
  • Cruise leader
  • 1 Instructor
  • 4 Divemasters
  • Captain
  • 2 Cooks
  • Maid
  • 2 Engineers
  • 2 Deck hands
Enriched air nitrox - 2 Motorised dinghies - 40m² dive deck and platform with toilet and hot water shower - Rinse tanks and camera table - 32m² Air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD player and movie library, music system, general book library and fish ID books - 20m² Open-air shaded dining area - Bar - Drinking water dispenser - 35m² Sundeck with sun cushions

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
Panunee prides itself on providing meals cooked with the freshest ingredients and, in addition to the authentic Thai cuisine on offer, you can enjoy Chinese, Japanese and European dishes, served buffet style and washed down complimentary soft drinks.
  • Thai, Indonesian, Chinese and international cuisine - 3 main meals & 2 light meals per day.
  • Buffet-style and waitress service in the open-air dining area.
  • A la carte-style catering can also be accommodated.
  • All dietary requirements catered for - please send us advanced notice.
  • Dining begins with a light meal on the first evening of the cruise.
  • Coffee, tea, soft drinks, drinking water, fruit, biscuits, toast, potato crisps, popcorn etc., provided free of charge.
  • Beer, wine and spirits are also available for purchase.
  • Fixed menu.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in year 2001, refurbished in 2007
  • Size - 32m x 7.2m
  • Top speed - 15 knots
  • Cruising speed - 12 knots
  • 2 x 760 HP Man D2842 LE engines
  • 2 x 100 KW Man D2866 LE generators
  • 2 x Bauer dive tank compressors
  • Enriched air nitrox
  • 12 & 9 litre aluminium scuba tanks with A-clamp fittings (DIN adapters available)
  • Electricity 380V - 24 hours per day
  • Water capacity - 15,000 litres
  • Fresh water maker - 4,000 litres per day
  • Fuel capacity - 30,000 litres

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • 2 Life rafts
  • 2 Yamaha dive tenders (40 & 30 HP)
  • VHF Furuno telephone, HF Super Star SS-2400 MKll & Kenwood SSB radios
  • Furuno global positioning system (GPS)
  • Furuno radar
  • Furuno sounder
  • Inmarset Mini-M satellite telephone
  • First Aid Box
  • This operator has not confirmed the presence, or quantity of, oxygen on their liveaboard boat
  • Engine room CCTV and fire alarm
  • EPIRBs
  • Life jackets in each cabin
  • Fire extinguishing system throughout
  • No customer dive insurance included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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