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MV Ocean Hunter III


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Ocean Hunter III is a long-established, steel-hulled Palau liveaboard operating 7 and 10 night cruises around the islands of Palau, which include a night dive every night. Ideal for photographers, technical scuba divers and pure pleasure-seekers alike, this well-equipped liveaboard is a popular choice.

Length: 29 metres / 96 feet
Beam: 8 metres / 26 feet
Cruise: 11 knots
Divers: 16
Enriched air nitrox is available here Internet is available here
Ocean Hunter III one of the finest liveaboards in Palau, Micronesia

Up to 16 divers can be accommodated in 8 ensuite cabins on this 29 m motor vessel. The main deck is where the principal relaxation zones are. There is an air-conditioned restaurant and lounge area where you can enjoy the internet, TV, DVD and music system while sipping a coffee from the espresso machine. If you prefer to spend your time in the fresh air, you can relax on the sun deck either in the shade or under the sun or even while soaking in the Jacuzzi.

The facilities on board are what makes the Ocean Hunter III liveaboard stand out from the crowd. In addition to nitrox there is also trimix and rebreather support. There is a large working area for photographers with various electrical outlets and extra storage space. There is also an enclosed lab for film production, 3 camera tables on the dive deck and powerful computers for editing and CD burning.

Added quality comes from the long-established crew of the Ocean Hunter III who have a reputation for a high level of personal service and safety. The dive guides know the sites very well and insist on all divers using a safety sausage. They also allow you the freedom to enjoy your bottom time for as long as you wish. Ocean Hunter III is that rare type of boat, suitable for everyone from beginners to hardcore photographers, indeed for anyone seeking an unforgettable Palau liveaboard experience.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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August 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
16 Aug 23 Aug 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
24 Aug 31 Aug 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
September 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Sep 9 Sep 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
9 Sep 16 Sep 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
18 Sep 25 Sep 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
25 Sep 2 Oct 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
October 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Oct 9 Oct 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
9 Oct 16 Oct 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
17 Oct 24 Oct 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
24 Oct 31 Oct 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
November 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Nov 8 Nov 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
10 Nov 17 Nov 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
17 Nov 27 Nov 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
28 Nov 5 Dec 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
December 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
8 Dec 15 Dec 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
15 Dec 22 Dec 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
24 Dec 3 Jan 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
January 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
6 Jan 13 Jan 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
13 Jan 20 Jan 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
21 Jan 31 Jan 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
February 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Feb 8 Feb 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
8 Feb 18 Feb 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
19 Feb 26 Feb 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
March 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Mar 11 Mar 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
11 Mar 18 Mar 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
18 Mar 25 Mar 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
25 Mar 1 Apr 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
April 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Apr 9 Apr 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
10 Apr 17 Apr 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
19 Apr 29 Apr 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
May 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 May 8 May 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
10 May 20 May 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
21 May 28 May 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
30 May 6 Jun 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
June 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
8 Jun 15 Jun 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
18 Jun 25 Jun 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
27 Jun 4 Jul 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
July 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
8 Jul 15 Jul 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
16 Jul 23 Jul 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
25 Jul 1 Aug 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
August 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
2 Aug 12 Aug 10 Palau Islands 46 US$ 4,990
13 Aug 20 Aug 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495
22 Aug 29 Aug 7 Palau Islands 33 US$ 3,495

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More Trip Details...

Notes: Jellyfish Lake is temporarily closed until the population rejuvenates.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, transfer to and from the boat, dives, experienced English-speaking divemaster, tanks, weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment rental including computer US$ 75 per day, safety sausage and reef hook, dive insurance (see our insurance program for a competitive quotation), Koror state permit (valid for 10 days) US$ 100, Peleliu permit (valid for 10 days) US$ 30. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air divers (7 nights US$ 199, 10 nights US$ 285, 12 nights US$ 340), torches. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Palau is the most western island of Micronesia, which is to the east of the Philippines and north of New Guinea. It lies 640 km south of Yap and 1,450 km southwest of Guam. Most guests fly into Koror International airport on board Delta, United or China Air. There are direct flights to Koror from Manila, Cairns, Guam and Taipei.

Arrival/Boarding/Departure: It is recommended by the operator that you overnight in a Palau hotel before joining an Ocean Hunter III liveaboard cruise. At Koror airport, you will be picked up by your hotel and transported to your accommodation. You will be picked up on the opening day of the cruise from your hotel at 10:30 hrs (for 10 nights trip) or 12:30 hrs (for 7 nights trip) and be transferred to Ocean Hunter III for lunch on board. After breakfast on the final day you will disembark the boat at 08:00 hrs and be transferred to your hotel or airport.

Non-diver rate: US$ 100 off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 100% of the normal published price. June to September the single supplement is 90%.

Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter prices below. Equivalent to: Pay for 14 guests and 2 additional persons can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 16 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): 2016/17: US$ 8,389 (7 nights), US$ 8,412 (10 nights).


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 8 cabins on board this liveaboard. There are 2 Master double/twin bed cabins and 1 Deluxe double/twin bed cabin on the upper deck. The lower deck has 3 Deluxe double/twin bed cabins and 2 smaller Standard twin/double bed cabins. All cabins have private en-suite bathrooms with hot water shower.

The spacious Master cabins have large windows for natural light and a sofa, desk and chair.

All the cabins have:
    Air conditioning
  • Desk and chair)
  • Windows (main deck cabins), portholes (lower deck cabins)
  • Bathroom with toilet, hot water shower and hand basin
  • Bedding
  • Reading lights
  • Towels, toiletries and bathrobes
  • Cabinet
  • Hair dryer
  • Life jackets
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Mains outlet 110, 220 & 415 volts - 24 hours
  • USA 2 or 3 pin sockets
  • No. of bathrooms / showers - 10 / 10

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