• Year built / renovated

    2010 / 2014

  • Cabins

    9

  • Length / Width

    105 ft / 30 ft

  • Internet

    No

  • Nitrox

    Yes ($)

  • Rental equip.

    Yes ($)

  • Price

    From USD 3,135.00

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HIGHTLIGHTS

  • The Palau Rock Island Aggressor is a world class liveaboard with year round Palau cruises
  • Explore Palau Shark sanctuary, WWII wrecks, blue holes, and sheer walls
  • Big Drop-Off, Blue Corner, Chandelier Caves, some of the world’s best diving
  • Blacktip reef, hammerhead whitetips and oceanic whitetips sharks, eagle rays, dolphins, Shore excursions
  • Sun deck with loungers and bar
  • Soft drinks, iced tea, beer, and wine are complimentary
  • Rental equipment, nitrox and satellite email available

DESCRIPTION

PALAU ROCK ISLAND AGGRESSOR OFFERS A CLASSY LIVEABOARD TRIP TO THE EXOTIC AND BREATHTAKING VISTAS OF PALAU’S UNDERWATER WORLD

For over 23 years, the spacious and luxurious liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor has been safely transporting divers to Palau’s mushroom-shaped rock islands. Like her sister ship the liveaboard Palau Aggressor II, the Rock Islands Aggressor offers a variety of exciting dives: WWII wrecks, shark-infested channels, and even a few caves. There are also sheer walls covered in lush soft corals and huge anemones. Beginner divers may find Palau’s strong currents challenging.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor is 105 feet (32m) long and 30 feet (9m) wide and offers the best in terms of underwater experience and leisure-time activities. There are 9 English speaking crew members. A maximum of 18 guests are accommodated in the 9 comfortable, spacious and air-conditioned cabins. The 2 cabin types aboard the liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor include: deluxe cabin with queen bed and upper single bunk, and double cabin with a lower double bed and upper double bunk-style bed. Each liveaboard cabin comes complete with a private bathroom with hot water showers, closet, picture window, hairdryer, and individual climate control.

Guests on this liveaboard have access to the beautiful, spacious salon, and shaded sundeck, chaise lounges, and deck chairs. Chat about the day’s diving with your favorite beverage at the bar or grill, or work on your photos at the photo/video center. Guests can participate in fish identification presentations, movies, games or bring a favorite movie or a video to share. There is a small library of books for exchange and fish identification books for reference. If you have a special event such as anniversary, birthday, honeymoon, or are celebrating a 100th dive, let the crew know in advance so your occasion can be celebrated. Catch up on communications as email is available onboard through the satellite system. There is a small charge for incoming and outgoing email. Private calls may be made aboard the yacht.

Diving

PALAU IS A YEAR-ROUND DIVING DESTINATION AND LIVEABOARD SAFARIS OPERATE HERE EVERY MONTH OF THE YEAR.

Liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor sails year-round and has a destination for every season. The 4 English and Spanish speaking dive pros provide personalized attention and ensure everyone has the best possible dive experience.

December through March, the liveboard guests may see as many as 20 to 30 rays in the German Channel. February and March offer large schools of Moorish Idols, Unicorn Fish and several species of Butterfly Fish. All year round, the Rock Islands Aggressor guests encounters massive bait balls of scad in and around Ulong and German Channel and on the reefs of Blue Corner and Siaes Corner. The variety of underwater scenery is incredible from the ancient wrecks, mysterious blue holes, vibrant reefs and corals and gigantic gorgonians. Divers are sure to encounter their favorite marine life and underwater photographers will capture stunning photos of the amazingly diverse macro critters.

A PALAU AGGRESSOR II DIVING HOLIDAY IS A FANTASTIC ADVENTURE

All dives are made from the liveaboard’s 18-passenger dive skiff, which is lowered into the water by a hydraulic cradle. Seven-day charters are Sunday to Sunday with five days and one-half days of diving. Diving begins Monday morning and ends Saturday before lunch. Guests will dive four to five dives a day and have options to night dive on three evenings. The spacious deck of the mothership has plenty of room to store dive gear and for guests’ convenience offers a battery charging station, warm water showers and DIN/NT adapters.

Divers will love the excellent accommodations on this liveaboard and fantastic diving and might also consider pursuing certification during their liveaboard dive vacation aboard the Palau Rock Island Aggressor. Certification courses include: advanced open water diver etc, Nitrox certification.

Nitrox is available at an extra charge. Rental equipment is also offered. No matter what the agenda, divers will agree diving in Palau aboard the liveaboard Palau Rock Island Aggressor will be the dive adventure of a lifetime.

Food on Board

THE LIVEABOARD PALAU ROCK ISLAND AGGRESSOR UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANCE OF FUELING DIVERS WITH AN OUTSTANDING MENU.

The menu is varied and plentiful and includes American food, BBQ and local cuisine. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advanced notice. Mornings will begin with fruit, hot entrees, cereals and juices. Lunches are buffet-style, with hot soup, fresh baked breads, salads and sandwiches and/or entrees. Dinners are chef prepared and include salads, vegetables, beef, chicken, seafood, and homemade dessert. Complimentary beverages include juices, soft drinks, water, iced tea, coffee, and a selection of local beer and wine. Because of the high duty charged on liquor, you are encouraged to bring your favorite alcohol. Remember that drinking and diving do not mix so drinking alcohol is only encouraged after diving is over for the day.

HOW TO GET THERE

Guests on the liveaboard Palau Aggressor II should arrive at the Koror (ROR) International Airport no later than Sunday early afternoon. Sunday evening guests will be greeted by a crew member. You will need to prebook your transfer to the yacht as there are no phones or taxis at the small airport. You may board the Rock Islands Aggressor at any time after 4 pm on Sunday or any time up until Monday morning. The Rock Islands Aggressor docks at the Neco Marine (Malakai) Harbor in Palau and departs the dock between 06:00 – 06:30 on Monday morning