Micronesia is a paradise to everybody, but especially to divers. Indeed, Scuba Diving opportunities are numerous in Palau: WWII wrecks, shark-infested channels, blue holes and even a freshwater lake with sting-less jellyfish. This, and much more, is ideally explorer through a liveaboard. Indeed, with a liveaboard you get to more remote sites and dive pristine reefs and channels!
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This 58 meters sailing ship was built in 1954 in Norway! Incredible! Obviously, it has been refurbished and improved many times, the last time being in 2008. The SS Thorfinn is an outstanding liveaboard and, indeed, has a very advantageous value for money ratio!
Despite it’s huge size, the Thorfinn welcomes a reasonable number of guests on each trip. Indeed, 20 divers are welcomed in 10 comfortable, double-occupancy cabins. Every room has vanities, T.V & DVD and ample closet space. Moreover, 8 of the cabins have en-suite bathroom and a double or queen bed plus one single berth, making it suitable for couples but also for friends! For an upgraded and more luxurious experience, customers can book ‘Thors Lair’. Indeed, it’s a luxury master suite with king bed, 44 inches television, pc table, walking closet and much more. Furthermore, the communal areas are many and all boasts more than enough space. The dining room is roomy and has ample space to never feel cramped even at meals time. The guests lounge is great to relax and boasts a complete entertainment system. Hence, with a roomy sundeck and a hot-tub on top of that, this budget liveaboard sounds more like a luxury one but… Scroll down for the price!
Diving & Photograhy
Ultimately, the Thorfinn’s best features are yet to come. Indeed, the vessel has all it take for diving and underwater photography. First of all, there are 3 camera stations, with storage, charging sockets and compressed air gun. Plus, the larger diving tenders have a camera table as well! The crew is professional and trained so they can help with your precious material at any time.
The dive deck & platform are huge. Indeed, they boast enough space for the 2 dive launches to get ready at the same time. The dive launches are literally small dive boats as they include all the tools and technologies needed such as a depth sounder. Furthermore, for the divers convenience, there are fresh water showers also!
Dive incredible spots with the Thorfinn, Budget Liveaboard Palau!
Price starts at 2350$US – 7 nights
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The price (2340$US) stated below includes : welcome drinks, onboard accommodations in either four-berth cabins or twin-berth air-conditioned cabins with private baths and heads, all buffet meals with snack, coffee/tea, 4 amazing dives each day, tanks, weights/belts, services of experienced crew and divemasters.