The Rock Islands Aggressor is a 31m aluminium-hulled catamaran which accommodates up to 18 divers (all in ensuite staterooms) on liveaboard tours around some of the Pacific's most beautiful dive sites. With Sunday to Sunday departures all year long, you can experience famous Palau sites like German Channel and Blue Corner any time of the year.
Rock Islands Aggressor comes equipped with all the luxury fittings and entertainment facilities you might expect of this fleet. The air-conditioned lounge, dining and bar area is the main social focal point of the boat. Here you can enjoy the TV, DVD, photo and video centre and music system, as well as the reading library.
You may prefer to relax on the liveaboard's sun deck which is partially shaded and comes equipped with sun chairs and loungers as well as hammocks to doze off in. There is also a shaded outdoor seating area and wet bar on the upper deck, so you don't have to wait until you are dry to order your first evening drink. There is a satellite internet connection meaning email is available for guest use at additional cost.
A buffet-style breakfast includes cooked entrees and a buffet-style lunch features a range of choices including homemade bread, hot soup and sandwiches. The chef-prepared evening meal is a service affair prepared to order. Fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee and a limited selection of local beer and wine are complimentary. All dives are made from the Rock Islands Aggressor's 11m custom built high speed, outboard skiff capable of carrying 18 guests for quick access to even the most remote sites.
Dive experience: Aggressor liveaboards expect divers to accept personal responsibility for their fitness to dive in Palau.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water, soft drinks and hot drinks, local wine and beer, dives (as detailed in the tours above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (3-5 divers per 1 DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment 7N - US$ 175, 10N - US$ 260, dive computer, marine park fees (per person): US$ 240. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
Optional extras: Return transfers to the boat, alcoholic drinks (apart from as included above - duty is very high so it is recommended you bring your own spirits), restaurant meal on final evening, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: A uniformed crew member or tourism agent will meet you at the airport if you arrive on Sunday evening, and transfer you to the liveaboard boat. If you have arrived before then, you may board at any time after 16:00 hrs on Sunday at the Neco Marine Harbour.
The boat returns from tour to dock after lunch on Saturday afternoon before check out at 08:00 hrs Sunday morning, when you will be transferred to the airport or nearby hotel. The last dive of the trip will be at around 12:00 noon on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. For more information see our Palau travel information section.
Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a stateroom or pay a supplement of 65% of the normal published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 8 guests, and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Double stateroom free of charge (total 9 guests). Whole boat charter rate equivalent to: Pay for 16 guests and 2 extra persons can join the cruises in a Double stateroom free of charge (total 18 guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): 7 nights US$ 6,595 per night.
There are 9 staterooms on main deck: 8 Deluxe staterooms with a lower queen bed and upper single bed, 1 Double stateroom with a lower double bed and upper single bed. All staterooms are air-conditioned and have private en-suite facilities.
All the liveaboard staterooms have:
Individually controlled air conditioning
Windows on the main deck, portholes on the lower deck
Private bathroom with toilet and hot water shower
Hand basin, towels, toiletries and hair dryer
Cabinet and mirror
Mains outlet 110 volts (US standard) - 24 hours per day
"Very well-equipped boat with spacious cabin. Friendly and knowledgable staffs. Good service as always. Excellent cooking. Diving was well organized and professionally operated." - Katherine Hu, China, 4 April 2018 ...
"Every aspect of the trip was excellent. Staff were attentive and made sure we all had a good time." - Samantha Alder, UK, 13 September 2015 ...
"Excellent all inclusive trip! 7 Days aboard Rock Islands Aggressor, with up to 4 dives each day. The staff was outstanding, extremely helpful in resolving any issues, and providing expert advice (photography). The chef was amazing, the menu was different every night, and he was open to any suggestions as well)." - Garry Stratiev, USA, 30 August 2015 ...
"Staff were excellent along with great service. Facilities were first class and clean. Well run operation." - Albert Dubord, Canada, 7 March 2014 ...
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