Palau Siren, Micronesia

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The 40m S/Y Palau Siren was designed by divers for divers to provide superior ease and comfort. Aboard Palau Siren, scuba enthusiasts will explore pristine, remote dive sites and enjoy lavish accommodations. The Palau Siren crew of 12 is on hand to ensure guest satisfaction for up to 16 divers. This intimate liveaboard offers ample space including 8 large cabins equipped with individual climate control, entertainment system and en suite bathrooms.

The SY Palau Siren also features an air-conditioned lounge with cocktail bar, sofas, 42 inch flat screen and movie network. Massage service is available daily. The decks feature a covered outdoor dining area where meals and refreshments will be served buffet style throughout the day and an upper level sun deck with cushioned loungers.

A massive shaded diving deck provides individual stations and personal storage lockers. Guests are also provided with tanks, weights, BCD, regulator, 3mm wetsuit, mask and fins free of charge. The main lounge offers a fully equipped camera and video station of professional quality. Palau Siren schedules year round dive trips offering scuba divers the thrill of deep dives, the tranquility of drift dives and the opportunity to encounter huge numbers of pelagic. Book now to dive the spectacular Palau waters on a Palau Siren liveaboard diving holiday.


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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Personal diving gear, Tanks, Weights, Belts, All meals, Free Nitrox, Towels Provided

Excluded: International & domestic flights, Marine Park, Port Fees & Taxes: $200 - 6/7 nights / $270 - 10 nights, Internet, Torch and Dive computer rental US $5/ day, Wine, Cocktails & Spirits, Massages & Laundry, PADI Dive Courses, Please note only USD are accepted for onboard sales.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Camera Station
  • Massage
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Photography Station
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Paid Internet
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Snacks All Day

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Rebreather Support
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2012
  • Length 40 meters
  • Beam 10 meters
  • Top speed 9 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 1 x Marinized Nissan RH-10 & Mitsubishi 6D-22
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Tenders x 2
  • Freshwater maker 16 tonnes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Crew trained in first aid

Palau Siren Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
  • 14 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    9.6
  2. Crew
    8.9
  3. Food
    9.9
  4. Diving
    9.4
  5. Value
    8.4
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Fahdi D
  • France France
Incredible experience, great crew and simply beyond amazing dive sites

Amazing dive sites (Ulong channel, blue corner, etc...) Great, very professional team, spoiling us 24h/7 Beautiful boat

Recommended for
Crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Vincent L
  • United States United States
Great Experience in the Remote Islands of Palau

The Palau Siren and her crew did an excellent job ensuring that the experience they offered was both genuine, unique, and amazing. The dive guides did an excellent job selecting the dive sites based on the conditions and ensuring that everyone was comfortable in the water. The dive sites around the islands of Palau are very pristine and the reefs are spectacular. The crew on board the Palau Siren is clearly a very tightly knit group which I think really helped them deliver an experience for the guests which was truly unique and special.

Recommended for
Diving, Meeting People, Food
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Daniel P
  • United States United States
Great boat and crew. Efficiently run and they able to accommodate special requests to make it most enjoyable dive vacation.

The crew, other guests and world renowned dive sites.

Recommended for
Crew, other guests, and food
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Robert K
  • United States United States
A week of diving I will never forget

I expect to keep the memory of my week diving Palau aboard the Siren in as one of, if not thee, my most memorable diving experiences ever. The Palau Siren is at once well-appointed while also being casually comfortable in a way that all liveaboards should strive to be. I liked the feel of a well-kept wooden boat like her much more than the metal efficiency we more often see. The shaded outside dining area at the stern was the nexus of activity onboard while not diving or sleeping. It's here that our pre-dive briefings were held, post-dive experiences shared, between-dive hangtime spent, late-night talking and drinking convened, and of course, bread broken together during our copious meals together. Though we were taken to our dive sites by two roomy and powerful tenders, the Siren's forward dive deck is roomy and well-organized so that divers needed only a minute or two to get fully prepared for our next dive and then change and rinse off after we returned. I experienced Palau to be an almost ideal travel and diving destination. I found the Palauan people to be warm and friendly even though they live in a faltering economic environment increasingly dominated by Chinese tour groups that contribute too little to the local economy. The atolls of Palau are stunningly beautiful, both above and below the waterline. The waters are very clear, and warm enough that I didn't wear a wetsuit on every dive. I can list the names of the sites I was most struck by, but you can also read virtually the same list in most other reviews you'll see online. For me, the dive I'll never forget was being at 40 meters along Peleliu Wall with the morning sun still bright enough to light the canyon walls and highlight the sharks and an endless river of wrasses flowing in formation below us. But Blue Corner, German Channel, Chandelier Cave, Jellyfish Lake all must be experienced by every scuba lover at least once in their life. The divemaster on the team I was one was Chris. He was exceptional, as a divemaster I felt safe with in his capable hands, and as a fun-loving person to be on a dive boat with. We were all lucky to have crossed paths with him. I'll say that the food on the boat was very good, though not great. Most of the staff were also warm people who we felt well cared for by. However, the captain of the boat was clearly outside of his range. And sure enough, a typhoon was coming in on the morning I got off the boat. The following night, with the typhoon at full strength, the captain anchored the boat on the windward side of the island that Jellyfish Lake is on. Without the protection from the wind that anchoring leeward would have given, the anchors slipped, causing the Siren to hit the rocks, list to 45 degrees, and the captain to call for all to abandon ship with minutes. Thankfully there was time to get a mayday call out, and the Aggressor came in to take on everybody without any injuries. The Palau Siren was refitted in the year that followed and continues to offer magical adventures like mine to divers lucky enough to book a voyage, though now with a capable captain. Palau and the Palau Siren are an adventure not to be missed.

Recommended for
Palau, the Palau Siren, the dive-masters of the Palau Siren
  • 10 Exceptional
  • david W
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
a truly amazing experience in every way!

Honestly, we can't fault any aspect of the trip - it was fantastic from start to finish - we will be back!!

Recommended for
the diving was stunning, the boat was fantastic and the crew were a delight!
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Michal J
  • United States United States
great dives, great crew, dinners could be a bit better

great dives, great dive guides, friendly crew, beautiful boat.

Recommended for
dives, crew, boat
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Lyn L
  • United States United States
Magical!

First...Palau, is a magical place and Erik and his crew understand this and make every effort to support this dream, so thanks! Second, even though I paid extra, it was great to have my own cabin...slept like a baby, never locked my room, as there was a wonderful sense of family aboard. As a 55 year female, slightly out of shape, it was wonderful to have my tank and gear set up for each dive...especially for those of us who do not dive much. What a treat. The boat, even though it's aging too..was kept in great shape, clean. Lastly, the staff really went out of their way to make it fun. The BBQ on a secluded beach..what an effort! Warm towels after the night dives, shakes and juice and smiling faces when we returned to the Siren after diving...always cookies and soda/water easily available, beer at night...all the while an underlining concept of safety for us, like 4:1 ratio with dive master, also very supportive of Mother Earth which is high ground thought...The Team on PS rocked!

Recommended for
The Crew. Location. The ease in which the diving was done.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • wing keung P
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong
Fantastic liveaboard experience

Saw the cocodilefish

Recommended for
Clean, comfort and good dive guides & crews
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • SHELLEY S
  • United States United States
A fantastic opportunity to see beautiful corals, dozens of sharks in close range, manta rays, turtles, frog fish, and mandarin fish.

The Blue Corner is not to be missed. Hooking in and hanging with the sharks and huuuuge schools of fish!!! Seeing our first frog fish and first mandarin fish were heart stopping experiences. Swimming with 8 mantas wishin arms rich, dancing and flying about us was almost too much to believe! The crew was the best. Always cheerful, helpful and there when you needed them. True professionals in every way.

Recommended for
The diving was top notch with top notch "valet" dive service! Help with donning and doffing your wetsuit, water and juice upon return, rinsing and hanging up of all your gear.
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Alexandros K
  • Greece Greece
As it was my first liveaboard I have no experience, but I really enjoyed it.

Marine life

Recommended for
Diving sites, service, weather conditions
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • didier N
  • France France
Very good trip on siren Palau

Sun Sea Dive

Recommended for
Blue corner dive.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Haakon F
  • Norway Norway
Great diving, crew and boat - Palau is a beautiful and different place.

Very good

Recommended for
Diversity, Friendlyness, Fun