Rock Islands Aggressor, Micronesia

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The M/V Rock Islands Aggressor, formally known as the Tropic Dancer, is a 32m state of the art liveaboard yacht scheduling year round diving cruises in Palau. Aboard the Rock Islands Aggressor Liveaboard, divers will explore channels, blue holes, and sheer walls packed with marine life. Scuba diving with the MV Rock Islands Aggressor Liveaboard offers up to five action packed dives each day along with spectacular night dives. All diving is done from a spacious, well equipped skiff.

Topside, a professional and courteous crew of 6 is on hand to ensure the comfort and satisfaction of up to 18 guests. MV Rock Islands Aggressor has 9 deluxe staterooms equipped with private bathroom and shower, storage and individual climate control. The onboard menu features a variety of American fare and local cuisine. Soft drinks, iced tea, beer, and wine are complimentary. Guests can also relax in the well appointed salon and enjoy the sun deck with loungers and deck chairs, bar service and CD/stereo player.

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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Port Fees (250 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance, Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Airport Transfer (22 USD per activity), Hotel Transfer (5 USD per activity), Alcoholic Beverages, Extra Dives, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Snorkel Gear, WiFi internet.

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Full-board Option

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

  • Nitrox available
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English.


Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Length 106 feet
  • Beam 30 feet
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Max guests 18
  • Number of cabins 9
  • Number of bathrooms 10

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
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Rock Islands Aggressor Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
  • 29 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    9.4
  2. Crew
    9.6
  3. Food
    9.3
  4. Diving
    8.6
  5. Value
    8.9
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jesus S
  • United States United States
25 spectacular dives!

The entire crew went above and beyond. Food was delicious, friendly crew, short and easy access to dive sites, super convenient tender “skiff” to reach sites. Palau diving is phenomenal, Rock Islands Aggressor will not disappoint you!

Recommended for
Crew, food, destination
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Patrice L
  • France France
Super

Many sharks and Mantas. But too long trips by skiff to reach the dive sites.

Recommended for
Crew service, Beds comfort, Nice dive sites
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Matthias G
  • Germany Germany
Awesome

Blue Corner

Recommended for
Milo, Irondiver, wine
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Andrew J
  • United States United States
First time on a liveaboard and it was amazing.

Great experience diving. The crew was amazing and very helpful throughout the whole trip. Food was amazing every meal and snack. Great experience for my fist liveaboard.

Recommended for
Crew, food, diving.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Jintong M
  • United States United States
Excellent service

See two stingrays, in addition to Manta ray.

Recommended for
Service, Friendly, Crew helpfulness
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Sue Meng L
  • United States United States
Amazing. Great service and staff. Food is high quality and good. Diving operations were top notch.

Blue Corner, Blue Hole and German Channel Mantas !

Recommended for
The diving, the people and the food
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Tomas T
  • Sweden Sweden
Amazing trip, ending could be improved

All in all the trip was amazing. Amazing diving, experienced guides, lots of dives, great wildlife... The last day we got free time on land in the city and then we went back on the boat, then again back on land to eat and then again back on the boat... Would've preferred that they had something better arranged for the final day.

Recommended for
Great boat, great dive sites, experienced guides
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Fred G
  • United States United States
Relaxing way to spend the Lunar New Year

Seeing hammer head sharks, and the wrasse matting.

Recommended for
Sharks, Wrasse, and the food!
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Fred G
  • United States United States
Great way to explore Palau

The wall dives bring in numerous sharks and the blue holes are simply amazing to see.

Recommended for
Sharks, Mantas, and the Blue Holes
  • 8.0 Very good
  • LINDA V
  • United States United States
lots of great diving in beautiful warm water.

Blue corner and the ship wrecks. The food was amazing!

Recommended for
Diving, food,
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Martin D
  • Australia Australia
Had a lovely trip diving Palau and meeting some lovely people

Blue Corner, All the Cave dives

Recommended for
Food, Dives, people
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Fran G
  • New Zealand New Zealand
Amazing Trip

There were too many highlights to highlight every day was an adventure.

Recommended for
The diving was amazing. The crew were incredible and the food was beyond delicious.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Nir K
  • Israel Israel
Live-aboard for hard core divers, most possible number of dives, and all around the diving.

Dive diversity, and returning to the best locations - was great. A bit of a let down that from a week trip, three nights are actually in the port, defeats a live-aboard experience in a way for these three nights. In other live-aboards, was always possible to have lunch on a remote island, or at least a visit to such a place. Not possible here. But overall, crew worked hard on giving us the best possible Palau experience, which they did, and thats what important.

Recommended for
For anyone looking to max the number of dives in different locations - thats the one. Dedicated crew, very helpful and professional. Great kitchen.
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Catherine H
  • United States United States
Thoughtful crew made this the most comfortable dive trip I've had

The diving was amazing, especially German Channel and Blue Corner, and being conveniently near dive sites made for less time on the little boat. Food was incredible - something was available to nibble around the clock and the meals were very impressive for boat fare.

Recommended for
The staff was attentive, thoughtful, and friendly
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Inna M
  • United States United States
Incredible diving, incredible crew

The diving

Recommended for
The crew, the food, Blue Corner
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Muir F
  • United States United States
This trip exceeded my expectations

the best dive briefings I have ever had the sharks the dive master's the food the cabins Palau just a great trip!

Recommended for
the dives the staff the other divers
  • 10 Exceptional
  • BYUNGSEOK K
  • South Korea South Korea
Happiness

satisfied for everyhing

Recommended for
all
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • shinta narulita B
  • Singapore Singapore
Luxury diving with high class chef and best crew

Since I bought this trip at discounted price through Liveaboard, the 100% best price guarantee website that I trust so much, I am happy with everything on the trip. The food is too good to be true. I am a vegetarian yet I find the foods are really great in terms of nutrients, creativity, presentation, and taste. If you are a non-vegetarian, I am sure this could be one of your best food experience. Dive masters are really so friendly and kind. I can feel the sincerity in their service and they really know what they are doing. Boat and cabin are also very clean and comfortable. It is well maintained and regularly cleaned. Diving itself, is good. I like the cave experiences most. We saw manta, napoleon, sharks, eel, big clams, schools of barracuda, turtles, purple square fish, dori, etc. What can be improved: I feel like this trip is about dive, eat, and sleep. It would be great if LOB offers yoga or dance classes complimentary to encourage people to work out and stay fit during the trip. Especially for people who don't want to do night dives, it will be good if there will be some meditation or exercise activities offered.

Recommended for
Food, Dive sites topology, Crew
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Sanghun W
  • South Korea South Korea
Very nice dive

Blue corner dive

Recommended for
Comfortable, nice food, very fine service of all crew
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Gregory H
  • Australia Australia
INCREDIBLE. A DUVR TO REPEAD

Incredible clear blue waters plus the diversity of míreme life Great for big and little creatures

Recommended for
Food , Crew , Blue Corner
  • 10 Exceptional
  • CHRISTINA K
  • United States United States
Great trip with great diving, fabulous food and amazing crew!

The Ulong Channel, Sices corner, and sandy paradise. I loved seeing all of the sharks and turtles.

Recommended for
Diving, Crew, Food
  • 10 Exceptional
  • William J
  • United States United States
INCREDIBLE dive experience

Peleliu land Tour, Orange Beach coral gardens, Blue Corner, Teshio Maru and the ride back.

Recommended for
Timely, Food, History
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Paul B
  • France France
Great diving on a great boat

Great diving all around with an efficient and nice crew. Up to 25 dives possible in 6 days, all really good with some particularly outstanding ones (Blue corner, Sies Corner, Ulong Channel). Schools of Barracudas / Jacks / Snappers, plenty of Grey Reef Sharks

Recommended for
Sharks, overall diving, crew
  • 7.6 Good
  • Christian S
  • Germany Germany
Always again

Blue Corner was like a cinema. Sharks and turtles around you with 31 degree water temperature. Unfortunately no big Giant Mantas.

Recommended for
4-5 dives a day without long commuting
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Marcio C
  • Brazil Brazil
Spectacular

The staff is absolutely organized e friendly. We had our best dive in Palau. Everything was amazing. We are glad to took part of it!

Recommended for
Food, Site dives and accomodation
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Christophe M
  • France France
Sharks Sharks sharks

Blue Corner, ulong channel, peleliu corner

Recommended for
Well organised, friendly, and some wonderful dive sites
  • 7.6 Good
  • May C
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong
Good boat, so-so diving

The boat and the crew was good - the diving arrangement was not very good as the dives were arranged in destined time (7am, 10am, 1:30am,4:30pm, 7:30pm), some of them might not very fit well into the tide time.

Recommended for
Cabin comfort, food, service
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Chris S
  • United States United States
Hands down best crew and best diving!

This was the best of three liveaboard trips I have taken (all be superb). The crew was very accommodating and personable; the worked as a team and new the dive sites and weather data very well. Peleliu tour was also a great experience... Being a U.S. Marine, it was a more personal experience! Outstanding!! Will be back!!!

Recommended for
The divers, the crew, and the diving