Oceania, Papua New Guinea

Excellent boat comfort

“Well run, comfortable boat with healthy reefs and easy diving. The Vitu Islands itinerary gives you a nice mix of reefs and muck d…”

Mathew P, United States United States
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    • Outdoor lounge and BBQ area for relaxation
    • Dolphins and occasional sightings of orcas and whale sharks

The Oceania catamaran is ready for exciting luxury dive cruises in Papua New Guinea. Based at the Walindi Resort, Oceania accommodates up to 16 guests in 8 cabins. Each stateroom is fully air-conditioned and features a private en-suite bathroom, daily fresh towels, storage space, a hairdryer, and stunning ocean views. Guests can relax inside our common outdoor areas during their stay onboard Oceania. The indoor salon and dining room are on the main deck and air-conditioned for comfort. An outdoor lounge and BBQ area are on the same level, and the upper deck has room for sunbathing and al-fresco dining.

Located in the Coral Triangle, Papua New Guinea is at the center of marine biodiversity and home to pristine reefs, a wide variety of fish, and a wide range of shark species, including silky and hammerhead. Dolphins regularly accompany the boat to entertain divers, and there are also occasional sightings of orcas, whale sharks, and pilot whales passing by. Oceania has several itineraries that change with the seasons and weather patterns to allow for the best diving possible. The large dive deck at the back of the boat includes individual storage areas, a camera table, and a dive deck bathroom and shower. A dive tender is on hand to make getting to and from the dive sites easy and stress-free.

The Oceania catamaran is perfect for a fantastic dive liveaboard to Papua New Guinea.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Laundry / Pressing Services.

Required Extras: Environment Tax.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner

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.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • 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

  • Year built 2001
  • Year renovated 2018
  • Length 27 meters
  • Beam 9 meters
  • Top speed 13 knots
  • Cruising speed 13 knots
  • Engines Caterpillar 3306 Turbo Diesels
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 9
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 1600 liters
  • Fuel capacity 13000 liters
  • Freshwater maker Yes

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

Oceania Reviews

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Mathew P
  • United States United States
Fish fest in the Bismarck Sea

Well run, comfortable boat with healthy reefs and easy diving. The Vitu Islands itinerary gives you a nice mix of reefs and muck dives, and though you are in quite a remote corner of the world, they do everything they can to make things as easy as possible. Keep in mind that for the time being, Visa on arrival is suspended, and local immigration can be slow and difficult to get a hold of. Plan for this.

Recommended for
Fish, muck diving, tasty dinners.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Barbara R
  • Canada Canada
Dive guides and crew key to trip’s enjoyment

Being able to dive 4 times per day as well as do several night dives.

Recommended for
Warm water, dive site diversity and night dives