Palausport is running by a Japanese-US team, it provides professional dive liveaboard trips in Palau, Tubbataha (Philippines) and Malapascua(Philippines) according to the season, it can accommodates up to 24 divers.

Yuttachai

27/02/2017

Friendly, good patient dive guides, good dive sites selected. Although the boat is big but the cabin are quite small and the toilet flush don't seem to work as normal. But overall it's...

Description

Boat

Palausport is a 38 meters long, 7.5 meters wide professional steel-hulled dive liveaboard yacht, with twin engine, designed specifically to cater to scuba divers. It was launched in 1990, during the past years, it has been upgraded and reconstructed few times, just to ensure the comfort and saftey.

Palausport has three decks for guests, giving ample space to gear up at their individual dive stations at the main deck, while they can dine and entertain in the lounge and dining area, or simply relax under the sun on the top deck, with its lounge beds.

The indoor saloon and dining area are located on the main deck, the restaurant offers 3 buffet meals per day with Japanese, Western, Chinese dishes. And an extra afternoon Tea with homemade cakes, sandwiches will be provided everyday during the cruise.

Palausport are normally in in Palau from August to March, and then visiting the Tubbataha Reefs in Palawan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, from April through June. During the month of July, it will goes to Cebu and explore Malapascua.

Palausport is also available for special charters and itineraries:

Wedding Cruise : Marriage ceremony at sea, Wedding reception etc.
1 day charter : Company outing, Study tour, School trip, Rock island 1day tour etc.
Regular Charter : Dive club, Fishing, sightseeing, Helenreef cruise etc.
Please Contact Us to know more information on special charters.


Cabin

Palausport has 12 guest cabins, can sleeps up to max. of 24 divers per trip :

All cabins are air-conditioned, with ocean-view windows, private bathrooms (soap & hair dryer), reading light, storage area.

9 Twin Cabins :
Located on the upper deck, with two single bunk beds, small windows.

3 Quad Cabins :
Located on the upper deck, with four single bunk beds, small windows.


Diving

  • 4 dives per day, depending on sea conditions/route.

  • Normally, No dive will be provided on the day of arrival/departure.

  • 2 or 3 dives will be provided on the day before departure.

  • All diving will provide expericed guide to lead the dive.


Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost, depends on availability
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (USD) or credit card (VISA, Mastercard)
  • Crew Number:12, including 2 dive guides

Itineraries

Palau Cruise - 7D/6N

Day 1
Each Place → Arrive at Palau → Hotel in Palau.

Day 2
7:00 Pick up at Hotel → 8:00 Leaving for PB Palausport by Speedboat → 8:45 Boarding → Breakfast → 10:00 Diving → 11:30 Lunch → 13:00 Diving → 14:30 Afternoon Tea →16:00 Diving → 18:30 Dinner → Stay on the ship.

Day 3 to Day 6
6:45 Diving → 8 :30 Breakfast → 10:00 Diving → 11:30 Lunch → 13:00 Diving → 14:30 Afternoon Tea → 16:00 Diving → 18:30 Dinner → Stay on the ship.

Day 7
Plan A : 9:30 Disembarkation → 10:30 Arrive at Impac pier → Stay at hotel
Plan B : 9:30 Jerry Fish Lake & Milkyway tour with Lunch box lunch → 14:00 Arrive at Impac pier→ Stay at hotel.

Day 8
Leave Palau → Each Place

FEATURED DIVE SITES: BLUE CORNER, BLUE HOLE, NEW DROP OFF, BIG DROP OFF, NGEMELIS CORAL GARDEN, VIRGIN HOLE, GERMAN CHANNEL, ULONG CHANNEL, AND OTHER SITES.
PalauSport will NOT visit Peleliu in the regular trip.


Tubbataha - 7D/6N

DAY 1
Depart for Puerto Princesa City. Transfer to Puerto Princesa pier (10 min. ride). Embark Palausport, Dinner aboard and depart for Tubbataha, National Marine Park at 7:30PM.

Day 2
4 DIVES at North Tubbataha Reef North side.

Day 3
4 DIVES at North Tubbataha Reef South Side. Visit Ranger station between 3rd and 4th dive.

Day 4
4 DIVES at South Tubbataha Reef North East Side.

Day 5
4 DIVES at South Tubbataha Reef. South Side.

Day 6
2 DIVES at South Tubbataha or Jessie Beazly. Depart for Puerto Princesa City, Palawan at 4:00PM

Day 7
Arrival at Puerto Princesa. Breakfast. Disembark.


Malapascua Cruise 5D/4N

DAY 1
Arrive at Mactan airport → Emberk Palausport → Palausport will arrange transportation→23:00 Departure

Day 2
Malapascua(5:00) → 1st Dive(6:00) → Breakfast(8:30) → 2nd Dive(10:00)→ Lunch(11:30) → 3rd Dive(13:00) → Afternoon Tea(14:30) → 4th Dive (16:00) → Dinner(18:30) → Stay on the ship

Day 3
Malapascua 1st Dive(6:00) → Breakfast(8:30) → 2nd Dive (10:00) → Lunch(11:30) → 3rd Dive(13:00) → Afternoon Tea(14:30) → 4th Dive (16:00) → Dinner(18:30) → Stay on the ship

Day 4
Malapascua 1st Dive(6:00) → Breakfast(8:30) → Lunch(11:30) → 2rd Dive(13:00) → Afternoon Tea(14:30) → 3th Dive (16:00) → Dinner(18:30)→Stay on the ship

Day 5
Breakfast → Disemberk → Mactan Airport, Disemberk, Palausport will arrange transportation

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Destinations Palau, Tubbataha Reef, Visayas and Leyte
Facilities
Languages spoken Japanese, English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
25/05/2019 to 31/05/2019 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princessa - Puerto Princessa From $2,500.00 Detail
01/06/2019 to 07/06/2019 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princessa - Puerto Princessa From $2,500.00 Detail
08/06/2019 to 14/06/2019 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princessa - Puerto Princessa From $2,500.00 Detail
15/06/2019 to 21/06/2019 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princessa - Puerto Princessa From $2,500.00 Detail
22/06/2019 to 28/06/2019 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princessa - Puerto Princessa From $2,100.00 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Tubbataha Reef 6 nights Standard Double Twin From $2,100.00

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

Useful information

Palau

Period : Liveaboards trip can be offered year round. While the best diving season is considered to be between late November to early June.

Visa's : For most nationalities worldwide, a tourist entry visas valid for 30 days can be obtained on arrival, and may be extended.

Climat : Palau has a pleasantly warm climate all year round with an annual mean temperature of 27°C (82F). The average relative humidity is approx 82% and although rain falls are more frequent between July and October, there is still plenty of sunshine. Average daily temperature is 28 - 32°C.

Water : Water temperature varies little throughout with the year, usually ranging from 27 to 29°C.

Clothing : It is best to bring a light jacket for evenings and light airy clothes for the daytime.

Plugs : Type A/B electrical plugs (US standard) 120V @ 60Hz

Flights : Many visitors to Palau arrive on United Airlines by way of daily scheduled flights from Guam (the gateway to Micronesia). And some other Airlines also offer from serval Asia destinations (Soul/Manila/Tapei) via Guam to Koror.

Currency : Official currency is the U.S. Dollar(USD), Money-Exchanger can be found in most of the place. International ATM's are available. Credit Cards are also widely accepted.


Tubbataha Reef

Period : Liveaboards run trips ONLY from March to June.

Visa's : Nationals from the vast majority of countries, including all ASEAN countries, can enter the Philippines without a visa for a period not exceeding 30 days. Central Asia and India citizens need a visa before arriving. Please check with the nearest consulate of the Philippines about the most-updated imformation.

Climat : Average daily temperature range is 31°C year round. The rainy season is July to December (with the most storms generally in November and December) and the dry season is January to June.

Water : Water temperature averages from 27°C - 30°C. The hottest time of the year is March to May and the coolest is December to February when the water temperature may drop to 24°C - 26°C.

Clothing : Light clothes and sun protection is essential while visiting, early months can be slightly rainy.

Plugs : Type A electrical plug most commonly found (but type B and C sometimes used) 220V @ 60Hz.

Flights : International flights arrive to Manila, with daily domestic connections to Puerto Princesa.

Currency : Local currency is Philippine Peso (PHP), other currencies can be easily changed at banks or money changers, and international ATM's are available. Credit Cards are widely accepted but when travelling to outer island it is recommended to carry sufficient amount of Philippine pesos.


Visayas and Leyte

Period : Liveaboards trip can be offered from December to March.

Visa's : Nationals from the vast majority of countries, including all ASEAN countries, can enter the Philippines without a visa for a period not exceeding 30 days. Central Asia and India citizens need a visa before arriving. Please check with the nearest consulate of the Philippines about the most-updated imformation.

Climat : There are generally 2 seasons in the Visayas: the rainy season from June to November, and the cool dry season from December to March. Typhoon season is from July to October. Average daily temperature around 28°C.

Water : Water temps stay upwards of 27°C through most of the year

Clothing : Light clothes and sun protection is essential while visiting, but a light jacket is good for possible cooler evenings.

Plugs : Type A electrical plug most commonly found (but type B and C sometimes used) 220V @ 60Hz

Flights : International and domestic flights arrive directly to Cebu.

Currency : Local currency is Philippine Peso (PHP), other currencies can be easily changed at banks or money changers, and international ATM's are available. Credit Cards are widely accepted but when travelling to outer island it is recommended to carry sufficient amount of Philippine pesos.

Diver's reviews (1)

Yuttachai, 27/02/2017

Friendly, good patient dive guides, good dive sites selected. Although the boat is big but the cabin are quite small and the toilet flush don't seem to work as normal. But overall it's worth your budget.

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