Empress is a budget friendly steel vessel, it offering various liveaboard routes in Indonesia according to the season. It can accommodate 9 - 13 guests per trip
Date 11/03/19 to 18/03/19
Duration 7 nights
Boat Empress
Destination Raja Ampat
Departure Sorong
Arrival Sorong
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Dive and Cruise Special Offer - Each diver get the special discount for this package!

Description

Boat

Empress is a 28 meters long, 2.2 meters wide steel liveaboard with crusing speed at 9 knots per hour, it was build in 2010 and in 2016 it has been completely upgraded, and following an annualy refurbishment.

Empress consists of 3 decks : On the lower deck is where you will find cabins for passengers, showers, toilets and a library. The main deck plays many roles and consists of a large dining space located at the stern, a lift for divers, a kitchen connected with a living room, a spacious captain's cabin (it also serves as a living room) and a decompression chamber.

The upper deck is a place of relaxation and entertainment. It consists of 2 sun decks - one with comfortable mattresses and a large bed in the middle, and the second one - with a bar, poufs and the cinema under the stars.

Empress is a vessel equipped with all the equipment which minimizes the risks associated with technical diving and increases the comfort of such diving. With sonars and underwater radar you can find each position with the accuracy up to a few square meters.

It also has a system of underwater bars for decompression at 4.5 and 6 meters under water, and long hoses transporting oxygen to these bars. This form of extra surface support is something unique on diving boats.


Cabin

Empress has 5 guest cabins, normally accommodates up 9 guests, when special request needed, it can accommodate up to 13 guests per trip.

All cabins feature air-conditioner, fan, reading lamps, mirror, life jackets, cabinet.

Cabin A :
Located on the lower deck, comes with 3 single beds (2 in bunk style), use shared bathroom, portholes.

Cabin B :
Located on the lower deck, comes with 1 double bed and 1 single bed in bunk style, use shared bathroom, portholes.

Cabin C :
Located on the lower deck, comes with 1 double bed and 1 single bed in bunk style, use shared bathroom, portholes.

Cabin D :
Located on the lower deck, comes with 1 king size bed and 1 single bed side by side, ensuite bathroom, portholes.

Cabin E :
Located on the lower deck, comes with 1 single bed, use shared bathroom, portholes.


Diving

  • 3 dives per day + alternating additional night dives.

  • Normally, a check dive will be provided on arrival day.

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

  • No dives will be provided on the day of departure.

  • Trimix Available with surcharge and advanced book

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


Other information

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Technical Dive:Available with additional cost
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request
  • Dive insurance:Divers must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Available free of charge for all guests
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (USD/IDR)
  • Crew Number:7, include 1 - 2 dive guides

Cabins & prices

Name Price
Standard Triple A $2,200.00 $1,870.00
Double Twin B C $2,300.00 $1,955.00
Single E $2,400.00 $2,040.00
Double Twin D $2,600.00 $2,210.00

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

More

Destinations Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda Sea, Bali and Lombok
Facilities Nitrox support, Tech Friendly, Internet, Fishing gear
Languages spoken English, Russian

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