Solomons PNG Master is a professional dive yatch runs by Master Liveaboard Fleet, formerly known as "Taka", it offers dive liveaboard trips in both Solomons Islands and Papua New Guinea according to dive season, it can accommodate up to 20 guests.
Solomons PNG Master is a custom designed steel diving vessel, built in 2004 and completely renovated recently, it was maintained to its best condition with yearly maintenance, it is 38 meters long, 8 meters wide, cruises at 11 knots and have 220-volt power onboard which using Australia style 3-prong outlets.
It boasts a huge lounge and dining area with DVDs, large TVs and a dedicated camera area for our photographer guests. Spend time sharing your photos from your adventure, reading a book from our library or just hanging out in air conditioned comfort.
Onboard, the chef offer a choice of international and local cuisine, all meals are served in buffet style. In between the meals, there is always some tasty treats for you to pick up. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let our booking agents know, so we can put an note for you.
There is a range of fruit juices, balck/green herbal teas available any time of the day, as well as instant and freshly brewed coffee. Guests may also select carbonated soft drinks, beer, wine or spirit from the cocktail bar for an additional fee, in accordace with local law, we have a "Ship-Only" bar policy.
Solomons PNG Master also provide various outside lounges: up top we have a large sun deck complete with loungers where you can catch some sun as the world goes by. On our second deck, we have an expansive covered seating area where you can just sit back and relax.
The dive deck has toilets, freshwater showers & freshwater rinse bins for equipment. Each station has ample storage for your equipment above and below your station. Two ladders access the dive platform provide easy access to and from the water. Most dives are done directly off the dive deck with a tender in the water for additional safety. Photography facilities are excellent.
Solomons PNG Master has 12 guest cabins, it can accommodate up to 20 guests per trip:
All cabins have airconditioner, hairdryer (on request), charging facilities, storage area etc.
1 Deluxe Cabin (# 2):
Located on the upper deck, this cabin comes with one king size double bed, sitting area, ensuite bathroom, port windows.
1 Premium Cabin (# 1) :
Located on the upper deck, this cabin comes with two single beds in bunk style, ensuite bathroom, port windows.
4 Premium Cabins (# 3, 4, 5, 6) :
Located on the upper deck, each cabin comes with one double bed lower and one single bed upper in bunk style, ensuite bathroom, port windows.
2 Standard Cabins (# 8, 11) :
Located on the lower deck, this cabin comes with two set of bunk beds, portholes. Guests will use the shared bathrooms on the main deck.
4 Standard Cabins (# 9A, 9B, 10A, 10B):
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single bunk beds, portholes. Guests will use the shared bathrooms on the main deck
5 Shared Bahtrooms :
Located on the main deck, each with toilet, sink and shower.
Usually up to 4 dives per day, depends on the Itineraries.
No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.
Only 2 dives will be provided on the last diving day.
All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.
Supports all types of totally closed-circuit rebreathers (CCR)
Offer Tri-mix support with helium and other Tec dive support
- Nitrox：Available with additional charge
- 15L Tanks：Available with additional charge
- REBREATHER Dive：Available with additional charge
- Technical Dive：Available with additional cost
- Dive Equipment Rental：Available with additional charge
- Dive insurance：Divers must have valid dive insurance
- Wi-Fi Internet ：Not available at the moment
- Laundry Service：Available with additional charge
- Massage Service：Not available at the moment
- Payment on board：Cash (USD/AUD) or credit card
- Crew Number：13, include 2 - 3 dive guides
Cabins & prices
- Air tanks & weights & weight belts
- Daily housekeeping service
- Land transfer on arrival/depature date
- All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
- Dive guide service
- Fuel surcharge
- Dinner on final evening
- Land tour & Island visit
- Boat accident insurance
- Domestic flights
- Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
- Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
- 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