The 40 metre (131 ft) S/Y Palau Siren is a brand new boat started operating in Palau just end of 2012. She has the same specifications as her sister yachts, the S/Y Philippine Siren and the S/Y Indo Siren. Like the other Siren yachts it is a traditional Phinisi schooner, handcrafted from ironwood and teak. You will find no other dive liveaboard as beautiful in the water of Micronesia. Built by divers for divers, every need has been thought of and is being implemented.
Up to 16 guests are welcome aboard each trip. There is abundant space for all guests. The Palau Siren has a spacious air-conditioned saloon with cocktail bar, coffee machine, entertainment system with music and movies, small library and cosy sitting area. The dining area in the saloon is very spacious. Additionally there is a covered outdoor dining area. You find a nice shady resting area at the bow of the vessel and on top of the salon is a sundeck with lounge chairs. Palau Siren uses latest technical and electronic equipment. They have sea kayaks available which will be a bonus to explore some of the remote beaches on Palau's mushroom islands. On board laundry and massage services are available for a small fee.
The Palau Siren has 8 large air-conditioned cabins each with their own ensuite bathroom and multiple power sources. Two cabins (1 & 2) have fixed double beds, four cabins (3, 4, 7, 8) have fixed twin beds and two cabins (5, 6) have flexible double/twin beds. All cabins are lavished with luxury extra’s including bathrobes, hair dryers, towels, individually controlled mood lighting and individual controls for your air-conditioning unit. Each cabin has a port hole.
Diving is offered in small groups of up to 6 divers, but of course guests are welcome to dive in buddy pairs if they prefer. Dive time is usually limited to 1 hour. Up to 4 dives are offered per full dive day (3 day dives and either a sunset or a night dive). Palau Siren has 2 high-powered Zodiacs available for divers. The dive deck offers lot’s of space for all divers and a designated area for underwater photographers and videographers. Charging points for cameras and batteries and a purpose-built basin to wash the camera are available. Each cabin has its own PC where you can download your photos.
All Siren fleet vessels have tanks that can take either DIN or Yoke regulators.
Nitrox is available on board the vessel and Nitrox courses are offered as well.
The Siren Fleet is rebreather friendly. Poseidon rebreather courses and rental gear is available.
Palau Siren offers year round 7 and 10 night itineraries in Palau. Some of the diving highlights are Blue Corner, German Channel, Peleliu Express, Ulong Channel and many more. Steep walls, abundant fish life, manta rays and reef sharks can be experienced whilst diving in Palau.
During the months of June, July and August, selected 13 night combination trips are offered by Philippine Siren and Palau Siren (6 nights on each vessel + 1 night flight between Manila and Koror).
Wireless Internet now available on the Palau Siren (charges apply). Palau Siren now has satellite internet available on board so guests can stay in contact with home or the office between dives. Or even better they can upload your pictures to Facebook. And you don't have to worry about slow upload speeds, they have around 30% of the bandwidth for the whole of Palau. There is no better internet cafe around!
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Crew tips are accepted in cash only. All major currencies are accepted and appreciated.
The Palau Siren is another very comfortable liveaboard which reflects the high standard of the company. This vessel is one of our top recommendations. Individual computers in each cabin and multiple power sources a dream for every photographer and videographer. The Palau Siren offers great diving in style.