Our thoughtful experts are ready with ideas, inspiration and advice for your next journey.
The Palau Aggressor II, a 100ft catamaran, can take up to 18 passengers on a spectacular diving experience in Palau. The excellent crew will go the extra mile to ensure you have the best time onboard this Palau liveaboard dive boat.
Louisa is here to help give you the inside track.
It is without doubt that you are guaranteed excellent diving in Palau, one of the top diving destinations worldwide. What is not guaranteed, however, is the crew that take you there are charming, attentive and extremely professional. That is unless you board the Palau Aggressor II for a liveaboard diving journey around these extraordinary mushroom-shaped rock islands. It really is the best way to dive Palau.
The boat is run like a Swiss watch by Captain Marc Povey, with up to five dives a day, but at the same time managing it so that it does not feel regimented. With a passion for the ocean and diving, he takes care to listen to the requests of his guests to ensure that they have a fantastic holiday. The crew, made up of divemasters and instructors, take it in turns to guide the guests and are very knowledgeable and fun but safety minded at the same time. The photo pros on board will help out with any photography queries you may have and also do pictures and videos of the week which is an added bonus!
Being a catamaran, the extra width of the vessel means the saloon is extremely spacious and also adds stability to the boat which is great for those who suffer from seasickness. The dive deck is also spacious and extremely efficient: the skiff is lowered in and out of the water on an elevator system so you simply step on and off making the diving experience stress-free. There are nine cabins onboard: eight deluxe staterooms each with a queen bed and single bunk above and one double stateroom with a double bed and single bunk. All the cabins have a private shower and air conditioning.
It cannot go without mentioning the food onboard the Palau Aggressor: it is truly first-class. Andy, the chef, comes from England and is extremely talented. Having worked in a famous three-star Michelin restaurant for Gordon Ramsay and some of England's finest hotels and restaurants he has much experience and provides a mouth watering menu with great variety. You will not go hungry onboard the Palau Aggressor!
If you enjoy liveaboards and are dying to experience the underwater world of Palau, then is this definitely the way forward!
Why we love it
Andy, the chef onboard the Palau Aggressor II, worked at a three-star Michelin restaurant for Gordon Ramsey - now that's impressive!
Louisa, Original Diver