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Why you should choose Solitude One:
Solitude One Liveaboard is the premier choice for divers in Palau. With its spacious cabins, delicious food and luxury amenities offering the most comfortable and exclusive diving experience and an onboard Jacuzzi.
The boat also features state-of-the-art equipment, a spacious dive deck, and expert guides, making it the ideal choice for divers seeking the ultimate adventure.

Solitude One was originally a Japanese merchant vessel, Solitude One but has undergone a transformation to redefine the standards of quality service and professionalism in the diving hospitality industry and in mid- 2023, it had an interior and cabin refresh, further enhancing your experience and ensuring top-notch comfort during your stay.

She has a total of 10 cabins that can accommodate a maximum capacity of 22 Guests.
This includes 3 Master Staterooms (King-Sharing + 1 Twin Sharing), 6 Deluxe Cabins (3 x Twin / Double , 2 x Double and 1 x Twin in Bunk Bed style configuration) and 1 Standard Quad Cabin (2 x Twin Beds & 2 x Bunk Beds)
All cabins and stateroom have en-suite bathrooms

Designed with the clients' preferences in mind, the vessel was purpose- built to combine smart design, functionality, and comforts reminiscent of home without excessive extravagance.

The company's interpretation of relaxed luxury begins with thoughtful design, creating purposeful and functional spaces for relaxation and recreation.
Even the dive deck and boat deck spaces of the vessel can be easily reconfigured for major exploration expeditions using basic tools, all while ensuring exploration team members enjoy the modern comforts of home.
Throughout your stay, every guest on board is attended to by well-trained staff who greet you by name, anticipate your individual needs, and discreetly appear whenever required, ensuring the your privacy and an exclusive 'home away from home' experience.

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Palau.
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Solitude One - schedule

Solitude One - prices and what's included

Prices are per person per trip and based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes :
Accommodation on-board in the category of cabin of guests’ chosen package on twin/double (or quad sharing in quad cabin).
Guests can check in from 1800hrs the day (Dinner Included); Check Out latest at 1700hrs on the day of the Cruise End-Date (No Dinner);
Full-Board Meal Plan with in-between meal snacks and all non-alcoholic bevereages;
3 or 4 daily guided Boat Day-Dives ** all dives are subject to our No-Fly / Altitude Minimum 18 Hours Policy & cruise itinerary (which may change due to weather and/or level of diving experience of the guests) – No Dives on disembarkation day;
Complimentary Milkyway, Rock Island & Jelly Fish Lake Tour on day of Disembarkation (unless closed to any visits by the authorities);
Return KOROR (Palau) Airport transfer to MV Solitude One (Pickup/Drop-off other than Airport is subject to additional charge);

The trip price does not include :
State Cabin/Room Tax (10 USD per Day)
Koror State Diving Permit including Rock Island & Jellyfish Lake (USD 100) for up-to-10 days OR Koror State Diving Permit excluding Jellyfish Lake & Rock Island (USD 50) for up-to-10 days,
Peleliu Diving Permit (USD 30) for up-to-10 Days.
Palau Pristine Paradise Environmental Fee (a.k.a Koror Airport Departure & Green Tax USD 100);
If required, late check-out (disembarkation) with Dinner (100USD per person). Standard check-out time is 1700Hrs, late check-out will allow you to disembark latest at 0000Hrs the following date.
Alcoholic beverages, Gratuities, Scuba & Skin Diving Equipment,
Enriched Air Nitrox 30% +8 USD per Dive OR 135 USD for 8 Days 7 Nights Cruis,
Guest Services as mentioned as additional costs.
A Fuel Surcharge of 30 USD per Person per night of the cruise itinerary or otherwise advised on booking or charter (Payable on board) if International Cruise Barrel average price within 60 days the cruise embarkation is equal to 70 USD or higher, OR 50 USD per Person per night of the cruise itinerary or otherwise advised on booking or charter (Payable on Board) if International Crude Barrel Price average Price within 30 days the cruise embarkation is equal to 110 USD or higher
Dive insurance is mandatory as is your own personal dive computer (You can rent one for the trip if you do not have your own).
As well as the Mandatory Dive Insurance we highly recommend Trip and Travel Insurance on the off chance of missed or cancelled flights / lost baggage, documents, money or passport / Covid issues or any other unforeseen problems that could possibly occur.
Dive Assure Insurance offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Booking and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.
Booking deposit: 30% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm your booking.
Final payment of 70% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your invoice payment.
Individual bookings made less than 90 days before the departure date will be payable in full upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already payed.
Payment can be made via bank transfer, Wise, Credit or Debit card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard) or Apple pay at no extra charge.

Diving Equipment Rentals (USD) Per week
Full Set (regulator, octopus, BCD, wetsuit, mask, fins, dive computer) $200
Regulator with octopus $125
Computer $125
BCD $125
Wetsuit (shorty 3mm) $50
Mask $30
Fins (+ booties as required) $30
Torch $40

Full charter:
Booking deposit:
10% - within 7 days of booking - non-refundable
Second deposit:
20% 180 days prior to departure - non-refundable
Balance due
90 days before departure - non-refundable

Solitude One - cabins

The Cabins
Solitude One has a total of 11 cabins that can accommodate a maximum capacity of 22 Guests.
This includes 3 Master Staterooms on the main deck (King-Sharing + 1 Twin Sharing), 1 King stateroom on the lower deck, 6 Lower deck Deluxe Cabins (3 x Twin / Double , 2 x Double and 1 x Twin in Bunk Bed style configuration) and 1 Standard Quad Cabin (2 x Twin Beds & 2 x Bunk Beds)
All cabins and stateroom have en-suite bathrooms

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    Master Cabin A1 main deck

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    Deluxe Double lower deck

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    Master Cabin A2 main deck

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    Master Cabin B6 lower deck

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    Deluxe Twin / Double Cabin lower deck

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    Deluxe Twin Cabin lower deck

The Cabins
Solitude One has a total of 11 cabins that can accommodate a maximum capacity of 22 Guests.
This includes 3 Master Staterooms on the main deck (King-Sharing + 1 Twin Sharing), 1 King stateroom on the lower deck, 6 Lower deck Deluxe Cabins (3 x Twin / Double , 2 x Double and 1 x Twin in Bunk Bed style configuration) and 1 Standard Quad Cabin (2 x Twin Beds & 2 x Bunk Beds)
All cabins and stateroom have en-suite bathrooms

Solitude One - itineraries

Please choose your Itinerary

7 night
10 nights
Deep South 10 night

We recommend that you check your travel insurance will cover anything interrupting your travel plans as well as offer great dive insurance
We recommend Dive Assure Insurance as it offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Palau.
When is the best time to dive Palau - How to get to Palau - The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in Palau - Palau Diving and Dive sites - Information about Palau - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Palau Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Solitude One - diving

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Palau Diving.
When is the best time to dive Palau
About Palau Diving and the Dive sites
How to get to Palau
What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving
The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in Palau
Information about Palau
Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers
The Latest Palau Travel Information
Other general FAQs