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10

Length / Width

58 m / 10 m

Year built / renovated

1954  / 2008

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

FREE

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • SS Thorfinn is a unique, floating hotel bringing divers the very best of Truk Lagoon, including 80 coral-encrusted WWII wrecks, sharks and massive schools of fish
  • Enjoy up to five dives a day at five different dive sites, with rebreather and technical diving supported if required
  • A specialised spa deck, located aft of the main guest lounge, is perfect for relaxing in the huge hot tub with both southern and northern constellations in clear view

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1. BOOKING

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2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

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  • 76 days before trip start: 75% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 61 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 61 days prior to arrival

Cabins

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Lower Deck (E) - #4-5, Double & Single Beds, en-suite

Five rooms located on ‘E’ deck have double size beds plus adjacent single berths. Private showers and toilets are fitted in each of these rooms. All have in room vanities, TV’s and DVD players, indirect lighting and full length closets.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double + 1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lounge Deck (C) - #9 & 10 - Twin Cabin - Queen & Single Bunk

3 additional rooms on ‘C’ deck are bright and spacious with two shared shower rooms and two shared toilets. All have in room vanities, TV’s and DVD players, indirect lighting and full length closets.

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  • Beds:  1 Queen + 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main Deck (D) - #3 - Double Bed with Single Bunk, en-suite

Situated on the Main Deck, #3 Cabin Private shower and toilet. All have in room vanities, TV’s and DVD players, indirect lighting and full length closets.

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  • Beds:  1 Double + 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lounge (C) Deck - #11, - 2 Twin Bed Cabin.

3 additional rooms on ‘C’ deck are bright and spacious with two shared shower rooms and two shared toilets. All have in room vanities, TV’s and DVD players, indirect lighting and full length closets. n.b. the photo is showing a different configuration. cabin 11 has side by side twin beds. please see deck plan.

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  • Beds:  2 Twin
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  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main Deck (D) - Thor`s Lair, Luxury Suite - Kingsize bed

Thor’s Lair – an exclusive luxury suite – has been created from two former main deck cabins, featuring a huge king size bed, adjoining bed settee, 44 inch TV monitor/player, PC table/chair, carpeted walls, 4 view windows, walk-in closet, bar fridge, bedside lighting controls, and large shower/toilet room. It is available for a slight premium over regular fares.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 King
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Description

Micronesia at its most beautiful - Chuuk Island

The many islands that make up this huge atoll are rich with natural beauty. The outer barrier reef is full of sand spits with coconut palms. The central lagoon features high islands which rise into the blue skies.

The pace of life in Chuuk is very slow and allows time to revel in the natural beauty. Many of the small islands are very lush and home to beautiful migratory birds. Bird watchers gather and camp in the high hills to see the bird life.

What to expect

The SS Thorfinn is 58m long and has 10 double occupancy rooms for 20 guests. A spacious comfortably furnished Salon features a 50” multi system LED TV with DVD player, a CD player with IPOD connection, and a surround sound 6 speaker system. The Bar provides a range of beverages – from coffee, tea, hot chocolate and soft drinks, to beers, wines and spirits at reasonable prices. 

2 Chefs make sure you are never hungry and are always fuelled and ready for the next dive

The Dining and Lounge Deck provides seating for 22 guests. Our friendly dining room staff serve breakfast cooked to order with other delicious meals chosen daily by the 2 Chefs from a varied menu taking any personal dietary requests into consideration. Full board, including water, tea, coffee, juices, snacks between meals and after dives, soft drinks, complimentary continental breakfast, with juice, toast, and coffee, friday night BBQ buffet, with cultural party by select local crew members are all included. Other soft drinks, local beer and wine can be purchased onboard.

An additional bookcase in the Salon overflows with many books in our library – feel free to leave a finished book and take a different one for the journey home. Out of meal times this is a quiet place to work on photos, or play a lively game of cards! 

Ten air conditioned Staterooms accommodate 20 guests in double occupancy. All have in room vanities, TV’s and DVD players, indirect lighting and full length closets. Seven rooms located on ‘D’ and ‘E Decks have Double or Queen size beds plus adjacent single berths. Private showers and toilets are fitted in each of these rooms. Three Cabins on the Lounge Deck share bathroom facilities.

The Spa Deck, location aft of the main guest lounge is favored after a dive or late at night with both south and northern constellations in clear view. With good music playing on outdoor aft speakers, a refreshment in hand and perhaps the right company …what could be more perfect? Our big commercial sized tub seats 12 people by design, and has actually had 26 party animals squeezed in for a New Year’s Party.

Two large, 3 tiered camera servicing and storage tables with a compressed air gun for cleaning and maintenance of camera equipment, are conveniently located adjacent to the main guest lounge. Each table has dual voltage 110V and 220V charging points.  The main lounge’s large plasma TV monitor and each of the guest rooms individual TV’s and DVD players make for opportune viewing of recently taken footage.

Twenty-two island staff provide cheerful personalized service on a 1:1 crew to guest ratio.

They range from individually assigned Dive Crew attending each Diver’s needs, to full time Hostesses, Deck Maintenance Staff, Large Machinery Staff and 2 Chefs preparing varieties of tasty International Cuisine. Special dietary requests are catered as available food supplies permit. Friday night is BBQ night, some of the local crew will give you a great experience of Pacific sland Dancing, of course it would be rude not to join in! 

How to get there

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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