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French Polynesia Master

Cabins
13
Length / Width
43 m / 10 m
Year built
2016 
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • French Polynesia Master launched in December 2016
  • This boat will take you to the best diving French Polynesia has to offer
  • 2nd largest atoll in the world, nutrient rich currents drawing large pelagics
  • Hundreds of hungry sharks from grey reef, hammerheads, blacktips,
  • Silky, tiger and silvertip sharks gathering in schools
  • Manta rays, bottle-nosed dolphins, surgeon fish, napoleon wrasse, grouper
  • Drift the 1200m channel at North Fakarava Island
  • Single cabin available
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available

Description

The luxurious French Polynesian Master transports divers to the stunning white beaches, crystal clear waters and wondrous dives sites in the heart of the Pacific Ocean

The liveaboard French Polynesia Master is the newest liveaboard exploring the waters of this Polynesian island archipelago. Home to some of the most incredible dive sites, this Dive Safari Adventure will include hundreds of hungry schooling Sharks, Manta Rays and Bottle-nosed Dolphins. Rangiroa’s Reefs and Channels, North Fakarava Island and Tuamotu Archipelago will reveal Hammerheads, schools of Snapper and Fusiliers, Napoleon Wrasse, spawning Marbled Groupers, stunning Hard Corals and all manner of Crustaceans and Molluscs.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The liveaboard French Polynesia Master is 140 feet (42.6m) long and 33 feet (10m) wide. The 12 experienced and friendly English speaking crew members will ensure every needs of the guests are met. Aboard the French Polynesia Master, 26 guests will be accommodated in 13 spacious and air conditioned cabins.

Guests will have their choice cabins located on all three Decks. Double/Twin bed cabins, 2 cabins which can be used as Single Occupancy. All rooms come complete with private bathrooms with hot showers, windows or portholes, air-conditioning with individual climate controls, toiletries and towels, reading lights, clothing storage, safe, bedding, room for luggage, 220V and 2-pin plugs with adapters available.

When not enjoying the underwater delights, guest of the French Polynesia Master have a variety of entertainment options. The community relaxation areas are divided between the Middle and Upper Decks and include a spacious indoor Lounge Area, camera set up station and guest storage drawers. The air conditioned room includes comfortable bench seating and a plasma screen for watching your favorite movies.

Relax in comfort on the shaded Outdoor Lounge area on the rear of the Upper Deck. Work on your tan on the luxurious Upper Level Sun Deck and soak up the stunning views of the French Polynesian islands. Have a drink at theBbar with your buddy or for the more adventurous, go Snorkeling or embark on a Land Excursion.

The French Polynesia Master not only offers great diving in French Polynesia, it also wants to provide a great above-water experience.

The cuisine is crucial as outstanding food is needed to fuel the action-packed diving. 3 meals a day will be served buffet style for Divers’ convenience. The Polynesians love food which is clearly reflected when they are organizing a tamara’a (banquet). If you like fish, you will enjoy the best tuna “mahi mahi” (dolphin, swordfish or thazard) in the world. Grilled, chaud-froid, carpaccio, tartare, sashimi or sushi, are local ways to enjoy the fish that you experience in these islands. One suggestion, try your fish grilled with Taha’a vanilla sauce, it is amazingly delicous. For the sea fruit lovers, once again the French Polynesia will satisfy you: “Pahua” (giant clam), “Vana” (sea urchin), Korori, Langouste, “Varo” (squille), “Kaveu” (coconut crab) and “Maoa” etc…  In short a multitude of delights from the Polynesian waters.

In French Polynesia you can also eat the French cuisine, made with local products and lamb and beef from New Zealand. Snacks and beverages are provided throughout the day to ensure no one goes hungry on this dive vacation! Adult beverages are available at the onboard Bar to purchase.

What should I bring with me?

Liveaboard lifestyle is relaxed and informal. Essential items include T-shirts, shorts, swim wear, long trousers / sarong/ long skirt, sturdy footwear for island visits and a warm jacket or pullover for cooler nights. Shower gel is provided on board, however guests should bring any hair care or personal beauty products they require, along with sunscreen. We have a fully stocked first aid kit on board, but guests should bring any personal prescription medications with them (with doctor’s note).

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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Payment terms

  • 15% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 40% is due 210 days prior to arrival
  • 45% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

In the event of Groups cancellation (6 spaces or more), the following charges will apply:

  • More than 365 days: 2% cancellation fee applies*
  • 365 – 181 days prior to departure: 15% cancellation fee applies  
  • 180 - 91 days prior to departure: 40% cancellation fee applies
  • 90 – 0 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation fee applies

*Greater than 365 days prior to departure, we will honour the 2% deposit that we are holding against the booking, provided a minimum of 1 person travels on the same departure date, under the same booking reference, in the same accommodation.

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Upper Deck Single Premium

Located on the upper deck, each cabin has en-suite bathroom with centrally heated hot water. Cabins have private safe, hair dryer, towels, bathrobes and toiletries.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck Standard Twin/Double Cabin

Located on the lower deck, each cabin has an en-suite bathroom but no windows. Cabins can be adapted to either double or twin bed . Cabins have private safe, hair dryer, towels, bathrobes and toiletries.

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  • Size:  14 m²
  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper Deck Premium Twin/Double Cabin

Located on the upper deck, each cabin has en-suite bathroom with centrally heated hot water. Cabins can be adapted to either double or twin bed configuration. Cabins have private safe, hair dryer, towels, bathrobes and toiletries.

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  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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MIddle Deck Standard Twin Cabin

Located on the main deck, each cabin has en-suite bathroom with centrally heated hot water. Cabins have twin beds. Cabins have private safe, hair dryer, towels, bathrobes and toiletries and small portholes (cabin picture is illustrative)

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  • Size:  16 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Other

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Snorkeling

Payments

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  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
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  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Aud)
  • Cash (Nzd)
  • Cash

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol

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