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MV Empress

Cabins
5
Length / Width
28 m / 6 m
Year built / renovated
2010  / 2016
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Explore Indonesia aboard the unique Empress liveaboard
  • A liveaboard built for diving, focused on diving comfort
  • The perfect budget option for diving Komodo National Park, Ambon, Raja Ampat and the Forgotten Islands  
  • Superb diving in remote areas 
  • Manta rays, whales breaching the surface, pygmy seahorses 
  • Entertainment between dives, both on deck and on land!
  • 2 sundecks, a Shisha Lounge and a cinema under the stars
  • Unique extra surface support for technical diving
  • Nitrox, rental equipment and dive courses available
  • Rebreathers friendly
  • Internet free of charge

Description

MV Empress is a unique budget liveaboard option in Indonesia

 This is a 'down to earth' option, built for exploration, Wreck and Technical Diving and, unusually, it organizes diving trips, among others, to Flores and Komodo, Raja Ampat and the Java Sea. You can join one of the itineraries, very different than other liveaboards in the area. 

What you can expect

The Empress, a unique steel vessel, sails the waters of Indonesia. The ship offers recreational trips for all types of diving. The 24 metre dive vessel has been taken over by the Scuba Froggy Fleet, well known for its excellent service, and it uphold reputation.

On a regular individually booked trip, the vessel will welcome up to 9 guests on-board while on a chartered trip, it will allow up to 13 guests. There are 5 Cabins all with air condition, all located on the Lower Deck and each features either a double bed, two twin beds or a combination of both. Needless to say, this dive boat allows lots of flexibility in term of accommodation. Most of the cabins have shared bathrooms. Indeed, only cabin “D”, has an en-suite bathroom. The cabins also include fans, plenty of cabinets storage, reading lamps, pillows and bedding as well as 2 towels per Diver.

The Empress offers an appreciable amount of space where guests can lounge between dives and in the evening. The Main Deck is home to a large Dining Room, the Kitchen and also the new Shisha Loungea cozy shadowed area with mattresses, chess, fans, ect. where the guests can spend their chill-out time and watch movies (TV screen + video available).

There are two Sundecks, both are quite big and comfortable. Indeed, the very top one features mats and bean bags with an open-sky area, while the Upper Deck’s lounge is covered.

The steel hulled vessel is fully equipped for technical diving and features a great layout in term of accommodation. Since the Scuba Froggy Fleet’s took it over in 2016, the interior’s finish are all in teak and ironwoods and the furnitures, inside and out, are all new.

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 60 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 30% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival

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Cabin A - 3 x Single Beds

CABIN A: Full occupancy: 3 person 3 x single beds (2 bunk style) air condition fan life jackets cabinet reading lamps 2 towels/person pillows bedding mirror *shared toilet and shower

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  3 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Cabin C - 1 x Double , 1 x bunk

Cabin C can be used as a Private Double or Shareable Twin or Triple full occupancy: max. 3 persons 1 x double bed and 1 x single bed (bunk style) for 2-3 persons: air condition fan life jackets cabinet reading lamps 2 towels/person pillows bedding mirror *shared toilet and shower

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Cabin D - Deluxe Double Bed - (captain room): -En-suite

1 Deluxe cabin with double bed and en-suite bathroom Cabin D (captain room): 1 x double bed and 1 x single bed air conditioning fan life jackets cabinets reading lamps 2 towels/person pillows bedding mirror * en-suite toilet/shower Portholes in all cabin 24-hour, 220v electricity supply. 2 pin European-style plugs. Adaptors available Fire extinguishers Life jackets

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Cabin E - Single Bed

All cabins have air-conditioning and portholes 1 Single bed cabin (which in fact has 2 beds but is sold as single). Guests in the Standard cabins and Single cabins share a bathroom and can use the shower on the dive deck. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning (individually controlled) Cooling fan Portholes in all cabins Shared bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, towels Reading light Bedding Cabinet, shelves & mirror 24-hour, 220v electricity supply. 2 pin European-style plugs. Adaptors available Fire extinguishers Life jackets

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  • Size:  5 m²
  • Beds:  1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Cabins B - 1 x Double , 1 x bunk

Cabin B can be used as a Private Double or Shareable Twin or Triple full occupancy: max. 3 persons 1 x double bed and 1 x single bed (bunk style) for 2-3 persons: air condition fan life jackets cabinet reading lamps 2 towels/person pillows bedding mirror *shared toilet and shower

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

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
  • Indonesian
  • Polish
  • Russian

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Snorkeling

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Payments

  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

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