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27 m / 9 m

Year built / renovated

2001  / 2018

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  • The MV Oceania takes you and just 15 other guests to the vibrant reefs and clear seas of Papua New Guinea to seek out the area's most unforgettable hidden gems
  • Divers are spoilt with abundant macro life, schools of sharks, dramatic sea mounts, protected black sand bays and en-suite cabins to return to after you've had your fill
  • Dedicated camera storage and charge cupboards are located on deck, perfect for photographers taking advantage of the opportunities afforded by the world-class muck diving
  • Itineraries include visits to Kimbe Bay, known for some of the healthiest corals on the planet, as well as the volcanic swim-throughs and arches of the Witu Islands
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


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


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

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 15%
  • 120 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation


To confirm a reservation, payments will be required as follows:

- 15% of invoiced amount due immediately

- Balance is due 120 days prior to travel.


A group reservation cannot be confirmed until the deposit has been received. All deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. To confirm a reservation, deposit payments will be required as follows:

• Booking more than 365 days prior to travel

- 5% of invoiced amount due within 20 days of invoice date

- additional 10% of invoiced amount will be due at 390 days prior to travel (Total 15%)

- additional 15% of invoiced amount will be due at 195 days prior to travel (Total 30%)

- Balance due at 105 days prior to travel (Total 100%)

• Booking within 365 days prior to travel.

- 15% of invoiced amount due immediately

- additional 15% of invoiced amount will be due at 195 days prior to travel (Total 30%)

- Balance due at 105 days prior to travel (Total 100%)

• Booking within 180 days prior to travel.

- 30% of invoiced amount due immediately

- Balance due at 105 days prior to travel.

If deposits and interim payments are not received on time and without adequate consultation, we reserve the right to open up for new bookings the unpaid portion of reservation.


Please note, deposits are non-refundable

Substitution of passengers is permitted. 

Cancellation more than 90 days prior to departure – forfeit non-refundable deposit

Cancellation less than 90 days prior to departure – forfeit 100% of trip fee

If a reservation is cancelled with the 90 days prior to departure, resulting in forfeiture of 100% of trip fee, refund of total paid LESS the initial non-refundable deposit will only apply if we re-book the space with a full paying passenger and the vessel is full. Substitution of passengers is permitted.


Please note, deposits are non-refundable

Transfer of deposit to alternate full boat charter or group reservation dates is allowable without penalty if advised to us in writing more than twelve months prior to departure date (subject to availability).

Cancellation more than 180 days prior to departure date:-

PLEASE NOTE that a total cancellation of a full boat charter or group reservation more than six months prior to departure will result in forfeiture of the non-refundable initial deposit.

If you do not want to be responsible for full payment of unsold spaces, you must give written notification of more than six months (180 days) prior to departure that you are partially releasing unwanted spaces on your full boat charter or group reservation. As long as you retain at least 7 paid spaces, you will still be entitled to one complimentary space. If advice is received of partial release of spaces prior to six months from departure date, deposits held, less a cancellation fee of US$150 per cancelled space, will transfer to the remainder of your reservation. 

Cancellation 180 to 90 days prior to departure date:

Cancellation of any full boat charter or group reservation spaces 180 to 90 days prior to departure date will result in forfeiture of any monies paid.

Cancellation less than 90 days prior to departure date:

Cancellation of full boat charter or group reservation spaces less than 90 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of any monies paid.



MV Oceania is a 27 meter catamaran, newly-built to escort 16 guests around the hidden gems of Papua New Guinea 

This liveaboard will visit Kimbe Bay, Witu Islands and Fathers Reefs out of Walindi Plantation Resort in the Bismarck Sea.

This route will show you a fantastic cross section of what Papua New Guinea (PNG) has to offer. Imagine coral gardens, sea mounts, reef walls, arches and overhanging ledges. The muck diving possibilities are endless and it is common to see dolphins and turtles during your voyage. 

This vessel is fitted with modern navigational and safety equipment, large water and fuel tanks and air-conditioning in all areas of the boat. 


For divers and photographers who want a total PNG dive experience, MV Oceania specialises in combining excellent service and meals with as much bottom time as possible. Non-divers and snorkelers are welcome to join, however this itinerary is very dive focused with no land based breaks. Most dive sites are not suitable for snorkelers due to their depth. 

The cabins have been custom built to include plenty of storage area and make maximum use of the space available. Each comes with individually controlled air-conditioning units and en-suite facilities. The main communal areas are the dining area, dive deck and upper sun deck.

Meals are a blend of Western and Asian cuisines with healthy portion sizes. Seafood, beef, fruit and vegetables are sourced locally. Dietary requests are accommodated wherever possible (advance notice required).

How to Get There

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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Deck Plan


For your safety

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

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Other

PADI® Courses Available

  • Scuba Refresher
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Night Diver

Dive Center Facilities

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

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Camera Station
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Great for families

  • Board Games

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area


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