Liveaboard Review

The French Polynesian Master was built in 2016 and has all the amenities you would expect from a world-class liveaboard. It has a length of 42.6 meters and has a cruising speed of 11 knots. The liveaboard can accommodate 26 guests in 13 stunning cabins that are air-conditioned and have ample space. You will also be treated to the best diving experiences in the French Polynesian area. This is an awesome liveaboard for novice and experienced divers alike.

Our Overall Review


Things we like:

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    Many people commended the dive guides on choosing the best dive locations filled with marine life visual beauty
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    Divers said they liked the experience of night diving while feeding grey and white tip sharks
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    Some people noted that it was memorable for them while they were anchored looking up at the night sky
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    The crew and staff was always busy keeping the liveaboard clean and helping guests
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    The food was marvellous and excellently prepared

Things we don't like:

  • check-markSome people felt that the cabins were smaller than they needed to be
  • check-markA couple of divers said they were a big group of divers which took away from the intimacy of the dives

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Diving on the French Polynesian Master in Polynesia 

French Polynesian Master liveaboard

The French Polynesia Master is all you need to have the best time while being surrounded by various sharks. This dive safari adventure will take you to some of the most incredible dive sites like Rangiroa’s Reefs and Channels, North Fakarava Island and the Tuamotu Archipelago. While there you will be exposed to beautiful corals, crustaceans, mollusk, and big and small fish species. All the crew and staff are knowledgeable and treat their guest with the utmost respect while tending to their every need.

Interior and features

The liveaboard can house 26 guests in 13 amazing cabins that have enough storage space for all your belongings. All the cabins have to air-condition and you can have your choice of cabins that situated on three decks. You will be pleased to know that the cabins are fitted with private bathrooms that have hot showers. What makes these cabins more special is the fact that they have 2-pin plugs, reading lights, bedding, portholes, toiletries, and towels.

If you feel like you won’t have anything to while not diving you are sorely mistaken. There are various entertainment options for you to choose from like the lounge area which has a flat-screen TV, comfortable bench seating that is situated near the bar. This makes the French Polynesia Master a great liveaboard. The sun deck is also another favorite among guests with declining loungers and bean bags for extra comfort.

Dive deck on the liveaboard

You can the dive deck on the rear side of the upper deck and there is outdoor seating for those who just want to watch. All the divers will have their stations where they can store their gear like fins and masks. You will also find a camera table as well as a rinse bucket for avid photographers. There are also deck showers hoses for easy rinsing after dives.

Food on the French Polynesian Master

The chef believes that a great experience should not only happen in the water but on the plates as well. This is why you will get three buffet-style meals served everyday and these will include, “Mahi-mahi” (dolphin, swordfish or thazard). You will be served some of the best local Polynesian dishes that will send your taste buds into a frenzy. Moreover, they also serve French dishes that are made from lamb and beef from New Zealand. Snacks are also served throughout the day and to wash it all down adult beverages can be purchased at the bar on the French Polynesia Master.


The French Polynesian Master will take you to an exotic destination all around Polynesia. You will travel to Rangiroa’s Reefs and Channels, North Fakarava Island and the Tuamotu Archipelago where you will find marine life like snappers, napoleon wrasse, hard corals, hammerheads and marbled groupers.

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