The gorgeous sailing beauty MV Palau Aggressor II is a prominent member of the Aggressor fleet, who are renowned for their quality service onboard and in water. She has been cruising with the sistership Palau Rock Island Aggressor for almost 23 years. In these successful cruising years, it has safely transported enthusiastic divers to Palau’s famous mushroom-shaped rock islands. The outstanding accommodation with phenomenal service from the top-notch crew has made it amongst the best liveaboards of its kind. Accept the challenge to face the strong currents in the vigorous water with an ultimate liveaboard Palau Aggressor II.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
Divers said they got to see manta, baby sharks and other marine life
Some people were happy with spacious cabins and deck areas
The food was delicious and well prepared
Things we don't like:
Divers said that the dive locations were crowded
A couple of people noted some of the cabins near the engine room is noisy
Diving on the MV Palau Aggressor II in Micronesia
MV Palau Aggressor II
The 32 meters (approx. 106 feet) exclusive liveaboard was custom-built to offer a cruise to the ardent divers with utmost comfort, safety, and luxurious facilities. it was built in 1994 and was completely refurbished in 2014 from interior to exterior. The powerful engines make the boat stable enough to cruise at a speed of 10 knots per hour. The main attractions with the world-class liveaboard include wreck diving at World War II wrecks, blue holes, ancient caves, coral walls, shark-infested channels, schools of pyramid butterflyfish, unicornfish, plenty of reef sharks and lots of tropical fishes.
The world-class friendly and vigilant crew of 6 is always on hand to ensure that the 18 travelers of Palau Aggressor II get maximum comfort and satisfaction during their journey onboard. MV Palau Aggressor II offers 9 opulent cabins, which are well-equipped and have an epitome interior, which not only appeals to the guests but also has everything that is required to have the best cruise vacation. Cabins are categorized into deluxe stateroom, which has a queen bed with a single bunk bed and the others are double staterooms, which offer a lower double bed with an upper bunk bed. Each cabin offers a private bathroom with basin and shower, storage and air-con with individual climate control.
The spacious dive deck of the stylish vessel Palau Aggressor II is big enough to facilitate every diver on board. There is a camera table with lots of charging points to charge the gadgets and personal storage boxes for gear. The rinsing tank with faucets allows the diver to rinse and maintain their equipment after dive. The hanging area allows hanging the wetsuits and the get freshwater shower next to that area. The alluring liveaboard offers a partially shaded sundeck, which offers pleasant seating arrangement for the guests to enjoy their leisure time in the fresh sea breeze and astonishing views of the surrounding.
Food Served onboard
The food is freshly prepared by the expert chef of Palau Aggressor. The food is cooked to perfection in a clean and hygienic environment. You can enjoy a wide range of seafood with International and local delicacies presented in buffet with plenty of snacks and beverages available throughout the day. guests having special dietary requirements or food allergies are also served at prior notice.
When to go
Palau is a year-round destination and offers something to excite the diver in every season. The exclusive dive site German Channel has lots of resident Manta Rays, especially during the mating season. Although, December to March, the guests of Palau Aggressor II may get an opportunity to see around 20 – 30 manta and eagle rays. Those who wish to swim with the friendly turtles should go from April to July. February and March are best known for the presence of Moorish Idols, Unicorn Fish and numerous species of Butterfly Fish.