Liveaboard Review

MV Reef Prince - Review 2023

The ultra-modern steel-hulled liveaboard MV Reef Prince was built in the year 1995 and has a multi-million-dollar refurbishment in 2019. It is a part of Kimberley Cruises, who are well-acclaimed for offering ultimate itineraries with small cruise and matchless services. The expedition vessel focuses on providing exclusive trips to the best destinations in a distinct way. A perfect choice for budget-oriented travelers, as you will find the services, comfort, and performance aligning well with the value of money. Reef Prince is much more than a luxurious yacht that gives an opportunity to enjoy a memorable trip to the discerning vacationer.

Our Overall Review


Things we like:

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    Some people stated that the land excursions exposed them to wonderful wild life
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    Divers claimed that the reef was in great condition filled with plenty of marine life
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    A couple of people noted the rock paintings was extraordinary on the islands
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    The food on the liveaboard catered to different pallets and there was enough for everyone
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    A lot of people mentioned that they would return in the future
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    The hot water was a great bonus and made everything more enjoyable

Things we don't like:

  • check-markSome people stated that they would have preferred a shorter trip

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Diving on the MV Reef Prince in Australia

The 38 meters (approx. 125 feet) twin-hulled vessel is a perfect combo of classic design and ultra-modern technologies. It is renovated from every inch to square with huge spending of multi-million dollars so that the guests can have a luxurious and comfortable journey with Reef Prince without compromising on the performance. The 2 powerful Mercedes diesel engines make the vessel super silent and stable enough to cruise at a speed of 10 knots per hour. The crew of 10-member treat and spoil the guests with the utmost care and personalized service. Traveling with the smart sailing beauty, you will get an opportunity to explore the amazing itineraries like Silicon Beach, King Cascades, and King George Falls. If you are an enthusiastic diver, then 6-day Rowley Shoals or 11-day Coastal cruise are the best options. You may enjoy the warm water and diverse marine life with amazing visibility.

Boat Interior – a combo of classic design with modern facilities

The magnificent catamaran is well-designed and well-furnished. It has the capacity to welcome 36 guests in 18 ultra-modern staterooms. The cabins are classified into four types to offer a choice of accommodation that suits different budgeted travelers. The cabins are featuring an en-suite bathroom, TV, storage space, and mini-fridge. Reef Prince is a centrally air-conditioned catamaran with enough communal areas like an indoor lounge, dining room and sundeck.

Deck Area

The dive deck of Reef Prince liveaboard is designed to facilitate the guests for all types of diving. The compact diving platform can be manually lowered to reach the sea level. It makes diving more comfortable and easier. Non-divers can spend their time kayaking or fishing in the crystal-clear water. There is a large sundeck with a partially shaded area, which is fully equipped with sun loungers and deck chairs. Guests can socialize and have a good chat with fellow divers in the astonishing views and fresh sea breeze.

Food and Entertainment

Day to day fun-filled adventurous activities are organized by the cruise director, which includes snorkeling, fishing, beach excursions, bushwalking, and turtle spotting. You can also spend your time engaging in the in-house entertainment activities like watching a movie on large screen TV, slideshow of you dive, a/v entertainment and free internet access (if in range). The expert chef along with his team are ready to bring a scrumptious surprising menu every time. Full board meals are a part of your trip and served in a buffet style. Multiple snacks and beverages are available all day long. Guests with food allergies and special medication are catered with their preferences.

When to go

The ultimate Reef Prince catamaran offers its dive cruise service all year round to the best dive destination of Australia. You can also book it as a private charter along with a variety of additional services to fulfill your needs on a special occasion. Explore the fascinating views of the pristine landscapes with a stunning liveaboard.

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