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MV Odyssey

Since 1998, Odyssey Expeditions has been operating in the Kimberly, Western Australia. It was initially a family run business, offering personalized service and exceptional diving experience to the lucky customers. You may explore the phenomenal water and natural landscapes at Rowley Shoals. You can enjoy the stunning sights at the Kimberly coast, where it anchors calmly in sheltered water at night so that you have a peaceful sleep at night. The top-notch crew has extensive years of experience in their respective fields. They provide the best service with the utmost care. Get ready for an outstanding experience with a great value of money with the luxurious liveaboard MV Odyssey.

A proper review of
MV Odyssey Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 8.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MV Odyssey Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • MV Odyssey liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020

2 reasons to dive

  • Some divers said they liked the idea of swimming with a dive buddy
  • Many people were happy with the service the crew and staff delivered

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • A couple of divers noted that they lacked in dive site variety
  • Some people were taken back by the limited hot showers

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2018
Max divers 18
Internet Yes (free)
Nitrox Yes (free)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$311$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

Highlights

  • Comfortable stay, luxurious facilities, and safe diving with Odyssey
  • Explore the untouched reefs, colorful corals, and great visibility with numerous fish species
  • Opportunity to swim with whale sharks, hammerheads, and huge mantas
  • Spacious enough to host 20 guests in 10 grand cabins
  • Freshly prepared full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Snacks and plenty of beverages
  • Indulge yourself in the beauty of Rowley Shoals from the large sundeck
  • The sundeck is furnished with cushioned loungers, and deck chairs
  • Safety arrangements
  • Diving tenders to transport on the dive spots
  • A friendly and well-trained crew
  • Plenty of beach excursion where you can enjoy live BBQ

Pictures of MV Odyssey

Description and details

Diving on the MV Odyssey in Australia

 

The 24 meters (approx. 79 feet) custom-built catamaran MV Odyssey offers exclusive diving trips to the exotic dive site Rowley Shoals, Australia. Although, it is not as famous as its cousin site Great Barrier Reef the enthusiastic divers know the worth of diving at this stunning dive site, which is crowded with thousands of tropical fish and offers amazing underwater visibility. The incredible design and utmost facilities ensure the travelers that they would have a stable, comfortable and luxurious trip onboard. The powerful engine makes the boat super quiet and stable to cruise at a normal speed of 10 knots per hour and a top speed of 15 knots per hour. Odyssey is specialized in offering personalized trips to 20 groups of people, which means that you don’t have to wait for your turn for the land excursion. Every individual traveling on Odyssey gets an equal opportunity to participate together and enjoy all the activities.

Boat Interior

Odyssey has the capacity to welcome 20 guests. Due to the lesser number of guests, every individual gets personalized service and the spacious areas offer enough solitude for them. There are 10 cabins, which are categorized into 6 double deluxe cabins and 4 twin bed cabins. All cabins are air-conditioned and have individual storage space and mini-fridge. It swags as the only catamaran of its kind that is well-equipped and features al fresco dining on the stunning upper deck. There is a bar on the deck where you can relax in a comfortable environment while having a drink and enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding.

Deck Area

The spacious dive deck is well-equipped with gear rentals and compressor, that fills the tanks with a super speed between dives. There are 3 tender vessels; Homer, Argos, and Athena. The primary Dhoni 12 meters long Homer, transport the divers to the best dive sites. The decks of the Odyssey are more spacious because of the dhoni tender. Guests can find more space for roaming and socialize on the decks. The sundeck is beautifully designed and offers ample space for the passengers to spend their time here, when not engaged in dives. There are plenty of deck chairs, and sun loungers to enjoy the magnificent views in the fresh sea breeze.

Food and Entertainment

Fresh and delicious food is prepared by the expert chef of Odyssey. A mix of international and local cuisines is presented in a buffet style thrice a day. Whereas, lots of snacks and beverages are available all day long. the cruise director plans day-to-day fun-filled adventurous activities along with land excursion for the divers. however, during the traveling hours, you can enjoy the free entertainment facilities in the indoor salon, which include TV, DVDs, mini-library and access to Wi-Fi.

When to go

There is no specific season to explore the diverse marine life and natural landscapes of Australia. However, specific seasons offer good weather conditions and water temperature for diving. Those seasons are considered as the peak or high season for that region. Less than 200 people get the privilege to experience the amazing dives at Rowley Shoals, Australia.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • MV Odyssey liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020
Boat features
  • Laundry Service
  • Leisure Deck
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Photography Station
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Observation deck

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