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Ocean Hunter III

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The 29-metre Ocean Hunter III represents 25 years of knowledge in the liveaboard industry and was designed by divers for divers ... especially photographers.  She dives the best of Palau.


"Owners Novat & Tova designed this powerful vessel from the bottom up specifically for exploring the remote corners of Palau and to accommodate the needs of the most discerning divers & photographers."   ...   Dominick Macan

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Vessel & diving details

  • Ocean Hunter III has 8 cabins accommodating a maximum of 16 guests in:
    • 4 deluxe cabins on the lower deck which offer a large living space with king size double bed with single bunk above
    • 2 standard cabins which have queen size beds along with single bunk beds above
    • 2 master staterooms on the upper deck which boast a large living space, extra large double bed, private TV, DVD and Mini Bar, computer/toilette table and a sofa / bed

    All have en-suite facilities as well as air-conditioning.
  • Diving amenities include:
    • most diving is done from a 35 foot rigid hull boat designed specifically for divers
    • there is ample room and dry storage areas
    • nitrox is available
    • nitrox certification is available
    • TRIMIX and rebreather support is available
  • Production support includes:
    • twin generators for high voltage equipment demand.
    • 1.6 tons hydraulic crane offers lifting capacity for most rov's, underwater cameras and mini-subs.
    • enclosed and air conditioned lab for scientific research and film productions.
    • underwater scooter
    • 1200 watt hmi lights to back-light corals, uv filters, caves and wrecks
  • Included on all cruises
    • accommodation & diving
    • meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages
    • compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
    • transfers to and from the boat
  • Extras:
    • airfare
    • nitrox
    • rebreather support
    • alcoholic beverages
    • rental gear

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Smashing choice for tech divers, photographers & film makers

The lounge area offers a stereo and a scientific library, along with an espresso coffee maker, an icemaker and a well-stocked bar so that you can enjoy a drink when the diving day is over.

Between dives, relax in the sun or watch the fabulous sunsets from the Sun Deck on the upper deck. The Sun Deck also has a bar and a Jacuzzi.

The dining room is spacious and comfortable, and there is also a salon area featuring an entertainment centre with LCD TV, DVD, VCR.

There is satellite communication on board for e-mail and telephone.

Ocean Hunter III is designed for professional underwater photography, TV and film production, with a large working area and more than 60 electrical outlets (110 volts and 220 volts). Powerful film and video editing facilities are available.

Nitrox, Trimix and Rebreather support are available, along with Nitrox certification &


Owner Tova Har-el, a chef and cookbook writer,  has designed a menu for Ocean Hunter III with varying international origins - Palauan, Italian, Mediterranean, French and Japanese (with fresh sashimi and sushi), and with a bit of her own style as well.

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24/7 medical hotlines

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