Princess Haleema Liveaboard, Maldives
PRINCESS HALEEMA;ULTIMATE LUXURY AND SPECTACULAR ENTOURAGE.
Our 36-meter liveaboard was built in 2006 and modernized in 2011. The world-class yacht is tastefully finished with cool and clean white surfaces alternated by warm and cosy wooden interior elements. We schedule premium cruises for 22 passengers to the Central Atolls, North and South Male and the Southern Atolls of the Maldives. We offer you the chance to explore this magnificent archipelago below and above water in style and comfort. The length of your cruise may vary between 8 and 11 days.
Princess Haleema SCHEDULE
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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals
Excluded: Green Tax (USD42 p.p. per 7 nights/ USD 60 p.pl per 10 nights), Crew tips: (recommended USD 60 p.p. per 7 nights/ USD 80 p.pl per 10 nights), Alcoholic &Non-alcoholic drinks, Onboard merchandise/souvenirs
On board we have 11 private cabins to choose from. All have en-suite bathrooms and toilets, airco and quality matrasses and bedding. 9 standard cabins are situated on the lower deck. These quarters have porthole windows and a double or twin layout. 2 Deluxe suites on the upper deck have a king size bed or two single beds. They are more spacious and have large sea view windows and a whirlpool bath. These beautiful cabins are often rented as honeymoon suites.
12 highly trained crewmembers will make your dream holiday come true. The accommodation, catering, diving facilities and leisure opportunities are of unmatched quality. On the main deck, you can lounge in the elegant salon with a bar and restaurant area, multimedia entertainment and a library. There are 3 separate outdoor areas for al fresco wining and dining, sunbathing or a catnap under the awning. The ship has a sauna, a steam cabin and a double jacuzzi for your ultimate relaxation. Wi-Fi internet is available on board.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served as mouthwatering buffets. Our chefs want you to enjoy delicious international plates and freshly caught delicacies from the ocean. Vegetarian choices are always presented and special diets can be catered for with prior notice. There is a well-stocked bar with experienced personnel to serve and mix your favourite drinks.
Diving activities on the Princess Haleema start from a separate 18-meter dive dhoni. This way the mothership stays clear of noisy and wet diving equipment. All amenities including nitrox, fresh water showers and rinse containers are present for our scuba enthusiasts. Courses and a rental shop are available. The clear and warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean are ready for your exploration and appreciation. We offer a great array of optional leisure activities such as snorkelling, surfing, (night-) fishing, land excursions and beach barbecues.
These are example itineraries to give you an indication of the liveaboard cruises. The final cruise might be different due to weather, sea conditions and/or guest experience. The final call is always with the boat manager and the captain of the liveaboard. This to ensure your safety as well as to give you a dive holiday never to forget.
- Departure Port: LABUHAN BAJO, FLORES
- Return Port: LABUHAN BAJO, FLORES
- Length: 6 Days / 5 Nights (Approximately 20 dives in total)
- Experience level: Open Water – No minimum logged dives required.
Day 1: Flight Bali – LBJ. Welcome aboard MOANA, waiting for you in the harbour of Labuhan Bajo/Flores. After a refreshing welcome drink, the journey begins at ca. 10 o’clock in the morning. Now it’s time for a short introduction to the facilities of our vessel, the diving operation and the tour program. Check-out dive: 1 SABALON or SEBAYUR. 2 SEBAYUR for night dive. Enjoy your first dinner and night on Moana.
Day 2: Small breakfast. Morning dive: 3 CRYSTAL ROCK. After second breakfast depart for dive nr. 4 CASTLE ROCK. The rock is packed with bronze and rust colored sponges and soft tree corals. You can see black snappers, large cuttlefish, pyramid butterfly fish, and red octopuses. Later in the afternoon we climb the local summit and enjoy a splendid panorama over the moon-shape islands of the Komodo Archipelago and the mainland of Flores. Afternoon dive at 5 LIGHT HOUSE in the north of Komodo. 6 GILI LAWA DARAT BAY as night dive.
Day 3: Morning dive: 7 TATAWA KECIL. 11 o’clock dive: 8 TATAWA BESAR. Thousands of fish of every colour and shape are here including regal angelfish, checkerboard wrasse and masked unicorn fish, against a beautiful backdrop of acripora corals, gorgonian fans and sponges. In the afternoon we dive: 9 MOANA‘s MANTA POINT and 10 SIABA BESAR as night dive.
Day 4: This morning we dive at our favorite spot: 11 CURRENT CITY (Batu Bolong). While enjoying a wonderful breakfast, we sail towards Rinca, relax and enjoy great views, let our crew pampering you while spotting dolphins, reading or sun bathing. 12 PULAU TENGAH (Little Batu Bolong) our new secret hot spot! In the afternoon you are able to enjoy the 1 hour “Dragon walk” to see the last representatives of the Jurassic Park on earth, the infamous Komodo Dragon.
Day 5: After breakfast we have time to move Moana back to Labuhan Bajo. At ca. 10 o’clock in the morning you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport where your airplane to Bali is waiting for you.
Marine Life: Soft corals, gorgonians, pygmy seahorses, turtles, Manta Rays, amazing muck diving, wobbegongs, crocodile-fish, toadfish, frogfish and so much more!
- Year built: 2006
- Year Renovated: 2011
- Length: 36 meters
- Beam: 10 meters
- Top speed: 14 knots
- Cruising speed: 10 knots
- Engines: Volvo 380 HP
- Max guests: 22
- Number of cabins: 11
- Number of bathrooms: 11
- Tenders: 1 Dhoni + tender Yamaha 25hp
- Freshwater maker: 4 tons/days
- Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
- Emergency Rafts
- Life Vests
- Fire Alarm &Fire Extinguishers
- First Aid Kits
- Satellite &mobile phones
- Crew trained in first aid