MV Panunee

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Indonesia Motor Yacht with 0 Comments


Kalimantan Derawan Islands




Panunee Yacht is a 32 metre long, 7.2 metre wide, steel and aluminium motor yacht, capable of 18 knots, offering a leisurely liveaboard scuba diving adventure. The vessel is managed by a professional diver team who realise what it is that divers need. Because comfort and safety are a priority, the cruise is operated by an expert team.

Suite Cabin on board Panunee
Suite Cabin on board Panunee

The boat has a luxurious interior design. Guests will automatically feel at home on board. The eight private cabins and the two suite rooms are located on the main and lower decks. Each room has individually controlled air conditioning and plenty storage space. All facilities are designed for your extreme comfort and convenience. The boat accommodates a maximum of 20 passengers with an additional 10 crew members.

There are two suites, each with ensuite shower and toilet facilities, and 7 Deluxe rooms with shared toilet and shower facilities.

Deluxe Cabin on board Panunee
Deluxe Cabin on board Panunee

The wide sundeck at the front of the boat is furnished with padded sun bed where you can sit with a long refreshing drink and soak in the sun. You will get hospitable service from the professional crews and dive masters to make your vacation one of the greatest in your memory.

Top Deck Sundeck at front of boat
Top Deck Sundeck at front of boat

Each trip is 7 days/6 nights in duration, and offers 5 days of diving with up to 4 dives per day.

2009 departure dates are as follow:

* 01 July
* 08 July
* 15 July
* 22 July
* 29 July
* 05 August
* 12 August
* 19 August
* 26 August
* 02 September
* 09 September
* 23 September

The cruise departs Tarakan Jetty (at the North-East of Kalimantan, not far from the border with Sabah in the South-Eastern corner of the Malaysian part of Borneo), and you will disembark at the same jetty at the end of the cruise.

A sample itinerary is as follows:

Embarkation / Disembarkation : Tarakan Port, Indonesia

Nights on board : 6 nights

Diving days : 5 days

Day 1

Afternoon : Check in and Immigration Process

19.00 hrs : Depart Tarakan port for diving safari

Day 2

Full day diving in Derawan area

Day 3

Full day diving in Maratua area

Day 4

Full day diving in Kakaban area – visit the Jelly Fish lake

Day 5

Full day diving in Sangalaki

Day 6

Full day diving in Derawan area

Day 7

Morning : Check out and transfer to Tarakan airport

Prices based on Deluxe Cabin – min 2 people
Duration Diver/Non Diver 1 Person 2 People 3 People
7 days/ 6 nights Diver – Deluxe Cabin $2,350
7 days/ 6 nights Diver – Suite Cabin $2,550
Prices per person in Australian Dollars and valid to 31 December 2009
The price is inclusive of:

* All meals, snacks, coffee, tea, soft drinks and drinking water
* Tanks, weights, weight belts

Only YOKE Valve regulators are compatible with tanks on board

The price is exclusive of:

* Fuel Surcharge and any other fees – Exact amount shall be confirmed 1 month prior to departure date. The fuel surcharge is based on the the price of diesel fuel at Tarakan pier.
* Entry fee to diving area in Berau (covering Derawan-Sangalaki-Kakaban-Maratua areas) – $US100/person
* Domestic Airfare package including porter service, land transfer and Tarakan port fee – To be advised and confirmed within 1 month before opening season
* Rental Equipment – See Appendix
* Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in can such as a can of Coke, Pepsi, etc
* Diving Insurance
* Land Transfer + Porter service + Tarakan Port fee between Tarakan airport and the pier = $US50/person or between Tarakan Ferry pier and the pier = $US30/person
* Nitrox Fill – $US8 per tank, or $US25 per day (4 tanks)

Rental equipment is available on board

Full set (BCD, Regulator, Mask, Snorkel and Fins) $US40 per day

BCD $US10 per day

Regulator (Yoke Valve only), Gauge, Octopus $US10 per day (full set)

Mask+Snorkel+Fins $US10 per day (full set)

Wetsuit $US10 per day


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