Nirvana Liveaboard

Nirvana, luxury liveaboard in the Philippines
Nirvana, luxury liveaboard in the Philippines
Nirvana, luxury liveaboard in the Philippines
Nirvana, luxury liveaboard in the Philippines

Destination: Philippines

Tubbataha (6 Nights) | From $659++/night

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The Nirvana is a brand-new 131-feet (40m) luxury liveaboard in the Philippines, taking divers to explore the beauty of Tubbataha Reefs National Park.

She caters up to 24 divers in 12 spacious cabins. You'll find an extensive range of great amenities aboard, including a spacious sun deck with a jacuzzi, an 'Al-Fresco' Bar and more. Divers could rest assured that their needs will be will taken care of with the Nirvana's well-equipped spacious dive deck, nitrox, camera room, and professional dive staff.

 

Why You'll Like the Nirvana Liveaboard

  •  Nitrox available
  • State of the art camera room
  • Spacious cabins and common areas 
  • Extensive array of on-deck recreational facilities and aqua-sport equipment
  • Panoramic windows in the Main Deck & Upper Deck cabins
 

 

Dive Overview

The Nirvana offers 4 to 5 dives a day in their Tubbataha itinerary, including wreck dives and wall dives. Tubbataha Reefs National Park in the Sulu Sea, Philippines, right within the northern apex of the Coral Triangle. This protected marine area is home to pristine corals and a staggering amount of marine life. 

The diving season for Tubataha is from mid-March to mid-June.

Learn more: Diving in Tubbataha


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Cabin INformation

Types of Cabins, Amenities, and Photos

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nirvana Accommodation Overview

Nirvana has 12 spacious and air-conditioned guest cabins all with ensuite bathrooms, in-room storage, folding desks and tuffets, safety deposit boxes, a 1 x 32" TV and a Bluetooth connection entertainment system.

  • Upper Deck Cabins: 2 Upper Deck Suites (approx 13 sq.m) with large panoramic windows and beds that can be configured as double or twin.
  • Main Deck Cabins: 4 Main Deck Cabins (approx. 13.6 sq.m) with large vertical  windows, and double or twin beds 
  • Lower Deck Cabins: 6 Lower Deck Cabins (approx 11.8 sq.m) with double or twin beds, side tables and storage

 

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Upper Deck Cabin and Bathroom

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Main Deck Cabin and Bathroom

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Lower Deck Cabin

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General Facilities

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Al Fresco Bar on the Top Deck

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Sun deck and jacuzzi on the Upper Deck

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Dive Deck on the Main Deck

Nirvana Boat Features

  • Air-conditioned salon with a fully equipped media center
  • "Al-Fresco bar" and restaurant with state of the art coffee vending machine and wine cooler on the Top Deck
  • Air-conditioned dining and briefing area for 30 people on the Main Deck
  • A chilling lounge and open sun deck lounge with a jacuzzi on the Upper Deck
  • State of the art camera room with several charging stations, counter space, shelves and drawers, an onboard computer with media center and plasma screens.

 

nirvana Dive Facilities

  • Large shaded dive deck
  • Individual preparation lockers 
  • Dive-Masters preparation area
  • Scuba and Nitrox filling stations
  • Fresh water tanks
  • Rain drop and hand held showers
  • Camera rooms with storage and charging points
  • Wetsuit storage area
  • Air-conditioned compressor room
 

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Food & Drinks on the nirvana

  • Accomodations include breakfast, lunch and dinner freshly prepared every day.
  • They also serve all-day tea, coffee, water & soft drinks.
  • Alcoholic beverages such as house wine and beer are also included.
  • Snacks are prepared and served on regular intervals throughout the day.

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Schedule & Rates

Nirvana March-June 2020 Schedule & Rates

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March - June 2020 Schedule & RATES

All prices shown are per person in USD based on double cabin occupancy. For groups of 10 paying customers, one goes free.

Lower Deck CabinsMain Deck CabinsUpper Deck Suite
3,9504,2504,550

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Inclusions

  • All meals, snacks, coffee, tea, water, soft, drinks, house wine and beer.
  • Unlimited diving: 4 to 5 dives per day 
  • Marine Park/Port Fees of 150 USD
  • Transfers/pickup from the airport or (local) hotel

 

EXCLUSIONS  

  • Hard liquor, cocktails and premium wine bottles

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Important Note

All prices shown are per person in USD based on double occupancy.

 

Other Dates & Availability

For more information on other departure dates that are not listed above and on availability email us at info@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us at +1-310-915-6677 and we will gladly help you plan your dream dive vacation!

 

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Dive Information & Destinations

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Tubbataha Reef National Park

  • Departure Port: Puerto Princessa
  • Return Port: Puerto Princessa
  • Length of the Trip: 7 Days 6 Nights
  • Experience Level: Advanced Open Water Certified
  • Number of dives: 4 - 5 dives per day
  • The Guide will pick you up from the airport or your hotel and bring you to the Nirvana, where after a brief welcome and safety briefing, you will be assigned cabins. Departure from port is at 2:00 pm.
  • Diving Tubbataha Reefs National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is on almost every divers bucket list and rightfully so. Located in the Sulu Sea, and about half a day s boat ride from any major town, it is one of Asia’s best diving spots. Tubbataha Reef is made of two coral Atolls-The North Atoll and the South Atoll.
  • With over 600 species of fish and 300 species of corals, nesting turtles, dozen species of sharks and dolphins, it offers a vastly biodiverse diving experience!
  • The dive sites visited on this trip include and are not limited to the Malayan wreck, Wall Street, Amos Rock, Shark Airport, Washing Machine and Sea Fan Alley.
  • On the South Atoll, we will visit Stag Horn Point, South West Wall, Triggerfish City, Delsan Wreck and Black Rock.
  • On the way back we will dive the famous Jessie Beazley Reef located north-west of the North Atoll. Disembarkment of the vessel on Day 7 would be by 11:00 am at the latest. 
  • Marine Life: Nurse sharks, white tip, black tip, and grey reef sharks can be seen patrolling these waters in large numbers. Manta rays eagle rays can be seen closer to the surface along with endangered green turtles and hawksbill turtles. Giant trevallies, red snappers, groupers, barracudas and Spanish mackerel and other large fish are also seen in the reefs of Tubbataha. Pygmy horses, small reef fish, and anemonefish often hide in the giant gorgonian fan corals and other hard and soft corals.
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Boat Specifications

  • Length overall: 28m (92 feet)
  • Beam: 6m (20 feet)
  • Draft: 2.2m (7.2 feet)
  • Cruising Speed: 9 knots
  • Nitrox: Nuvair Membrane and LP comp
  • Fuel tanks: 7 tons
  • Water Tanks: 3 tons
  • Water Capacity:  300 liters/hour
  • Engine: Doosan 260 HP
  • Generator: 60 Kw, 40 Kw Mitsubishi and 20 Kw Isuzu
  • Compressor: 2 X Poseidon PE200 + Nitrox system AANX 400-36
  • Diving Tanks: 24 aluminum 80 cc cylinders and 8 steel tanks of 12 liters
  • Tenders: 4.85m RIBS with 40 HP Yamaha Enduro engines
  • Navigation Equipment: Simrad Radar, Garmin GPS-Plotter Navionics, VHF and SSB radio

 

Practical Information

  • Time Zone: UTC+8 and UTC+9
  • Local Currency: IDR (Indonesian Rupiah)
  • Language Spoken: English & Indonesian
  • Electricity: 220V/50Hz
  • Payment Onboard: Cash (IDR, EUR, USD)

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Call us today at +1-310-915-6677 or email us info@bluewaterdivetravel.com

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