Palau Underwater Photography Liveaboard Trip
April 8 – 15, 2025
from $4090 USD
Join our 7-night Liveaboard UW photo dive trip on the Black Pearl Explorer , April 8 – 15, 2025!
Diving in Palau is an experience like no other. Nestled in the western Pacific Ocean, Palau is renowned for its pristine coral reefs, vibrant marine life, and crystal-clear waters. From exploring iconic dive sites like Blue Corner and German Channel to encountering majestic marine giants like reef sharks and manta rays, every dive in Palau is a thrilling adventure.
Dive enthusiasts can also explore World War II wrecks, discover hidden underwater caves, and witness the unique phenomenon of the Jellyfish Lake. With its rich marine biodiversity, diverse dive sites, and stunning underwater landscapes, Palau is truly a diver's paradise waiting to be explored.
The Annual Snapper Spawning Event
The annual snapper spawning event in Palau is a mesmerizing spectacle that draws divers from around the world. During the months of March and April, thousands of snapper fish gather in Palau's waters to reproduce in synchronized harmony. This breathtaking phenomenon is characterized by swirling clouds of silvery bodies against the backdrop of the coral reef, as male and female snappers release clouds of sperm and eggs into the water. Witnessing this awe-inspiring display of nature's beauty and resilience is a truly unforgettable experience for divers exploring the waters of Palau.
About the liveaboard - Black Pearl Explorer
At 46 meters (153 feet) in length, the M/Y Black Pearl Explorer is spacious and sophisticated with state-of-the-art amenities.
Accommodating up to 24 divers, this luxury vessel has 12 staterooms split into two Master Seaview Staterooms (13 and 14), and four main deck deluxe ocean view staterooms (9,10,11, and 12), and five lower deck standard cabins (1,2,3,4,5 and 6). All cabins have an ocean view, some with large windows, some with portholes. As well, all cabins feature air conditioning, LED TV, in-room entertainment, high-quality linens, pillows and towels.
Ran mor will be your trip leader and accomplished underwater photographer. Merging his dual passions, he has curated a unique experience for our guests. Ran is dedicated to sharing his expertise, assisting others in capturing extraordinary images, and leveraging photography as a catalyst for conservation.
Throughout the trip, Ran will conduct an engaging underwater photography workshop, guiding you to optimize your gear for exceptional results. With extensive experience, including his time with Mozaik underwater cameras, Ran possesses comprehensive knowledge of various underwater camera gear in the market. Join us on this adventure, where Ran's insights will elevate your underwater photography skills and deepen your connection with the mesmerizing world beneath the waves.