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Four Seasons Explorer

  • Koror, Palau

    November 2023

    Armando Kraenzlin
Physical Features

Vessel Size: Three decks; length 39 m (128 ft), beam 12 m (39 ft), draught 1.9 m (6.2 ft)

Total Number of Rooms: 11

  • State Rooms: 10; 4 of which are Family State Rooms with an extra sofabed
  • Suites: 1

Boat Builders: Image Marine, Perth, Australia

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Interior Designers:

  • Kathryn Kng, Singapore
  • Cedric Jaccard from Avalon
  • Collective Interior Designers

Design Aesthetic:

  • Casual chic, with cool airy interiors and a luxury laid-back vibe
  • Staterooms are bright and airy, bathed in natural light from large port windows; each has a king-size bed, contemporary teak furnishings and Indian fabrics in calming tones
  • Explorer Suite has a king-size bed, day bed, indoor dining area and walk-in wardrobe; a wall of windows overlooks the suite’s private sundeck with panoramic views over the bow and ocean beyond


  • Cruises the islands of the Republic of Palau with daily embarkation/disembarkation; also available for private charters

On-site Activities:

  • PADI 5-star Dive Centre
  • Favourite Dive Sites:
    • Blue Corner 
    • German Channel 
    • Peleliu Wall 
    • Chandelier Cave 
    • Helmet Wreck 
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  • Snorkelling
  • Favourite Snorkelling Sites:
    • The Jellyfish Lake 
    • Clam City 
    • Nikko Bay
    • Ngedebus Coral Gardens
    • Seahorse Lagoon 
  • Kayaking
  • Stand-up Paddleboard
  • Freediving
  • Fishing
  • Island excursions

Off-site Activities:

  • Rock Island experiences
  • Hiking and waterfalls
  • Bird watching
  • Biking around Peleliu Island

Cultural Exploration

  • Bai (traditional meeting houses)
  • Badrulchau Stone Monoliths
  • Cave paintings of Ulong Island
  • WWII sites
  • Belau National Musuem

Dining Room and Lounges:

  • Cuisine: Regional creations with international influences
  • Indoor Seating: 22
  • Outdoor Seating: 22
  • Designer: Kathryn Kng

Special Experience: Beach picnics

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Spa and Wellness

Spa Philosophy:

  • Natural therapies inspired by local healing principles

Special Facilities:

  • Private treatment area on the upper deck, curtained for privacy yet open to the refreshing the sea air
  • Massages can also be enjoyed at one of the secluded beach locations visited during the cruise
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  • PADI Project AWARE partner
  • Hospitality Apprenticeship Program offers theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to succeed in the hospitality industry
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Special Features
  • Discover the wonders of Palau, one of the world’s last remaining natural frontiers onboard the luxury cruising resort of Four Seasons Explorer; the boat offers unrivalled access to explore Palau’s marine marvels and connect to 4,000 years of culture and traditions
  • Four Seasons Explorer offers the flexibility of daily embarkations and disembarkations, with no minimum stay to accommodate every schedule
  • Boat can be chartered in its entirety for exclusive dive, surf or island-hopping adventures


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