20Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship
The 20-guest Orion
is a diving live-aboard used only in the Maldives. Its intimate size is perfect for exploring the archipelago; she is equipped to offer opportunities for multiple dives per day, including night diving. The dhoni (traditional sailboat) and small tender on board makes snorkeling and diving in some of the world’s best atolls instantly accessible.
All staterooms have an ocean view with en suite bathroom and lower beds—two twins that can be moved together into one queen bed. Additional amenities include: a hair dryer, bathrobe, slippers, closet for storage, safe, European-type outlets (two round sockets) at 220 volts, individual air conditioning controls, and complimentary bottled water.
features a single-seating dining room, large open-air deck, lounge, and spa with Jacuzzi. Coffee and tea are available 24 hours a day. Special dietary requests (except Kosher) can be fulfilled with advance notice. The bridge may be visited upon request, contingent upon weather and navigation conditions.
Gross Tonnage: 200
Length: 135 feet
Beam: 36 feet
Draft: 7 feet
Crew Nationality: Sri Lankan/European
Ship’s Registry: Maldives