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Solitude World Fleet Launches New Liveaboard, Solitude Gaia
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, January 23, 2024 @ 08:00 AM (EST)

Our friends at Solitude Liveaboards and Resorts have unveiled the latest addition to their fleet—Solitude Gaia. The scuba diving liveaboard will head to the Philippines’ spectacular Tubbataha Reef Marine Park between March and July, before undertaking annual expeditions in Palau from September.

The vessel can accommodate up to 18 guests in nine cabins, including “ocean-view staterooms, verandahs, lower deck interiors, and main deck accommodations.” While the press release below doesn’t specify, you can expect great facilities for underwater photographers, such as a well-equipped camera room and big camera rinse tanks, as found on Solitude One and Solitude Adventurer.

Read the press release below and check out their special launch offers.


Solitude Gaia: Redefining Liveaboard Adventures

Solitude Gaia, the newest addition to the esteemed Solitude World Fleet, epitomises the unparalleled hospitality that defines Solitude Liveaboards and Resorts—an authentic experience cherished by all. As we embark on this thrilling journey with Solitude Gaia, our commitment remains steadfast to maintaining the exceptional standards of guest care celebrated over the years.

Solitude Gaia, the scuba diving liveaboard, establishes a new standard for maritime adventure by seamlessly blending sophistication, exploration, and environmental consciousness on the high seas.

In homage to Gaia, the Greek Earth goddess, Solitude Gaia embodies a profound commitment to connecting individuals with the ocean’s wonders while advocating for environmental stewardship. Beyond being a mere liveaboard, it offers an immersive experience where refined comfort merges with the spirit of exploration.

In 2024, Solitude Liveaboards and Resorts enter a transformative era. To mark this momentous period, we proudly introduce Solitude Gaia. Having first graced the waters in mid-2023, this exceptional vessel is set to redefine adventure and experience, signifying the onset of an extraordinary odyssey for maritime enthusiasts.

Debuting for its inaugural liveaboard cruises in 2024, Solitude Gaia beckons adventurers to “Uncover the Depths of Refined Adventure.” Beginning its journey from March to July in Tubbataha, The Philippines, for a limited season, followed by annual expeditions in Palau from September onwards, the vessel promises an unforgettable voyage.

To celebrate the launch of Solitude Gaia, bookings are now open for 2024 voyages. All reservations made until June 1, 2024, qualify for our introductory promotional offers:

  • A 10% reduction on the booking price OR
  • For every group of 5 paying divers, an additional diver at no cost* (*Applied to the lowest-priced cruise package). This offer is valid for all Solitude Gaia cruises until June 5, 2025.

Key Features of Solitude Gaia:

  • Harmonious Fusion of Comfort and Adventure: Equipped with a robust steel hull and aluminium superstructure, Solitude Gaia ensures a serene journey without compromising on comfort.
  • Meticulously Designed Cabins: Featuring nine cabins, including ocean-view staterooms, verandahs, lower deck interiors, and main deck accommodations, Solitude Gaia provides a tranquil haven for up to 18 guests.
  • The Solitude Service: Delivering impeccable service, a diverse range of water sports, and environmentally conscious practices, crafting a distinctive and unparalleled experience for guests aboard Solitude Gaia.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Deliberately balancing service quality and environmental impact through conscientious decision-making.
  • Dive into Gaia’s Realm: Embark on scuba diving adventures, explore vibrant coral reefs, and witness exotic marine life while fostering a profound respect for nature's wonders.

Solitude Gaia represents more than a liveaboard; it extends an invitation to embark on a transformative journey where discreet elegance, adventure, and environmental mindfulness converge.

For inquiries and bookings, please contact us at emailsus@solitude.world.

About Solitude Gaia: Solitude Gaia is a scuba diving liveaboard dedicated to delivering extraordinary experiences that connect individuals with the ocean’s splendours while promoting environmental responsibility. With comfort, adventure, and sustainability as its cornerstones, Solitude Gaia offers a remarkable voyage beneath the waves, inviting travellers to explore and safeguard the marine ecosystem.

Upcoming Expedition for a Limited Season: Tubbataha, The Philippines, March 2023–July 2024

Official Launch in Palau: Annual Expeditions Commencing September 2024




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