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Sea Hunter

Cabins
10
Length / Width
36 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2010  / 2015
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
NO
Nitrox
FREE

Highlights

  • Gold star dive vessel and support on the fabulous Sea Hunter
  • 20 dive sites, vertical walls, drift diving, pinnacles, blue water dives 
  • Reef sharks, schooling hammerheads, dolphins, mantas
  • Marbled rays, giant moray eels, sailfish, whale sharks
  • Featuring the 'DeepSee' submarine trips - journey into the deep 
  • All dives supported by a dive master
  • Spacious dive deck fully equipped for serious divers and underwater photographers 
  • Two heavy duty fiberglass dive tenders & one rigid bottom inflatable
  • Trimix, nitrox and rebreather service
  • Shore excursions - fresh water pools, river swimming, pirate history, steamy jungle
  • Global diving support vessels for commercial film production

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CONFIRMATION

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 10% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 20% is due 259 days prior to arrival
  • 70% (balance) is due 74 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 1% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 365 days prior to arrival
  • 10% will be charged if you cancel between 365 and 180 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel between 180 and 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Description

The stable and roomy Sea Hunter transports divers to the Golden Triangle with its remote Costa Rican beauty and seas teeming with life

The steel hulled liveaboard Sea Hunter, is a dive liveaboard pioneer vessel in the Cocos Isands, and takes guests on a dive safari 300 miles (550 km) off the mainland of Costa Rica, where the converging nutrient-rich currents attracts a multitude of large Pelagics. Shark Heaven - Divers will see huge groups of Sharks, Mantas and Eagle Rays swirling around in search of the iconic cleaning stations. Undersea Hunter fleet features the 'DeepSee Submersible'  in their boats, it is a custom-built one-atmosphere submarine, capable of carrying a pilot and two passengers to a depth of 1,500 feet (450 meters). She is a flexible, capable and masterfully designed vehicle that can agilely operate throughout her range in comfort and safety.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

A former commercial diving support boat, the 119-foot (36m) liveaboard Sea Hunter is superbly equipped to deliver Dive Safari Adventurers safely and in a stable manner to spectacular dive sites (thanks to zero-speed stabilizers). Completely refitted in 1994 for recreational diving, the Sea Hunter is the perfect way to access the best diving in the Cocos.

The 14 experienced crew members speak English and Spanish. The classic and comfortable rooms accommodate 20 Guests. The 10 rooms are available in the following options: 5 cabins on the Lower Deck are Twin Staterooms with Twin beds, 3 Staterooms on this deck are Double Staterooms with a Queen bed and Upper Twin Bunk.

On the Upper Deck, is Suite 9 which features a Queen-size bed, desk, satellite internet connection, has large ocean view windows and is carpeted throughout. The Cabin also has a luxurious, granite bathroom. Finally, the Owner’s Cabin has a queen-size bed, a spacious floor plan, large windows for the beautiful ocean view, flat screen TV & DVD player, a satellite phone an 110v power sockets for charging equipment. All staterooms are equipped with air-conditioning, hanging lockers, carpeted floors, either a porthole or a picture window and private bathrooms with hot water showers.

Between dives on the liveaboard Sea Hunter, guests will have a variety of onboard entertainment.

The roomy air conditioned Lounge has comfy seating and a range of activities including a library, fish ID books, computer for down loading the latest underwater photos, TV/DVD entertainment system for listening to your favorite music or watching movies and nightly entertainment.

Hang out on the Sundeck and soak up the rays or watch beautiful sunsets, this 1000 square foot area is truly multi-use. The Chefs use this area for sumptuous BBQs with dancing under the stars. Its large open area has actually been designed specifically for landing a helicopter during special expeditions.

For more active guests, go on a land adventure, or go kayaking, fishing or snorkeling.

Although you are visiting a remote Pacific island, the quality of the food does not suffer on the Sea Hunter

Guests will enjoy three filling meals a day. Each is served as a buffet and includes both Costa Rican and Western delights. Some of the more common items include fresh tropical fruit, salads, locally-sourced seafood, chicken, beef and more. Snacks are served between meals to keep energy levels high. Should you get thirsty, two refrigerators in the common area are constantly stocked with soft drinks and local beer.

Most dining takes place in the cozy Dining Room. 4-person booths line the room, close enough for conversation to take place between tables. Occasionally, dinner will be served on the Sun Deck under the stars. The crew has also been known to throw barbecue parties on the open-air bridge. All meals, soft drinks and snacks are included. Wine can be purchased and guests are encouraged to bring their own favorite brand of alcohol. Enjoy!

DeepSee Submersible

You may also be able to experience an incredible dive in the DeepSee Submersible that is housed on board the sister ship MV Argo. Argo must be positioned at Cocos Island at the same time as your cruise. DeepSee accommodates 2 passengers and 1 crew and usually makes two dives per day, the dives are normally at 80 metres and 305 metres (1000 feet). 

Spacious and practical and built for long distance trips, MV Sea Hunter could not be better prepared for the incredible liveaboard dive adventures that Cocos Island has to offer.

HOW TO GET THERE

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Cabins

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Bunk Bed Cabin - Lower Deck - #1, 3 & 6

Bunk bed cabins are located on the lower deck and have two single beds, portholes and private bathrooms with hot water showers. These rooms are carpeted throughout and provide ample storage space with personal hanging lockers, shelves, drawers and hanging hooks and are equipped with 110-volt outlets suitable for your electronic equipment.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Double Queen Bed & Upper Bunk Cabin - Lower Deck - #4, 7 & 8

With one queen size bed and an optional upper twin-size bed, these cabins are located on the lower deck and have portholes and private bathrooms with hot water showers. These rooms are carpeted throughout and provide ample storage space with personal hanging lockers, shelves, drawers and hanging hooks and are equipped with 110-volt outlets suitable for your electronic equipment.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen and 1 Bunk
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin Bed Cabin -Lower Deck - #2 & 5

Twin bed cabins are located on the lower deck and have two single beds, portholes and private bathrooms with hot water showers. These rooms are carpeted throughout and provide ample storage space with personal hanging lockers, shelves, drawers and hanging hooks and are equipped with 110-volt outlets suitable for your electronic equipment.

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Owner's Cabin - Upper Deck

This bright and airy double cabin is located on the upper deck with a large window and a one queen size bed. This room is carpeted throughout and features a luxury bathroom with granite surfaces, ample storage space and a desk and chair. It is equipped with 110-volt outlets suitable for your electronic equipment, a satellite telephone for international calls, a satellite connection to send and receive e-mails and a flat screen TV with DVD player.

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Suite-#9 - Upper Deck

This bright and airy double cabin is located on the upper deck with a large window and a queen size bed. Shelves, drawers and hanging hooks, a desk and chair and a luxury bathroom with granite surfaces. It is equipped with 110-volt outlets suitable for your electronic equipment. The room has large windows and is carpeted throughout and contains a satellite telephone for international calls.

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

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