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Oceanic Explorer

Cabins
10
Length / Width
39 m / 8 m
Year built
1979 
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Best of Tubbataha in the Sulu Sea and Apo Reef & Coron
  • Historic wrecks and roller-coaster drift dives
  • Migrating whale sharks and record numbers of nudibranch species
  • Amazing and untouched islands, be the only divers for miles around
  • Large dive deck and 50 sqm. of social space 
  • Multilingual dive staff and experienced crew 

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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

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 180 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 30% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 30 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival

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Description

M/V Oceanic Explorer is a full service dive cruiser with spacious, air conditioned cabins that combines some of the best wreck diving on earth with staggering natural underwater beauty.

Dive the crystal clear waters of the Philippines in comfort and with ease.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The M/V Oceanic Explorer is the fastest boat of the Expedition fleet, with air conditioning, carpeted interiors and plenty of space for every guest to be comfortable. The 10 cabins are spread over 3 decks with a choice of Deluxe, Standard, Premium Economy and Economy cabins with ensuite toilet, shower facilities and 4 open-rinse showers on deck.

Social areas include 50 sq.m. open bar area on the upper deck, a cozy living room with a TV, DVD player and sound system, stereo, well-stocked bar, library of books, magazines, tapes and the dining area.

The crew is experienced and the boat features all the latest navigation and diving technologies. The dive deck area is large, so you’ll have plenty of room to gear up & store your belongings. Plus, the mother ship is assisted by 2 diving tenders.

Enjoy superb food, large comfortable rooms, experienced crew and dive guides, great service, free nitrox, unlimited juice and fresh water. Special dietary requirements are catered to with advance notice.

It is a fantastic option for those looking for a budget-friendly liveaboard.

How to Get There

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Cabins

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DeLuxe Twin Cabin

DeLuxe Twin Cabins with 2 Single Beds (36" x 76"), one is located on top of the boat with direct access to the dining area, the other two are at the center of the boat. All DeLuxe Rooms are ensuite with toilet and bath and have their own charging station. The latest version of the cabin photos are not available at the moment

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  No
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Standard Twin Cabins

The Standard Twin Cabins have 2 Single Beds (36" x 76") and are located at the center of the boat All Standard Rooms are ensuite with toilet and bath and have their own charging station. The latest version of the cabin photos are not available at the moment

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  No
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Economy Twin Bank Beds Cabins

The Economy Twin Bank Beds Cabins have 2 single beds bunk type : 36" x 76". These rooms are located at the base of the boat. The rooms have their own charging station with private toilet and bath located outside. The latest version of the cabin photos are not available at the moment

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  No
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Premium Economy Triple Cabin

The Premium Economy Triple Cabin have 3 single beds (36" x 76") and is located at the base of the boat. It has its own charging station with its private toilet and bath located outside. The latest version of the cabin photos are not available at the moment

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  3 Single Beds
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  No

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Camera Room
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Open-Back Fins Available
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Food & drink

  • Food Served At The Table
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Corking Fee For Bringing Your Own Alcohol
  • Halal Food
  • Gluten Free Food
  • Kosher Food

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