MV Celebes ExplorerDescription
Dive every day in Sipadan with Celebes Explorer
MV Celebes Explorer is a 99 X 7,2 feet steel yacht operating in the China Sea and offering liveaboard to Sipadan, Mabul and Kapalai Islands. She’s a spacious boat, comfortable and stable on sea.
Hers electronics components of navigation are composed of a GPS, Sounders, as well as radar for navigations of night. The communication is insured by systems of radio VHF. Pharmacy, Oxygen and Medic first aid kit, life jackets, fire extinguishers are available on board.
To choose MV Celebes Explorer, it is the guarantee to dive on Sipadan from Monday to Saturday. The minimum length of the cruise is of 3 days / 3 nights until 7 days / 7 nights. The boarding of the passengers takes place every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, except for the liveaboard from 4 days, boarding is only made on Sundays. The boat returns every Saturday to the pier of Semporna, in the beginning of afternoon. For the disembarkation of the passengers a day other than Saturday, a transfer by speedboat is organized after the breakfast.
She can accommodate 16 passengers under excellent conditions in 8 double or twin share cabins, all with ensuite bathrooms (hot water), centrally air conditioning, wardrobes, towels, twin prong socket 220 volts mains outlet. Six of them are located in the lower deck and two on the middle deck.
On the upper deck, is the wheelhouse at the bow, followed by the staff cabins and the outdoor shaded dining area. At the stern, is the sundeck with plenty of rooms for sun lover.
On the middle deck, one finds two Guest cabins, the kitchen and the huge air conditioning lounge with comfortable sofas, dining tables, Large TV, audio system and mini bar.
At the stern of the deck is the dive deck. It’s a large dive platform. Large buckets with fresh water are here for rinsing cameras, dive computers and torches. MV Celebes Explorer also carries a Nitrox blending system onboard.
A surface cover supervision is done from the dinghy, also used for transfer you back to the boat at the end of the dive. Three or four dives are scheduled every day.
The boat staff is Malay and counts 5 members: 1 captain, 2 deckhands, 1 engineer, 1 Chef.
The Tour Leader and the dive guide is Malay and speak English and Chinese. There are all certified as PADI professionals.
This boat can be chartered for groups, Contact us for inquiry.