Chertan, Papua New Guinea

from US$ 291 / day
  • Nitrox available
The Chertan Saloon Captain, Rob van der Loos, Wheelhouse Chertan Standard Base Cabin Dive Chertan

    Discover untouched diving in the pristine waters of Papua New Guinea with MV Chertan. The 20m MV Chertan offers 5 air-conditioned cabins, and caters to only 10 guests, ensuring personal attention on board. The largest cabin located at the bow of the boat is the Double Executive, and has individually controlled AC and an en-suite bathroom. This is perfect for a family with a child, or 3 adults. The two Middle Deluxe Cabins are fitted with 2 single beds, toilet and wash basin, and the Standard Base Cabins located at the stern have two single beds and use of the 2 shared bathrooms and showers. There is an indoor lounge, dining and bar with TV to check out the day’s photos.

    The diving in PNG is undoubtedly the highlight of the trip. Offering everything from rare critters, nudibranchs, pygmy seahorses to big marine life such as dugong, manta rays and whale sharks, diving in the crystal clear waters of up to 50m visibility with the MV Chertan offers something for all levels of divers. The captain and crew of the MV Chertan have more than 30-years experience in PNG, and every trip is a new experience.

    Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to explore this unique area. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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    Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

    Excluded: Flights, Alcoholic beverages, Reef and chamber fees: PGK 25.00 person per day (payable onboard), Single Supplement for Double Executive cabin is 100%

    Book now, pay later:You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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    Boat features

    • Leisure Deck
    • Shaded diving deck
    • Camera Station
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Audio & video entertainment
    • Library
    • Aircon Cabins
    • Sun Deck
    • Indoor Saloon
    • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
    • Warm Water Showers
    • Photography Station
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Separate rinse for u/w camera
    • Camera room with table and charging point
    • Custom built for diving
    • Charging stations

    Food & Drinks

    • Western Food
    • Local Food
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Buffet style
    • Beer available
    • Selection of wines
    • Fine Cuisine
    • Snacks All Day

    If you have specific diet requests you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies. The liveaboard serves great food and you will be hungry after a full day of diving!

    Diving

    • DIN Adaptors
    • Nitrox available
    • Rinse hosts
    • Dive deck
    • Tenders for diving

    The crew speaks English.

    Gear rental

    There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
    You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices

    Rental Gear Prices

    • Nitrox tank:$22 Per Day Unlimited Dives
    • Regulator:$30
    • BCD:$30
    • Dive Computer:$20

    Accommodation

    Boat Specifications

    • Year built:1994
    • Year renovated:2014
    • Length:20
    • Deck area:18
    • Beam:6.2
    • Top speed:7.5
    • Cruising speed:7
    • Max guests:10
    • Number of cabins:5
    • Water capacity:10000
    • Fuel capacity:7000
    • Freshwater maker:1500

    Boat navigation, communication and safety features

    • Radar
    • Depth Sounder
    • GPS
    • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
    • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
    • Emergency Rafts
    • Life Vests
    • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
    • Oxygen
    • First Aid Kits
    • Fishfinder
    • Satellite & mobile phones
    • Bilge pump alarm
    • Search light
    • Crew trained in first aid
    • Emergency flares
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