The 29m liveaboard, M/V Celebes Explorer, is the only vessel who schedules year round diving cruises to the best sites in Sipadan, Malaysia. Sipadan is home to thousands of species of flora and fauna, many of which are found exclusively here. Celebes Explorer offers 8 basic cabins equipped with private bathroom and spacious wardrobe. Guests may relax in the lounge with mini bar and the spacious, partially covered sun deck with wooden chairs, tables and a beach mattress.
The food served onboard is a mix of Malay and Chinese influences, served buffet style. The MV Celebes Explorer offers guests up to 4 dives per day. Dives are typically relaxing drift dives and remarkable wall dives. A Celebes Explorer sea safari in Malaysia’s Sipadan takes you to places that are best visited via liveaboard. Regarded as one of the world's best dive areas with hundreds of coral gardens, sloping reefs, and unforgettable underwater landscapes, divers are guaranteed to see thousands of vibrant fish and corals.
A Celebes Explorer Malaysia liveaboard diving holiday is a fantastic adventure. Reserve yours today.
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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, All meals
Excluded: Dive and snorkel equiptment rental (full set approx RM 200 per day), Nitrox (USD 17 per fill), Semporna jetty fee (MYR 10.60 per person), Sipadan permit fee - MYR 42.40 per dive day (from August 2018 this will increase to RM 148.40 per dive day), International and Domestic Air tickets, Alcoholic and canned beverages Transfer outside recommended flights (approx USD 150 - car for 5 guests)
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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- Shaded diving deck
- Camera Station
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Separate rinse for u/w camera
- En-Suite bathrooms
Food & Drinks
- Local Food
- Buffet style
- Beer available
- 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!
- DIN Adaptors
- Nitrox available
- Rinse hosts
- Dive deck
- Tenders for diving
The crew speaks English.
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
- Full Equipment:RM 100 per day
- Nitrox tank:RM 53 per fill
- Fins:RM 22 per day
- Wetsuit:Shorty wetsuit RM 27 per day
- Regulator:RM 38 per day
- BCD:RM 38 per day
- Dive Computer:Not available to rent
- Snorkel equipment:RM 27 per day (mask and snorkel)
Drawings & Vessel Layouts
- Year built:2001
- Length:29 meters
- Beam:7.2 meters
- Cruising speed:9 knots
- Engines:2 x 500HP Cummins
- Max guests:16
- Number of cabins:8
- Number of bathrooms:8
- Tenders:dive dinghy
- Water capacity:20'000 liters
- Fuel capacity:6'000 liters
Boat navigation, communication and safety features
- Depth Sounder
- Life Vests