Febrina, Papua New Guinea



  • Camera table and charging outlets for photographers
  • Large dive deck for easy access
  • Variety of cuisines served onboard
  • Nitrox available

As arguably one of the best liveaboard dive vessels operating in Papua New Guinea today, the MV FeBrina is a beautiful boutique liveaboard allowing you to experience the spectacular dive spots of Papua New Guinea in comfort.

The M/V FeBrina has 7 air-conditioned en-suite cabins, catering to a maximum of 12 guests. With underwater photographers' needs in mind, the MV FeBrina Liveaboard was designed with a camera table on the dive deck and shelves with 110V and 220V outlets for recharging batteries. The large dive deck gives divers easy access to the crystal clear waters below, with 3 decks onboard giving you plenty of room to relax in-between dives. Guests will enjoy a variety of cuisines onboard, from a continental breakfast served from 5.30 am to a beautiful sit-down dinner served after the night dive. The attentive crew of the MV FeBrina is on hand to assist with any requests, with the dive guides being some of the best in the area.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to visit some of the world's most spectacular dive spots.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Wine with Dinner, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Laundry / Pressing Services.

Required Extras: Environment Tax (54-99 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.

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

  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Full-board Option

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, 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.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Dive deck
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1972
  • Year renovated 2010
  • Length 73 feet
  • Beam 20 feet
  • Top speed 11.5 knots
  • Cruising speed 8.5 knots
  • Engines 2 x Cummins 250hp 1800rpm each
  • Max guests 12
  • Number of cabins 7
  • Number of bathrooms 7
  • Tenders 1 x 18 feet (Fibreglass)
  • Water capacity 12000 ltrs
  • Fuel capacity 8333 ltrs
  • Freshwater maker 750 ltrs per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • 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
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Febrina Reviews

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • 2 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 8.4 Very good
  • cathleen B
  • United States United States
small boat, great diving

reef tops

Recommended for
diving, food, people
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Gabor D
  • Hungary Hungary
Dive guiding at its best

Febrina has a sort of cult status among divers interested in taking pictures of creatures rarely seen. Let me just say that I have the top five photos of my "all time greats" collection after a single trip on Febrina. My camera was guided by Digger who accompanied me one to one during some of the dives fellow divers were not enthusiastic about. Yes, we dove some of the sites more than once, but you are bound to miss something on each dive, so I found this an advantage when planning the best possible photo/video shots. Digger's experience is matched by the enthusiasm of divemaster Jocey creating a lively atmosphere on the boat and in the water. She even has a divesite named after her... Considering the price the boat is OK, the food is fine and divers move in and out of the water using a comfortable platform at the end of the boat, so even the physically challenged feel safe. What you really pay for is the unbelievable variety of species coupled by some of the best guides I ever went under with. Febrina is frequented by returning divers for a reason, and I will join them in the future.

Recommended for
Photo/video opportunities, selection of divesites, knowledge of guides