Oceanic 3 Liveaboard, Philippines


  • Air-conditioned cabins with ionizers which eliminate 99% of viruses in the air
  • All rooms are en-suite with hot & cold water showers
  • Rooms to suit all budgets
  • Free Nitrox for certified divers
  • Explore the stunning Tubbataha Reef from March to June - limited places available

Join the M/V Oceanic 3 Explorer for a fantastic dive liveaboard to the Tubbataha Reefs. Fast becoming known as one of the most diverse areas in the Philippines to dive, and only accessible via liveaboard, Tubbataha is open from March to June and is home to an abundance of marine life, cool critters and different dive sites to explore. The Oceanic 3 has a large dive tender to make getting to and from the dive sites stress-free, and the large dive deck makes kitting up and gear storage easy. Four rinse hoses are on the dive deck and Nitrox is also available free of charge for those certified.

Topside, the Oceanic 3 Explorer caters for up to 20 guests in 10 air-conditioned cabins with ionizers which eliminate 99% of viruses in the air. The deluxe staterooms, 2 standard cabins and 5 economy rooms provide something to suit all budgets. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water showers. Social areas include the modern indoor salon and dining room, an open-air terrace and large partially-shaded sundeck with loungers and jacuzzi. The Oceanic 3 Explorer offers a great space to relax and unwind during your Philippines liveaboard adventure.

To reserve your space aboard the MV Oceanic 3 Explorer, call us or book online today.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Nitrox, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Park, Port and Fuel Fees (270-370 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Private Dive Guide (600 USD), Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses (250-485 USD), Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide (600 USD), Laundry / Pressing Services, WiFi internet.

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.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • 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
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection

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
  • Rebreather Support
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area
  • Free Nitrox

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

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1980
  • Year renovated 2018
  • Length 33 m
  • Deck area 12 sqm
  • Beam 6.5 m
  • Top speed 15 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines Single
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 30 tons
  • Fuel capacity 30 tons

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