Saudi Explorer, Saudi Arabia

  • from $ 200 / day
  • Nitrox available Extra Flexible Booking


  • Itineraries to Farasan Banks and Seven Sisters Reef
  • Hot Tub onboard
  • Large sun deck area

Saudi Explorer liveaboard is one of the few diving liveaboards operating along the Saudi Arabian Red Sea coast. Built in 2019 and accommodating a maximum of 20 guests in 10 double cabins, all with en-suite facilities and air conditioning. Bed types can be either double or twin style and all cabins are located on the main or upper decks offering views outside. There is an indoor saloon area for dining and relaxing along with a TV and bar. The sun deck is spacious and has comfortable seating and space to soak up the Saudi Arabian sunshine. On the main deck you’ll find a large dive deck area where divers can store their dive gear and get ready for entering the water at dive sites.

The Red Sea offers divers many opportunities to visit amazing dive spots and the Saudi Explorer dive liveaboard covers the top dive hotspots in up and coming Saudi Arabia. These include itineraries that visit the reefs of Yanbu, Seven Sisters Reef, Rabigh & Farasan Island (Farasan Banks). The reefs and marine life of Saudi Arabia are truly amazing and with fewer liveaboards operating here, it’s easy to avoid the crowds.

Book your next Saudi Red Sea dive trip online or call our team today to book your space on the Saudi Explorer liveaboard.

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Included: VAT, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Night Dives, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Port Fees (150 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, National Park Fees, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear.

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

  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Al Fresco Dining

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
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • 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

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2019
  • Length 34 meters
  • Beam 7.8 meters
  • Top speed 11 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 2 Man Marine 600HP
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 11
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 30 tons
  • Fuel capacity 50 tons
  • Freshwater maker 2 x 1 ton/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
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares
Origin: US