Saudi Pioneer, Saudi Arabia


  • Built in 2023
  • Hot tub on board
  • Unlimited daily dives

The Saudi Pioneer is a 40-meter/131-feet-long liveaboard that takes 23 guests in 11 cabins on diving safaris in the Red Sea. On the upper deck, there is 1 cabin with twin beds; on the middle deck, there are 2 cabins with twin beds and 1 cabin with a double bed. On the lower deck, there are 6 cabins with twin beds and 1 cabin with a double bed. All cabins have private bathrooms and independently controlled air conditioning.

The Saudi Pioneer's indoor common areas include the TV room on the upper deck and the dining room on the middle deck. The outdoor common areas include the partially shaded upper deck, its relaxation area, and the outdoor bar with seating. On the middle deck is the diving area, with tank stations and personal equipment, a photography and video equipment counter, and stations with electrical outlets for recharging.

The Saudi Pioneer’s itineraries span the stunning Farasan Banks, the southern region around Farasan, the enchanting Farasan Qumais Islands, the renowned Yanbu with 'Seven Reefs,' and the pristine 'Five Sisters.' There is no limit on the number of daily dives, depending on boat logistics, travel times, and weather conditions.

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

Required Extras: Dive Insurance, Fuel Surcharge, Gratuities, Port Fees.

Optional Extras: 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

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Buffet style
  • Free Soft Drinks

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

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2023
  • Length 40 meters
  • Beam 9.5 meters
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 10 knots
  • Engines 2 x 750hp Cummins
  • Max guests 23
  • Number of cabins 11
  • Number of bathrooms 12
  • Water capacity 34000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 53000 liters
  • Freshwater maker 2 x 5000 liter 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
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Emergency flares