Join the Explorer 1 catamaran for a fantastic dive cruise and expedition in Seychelles. Designed with power and comfort in mind, she can reach the outer islands of Seychelles in almost half the time of other boats, allowing more time for exploration in some of the best dive areas. Only 6 divers on board mean that there is ample space for relaxation. Each cabin is fitted with individually controlled AC, and there is a choice of 3 cabin types. Aldabra has large twin beds and a private en-suite bathroom, Granite has twin beds, and Amirantes has bunk beds and shares a bathroom between them. The rear lower deck has a covered dining room and leads into the kitchen, lounge, and main cockpit area. The upper deck has a solarium for sun lovers and an outdoor lounge.
The dive deck aboard the Explorer 1 catamaran features 3 air compressors, 1 nitrox compressor, a preparation area, and a dedicated gear storage area for dive equipment. Dive itineraries are 5 or 6 nights long and depart from Mahe. Explore the uncrowded spots of the Granitic Islands of Mahe, Fregate Praslin, and La Digue. Sunning walls, pristine coral reefs, and abundant marine life await adventurous divers underwater.
For a memorable dive cruise in Seychelles aboard the Explorer 1 liveaboard, book online today to reserve your space.
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Included: VAT, Environment Tax, Fuel Surcharge, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Rental Gear, Fishing, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.
Required Extras: National Park Fees (25-40 EUR per activity).
Optional Extras: Dive Insurance, Travel Insurance, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks (3 EUR per item), Beach BBQ (50 EUR per trip), Nitrox (8 EUR per tank), Nitrox Course (250 EUR per trip), Private Dive Guide, Scuba Diving Courses, 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.
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Food & 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.
The crew speaks English and French.
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.
- Year built 2019
- Length 17m
- Deck area Yes
- Beam Yes
- Top speed 15 knots
- Cruising speed 10 to 12 knots
- Engines 2 ENGINES Yanmar turbo diesel 6 cyl. 440hp x2 =880 hp inboard
- Max guests 6
- Number of cabins 3
- Number of bathrooms 2
- Tenders 1
- Water capacity 2000 liters tank 2 water makers 2 x 70 liter per hour
- Fuel capacity 5000 liters
- Freshwater maker X2
Boat Navigation and Safety
Explorer 1 Reviews
- 9.1 Superb
- 3 Verified Reviews
- Vessel 7.3
- Crew 10.0
- Food 10.0
- Diving 10.0
- Value 8.0
Absolutely amazing crew whom I thank for the unforgettable experience. Massive let down by the cabin (no AC/ fan did not work, like a sauna)
Amazing Team and fellow divers; great dive sites, safety and security was on the high
- Recommended for
- Crew, diving sites
Großartige divespots mit Fischschwärmen in schwindelerregender Größenordnung. Superfreundliche Crew. Zum Teil entlegene Tauchgebiete. Amirantes wurde bei dieser Reise doch nicht angefahren.
- Recommended for
- Haie, Meeresschildkröten, Rochen
Abgelegene tauchplätze mit absolut kompetenter tauchbetreuung
Div. Tauchgänge , stimmungsvolle mittagsplätze , tauchen abseits des gängigen tauchtourismus
- Recommended for
- Bootsatmosphäre, Fischreichtum, kleine tauchgruppe