M/V Oceanic Explorer

Sailing the Philippine Archipelago

Expedition Fleet Live-Aboards

M/V Oceanic Explorer
127 feet long / 26 feet wide
19 cabins - maximum of 34 guests served by a crew of 15

With dive expeditions in the Philippines and Indonesia under her belt, MV Oceanic Explorer goes where the diving is best. Tubbataha Reef, in the Sulu Sea off Palawan in the Philippines is where she's usually operating, treating her divers to manta rays, whale sharks and the occasional hammerhead sharks as well as great walls. MV Oceanic Explorer is a full service dive cruiser with spacious and comfortable cabins. Onbaord are the caring and highly experienced crew members. They strive to make your stay extraordinary. This vessel will move you to discover great diving experiences in the Philippine waters.

Oceanic Explorer

Oceanic Explorer -- 2009 Pricing and Schedules
Deluxe Cabin $1556 per person
Standard Cabin $1445 per person
C-Deck Cabin $1334 per person
Cruise Dates Type of Trip
March 6-13, 2009 Transition Trip -- Outbound
March 14-19, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
March 20-26, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
March 27-April 1, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
April 1-6, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
April 7-12, 2009 SOLD OUT
April 17-22, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
April 24-29, 2009 SOLD OUT
April 30-May 5, 2009 SOLD OUT
May 8-13, 2009 SOLD OUT
May 15-20, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
May 22-27, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
May 29-June 3, 2009 Regular Tubbataha
June 5-12, 2009 Transition Trip -- Return
Pricing applies to both Regular and Transition trips.
Prices are person, based on double or twin-share occupancy.
Please note that all pricing and package inclusions are subject to change.
In addition to these rates, a fuel surcharge may added, as needed to cover changing costs.


Package includes: Air-conditioned accommodation onboard ship in double occupancy or twin-share cabin, full board meals (except beverages), unlimited no-decompression diving with the use of tanks, weights, belt, and the services of divemaster and chase boat.

Exclusions: Package does not include any airfare, and may not include certain land transfers. Drinks, gear rental, Nitrox fills, and other indicidentals are at the guest's additional expense. Divers visiting Tubbataha must pay a USD $78 per diver conservation fee. Divers visiting Apo Reef must pay a USD $38 per diver conservation fee.

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