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MV Celebes Explorer

M/V Celebes Explorer was built in 2001 and is the only liveaboard vessel which is visiting the famous Sipadan Island, Mabul Island as well as Kapalai Island.

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MV Celebes Explorer was built in 2001 and is the only Liveaboard boat which visits the famous Sipadan Island, Mabul Island as well as Kapalai Island.

Aboard MV Celebes Explorer, visit the Sipadan Island from Monday to Friday (3 – 4 dives) and Saturday (3 dives) depending on the weather condition.

MV Celebes Explorer can take a maximum of 16 guests in 2 Double Bed Cabins and 6 Twin / Double Bed Cabins.

All Cabins are featured with private bathrooms, with hot water showers and air-condition.

The spacious air conditioned saloon area with TV, DVD and music system is able to accommodate all guests comfortably to dine and chit-chatting at any one time.

The food served on board is authentic Asian cuisine, mainly Malay & Chinese style in buffet style (no pork) and a 24 hour self-service corner with hot beverage corner as well as biscuits, bread and toast for the convenience of her guests. Items such as soft drinks, beers, wines, mineral water, t-shirts and WIFI Internet USB are also available and chargeable on board.

There is a big sundeck on the top deck with wooden chairs, tables and beach mattresses on which to rest and relax.

MV Celebes Explorer's dive area provides baskets to store private dive equipment, as well as a locker with extra towels to use after your dive. She also has a camera rack for charging cameras, a wash area with fresh water to rinse diving equipment. 

Boat type
Boat typeWooden Motor Yacht
BuiltNov 2001
Length29 m
Width7.2 m
Engines2 x 500hp Cummins
Max. speed10 knots
Cruising speed8 knots
Diesel tank6.000 liter
Fresh water tank20.000 liter
Voltages240 V
Generator2 x 60KV Caterpillar
Tanks/Nitrox 15 liter alu tanks with international fitting / Din Adapter
Nitrox fill stationyes
Air compressors2 x Bauer Mariner
Dinghy2 x 40 hp tenders
Cabin and Crew
Max guest16 person
Cabins6 cabins of Double/Twin bunk bed and 2 Double Bed Cabin (Queen bed)
Navigation & Communication
Radio, Sonar, GPS, Hummingbird fishfinder and sounder, Mobile telephone,
First Aid Kit, Life Jacket, 2 liferafts,Bilge pump alarm, Searchlight and loudhailer, Fire alarms, fire detectors, Emergency lights, signal devices, Fire extinguishers, 4,000 litres of continuous-flow oxygen on board
Other Special / Facility
WIFI Internet only around Semporna & Mabul Island (USB) , Souvenir, Free Service : Drinking Water, Coffee, Tea, Milo, Biscuit & Bread * 24 hours / Self Service

Double Bed Cabin

2 x Double Bed Cabin (1 queen sixe bed), Air Conditioner, Wardrobe、Desk、Soap、Hair Dryer, Bath Towel, ensuite bathroom

Twin Bed Cabin

6 x Double / Twin Bunk Cabin. (1 single Bed uppper & 1 queen bed on lower), Air Conditioner, Wardrobe、Desk、 ensuite bathroom、Soap、Hair Dryer, Bath Towel,

Price is subject to change without prior notice