Stella Maris Explorer Liveaboard

Stella Maris Explorer Liveaboard

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  • NitroxSurcharge
  • WifiNo
  • Diving EquipmentSurcharge
  • Tech Diving FriendlyNo
  • Fleet nameExpedition Fleet Liveaboards
  • Year built1986
  • Length36 m
  • Width7.4 m
  • Capacity20
  • MaterialAluminium

Stella Maris Explorer  is one of the members of Expedition Fleet. This modern spacious vessel was made for diving expeditions. She offers safaris on the Philippines from 1986. 

Boat interior 

Stella Maris Explorer  has enough of space to comfortably accommodate 20 passengers. Economy cabins located on the lower deck. This cabins can be shared, they have two single beds. On the main deck, deluxe cabin is located. These rooms featured double beds. There are also 4 standard cabins on the upper deck. All Stella Maris staterooms are en-suite, has air conditioning. In between or after dives, boat passengers can stay in the lounge area. It's a perfect space to read a book, watch TV or DVD. Another space for relaxing on board Stella Maris is sun deck. Here you can enjoy the view or use a boats jacuzzi. 

Safety 

Ther is a full range of safety equipment on board of Blue Force II: life vests, emergency rafts, first aid kit, fire fighting equipment.

Itineraries

Stella Maris Explorer itinerary consists of diving on Tubbataha reefs dive spots. Trip include visiting of Delsan Wreck, famous for the big amount of fish, regularly spotted here, including some types of sharks. For example, white tip and black tip sharks are common for this area. While diving on Black Rock divers can see schools of surgeon fish, sweetlips, lobsters, and many others. Nurse sharks are often visiting this dive site. Washing Machine is another recognized dive spot of Tubbataha reef. Colorful corals attract to this dive site sharks and barracudas, mantas and big Napoleon wrasses. Shallow reefs of Tubbataha features with big turtles. Tubbataha reef consists of a vast of soft and hard corals. Large sponges, anemones, gorgonian fans are home for numerous of sea creatures.

When to go 

Diving season lasts on Tubbataha from March until June. This time brings the best visibility and the most comfortable water temperature that ranges from 26 to28C. 

Stella Maris liveaboard will give an excellent opportunity to discover such a marvelous diving destination as Tubbataha. You will be supported by a quality team and surrounded by a comfort of modern diving yacht

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CabinsView deck plan

DeLuxe Cabin (B3)

DeLuxe Cabin (B3)

Deck:
Main Deck
Bedding:
Double bed
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
1
This cabin type is located at the center of the boat with direct access to the saloon or dining area. All DeLuxe cabins feature its own TV, Nespresso Machine, charging station and ensuite toilet and bath
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Standard Cabin

Standard Cabin

Deck:
Upper Deck
Bedding:
Twin beds (bunk-style)
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
4
All Standard Rooms are located at the top of the boat with direct access to the lounge and flying deck area. These rooms are all with windows, charging stations, and ensuite toilet and bath, twin beds (bunk-style). All beds feature with new mattresses and bed linens (memory foam and orthopedic mattress).
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DeLuxe Cabin (B2)

Deck:
Main Deck
Bedding:
Double bed + Twin bed (bunk-style)
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
1
This cabin type is located at the centre of the boat with direct access to the saloon or dining area. All DeLuxe cabins feature its own TV, Nespresso Machine, charging station and ensuite toilet and bath. This cabin type features either one double bed, or two single beds, or twin beds (bunk-style). All beds feature with new mattresses and bed linens (memory foam and orthopedic mattress)
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DeLuxe Cabin (B1)

DeLuxe Cabin (B1)

Deck:
Main Deck
Bedding:
Twin beds
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
1
This cabin type is located at the centre of the boat with direct access to the saloon or dining area. All DeLuxe cabins feature its own TV, Nespresso Machine, charging station and ensuite toilet and bath. This cabin type features either one double bed, or two single beds, or twin beds (bunk-style). All beds feature with new mattresses and bed linens (memory foam and orthopedic mattress)
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Premium Economy Cabin

Premium Economy Cabin

Deck:
Lower Deck
Bedding:
Twin beds
Max occupancy:
3
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
1
This room is located at the base of the boat. It has its own charging station ensuite toilet and bath. The cabin features 2 units single beds and 1 unit bed (3 pax).
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Economy Cabin

Economy Cabin

Deck:
Lower Deck
Bedding:
Twin beds (bunk-style)
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
No
Number of Cabins:
2
These cabins are located at the base of the boat. This cabin type has its own charging station ensuite toilet and bath. Two twin beds (bunk-style) feature new mattresses and bed linens (memory foam and orthopedic mattress).
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Amenities

Boat specification

  • Fleet nameExpedition Fleet Liveaboards
  • Year built1986
  • Length36 m
  • Width7.4 m
  • Capacity20
  • MaterialAluminium
  • LanguagesEnglish
  • Handicapped FriendlyNo
  • Number of cabins10
  • EnginesMTU
  • Generator2 x Isuzu 60 KVA 1 x Kobota 10 KVA
  • Compressors3xColtri; 3xBauer (Nitrox Membrane System)
  • Tenders2x 27ft Chaseboats with Yamaha Motor Engine
  • Power plugs onboard220/110V-60htz
  • Freshwater maker5000 ltr
  • On-board payment methodsCash
  • Water capacity18000 liter

Onboard Facilities

  • Laundry Service
  • Massage
  • Onboard Kayaks
  • Audio & Video Entertainment
  • Air Conditioned Saloon
  • Sun Deck
  • Sun Loungers
  • Open Air Saloon
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Bar
  • Child Friendly
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • SPA
  • Land Excursions
  • Fishing

Cabin Facilities

  • TV in Cabins
  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite Cabins
  • Wall Fan
  • Lockable Storage
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries

Food & drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Buffet Style
  • Alcoholic Beverages and Spirits
  • A La Carte
  • Hot & Soft Drinks and Cold
  • Snacks All Day

Photography Facilities

  • Camera & Photography Station
  • Separate Rinsing Tanks for U/W Camera
  • Camera Table
  • Special Storage for U/W Camera
  • Charging Stations

Diving and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS Tracking
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Rafts
  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Emergency Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Sounder
  • Satellite Phone
  • Bilge Pump Alarm
  • Searchlight
  • EPIRB (emergency position indicating radio beacon)
  • Emergency Flares
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Life Rings

Diving Facilities

  • Warm Water Showers
  • Rebreather Support
  • Compressors
  • Rinse Hosts
  • Tenders for Diving
  • Tech Diving
  • Dive Deck
  • Valve Fittings
  • Personal Storage Space

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