Sail Aboard the

Nautilus Explorer

with Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris

General Information

The 25-passenger 116ft Nautilus Explorer is the world’s first and only fully SOLAS certified dive boat. This beautiful tough small ship carries the same certificates as the largest cruise ships in the world. She has a steel hull and superstructure, sea stabilizers, and sails at 12 knots maximum service speed. Equipped with two submersible cages and two surface cages, all with easy entry ladders, 12 passengers can be in the water at a time.

• 116′ x 27′ ocean-going dive boat
• Millenium boat built by Sylte Shipyard, Canada
• Steel hull & superstructure, Stabilized, 12 knot maximum service speed
• ISM audited by Bureau Veritas
• The world’s first and only fully SOLAS certified dive boat. This beautiful tough small ship carries the same certificates as the largest cruise ships in the world
• Water capacity: Unlimited with high capacity watermaker
• Compressors: 2 x water cooled Coltri MC-30
• Rebreather friendly
• Dive skiffs: 3 x high speed large inflatables
• Passengers: 25
• Crew: 10-11
• Spacious, comfortable and stable
• Satphone, email & internet access

Accommodations

Cabins feature windows and/or portholes, air conditioning, and private bathrooms with showers. Luxurious 600 thread count Egyptian sheets cover comfortable beds. Internet is available via Wi-Fi.

Imaginative and fresh cuisine is proudly served. Soups are handmade, and bread, pastries, and deserts are baked on board. Food is plentiful with ample snacks and up to four meals per day with a choice of entrees.

After a full day of exploring, soak under the stars in the hot tub or relax in the main salon entertainment center, which features comfy couches, a great library, a well stocked bar and select evening video showings, presentations, and slide shows.

Deck Plan

CabinDescription
Premium SuiteDouble occupancy with one queen-sized bed (or two beds), separate lounge with convertible futon, large picture windows, air conditioning, desk, wardrobe, two TVs, and private bath with full bathtub. On Upper Deck. (Emerald)
Superior Suite Double occupancy, picture window, air conditioning, wardrobe, and private bath. The Rosario and Nautilus have one quasi-king-sized bed (two beds made into one king) and doors that open directly outside. The Dofleini has one queen-sized bed and a TV. On Upper Deck. (Dofleini, Rosario, Nautilus)
Single Stateroom Single occupancy with one full-sized bed, porthole window, air conditioning, and private bath. On Lower Deck. (Staterooms A and B)
Double Stateroom Double occupancy with two twin-sized beds, porthole window, air conditioning, and private bath. On Lower Deck. (Staterooms C, D, E, F, G, and J)
Triple Stateroom Triple occupancy with two lower twin-sized beds and one upper twin-sized bed, porthole window, air conditioning, and private bath. On Lower Deck. (Stateroom H)

Note: Deck plan, cabin arrangements, and cabin amenities are subject to change by ship operator. Deck plan diagrams are not drawn to scale.