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MV Sea Esta Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 7.1 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MV Sea Esta Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
2 reasons to dive
- Many people said the dives were good on the liveaboard
- The food was nice and well prepared
3 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people were taken back by the lack of internet coverage
- A couple of people said that the boat was too overcrowded with not enough restrooms
- Some people noted that the boat needed some attention and was not up to standard
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Description and details
Diving on the MV Sea Esta in Australia
MV Sea Esta – enjoy exclusive diving with liveaboard facilities
The 17 meters (approx. 55 feet) small liveaboard offers vital necessities that are required to have a fun-filled dive cruise adventure. MV Sea Esta is ranked as a 3-star liveaboard that offers 5-star diving facilities. Explore the astonishing Great Barrier Reef and the nearby wrecks along with the S. S. Yongala. You can see the vibrant coral garden at the Lodestone Reef with coral pinnacles crowded by flamboyant fishes. If you wish to see the small caves and canyons than diving at Wheeler Reef will give you plenty of similar options. While exploring the Magnetic Island, you may enjoy the wreck diving on around 20 wrecks, which are submerged like a Platypus.
The elegantly designed interior of MV Sea Esta is appealing and relaxing. It doesn’t offer many intimate facilities but ensures to provide a comfortable trip with exceptional service. The 5+ crew member of the amazing vessel is friendly and courteous. They wholeheartedly welcome a maximum of 20 guests with great hospitality. Guests are easily accommodated in double, twin and quad-share staterooms. The cabins offer ample storage space and air-conditioned with remote to adjust the temperature of the room according to the need. You can enjoy beautiful views of the natural landscapes from the portholes in the cabins.
All the dives are performed under the supervision of a dive master, who is vigilant and helpful to bring you out of the water whenever you want. The dive deck is well-equipped with enough space for the divers to get ready for dive and offers easy access to dive in and out of the water. There is an entertainment deck, where the guests of the Sea Esta liveaboard can socialize with the fellow divers or enjoy the live BBQ prepared by the chef.
Food and Entertainment
The cruise director organizes daily activities on land, water and onboard. Apart from diving, the guests of the beautiful vessel can enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and hiking. Multiple beach excursions are included as a part of the trip. The chef onboard is always busy in preparing scrumptious delights for the travelers of Sea Esta. The menu consists of International, Italian and local delicacies presented in a buffet style. Enjoy a healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner prepared freshly with a variety of snacks and multiple beverages, which are available at self-service throughout the day. if you have any special dietary requirement, do not hesitate to inform the chef before.
When to go
MV Sea Esta liveaboard offers year-round diving at the Western coastline of the Australian sea and the world heritage listed the Great Barrier Reef. The climatic and water condition for exploring these sites are suitable throughout the year. however, there is a possibility of tropical storms from December to April. Strong currents do occur in some of the dive destination, which attracts a variety of fishes. Plan your ultimate dive cruise adventure with the stunning and compact liveaboard Sea Esta.