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Safari Voyager

The Safari Voyager was built in 1982 and renovated in 2016 and is large enough to house up to 66 passengers. This liveaboard has four decks and is still in pristine condition. This cruise ship is ideal for experiencing the best of Costa Rica and Panama. The boat has a length of 53meters/174ft and a beamwidth of 10meters/36ft. It can reach a cruising speed of 9 knots. Moreover, there are 36 cabins on this liveaboard that has all the comforts of home.

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Safari Voyager Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 5.5 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Safari Voyager Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The Safari Voyager
Safari Voyager liveaboard
Good liveaboard

4 reasons to dive

  • Many people said the crew was friendly and always took care of guests
  • A couple of guests mentioned that the boat was in immaculate condition
  • The boat has yoga and gym facilities
  • The food was exceptionally prepared by the chefs and cooks

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • We looked but could not find any bad commentary about the Safari Voyager

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2016
Max divers 62
Internet No
Nitrox No
Rental equip. No
Camera station No
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...


  • This liveaboard can accommodate up to 66 passengers
  • There are a total of 36 cabins
  • Cabins have en-suite facilities, windows, TV/DVD, bathrobes and desk
  • You can choose between six different cabin types
  • The guest to crew ratio is 1:2
  • There are various land excursions to undertake
  • Meet tribal villages like Guna Yala and the people from the Darién Jungle
  • Itineraries will take you to Osa Conservation Area, Panama Canal, Curú National Wildlife Refuge and Coiba National Park
  • A normal cruise will last between 7-10 nights
  • There are yoga and gym equipment on the cruise ship
  • You will be able to go paddleboarding, snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming

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Description and details

Diving on the Safari Voyager in Costa Rica 

Safari Voyager liveaboard

The Safari Voyager is a luxury cruise ship that navigates the waters of Costa Rica and Panama. You can expect various wildlife encounters, land excursions, picturesque views of the surroundings and various fun activities to keep you busy. There is a crew ratio of 2:1 which means you have ensured a personal and intimate experience onboard the Safari Voyager. All of the crew members are from Costa Rica or Panama but they can speak English fluently.

Interior of the liveaboard

This spacious vessel can accommodate up to 66 guests in 36 stylish cabins that scream luxury. You will have the choice of choosing between six different cabin types that spread over three decks. All of the cabins have air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. In the rooms, you will find a window, TV/DVD player, bathrobes and a desk or cupboard for storing your personal belongings.

Relaxation and activities on the Safari Voyager

There are many things to do on this liveaboard which means you will never go, board. There is an expansive sun deck that you can utilize to work on your tan. You can also head down to the salon area and catch up on some reading. If you prefer something more labor-intensive you can check out the gym equipment or the yoga mats for a fun work out session. When you have completed your workout you can grab a massage in the massage room. Furthermore, you can go swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking, skiffs, and snorkeling. The more adventurous guests will borrow some hiking poles and venture onto dry land for land excursions.

Food on the liveaboard

The Safari Voyager has a lavish dining area where all the guests come together for meals. Meals are served three times a day and the chef will always come up with something unique to satisfy your taste-buds. Alcohol beverages and soft drinks are complimentary whiles on board. They also cater to special dietary requirements as long as you mention these beforehand.


This liveaboard will take you to great destinations for land excursions and snorkeling. A normal dive itinerary will last between 7-10 nights. Some of the places you will visit include Osa Conservation Area, Panama Canal, Curú National Wildlife Refuge and Coiba National Park. These are great destinations that are sure to intrigue the most seasoned of traveller.

Boat features
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Family-Friendly Cruise
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Stand Up Paddleboard

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