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Sea Hunter

The Sea Hunter was built in 1994 and has been cruising the waters of Costa Rica ever since. Originally this vessel operated in the Gulf of Mexico as a commercial dive-support vessel in the lucrative oil industry. It has a length of 35meters/115ft and a beamwidth of 7meters/26ft. It can reach a top speed of 10 knots and maintain a cruising speed of 9.5 knots due to the twin GM 16V92 / 1200 total hp engines. This liveaboard also uses two 24ft fiberglass dive tenders to transport divers to the designated dive spots.

A proper review of
Sea Hunter Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Sea Hunter Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The Sea Hunter
Sea Hunter liveaboard
4.5
Great liveaboard

4 reasons to dive

  • Divers commended the dive instructors and skiff drivers for picking locations with plenty of marine life
  • Many people said the boat had a great design and utilized all of the space onboard
  • Divers said the crew was always in a good mood and kept their spirits high
  • A couple of divers said they liked diving in Coco as there weren’t any other divers at the dive spots

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • Some divers said they went in the off season and there wasn’t much to see

Key facts

Year (re)built: 1994
Max divers 20
Internet No
Nitrox Yes (free)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$403$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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    Boby Taylor

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

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    PADI Instructor

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

Highlights

  • Itineraries will last up 10/11 nights
  • There are 10 air-conditioned cabins
  • Diving will primarily take place near Cocos Island
  • The liveaboard has a length of 35meters
  • The liveaboard can accommodate up to 20 guests
  • There are professional crew and staff on this liveaboard
  • You can go to various land excursions and fun activities
  • The salon has a TV/DVD and comfortable sofas
  • The library comes with personal computers
  • On the sun deck, you will get to sunbathe on the loungers
  • The food is well prepared by an expert chef

Pictures of Sea Hunter

Description and details

Diving on the Sea Hunter in Costa Rica 

Sea Hunter liveaboard

Enjoying all the vibrant coral reefs and abundance of marine creatures are just some of the things to look forward to on this liveaboard. She recently renovated with all the trimmings of a modern-day luxury yacht. The boat is diver centered with an expansive dive deck, all the necessary safety features, and some expert divemasters to conduct the dives. You will get to explore places like Dirty Rock and Manuelita Outside.

The interior on the liveaboard

This liveaboard has a capacity to house up 20 guests in 10 air-conditioned cabins. These cabins have hanging lockers, shelves, and en-suite bathroom facilities. The rooms are also fitted with power sockets that you can use to charge your electronic equipment.
Entertainment and relaxation areas

If you require some alone time you can use the study room for peace and quiet. This room can also be used as a classroom or as a working station. You will find a personal computer, laptop, TV/DVD and VCR. This all forms part of the lounge area that has soft sofas and a library for reading.

The sun deck is a great way to spend your free time while not in the water. The deck has plenty of sun loungers and chairs and seating for outdoor dining opportunities. Moreover, the staff and crew always keep this area neat and tidy for fellow guests

Dive deck on the liveaboard

The dive deck is the activity hub and is where a great portion of your time will be spent. You will find that the dive deck is designed so that divers can move freely in and out of the water. There are enough gear lockers on the dive deck for your belongings and gear, What’s more, the dive deck has charging points as well as a camera station for your equipment.

Food on the Sea Hunter

The good thing about your stay on the Sea Hunter is the great food you will be served on a daily basis. You will get three full meals a day and snacks like sandwiches, fruit platters, and finger food served throughout the day. The chef will treat you to a wonderful selection of Costa Rican and American cuisine.

Itinerary

The whole dive itinerary will revolve around Cocos Island that is uninhabited and full of curious marine life. Dive itineraries in this region usually last for up to 10/11 nights. While diving the various sites you will get dive walls,

Boat features
  • Laundry Service
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter

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