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Comparison of Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard

Seaisee Liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard
Seaisee Liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – images courtesy of Liveaboard.com

If you are looking to compare Indonesian Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard, this article includes the following tables to help you with this comparison:

  1. Basic booking details.
  2. Diving benefits.
  3. Boat benefits.
  4. Onboard food.
  5. Onboard drink.
  6. Cabin luxury.
  7. Onboard non-diving sports.
  8. Tech diver features.

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If you want to see all the information comparing Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard, this is contained in the following table. But if you prefer to see this broken down into separate tables, please scroll.

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Customer Rating109.3
Customer Ratingis rated 'Exceptional'is rated 'Superb'
SDE Lux Rating %90%50%
Flexible BookingYESYES
Dietary RequirementsYESYES
Welcome cocktailsYESNO
NitroxYESNO
Gear RentalYESYES
Dive CoursesNOYES
Dive deckYESYES
Shaded dive areaYESYES
DIN AdaptersYESYES
Rinse hosesYESYES
Length45m/148f24m/79f
Max Guests/Cabins/Baths24/12/1812/6/2
Tenders for divingYESYES
Airconditioned saloonYESNO
Audio & entertainmentYESNO
InternetYESNO
Vegan OptionsYESYES
Vegetarian OptionsYESYES
Meal OptionsAl Fresco Dining, Full-board OptionAl Fresco Dining, Full-board Option, Set Menu Dinner
Buffet styleYESYES
Fine cuisineYESNO
Local foodYESYES
Western style foodYESYES
SnacksYESYES
BarYESNO
Beer availableYESYES
Wine availableYESNO
Fine winesNONO
Free wine with dinnerNONO
Free soft drinksYESNO
Aircon CabinsYESNO
Ensuite CabinsYESNO
Cabin BalconiesYESNO
Daily housekeepingYESNO
TV in cabinNONO
Family CabinsYESNO
FishingYESNO
Jet skiingYESNO
KayaksNONO
Snorkel equipmentNONO
Stand-up paddle boardsNONO
WakeboardingNONO
Water skiingNONO
Rebreather supportYESNO
Sidemount divingYESNO
Tech divingYESNO

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – basic booking details

The following table compares the basic booking details of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Customer Rating109.3
Customer Ratingis rated 'Exceptional'is rated 'Superb'
SDE Lux Rating %90%50%
Flexible BookingYESYES
Dietary RequirementsYESYES
Welcome cocktailsYESNO

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – diving benefits

The following table compares the diving benefits of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
NitroxYESNO
Gear RentalYESYES
Dive CoursesNOYES
Dive deckYESYES
Shaded dive areaYESYES
DIN AdaptersYESYES
Rinse hosesYESYES
Private dive guide (DB)YESYES
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Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – boat benefits

The following table compares the boat benefits of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Length45m/148f24m/79f
Max Guests/Cabins/Baths24/12/1812/6/2
Tenders for divingYESYES
Airconditioned saloonYESNO
Audio & entertainmentYESNO
InternetYESNO

For more details about “SDE Lux Rating %” this is explained below. The SDE Lux Rating % or in full Scuba Diving Luxury Rating Percentage is a rating out of a maximum of 100% and is to help you compare one liveaboard to another and can be used alongside customer reviews.

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – onboard food

The following table compares the onboard food of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Vegan OptionsYESYES
Vegetarian OptionsYESYES
Meal OptionsAl Fresco Dining, Full-board OptionAl Fresco Dining, Full-board Option, Set Menu Dinner
Buffet styleYESYES
Fine cuisineYESNO
Local foodYESYES
Western style foodYESYES
SnacksYESYES

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – onboard drink

The following table compares the onboard drink of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
BarYESNO
Beer availableYESYES
Wine availableYESNO
Fine winesNONO
Free wine with dinnerNONO
Free soft drinksYESNO

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – cabin luxury

The following table compares the cabin luxury of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Aircon CabinsYESNO
Ensuite CabinsYESNO
Cabin BalconiesYESNO
Daily housekeepingYESNO
TV in cabinNONO
Family CabinsYESNO

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – onboard non-diving sports

The following table compares the non-diving sports onboard of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
FishingYESNO
Jet skiingYESNO
KayaksNONO
Snorkel equipmentNONO
Stand-up paddle boardsNONO
WakeboardingNONO
Water skiingNONO

Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard – tech diver features

The following table compares the features available for technical divers of Indonesia Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard:

Discover LiveaboardReview: MV Seaisee; Book: MV SeaiseeReview: Epica; Book: Epica
Rebreather supportYESNO
Sidemount divingYESNO
Tech divingYESNO

What is SDE Lux Rating %

The column headed “SDE Lux Rating %” is my own Liveaboard Luxury Rating which I’ve assigned to all liveaboards. To discover how the rating is calculated for your chosen liveaboard dive boat, click the liveaboard name link in the “Discover Liveaboard” column above (also this is explained in more detail below).

To help you to choose the right diving liveaboard for you, the “Scuba Diving Earth Liveaboard Luxury Rating” (SDE Lux Rating) means you can compare each liveaboard with other liveaboards on a like-for-like basis. This makes choosing the right liveaboard much easier.

The maximum rating for any liveaboard is 100%, and this rating is split between the 6 features listed below:

  1. Diver benefits: A higher ‘diver benefits‘ score means there are more features specifically for scuba divers. These include onboard nitrox, dive courses, gear rental etc.
  2. Liveaboard design features: The higher the ‘liveaboard design features‘ score, the more the dive boat has been designed with scuba divers in mind. This includes whether the dive boat was custom built for divers, if it has charging stations, outside showers etc.
  3. Cabin luxury: A high score in ‘cabin luxury‘ means the cabins on the liveaboard offer better features. These might include ensuite cabins, air-conditioning, daily housekeeping, seaviews, TVs etc.
  4. Onboard comfort: A high score in ‘onboard comfort‘ means there are more onboard features to make your dive trip feel more luxurious. These include what towels are provided on the liveaboard (always important for travelling light), complimentary toiletries, crew ratios etc.
  5. Food luxury: If you are a foodie then ‘food luxury‘ will be important to you, as a high score on this rating will mean there’s more on offer. These might include the type of food served onboard, the dietary requirements catered for, vegan food, vegetarian food, buffet style, fine dining etc.
  6. Drink luxury: If you like a drink in the evenings you may look for a higher score in ‘drink luxury‘ score, but this score also includes drinking water and soft drinks too.

The “SDE Luxury Rating Total” is calculated by adding the totals from each of the above features and benefits. The higher the SDE Luxury Rating, the more features and benefits the liveaboard has, which leads on nicely to how to use the SDE Luxury Rating.

How to use the SDE Luxury Rating score

When choosing the liveaboard dive boat for you, your decision is helped by customer scores, which is how the liveaboards in the above table are sorted in descending order.

If you are stuck choosing between two or three of these liveaboards, where each one has a high customer score out of 10 and that have itineraries you like, use the SDE Luxury Rating score to help narrow down your choice.

Think about it like using Booking.com when searching for the best hotel to stay at. Booking.com also use a customer score where each customer rates hotels out of 10. This is similar to the liveaboard customer rating, which is also rated out of 10.

But let’s say you only like to stay in hotels rated 9 and above on Booking.com, but you also want the hotel to have WIFI or parking, or to have a swimming pool etc. The features each hotel has is secondary to the score out of 10.

In the case of liveaboards, the SDE Lux Rating system can also be used as a secondary tool in the same way to help you determine which liveaboard offers the best features to suit you.

Each of the liveaboards linked-to from the above table will be individually scored. Which means that if cabin luxury is important to you, focus on this score to help you choose your liveaboard. But if diver benefits are your top priority, use this score first, and so on.

I hope you enjoyed this article about comparison of Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard

If this article hasn’t answered all of your questions. If you have more questions either about snorkelling or scuba diving (or specifically about comparison of Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard), please comment below with your questions.

There will also be many more articles about scuba and scuba diving safety tips (and on snorkelling too) for you to read and learn about this fabulous sport.

Comparison of Seaisee liveaboard vs Epica Liveaboard

Article written by Russell Bowyer who has been a scuba diver since diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1989. After his first dive he trained as a BSAC diver in the UK. He attained his Diver Leader certification with BSAC. He then went on to become a scuba diving instructor, teaching others how to dive and was voted as Diving Officer and Treasurer for the Saffron Walden BSAC club too. Russell has dived all over the world, including the UK, on liveaboards in the Red Sea, the Caribbean, South Africa and the USA. Russell is experienced in all dive types, including drift diving, deep dives that involved decompression stops and recreational dives too.

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