Fly into Kavieng, in the north eastern archipelago of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, and transfer straight onto the air-conditioned comfort of the Surf Charter ‘PNG Explorer’. This live-aboard boat is a 23m steel-hulled vessel, kitted out with all mod cons and safety gear. Cruising along at a comfortable 8 knots, the PNG Explorer and her crew will ensure you have the surf charter experience of a lifetime.

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Last Updated on 8th February, 2024

• Transfers to and from Kavieng airport.
• Accommodation onboard the mighty PNG Explorer.
• All meals and snacks whilst onboard – all prepared by professional chef with the freshest local produce.
• Tea and coffee facilities
• Fresh filtered drinking water.
• Amenities and extras: Clean toilets, hot showers, plus an air-conditioned lounge and sleeping areas.
• House-keeping and laundry services, with clean towels and fresh linen.
• Free use of snorkelling and fishing gear plus SUP and kayaks.
• Surfing Association of PNG (SAPNG) – surf levy. This is AUD $50 and payable once only per person per trip to PNG
• Niu Ailan Surfriders Alliance NASA – surf fee. This is AUD $15 payable per person, per surf day as part of the national surf management plan ($120.00 total).

• Flights
• Beverages: Beer, wine, soft drinks and more.
• Diving.
• Professional photo package.
• WiFi, VoIP and satellite Phone. Keeping in touch with loved ones at home has never been easier. Price based on usage.
• PNG Surfaris merchandise: PNG Surfaris t-shirts, hats and hoodies, plus other merchandise to take home as a souvenir from your trip.

Guest cabins
3 x twin single bunks, 2 single/double bunks

Crew cabins
3 x berth wheelhouse, 1 x twin single bunks, 3 x berth
forepeak, 3 x berth lower deck midships.

Toilets
3 x main deck level

Showers
3 x main deck level

Galley
Fully fitted out commercial grade kitchen.
Ice maker
Commercial ice machine capacity of 48kg per hour.

Laundry
1 x washing machine 8kg, 1 x 6kg tumble dryer

Electrical sockets
240V/ 50Hz Australian standard

Lounge
TV with sound bar and movie library on USB, Netflix and
Stan streaming services, book & games library.

Upper dining deck
Table and bench seating for all guests, outdoor BBQ area with
drop down side curtains for all weather dining.

Day beds
1 on the main deck, 2 on the upper deck

Vessel type
Single screw motor vessel

Construction
Steel

Year built
1979 by ASI, Western Australia.

Class
NMSA Survey for 12 guests + 8 crew 200nm offshore

Flag
PNG

Registration
001196

Port of Registry
Port Moresby

Gross Reg tonnage
140

Net tonnage
84

Length overall
22.62m

Breadth
6.38m

Draft
3.78m

Cruising speed
6.5 knots

Horsepower
504

Range
1400 Nautical miles

Max safe deck load
6 tonnes

Bollard pull
6 tonnes

Fuel capacity
13,200 litres

Water capacity
8000 litres with 160 lph water making capacity

Deck space
24m2

Davit SWL
@4m/700kg | @2m/800kg

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