Dive and Explore the Best Sites of Komodo and Bali!

Why We Love It

Embark on a traditional indonesian phinisi to the most beautiful sites of the northern coast of Sumbawa and Komodo National Park! Get ready for magnificent drop-offs, a profusion of colors, currents with sharks, manta rays, beautiful macro, and large schools of pelagic fish! You will also observe the famous Komodo dragons, take a walk to the breathtaking view point of Padar, and relax on beautiful beaches like Pink Beach. With only 16 divers on board, and 4 divers per guide, this is a perfect way to get to the heart of some of the most beautiful landscapes of Indonesia without the crowds!


The founders have created the Tompotika Foundation to support the creation of a Marine Protected Area in North Sulawesi. Marine biologists are often invited on board. Usage of plastics is reduced as much as possible.

Who Is It For?

For advanced divers who like diversity and strong currents. Snorkellers are welcome and will have a private guide. Kayaks and Paddle boards available. Several land excursions. With three dives a day, a cruise perfect for divers who want to dive, and also explore on land.

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What's included?
  • Accommodation in a Twin or Double cabin on the lower deck. Double cabins on upper deck with extra charge - ask us
  • Three dives a day
  • Transfers from/to the nearest airport or your hotel
  • All meals, snacks, non-alcoholic drinks and hot drinks
  • Tanks, weights, and weight belts
  • One guide for 4 divers
  • Nitrox if certified
What's not included?
  • Entrance fees for Komodo National Park - ask us
  • Diving equipment rental
  • Massages
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Possible fuel surcharge
  • All flights and hotels before/after the cruise
Dive Briefing!

Marine Life

  • Komodo National Park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon (the largest lizard) and later grew to protect other species and marine life.
  • In 1991, UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site and a "Man and Biosphere Reserve" as it includes a local ethnic population.
  • The Lintah Strait has currents that bring plankton and attracts life that feeds on it.
  • There are more than a thousand species of fish, plus around 260 species of coral, and 70 species of sponges.
  • Specific species include dugongs, sharks, manta rays, at least 14 species of whales, dolphins, sea turtles, giant trevally schools of anthias, wrasses, angelfish, longfin bannerfish, redtooth triggers, frogfish, surgeonfish, snappers, dogtooth tuna, etc. Rare nudibranchs, pygmy seahorses, leaf scorpionfish, and blue ribbon eels can also be found here.

Dive Conditions

  • Season: from June to September
  • Currents: Strong currents all year long (in every direction), plus strong tidal movement depending on the moon
  • Visibility: 25 to 35 m (80 to 115 ft)
  • Water Temperature: 27° to 28°C (81° to 82°F) in the north, and 22° (72°F) in the Sumba Sea
  • Depth: deep and shallow dives

Dive Sites

  • You will dive throughout the crossing.
  • Some of the sites you will visit will be Pulau Moyo, Sangeang, Banta, the iconic sites of Komodo National Park such as Crystal rock, Three sisters, Manta alley, Batu Bolong. There will also be some diving at the Gili Islands in Lombok.
  • Dive sites may change according to local conditions.

The Team

  • Operation in the area since 2001. Liveaboard renovated in 2018.
  • PADI Courses available on board: Nitrox and Advanced Open Water.
  • Languages spoken: English, French, Indonesian on all trips
  • Maximum divers per guide: 4

Safety Information

  • Equipment Recommended: 3 to 5 mm long wetsuit, dive computer, surface marker buoy (SMB), and a whistle.
  • Insurance: Both dive insurance and travel insurance are mandatory. We recommend DAN Europe that has plans to cover both - ask us for a quote
  • Nearest Hyperbaric Chamber: Bali or Komodo
Visas, Flights, and More!

Visa Requirements

  • Many nationalities are eligible to enter and remain in Indonesia without a visa for 30 days. Others need to obtain a Visa on Arrival for 30 days at the major entry points to Indonesia. Visa on Arrival costs $37 (about ... EUR) and usually can be extended for another 30 days.
  • Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival and have one full blank page
  • Must be able to show an onward ticket that departs before your visa expires
  • For official entry requirements for your nationality, consult Indonesia's Directorate General of Immigration

How to Get There

  • International flights to Bali (DPS), or Labuan Bajo (LBJ), Indonesia - ask us.
  • Transfers included from/to the airport or hotels to the liveaboard
  • Boarding time is before noon.
  • Last day: disembarkation before noon.


  • Don't forget your walking shoes for Komodo National Park.
  • Bring reef-safe sunscreen, a hat, mosquito repellent, a rash guard, and a sweater or light-weight jacket.
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