Diving, Kayaking & Yoga through Komodo on a Beautiful Yacht!
Why We Love It
Embark on an adventure in a fantastic vessel. The phinisi has been built in 2017 using traditional techniques, and it provides all modern comforts. It has only five cabins and the program can be tailored to the guests' wishes. You will be able to dive and explore Komodo National Park, with its famous dragons.
Solar panels on board and energy-efficient engines. Reef-friendly soaps in every cabin.
Who Is It For?
A perfect cruise for both non-divers and divers! Many activities are available during the trip, including a visit to Rinca Island, treks, kayaking, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboard, and yoga. Kids are welcome on board.
Prices and Dates
Non-divers have a €150 discount on the price of the trip
4 nights and up to 13 dives, 5 nights and up to 16 dives, or 6 nights and up to 20 dives
Transfers from/to the airport or hotels in Labuan Bajo
Three meals a day (Indonesian and international food) and snacks
Non-alcoholic drinks: mineral water, soda, juices, coffee, and tea
Tanks, weights, weight belts
Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)
Water sports (kayak and stand-up paddle board)
Yoga cruise from August 5th to 10th, 2020
What's not included?
National park fees: IDR 250,000 (about ... EUR) per day
Rental equipment (€30 for a full set per day or €10 per item per day)
Crew tips (IDR 200,000 (about ... EUR) per guest per day recommended)
Fuel surcharges if applicable
Any flights or hotels before/after the cruise
Komodo National Park is a World Heritage Site and a Man and Biosphere Reserve designated by UNESCO
In the Lintah Strait, bringing currents, plankton, and life
More than a thousand species of fish, some 260 species of reef-building coral, and 70 species of sponges
As well as dugongs, sharks, manta rays, at least 14 species of whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and giant trevally
Schools of anthias, wrass, angel fish, long fin banner fish, red tooth triggers, frog fish, surgeon fish, snapper, and dog-tooth tuna
Rare nudibranchs, pygmee seahorse, leaf scorpion fish, blue ribbon eel, and black sand diving
Season: from May to October
Currents:strong currents all year long. Frequent up and down currents. Strong tidal movement depending on the moon
Visibility:25 to 35 m (80 to 115 ft)
Water Temperature:26° to 28°C (79° to 82°F)
Depth: deep and shallow dives
You will be diving in North Komodo mostly
Commonly visited dive sites include: Sebayur Kecil, Pulau Tengah, Pillarsteen, the Three Sisters, Pantai merah, Pulau Sabita, Pulau Sabah, Karang Makassar, Batu Blong, Pulau Tatawa, Pulau Gilli Lawa, Golden passage, Crystal Rock, Castle Rock
Dive sites may change according to local conditions
Operations in the area since 2013
Courses available on board: PADI Dive courses
Languages spoken: English, French, Indonesian on all trips
Maximum number of people per guide: 5 guests
Equipment Recommended: 3 to 5 mm long wetsuit, dive computer, surface marker buoy (SMB), whistle, plus hood, gloves, and booties for cooler waters. Nitrox recommended
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: Denpasar, Bali
Visas, Flights, and More!
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