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Cabins

8

Length / Width

42 m / 9 m

Year built

2010 

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • The MSY Aurora is an eye-catching vessel offering expeditions to well-known, remote and least-visited dive sites across Indonesia, with guests enjoying both onboard photo and video experts and a marine biologist
  • Itineraries take in Raja Ampat, Komodo, Alor, Maluku, the Banda Sea and beyond, bringing the best of this archipelago to guests who are likely to encounter sharks, mantas, dolphins whales and macro-critters
  • There's a camera room that includes charging points and work station area so you can tweak your superb photos of the bio-diverse pelagic life in the region, with three dive tenders ensuring you get close enough to snap that unforgettable shot

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30% (downpayment)
  • 121 days before trip start: 70% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • More than 120 days prior to departures  Full refund less $150/person.
  • 90 to 120 days prior to departure, Deposit if forfeited unless we fill the space, then a full refund less a 5% service fee
  • Less than 90 days prior to departure, Payment if forfeited unless we fill space, than a full refund less a 5% service fee

Cabins

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Twin cabin with single beds (#2)

Cabin No 2. named "Ikan Dujung", The Dugong is located in the front area and has 2 separate beds All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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King size and a single bed cabin (#4)

Cabin No 4. named "Baruna", The Goddess of the Sea is located in the front area and has a king size bed plus single bed All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Beds:  1 King + 1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Stylish Cabin with King Size bed and small sofa (#1)

Cabin No 1. named "Kudalaut", The Seahorse is located in the front area and has a king size bed and a small sofar for a child. All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Beds:  1 King
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Stylish Cabin with King Size bed (#3)

Cabin No 3. named "Ikan Pari", The Sting Ray is located in the front area and has 1 king size bed. All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Stylish Cabin with King Size bed (#5)

Cabin No 5. named "Lumba Lumba", The Dolphin is located in the front area and has 1 king size bed All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
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Double Cabin with King size bed and additional single bed (#8)

Cabin No 8 "Cumi Cumi", Kalamari is located in the stern area and has a king size bed and one single bed. All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Beds:  1 King + 1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  3
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin cabin with 2 single bed (#6, 7)

Cabin No 6 and 7, "Ikan Hiu", The Shark and "Ikan Paus", The Whale Shark are located in the front area, both have two single beds. All cabins have individual air conditioning and bathroom with hot water shower and toilet, daily housekeeping service, 2 towels, refillable water bottle and storage spaces.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Description

MSY Aurora Welcomes You to Enjoy Exciting Diving Safaris in Indonesia

Adventure, relaxation, comfort and respect for marine biodiversity all come together in the abundant waters and many islands of Indonesia. Marine Biologists, Professional Divers, Underwater Photographers and Video Operators offer professional guidance as you explore coral reefs flaunting the highest biodiversity in the world. 

What you can expect

The 40 meters MSY Aurora is a liveaboard sailing vessel in Indonesia, specifically in Raja Ampat, Komodo and Alor. The Aurora proudly boasts to take Divers to the most remote or least visited dive sites of Indonesia. Moreover, guests will notice and be happy that their service is professional and diving-oriented. Indeed, along with the usual dive crew composed of diving professionals, the Aurora has a Marine Biologist as well as photo and video experts to guide the guests through every step.

Construction started on the purpose built Phinisi schooner 'Aurora' in December 2007 in a traditional shipyard in South Sulawesi. In the summer of 2009, this regal motor sail yacht started her exploration tours for a demanding clientele of International Scuba Divers. As a guest aboard this live-aboard, you will enjoy the charm of a traditional boat coupled with the comfort of a modern one. Built using environmentally friendly principles and having the ability to explore remote areas which only a select few have discovered. We promise you truly unique dives and dive sites, many inspiring island excursions and more

MSY Aurora On-board Facilities and Amenities

The Aurora has 8 comfortable cabins, and welcomes a maximum of 16 Divers on-board each diving cruise. Every cabin comes with an en-suite bathroom and as for the beds layout, it’s flexible. Indeed, some cabins offer twin accommodation in the form of 2 Single beds and some cabins have a King size bed, alone or with a Single bed as well.

The Aurora has all the latest safety and technology features to give this boat a noticeable modern touch. The generous interiors will definitely please the most discerning divers. Furthermore, the Dining and Lounge areas are fully equipped with a Kitchen and Bar and boasts more than enough room for everybody to gather together. 

There is a Sat-phone with the possibility to download emails on the onboard computer. WiFi tends to be intermittent in many cruising areas.

At the stern, there is an open-air seating area with tables where you can enjoy a drink and play games or chat with fellow Divers. The Top Deck features an incredible Sun Deck, filled with cushioned loungers. It’s perfect to either work on your tan or enjoy a starry night sky. This diving cruise will sure focus on two things; relaxation and scuba diving!

Ports of Departure and How to Get There

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Other Languages On Request

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Idr)
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Camera Station
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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