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Cabins
14
Length / Width
33 m / 11 m
Year built / renovated
1996  / 2015
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
NO
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Leisure diving expeditions around Komodo national park for 3 - 9 nights
  • Maumere, Alor, Ambon, the Forgotten Islands, the Banda Sea & the Ring of Fire
  • Volcanic islands jutting out from the sea, spectacular walls that drop thousands of metres
  • Hammerheads & sea snakes, sperm whales, pilot whales, dolphins & whalesharks
  • Drift dives, crazy - exhilarating currents
  • Famous komodo dragon and local village land excursions
  • Suitable diving for all levels, snorkellers & non divers always welcome
  • Computer with adobe photoshop application, water sports equipment
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available, dives with ENOS locating system. satelite phone.
  • Dive guide to diver ratio 1:4  English & Spanish spoken on board

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CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 20% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 30% is due 194 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 74 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 35% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 90 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 45 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 45 days prior to arrival

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Description

The Cheng Ho is a long-standing fixture in the Indonesian diving cruise scene

The Cheng Ho is 109 feet (33.15m) long and 35 feet (10.65m) wide is part of Sea Safari Cruises Fleet. Detailed attention has gone into the design of Cheng Ho. The Cheng Ho mission is to make the guest forget that he is on a boat, by offering the best there is in diving and spare-time activities.

You can choose from a variety of cabins consisting of 6 Double, 4 Twin and 4 Single cabins. Each of the cabins is well-appointed and comfortable, and they all feature private en-suite bathrooms. While Cheng Ho normally accommodates a maximum of 15 guests, a full charter can take up to 24 if you have a group of that size. 

The operator of Cheng Ho knows Indonesia's waters better than most and they can showcase all the best that the region has to offer. There is a roomy Saloon and Dining area as well as a separate cinema room! The Saloon also has the entertainment facilities you might expect including TV, DVD player, reading library and photo and video editing facility. 

The liveaboard is a stunning , traditional wooden boat, facilitating the journey of its travellers into the mysterious Underwater world of Komodo.

So not only does a liveaboard trip on the Cheng Ho mean that you will be treating yourself to some top class diving, but you will also have fun between dives in making the most of the facilities of this spacious Phinisi schooner. If you are seeking one of the best liveaboards in Komodo and want to enjoy some of Indonesia's finest scuba diving from the luxury of a large and impressive Schooner, check out the mighty Cheng Ho.

The itinerary of the Cheng Ho was created to maximize the fun for the Divers, the dive sites are visited at the optimal time of year. This boat is different from other liveaboards, because it offers unique personalized lodging and service. 

Cheng Ho considers food very important and follows the 'dive-eat-sleep' mantra 

Part of its philosophy is also that even when sailing the hidden corners of Komodo, good food must not be forgotten, after all, an army (of Divers) marches on its stomach. The meals were designed by Divers because they know that the right food will provide an energy boost for subsequent dives. One the menu is also vegetarian food. International cuisine, local specialities and BBQs are the themes varied on safaris. The menus are not fixed and meals are served buffet style in either the air-conditioned Saloon or al fresco in the open-air dining area. Wine and spirits, soft drinks and beer are available as additional extras.

Sea Safari Cruises Fleet

Offer a wide range of diving liveaboard activities within the Indonesian Archipelago. Using traditional rigged Bugis Phinisi Schooners, constructed with at least three decks, the boats give you plenty of space to relax. Whether it is in the air-conditioned comfort of the large Saloon or lazing under the shade of one of the ship's huge sails, you will find it easy to unwind.

HOW TO GET THERE

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

Cabins

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Middle deck - single bed cabin

On the middle deck, with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi spilt air conditioner at each room which

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper deck - double bed cabin

On the upper deck, private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi spilt air conditioner at each room

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck - twin bed cabin

On the lower deck, with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi spilt air conditioner at each room which

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck - double bed cabin

On the lower deck, with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi spilt air conditioner at each room which

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline
  • Enos

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions
  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

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