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MV Raja Ampat Explorer

Cabins
7
Length / Width
34 m / 8 m
Year built
 
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NO
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NO
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Affordable liveaboard diving at its best on 'Raja Ampat Explorer'
  • Raja Ampat, Banda Sea. Sorong, Ambon
  • Watch birds of paradise fly in their natural habitat
  • Swim with graceful whalesharks in easy currents
  • From shipwrecks to muck diving
  • Photographers paradise above and below the water
  • Village land excursions
  • Suitable diving for all levels, snorkellers & non divers always welcome
  • One of the pioneers of dive liveaboards in Indonesia, operating for over 20 years
  • Marine satellite phone
  • Divers should bring their own equipment

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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
  • 80% (balance) is due 44 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 20% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 30 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 30 days prior to arrival

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Description

The Raja Ampat Explorer is a fantastic choice for a comfortable, budget friendly adventure phinisi, traveling to the incredible biodiversity of the Raja Ampat Archipelago.

Hand crafted on the beaches of Mandala Ria using tropical hardwoods, the liveaboard Raja Ampat Explorer is a gorgeous Dive Safari Sailing Vessel. The islands of Raja Ampat are aptly called an “Underwater Paradise on Earth” due to their location in the hub of the World’s Coral Triangle. Get ready for a Dive Adventure rich with marine biodiversity and incredible underwater Landscapes, Wrecks and Reefs.

Raja Ampat Explorer is part of Grand Komodo’s fleet, pioneer of the dive cruises in Indonesia.

We take pride in employing experienced trained local Dive Masters, Captains, chase boat drivers, compressor operators, engineers, cooks and cabin attendants: All will be happy to share their knowledge of the area with you and introduce you to local traditions and cultures.

Raja Ampat Explorer runs scheduled departures throughout the year, and the diverse itineraries make it easy to arrange a charter to fit your specific needs. Let us know.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The spacious and elegant Raja Ampat Explorer is a 33.5-meter (110ft) phinisi style liveaboard schooner. Its 7.5-meter beam and 9-knot speed allow it to expertly traverse Indonesia’s variable seas.
Her 12 English speaking crew members will satisfy their guests’ every need.
14 guests can be accommodated in the stylish, 7 air conditioned cabins. The types of cabins available are Double Bed - Upper and Lower Deck and Twin Cabins - Upper and Lower Deck. All cabins include a porthole or window, individual climate control and private en-suite bathroom.

The Sundeck and amazing indoor Saloon are some of the great amenities you will find on this boat, have a beer watching the amazing landscape after your daily diving.

During surface intervals, guests of the liveaboard Raja Ampat Explorer have many options for entertainment

Relax in the comfort of your room or in the air conditioned main Lounge area where you can take advantage of the entertainment center featuring a TV, CD / DVD player to watch a movie or look through the day’s underwater pictures. Nap on the shaded sun deck on the cushioned lounge chairs. Participate in our daily fish identification presentation, and use the camera charging and work stations that are provided onboard to assist Photographers in storing and editing the outstanding images that will be captured on this dive safari. A small library is available for book exchanges as well as fish identification books and for those that can’t get enough of the marine sights, snorkeling is offered between dives.

The Raja Ampat Explorer has put together a menu that satisfies the high energy needs required by guests for their action packed dive safari.

You’ll awake every morning to a cooked-to-order breakfast. Your second dive will be followed by a scrumptious buffet-style lunch. Dinner will be served to your table each evening. Snacks are served regularly to ensure you never have to dive hungry.

Indonesian and Western cuisine are served by the skilled Chef on the Raja Ampat Explorer. Most dining occurs in the air-conditioned Salon, but you’ll also have the chance to dine under the bright Papuan stars.
Snacks, hot drinks and water are included and soft drinks and local beer can be purchased on board.

HOW TO GET THERE

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

Cabins

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Upper Deck - Double Bed Cabin

1 Double Bed Cabin: located on the Upper Deck, with a double bed, sea view windows, A/C and en-suite bathroom

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Upper Deck - Twin Bed Cabin

1 Twin Beds Cabin: located on the Upper Deck, with two single beds, sea view windows, A/C and en-suite bathroom

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Twin Bed Cabins

These Air-Conditioned cabins with twin beds have en-suite bathroom, hot shower, wash basin and toilet are a great place to relax after a long day diving.

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Double Bed Cabin

1 Double Bed Cabin: located on the lower deck, with a double bed, portholes, A/C and en-suite bathroom.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)

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
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

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