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Sea Safari VIII

Cabins
12
Length / Width
34 m / 10 m
Year built / renovated
2003  / 2015
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
NO
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Leisure diving expeditions around Raja Amapat and Cendarwasih Bay for 6 - 11 nights
  • Manokwari, Sorong, Ambon and the Banda Sea
  • Watch birds of paradise fly in their natural habitat
  • Swim with graceful whalesharks in easy currents
  • From shipwrecks to muck diving
  • Spinner dolphins, orcas, melonhead, pilot, blue and humpback whales. 
  • Presentation/movie room, photographers paradise above and below the water
  • Village land excursions
  • Suitable diving for all levels, snorkellers & non divers always welcome
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available, dives with ENOS locating system. Satelite phone.

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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
  • 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 water around Raja Ampat is clear and turqouise and usually warm. Visibility is often at 20-30m. Discover some of the most fascinating dive spots - Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Manokwari, Derawan, Ambon, Sumbawa. After an exhilarating diving day aboard the Sea Safari 8 unwind on the Sundeck or at the Bar, enjoy fresh food or rest in your State Cabin.

what you can expect

The Sea Safari 8 is 113 feet (34.35m) long and 33 feet (10m) wide. The Sea Safari 8 was built in 2003 and fully renovated in 2015. Detailed attention has gone into the design of vessel. The Sea Safari 8's goal is to offer the best in terms of underwater experience and leisure-time activities, without compromising any of the comforts, usually found in land-based hotels.

The liveaboard is a charming, traditional wooden boat, built for those who want to unveil the hidden treasures of Indonesia. The Sea Safari 8's itineraries were arranged so the dive sites can be visited at the perfect time. Moreover, it differentiates itself from other liveaboards by providing the best in personalized accommodation, services and facilities. Part of its philosophy is also that even when sailing the hidden corners of Indonesia, good food must not be forgotten, after all, an army (of Divers) marches on its stomach. After all, a relaxing meal prepared with care and style is the best way to remain full of energy for the next dive! The Sea Safari 8 sets itself apart because you can enjoy great food from a buffet that can also offer vegetarian food.

There are 5 cabin types: Lower Deck Twin bed cabin, Lower Deck Double bed cabin, Lower Deck 2 Bunk cabin, Lower Deck Bunk bed cabin and Middle Deck Double cabin. The boat is equipped with air-conditioning. Regarding entertainment and activities apart from great diving, the Sea Safari 8 offers movies, audio-video entertainment, current films and documentaries, travel guidebooks, novels and wildlife books.

The Sea Safari 8 welcomes you to both Intro Dives/Discover Scuba, Open Water Diver - get certified, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver certification and EFR. Its very experienced Instructors, can confidently take you to the next level of diving. Nitrox is available at an extra charge. Rental equipment and equipment cleaning service, is also available. Sea Safari 8's team also offers airport transfer (pick-up from airport and return to the aiport) and hotel pick-up (free)

The team consists of 20 people. There are 5 Dive Professionals on board, who will ensure that the guests have a great diving experience. The boat's main language is English.

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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Middle deck: double cabin

This cabin is on the middle deck and has a bigger window with view on the deck and sea. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi split air conditioner,

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  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Bunk Bed- 2 bunks

This cabin boasts two bunk beds. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi split air conditioner, the photo shows a quadruple bunk cabin- the bunk beds in this cabin will be the same structure/type,

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck: double bed cabin

This is a private double cabin with a single porthole. All cabins private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi split air conditioner

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  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck: quadruple cabin- 4 bunk beds

This cabin boasts 2 bunk beds and a porthole. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi split air conditioner,

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  4
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower deck - Twin beds Cabin

You will find two types of cabins with a porthole each: 2 twin bed cabins shareable for 2 people All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, basin, hot and cold shower and multi split air conditioner

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  • Beds:  1 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

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

Diving Facilities

  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck

For your safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

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