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10D9N Bima - Komodo Diving | 24th Aug - 2th Sep 2020 **Traditional Phinisi Boat

10 days 9 nights
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Up to 16 persons
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10D9N Bima - Komodo Diving | 24th Aug - 2th Sep 2020 **Traditional Phinisi Boat
10D9N Bima - Komodo Diving | 24th Aug - 2th Sep 2020 **Traditional Phinisi Boat

10D9N Bima - Komodo Diving | 24th Aug - 2th Sep 2020 **Traditional Phinisi Boat

10 days 9 nights
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Up to 16 persons
No Min. Age

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From S$ 3,574.72 / person
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Details

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The classic beauty of The Seahorse Liveaboard combines traditional craftsmanship with modern conveniences and safety features providing charming comfort in the remotest waters of Indonesia. The Seahorse is a luxury and spacious vessel built by divers. She accommodates 16 guests in 5 twin and 3 double bed cabins, attended by 12 crew and 4 Dive Masters. All the spacious cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with hot water. Other amenities: a spacious dive deck, dedicated indoor camera station, massage on board, complimentary kayaks and paddleboard. Delicious family-style Western-Indonesian meals and snacks will be served on board. This trip departs from Bima and will end in Labuan Bajo. You will be guided to sites boasting a rich combination of hard and soft corals, predators fishes, even more macro (and manta rays too!). Expect a minimum of 27 day & night dives in the itinerary. Free Nitrox is available on all trips. The minimum dive level required to join the cruise is PADI Advanced Open Water or CMAS level 2, with a minimum of 50 dives at sea. However, divers with a lower level will be able to participate, but with specific coaching at additional cost.

Suitable For: Solo Travellers, Couples
Tags: Wildlife & Animals, Watersports, Diving, Kayaking / Canoeing, Manta Rays

What's included

What's included

  • MSY Seahorse Boat - Twin Cabin (Shared) or MSY Seahorse Boat - Double Cabin (Private)
  • Accommodation in a shared twin or double cabin
  • All meals & snacks. Drinking water, soft drinks and hot drinks, espresso.
  • All guided dives (1 guide /4 divers maximum)
  • Aluminum tanks (12 lts), weights and belts
  • Nitrox
  • Airport-boat transfers from/to the closest airport (departure and arrival)
  • Park and Port fees: 125 €/pax (paid onboard)
  • Alcoholic beverages (you can BYOB)
  • Diving equipment rental (see pricing below)
  • 100 cf (15 litre) tanks : 50 € / cruise
  • Massage
  • Crew gratuities
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

Your host provides free pick up from:
  • Bima (Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin) Airport
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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

Day 1: Labuan Bajo - Komodo National Park
Labuan Bajo - Komodo National Park

  • Safety Briefing, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour. During the journey to the first dive site for a check dive, please take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.
  • Check dive
  • Please Note: This is a sample itinerary and nº of dives, dive sites, etc. may be subject to change due to weather conditions and other unforeseeable factors.
Day 2: North Komodo
North Komodo

Today you will complete 3 macro dives in the most Northern Part of the park.

  • Enjoy 3 Macro dives in the most Northern part of the park
  • Dive Castle rock, Cauldron, two highlights action dives of the park. Made of rocks with prolific fish life.
  • End of the day ascending a hilltop to admire the sunset and the magnificence of Komodo National Park.
Day 3: North Komodo
North Komodo

Today you will dive at Batu Bolong, Tatawa Besar, Tatawa Kecil and Siaba.

  • You will do 4 dives today.
  • You are now in the north area with clear and warm waters. The dive choice depends here greatly of the tides, as some of them must imperatively be dived at a certain stage of the tide. Sites offered are Batu bolong (a rock with dramatic seascape, huge boulders, and prolific fish life including reef sharks, napoleon wrasses, giant trevallies, etc) , Batu Mandi, Tatawa Besar ( a drift with the best soft corals of the park) , Tatawa Kecil, Siaba.
Day 4: North Komodo
North Komodo

Today you will dive around Padar Island and have a short visit to Pantai Merah (Pink Beach)

  • Today you will do 4 dives.
  • Visit North to the Island of Padar, according to the tide and eventual swell, dives will be 3 sisters (complexes of 3 pinnacles, rich in critters and fish life), Pilarsteen, No problem, before to cross again the channel and do the 3rd dive in Pantai Merah. A night dive will be offered.
Day 5: South Rinca
South Rinca

Dive in the famous Cannibal rock, Yellow Wall and Torpedo

  • Today you will do 4 dives.
  • At dawn, cross the channel between Komodo and Rinca. The first dive in South Rinca is the famous cannibal rock, a great abundance of critters (frogfish, Coleman shrimps and zebra crabs on fire urchins, rare nudibranchs, leaf fishes, sea apples), on a reef well covered with soft corals. A phillodesmium in cannibal rock 2nd dive on Yellow wall, with its incredible colors of soft corals, Feather stars, green and yellow tubastrea corals. Afternoon dive and night dive on Torpedo, an interesting muck dive site. Water is generally cold, 22 to 24 °C. If you're lucky, you can see the Komodos dragons on the beach in this area.
Day 6: West Komodo
West Komodo

Today you will dive in Manta Alley, known as Manta Rays cleaning station.

  • Morning dive on the West of Komodo.
  • After breakfast, go further south where you will dive Manta Alley, a famous dive site for its Manta cleaning station. The water is cooler in this area and can be as low as 22 °C. 2 dives in Manta alley.
  • Night dive on the coast.
Day 7: Banta Island
Banta Island

Today you will spend the day diving around Banta Island

  • One morning dive in Banta Island (Tanjung Rusa or GPS point), then the two following dives. You can expect to see pelagic and schools of barracudas. If you’re lucky enough, hammerhead and grey reef sharks are sometimes seen there. Nudibranchs and turtles are usually joining the show as well. You can also see the volcanic island of Sangeang from Banta, which rises from the beautiful blue sea.
  • Night dive on the west coast of Komodo island. Anchorage in the magnificent bay of Loh Srikaya
Day 8: Today you will get your final dip in the Komodo waters!

Varies

  • 2 dives in the morning depending on guest flight schedules and the 24-hour requirement before flying.
Day 9: Labuan Bajo
Labuan Bajo

  • Bid goodbye to your hosts as you will be sent back to Labuan Bajo's airport for departure.
This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.

Meet your host

Meet your host

Wallacea Dive Cruises is a French-Indonesian Liveaboards operator that has been cruising and exploring Indonesia best diving destinations since 2002. The company is owned and run by a marine biologist who is an enthusiast for the sea and sailing. His partner is also a well-respected and influential personality in Indonesia’s marine society. Their boats are diver-focused and offer photographer-friendly facilities. Their experienced dive guides are passionate about marine life, really good spotters for those desirable photo objects that you came to dive for, no matter how small. Wallacea offers Free Nitrox on all trips, a safe guide to diver ratio (1:4), comfortable en-suite cabins and delicious Indonesian-Western meals served in family style.
20 years experience
Fluent English, Bahasa
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

Cancellation & Rescheduling

Cancellation & Rescheduling

Cancellation Policy
As Wallacea Dive Cruise would be holding the slot for you and turning down other potential customers, you won’t be able to cancel after you book.
In the Event of a Government Lockdown
If there is a government lockdown that prevent you from going on your trip, you may get a full refund via Seek Sophie credits or reschedule at no additional costs. Otherwise, we would do our best to help you reschedule in other cases. Read our full policy here.

Helpful Questions from Our Community

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Change of Clothes
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Towel
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Pre-Requisites for The Trip
The minimum dive level required to join the cruise is PADI Advanced Open Water or CMAS level 2, with a minimum of 50 dives at sea.
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