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7D6N North & South Komodo Luxury Catamaran Diving

By Solitude Adventurer

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At a Glance

At a Glance

7 days 6 nights
Group trip (18 travellers per group)
Dive the scuba mecca of Indonesia from this luxury catamaran that welcomes snorkelers and non-divers. Dive the likes of Batu Bolong, and favourite site to many with some strong currents this site offers a good chance to see pelagics out in the blue, even dolphins can be found playing in the currents here. Solitude Adventurer caters for up to 18 guests in different cabin types. All cabin types have en suite bathrooms. Social areas include an indoor lounge, library, bar and dining room as well as a shaded outdoor lounge and dining area. Freshly prepared dishes of local and international cuisine is served buffet-style, and self-serve snacks are available around the clock. Photographers are well catered to as there is a dedicated camera station with separate rinse tank, air gun, and towels just for cameras, as well as a digital camera studio with PC for editing. Nitrox is also available at an extra charge for those certified. This itinerary includes 20 dives.

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You are looking to snorkel from a modern luxury catamaran that has dedicated facilities for underwater photographer.

Trip Highlights

Komodo Island
Castle Rock
Rinca Island
Manta Point
Siaba Island (Turtle City)
Crystal Rock

What's included

What's included

From US$ 2,340 IDR37,767,718
  • Accommodation onboard twin/double (or quad sharing in quad cabin).
  • Guests can check in from 0800hrs the day (Dinner Included); Check Out latest at 1100hrs on the day of the Cruise End Date
  • Full-Board Meal Plan with in-between-meal snacks and all non- alcoholic beverages;
  • 3 or 4 daily guided Boat Day Dives (Including 1 Night Dive)
  • Reef Hook & Surface Marker Buoy
  • ** All dives are subject to the No-Fly/Altitude Minimum 18 Hours Policy & cruise itinerary (which may change due to weather and/or level of diving experience of the guests). No Dives on disembarkation day
  • Return transfer to and from the local airport of the location and dates of the cruise embarkation/disembarkation
  • Marine Park Fees, Port Clearance, Passenger Handling Service Fee (3,500,000 IDR or 250 USD per person. **CASH payment will be collected before boat departure)
  • Photography Permits, Diving Permits
  • Mares dive equipment: BCD (15 USD/ day), Dive Computer (10 USD/ day), Fins (5 USD/ day), Wet suit (10 USD/ day), Torch (8 USD/ day)
  • 15L/100cuft Scuba Cylinders are available USD 8 per cylinder per diving day
  • Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN30%) **+8USD per Dive OR 25USD per Day
  • Laundry Services
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo
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    Pick-up: 08:35am; Drop-off: 10:00am
    Embarkation at the harbour of Labuan Bajo starts from 0800Hrs to 1500Hrs. Only transfers from Labuan Bajo Domestic Airport are included in the cruise package. The crew will pick you up from 0800Hrs onwards.
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Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Sebayur Kecil - Sebayur Besar - Bidadari
Sebayur Kecil - Sebayur Besar - Bidadari

Today you'll dive in the north-western corner of Sebayur, one of the better dive sites at close distance to Labuan Bajo. Expect to spot some sharks too!

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 08:35am - Pick-up at Labuan Bajo
  • 8am: Depart from Labuan Bajo
  • 9am: Dive 1 - Sebayur Kecil. Enjoy an exhilarating drift dive amidst staghorn hard corals and turtles. You may even spot dugongs if you're really lucky!
  • 10am: Interval
  • 11am: Dive 2 - Sebayur Besar. Also an amazing spot for drift diving with a healthy reef life and lots of marine animals.
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 2pm: Optional dive at Bidadari. A simpler dive site to enjoy the peace and quiet of the ocean.
  • Till late: Entertainment/ chill on board
Day 2: Castle Rock - Crystal Rock - Shot Gun - Gili Lawa Darat
Castle Rock - Crystal Rock - Shot Gun - Gili Lawa Darat

Today you'll get to dive at some of the more challenging dive sites, and probably experience drifting as well.

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 8am: Depart from Bidadari
  • 9:30am: Dive 1 - Castle Rock. Also known as the 'Hard to Find Rock' as its pinnacles are completely submerged. Currents here are strong, but that increases your chances of spotting reef sharks! You'll also get to see turtles, napoleon wrasse, schools of sailfin snappers and batfish.
  • 10:30am: Interval
  • 11:30am: Dive 2 - Crystal Rock. Unlike Castle Rock, Crystal Rock breaks the surface of the water at low tide. Crystal Rock is especially suited for macro enthusiasts - spot pygmy seahorses in the sea fans; leaf fish and crocodile fish in the rocks; or even lady bug amphipods in the soft corals.
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm: Dive 3 - Shot Gun. Here, a small gap between two islands causes a fast flow of water, which will shoot you out at the end of the dive! The sloping hard coral reef is beautiful and teeming with fish. Manta Rays also live in the white sand at the edge of the reef.
  • 3pm: Interval
  • 4pm: Dive 4 - Gili Lawa Darat. Gili Lawa Darat is beautiful for hiking, but also an amazing dive site. with large schools of fish.
Day 3: Pink Beach - Manta Point - Batu Bolong - Siaba Kecil
Pink Beach - Manta Point - Batu Bolong - Siaba Kecil

Besides chilling at an aesthetic beach, you'll also get to dive at 3 more amazing dive sites today, where you can expect to witness plenty of majestic manta rays.

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 8am: Depart from Gili Lawa Darat
  • 10am: Dive 1 - Pink Beach. Visit the beach to see the pink sand! Underwater is a small wall that attracts schooling fish, turtles and cool macro critters such as frogfish. Out in the sand, reef sharks sleep and a special octopus might be seen.
  • 11am: Interval
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm: Dive 2 - Manta Point. Komodo has a huge population of manta rays and Manta Point is one of the most popular spots to see them. Dive amongst manta rays that go up to 7m wide! You won't believe how big they are until you see them in person!
  • 2:30pm: Interval
  • 3:30pm: Dive 3 - Batu Bolong. Batu Bolong is a popular dive site in this area. The shallows of this dive site are covered in stunning hard corals. Turtles, manta rays, sharks, eagle rays, and for the lucky, dolphins all find this pinnacle an interesting place to pass by!
  • 4:30pm: Interval
  • 5:30pm: Dive 4 - Siaba Kecil.
Day 4: Manta Alley - Cannibal Rock - Torpedo
Manta Alley - Cannibal Rock - Torpedo

Today you'll get to witness even more beautiful manta rays at Manta Alley, experience a chill dive in Cannibal Rock as well as get to dive at Torpedo!

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 8am: Depart from Siaba Kecil
  • 10am: Dive 1 - Manta Alley. The landscape is very dramatic here, with high cliffs and big rocks sticking out of the ocean. Manta rays feeding on the surface and vying for space on the cleaning station makes diving here a great experience.
  • 11am: Interval
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm: Dive 2 - Manta Alley
  • 2:30pm: Interval
  • 3:30pm: Dive 3 - Cannibal Rock. Cannibal Rock has been cited as being one of the best dive sites in the world. A great abundance of fish make this stunning pinnacle their home. Hard and soft corals surround a pinnacle that breaks the surface at low tide. The colour on the dive site is created by the crinoids, sponges, sea apples, tunicates and soft corals.
  • 4:30pm: Interval
  • 5:30pm: Dive 4 - Torpedo. The black sand of Torpedo Alley provides an excellent creature hunt to find some of rarest critters in the world. Rhinopias have been seen here. As well as coconut octopus, frogfish, bobbit worms, nudibranchs, … the list goes on and on!
Day 5: Police Corner - Tatawa Kecil - Tatawa Besar - Pulau Mawan
Police Corner - Tatawa Kecil - Tatawa Besar - Pulau Mawan

Today you'll get to dive at Tatawa Kecil, the small-colourful-fish capital of the world, Tatawa Besar - where the Hawksbill turtle resides, amongst other dive sites!

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 8am: Depart from Torpedo
  • 10am: Dive 1 - Police Corner. Amazing topography, deep dive, huge overhangs and chimney, mix of macro and pelagic, upside down swimming batfish due to extensive overhang.
  • 11am: Interval
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1:30pm: Dive 2 - Tatawa Kecil. Filled with steep slopes and strong currents. The challenging dive will be worth it as you spot white tip reef sharks, Hawksbill Turtles, Napoleon Wrasse, Snappers, Sweetlips, and Pretty Nudibranchs.
  • 2:30pm: Interval
  • 3:30pm: Dive 3 - Tatawa Besar
  • 4:30pm: Interval
  • 5:30pm: Dive 4 - Pulau Mawan. This spot is good for manta rays and reef sharks. And is slightly less challenging than the previous 2 dives of the day.
Day 6: Pulau Pengah - Wainilu - Rinca Island - Pulau Kaba
Pulau Pengah - Wainilu - Rinca Island - Pulau Kaba

Today you'll get to dive in two more spectacular spots of Komodo before a trek to meet magnificent Komodo dragons at Rinca Island.

Accommodation: IMO MV Mega Adventurer - Quad Room

  • 8am: Depart from Pulau Mawan
  • 9:30am: Dive 1 - Pulau Pengah. An amazing wall dive site. You may spot turtles and sharks here.
  • 10:30am: Interval
  • 11:30am: Dive 2 - Wainilu. Wainilu is a muck dive spot and is good for spotting small and rare camouflaged critters such as Frogfish, Rhinopia, Pictured Dragonets, Blue Ringed Octopus, Wonderpus, Zebra Crabs, Coleman shrimp, Ribbon Eels, Harlequin Shrimps, Nudibranchs.
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
  • 2pm: Trek to Rinca Island
  • 5:30pm: Watch the sunset from Pulau Kaba
Day 7: Pulau Kaba - Labuan Bajo
Pulau Kaba - Labuan Bajo

Your Komodo dive adventure comes to an end today.

  • 8am: Administrative work and payments
  • 11am: Depart for Labuan Bajo
  • 10:00am - Drop-off at Labuan Bajo

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Solitude Adventurer

Solitude Adventurer is a 36m (118ft) long and 12m (39ft) wide luxury catamaran was conceived and custom-built by Austal in Australia and originally launched as a family yacht in celebration of the millennium for a very prominent family in Singapore. Refitted once in 2013 by its previous owner and again just recently by its new principal owner, to cater for commercial hospitality and for all the diving pleasures guests have come to expect, whilst bathing them in light and lavishing them with an unparalleled amount of space to roam during cruises. All with the Solitude's little signature touch. As a guest, you’ll be taken care of by their well-trained staff, who know how to anticipate your needs and wants (often before you even get to think about what they are exactly!). Same goes for their experienced dive crew – always sharp and all set for the exciting underwater adventures they’ll guide you through.
2 years experience
Fluent English, Bahasa
Reef-Safe
Litter-Free
Wildlife-Safe

Solitude Adventurer Policies

Solitude Adventurer Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Solitude Adventurer pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Ankle socks (as fins can rub on the back of your ankles)
Flip flops
Personal Toiletries
Sunblock
Swimwear
Towel
Underwater camera
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

It is recommended that one holds an intermediate or advanced certification. The very strong currents and shifting tides can be overwhelming for beginner divers.

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