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9D8N Komodo Liveaboard Diving for small groups or families

By Nataraja

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Free - Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo

From US$ 5,174.57
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At a Glance

At a Glance

9 days 8 nights
Group trip (9 travellers per group)
This is an adventure filled with memorable diving and snorkelling sites with an infinite number of marine flora and fauna, walking trails for fantastic views as well as the opportunity to witness the grace of Manta Rays. Glide with sharks and observe the largest lizards on the planet in their savannah-like landscape. You will have up to 27 Day-dives in Some dive sites like Castle Rock, Golden Passage and also Batu Bolong that considered some of the best in the world. Nataraja has 4 cabins and can cater up to 9 adults and 4 kids. The crews are highly competent with divemasters and 1 instructor on board. This beautiful boat has an Espresso machine, movie projector, sea kayak, paddleboard, yoga mats for you to enjoy during this journey.

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You have loads of time and want to pamper yourself and family (or your best mates!) in a luxurious phinisi with A+ details such as espresso machine and movie projector!

Trip Highlights

Komodo Island
Castle Rock
Rinca Island
Cauldron
Manta Point
Kalong Island
Batu Bolong
Padar Island
Siaba Island (Turtle City)
Crystal Rock

What's included

What's included

From US$ 5,174.57 IDR83,651,426.76
  • Accommodation - 8 nights at Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard
  • Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo
  • Full board with International and Indonesian food including 5 meals / day: 2 breakfasts (1 light + 1 full breakfast), 2/3
  • course lunch, afternoon snacks, 2/3 course-dinner,
  • Tea, coffee, canned or bottled soft drinks,
  • Room & beach towels, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner,
  • Shore excursions and island expeditions,
  • Transfers from/to Airport - Yacht - Airport or hotel if similar distance,
  • Snorkeling equipment,
  • Onboard first aid kit,
  • Masks, fins, weights, and weight belt.
  • Up to 3 dives per day (1 to 2 dives on the first day and the day before disembarkation day; no dive will be planned on
  • disembarkation day)
  • Dive Master (ration guest-dive master max 1-5)
  • INT / DIN 12L tank / diver
  • International and domestic flights & airport tax if any,
  • Travel and dive insurance,
  • Harbour and national/marine park fees if not paid before the cruise,
  • Crew gratuities (tips) – Indonesian standards is 5% to 10% of the amount of the cruise,
  • Alcoholic beverages (e.g. beer, wine, spirits),
  • Rental diving equipment,
  • Dive courses on board (to be validated with the Cruise manager before the cruise),
  • 45-minute massages,
  • Anything else not listed in the above Inclusions section.
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Accommodation

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Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Labuan Bajo
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Labuan Bajo
    Pick-up: 09:00am; Drop-off: 12:00pm
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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: Labuan Bajo - Komodo National Park
Labuan Bajo - Komodo National Park

Today you will have 2 Day Dives around Sebayor Island

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • 09:00am - Pick-up at Labuan Bajo
  • 9 AM : Get picked up in style at your hotel or airport.
  • Cruise west and enjoy the beach, snorkeling or diving on Bidadari or Sebayur Kecil Island.
  • These islands offer a calm environment but boast a lively coral reef for divers and snorkelers.
  • Enjoy a first gorgeous sunset with a drink on board or at sea on kayaks or paddleboards.
  • Night dive is optional.
Day 2: Komodo Strait
Komodo Strait

Today you will have 3 Day Dives and relax in Gili Lawa

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • Komodo Island lies in the middle of the straits between Sumbawa and the Flores Islands.
  • The sea is funneled between the two islands, creating rich currents and coral reefs that we explore, such as Tatawa Besar, Batu Bolong and Golden Passage.
  • You will have the first dive right after Breakfast and follow the second dive before the Lunch.
  • At the end of a superb day’s sailing after the third dive, surrounded by the colorful fish, the boat will anchor safely in Gili Lawa Island Bay, famous for its views of the glowing sunset.
Day 3: Manta Point - Padar Island
Manta Point - Padar Island

You will Dive in Manta Point and trekking to Padar Island

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • Cruising south, we will stop at Taka Makassar aka Manta Point.
  • In this lovely coral garden, you will swim or dive with mantas, sharks, turtles and many more.
  • The nearby sand atoll with turquoise waters is the perfect spot for lunch and relaxation.
  • From there you will leave for Padar Island with its dramatic landscape of sharp peaks and pink sand beaches.
  • Those who don’t mind taking a few steps can take a short walk to see tremendous views.
Day 4: Horshoe Bay
Horshoe Bay

Today you will dive near Rinca island and see the Komodo dragon!

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • A day in South Rinca aka Horse Shoe Bay allows you to see an extraordinarily high concentration of wildlife including monkeys, deer, wild pigs, sea eagles and of course Komodo dragons on the beach.
  • Some world-class dive sites are in these colder waters, such as the famous Cannibal Rock.
Day 5: Gili Lawa Island
Gili Lawa Island

Today you will dive around Gili Lawa island and enjoy kayaking while enjoy the sunset.

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • This group of two islands has three world-famous dive sites and shark hotspots to enjoy: Castle Rock, Crystal Rock and the Cauldron.
  • For less adventurous snorkelers or divers, it also has beautiful hard coral reefs surrounded by white sand where manta rays are not a rare sight.
  • Paddleboarding or kayaking in these turquoise water bays is a must before a well-deserved drink at sunset.
Day 6: Sanggeang
Sanggeang

Today you will dive in Sanggeang area

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • The Sanggeang active volcano means you can swim in its underwater hot springs and bubbling reef.
  • Sangeang is famous for its extremely colorful soft corals and the contrasts they create with the black volcanic sand.
  • You can visit the only village on the island, of honey-makers, boat builders and shepherds who are settled on the shoreline.
  • This is a magnificent island to visit from sunrise to sunset.
Day 7: Banta & Batu Monco
Banta & Batu Monco

Today you will dive in less crowded area in Batu Monco and enjoy the pinkest beach

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • We will cruise to Banta Island just outside the National Park to explore very remotely, well-hidden bays with white and pink sandy beaches surrounded by dry, steep slopes and peaks.
  • You will rarely see another soul there, and only big shoals of fish patrol this island.
  • Depending on the weather conditions, you can cruise to Batu Monco and its heavenly calm, turquoise water where the snorkeling is easy and you can dive on pristine coral reefs surrounded by white sandy slopes.
Day 8: Rinca Island
Rinca Island

Today you will dive and explore Rinca island to see Komodo Dragon.

Accommodation: Nataraja Standard Cabin - Standard

  • In the morning you leave for the ranger station on Rinca Island from where a park ranger will talk to you about the legendary Komodo dragons. We can then refresh ourselves and swim or dive at Wainilu or Pengah Kecil. For a special moment at sunset, we will cruise to Kalong Island from where thousands of giant fruit bats fly above you in the light of the setting sun.
Day 9: Kalong Island - Labuan Bajo
Kalong Island - Labuan Bajo

Today you will cruise back to Labuan Bajo

  • 9 AM : You will cruise back to Labuan Bajo for our last delicious breakfast
  • 12 PM: Check out by noon
  • After sharing photos and farewells, our crew will arrange your transfer to your hotel or airport, and on your return trip back home, your head will be filled with unforgettable memories of the trip of a lifetime.
  • 12:00pm - Drop-off at Labuan Bajo

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Nataraja

The name Nataraja, the Lord of Dance, comes from the Hindu connection between the spirit and the arts, offering a perfect namesake for such an inspiring and graceful Phinisi boat. This 32m vessel is elegant and adventurous at heart, designed for those who pursue the spirit of freedom, curiosity and passion. It boasts a comfortable sundeck with fabulous 360° sea views to relax on during the day, share friendly moments with friends and co-travelers and from which to enjoy gazing at the star-filled tropical skies at night. Built-in 2015, the boat offers exotic and luxurious living conditions, with exquisite attention to the design detail on board, perfectly embodying the spirit of relaxed tropical life at sea. Designed for families and friends, the Nataraja’s open-living concept brings you as close to the iconic sea and landscapes of Indonesia as you can hope to get.
1 year experience
Fluent English
Reef-Safe
Refuse Plastics
Litter-Free

Nataraja Policies

Nataraja Policies

Child Pricing
Infants (age 0) will not be charged. Children (age 1 - 13) will pay a discounted price
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Strict Cancellation Policy
As Nataraja 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
Clothes for 9 Days
Dry bag
Laptop (for you to watch movie)
Swimming suit
Towel
Underwater camera
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Open Water certified diver

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