Bidadari Alor

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Bidadari Alor

11 days

From 210 EUR

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Intro

KM Bidadari Cruises operates diving & snorkeling expeditions, cultural exploration, and special interest programs throughout Indonesia. 
Our itineraries offer live-aboard adventure within some of the richest and bio-diverse natural environments in the World. Dive programs include remote and exotic destinations from Komodo to West Papua. 
Divers, naturalists, and cultural enthusiasts alike share unique opportunities to discover the beauty of the lessor known island regions beyond Bali. Relax aboard our traditional style Indonesian schooner with all the modern comforts and facilities and cruise along routes exploring places far from the beaten track.

Our live-aboard provides unique access to dive and discover the fascinating diversity of the World's largest archipelago, access that only a live-aboard can provide.
KM Bidadari offers both Charter and Individual programs in Komodo, Flores, Alor, Maluku, and Raja Ampat regions.

Itinerary

Flores & Alor 10N/11D Dive (sample)

Day 1: Flores Is. Arrive Maumere airport. Transfer and embark. Conduct ship and safety briefing. Check dive.(1 dive)


Day 2: Flores Is. / Maumere Bay Maumere Bay has a Japanese WWII freighter lying in shallow water. It is covered with soft and hard corals and surrounded by smaller fish. There are also some excellent muck dives in the bay area.(4 dives)


Day 3: Lembata Is. / Waihingga Bay. Dive the beautiful Wahinnga Bay and explore critters along sandy bottom and bommies host to many Nudibranch, Frogfish, and Pipefish. Nearby stands magnificent Iliapi volcano which has some interesting underwater formations from previous lava flow. (4 dives)


Day 4-7: Alor Island / Pantar Strait Dive at Buaya,Ternate, and Pura Is. located between Pantar and Alor.Explore walls, caves,and sea mounts along the Pantar Strait. This strait has abundant and diverse fish life. Large Grouper,Sharks,Barracuda, and Tuna are common place here. Whales are often spotted here too. While currents can be as fast as 2 knots +, there are also more gentle sites with lots of fish action as well. (3 dives per day)


Day 8: Adonara Is. Exploration (4 dives)


Day 9: Flores Is. Kaponday point, North of Maumere Bay. (4 dives)


Day 10: Flores Is. / Pomana Besar Morning dive to explore these vertical walls with lots of active fish life. Barracuda, Tuna, and Blacktip shark patrol back and forth along the wall. Large manta come close as well. Afternoon village visit or snorkel. (2 dives)


Day 11: Flores Is. Arrive Maumere port. Debark and transfer to Maumere airport.


*Attention:
The dive sites sequence may alter depending on local sea water, current, and eather conditions. The Captain or Dive Master have full authority to change this.

Highlights

Boat specifications & Map plan

• Classification: Motor vessel / Two masted traditional wooden sail vessel
• Place and year built: Bima, by South Celebes boat builders 1996 
• Flag: Indonesian / Operator: PT. Citrakarsa Inti Samudra 
• Length Overall: 37.00 meters/ 123.58 ft 
• Length Over Deck: 29.00 meters/ 96.ft 
• Length over Waterline: 25 meters/ 83.50 ft 
• Beam: 7.50 meters/ 25.05 ft 
• Draft: 2.60 meters/ 8.68 ft 
• capacity: 16 passengers max. / crew 12 + Dive master 
• Average Speed 6-9 knots 
• 4 Decks 
• Rig: Gaff Rigged Ketch, total sails 7 with total area approx 370 sq. m 
• Main engine Caterpillar 394 HP (V8 cylinder) overhauled in Aug 2005 
• 6 air-conditioned en-suite cabins w/ private hot & cold hand shower and head 
• Saloon (air- conditioned) includes Dining and Lounge area 
• Generators: 2 Perkins (60 & 80 KVA) Dongfeng auxiliary 16 KVA generator • Navigational equipment: GPS-98, 1(one) Icome Radar, VHF, HF/SSB Radio/Depth finder, KM Bidadari EPIRB 2008 
• Dingy: 3 dive tenders with single 40 HP Yamaha outboard (2 inflatable RIB 5.4m & 1 fiberglass 5.4m). 
• Safety equipment: 2 life rafts@15 persons, life jackets, fire extinguishers, ISM certification following Marpol/Solas requirements 
• Dive equipment : 24 dive tanks, 2 dive compressors Shiffauer 9CFM and Bauer Mariner 9CFM, weights, BCD, Regulators, Oxygen 
• Nitrox generating system w/ Atlas Copco GX 7.5 compressor (7.5KW) 
• Nitrox tanks with K valves and adaptors
• Fuel tank capacity: (diesel) 15,000 liters
• Water tank capacity: fresh water 15,000 liters

Dates & prices
From To Price per Non-diver (EUR) Price per Diver (EUR) Select
Available the whole year 210 240 Continue

Indicative price per day cruise, per person, for more information on this itinerary please contact us.

Inclusions:

• transfers to/from vessel 
• full board (share cabin) 
• diving services 
• Padi Dive Master 
• tank, weights 
• coffee/tea & snacks

Exclusions:

• airfare 
• Nat.Park/port fees $50 
• nitrox 
• soft drinks / alcohol 
• equipment rental 
• crew gratuities 
• fuel surcharge not in effect

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