Bidadari Komodo

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Bidadari Komodo

8 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

Komodo 7N/8D Dive & Trek (sample)

Day 1: Flores Is. Arrive Labuan Bajo airport. Transfer and embark. Conduct ship and safety briefing. Check dive at Sabolan Is. After night dive, cruise to the Northern part of Komodo National Park, Gili Lawa Laut for overnight. (2 dives)


Day 2: Komodo Is. Dive the submerged rock at Gili Lawa Laut which is rich with diverse marine and fish life. Lots of Grouper,Trevally, Snapper,and Napolean wrasse. (4 dives)


Day 3: Komodo Is. Dive Gili Lawa Darat. Turtles,Giant sweetlips around rich reef slopes. Garden eels at sandy bottom. Humphead parrotfish commonly seen. Sharks residing in the passage. (4 dives)


Day 4: Komodo Is. Tatawa Besar,Tatawa Kecil and Batu Bolong holds strong currents, reefs will vary with both gentle and deep slopes, stunning variety of coral and fish life, diverse fish populations, and lots of big species. Batu Bolong, presents giant slabs of rock which disappear into the depths are an amazing sight to see covered with every form of marine life and patrolled by Giant trevally, Napoleon wrasse,Sharks, Turtles, and schools of Barracuda sweeping in to check out the divers. Manta rays are often sighted. (4 dives)


Day 5: Komodo Is. Dive Pantai Merah/ Hantu Is. and enjoy the beautiful Pink Beach at Komodo Is. Cruise to the Southern tip of Rinca Island. (4 dives)


Day 6: Rinca Is. Nusa Kode is host to coral covered ridges, cold water, rich fish life in shallows, particularly plankton feeders. In deeper waters, one can find White tip sharks, Green turtle, huge schools of Grouper. (4 dives)


Day 7: Padar Is. (2 dives a.m.) Afternoon guided trek on Rinca Is. to see the renown Varanus Komodoensis in their natural habitat. During the walk, you may come across wild game such as Deer, Boar, and Wild buffalo,all which are natural prey for the Komodo dragon.(2 dives)


Day 8: Flores Is. Arrive Labuan Bajo port / debark and transfer to Labuan Bajo airport.


*Attention: The dive sites sequence or availability may be altered depending on the local sea water, current, and weather conditions.The Dive master/Master of the vessel 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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