2018-12-07 11:19:13

Getting to Know Liveaboard in Indonesia





These days, numerous people are interested in going to island as their holiday destination. In addition, many people enjoy their vacation by going diving or snorkeling around the island and enjoy their time on luxury boat.

What is Liveaboard

Basically, Liveaboard means a person who lives on a bat, or a boat that convenient to live on. In terms of diving activities, liveaboard means a scuba diving purposely-build ship, or an existing vessel that is offered to diving trips which usually last longer than single night. The capacity of the boats is different, it could host between 12 and 30 divers, but those who require to get private one, it may host fewer than that.

All The Adventurer Aboard

Liveaboard has been selected not only for divers but also the travellers who want to enjoy a unique adventure on the sea. Although it tends to be quite pricey compared to regular scuba diving, liveaboard still appeals middle-up societies out there. It is also getting more interesting due to a lot of diverse activities to do while on board. For instance, a liveaboard operator, steppes, offers liveaboard with experts onboard in November or December where the guest may sail around Raja Ampat, West Papua, and dive up to four periods a day in the business of the cameraman behind David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and Planet Earth, Doug Allan. Liveaboard also becomes the most choice for those who want to reach dive locations that are far from the coast and could only be reached by liveaboard such as Socorro in Mexico and Galapagos in Ecuador.

Indonesia has many beautiful liveaboard destination.

Unfortunately, not every dive destination is a liveaboard destination. However, Indonesia has it all. There are many dive operators that offering liveaboard services. Cajoma Indonesia, for instance, sells relatively cheap liveaboard dive trip vacation with adapted Indonesia’s traditional boat, Phinisi, in Komodo Island at the price range of USD 5.800-7.300  which can accomodate up to 6 people for 5 days trip. Another local travel agent, Kapan Pulang, also offer liveaboard services in Komodo with affordable price of USD 850 or approximately IDR 12.000.000 per person.

Raja Ampat Liveaboard

Raja Ampat boasts a wide range of marine flora and fauna, making it a world-class dive destination and one of the greatest dive spots in the planet. A liveaboard will take you to the greatest dive sites and enrich your experience. The best season to viisit is during the months of October, November, and December. It will take you to Eagle Rock, Atlas Pearl Farm, and Star Lagoon at Pianemo Island.

Komodo Island Liveaboard

Diving with Manta Rays is best in December, January, and February. Phinisi in Komodo Island may accomodate up to 6 people for 5 days trip. In Komodo Island, it is easy for liveaboard to cover a vast variety of dive sites. Some of further away dive areas, such as Padar Island and the south of Rinca and Komodo Islands are could only visited by liveabard.


The services on liveaboards vary substantially. Usually, divve operators offer video and photography workshops and maritime life talks as the popular services to the guests. The operators will also organize the whole trip from the airport pick up until transport you again to the airport after the trip is finished. In general, all divers are expected to bring their own diving or snorkelling equipment, however, you may also rent them by order in advance. At some points, you should notice before  booking are prerequisites of operator that might ask you a few requirement such as insurance, level of diving and nitrox certification.

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