Alikai Liveaboard

Destination: Indonesia

Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Triton Bay, Komodo, Halmahera, Sulawesi and Alor (4 Nights) | From $430++/night

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After finishing its 10-month refit in Bali, the 40-meter long Alikai Liveaboard will be ready to launch by the end of August. A delightful mix of modern interior with traditional aesthetics Alikai is fully equipped with Nitrox, a camera room, state of the art diving equipment, and experienced dive masters to ensure the safety and enjoyment of its guests as they explore the fantastic diving corners of Indonesia. 

 

Why You'll Like alikai liveaboard

  • Newly renovated
  • Generous living spaces including both Indoor and Outdoor relaxation areas
  • Balinese massage therapists available
  • Camera room
  • State of the art diving equipment
  • Experienced dive masters
  • Nitrox
  • Experienced chef and cruise director/dive-master

 

 

Dive Overview

Indonesia is blessed with the smallest to the largest of marine animals. Pygmy seahorses, wonderpuss, ghost pipefish, rhinopias, hairy and normal frog fish, mantas, whale sharks, sharks and rays. Emperor requires that you have a minimum of 30 logged dives to join a Raja Ampat itinerary and 50 logged dives for Komodo, Banda Sea, Alor and Flores itineraries, and that you are Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

[See: Raja Ampat Area & Komodo, Alor & Flores, Ambon & Banda Sea Dive Travel Guides]

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Accommodations

Types of Cabins, Amenities and Photos

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alikai liveaboard Cabin Overview

Alikai offers its guests two types accommodations located over 3 decks: the Master Cabin or the Stateroom. The Master Cabins are located at the stern and comes with its own private terrace. The Staterooms are located on the lower decks with a fantastic ocean view or portholes. Each cabin is air-conditioned and complete with ensuite bathrooms and wardrobes. The cabins are also adorned with carefully selected items collected from previous trips in order to pay tribute to the liveaboard's Indonesian history.

 

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Master Cabin and Private Terrace

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Stateroom

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General Facilities

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Sundeck (L) & Louge (R) 

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Front deck (L) & Dive Center (R)

 

alikai liveaboard Boat Features

  • Lounging area on top deck
  • Spacious indoor living and dining area
  • Comfortable outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck in front of the bridge
  • Relaxation area
  • Dive center 
  • Camera room 

 

Food & Drinks Aboard Alikai Liveaboard

The food aboard the Alikai is heavily influenced by the spices of Indonesia. A subtle mix of western and traditional cuisine, their talented chef creates dishes that take guests on an adventure of new tastes and combinations while they adventure the oceans of Indonesia. The menus have also been specifically designed to cater to all of their guests' need, such as offering vegan and vegetarian options. 

Guests who are interested in discovering more about Indonesian cuisine are welcome to accompany the chef on his visits to the local market or to join him in a cooking class. 

 

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Alikai Liveaboard Deck Plan

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Schedule, RATES & AVAILABILITY

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The following rates are in USD and are per person per night. Valid until January 2021.

[See also: Inclusions & Exclusions]

AccommodationRates
StateroomUSD 430
Master CabinUSD 550
Private CharterUSD 5600

 

discovery prices

The following rates are in USD and are per person per night. Valid until January 2022.

[See also: Inclusions & Exclusions]

AccommodationRates
StateroomUSD 460
Master CabinUSD 590
Private CharterUSD 6000


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Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Full board meals
  • Soft drinks
  • Dive Guides
  • English speaking guide
  • Tanks and weights
  • Airport / hotel transfer – return
  • Nitrox tanks
  • Land excursions and guide fee

 

Exclusions

  • Domestic flights
  • Hotel & accommodations before and after the cruise
  • Park fees
  • Travel insurance, Diving insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages, espresso
  • Massage service
  • Visa entry fee (if any)
  • Rental diving equipment
  • Tips for the crew (recommended between 5 and 10% of the cruise price)
  • Fuel surcharge when indicated
  • Relocation fee: USD 2,500 / day 

 

RATES & AVAILABILITY

For more information on other departure dates, rates, and on availability email us at info@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us at +1-310-915-6677 and we will gladly help you plan your dream dive vacation!

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Dive Information & Itineraries

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KOMODO (9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS)

  • Day 1 (2 Dives)
  • 
Our crew will meet you at your arrival at Komodo’s airport and organize your 
transfer to the boat moored 10 minutes away. You will be welcomed by our 
crew with the welcome drink and will give you a quick briefing. Depending 
of your arrival time, we will do our check dive (s) at Bidadari or in Sebayur 
Besar 1h30 sailing from Labuan Bajo. One night dive in Sebayur Besar is on 
the planning. 

  • Day 2 (3-4 Dives)

  • We will sail early morning to the northern corner of Komodo National Park 
with some of our very favorite dive sites: Castle Rock, Crystal Rock and Shot 
Gun. Be ready for exhilarant drift dives full of actions with sharks, hunting fish 
school of jacks and Manta Rays.

  • Day 3 (3-4 Dives)

  • Today is dedicated to “Central Komodo” with the world-famous Batu Bolong. 
A giant pinnacle raising from the depth home to incredible marine life, pelagic 
fish, reef sharks, and beautiful corals. A once in a lifetime experience. Nearby 
is Manta point where we will do long drift dives in the search of these gentle 
giants. 


  • Day 4 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will enter the southern part of Komodo National Park today where colder water of the Indian ocean brings a different marine life. We will spend the day around Padar with some great dive sites such as 3 sisters and Pillarsteen. We will also have the chance to do a nice night dive in Padar kecil with a beautiful coral garden and nice Macro. A Sunset climb on Padar will be a great chance to admire the amazing Panorama from this viewpoint.
  • Day 5 (3-4 Dives)
  • Today we will dive the lesser know side of Komodo National Park with the southern part of Rinca island. We will head to Nusa Kode bay where beautiful macro dives are waiting for us. Cannibal Rock and Torpedo Alley are some of them. We will also have a beautiful night dive with stunning Macro. As a bonus, we will be able to observe the Komodo Dragons patrolling down the beach. We won’t be able to go ashore there.
  • Day 6 (3-4 Dives)
  • Early morning we will dive the wild side of Komodo islands where we will fly with manta rays in Manta Alley. Amazing dives are awaiting us around German Flag with lot of pelagic fishes, Grouper and snappers hiding in the boulders and Napoleon wrasse that are often encountered in this part of the island. In the end of the afternoon, we will sail to Banta island sitting in the channel between Sumbawa and Komodo.
  • Day 7 (3-4 Dives)
  • Anchored in the beautiful bay of Loh Srikaya, we will spend the day exploring the dive sites around Banta. GPS point, End of the world and NW Gili Banta will be on our menu. Banta will offer us excellent macro and night dive with a lot of frog fish, nudibranch, coral garden and exhilarating dives with big fishes and sharks. Schools of Giant Travelly, large groupers, schools of giant trevally, massive dogtooth tuna are common in this area.
  • Day 8 (2 Dives)
  • For our 7th day, we stay in central Komodo to explore Mawan, Siaba besar and or Pengah. In the afternoon we will anchor near Rinca island where we will head for a walk with the local rangers in search of the Komodo Dragons. In the evening we will anchor near Kalong island where will watch thousands of flying foxes leaving their mangrove island in search of food on Flores. A great mother nature spectacle.
  • Day 9 (0 Dives)
  • We will sail back to Labuan Bajo where our crew will organize your transfer to the airport or your hotel in the morning.


 

KOMODO (8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS)

  • Day 1 (2 Dives)
  • Our crew will meet you at your arrival at Komodo’s airport and organize your transfer to the boat moored 10 minutes away. You will be welcomed by our crew with the welcome drink and will give you a quick briefing. Depending on your arrival time, we will do our check dive (s) at Bidadari or in Sebayur Besar 1h30 sailing from Labuan Bajo. One night dive in Sebayur Besar is on the planning.
  • Day 2 (4 Dives)
  • We will sail early morning to the northern corner of Komodo National Park with some of our very favorite dive sites: Castle Rock, Crystal Rock, and Shot Gun. Be ready for exhilarant drift dives full of actions with sharks, hunting fish school of jacks and Manta Rays.
  • Day 3 (4 Dives)
  • Today is dedicated to “Central Komodo” with the world-famous Batu Bolong. A giant pinnacle raising from the depth home to incredible marine life, pelagic fish, reef sharks and beautiful corals. A once in a lifetime experience. Nearby is Manta point where we will do long drift dives in the search of these gentle giants.
  • DAY 4 (4 Dives)
  • We will enter the southern part of Komodo National Park today where colder water of the Indian ocean brings a different marine life. We will spend the day around Padar with some great dive sites such as 3 sisters and Pillarsteen. We will also have the chance to do a nice night dive in Padar kecil with a beautiful coral garden and nice Macro. A Sunset climb on Padar will be a great chance to admire the amazing Panorama from this viewpoint.
  • Day 5 (4 Dives)
  • Today we will dive the lesser know side of Komodo National Park with the southern part of Komodo and Flores islands. We will fly with manta rays in Manta Alley south Komodo and then head to Nusa Kode bay where beautiful macro dives are waiting for us. Cannibal Rock and Torpedo Alley are some of them. As a bonus we will be able to observe the Komodo Dragons patrolling down the beach. We won’t be able to go ashore there.
  • Day 6 (4 Dives)
  • Early morning, we will sail back towards central Komodo to dive the famous Tatawa Kecil & Besar, Siaba besar and Kecil and Wainilu for macro and night dive. Tons of Anthias, reef sharks, turtles and Napoleon wrasse are on the menu for our 6th day.
  • Day 7 (2 Dives)
  • For our 7th day, we stay in central Komodo to explore Mawan, Siaba besar and or Pengah. In the afternoon we will anchor near Rinca island where we will head for a walk with the local rangers in search of the Komodo Dragons. In the evening we will anchor near Kalong island where will watch thousands of flying foxes leaving their mangrove island in search of food on Flores. A great mother nature spectacle.
  • Day 8 (0 Dives)
  • We will sail back to Labuan Bajo where our crew will organize your transfer to the airport or your hotel in the morning.

 

NORTH RAJA AMPAT (8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS)

  • Day 1 (1-2 Dives)
  • Our crew will meet you at your arrival at Sorong’s airport and organize your transfer to the boat moored 15 minutes away. You will be welcomed by our crew with the welcome drink and will give you a quick briefing. Depending on arrival time, we will do our check dive at black rock close to Sorong. We will sail overnight to Penemu.
  • Day 2 (3-4 Dives)
  • Penemu is one of the best viewpoint of Raja Ampat after a short climb. The area is home to fabulous dive sites and we will explore Melisa’s garden, Barracuda, My Reef, and maybe some more. A beautiful night dive will be expected to conclude this first amazing day in the heart of Raja Ampat!
  • Day 3 (3-4 Dives)
  • Our itinerary is bringing us to the northern side of Raja Ampat near Wayag area. We will have vast choice of dive sites with Eagle Rock one and two, Black Rock, The Maze – Equator, One Tree Island, Reger Rock and many more. Eagle Rock one and two, Black Rock, The Maze-Equator, One Tree Island, Reger Rock and many more !! Our crew will also organize a beach setup for the sunset barbecue to conclude this amazing day.
  • Day 4 (3-4 Dives)
  • Our 4th day will be dedicated to Wofoh area with its deep blue wall full of a colorful mix of hard corals. Schools of Yellow fin Barracuda and surgeon fish will amaze you and it is not rare to spot grey sharks in the blue. Wofoh has everything amaze every divers.
  • Day 5 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will do one more day on the beautiful wall of Wofoh before heading south to Aborek. On the way we will stop at Citrus Ridge, Mayhem or Baracuda close to Yangefo for some amazing dives. We will spend the night at Arborek. Our first dive could be at Wofoh wall, to Citrus Ridge and Mayhem or Baracuda close to Yangefo, night dive at Arborek.
  • Day 6 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will spend the day in the middle of the Dampier straight with amazing dives at Cape Kri and Blue Magic or Mioskon. Cape Kri is a world-renowned dive site due the number of marine species present.
  • Day 7 (1-2 Dives)
  • For our last day in Raja Ampat, we will stay in the damper straight area where we can dive or snorkel Batu Tiga and some other dive sites in the area. We could also go snorkeling / diving in the jellyfish lake to conclude our cruise through Raja Ampat. Late afternoon we will set sail back to our starting point Sorong.
  • Day 8 (0 Dive)
  • We arrive early morning in Sorong where our crew will organize your transfer to the airport or your hotel in the morning.


SOUTH RAJA AMPAT (8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS)

  • Day 1 (1-2 Dives)
  • Our crew will meet you at your arrival at Sorong’s airport and organize your transfer to the boat moored 15 minutes away. You will be welcomed by our crew with the welcome drink and will give you a quick briefing. We will be heading Southwest to Daram island. Depending on your arrival time, we will do our check dive (s) on one of the best dive sites of the world South East of Misool.
  • Day 2 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will spend the day around Daram island to dive Andys Ultimate, Candy Store and Andiamo dive sites. We spend the night close to Yilliet.
  • Day 3 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will arrive early morning on one of our favorite dive sites in Raja Ampat: “Magic Mountain” where a combination of large and macro marine life can be found. We will then dive Boo Windows, Nudy Rock or Whale rock. We spend the night at Pulau Kalig.
  • Day 4 (3-4 Dives)
  • After a short navigation to Pulau Wayil, we will snorkel near the beach or dive Neptunes Fan Sea with beautiful soft corals. The other dive sites of the day are Four King, Barracuda, Dunia Kecil or Orange peel. Our cruise director will choose the best ones depending on the diving conditions to propose you the only best!
  • Day 5 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will stay in the area of Wayil and Warakaraket for our 5th day exploring the dive sites we haven’t done the previous days or simply dive them again.
  • Day 6 (3-4 Dives)
  • After a short navigation we will arrive in Wolbolol area home to “Portion Nine”, No Contest and the plateau dive sites. Schools of Barracuda and jacks, snappers and parrotfishes hide and swim around the pinnacles.
  • Day 7 (3-4 Dives)
  • Our last day in Misool area. After a short navigation we arrive near Wagmab where will dive Three Rocks, Razorback Rock or Goa Farondi. We will then go on a short land excursion to see the ancient paintings laid on the cave of this area. We then start to sail north heading towards Sorong
  • Day 8 (3-4 Dives)
  • Arrival early morning In the Harbor of Sorong for departure to your next destination.


NORTH AND SOUTH RAJA AMPAT (11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS)

  • Day 1 (1-2 Dives)
  • Our crew will meet you at your arrival at Sorong’s airport and organize your transfer to the boat moored 15 minutes away. You will be welcomed by our crew with the welcome drink and will give you a quick briefing. We will be heading Southwest to Daram island. Depending of your arrival time, we will do our check dive (s) on one of the best dive sites of the world South East of Misool.
  • Day 2 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will spend the day around Daram island to dive Andys Ultimate, Candy Store and Andiamo dive sites. We spend the night close to Yilliet.
  • Day 3 (3-4 Dives)
  • We will arrive early morning on one of our favorite dive sites in Raja Ampat: “Magic Mountain” where a combination of large and macro marine life can be found. We will then dive Boo Windows, Nudy Rock or Whale rock. We spend the night at Pulau Kalig.
  • Day 4 (3-4 dives)
  • After a short navigation to Pulau Wayil, we will snorkel near the beach or dive Neptunes Fan Sea with beautiful soft corals. The other dive sites of the day are Four King, Barracuda, Dunia Kecil or Orange peel. Our cruise director will choose the best ones depending on the diving conditions to propose you the only best!
  • Day 5 (3-4 dives)
  • Our last day in Misool area. After a short navigation, we arrive near Wagmab where will dive Three Rocks, Razorback Rock or Goa Farondi. We will then go on a short land excursion to see the ancient paintings laid on the cave of this area. We then start to sail north heading towards Pulau Penemu in central Raja Ampat.
  • Day 6 (3-4 dives)
  • Penemu is one of the best viewpoint of Raja Ampat after a short climb. The area is home to fabulous dive sites and we will explore Melisa’s garden, Barracuda, My Reef and maybe some more. A beautiful night dive will be expected to conclude this amazing day!
  • Day 7 (3-4 dives)
  • Our itinerary is bringing us to northern side of Raja Ampat near Wayag area. We will have vast choice of dive sites with Eagle Rock one and two, Black Rock, The Maze – Equator, One Tree Island, Reger Rock and many more. Eagle Rock one and two, Black Rock, The Maze-Equator, One Tree Island, Reger Rock and many more !! Our crew will also organize a beach setup for the sunset barbecue to conclude this amazing day.
  • Day 8 (3-4 dives)
  • Our 8th day will be dedicated to Wofoh area with its deep blue wall full of a colorful mix of hard corals. Schools of Yellow fin Barracuda and surgeon fish will amaze you and it is not rare to spot grey sharks in the blue. Wofoh has everything amaze every diver.
  • Day 9 (3-4 dives)
  • We will do one more day on the beautiful wall of Wofoh before heading south to Aborek. On the way we will stop at Citrus Ridge, Mayhem or Baracuda close to Yangefo for some amazing dives. We will spend the night at Arborek. Our first dive could be at Wofoh wall, to Citrus Ridge and Mayhem or Baracuda close to Yangefo, night dive at Arborek.
  • Day 10 (1-2 dives)
  • We will spend the day in the middle of the Dampier straight with 2 amazing dives at Cape Kri and Blue Magic or Mioskon. Cape Kri is a world-renowned dive sites due the number of marine species present. Maybe the best dive sites to end our diving cruises. We will then set sail towards Sorong for a night crossing.
  • Day 11 (0 dives)
  • We arrive early morning in Sorong where our crew will organize your transfer to the airport or your hotel in the morning.

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Boat specifications

  • Length: 40m
  • Beam: 8.5m
  • Cruising Speed: 7-10 knots
  • Maximum guests: 15
  • Number of cabins: 7
  • Tenders: 2 Fiberglass dinghy with outboard, 85HP Yamaha engine

Practical Information

  • Time Zone: UTC+8 & UTC+9
  • Local Currency: IDR (Indonesian Rupiah)
  • Language Spoken: Indonesian & English
  • Electricity: 220V
  • Payment Onboard: Cash (USD, EUR, and IDR)

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