Waow Indonesian Liveaboard

 

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Destination: Indonesia

Itineraries: Komodo, Alor, Banda Sea, Seram Sea, West Papua, Moluccas

& Sulawesi (8-12 nights)

From $587++/night

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Waow Liveaboard Quick Pitch - The Waow stands for Water Adventure Ocean Wide, and this 190+ foot/58 meter sailing vessel offers exactly that, facilitating ocean exploration for scuba divers.

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Dive Overview -  Expect manta rays, different species of whales, reef sharks, giant ocean sunfish and impressive pelagic fish in Komodo National Park and Alor. Experience the rich and varied marine life in Sulawesi. Encounter schools of tunas and jacks, barracudas, Spanish mackerels and different shark species in Banda Sea. Diversity of species and dive sites in Seram Sea. Amazing diverse hard corals, seagrass beds, mangroves, shallow reefs, drop offs, muck, caves, black sand, white sand, new lava flow and a lot of fish, in more shapes and sizes than anywhere else in the world, in West Papua. And find vertical walls, reef flats, slopes, ridges, sea mounds, mucky mangroves, lagoons and pinnacles, soft coral, and many kinds of fish in the Moluccas.

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Accommodations

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Waow Liveaboard Accommodation Details

No. of Cabins: 10 cabins

Cabin Types: 7x Deluxe, 2x Superior, 1 Master Suite General Amenities:

Amenities: Fully equipped bathroom, air conditioning, fridge, Desk, outlets, large storage space, LED lightning, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen with individual entertainment system

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Deluxe, Superior and Master Suite Cabins, respectively.
 
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General Facilities

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Waow Liveaboard Boat Features

✓ Restaurant and Bar area. Seating for 24 people

✓ Lounge area with TV projection and music facilities

✓ Dedicated camera room with charging stations 220V/110V plus computer system

✓ 40m2 dedicated dive area shaded in the bow of the vessel

✓ Sun deck on the foredeck of 40m2

✓ Shaded main deck area of 120m2 with tables, deck furniture and showers

✓ Upper sun deck with long chairs in front of the wheelhouse of 50m2, partially shaded

✓ Shaded rear deck area of 25m2

✓ Air conditioning throughout the vessel including cabins and restaurant/lounge areas

✓ Wi-Fi Internet access with download data allowance in each cabin

✓ Massage service

✓ Full catering service including 3 main meals per day plus snacks after dives

✓ Full service bar including non alcoholic beverages, wine, beer and spirits

✓ Full service dive operation including courses and equipment rental

✓ Canoes & SUP's (Stand Up Paddleboards)

✓ Land excursions

✓ In room entertainment systems including monitor and onboard movie system

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Waow Liveaboard Deck Plan

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Schedule & Rates

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Waow Liveaboard Schedule & Rates - All prices quoted are per person in twin share. However, all cabins have a double bed plus a large single bed and therefore being able to welcome an additional 3rd passenger on request. Prices are quoted in Swiss Franc (CHF). Email us to get a quote in your currency!

 

2018 Departures

Start

End

Nights

Itinerary

From/To

Deluxe

Superior

Master

Availability

6-Jan

17-Jan

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

5,500

6,380

7,920

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21-Jan

31-Jan

10

Whale Shark Festival

Manokwari - Biak

5,450

6,370

7,960

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3-Feb

13-Feb

10

Whale Shark Festival

Biak - Manokwari

5,450

6,370

7,960

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17-Feb

28-Feb

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

5,696

6,576

8,116

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3-Mar

14-Mar

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

5,946

6,826

8,366

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17-Mar

28-Mar

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

5,946

6,826

8,366

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31-Mar

11-Apr

11

Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

Sorong - Kaimana

6,446

7,326

8,866

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14-Apr

25-Apr

11

Moluccas to Triton Bay

Kaimana - Ambon

6,446

7,326

8,866

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28-Apr

10-May

12

Spices & Snakes

Ambon - Maumere

7,032

7,992

9,672

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25-Jun

5-Jul

10

Dragons & Gods

Bali - Bima

5,360

6,160

7,560

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7-Jul

17-Jul

10

Total Komodo

Bima - Labuan Bajo

5,360

6,160

7,560

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19-Jul

26-Jul

7

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo

3,700

4,260

5,240

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28-Jul

6-Aug

9

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo - Bima

4,774

5,494

6,754

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8-Aug

17-Aug

9

Total Komodo

Bima - Labuan Bajo

4,774

5,494

6,754

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19-Aug

29-Aug

10

Dragons & Gods

Labuan Bajo - Bali

5,360

6,160

7,560

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3-Sep

14-Sep

11

West meets East

Bali - Maumere

5,946

6,826

8,366

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17-Sep

26-Sep

9

Gems of Alor

Maumere - Maumere

5,274

5,994

7,254

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29-Sep

11-Oct

12

Spices & Snakes

Maumere - Ambon

7,032

7,992

9,672

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14-Oct

24-Oct

10

Best of Banda

Ambon - Ambon

5,860

6,660

8,060

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27-Oct

7-Nov

11

Magical Moluccas

Ambon - Bitung

6,446

7,326

8,866

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10-Nov

21-Nov

11

Sangihe 'Pearls of the North'

Bitung - Bitung

6,446

7,326

8,866

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24-Nov

5-Dec

11

Halmahera's Crown

Bitung - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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8-Dec

19-Dec

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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23-Dec

3-Jan

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

7,060

8,010

9,660

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2019 Departures

Start

End

Nights

Itinerary

From/To

Deluxe

Superior

Master

Availability

7-Jan

18-Jan

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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21-Jan

1-Feb

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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4-Feb

15-Feb

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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18-Feb

1-Mar

11

Halmahera's Crown

Sorong - Bitung

6,446

7,326

8,866

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4-Mar

15-Mar

11

Togian to Lembeh

Gorontalo - Bitung

6,446

7,326

8,866

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18-Mar

29-Mar

11

Sangihe 'Pearls of the North'

Bitung - Bitung

6,446

7,326

8,866

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1-Apr

12-Apr

11

Halmahera's Crown

Bitung - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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15-Apr

26-Apr

11

Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

Sorong - Kaimana

6,446

7,326

8,866

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29-Apr

10-May

11

Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

Kaimana - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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13-May

24-May

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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27-May

7-Jun

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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8-Jul

18-Jul

10

Whale Shark Festival

Manokwari - Biak

6,200

7,120

8,710

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22-Jul

1-Aug

10

Whale Shark Festival

Biak - Manokwari

6,200

7,120

8,710

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3-Aug

13-Aug

10

Whale Shark Festival

Manokwari - Biak

6,200

7,120

8,710

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16-Aug

26-Aug

10

Whale Shark Festival

Biak - Manokwari

6,200

7,120

8,710

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31-Aug

11-Sep

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Papua Barat - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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14-Sep

26-Sep

12

Secrets of Seram II

Sorong - Saumlaki

7,032

7,992

9,672

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30-Sep

10-Oct

10

Total Banda

Saumlaki - Ambon

5,860

6,660

8,060

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12-Oct

22-Oct

10

Total Banda

Ambon - Saumlaki

5,860

6,660

8,060

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25-Oct

6-Nov

12

Secrets of Seram II

Saumlaki - Sorong

7,032

7,992

9,672

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9-Nov

20-Nov

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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23-Nov

4-Dec

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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7-Dec

18-Dec

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

6,446

7,326

8,866

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23-Dec

3-Jan

11

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong - Sorong

7,060

8,010

9,660

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Package Inclusions

✓ Airport transfers to and from the boat

✓ Cruise in twin share

✓ All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages

✓ 1 glass of wine per person offered at dinner

✓ Diving services including tanks, weights, fills, guides and dive tenders

✓ Use of the photo/video room

✓ Land excursions (without taxes)

✓ Entertainment system in both the cabins and the saloon

✓ Internet connection (for e-mail only)

Package Exclusions

✗ Flight tickets

✗ Travel and repatriation insurance

✗ Airport taxes

✗ Port and park fees

✗ Dive rental equipment

✗ Nitrox

✗ Dive courses and certification such as Nitrox and Advanced

✗ Alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, spirits and cocktails

✗ Use of satellite telephone

✗ Internet connection for browsing & data allowance

✗ Massages

✗ Fuel surcharges

✗ Souvenirs on board

✗ Tips

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Dive Information & Itineraries

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Komodo

Komodo Dive Overview - Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. Currents can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current. Expect black sand diving, colorful muck dive, dolphin & manta dive, challenging current dives, all in one location, colorful reef, sea apple, Komodo dragon trek, savannah scenery.

[Read More: Komodo Dive Travel Guide]

Itinerary 1: Dragons & Gods, 11 Days/10 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Benoa - Bali or Labuan Bajo - Flores

End: Labuan Bajo - Flores or Benoa - Bali

 

 

Itinerary 2: West Meets East, 12 Days/11 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Benoa - Bali or Maumere - Flores

End: Maumere - Flores or Benoa - Bali

 

 

Itinerary 3: Komodo & Flores, 11 Days/10 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Maumere or Labuan Bajo

End: Labuan Bajo or Maumere - Flores

 

 

Itinerary 4: Total Komodo, 9 Days/8 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Bima - Sumbawa or Labuan Bajo - Flores

End: Labuan Bajo - Flores or Bima - Sumbawa

 

 

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Alor

Alor Dive Overview - Dive sites are very varied from clear water critter dives to drift and adrenalin dives with action. Currents can be strong especially between channels. Expect critters, unspoiled dive sites, drifts along the walls, clear and warm water, volcano sightseeing, unexpected encounters, and local products.

[Read More: Alor Dive Travel Guide]

Itinerary : Gems of Alor, 11 Days/10 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Maumere - Flores

End: Maumere - Flores

 

 

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Banda Sea

Banda Sea Dive Overview - This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers. Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. Currents can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon. Expect critters, unspoiled dive sites, wall drift dives, sea snakes, clear & warm water, volcanos, unexpected encounters, spice trek.

Itinerary 1: Spices & Snakes, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Maumere - Flores or Ambon - Ambon

End: Ambon - Ambon or Maumere - Flores

 

 

Itinerary 2: Forgotten Islands, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Maumere - Flores or Saumlaki - Jamdena

End: Saumlaki - Jamdena or Maumere - Flores

 

 

Itinerary 3: Banda Discovery, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Ambon - Ambon or Maumere - Flores

End: Maumere - Flores or Ambon - Ambon

 

 

Itinerary 4: Best of Banda, 11 Days/10 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Ambon - Ambon

End: Ambon - Ambon

 

 

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Seram Sea

Seram Sea Dive Overview - This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers but not for novices. Unexpected sightings can happen though maybe not happen on every trip. In this area every trip is very different. Currents can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon. Expect critters, rare species like "psychedelic frogfish", unspoilt dive sites, wall drift dives, clear/warm water, new lava flow, unexpected encounters, walk through the past, spice trek.

[Read More: Alor Dive Travel Guide]

Itinerary: Secrets of Seram II, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Saumlaki - Jamdena or Sorong - West Papua

End: Sorong - West Papua or Saumlaki - Jamdena

 

 

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West Papua

West Papua Dive Overview - Certain stationary dives in mid water to observe the whale-sharks under the fishing platforms. Dives normally conducted on reef edges with wrecks, around coral atolls, some sand based diving and some drop offs. Currents and visibility can be varied. Expect Whale-sharks, WW2 wrecks diving, Coral reefs, Drop off's, Muck dives, Rare critters, Sharks, Manta rays.

[Read More: Raja Ampat Dive Travel Guide]

Itinerary 1: Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings, 12 Days/11 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Sorong - West Papua

End: Sorong - West Papua

 

 

Itinerary 2: Misool & Triton Bay, 12 Days/11 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Sorong or Kaimana - West Papua

End: Kaimana or Sorong - West Papua

 

 

Itinerary 3: Whale Shark Festival, 11 Days/10 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Manokwari - West Papua or Biak - Biak

End: Biak - Biak or Manokwari - West Papua

 

 

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Moluccas

Moluccas Dive Overview - This is a truly wonderful place but may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for the adventure diver. The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. Especially around Triton Bay. The visibility can be very low (5-10m) in Triton Bay and Ambon Bay. Expect warm and clear waters, except in Triton Bay where the visibility can be very low but the density of life is exceptional, unspoilt dive sites, soft & black coral galore, new species photo opportunities, the last frontier, non-stop pygmy seahorses, warm water, lagoon-sightseeing, river cruising, rock art painting, pearl farm.

[Read More: Ambon Dive Travel Guide]

Itinerary 1: Halmahera's Crown, 12 Days/11 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Sorong - West Papua or Bitung - Sulawesi

End: Bitung - Sulawesi or Sorong - West Papua

 

 

Itinerary 2: Magical Moluccas, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Bitung - Sulawesi or Ambon - Ambon

End: Ambon - Ambon or Bitung - Sulawesi

 

 

Itinerary 3: Moluccas to Papua, 13 Days/12 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Ambon - Ambon or Kaimana - West Papua

End: Kaimana - West Papua or Ambon - Ambon

 

 

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Sulawesi

Sulawesi Dive Overview - The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. This diving region is reserved for relatively experienced divers. Expect Volcanic landscapes, lagoons with black or white sand, underwater volcano (Mahangetang), drift diving, rare critters (muck-dive), exploration dives, pelagics, colorful and mineral reefs, pinacles.

Itinerary 1: Sangihe 'Pearls of the North', 12 Days/11 Nights

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Bitung - Sulawesi

End: Bitung - Sulawesi

Itinerary 2: Togian to Lembeh

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Gorontalo - Sulawesi

End: Bitung - Sulawesi

Itinerary 3: Togian & Banggai

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Bitung - Sulawesi

End: Kendari - Sulawesi

Itinerary 4: Wakatobi to Alor

Waow Liveaboard Indonesia

Start: Kendari - Sulawesi

End: Maumere - Flores

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 Diving Facilities & Services

✓ 2 Compressors

✓ 12 litre scuba tanks (200bar, single INT or DIN valves). A limited number of 15 litres tanks are available on request

✓ Several full sets of hire dive and snorkel equipment

✓ NITROX fills

✓ Oxygen therapy and full safety equipment

✓ A free of charge Nautilus Lifeline (VHF GPS) for each diver

✓3 dive tenders are available, each with the capability of taking between 6-8 passengers. For all excursions from the main ship such as diving, snorkeling and land visits

✓ 2 kayak's & 2 SUP's (Stand Up Paddle boards)

✓ In addition to the facilities for divers, it will also be possible for beginners to have an introduction to diving or to complete their diving certificate after their pool and theory training in areas which permit such activities.

Boat Specifications

LAO: 60 meters

LOD: 46 meters

BEAM: 11.15 meters

Draft: > 3,8 meters

Weight: > 850 Tonnes

Rigging: 3 steel masts of a height of 42; 45; 42 meters, 900m2 of sales

Motors: 2 Yanmar Marine Diesels of 500 hp each

Electrical: 2 x 100 kVa generators, 1x 40 kVa. 220V and 110V, also available in photo room

Speed: 8 - 10 knots cruising speed under motors only

Navigation: Equipment package including high and low frequency Sonar, GPS, Computer mapping, SatComm, HF and Phone, etc.

Fuel capacity: 32,000 Liters

Water: 12,000 Liters, produced with 2 water makers of 2,500 Liters/day capacity each

Black Water: 6,000 Liters

10 Cabins: 6 Below Deck (24m2 each), 2 on Aft Main Deck (21m2 each +launging area), 1 Upper Deck (16m2), 1 Upper Deck Master incl. private launging area (45m2 + 35m2)

Crew: 24 members including 1 European guide & Cruise Director

 
Practical Information

Time Zone: GMT +8 and GMT +9

Local Currency: IDR (Indonesian Rupiah)

Language Spoken: English spoken aboard

Electricity: 220 v and 110 v

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