Cheng Ho Liveaboard

from US$ 333 / day


  • Nitrox available
8.310 "Very good"   5 Verified Reviews
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    The wooden schooner, M/V Cheng Ho, is a 33m luxury liveaboardcruising the amazing waters of Indonesia. Cheng Ho schedules diving holidays to the fantastic dive areas of Komodo & Ambon. As a member of the Bali Sea Safari Cruises, Cheng Ho is renowned for excellence in service, food, comfort and relaxation. The vessel is stylish, the accommodations are luxurious and the crew is highly attentive.

    Cheng Ho offers 14 cabins spread over three decks, each equipped with en suite bathroom and air conditioning. The onboard restaurant and lounge are also air conditioned and feature a TV and DVD player. Relax and enjoy the tropical views at the top-deck bar and lounge on the sun deck.

    MV Cheng Ho is equipped with the latest diving amenities to make your scuba diving adventure hassle free. The expert dive staff is always on hand to ensure divers receive the best service and attention during each dive excursion to create a truly memorable experience. Book online or speak with one of our agents to reserve your Cheng Ho Indonesia liveaboard diving holiday.

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    Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

    Excluded: International/domestic airfare and airport tax, Soft drinks and alcohol beverages, entrance fee,**Personal travel Insurance, Gratuities to guide and crew, Onboard telecommunication, Laundry service, Mobilization and demobilization (empty run) rate is applied if sailing started outside Bali water as the boat HOMEBASE, Sea Safari Cruises will only apply the USD 30 surcharge per night per person if the cost of fuel increases

    Book now, pay later:You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

    Best Price Guaranteed You're getting the lowest rate. We work closely with the boat operators on a daily basis to deliver you the best possible rates. In case you find our rate cheaper somewhere else we will either match it or beat it.

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    Boat features

    • Laundry Service
    • Shaded diving deck
    • Camera Station
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Audio & video entertainment
    • Air Conditioned saloon
    • Aircon Cabins
    • Sun Deck
    • Indoor Saloon
    • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
    • Warm Water Showers
    • Photography Station
    • Custom built for diving
    • Charging stations

    Food & Drinks

    • Vegetarian Options
    • Buffet style
    • Beer available
    • Selection of wines

    If you have specific diet requests you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies. The liveaboard serves great food and you will be hungry after a full day of diving!


    • DIN Adaptors
    • Nitrox available
    • Tech diving
    • Rebreather Support
    • Tenders for diving
    • Sidemount Diving

    The crew speaks English and Indonesian.

    Gear rental

    There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
    You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices

    Rental Gear Prices

    • Full Equipment:USD 35 per day
    • 15L tanks:Free
    • Nitrox tank:USD 10 per fill (USD 20 per day per person)
    • Fins:USD 5 per day
    • Wetsuit:USD 7 (3mm) per day
    • Regulator:USD 7 per day
    • BCD:USD 7 per day
    • Dive Computer:USD 10 per day
    • Snorkel equipment:Free
    • U/W video camera rental:NIL
    • U/W photo camera rental:NIL
    • Nitrox Refills:USD 10 per fill (USD 20 per day per person)

    Drawings & Vessel Layouts

    Cheng Ho Deck Plan  floorplan


    Boat Specifications

    • Year built:2002
    • Length:33 meters
    • Beam:11 meters
    • Top speed:10 knots
    • Cruising speed:8 knots
    • Engines:1 x 447HP Yanmar
    • Max guests:24
    • Number of cabins:14
    • Number of bathrooms:14
    • Tenders:2 x fiberglass and 1 x Viking
    • Water capacity:50'000 liters
    • Fuel capacity:40'000 liters
    • Freshwater maker:10'000 liters per day

    Boat navigation, communication and safety features

    • Radar
    • Depth Sounder
    • GPS
    • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
    • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
    • Emergency Rafts
    • Life Vests
    • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
    • Oxygen
    • First Aid Kits
    • Satellite & mobile phones
    • Crew trained in first aid

    Cheng Ho Liveaboard Reviews

    Very good (out of 10)
    Average score from 5 Verified Review(s) Only people who have booked through and joined the Liveaboard can write a review.
    Very good
    come back longer Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo (5N/6D), Indonesia in June

    South Komodo . The north part can be crowded .

    Recommended for

    service , diving conditions , south Komodo

    Very good
    Amazing diving Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo (5N/6D), Indonesia in October

    The crew on this boat is amazingly friendly and smiley. There is a lot of space to set up your gear, so the comfort of everything is great

    Recommended for

    Diving, size of the boat, the crew

    All the fun of an adventure holiday without the hassles Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo (5N/6D), Indonesia in August

    We had a wonderful manta ray dive and were also able to see a plethora of sea life we had never seen before. The five master was a true "master" guiding us through ever changing underwater conditions .

    Recommended for

    Professionalism of crew and dive master, variety of dives, beautiful scenery

    United States
    Very good
    very accomidating Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo (5N/6D), Indonesia in May

    manta rays

    Recommended for

    staff, boat, diving

    Very good
    come back longer Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo (5N/6D), Indonesia in June

    South Komodo . The north part can be crowded .

    Recommended for

    service , diving conditions , south Komodo

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