La Unua Liveaboard, Indonesia


La Unua is a traditional wooden phinisi offering year-round liveaboard diving in Komodo National Park. Catering to just 6 guests, the La Unua liveaboard has 3 well-appointed cabins located below deck. Each cabin is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Social areas include the air-conditioned indoor lounge and outdoor lounge, bar and sunbathing area. Meals are a combination of Asian and continental cuisine, freshly prepared by the experienced onboard chef and served at the outdoor dining area.

Dive cruises to Komodo with La Unua liveaboard vary from 4 - 6 days long. Itineraries explore some of the best dive areas in Komodo, including Batu Bolong, Manta Point, Golden Passage and Castle Rock. Komodo offers a diverse range of marine life, from tiny pygmy seahorses to large mantas gliding through the water. The experienced and dedicated crew are on had to accommodate most dive requests.

Available for both private dive charter and individual bookings, the La Unua phinisi is a fantastic option for your Komodo liveaboard. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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Included: VAT, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (300,000 IDR per trip), Visas and Fees.

Optional Extras: Dive Insurance (85,000 IDR per day), Travel Insurance (25,000 IDR per day), Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Beach BBQ (150,000 IDR), Extra Dives (500,000 IDR), Private Dive Guide (750,000 IDR per day), Rental Gear (15,000-50,000 IDR), Scuba Diving Courses (5,000,000-30,000,000 IDR), Yoga.

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.

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Stand Up Paddleboard

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Beach BBQ
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Full-board Option
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, 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.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, French, and Indonesian.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2017
  • Year renovated 2018
  • Length 23 meters
  • Beam 5.35 meters
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 245 HP Deutz Weichai marine engine
  • Max guests 6
  • Number of cabins 3
  • Tenders 6 m 50hp Honda outboard engine
  • Water capacity 2500 liters
  • Fuel capacity 5000 liters
  • Freshwater maker 1000 liter per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • 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
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

La Unua Reviews

  • 9.5 Exceptional
  • 4 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Colin H
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Amazing liveaboard on an amazing boat with an amazing crew and amazing dives.

Diving around Komodo with turtles, sharks and mantas, as well as plenty of colourful small life and coral. Followed very quickly by the amazing food and service by the crew.

Recommended for
The diving, the food, the boat (and crew)
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Jeonghyun O
  • South Korea South Korea
It's awesome!

I make lovely friends from Spain. So I feel I got luck and happiness.

Recommended for
Foods, friendly and professional crew, schedules.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Paolo Z
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Amazona trip, unforgettable experience, outstanding crew.

The views, dive sites, and also the overall ambience was very relaxed and we have meet a wonderful malaysian / Indonesian couple that made our diving and stay even more enjoyable

Recommended for
Few people, fantastic food, amazing islands