Raja Ampat Explorer, Indonesia

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The MV Raja Ampat Explorer is a fantastic budget-friendly option to explore the regions of Raja Ampat and the Banda Sea. The 33.5m M/V Raja Ampat Explorer caters to 14 guests in 7 cabins. Each double or twin cabin is en-suite with hot shower, wash basin and toilet, and fully air-conditioned. Social areas include and air-conditioned lounge with entertainment system and dining seating for 14 guests. Meals are served buffet-style and are a mix of Indonesian and European dishes. There is also a partially-covered sun deck, which is a great place to relax and unwind with a beer whilst enjoying the stunning Indonesian views.

Divers can enjoy up to 3 dives a day around the incredibly diverse area of Raja Ampat or the Banda Sea on a 7 or 10 night cruise. Raja Ampat itineraries include visits to Misool, Fam, Arborek, Mansuar and depart from and return to Sorong. Banda Sea trips leave from and return to Ambon, and offer something for everyone, sea snakes at Gunung Api, amazing critters in Ambon to hammerhead sharks around Banda. Onboard the dive facilities include individual gear-up stations, on-board compressor, dive platform with shower and camera setup and charging stations. There are also 2 dive tenders for easy drop-off and pick up.

Don't miss out on this amazing dive destination, and call us or book online today to reserve your space aboard the M/V Raja Ampat Explorer.

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We want you to be able to book your dream liveaboard trip with confidence during these unprecedented times. We're working together with some liveaboard operators to offer you complete reassurance, so you can start planning your next vacation and have an amazing trip to look forward to in the future.

Our 'Flexible Booking Conditions' mean that if travel restrictions are implemented by your local government or the government of the country you are travelling to due to COVID 19 (Coronavirus) so you are unable to travel, then by booking this liveaboard you will have the option of:

- A full refund with no cancellation penalties up to 30 days before departure

OR

- The opportunity to move your booking to another date for the same liveaboard up to 24 months from the original departure date with no rebooking fees

Applies to all new bookings placed from 1 June to 31 July 2020 for travel between 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2021.

*The above policies are subject to change without further notice. Rebooking is subject to availability and may be subject to price changes. Applicable to new bookings only. Offer is not retroactive and does not apply to previous bookings which are being rescheduled.


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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Nitrox, Land Excursions, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (95 USD), Visas and Fees.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Hotel Transfer, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Snorkel Gear.

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
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Beach BBQ
  • Full-board Option

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.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area
  • Free Nitrox

The crew speaks English and Indonesian.


Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1994
  • Year renovated 2006
  • Length 33.52 meters
  • Beam 7.50 meters
  • Engines 300 hp
  • Max guests 14
  • Number of cabins 7
  • Number of bathrooms 7
  • Tenders 2X : 40 HP
  • Water capacity 12000 litres
  • Fuel capacity 10000 litres

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones

Raja Ampat Explorer Reviews

  • 8.6 Fabulous
  • 2 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.0
  2. Crew
    8.0
  3. Food
    10.0
  4. Diving
    9.0
  5. Value
    8.0
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Kong S
  • Canada Canada
Great Trip, Great dives, with a amazing crew onboard to hel

Great diving in raja ampat, both western and indonesian meals, if are up for some chilli, can even have a taste of crew food. dive sites are checked out for current etc before going, dm’s are experienced and knowledgeable and can communicate in english. books onboard for identifying fish. can rest in cabin, restaurant or on upper deck between dives. crew takes good care of camera equipment and dingy is always there to get you after dives. lots of water to take showers. nitrox available!

Recommended for
Friendly Crew, Professional management of logistics, teamwork
Origin: US