Raja Ampat Explorer, Indonesia

from US$ 322 / day
8.410 "Very good"   1 Verified Review
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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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    Included: VAT, Accommodation, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, All meals, Towels Provided

    Excluded: Conservation fee/Marine Park fee, Domestic Airfares, Dive Equipment, Alcoholic Beverages, Softdrinks

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    Boat features

    • Library
    • Air Conditioned saloon
    • Aircon Cabins
    • Sun Deck
    • Warm Water Showers
    • Separate rinse for u/w camera
    • Charging stations
    • En-Suite bathrooms

    Food & Drinks

    • Western Food
    • Local Food
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Buffet style
    • Beer available
    • Snacks All Day

    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
    • Dive deck
    • Tenders for diving

    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

    Very good (out of 10)
    Average score from 1 Verified Review(s) Only people who have booked through LiveAboard.com and joined the liveaboard can write a review.
    Sarah Hiu Hung K
    Hong Kong
    Very good
    Great Trip, Great dives, with a amazing crew onboard to hel Misool - Raja Ampat (Sorong-Sorong), Indonesia in February

    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

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