Tarata, Indonesia


Join the MV Tarata for year-round dive liveaboard cruises in Komodo National Park. Trips are 6 or 7-nights long and depart from and return to Labuan Bajo. Discover iconic dive sites such as Current City, Manta Point, Yellow Wall of Texas and Manta Alley to name a few. Itineraries also include a stop off at Rinca to see the Komodo Dragon. Dive facilities on the M/V Tarata include camera set up and charging station, individual gear kit-up stations and fresh water showers on the dive deck.

Topside the MV Tarata caters to just 12 guests in 6 en-suite cabins. All cabins have AV and either twin bunk beds or double beds. Social areas include the fan-cooled lounge/dining room with entertainment area where freshly prepared Indonesian and European dishes are served, and the covered sun deck which is a great place to relax and unwind after diving and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Exploring the region since 1987, the crew and guides of the MV Tarata are ready to help you start your Komodo dive liveaboard. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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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

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

  • 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

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
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English.

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.

Boat Specifications

  • Length 25.5 meters
  • Beam 5.5 meters
  • Top speed 9 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 280 HP
  • Max guests 12
  • Number of cabins 6
  • Number of bathrooms 6
  • Tenders 1 with 40 HP engine

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

Tarata Reviews

  • 10.0 Exceptional
  • 1 Verified Review
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  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Uwe M
  • Germany Germany
Great trip, great dives, great crew

Definitely the dives on different spots, each was a wonderful experience

Recommended for
Dives, crew, atmosphere