Tarata, Indonesia

Excellent boat comfort

“Manta rey”

Roberta P, Italy Italy
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  • Camera setup and charging station available
  • Freshly prepared Indonesian and European dishes

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 a camera setup and charging station, individual gear kit-up stations, and freshwater 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 an 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 enjoying 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. Book online today to reserve your space.

This boat is part of the Grand Komodo Liveaboards fleet.

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

Required Extras: National Park Fees (110-125 USD).

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

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.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English and Indonesian.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

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

  • 9.0 Superb
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Roberta P
  • Italy Italy

Manta rey

Recommended for
The dives
  • 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