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, 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 (110-140 USD), Visas and Fees.

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

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
  1. Vessel
  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
Origin: US