The 33-meter long La Galigo is a beautifully designed pinisi schooner built by skilled craftsmen from South Sulawesi. In 2017 she will be sailing around the Komodo National Park, before moving to Wakatobi, where she will explore the coral triangle. The average length of a cruise on La Galigo is between 6-8 days.
Everything has been done to give you the ultimate liveaboard experience. The rooms are beautifully designed, with deep spring mattresses to ensure you have a great sleep. Staff are bilingual and can speak English, and Indonesian. Trained instructors manage the dives and there’s a local chef who prepares buffet meals on board ship. Check out the table and the slider below for more information about the itineraries, the vessel and what’s included in the tour.
– Transfers/pickups from airport.
– Tanks, Weights, Belts and Dive master services.
– All meals.
– Leisure deck.
– Indoor saloon.
– Air conditioned Rooms.
– Shaded diving deck. Nitrox available for deep dives.
– Port and park fees $ 130 per person for Komodo National Park.
– Alcoholic beverages.
You may be asked to pay an extra fuel allowance as fuel prices fluctuate with the market. This will be no more than $100 per person.
Boat Information and Safety Features
La Galigo was built in 2012. She is 33 meters long with a top speed of 10 knots. The boat is powered by a 350Hp Mitsubushi 8m22 v8 engine. The boat has one tender, which is used for the dives and visits to islands. She is outfitted with modern safety and navigation features including radar, depth sounder, GPS and E.P.I.R.B. distress system.
La Galigo has 8 air conditioned cabins with three room types. There are 7 en-suite deluxe and master cabins and one luxury suite. The vessel can accommodate up to 14 guests. The crew includes trained chef and kitchen staff and dive instructors. They have first aid training and staff can speak English and Indonesian.
The Komodo National Park offers some of the best diving in Indonesia. You have the chance to do up to 20 dives on the 6 night Komodo cruise and up to 27 dives on the 8 night Komodo trip. You can do 18 dives on the Wakatobi cruise. Diving equipment can be rented onboard ship. Nitrox is available for advanced divers. Keep in mind that you need to have Advanced Open Water Certification for some dive sites.
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