Liveaboard Review

Busy Girl - Review 2023

The beautiful SMY Busy Girl was launched as a Fishing boat in Australia. It was constructed in Tasmania and was originally built to sustain the savage sea of Australia. Later, it was transformed into an intimate liveaboard and now offers dive safari adventurous trips to the best sites of the Indonesian sea. The main itinerary of the exclusive vessel includes Komodo, Rinca, and the surrounding islands. It is now operated by Current Junkies, who are popular for their quality services without compromising on performance. During the underwater visits, you can explore a range of fishes from small to big including manta rays, hammerheads, frogfish, jackfish, turtles and dolphins.

Our Overall Review


Things we like:

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    Several divers commended the spacious cabin and common areas filled with bean bags and a lovely dinning table.
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    Many divers said that the diving experience was well planned and every location had something different to offer.
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    Many people were happy with snacks and refreshments served after every activity.
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    A lot of the passenger were pleased with what the chef presented and he made sure to cater for every pallet.

Things we don't like:

  • check-markSome divers said they were annoyed at some activities that required them to get up at 6 am to have breakfast.
  • check-markA couple of people noted that some of the activities on land wasn't suited for elderly people as it required mental exertion.

Where to book:


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Diving on the Busy Girl in Indonesia

SMY Busy Girl – explore the ravishing dive sites of Komodo

The gorgeous liveaboard Busy Girl is 14.5 meters (approx. 49 feet) long and cruises at a maximum speed of 9 knots/hour. It has the capacity to host a group of 4 people in 2 cabins. It has been one of the most intimate dive cruise vessels because of the lesser number of travelers. It is ideal for group of friends or a family who has prior experience of diving or are willing to try the underwater adventures with the vigorous currents. The briskly moving water of Komodo entice thousands of fish species, either big or small. You can see manta rays, hammerheads, white sharks, turtles and many houses of fish.

Boat Interior – enjoy an intimate vacation on a stylish liveaboard

The wooden vessels reflect the art of the craftsmen, who made the boat with utmost dedication. It welcomes a lavish stay for a maximum of 4 passengers in 2 deluxe cabins. Both the cabins are furnished with all the vital amenities like en-suite bathrooms, storage areas and portholes for giving a fantastic view of the natural surroundings. The common areas of the yacht are an indoor salon and dining room with many bean bags in the open area.

Deck Area – personalized stay with an action-packed dive schedule

The dive deck is designed specifically to provide separate space for every diver. There is a direct entry for the giant stride from the side of the dive deck to avoid extensive dinghy rides. There are 2 tanks for each diver so that the refilling is done in-between dives or at night. The large sundeck is on the topside area with a partially covered space with couches. Divers can relax in the open atmosphere enjoying the fresh sea breeze and astonishing views of crystal-clear water. You can also witness the untouched natural landscapes which are exceptionally alluring. The dive site of Komodo has so much to explore underwater and above water.

Food and Entertainment

There are a variety of activities other than diving which include the audio-video entertainment, where you can enjoy a movie of your choice, a mini-library for the bookworms, and electronic charging stations. Guests can spend their time in the indoor saloon by chatting with the other divers or simply relaxing with a drink in the hand. The hungry tummies are served with the most delicious western and local cuisines with a new menu every day. The chef onboard presents his scrumptious art three times a day in buffet style. You have an option to enjoy your food on the al fresco table in the dining room or in the open space of the sundeck. Selective snacks and multiple beverages are served throughout the day.


Busy Girl offers year-round dive cruises to Komodo. The trip starts from Labuan Bajo on Monday and ends on the following Saturday at the same site. You can plan your vacation with your gang or family on the private cruise ship Busy Girl with all the vital necessities along with fun-filled adventurous dives at Komodo.

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