Liveaboard Review

Cajoma V - Review 2023

Although a newbie vessel in the Indonesian waters, the Cajoma V carries the experience and expertise of the Cajoma fleet. Having been built in 2017, it already brought satisfaction to previous guests. As a luxury liveaboard, guests are treated to world-class service, amazing diving experience, great food, and the highest cruise security. This combination collectively contributes to unparalleled memories, which guests can remember for a lifetime. This Phinisi vessel measures 32 meters or about 105 feet. It gracefully traverses the routes of Komodo National Park, Alor, Banda, Ambon, Misool, Raja Ampat and Saumlaki and brings its guests to the best diving sites of the Indonesian archipelago.

Our Overall Review


Things we like:

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    Many people were happy with the crystal clear diving sites and pink beaches that they had all to themselves.
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    Many people noted that the cruise is perfect for the whole family, the tour guide will provide appropriate activities for the kids.
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    Some people said they spent the first night watching the sunset at Kalong Beach and seeing the bats coming out of their caves.
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    The food was exceptional offering great variety and always a surprise presented by the master chef.

Things we don't like:

  • check-markSome people said they needed a larger boat as the liveaboard could only house 8 people.
  • check-markA few people claimed that the generator on the main deck was a bit noisy.

Where to book:


Where to book:

Diving on the Cajoma V in Indonesia

Boat Features

On the boat’s main deck is the bar and dining area, where various beverages and dishes are served to satisfy the guest’s cravings for mouth-watering food. On the other hand, the upper deck perfectly serves as a great viewing deck to enjoy the sceneries created by the fusion of seas and skies insight.

The boat also has a sun deck with comfy loungers, where guests can comfortably recline while letting the sun rays kiss the skin for a natural tan. The area is also an ideal spot to munch on the snacks and drink the cool refreshments available onboard. There are also dedicated charging stations to serve the photography and videography needs of the guests.

Cruising with a speed of 8 knots and reaching a top speed of 12 knots, guests are assured that the routes will be safely traversed with the latest safety standards adhered to by the vessel’s team.

The Cabins

Proving that it is a true luxury liveaboard, the vessel has 7 cabins, which are spacious and elegant. Cajoma V can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests.

On the upper deck, there are 3 cabins. One can accommodate a maximum of 4 persons either with double beds or twin single beds. Another cabin can house 3 guests through three single beds while the last of them can also accommodate 3 guests via one double bed with one extra bed.

Four cabins are situated in the lower deck. There are two cabins which can accommodate a maximum of two persons each through one double bed. Two more cabins can host 3 guests each, with a double bed and single bed per cabin.

All cabins have individual air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and TV – all of which are reflective of the vessel’s commitment in providing a luxury liveaboard experience to its guests.

Food & Beverage

Indonesian and Western food dominate Cajoma V’s menu. Full meals are served in buffet style and can be enjoyed in the open dining area. Options for vegans and vegetarians are made available.

In between the full meals are equally delicious snacks prepared straight from the vessel’s kitchen. These can come along with complimentary soft drinks. On the bar area, local beer can be enjoyed as well as with the selection of fine wines.

During land excursions, beach BBQ can be enjoyed along with majestic sights of the sun, sand, and water.

Specific dietary requirements should be requested upon booking but should be limited to conform with religious beliefs and food allergies.


With cruises scheduled all year round, Cajoma V proudly braves the routes of Komodo National Park, Alor, Banda, Ambon, Misool, Raja Ampat, and Saumlaki. The vessel’s itinerary gives guests the opportunity to explore some of the best spots in the Indonesian archipelago. The average cruise length is from 4 to 10 days.

During the cruise, guests can expect to receive world-class service from the 12 experienced crew members. The same standards are also upheld by the diving guides, who are always willing to assist and make every dive a remarkable underwater experience.

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