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Davy Jones - Review 2022


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The beautiful ergonomic wooden vessel Davy Jones offers year-round cruises to the best dive destinations of Indonesia. Another name of Davy Jones is Cahaya Bersama, which verbally means light for everyone. A huge tender of 5 meters is linked with the liveaboard to provide a safe pickup, entrance, and dive. The traditional phinisi offers the best dive destinations in the Indonesian sea including Komodo, Rinca and mini islands in the nearby area, which form a beautiful archipelago. During dives at these dive spots, you can explore manta rays, sharks and the beautiful macro life. Swimming with turtles and dolphins will give you a lifetime memory.

Our Overall Review


Reasons to buy:

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    Many people said the crew on board were welcoming and delivered an excellent service they also made you feel taken care of if you were a first time diver.
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    Divers noted that the diving instructors delivered a comprehensive diving brief and allowed everyone to feel important when choosing the diving spots.
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    The food on the boat was both delicious and truly authentic to the region.
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    Many people noted that once the sails were employed if felt as if they were in a 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movie.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markMany divers said they would have wanted a larger liveaboard and crew ratio.

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Diving on the Davy Jones in Indonesia

Davy Jones – traditional liveaboard with compact amenities

The 30 meters (approx. 99 feet) elegant liveaboard was recently upgraded with the latest ultra-modern technologies. It is specifically designed to provide maximum comfort and intimate dive safari vacations to the divers. The main itinerary of Davy Jones includes Komodo, Rinca, and around ten surrounding islands. While exploring the popular dive site of Komodo National Park, you can get a chance to encounter the rare Komodo Dragons. UNESCO declared Komodo National park as a world heritage due to the presence of this strange creature. Diving with Davy Jones gives you an opportunity to explore the spectacular macro life on the pristine reefs.

Boat Interior – traditional design with modern facilities

Davy Jones is a vigorous schooner with the traditional interior that reflects the grace and elegance of Sulawesi. The floating beauty is well-equipped with all the facilities necessary to have a comfortable and safe dive safari adventure. It was constructed with the local source of iron, wood, red teak and mahogany. It has space to host 9 divers in 4 deluxe cabins. There are 3 double bed cabins, which are perfect for couples. Whereas, the 4th cabin is incorporated with three bunk beds, which is ideal for solo travelers or friends. All these cabins have separate en-suite bathrooms, a/c with a temperature control system, and storage areas to keep the belongings. Batteries are used at nighttime to supply power.

Deck Area – main attraction for divers

The dive deck offers plenty of space for the divers to prepare for their underwater adventure. It is equipped with the kayaks and snorkels and stand-up paddle boats. There are plenty of tanks lined-up along with the zodiac. It is possible to rent diving equipment by paying extra charges onboard. Non-divers are not neglected and can have a home-like feel on the indoor lounge. There is plenty of area for sun lovers and night gazers. You can enjoy the fresh sea breeze with the spectacular vista of the archipelago from the open sun deck.

Food and Entertainment

An indoor saloon is a compact place with all the amenities needed to spend the leisure time in-between dives. The entertainment facilities include an audio-video entertainment system and internet access. You can use all the facilities without paying any extra charges for it. After having an action-filled underwater trip, you can enjoy a wholesome meal served by the professional chef onboard. There is a choice to select your food from International and local cuisines. The food is served in buffet style in a hygienic environment. Vegetarian, vegans or special dietary needs are also catered if mentioned in advance.
When to go

Davy Jones offers cruises to the famous dive destination Komodo all year round. Which means that you can plan a fun-filled diving adventure to the most gorgeous archipelago any time of the year with your feasibility. You can enjoy an intimate trip with all the eminent facilities with the luxurious Phinisi Davy Jones.

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