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Top 10 Liveaboards In Komodo in 2022

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The paradise islands: Indonesia, is offering you world class diving. If you’re planning a dive trip to Indonesia, then a liveaboard in Komodo is the perfect choice.

We’ll help you find the perfect Komodo Liveaboard trip, that suits your needs:

It’s difficult to choose wich liveaboard that will suit your needs and how to find the best price on that boat.

So we’ve gathered the best boats and made it possible to compare prices across all the different booking platforms. This way, you’ll get the best boat for your needs at the best price.

Start by sorting the boats after your budget, and find a liveaboard that fits your budget and your needs:

Top 10 Liveaboards In Komodo in 2022

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The liveaboard Plataran Phinisi Felicia is a member of Plataran Private Cruises. It is also the biggest cruise ship in the fleet. It offers the best and most popular locations in Indonesia. The itinerary includes Rinca Island and Kalong Island that has beautiful mangrove forest. Komodo Island has the biggest lizards in the area. Deers and an abundant variety of birds that can be seen in different locations. Guests can enjoy snorkeling and see various kinds of marine life creatures. Many Indonesian Islands are perfect for family and group exploration. The attentive crew ensures to give the best service that they can offer.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2016
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:12
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:Yes (free)
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:Yes (free)
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people were happy with the crew for being professional and always having a smile on their face.
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    Some divers said that the diving master was knowledgeable and knew where to find the hottest diving spots.
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    Many people noted that when the sails are hoisted it feels like you are in a movie and you feel a sense of adventure.
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    The water is warm and crystal clear along with the yellow sandy beaches.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome people complained about the gas fumes reaching their cabins.
  • check-markSome people were taken back by the leaking roofs once it rained.
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Plataran Phinisi Felicia

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The traditional Bulan Purma phinisi sails to different islands around Indonesia all year round. Thousands of tourists around the world visit this marvelous peninsula to see beautiful oceans views and natural landscapes. This vessel offers snorkeling and cruising adventures that ensure guests to end up with unforgettable memories. It offers different packages for both families and groups of friends. The itinerary includes Bali, Komodo, Moyo, Sangeang, and Lombok. Guests will sail and visit volcanic lakes, waterfalls, stunning white beaches and other destinations that they will surely love. The professional staff and guides on board ensure to give the best service they can offer.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2015
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:12
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:Yes (free)
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:Yes (free)
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people noted that the liveaboard was like a ship out of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movies once the sails were hoisted.
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    Many people said the boat was clean and in pristine condition.
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    Many people were happy with the land excursions that included trekking up hills, walking on pink beaches and seeing the komodo dragons up close.
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    Divers said it was the best place to snorkel as they got to see mantas, white tip reef sharks, dolphins and sting rays just to mention a few.
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    The food, people and scenery just some of the reasons why many people say they will return.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA few people claimed that the briefs should have been more detailed and covered what was happening in the day.
  • check-markMany people said they had a difficult adjusting to the altitude of Indonesia.
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Travel with friends, family, or a company charter with Komodo Cruise Anema. It is suitable for luxury explorations that offer budget-friendly packages. The itinerary is good for four days and three nights of diving exploration in various spots of Indonesia. There are different activities to choose from, like snorkeling, trekking, night fishing, and a variety of park excursions. Take an adventure through the caves, lagoons and famous islets round this peninsula. Observe orange-footed scrub fowl, Timo deer, and endemic animals. Komodo Cruise Anema offers remote destinations that only liveaboards visit. The crew on board ensure to give the best service that this vessel can provide.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2015
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:4
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:Yes (free)
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:Yes (free)
  • airconAircon:No

Our Overall Review

4

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people expressed this was a luxurious yacht with all the trimmings.
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    Some people noted that seeing komodo dragons was one of their highlights whilst visiting the island.
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    Some divers said the snorkeling was well organised and they would return.
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    The last night barbeque on the beach was special to many.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome people mentioned that the yacht was small and could only house a limited number of people.
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Ari Jaya is a traditional Indonesian liveaboard and a member of Ari Dive Fleet. The affordable accommodation is perfect for family, friends and private charters. It has a unique set of itineraries, including Komodo National Park, Crystal Rocks, Castle Rock, Sabayur, Manta and other remote areas that only liveaboards visit. Every destination offers different water sports and land activities. There are many animals in each island, like the Komodo dragon, board, Timor deer, colorful birds, and endemic species. The underwater wonderland has various marine life and marine plants. The professional crew onboard ensure to give the best service they can provide.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2017
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:14
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:No
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:No
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

3

Reasons to buy:

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    Severaldivers commended the work of the diving master making it possible to see sharks, mantas, turtles, coral and huge schools of fish.
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    Many people were happy with the food and the way the chef prepared it.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome divers said that some currents are to strong for newbie divers.
  • check-markSome people noted it gets very hot on board because there is no A/C.
  • check-markSome people were taken back due to the fact that the toilet uses a bucket system to flush.
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Hatiku is a traditional Indonesian liveaboard that offers year-round tours around the Indonesian peninsula. It gives tourists a wide range of itineraries to choose from as well as enjoy together with their family and friends. This vessel brings every passenger aboard to the most famous destination sites around Indonesia. Komodo National Park extends the exciting adventure on the island with trekking and landscape sightseeing. Many exotic animals reside on this island especially the largest lizard called the Komodo dragon. Capture the beauty of every destination on this exciting safari. The crew members offer the best services that this liveaboard can offer.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2015
  • rentalRental equip:Yes (free)
  • diversMax divers:12
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:No
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:No
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

3.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people were happy with large vessel with a spacious deck and large cabins with all the amenities working properly.
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    Divers said that the diving instructors delivered a detailed brief that covered all of their safety concerns.
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    Some people said that their visit to the island was a highlight of the trip and having dinner under the stars.

Reasons NOT to buy:

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KLM Antares is a traditional Indonesian liveaboard. Carefully crafted and designed in 2009 by a famous French boat builder, Mr. Fabien Blot. It is a small boat suitable for friends or families. This boat can travel to the most remote areas that only liveaboards can visit. The itinerary is unique, perfect for those who want a challenging adventure. There are many distant areas like Sabolan Kecil, Cauldron, Gili Lawa Darat, Pink Beach, Tatawa Besar, Batu Bolong and many more dive sites that will complete your holiday safari. Thousands of marine species are one of the reasons tourists and divers around the world visit Indonesia.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2018
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:8
  • camera_stationCamera station:No
  • internetInternet:No
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:No
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people were happy with the knowledgeable guides and the itinerary they choose.
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    Some people noted that the boat is fully equiped with functioning amenities.
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    Many divers said once the sails open you truly feel the greatness of the open ocean.
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    The food was excellent in a traditional Indonesian sense.
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    Some people stated that they would return for a second and third time after their great experience.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome people noted that the liveaboard was a bit old.
  • check-markA few people claimed that the lower deck occupants had a hard time due to engine noise.
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16 guests comfortably enjoying the Indonesian archipelago in four double staterooms and four twin staterooms make The Seven Seas a great liveaboard choice. Air conditioning in every room, en-suite bathrooms, and daily housekeeping is just the tip of the iceberg. This luxury liveaboard will offer you a large sun deck as well as a shaded deck, so everyone would have their preferred choice. With state-of-the-art diving equipment, a large dive deck, 3-speed boats, and plenty of equipment, the diver inside you will have a blast visiting the best dive sites in Indonesia.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2016
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:16
  • camera_stationCamera station:Yes
  • internetInternet:No
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:No
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Some divers said they enjoyed the land excursions that led them to various wild life.
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    Many people said that the boat had large cabins and hot showers.
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    Divers said that the marine life was awesome and they have never so many dolphins at one spot.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA couple of people were taken back by the request for a tip by the crew.
  • check-markSome divers said that the visibility of the water was bad at some locations.
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If you want to travel in small groups, this is your perfect vessel. Available for only 8 guests on board, The Carpe Diem will bring you year-round to the Rajat Ampat andKomodo Park. While traveling, you will be able to enjoy the well-appointed saloon, perfect for social gatherings. No matter where you dive, you will always be accompanied by dive guides with high service standards and local knowledge. When not being out on the sun, you can enjoy air-conditioned cabins and the saloon, with a great variety of local and international dishes. And if there is a moment when all this is too much, you can always take some silent moments in the onboard library or enjoy the yoga studio set on the large open desk space.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2012
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:8
  • camera_stationCamera station:Yes
  • internetInternet:No
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:No
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people were happy with the dive sites the cruise director chose.
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    Divers said they saw a diverse coral and a lot of marine life that exceeded their expectations.
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    The big moment on of the cruise was when the sails were hoisted and everyone celebrated.
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    Some people were happy with the food the chef prepared.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markSome divers said the coral was a bit colorless and plastics could be seen floating about.
  • check-markA couple of people noted that the cabins were a bit small.
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Cruising the best diving safaris of the Indonesian archipelago, the Tidak Apapa opens the wonderful world of marine biodiversity to its guests. With plenty of diving opportunities, the guests are transported into an underwater realm where thousands of fishes, corals, mollusks, and other sea creatures thrive. This gives the pristine waters the bright touches of vibrant colors. The vessel rounds the famous routes of Raja Ampat, Banda Islands, and Komodo National Park. With the fact that the cruise director himself is a marine biologist and underwater photographer as well, cruising in this liveaboard is taken to greater heights.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2001
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:8
  • camera_stationCamera station:Yes
  • internetInternet:Yes (free)
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:Yes (free)
  • airconAircon:No

Our Overall Review

3.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Many people stated that the crew were welcoming and made everyone feel like family with their vibrant personality.
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    Some people said when the sails were open the boat glided along the waves and some of the liveaboards that was engine driven was just in awe of us.
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    The food on the boat was very nice, better than most restaurants.
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    Many divers said that there were a lot of diving spots and the marine life was abundantly displayed through the eyes of the ocean.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA couple of people noted that the cabins were small.
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Sturdy and elegant at 26 meters or 85 feet long, the Mikumba 2 is a phinisi vessel, special for having the largest deck space of all the other vessels of its size. Having undergone a major renovation, there have been contemporary twists added to this traditional wooden vessel. From the full refurbishment to complete overhaul of its machinery, the vessel speaks of luxury in its own. It is also a vessel that makes liveaboard experiences revolve in classic elegance through its well-designed interiors and topnotch crew service fused with itineraries of the greatest dive sites within the Indonesian waters.

Key facts:

  • yearbuiltYear built:2016
  • rentalRental equip:Yes ($)
  • diversMax divers:8
  • camera_stationCamera station:Yes
  • internetInternet:Yes (free)
  • min_logged_divesMin logged dives:No minimum
  • nitroxNitrox:Yes (free)
  • airconAircon:free

Our Overall Review

4

Reasons to buy:

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    Some people stated the crew was hospitable, super nice and very professional.
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    Many people commended the cruise director and owner that they went out of their way to cater to special request from the guest.
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    Many people were happy with the food as it extraordinary and authentic Indonesian.
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    A lot of people who have been on the boat says they will return for another experience.
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    The boat is spacious and offers many modern features but still has its classical look and feel.

Reasons NOT to buy:

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  • check-markThe engine was a bit unpleasant to the lower deck occupants.