MV TemuKira is an ergonomic wooden vessel, sailing in the Indonesia seas for many years. It was launched in 2004 by the famous fleet Grand Comodo. The stylish schooner is popular for its comfortable and spacious cabins, delicious food, and outstanding crew members. The main itinerary of the magnificent TemuKira includes Komodo and Raja Ampat. The famous dive site Raja Ampat has a world record of visibility of most species seen during a dive. You can discover 75% of the coral species along with an abundance of marine life. Some of the significant dive stops of the schooner include Mansuar, Fam, Wayag, and Airborek.
Our Overall Review
Things we like:
A couple of people noted that the crew were very sympathetic and 100% Indo and assisting.
Several divers reported that they had about 4 dives a day if you were willing to put in the time.
Many people were happy with the accommodation onboard the liveaboard as it was very stylish and modern.
The food was exceptionally well prepared by the chef.
Things we don't like:
- Some people noted that the price of the trip was a bit on the high side.
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Diving on the MV TemuKira in Indonesia
The 33.5 meters (approx. 110 feet) spectacular wooden schooner has been operating in the Indonesian Sea for over 20 years. It is one of the pioneers of diving cruise liveaboards in Indonesia. Komodo and Raja Ampat are the famous dive destinations, where you can explore the large variety of fish species, coral (both soft and hard), mantas, sharks and turtles. You can witness the sight of the rare Komodo dragons at the world heritage site Komodo National Park. TemuKira has the capacity to welcome 12 passengers in 6 deluxe cabins. It fulfills the needs of a small group of people with all the eminent facilities in a clean and organized environment. The amazing wooden beauty is an ideal choice for a close group of friends or family to enjoy a perfect vacation on the best dive sites of Indonesia along with many beach excursions.
Boat Interior – sumptuous wooden interior with all the necessary facilities
The posh liveaboard MV TemuKira presents a quaint interior. It is spacious enough to host 12 guests in 6 commodious cabins. The cabins have everything to satisfy all the basic needs of a traveler. 2 cabins have bunk beds and the rest have double beds. All the cabins have their own en-suite bathroom, separate temperature-controlled air-conditioning systems and individual storage area for guests to keep their belongings.
Deck Areas – plunge into the depth and enjoy with the best!
The dive deck area has ample space for drivers to prepare before plunging into the dive safari adventure. It has a zodiac, freshwater shower station and a faucet to rinse the equipment after dives. The alluring schooner is exceptionally stable and cruises at a speed of 8-9 knots. It has enhanced the navigation and ultra-modern technology like a diving tender, which makes scuba diving easier than ever. The sundeck is the best area for sun lovers. There are many lounges and comfortable chairs on the partially covered sun deck area, where you can sunbathe or enjoy the fresh sea breeze while enjoying a drink.
Food and Entertainment
Guests onboard have many options to get entertained in the leisure time between dives. The chilled environment of an indoor saloon is best for non-divers to spend the time watching movies, listening to music or connect themselves with the outside world through the internet. There are electronic charging stations, where guests can charge their gadgets. To fuel the action-packed diving, scrumptious food is prepared freshly by an expert chef. You can enjoy western, Italian, local cuisines served in buffet style. If you are a foodie than get ready for a delicious surprise every day. A variety of snacks and multiple beverages are served throughout the day to ensure that no one stays hungry.