Epica

The Epica liveaboard Indonesia offers a budget-friendly way to explore Komodo National park. The Epica caters for up to 16 guests in 8 basic twin cabins. Cabins are located on the lower deck and share 2 bathrooms with fresh-water showers. Meals are freshly prepared and offer a mix of local and international cuisine, and are served ‘family-style’ on the upper deck.

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Epica Liveaboard

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2016
Max divers 12
Internet No
Nitrox No
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station No
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon No

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is 197$ per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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Highlights

  • An ideal liveaboard for a low-budget planner
  • Explore the famous dive sites of Indonesia
  • Enjoy scuba diving at a budget-friendly price
  • Fun-filled thrilling adventure at Komodo National park
  • Offers cruises at the popular dive site Raja Ampat all year round
  • Capacity to welcome 12 divers onboard
  • 6 twin bed cabins to be shared with fellow divers
  • Cabins are incorporated with basic necessities
  • Fresh wholesome meals three times a day
  • Expert instructors to assist every dive
  • Instructor ratio for the diver is 4 to 1
  • Hammock and bean bags on the upper deck
  • Portholes provide a mesmerizing view from the cabin
  • Rental equipment available

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Description and details

Diving on the Epica in Indonesia

 

Epica – a budget-friendly yacht for an amazing diving experience

If you are searching for a compact low-budget diving trip, then Epica is the ideal choice. It is a budget-friendly liveaboard sailing in the sea of Indonesia, with a space to host 12 divers. It offers a fun-filled adventure to the famous dive sites including Raja Ampat and Komodo National Park. You can witness the presence of Komodo dragons and large pelagic like manta rays and sharks in the diverse underwater adventure.

Features of Epica

Boat Interior – simple yet attractive
The classic wooden liveaboard Epica is specifically designed to provide a budget-friendly trip to a short group of people. It has the capacity to accommodate 12 divers in 6 twin bed basic cabins, which do not have any luxurious amenities but provide all the basic needs to have a comfortable trip. In each cabin, there are electric fans, power sockets and a compact storage area for keeping the luggage. All these cabins are located on the lower deck of the boat. Every cabin has a sliding door which opens at each side of Epica. You can enjoy the fresh sea breeze at night and wake up with the striking sunrays by keeping the slider open while you sleep. There are 2 shared bathrooms with hot/fresh water facilities.

Deck Areas – dive safely and enjoy freely

The dive deck has space for divers to get ready for plunging in the turquoise blue water. Equipment is there, which is available for rent. Instructors onboard are ever ready to supervise the divers on each dive. While cruising with Epica, 3 dives per day are scheduled and night dives can be made with extra charges. 1 instructor is assigned for a group of 4 divers to ensure the safety and comfort of each diver. The spacious sundeck is partially covered and has a dining area to enjoy the food. The large open area of the sundeck has a hammock, bean bags, mattresses and chairs for the non-divers, who just want to enjoy their time in a comfortable environment. You can either have a sunbath viewing the charismatic vista or gaze at the starling sky at night.

Food and Entertainment

The designers of the most affordable vessel Epica, have not ignored the non-divers onboard. They have provided some basic perks for their leisure time. You can enjoy the music and groove on it with your friends or fellow divers. Non-divers can relax on the hammock or lay back on the bean bags placed on the upper deck. The communal area has a table with chairs on the shaded upper deck, where the divers can enjoy a wholesome meal. Food is freshly prepared by expert chefs. You can enjoy the taste of local delicacies thrice a day. You can marvel at the mesmerizing views of the crystal-clear water and the surroundings while satisfying your appetite.

The best time to go

Diving in Raja Ampat is possible all year round. The Indonesian sea is considered as the richest in the world. You can plan your trip to the famous dive site of Komodo, Pink Beach, and Raja Ampat with your close group of friends or family with the sailing beauty, Epica.

Boat features
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • Available for Charter

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