A proper review of
Gaia Love Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 6.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Gaia Love Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
5 reasons to dive
- Many people said that the diving instructors delivered a well prepared brief that covered all of the concerns of the divers.
- Some divers said they got to see giant mantas, sharks and various marine life.
- Many people were happy with the warm welcoming that they received from the crew and staff making them feel at home.
- Everyone agreed that the food was delicious and the chef was in master class preparing specific meals per the requirements of guests.
- A lot of people said they would they would return to this liveaboard as it was a great experience that they would love to repeat.
1 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people were taken back by being woken up before dawn by the chef who prepared the breakfast.
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Description and details
Diving on the Gaia Love in Indonesia
With a luxurious year-round dive trips in Indonesia, Gaia Love also strives to provide a socially responsible itinerary that creates a positive impact not only to the environment but also to the communities they operate around.
What To Expect?
Packed with deluxe amenities with class requirements of BKI (Biro Klasifikasi Indonesia), Gaia Love is elegantly a 40 meters steel hull vessel designed to sail and explore the far reach regions of Indonesia. Gaia Love has 4 fancy decks — lower, upper, main and sundeck, enough to accommodate up to 20 guests in 11 spacious ensuite rooms (six on the upper deck and five on the lower deck), approximately 20 sqm each. Each room has its own air-conditioning and ensuite bathrooms with hot water all designed to provide comfort to all guest aboard.
The sundeck comes with an al fresco bar that offers access to the magnificent view outside that is perfect for evening gatherings and relaxation. It is also perfect for some sunbathing as unshaded areas are provided as well as shaded shelters.
The large dive deck at the rear is designed to accommodate up to 28 divers with eleven large rinse tanks of various sizes so there is definitely adequate space for divers to go around. A boat deck is also available where two diving skiffs are accessible for boarding.
The main deck serves as a lounge, restaurant and entertainment center added with a pantry and camera room for before-and-in-between-dives-preparation that adds convenience to the guests.
Since safety is Gaia Love’s top priority, the vessel is designed with a well-equipped wheelhouse from up-to-date navigation equipment to state-of-the-art communication systems, EPRIB, fire fighting systems, life rafts, and life vests.
Gaia Love is intricately designed to provide diving in comfort to every guest on board. Its 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio ensures all guest are well-served and will have a memorable experience aboard the vessel and under the deep.
Food And Beverage
Gaia Love’s crew is well-appointed to provide each guest with a happy stay during the entire trip. Fine cuisine is made available with vegetarian food, A La Carte, western food and halal food delightfully served to guests.
Soft drinks, espresso, and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase but a corking fee is imposed for bringing your own alcohol. Special dietary requirements can be catered to, given advance notice.
Wellness And Relaxation
Massage services and internet is available to all guests aboard.
With Dive Gaia you can explore the whole southern and northern regions of Raja Ampat that offer pristine sites full of thriving marine life. Expect to see oceanic and reef mantas near the island of Misool. Your trips will begin and end in Sorong. Pickup from the airport will be arranged, with someone from the staff wearing a Dive Gaia shirt waiting upon your arrival. Expect around 24-27 dives during a 9-nights trip.
- Laundry Service
- Camera Station
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- TV in cabins
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Camera room with table and charging point
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Paid Internet
- Seaview Cabins
- Kayaks On-Board
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- Available for Charter
- Naturalist Guide