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KLM Seamore Papua

In the year 2015, a lavish liveaboard KLM Seamore Papua started offering dive safari adventure cruises to the best sites of the Indonesian Sea. The traditionally designed wooden Phinisi is designed specifically for divers and has all the facilities that are required to have an unforgettable vacation onboard. The main itineraries of the beautiful Seamore Papua include Raja Ampat, Alor, Banda Sea, and Komodo. UNESCO has declared Komodo National park as a world heritage site due to the rare presence of Komodo dragons. Whereas, the dive site of Raja Ampat holds a world record of maximum species seen during underwater diving.

A proper review of
KLM Seamore Papua Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 6.3 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about KLM Seamore Papua Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • 60%

  • KLM Seamore Papua Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 23-11-2019

3 reasons to dive

  • Many people were happy with the traditional Indonesian Phinishi with its old but modern style.
  • Some divers mentioned the crew was attentive and catered to their every whim no matter how impractical it was.
  • The divers commended the dive master on finding the perfect diving spots and they were able to finish 20 instead of the 18 dives promised.

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • The cabins can be rather small if you sharing with someone.

Key facts

Year (re)built:2015
Max divers18
InternetNo
NitroxYes ($)
Rental equip.Yes ($)
Camera stationYes
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$300$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
To find the actual price you should look at these booking sites:

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Highlights

  • Traditionally designed modern liveaboard with modern facilities
  • Explore the best dive destination of the Indonesian sea
  • The itinerary includes Komodo, Banda, Raja Ampat, and surrounding mini islands
  • Raja Ampat – Magnificent visibility
  • Komodo National Park – declared a world heritage site by UNESCO due to the existence of Komodo dragons
  • Supervised diving ensures safety
  • Capacity to welcome 18 guests
  • 9 lavish cabins with en-suite bathrooms, temperature-controlled a/c system
  • Cruise at the speed of 7-8 knots/hour
  • Different western and local cuisines on the buffet menu
  • Plenty of beach excursions on the pink and white sand beaches
  • Nitrox for certified divers
  • Rental equipment and diving courses available

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Description and details

Diving on the KLM Seamore Papua in Indonesia

KLM Seamore Papua – experience the best dive destination with the splendid schooner

The 32 meters (approx. 105 feet) wooden phinisi was upgraded with modern technology to ensure that the guests onboard have the best dive safari adventures. It is specially designed for divers and has all the necessities to make them feel comfortable. The top-notch crew and management are well experienced in their respective fields. They are ever ready to serve the guests in fulfilling their needs. Seamore Papua offers cruises at Takabonerate, Banda, Misool, Raja Ampat and Komodo. The famous dive site of Raja Ampat has approx. a thousand small islands that make an exceptionally wonderful archipelago.

Boat Interior – traditionally designed in Indonesian style

The fantastic Phinisi is made from teak and ironwood. The traditional design and interior of Seamore Papua reflect the beauty of the Indonesian culture. This lavish masterpiece is handcrafted by the best carpenters of the time with the utmost hard work and dedication. It has the capacity to host 18 passengers in 9 luxurious cabins. These cabins have all the modern amenities required to have a peaceful, safe and sumptuous dive safari adventure. Cabins have en-suite bathrooms, a/c systems, storage areas, and complimentary toiletries along with daily housekeeping service throughout the stay. The communal areas have an indoor saloon, dining area and outdoor lounge located on the upper deck.

Deck Area – dive under the supervision of diving masters

KLM Seamore Papua has a dive area with a diving platform on the main deck. Divers are provided a large space to get ready for fun-filled adventurous dives with full assistance by the instructors. There is much rental equipment which is available for divers by paying extra charges. You can enjoy your in-between time from the dives at the large sun deck located on the top deck. It has cushioned sun-loungers, bean bags, and mattresses for the guests to enjoy the fresh sea breeze under the open sky. Night owls can have a perfect view of starling sky lying on the top deck while hearing the seashores.

Food and Entertainment

The social area of the liveaboard has an indoor saloon, which is incorporated with the modern entertainment facilities. You can enjoy your time in an air-conditioned environment while watching your favorite movie, chatting with fellow divers, or just grabbing a book to pass your time with a glass of drink. To satisfy the hungry divers, there is scrumptious food served thrice a day in buffet style. It is cooked with fresh ingredients in a hygienic environment by an expert chef. Snacks and beverages are available all day long. Food customization for the guests on a special diet or medication is also catered on request.

When to go

There is always something new to explore in the itineraries of Seamore Papua. You can enjoy the best dive safari vacation at any month of the year. The climatic conditions are considered best from October to April for Raja Ampat and April to November for Komodo.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • 60%

  • KLM Seamore Papua Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 23-11-2019
Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

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