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MY Emperor Raja Laut Liveaboard
The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- Several divers reported that they did 20 dives were very knowledgeable and passionate dive instructors.
- Many divers noted that they were exposed to turtles, cuttlefish, wildlife and countless nudi.
- Many people were happy with the land excursions that took them to different places.
1 reasons NOT to dive
- Many people had a problem with the compact nature of the liveaboard.
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Description and details
Diving on the MY Emperor Raja Laut in Indonesia
MY Emperor Raja Lout – explore the countless species in the majestic Indonesian sea
The 31 meters (approx. 102 feet) wooden liveaboard is a well-built sailing beauty, which is stable enough to provide all types of diving in a safe and comfortable way. The boat can be booked as a skippered charter for a corporate event or can be booked for dive safari vacation by a group of friends, family or by a solo traveler. It is a good option for a budget-oriented vacationer. You can explore the diversified underwater landscapes, mountains, pinnacles, and pristine reefs, which attract an extensive range of fish species. While diving at Komodo, you can frequently see bump head parrotfish, variegated clown triggerfish, and much more. Trekking at Komodo National Park will offer the quivering experience of watching the large flesh-eating lizard Komodo dragon.
Boat Interior – well-designed to meet the unique challenges of Asia’s climatic, geographic and logistic conditions
The classic schooner Emperor Raja Lout is a well-constructed sailing beauty, that offers a comfortable and luxurious stay on board. It is spacious enough to welcome 12 passengers to enjoy a lavish dive safari vacation. There are 6 aesthetic cabins, which are decorative and have all the vital facilities that a guest may require. All the cabins are furnished with comfortable double beds and bunk beds and have en-suite bathrooms, a/c with an individual temperature control system, storage areas, mirrors, and side tables. The portholes in the rooms allow gaping at the breathtaking views of the surroundings. Daily housekeeping, room service, and toiletries are complimentary services provided throughout the trip.
Deck Area – explore the underwater beauty you have always envisioned
Diving has also been fun with the safe and comfortable facilities provided by the stylish schooner Emperor Raja Lout. The diving instructors are well-trained to deal with the primary emergencies and are always vigilant to help the guests in each dive. The dive deck is fully equipped with rental equipment and diving gear. There is an al-fresco dining table with a canopy for those who want to have their meal while enjoying the charismatic views in the fresh sea breeze. The large sundeck is partially covered and has plenty of comfortable sun lounges and bean bags.
Food and Entertainment
The communal areas of the exclusive liveaboard consist of an indoor lounge, a dining area, and a sun deck, which provide multiple options for in-house entertainment. The air-conditioned salon has a large 49” flat-screen LED TV, indoor games, DVDs to watch your choice of movies, and a mini-library. Besides these activities, delicious food is served to fuel the body for action-packed dives. International and local cuisines are prepared by the chef on board and served in buffet style thrice a day. A variety of snacks and selective beverages are available 24×7.
When to go
Emperor Raja Lout offers year-round diving cruises in the Indonesian sea. To get better visibility and driving conditions, Komodo is best explored from July to October. Whereas, Raja Ampat and the famous archipelago can be visited from November to April.
- Leisure Deck
- Shaded diving deck
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Separate rinse for u/w camera
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms