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Sea Safari VII

Built in 2001 with the latest renovation in 2015, the 14-cabin Sea Safari VII is regarded as a luxurious sailing boat which offers comfort and style to guests through its modern facilities. It exudes beautiful Indonesian and Balinese styles of art. The vessel treats its guests to scuba diving activities across its route in Indonesia such as Bali, Nusa Lembongan, and Komodo among others. Cruise duration depends on what the guests choose from the itineraries of 1 night all the way to 11 nights.

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Sea Safari VII Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Sea Safari VII Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

Sea Safari VII Liveaboard
Good Liveaboard

3 reasons to dive

  • Many divers said that the itinerary was well planed by the diving director and crew.
  • Several divers noted that there was a diverse array of marine life that kept them in the water for hours.
  • Some people said that the crew was friendly and always gave a helping hand when needed.

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • Many stated that when the anchor was lifted the passengers experienced a dreadful noise.
  • A couple of people noted that there was no hot showers on board the Sea Safari.

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2015
Max divers 28
Internet No
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


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

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 


  • Offers leisurely diving expeditions of the Bali and Komodo between 1 up to 11 nights.
  • Opportunity to view volcanoes such as Gili Trawangan, Labujan Bajo, Maumere, Bima and the active Sangeang
  • Eye witness shipwrecks
  • Close encounters with the famous Komodo dragons
  • Suitable for various levels of snorkelers
  • Non-divers also welcome to liveaboard
  • Onboard computer available for use
  • Rental equipment available

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Description and details

Diving on the Sea Safari VII in Indonesia


Sea Safari VII is a Phinisi Buginese Schooner boasting of a 37.5 meters long and 10.65 meters wide built of Ulin wood. Its maiden voyage in 2001 has already treated its guest divers to majestic sails and dives anchored through the power of its 4 engines. It cruises on a speed of 7 to 10 knots per hour.
The vessel offers luxurious amenities to its guests. Its upper deck showcases an airconditioned salon with comfortable sofas for recline. There are also provisions for entertainment such as flat screen TV, stereo player for music trips, DVD player for movie screenings, computer and camera stations, and an assortment of books, CDs and movies for binging.
Outside the indoor salon, guests can enjoy the open shaded Lounge area where there are also comfortable sofas and tables. Its wet bar provides drinks while adoring the panoramic sceneries.
The top Sundeck offers spacious lounges for sun soaking, relaxing, and some ‘me’ time.
On the other hand, the Dive Deck is also spacious and is well-equipped with lockers where personal gears can be kept.


There are 14 cabins in the vessel which can accommodate a total of 28 guests. All cabins are air-conditioned and have provisions for comfortable beddings. There are private bathrooms for sanitary purposes. For flexible options, multiple types of cabins are also available. Cabins are spread in two decks and come either as twins or doubles ideal for diving buddies or couples alike.
On the lower deck are 6 double bed cabins and 4 tin-shared cabins. The main deck has 4 double-bed cabins.


On the Main Deck is an open-air restaurant where plenty of seats are available. The menu pays homage to Indonesian cuisine with prominence enjoyed on rice, noodles, and salad. Seafood options range from fishes, prawns, squids, and clams. For meat-lovers, either sweet and sour chicken or beef in mushroom sauce are up for options. The usually served local cuisine includes Gado-gado, Pecel (rice, vegetables and peanut sauce), Pepes Ikan (steamed spiced fish in banana leaf) and Perkedel (potato or corn croquettes). Fruit platters are always served to finish every meal. Guests can usually pick from pineapple, watermelon, cantaloupe, and papaya.


Sea Safari VII cruises the Indonesian Archipelago through its route of Bali, Komodo, and Raja Ampat. Cruises can be booked all year round. Diving and snorkeling activities are also offered in The Forgotten Islands, Sumba, Ambon, Alor, and Lembeh Straits among other sites.

Boat features
  • Laundry Service
  • Leisure Deck
  • Camera Station
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Photography Station
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms

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