Samambaia - komodo / raja ampat Liveaboard

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Samambaia's focus is the utter satisfaction of their guests.
At 40 meters and catering to only 14 guests, the Samambaia offers 7 tastefully decorated staterooms: 2 double cabins, 2 convertible cabins (double or twin) and 2 twin cabins on the lower deck, plus a beautiful 160 sq.ft. Master Cabin with stunning 180° sea views on the main deck. Each stateroom has a private en-suite bathroom, under bed storage, wardrobes and individually controlled AC.

They provide a delicious and varied international cuisine prepared every day with locally sourced ingredients by our chef, and our galley includes fresh ice-cream and daily baked bread and pastries. For relaxation you can choose the shaded sundeck and soak in the spectacular Indonesian views on the comfortable loungers, or enjoy a relaxing massage from the on board masseuse. Samambai offers unique cruises to Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Alor and Komodo and an impressive dive guide to customer ratio of 4 to 1. Especially designed for the guests dedicated to underwater photography they provide a camera room with separate camera work stations with integrated charging station.

Divers can not only enjoy spectacular day and night diving, but a range of activities during the surface intervals such as scenic rides through lagoons and coves, trekking, visits to secluded beaches and whale watching. Last but not least, ALL our nitrox is free, just like the beer!.

Samambaia - prices

Prices are per person and in USD based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes :

Nitrox (for qualified Nitrox divers)
Beers
Soft drinks
Juices
Italian Coffee espresso,self service : Macchiato, cappuccino, etc.
Wide Selections of Tea
Snacks
weights & belts
Tanks (12 ltr)
Kayak ( inflatable )
Airport to harbour pickup (vice versa)

The trip price does not include :

Wine & spirits
Massage on board
Rental gear (dive comp, BCD, Regulator, wet suit, fin, snorkel, mask and torch)
15 ltr tanks
Laundry
Wakeboard ( free trial ), then USD 25/30 minutes
Flight Ticket or Hotel

Area Port Clearance Fuel Surcharge National Park Fee  
Alor $75 $50    
Komodo National Park $75 $100    
Alor & Komodo $75 $150 $100  
Komodo & Bali $75 $150 $100  
Komodo & Flores $75 $150 $100  
East Flores & Alor $75 $150 $75  
Alor & Banda Sea $75 $250 $75  
Banda Sea $75 $250 $ 75  
Raja Ampat $75 $150 $100  
Raja Ampat & Banda Sea $ 75 $250 $100  
Triton Bay & Raja Ampat   $75 $250 $100
Triton Bay & Banda Sea   $75 $250 $100

Terms and conditions:

Individual bookings:
Booking deposit:
30% of booking is required within 7 days of booking - non refundable
70 % is due to 90 days prior to departure - non refundable.
Balance due 90 days before your trip departure date - non-refundable.
Individual booking made less than 90 days before the departured ate are payable in full at the time of booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already payed.

Group charter:

Booking deposit:
10% - within 7 days of booking - non-refundable
Second deposit:
20% 180 days prior to departure - non-refundable
Balance due
90 days before departure - non-refundable

Diving Equipment Rentals (USD) Per day
Regulator with octopus $ 10
Computer $ 10
BCD $ 10
Wetsuit (shorty 3mm) $
Mask, Fins (+ booties as required), snorkel $ 15
Torch $ 10

| Nitrox course | $ 180 | | Advanced OW course | $ 350 | | OW course | $ 450 |

Samambaia - cabins

To see photos of the cabins please visit the schedule and click on the cabin name to see the photos of each cabin, availability and price.

Samambaia offers 7 tastefully decorated staterooms: 2 double cabins, 2 convertible cabins (double or twin) and 2 twin cabins on the lower deck, plus a beautiful 160 sq.ft. Master Cabin with stunning 180° sea views on the main deck. Each stateroom has a private en-suite bathroom, under bed storage, wardrobes and individually controlled AC.

Samambaia - itinerary

Please click to see the itinerary for your chosen trip
Itinerary Ambon - Ambon
Itinerary Ambon - Kalabahi
Itinerary Ambon - Saumlaki
Itinerary Ambon - Sorong
Itinerary Bima - Labuan Bajo
Itinerary Bima - Maumere
Itinerary Kalabahi - Kalabahi
Itinerary Kalabahi - Labuan Bajo
Itinerary Kalabahi - Maumere
Itinerary Labuan Bajo - Bima
Itinerary Labuan Bajo - Maumere
Itinerary Labuanbajo-Serangan
Itinerary Maumere - Ambon
Itinerary Maumere - Bima
Itinerary Maumere - Maumere
Itinerary Maumere - Saumlaki
Itinerary Saumlaki - Ambon
Itinerary Saumlaki - Kalabahi
Itinerary Saumlaki - Maumere
Itinerary Serangan - Labuan Bajo
Itinerary Serangan - Maumere
Itinerary Sorong - Ambon
Itinerary Sorong - Sorong North & South
Itinerary Sorong - Sorong North
Itinerary Sorong - Sorong South
Itinerary Sorong – Sorong short

Samambaia - specs

Type Details
Maiden Voyage Nov-15
Type Traditional two mast wooden Phinisi schooner
Total length 42 m
Length over deck 34 m
Beam 9 m
Sails 420 sqm
Cruising Speed 8-10 knots
Main engine Yanmar Marine Turbo, 500 HP
Generators 2 x Mitsubishi 60 kWA, 1 x Yanmar 30 kWA, 1 x Mitsubishi 30kWA
Fuel capacity 12,500 liter
Fresh water capacity 12,000 liter
Water makers 2 x 5000 liter/day
Navigation & Communication 2 x Garmin GPS, 2 x Furuno radar, 2 x Furuno depth sounder, VHF radios, SSB radio, AIS, Navtex.
Safety & Rescue 2 x liferafts (45 pax capacity), 45 lifejackets, safety flares, Epirb,MOB buoy, satellite phone, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, fire hydrant

Diving


2 x BAUER 350 liter compressors,
Atlas Copco Nitrox compressor,
Paramina Filter,
40 x 12 liter, 6 x 15 liter, 2 x 10 liter and 1 x 4,5 liter aluminium tanks (DIN & yoke),
2 x 6,5 meter fiberglass tenders, 2 x 40 HP e

Samambaia - diving

Raja Ampat diving

All our boats run fantastic Raja Ampat liveaboards of varying length visiting all the best places each with their own unique itinerary and features.
They are all different prices dependant on the length of the trip and standard of the liveaboard.
All our boats are liveaboards for people enthusiastic or serious about their diving but also welcome snorkellers and non-divers who will have their own separate itinerary." author: "Raja Ampat liveaboard

Raja Ampat (or the Four Kings) is an archipelago consisting of the islands of Misoool, Salawati, Batanta, and Wiageo which are surrounded by over 1,500 small islands and cays. Formerly known as Irian Jaya, this area is now part of the newly named West Papua province of Indonesia and is located on the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula, on the island of New Guinea.

Put simply, Raja Ampat could quite possibly be the best diving in the world. It certainly is the world’s most bio diverse marine region with more recorded fish, coral and mollusc species than anywhere else on Earth. The variety of marine life can be staggering. Some areas boast enormous schools of fish and regular sightings of sharks, such as wobbegongs. In Mansuar, you may encounter large groups of manta rays and turtles. From the boat and often close to shore you may get the chance to don your snorkelling gear for some unforgettable interaction with resident pods of dolphins or even some passing whales. Other highlights include the innumerable war wrecks, both ships and planes (with new wrecks being discovered constantly).

The reefs of Raja Ampat are just as varied as the marine life. There are vertical walls, reef flats, slopes, sea mounts, mucky mangroves, lagoons and pinnacles. The reefs are in pristine condition with miles of perfect hard corals and many varied colourful species of soft corals. The diving is predominantly drift dives due to the moderate prevalent currents in the area which provide nutrients for the myriad fish and coral. Currents are average to moderate and vary from none to very strong. Visibility is normally very good but can vary and is normally at its best earlier in the day so your pre-breakfast dives are not to be slept through!

This is truly “Frontier Diving”. Topside the beautiful islands stretch as far as you can see and are largely uninhabited. At night the lights of local fishing boats twinkle in the dark along the few inhabited shorelines while in more remote areas you may only see a distant spec of light over the entire horizon.

Not many liveaboards dive the Raja Ampat area, making this adventure even more unique and special.

Raja Ampat has a high season from October to May and weirdly enough it is during their rainy season due to the winds in the dry season making parts of the park inaccessable. The rainy season should not be mis-construed though. It is generally mostly a shower in the late afternoon and evening and most of the time the days are nice, wind is minimal and the skys are generally clear or slightly over cast. The seas are calmer at this time of the year as the oppposite season has winds that kick up waves and make it very difficult to dive the more exposed sites in the Southern part of Raja Ampat. The water temperature stays around the 27-30 degrees celcius mark all year round.

Recently due to the popularity of Raja Ampat a lot of boats have been running trips in the so called low season but this is also the dry season and so promotes nicer weather and better visibility but the trade of is that only the northern more sheltered part of the park is accessable but as the area is so vast and there are so many quality dive sites the reports from these northern trips have been glowing so far.

Komodo diving

Diving in Komodo is not a new idea but recently it’s being recognised as a premier destination due to the awesome variety of diving to be had. Crystal clear water and dive sites where you never see another diver provide a little something for everyone whether it’s macro or massive you love. One day you can be crawling along the bottom looking at pygmy seahorses, frogfish and unusual nudibranch and the next you are in the big blue on an open water pinnacle as the mantas fly by, the sharks circle and the dolphins hunt and the next day diving a live volcano!! For sheer variety there is no better place on earth.

Komodo is one of the few places left in the world where sharks are not rare and down south is one of the places where manta rays have their legendary aggregations, meaning they are here in the area in their hundreds!!!

One of the highlights of these trips is the rare opportunity to walk with the lengendary Komodo dragons. These truly awesome beasts can reach 3 metres plus and can reportedly run at 20km an hour chasing their prey. It’s the icing on the cake, Stunning diving and one of the world’s last surviving dinosaur descendants all one amazing package.

Covering the best of both worlds, from up close and personal with aggragating mantas to shy pygmy seahorses and rare nudibranches Komodo diving has it all. The beauty of Komodo liveaboard diving is in the balance between the large and small animals. One day you will be in the blue swimming with mantas and sharks and the next swimming along a bubbling volcanic reef covered with venting submerged fumeroles blowing bubbles into the water and hiding one of the worlds best kept secret macro dive sites.

In North Komodo the water temperature is normally 27-29°C. Around Southern Komodo and Rinca Islands the water temperature drops can drop a bit to 22-26°C. A 5mm long suit is advised and hood and booties are strongly recommended for the southern area.

These are some of the top sites that most liveaboards visit.

Angel reef, Moyo, Sumbawa diving

We start our Komodo liveaboard with the first dive of the trip and the check out dive. This dive site doesn’t disappoint. A beautiful wall stretching down to 50 metres covered in hard and soft corals very reminiscent of Bunaken in North Sulawesi. Schools of bannerfish and trevally patrol the walls with the occasional reef sharks making an appearance. Ribbon eels hide in crevices and many different nudibranchs crawl over the vast elephant ear sponges that hang from the beautiful soft coral infested wall.

Satonda island bay

A protected bay on Satonda island north of Sumbawa hosts a treasure trove of macro critters, the more we dive here the more we find. The rare Denise pygmy seahorse lives in fans here, frogfish hang out in big barrel sponges and ghost pipefish hide amongst the featherstars that cover the reef slope. In the sandy bottom you can find jawfish with their mouths full of eggs, myriads of anemonefish, mushroom coral pipefish and spearer mantis shrimps.

Sangeang island diving

Sangieng island is a perfectly round volcanic island jutting up from the sea bed. Still active and last blowing in 1996 this well kept secret is one of the world’s finest macro dive areas. With diving available all around the island there is not one specific spot but always new ones to be discovered. Bubbles of volcanic gas seep through the sand creating a surreal atmosphere and a warm black sand bottom hosting rare and unusual nudibranch. Pygmy seahorses, frogfish, Pegasus sea moths and carnivorous shells and all common here, this is my personal favourite dive site as every time we dive here there is a surprise in store of something new that is often not in the books - this site is why you go Komodo liveaboard diving.

Gps point - Gili Banta diving

Gps point is an open sea mount prone to strong currents at certain times of the day. This provides prolific hard and soft coral growth that is home to hundreds of different types of reef fish. Loved by sharks, white tip sharks cruise around the whole dive in amongst the hunting giant trevallies and schooling jacks and surgeon fish, an exciting dive.

Takat Toko, Gili Lawalaut diving

This is one of my favourite sites on the Komodo liveaboard itinerary and is very similar to Gps point this site takes it to the next level. Grey reef shark, white tip sharks, occassional dolphins and a literal fish soup created by jacks, surgeonfish, giant trevallies and bannerfish surround this large sea mount as you hang on to the reef edge and watch the action. Again this site is prone to strong currents but we time our dives to hit around slack tide and a little current brings in the big fish. Great pelagic action, my favourite blue water dive.

Lighthouse reef, Gili Lawalaut diving

An adrenalin pounding drift dive along the wall and around the corner under the lighthouse. Sharks, mantas, dolphins are all frequent visitors on the dive with some of the best coral reef top in the area around the corner out of the current at the end of the dive you can hunt for porcelain crabs, cuttlefish and unusual seahorses whilst waiting for the adrenalin to funnel out of your system and your heart rate to return to normal-this is what Komodo liveaboard diving is all about!.

Crystal rock, Gili Lawalaut diving

A stunning soft coral and sea fan covered pinnacle with crystal water clarity this is a great site for those magazine cover wide angle shots. With at least 5 different types of angelfish, 4 types of trigger and butterflyfish everywhere it is a excellent reef fish dive with frequent visits from eagle and manta rays and the resident sleepy hawksbill turtle.

Pink beach, Komodo diving

Colder water and lower vis here due to the huge amounts of organic matter in the water due to the southern currents but this is more than made up for by the astounding life available to see here due to this phenomenon. Normally done as a night dive it also makes a good day dive with everything from white tip sharks to pygmy seahorses; zebra crabs, Coleman shrimp, many coloured frogfish, xeno crabs, Spanish dancers, and unusual nudibranchs are hidden amongst the dense coral growth.

Cannibal rock, Rinca island diving

Colder water than the north but touted by many as one of the worlds best 10 sites, yes I know there seems to be way more than 10 “top 10 sites” but this one really is one if you like macro. Everything is here even the rarest of the rare, the Rhinopias scorpionfish. It’s nudi heaven with only the special and the rare getting to appear here, more species than I care to mention along with large and different frogfish mixed in with schools of fish and the resident dopy turtle we do 2 dives here and it’s still not enough!! You will love it, I personally adore this dive site.

Torpedo alley, Rinca island diving

Just next to cannibal rock and where the boat moors is a beach that has wild pigs, monkeys and Komodo dragons in the daytime and hosts a myriad of critters in the waters in front if it at night. Named for the large amount of torpedo rays found here, a member of the electric ray family- no touching! They cover the sandy bottom along with loads of nudis obvious on the black sand bottom along with bizarre crabs and octopus.

Manta alley, Komodo diving

In the cooler waters in the south of Komodo there is a bay in which there are a series of pinnacles that seem to be a magnet for aggregating mantas. They are here in their tens, often we come up having seen over 20 different individuals. Often a little shy, their evasive spins and pirouettes makes the watching of them that much more enjoyable.

Takat Makassar, Komodo diving

This is our other manta site. A little bit more of a risk to see them as it is a huge area and we drift along the bottom in about 10 metres but along the way we always run into loads of turtles, napoleon and humphead wrasse, white tip sharks and very very occasionally you will be incredibly lucky and run into the resident dugong that inhabits this area along with scores of mantas as they migrate north.

3 sisters, Padar island diving

A series of underwater pinnacles reaching nearly to the the surface off the coast of Padar island next to Komodo this site constantly springs surprises on you from silvertip sharks and mobular ray schools to marbled rays and rare nudibranchs.

How to get to Raja Ampat

Sorong is the harbour town in West Papua and the normal departure point to dive Raja Ampat. If you are unsure of how to get to Sorong to start your trip it will depend on where your international flight into Indonesia is landing. We recommend Jakarta or Bali to make your entry point into Indonesia amnd each has it’s pros and cons.

From Jakarta to Sorong most flights route through Makassar (UPG) in South Sulawesi and are over night flights arriving in the morning perfect for a pick up by your liveaboard crew at the airport. The downside of this is that you may be awake most of the night before your board the liveaboard but most boats cruise only on the first day so you can catch up on your sleep during the day.

Flights from Bali are not quite so simple and cannot be done in one day, you will need to fly from Bali to UPG the day before your liveaboard and over night in Makassar and the continue on with the UPG to Sorong flight the following morning, the day of your liveaboard departure, and this ends up being perfect tining to be picked up on your arrival in Sorong at the airport to then be taken to the boat. This takes longer but you will arrive more refreshed than the Jakarta rooute and of course you could always factor in a stay in Bali before or after your trip.

In the past it has not been possible for someone outside of Indonesia to purchase domestic flights in Indonesia so these can be purchased for you by us, if you would like, and added to your invoice. It will be about $650 return dependant on exchange rates, availability and where your entry airport is in Indonesia. The cost of the domestic flights are not included in the trip price.

Recently Garuda, our recommended airline, has made it possible to purchase their tickets online and we recommend you take this approach as it is often cheaper than the set price we have to charge. Other airlines are cheaper but are not so trustworthy or have such good luggage allowances. Again, we highly recommend trip as well as diving insurance just in case something were to go wrong with your flights.

Premier liveaboard diving and its local flight agent can purchase the tickets on your behalf, however, in doing so, Premier liveaboard diving is only acting as an agent for the airline and is not responsible for, and can accept no responsibility for, cancellations, delays, schedule changes, or problems caused by the air carrier. We highly recommend trip interruption and cancellation insurance.

Samambaia - faqs

Please note these are generic FAQs about Indonesia in general and not always boat specific.

If you are unsure about something please ask us to get confirmation.

What documents will I need to show on the boat?

Dive certification cards and dive logbook.

What money will I need?

Most boats accepts payment by Visa or Mastercard, Indonesian Rupiah, Euro or US Dollar. Please be advised that foreign notes should be clean, new and crisp. Indonesian banks and money changers will not accept old notes or notes which are damaged in any way. You can also use your credit or debit card at ATM machines in towns prior to boarding the boat to withdraw Rupiah, which is better should you wish to purchase local souvenirs or for tips. It is advisable to inform your bank or credit card company that you will be visiting Indonesia prior to your departure, as it is not uncommon for the bank to put a block on the card if they suspect it has been misappropriated.

What type of food is available on board?

Meals are prepared by the onboard chef and consist of a delicious mix of international and local dishes. Please advise us as soon as possible if you have any special dietary requirements. Certain special dietary requests and beverage requests may not be available on a consistent basis due to the remote nature of the locations.

Will there be any opportunities to go ashore during the cruise?

There are many different land excursions which are dependent on the schedule and guest preferences. Some land excursions available are beach visits, village visit and other treks dependant on the area, weather and local conditions.

What if I am prone to sea sickness?

If you are prone to sea sickness we strongly urge you to bring some motion sickness medication.

Will I have to share a cabin if I am travelling as a single?

All rates are quoted on a share basis therefore, unless you require a guaranteed single room and pay an additional supplement you will share your cabin with one other guest.

What is the voltage on the boat?

Voltage in Indonesia is 220-240 V. Is you feel you will need an adaptor please bring one.

Does the boat provide any toiletries?

There is soap, shampoo, hand wash and towels.

What time zone is Indonesia located?

Komodo is 8 hours ahead of GMT. Raja Ampat is covered by Eastern Indonesia Standard Time which is 9 hours ahead of GMT.

Is smoking permitted?

A designated area on the boat is available for smoking. Smoking is not permitted in any other area for any reason.

What about crew gratuities?

Gratuities for the crew are not included in your trip price. If the crew performs to your expectations, we suggest a gratuity of approximately 10%-15% of the published package price per person be considered normal aboard a liveaboard dive boat. All tips are split equally among the boat crew. Personal tipping is frowned upon. Payment of gratuities can be by cash or credit card.

Diving Information

Do I need evacuation/dive insurance?

It is mandatory that each guest purchase comprehensive evacuation and dive accident insurance. We will be operating in extremely remote areas. Emergency evacuations from remote locations can cost in excess of USD $100,000. We recommend Divers Alert Network (DAN): www.DiversAlertNetwork.org (in USA), www.daneurope.org (in Europe).

How many dives will we do each day?

There will be up to 4 dives per day with 3-4 dives being normal dependant on the distances travelled between sites and possibly at nightime.

Are there any limitations or restrictions on the diving?

You should stay within the limits and standards of your qualifying agency. All dives should be no- decompression dives. Solo diving is not permitted.

What dive equipment do I need?

Tanks, weights and weight belts are provided onboard. Divers will need to bring BCD, regulator, wetsuit,fins, mask, snorkel and dive light. We have SMBs available for use snd rental equipment

What can I expect the water temperature to be and what wetsuit do you recommend?

This is always a difficult question to answer because people have different reactions to temperature. Typically temperatures range from 25-30C or 80-86F so usually a 3mm suit or even a skin is fine. The southern waters of Komodo can be colder with 20-25C or 70-75F so a 5mm suit with a hood is recommended.

Do you have Int or DIN valves?

We have tanks with Int and DIN valve adaptors.

How do we dive from the boat?

All dives will be made from the tenders. Equipment will be transferred to the tenders and guests will board the tender with only their wetsuit on.

Can I drink alcohol and dive?

No. Drinking alcohol and diving can increase your risk of decompression problems. You can drink alcohol once your have completed your last dive of the day.

Can I fish or spear fish?

Fishing and spear fishing are not available onboard. We will be diving in marine protected areas where any type of fishing is prohibited.

What facilities are available for photographers?

There are ample camera tables and cubby holes with charging stations with 110V and 220V above your dive gear. There are ‘camera only’ rinse buckets for the exclusive use of photographers onboard.

Can I pay by Credit card on board?

For most things yes you can but there is a bank charge of 3%, normal in Indonesia. Please check with us beforehand about this.

Visibility:

Depending on the season the visibility range is between 10-40 metres or 30-120 feet.

Current:

All diving areas are subject to currents that range from slight to extremely strong. Dive sites are selected according to currents with some great year round drift diving opportunities.

Night diving:

An opportunity to see some of the world’s most unique marine species that emerge only after the sun has set.

Marine life:

The areas where you will dive are unmatched for small and unusual marine wildlife. The species list is endless and new ones are still being discovered in these areas.

Climate:

The average air temperature in the regions you will visit ranges from 25 - 32 Celsius or 77-90 Fahrenheit.

Health and innoculations:

Vaccinations for typhoid, paratyphoid, tetanus, Cholera, Polio, and Hepatitis A are recommended. Malaria is endemic in many parts of Indonesia, please check with your local Tropical Disease Centre for anti-malaria/diver friendly medication.

Money:

The Indonesian currency is Rupiah. Rates fluctuate enormously, please check with our cruise directors for your cruise exchange rates.

Population and people:

Regarded as the fifth most populous nation in the world, there are approximately 200,000,000 in Indonesia. The majority, around 60% reside on the island of Java.

Religion:

An amazing diversity of religions exists. Predominantly a Muslim nation, islands like Timor, North Sulawesi and Flores are Christian. Hinduism is found mainly in Bali. Scattered throughout the region are a variety of other beliefs.

Language:

Bahasa Indonesia, almost identical to Malay is the one national language. Several local dialects exist in each region as well. English is widely spoken in the more popular tourist destinations such as Bali.

Diving Indonesia

Out of 14,000+ islands in the archipelago, there are a plethora of exclusive dive locations in Indonesia, boasting up to 80% of the worlds species of undersea life. With Indocruises we take you to pristine spots not that known in your average dive travel guide and which are still being explored.

Dive conditions in Indonesia

  • Diving all year around is possible.
  • Watertemperature 24°(75°F) to 30°C(86°F) (In the south of Komodo it drops down to 21°C (70°F)
  • Visibility is mostly very good (up to 30m) Diving rules

Safety Procedures and Emergency Evacuation Information:

Hyperbaric chambers (or recompression chamber) in Indonesia There are 6 recompression chambers in Indonesia to treat decompression sickness

Bali: Sanglah General Hospital (in Indonesian language) USUP Sanglah Denpasar JI. Diponegoro, Denpasar 80114 Bali, IndonesiPhone 62-361-227911 through -15 ext. 232 (hyperbaric medical department) Fax 62-361-22426 Run by Dr. Antonius Natasamudra and Dr. Etty Herawati

Manado (Sulawesi): At the Malalayang Hospital (chamber for 3 to 4 persons) Phone: 0811430913 and ask for Dr Jimmy Waleleng (Phone home 860953). Makassar (Sulawesi): Rumah Sakit Umum Wahidin Sudirohusodo. Contact person: Pak Daniel Address: Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan Km. 11, Tamalanrea Kampus UNHAS Indonesia TEL:++ 62 - 0411 (584677) , 584675. Said to be for 3 to 4 persons.

Jakarta (Java): Rumah Sakit Angkatan Laut (Navy Hospital) in Jl. Bendungan Hilir No.17, Central Jakarta (see text in italian with some addresses - list of help) Kalimantan: The Borneo Divers have the only professional recompression chamber located on Sipadan island (Borneo - Malaysia)

Surabaya (Java): Rumah Sakit Angkatan Laut (RSAL) (Military Marine hospital) Jl. Gadung no. 1, SurabayPhone 031-45750 and 41731 (another number given was 031-838153 and fax 031- 837511) Run by Dr Suharsono Available SAR (search and rescue) contact information:

  • SAR Bali : ph 0361 - 751111 Radio : 13545.0
  • SAR Lombok : Ph 0370 - 633253 Radio : 13545.0
  • SAR Makassar : Ph 0411 - 554111 Radio : 13545.0
  • SAR Manado : Ph 0431 - 825986
  • SAR Kupang : Ph 0380 - 831111
  • SAR Ambon : Ph 0911 - 351111
  • SAR Sorong : Ph 0951 - 323816

**Available SAR (search and rescue) contact information: Medivac facilities from Travira Air www.travira-air.com

Samambaia - schedule

Raja Ampat
11 Mar 19
embark: 
Sorong
22 Mar 19
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
2 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
2 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Triton Bay & Banda Sea
14 Apr 19
embark: 
Kaimana
25 Apr 19
disembark: 
Ambon
Triton Bay & Banda Sea
embark:
Kaimana
disembark:
Ambon
Booking Request
Whats Included?
1 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
1 space only
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea
28 Apr 19
embark: 
Ambon
09 May 19
disembark: 
Maumere
Banda Sea
embark:
Ambon
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
4 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
2 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Komodo
11 May 19
embark: 
Maumere (mof)
22 May 19
disembark: 
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
East Flores & Komodo
embark:
Maumere (mof)
disembark:
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo National Park
24 May 19
embark: 
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
31 May 19
disembark: 
Bali (dps)
Komodo National Park
embark:
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
disembark:
Bali (dps)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,164 USD
12 spaces
Master 
3,514 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Bali & Komodo
30 Jun 19
embark: 
Bali (dps)
11 Jul 19
disembark: 
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
Bali & Komodo
embark:
Bali (dps)
disembark:
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
5 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
5 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo & East Flores
14 Jul 19
embark: 
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
25 Jul 19
disembark: 
Maumere (mof)
Komodo & East Flores
embark:
Labuan Bajo (lbj)
disembark:
Maumere (mof)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
11 Aug 19
embark: 
Maumere (mof)
22 Aug 19
disembark: 
Maumere (mof)
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere (mof)
disembark:
Maumere (mof)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
10 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
10 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
01 Dec 19
embark: 
Sorong (soq)
12 Dec 19
disembark: 
Sorong (soq)
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong (soq)
disembark:
Sorong (soq)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
4 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
4 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
23 Dec 19
embark: 
Sorong (soq)
03 Jan 20
disembark: 
Sorong (soq)
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong (soq)
disembark:
Sorong (soq)
Booking Request
Whats Included?
12 spaces available
Twin/Double 
4,972 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,522 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
03 Feb 20
embark: 
Sorong
14 Feb 20
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
9 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
9 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

Port clearance
75
USD
National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat & Banda Sea
30 Mar 20
embark: 
Sorong
10 Apr 20
disembark: 
Ambon
Raja Ampat & Banda Sea
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Ambon
Booking Request
Whats Included?
9 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
9 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Komodo
27 Apr 20
embark: 
Maumere
08 May 20
disembark: 
Labuanbajo
East Flores & Komodo
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Labuanbajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo National Park
11 May 20
embark: 
Labuanbajo
19 May 20
disembark: 
Bima
Komodo National Park
embark:
Labuanbajo
disembark:
Bima
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,800 USD
12 spaces
Master 
4,200 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Bali & Komodo
22 Jun 20
embark: 
Bali
03 Jul 20
disembark: 
Labuanbajo
Bali & Komodo
embark:
Bali
disembark:
Labuanbajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo % East Flores
06 Jul 20
embark: 
Labuanbajo
17 Jul 20
disembark: 
Maumere
Komodo % East Flores
embark:
Labuanbajo
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
20 Jul 20
embark: 
Maumere
31 Jul 20
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
03 Aug 20
embark: 
Maumere
14 Aug 20
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Komodo
17 Aug 20
embark: 
Maumere
28 Aug 20
disembark: 
Labuanbajo
East Flores & Komodo
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Labuanbajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
14 Sep 20
embark: 
Bima
25 Sep 20
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Bima
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
10 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
8 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Forgotten Islands
28 Sep 20
embark: 
Maumere
09 Oct 20
disembark: 
Saumlaki
Forgotten Islands
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Saumlaki
Booking Request
Whats Included?
12 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
full

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea & Raja Ampat
09 Nov 20
embark: 
Ambon
20 Nov 20
disembark: 
Sorong
Banda Sea & Raja Ampat
embark:
Ambon
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
9 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
7 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
23 Nov 20
embark: 
Sorong
04 Dec 20
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
10 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
8 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
22 Dec 20
embark: 
Sorong
02 Jan 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,220 USD
12 spaces
Master 
5,770 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
04 Jan 21
embark: 
Sorong
15 Jan 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
18 Jan 21
embark: 
Sorong
29 Jan 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
06 Feb 21
embark: 
Sorong
13 Feb 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,490 USD
12 spaces
Master 
3,840 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
15 Feb 21
embark: 
Sorong
26 Feb 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
01 Mar 21
embark: 
Sorong
12 Mar 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat & Triton Bay
29 Mar 21
embark: 
Sorong
09 Apr 21
disembark: 
Kaimana
Raja Ampat & Triton Bay
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Kaimana
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Triton Bay & Banda Sea
12 Apr 21
embark: 
Kaimana
23 Apr 21
disembark: 
Ambon
Triton Bay & Banda Sea
embark:
Kaimana
disembark:
Ambon
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea
26 Apr 21
embark: 
Ambon
07 May 21
disembark: 
Maumere
Banda Sea
embark:
Ambon
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Komodo
10 May 21
embark: 
Maumere
21 May 21
disembark: 
Labuan Bajo
East Flores & Komodo
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Labuan Bajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo & Bali
24 May 21
embark: 
Labuan Bajo
04 Jun 21
disembark: 
Bali
Komodo & Bali
embark:
Labuan Bajo
disembark:
Bali
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Bali & Komodo
05 Jul 21
embark: 
Bali
16 Jul 21
disembark: 
Labuan Bajo
Bali & Komodo
embark:
Bali
disembark:
Labuan Bajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo National Park
19 Jul 21
embark: 
Labuan Bajo
30 Jul 21
disembark: 
Labuan Bajo
Komodo National Park
embark:
Labuan Bajo
disembark:
Labuan Bajo
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Komodo & East Flores
02 Aug 21
embark: 
Labuan Bajo
09 Aug 21
disembark: 
Maumere
Komodo & East Flores
embark:
Labuan Bajo
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,490 USD
12 spaces
Master 
3,840 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
12 Aug 21
embark: 
Maumere
19 Aug 21
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,490 USD
12 spaces
Master 
3,840 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
23 Aug 21
embark: 
Maumere
03 Sep 21
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
East Flores & Alor
06 Sep 21
embark: 
Maumere
17 Sep 21
disembark: 
Maumere
East Flores & Alor
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Maumere
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea
20 Sep 21
embark: 
Maumere
01 Oct 21
disembark: 
Ambon
Banda Sea
embark:
Maumere
disembark:
Ambon
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea
18 Oct 21
embark: 
Ambon
29 Oct 21
disembark: 
Ambon
Banda Sea
embark:
Ambon
disembark:
Ambon
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Banda Sea & Raja Ampat
01 Nov 21
embark: 
Ambon
12 Nov 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Banda Sea & Raja Ampat
embark:
Ambon
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
75
USD
Fuel Surcharge
250
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
15 Nov 21
embark: 
Sorong
26 Nov 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
29 Nov 21
embark: 
Sorong
10 Dec 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
13 Dec 21
embark: 
Sorong
21 Dec 21
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
3,985 USD
12 spaces
Master 
4,535 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?
Raja Ampat
24 Dec 21
embark: 
Sorong
04 Jan 22
disembark: 
Sorong
Raja Ampat
embark:
Sorong
disembark:
Sorong
Booking Request
Whats Included?
14 spaces available
Twin/Double 
5,480 USD
12 spaces
Master 
6,030 USD
2 spaces

Mandatory extra charges per person

National Park Fee
100
USD
Fuel Surcharge
150
USD
Port Clearance
75
USD
Booking Request
Whats Included?