Komodo Island Liveaboard 2023

Itinerary:

The boat embarks and disembarks in Labuan Bajo. For this itinerary, the whole of Komodo National Park including Banta Island will be covered. Diving activities will primarily be concentrated in Sape Straits (The straits separating Komodo and Rinca Island). Bima Bay and Sangeang Volcano in East Sumbawa will not be covered in this itinerary. There will be hiking in Gili Lawa Darat and also the walk on Rinca Island to see the Komodo Dragons.

Notable Dive Sites:

 

  • Sebayor Kecil – Sebayor Island

  • Tatawa Besar – Tatawa Island

  • Tatawa Kecil – Tatawa Island

  • Crystal Rock – Gili Lawa Laut

  • Castle Rock – Gili Lawa Laut

  • Lighthouse – Gili Lawa Laut

  • Shotgun – Gili Lawa Laut

  • Batu Bolong – Sape Straits Makassar Reef – Sape Straits

  • K2 – Banta Island

  • Circus – Banta Island

  • Rollercoaster – Banta Island

  • Secret Garden – Padar Island

  • Three Sisters – Padar Island

  • W Reef – Padar Island

  • Manta Alley – Langkoi Lehoksera Point – Langkoi

  • Rodeo Rock – Horseshoe Bay

  • Cannibal Rock – Horseshoe Bay

  • Yellow Wall – Horseshoe Bay

  • Torpedo Alley – Horseshoe Bay

  • Passage – Gili Lawa Darat

  • Sabolan Kecil – Sabolan Island

  • Coral Garden – Batu Moncho

We recommend trip cancellation/interruption insurance

(don’t forget to include airfare as well as sleeping accommodations pre and post cruise) and we require dive accident insurance on this

itinerary.

We would like to cordially invite you to join us for this once in a lifetime magical experience on board the Indo Aggressor of the Aggressor Adventures Liveaboard fleet to dive the majestic and mysterious island of Komodo. 

Experience 8 days and 7 nights diving one of the most spectacular and sought after dive locations in the world. September 14- 21, 2023

Package includes:

Trip (double occupancy)-

Master Suite- $4050

Deluxe Suite- $3750

Twin Room- $3650

Komodo National Park Fee- $170

3 meals daily, (except Thursday’s evening meal); between-dive snacks; towels, linens, etc.; use of tanks, weights and weight belts; all air fills; transfers within Sorong for same day arrivals & departures; alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages (premium alcoholic beverages available for an additional charge). DIVE ARMY will also be paying for every diver to have Nitrox on ALL dives (a $100 per person value).

For ONLY:

$4200- Master

$3900- Deluxe

$3800- Twin

Does not include: Airfare to Indonesia or Labuan Bajo as well as land options before/after cruise which are available at additional cost; hotel accommodations before/ after the cruise, tips, personal expenses, or premium alcoholic drinks.

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Komodo is part of the Lesser Sunda chain of Indonesian islands, is the rugged habitat of the 3m-long Komodo dragon monitor lizard. Komodo National Park covers the entire region and is home to more than 4,000 dragons, and is made up of rusty-red volcanic hills, savannah and forests. Its surrounding waters of seagrass beds, mangrove shrublands and coral reefs are famous for diving.
 
Highlights of the itinerary: Manta rays in Makassar Reef & Manta Alley, variety of beautiful soft corals, schooling fishes such as Jacks, fusiliers, Eagle Rays, Napoleon and Bumphead wrasses, Oriental Sweet Lips, black tip sharks, nurse sharks, Oceanic White Tip Sharks, Dolphins, Great macro life, and "The Dragon Walk".
  • This itinerary offers 3 to 4 dives per day depending on daily location, including night dives.

  • Water temperatures can vary greatly within the park.
    - low of  72F/22C in the southern region
    - high of  84F/29C in the northern region.

  • 3-5mm wetsuit with hood is recommended year round.

  • Guests are also suggested to bring reef hooks for use at some dive spots

 

All diving is done from two 20" x 8' tenders.

The Yacht
Port: Indonesia

Built and maintained to the specifications of the local regulatory agencies and the regulations of the country of the flag.

 

  • Length: 98 ft/124 fl

  • Beam: 26

  • Passengers: 16

  • Staterooms: 8

  • Staff: 15 + 3 dive crew

The Indo Aggressor is a 98’ (124’ LOA) finely crafted twin-masted wooden sailing yacht built in the Pinisi style. Built and powered for comfort, safety and stability, she cruises at 8 knots and has 220-volt power onboard.

All staterooms have climate controls. The yacht includes the type C European 2 –pin electrical adapter plug and electrical outlet popularly known as the Euro plug. The Indo Aggressor sleeps 16guests in privacy and comfort. She features a roomy, air-conditioned salon and dining area, sun deck complete with lounge and deck chairs. The Indo Aggressor has a TV with media player, and stereo in the main salon.Diving amenities include camera table, and fresh water showers.

All meals, snacks and beverages are provided.

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Getting There, Passports & Visa Documentation:

The Komodo National Park Indonesia is part of the Republic of Indonesia and is located 8 to 9 degrees south of the equator between Java Indonesia on the West and Lombok Indonesia and the rest of the Lesser Sunda Islands Indonesia (Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba and Timor) on the East.

Airlines fly into Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Denpassar Indonesia: Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Air, Eva Airways, and Qatar Airways. An overnight in a Bali hotel is required before boarding a domestic flight to Labuan Bajo where you will meet the Indo Aggressor.

Visitors must have a current passport (2 blank pages), adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.
More visa information:  visa information

 

Arrival / Boarding / Departure:

Reaching the INDO AGGRESSOR® liveaboard for your Komodo scuba diving vacation will involve a round trip domestic flight from Bali to Komodo Airport near the city of Labuan Bajo (LBJ) on Flores Island in the East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia. The Indo Aggressor is scheduled to depart after everyone is onboard on the scheduled departure day. Guests should arrange to take one of the morning flights.

Once you have claimed your luggage in Labuan Bajo Airport, please look for an agent holding a Indo Aggressor sign or a sign with your name on it. A transfer company has been hired to meet and greet our Indo Aggressor guests who have arranged this transfer in advance.

The Indo Aggressor aims to return to port on the evening prior to disembarkation. Final disembarkation will occur between 8:00 am –1:00 pm at the end of the charter. Guests will be transported to the Labuan Bajo airport for a domestic flight back to Bali.

The departure tax is included in the cost of international and domestic airline tickets so you should not have to pay this locally at the airport.

 

Transfers:

The Indo Aggressor provides complimentary transportation to guests staying at a hotel in the same town as port of embarkation. If the distance of the hotel is more than 20 minutes away, there may be a surcharge.

Land Transfers: Bali transfers are not included in the charter. Transfers to/from domestic flights on embark/disembark dates are included.

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Payment Plan:

$500 deposit

 

$320 a month until 1 March 2023 upon which time balance will be due

OR

1 June 2022                    - $800

1 September 2022        - $800

1 December 2022         - $800

1 March 2023                - $900 or balance will be due.

*A $300 Discount will be given to anyone that completes their payment balance by

September 1, 2022

*can not be combined with any other discounts or promotions*