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At a glance...
- Indonesian cruises from Singapore to the Anambas Islands
- Most cabins have en-suite bathrooms
- Dive The World Gold Range product
- Affordable option for 4 night cruises
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The Andaman Tritan runs short 2-night liveaboard safaris out of Singapore to the Anambas Islands region of Western Indonesia. These trips will appeal to advanced divers and wreck lovers, searching for a new and affordable location to dive in Indonesia.
5 of the cabins have private bathrooms and there are a further 4 cabins which share bathroom facilities. All cabins are air-conditioned. With a capacity of only 16 divers, the compact Andaman Tritan never feels very crowded, whether you're in the shaded outdoor dining area, the air-conditioned saloon or on the sundeck.
Guests tend to relax and socialise in the dining area where the meals are served, or for sun lovers there is a large sundeck equipped with mattresses on the upper deck where you can work on your tan during surface intervals.
With nitrox on board, a boat crew of 7 and 3 dive masters, an extensive dive deck as well as full entertainment and safety facilities, you can see why many consider the M/V Andaman Tritan to provide all the services and attention you could wish for when diving in Indonesia.
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More Trip Details...
Dive experience: Advanced Open Water is mandatory.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), (4-5 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, torches.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 20 per day) to be paid in advance, dive insurance, Anambas/Igara Wreck port fees of US$ 26. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (in cash only).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 12 per fill), dive computer. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (in cash only).
How to get there: The meeting point for these tours is at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal in Singapore, no later than 18:00 hrs as you will need to catch the 18:30 hrs ferry to Nongsa Point Marina, in Batam (Indonesia), which is where MV Andaman Tritan is moored. The ferry ride takes about 40 minutes. The crew will assist you through immigration.
The disembarkation point in Punggol Marina in Singapore. Estimated time of arrival is at 19:00 hrs. The last dive of the safari will be at 10:00 hrs on the final day. Please remember to allow 18 hours before flying after the final dive.
Diving Environment: Lying in the South China Sea between Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia is the Riau Archipelago (which includes Acasta Reef and The Anambas islands). Far from shore the Riau Archipelago is not a destination that daytrip boats can reach so it remains the sole playground of liveaboards. Distance from shore means there is less human impact meaning greater visibility unaffected by river run off and low diver numbers. You will likely be the only boat there. Here you can find a combination of wreck (Igara Wreck, Acasta Wreck, 7 Skies) and reef diving (Anambas Islands). In this region you may dive with giant moray eels stingrays, cuttlefish and octopus. Turtles are commonly seen here, both hawksbill and green. There may, if you are very lucky, even be a passing whale shark. Visibility is 15-30m, water temperature is 27-29C.
Non-diver rate: 10% off the published price.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 70% of the published price.
Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter rate below which is equivalent to paying for 16 divers and 2 additional persons can join the cruise in a Budget cabin free of charge (total 18 guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 3 527.
Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 5 double/twin bed cabins with private bathrooms on the main deck. There are also 4 single/twin bed cabins on the lower deck with a shared bathroom.
All the cabins have:
- Sea-view windows (the Deluxe rooms have 1x2 metre windows)
- Ensuite cabins have toilet, mirror, hot water shower, towels and hand basin
- Reading lights
- Mains outlet 220 volts - 24 hours per day
- Bedding and shelves
- Fire warning system
- Life jackets
No. of bathrooms / showers - 6 / 6 - hot water
Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The Andaman Tritan liveaboard crew comprises:
- Tour leader (who also acts as a divemaster)
- 2 Additional divemasters
- 2 Deck hands
Enriched air nitrox - Motorised dinghy - 40m² dive deck & 8m² platform with hot water shower - Camera table and rinse tank - 15m² air-conditioned saloon with TV, video, music and laptop - Movie library, fish books and diving magazines - 40m² upper deck shaded area - 70m² sundeck with sun mattresses - Water dispenser
Scuba certification courses available including PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and EANx.
Menu, Cuisine Type...
Meals are served buffet style in the upper deck shaded dining area of Andaman Tritan, where most of the guests socialise.
You can enjoy a range of international cuisine, including Italian favourites and BBQs, as well as Thai specialties such as red chicken curry and Thai mango salads. One thing is for sure on the Andaman Tritan - you will not go hungry!
- Thai and international meals.
- Open-air buffet-style dining with waitress on the upper deck - choose from 5 dishes per sitting.
- The dining service begins with dinner on the first evening of the cruise.
- Coffee, tea, drinking water, fruit, ice creams and biscuits are provided free of charge.
- Soft drinks, wine and beers are available.
- Please send notice of of any special dietary requirements.
- Built in year 2002
- Restored 2007
- Size - 25.5m x 5.5m
- Top speed - 10 knots
- Cruising speed - 8 knots
- 2 x 400 HP Hino engines
- 2 x 35 KVa Hino generators
- 2 x Bauer Mariner dive tank compressors
- Enriched air nitrox
- 12 litre aluminium tanks with international fittings. DIN adapters are available free of charge.
- Electricity 220V and 110V - 24 hours per day
- Water capacity - 10,000 litres
- Watermaker onboard
- Fuel capacity - 9,000 litres
- Environmental waste storage tank
Navigation, Safety Features...
- 2 life rafts (for 20 passengers each)
- 1 x 40 HP Yamaha dive dinghy
- SSB and VHF radios
- Garmin global positioning system (GPS)
- Garmin fishfinder
- Furuno radar
- Garmin plotter
- 2 x Garmin depth sounders
- Motorola satellite telephone
- Mobile telephone
- Medic first aid box
- Oxygen - 15,000 litres
- 30 x life jackets
- Fire extinguishers throughout
- Searchlight and Toshiba loudhailer
- Emergency signalling device