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76 ft
Max 14
At a glance...
  • Maximum of only 14 guests
  • Visits Komodo and Raja Ampat
  • Short, affordable cruises
  • Toured Komodo for over 14 years
  • Small dive groups

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The KLM Jaya offers budget-conscious divers liveaboard tours in Indonesia's famed Coral Triangle. The Jaya’s experienced captain has faithfully steered the 6 sail phinisi schooner for over 14 years around the waters of Komodo and Raja Ampat.

14 guests are accommodated in twin and triple-share cabins with shared bathrooms. Your lower deck cabin will be well ventilated from the portholes and ceiling window. Individually controlled air conditioners and fans are available for your added comfort. A touch of luxury comes in the form of fresh, organic towels and linen.

The Jaya has benefitted from the experience of the same captain who will navigate you to the best sites with the most favourable conditions during your Indonesia diving tour. Your dive equipment is stored on the main deck, where there is dedicated space for your personal smaller items. Fresh water tanks are conveniently situated for you to rinse your all important camera gear.

The large shaded dining area is the place to meet fellow divers during meal times or between dives. Here is where you can swap diving stories, complete your log book, or gather for dive briefings. The sun deck is the perfect spot to relax on the large bean bags or sun mats.

If a no frills Indonesian liveaboard vacation where you can tour and dive some of the world’s best spots with an experienced team, is what you’re looking for, then this could be the option for you.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

More Trip Details...

Dive experience: For Cenderawasih Bay, Ambon and Banda safaris - minimum requirement is advanced with 25 logged dives. All other safaris - Open Water with 4 dives. If you have less than 30 logged dives and haven't dived in the last 12 months, a refresher dive is mandatory.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, transfers from the meeting point to the boat (including ferry for Raja Ampat trips), dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English and Indonesian-speaking divemaster(s) (max 4 divers per DM), torches for night dives, tanks, weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive insurance, hotel or airport transfers, dive computer (US$ 10 per day), Raja Ampat park fees (US$ 71 per person per tour), Komodo park fees (US$ 19 per person per day Monday - Saturday and US$ 25 per person per day Sundays and public holidays). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Scuba equipment including dive computer (6 nights trip - US$ 175, 8 nights trip - US$ 200), alcoholic beverages. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

How to get there: Raja Ampat: The KLM Jaya liveaboard departs from Waisai in West Papua. You can fly directly to Sorong from Jakarta, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. From Bali there are convenient connections via Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. We will help you arrange return domestic flights between Bali or Jakarta and Sorong. There is a return complimentary transfer service from the Meridien Hotel in Sorong to the ferry (the ferry price from Sorong to Waisai is included in the trip cost). It is recommended to arrive one day before departure. Meeting time at the Meridien Hotel is 07:30 hrs to make the 9:00 ferry. Guests already in Waisai meet at the tourist information in Waisai harbor at 11:00 hrs..If your cruise ends in Waisai you will disembark in time for the ferry at 14:00 hrs..Expected arrival back in Sorong is 16:00 hrs.
Komodo: Labuan Bajo is the departure port for the Jaya's Komodo trips. Meeting point is the Scuba Republic office on the main street, Jalan Soekarno Hatta. It is advised that guests arrive one day prior to the start of their cruise to complete their paperwork and arrange equipment rental (if required) at the Scuba Republic office in Labuan Bajo (office closes at 19:00 hrs). Guests on 4D/3N trips taking the speedboat transfer to the Jaya (day 4 of the 7 day trip), MUST come to the Scuba Republic office in town on the day before the trip departure for check-in. On the day of departure, all guests meet at the office at 08:00 hrs for bag drop and check-in. Meet again at the office at 10:00 hrs for boarding. Domestic flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo is approximately 1 hour.
Cenderawasih Bay: Fly direct to the port of Manokwari (from Jakarta or via Makassar or Sorong), the port of Nabire (via Ambon or Manokwari) or the port of Biak (via Makassar). Ambon: Fly direct to Ambon from Jakarta (or from Sorong or Surabaya).
For more information see our travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 10:00 hrs on the last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 10% off the published price

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): Single occupancy is not available

Dive clubs and group discounts: None

Whole boat charter rate (per night): There is none available for this boat. Please contact us to enquire for a full charter.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
The KLM Jaya has 6 Standard cabins, all located on the lower deck: 4 twin bed cabins (each with 2 single beds) and 2 triple share cabins (each with 2 single beds and one bunk bed) all share 3 bathrooms.

All the liveaboard cabins have:
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and fans
  • Portholes
  • Shared bathroom with toilet, hand basin and cold water shower
  • Reading lights and space for luggage
  • 100% Organic cotton bedding and towels
  • Life jackets and fire extinguishers
  • 220V electricity supply with round 2-pin sockets - available 24-hrs per day

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Customer reviews:

Customer rating - Excellent
"Excellent. The service was superb. The dives excellent. Loved it all! Thank you. " - , USA, 26 December 2019 ...

Customer rating - Excellent
"Excellent staff, diving knowledge and safety Good food although cabins are basic and toilets are not good at all Overall good value for money and considering how good they know the diving stuff, I would repeat with them" - , Switzerland, 19 January 2019 ...


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