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MSY Mola Mola 1
From USD 350 per day
109 ft
Max 16
At a glance...
  • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Alor, Saumlaki
  • All cabins with private ensuite bathrooms
  • Camera station, air blower, Nautilus GPS
  • Guest paddle board
  • Easy access swim/boarding platform

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MSY Mola Mola 1 is a cozy and modern 32.5m mono-hulled motor yacht built from ironwood in traditional Indonesian style. It operates affordable liveaboard diving safaris around Raja Ampat, Komodo and the greater Banda Sea region. Built in 2018, it is the economy option of the Mola Mola fleet.

Up to 16 guests can be comfortably accommodated onboard in cabins with ensuite private bathrooms. Guests are catered for with delicious international and traditional Indonesian cuisine cooked fresh every day with locally-sourced ingredients.

There are 2 motorised tender boats that take divers to the sites (size: 12 pax and 6 pax), and both 12 and 15 litre tanks available as well as DIN adaptors and free nitrox. Dive guides are well-trained, friendly and knowledgeable, and adopt a 'safety comes first' attitude. Dive depth is limited to 30m with a maximum dive time of 60 minutes. Photographers will appreciate the separate rinse tanks for cameras and camera table on the dive deck plus the dedicated camera room with multiple power stabilisers. For added comfort and convenience the deck includes a 2 toilets and 3 fresh water showers.

The saloon includes a full entertainment system with TV, DVD, music system, books, magazines and games. For those that prefer more time on the water, there is a paddleboard. The operator has ore than 10 years experience in the management of liveaboards and the professional crew of the MSY Mola Mola will aim to make to this an amazing Indonesia dive safari to remember.

 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: Open water diver certification and a minimum of 30 logged dives are required.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, roundtrip airport transfers, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemasters (max. 4 divers per guide), tanks (DIN/yoke), weights and weightbelts, snorkeling equipment.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 30 per day), dive computer (US$ 10 per day), port and park fees (Raja Ampat/Banda: US$ 200 per trip, Komodo/Sumbawa/Alor: US$ 25, per night). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (bank card or cash - USD, IDR).

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, enriched air nitrox for certified divers (US$ 120 per trip), torch (US$ 5 per day), 15 litre tank (US$ 10 per day), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Note: prices of items purchased onboard are subject to change.

How to get there: Guests are collected from the local airport or hotels based on their flight schedules and taken to the boat. Mola Mola will depart from port around 10 am - 12 noon, depending on the clearance process.
Raja Ampat: These cruises depart from Sorong in West Papua. You can fly directly to Sorong (SOQ) from Jakarta, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. From Bali there are convenient connections via Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado.
Komodo: These trips depart from Labuan Bajo). You can fly direct to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) from Jakarta and Bali.
Alor & Flores: Fly direct to the port of Kalabahi (ARD) from Kupang in West Timor.
Ambon/Banda: Fly direct to Ambon (AMQ) from Jakarta (or from Sorong or Surabaya).
For more details, including airlines, see our travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 11 am on the second last day of the trip. Disembark after breakfast before 12 noon. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: None.

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 50% of the published price for their own cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: None.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 14 guests and 2 additional persons can join the cruise free of charge (max. 16 guests).

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
Mola Mola 1 has 8 teakwood cabins - 4 upper deck cabins with seaview windows, 2 with double beds and 2 with twin beds; and 4 twin bed cabins with portholes on the lower deck.

All the cabins have:
  • Air conditioning
  • Windows or portholes
  • Private bathroom with toilet, hot water shower, hand basin
  • Shower gel and shampoo, towels
  • Reading lights
  • Cabinet, shelves and mirror
  • Small desk
  • Mains outlet 220 volts, twin flat pin socket - 24 hours per day
  • Bedding and space for luggage
  • Fire warning system
  • Life jackets and fire extinguishers
No. of bathrooms / showers - 10 / 11 - hot water

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia


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