We use cookies to personalise content for you and to analyse our traffic. Find out more how we use cookies. Accept Cookies

"Over 19 years making dreams come true for divers... just like you"

Contact us now at ask@dive-the-world.com
Liveaboard Search
Start dateEnd date
Website home>Liveaboards>Indonesia>Raja Ampat Aggressor

Raja Ampat Aggressor
From USD 223 per day
99 ft
Max 16
At a glance...
  • Cruises Raja Ampat, Sangalaki, Lembeh, Banda
  • Cabins with ensuite bathrooms, all above the waterline
  • Multiple camera tables, indoors and on deck
  • Built by divers for divers
  • Thick steel double hulled boat

Customer reviews

Click on an image to enlarge

The Raja Ampat Aggressor is a 30m motor yacht with a thick steel double hull construction and distinctive high bow which tours imperiously around the waters of Raja Ampat, Sangalaki, Halmahera and North Sulawesi. Bringing style to these fabulous Indonesian diving destinations, the crew of 14 will attend to the every need of the maximum 16 guests on board. It is a proud member of the worldwide Aggressor Fleet.

This spacious liveaboard has a roomy, air-conditioned saloon and dining area where guests gather in a relaxed atmosphere to dine, socialise, use the book library and to enjoy the nightly entertainment including educational marine presentations, and movies. There is also a guest email service and free Wi-Fi on a 3G connection, but signal availability is quite limited. Alternative relaxation space is on the covered sun deck with comfortable wrap-around cushioned seating, or the romantic foredeck for stargazing and relaxing. There is also a fully-stocked refreshments corner that has an icemaker and refrigerator.

Guests sleep in 8 cabins all with ensuite bathrooms, all located on the main or upper decks, meaning less noise intrusion from the triple-engine room. All cabins have seaview windows apart from the 2 twin bed main deck cabins (they have large double portholes).

It is in the diving facilities that the Raja Ampat Aggressor really excels. There are multiple places where photographers can take care of their equipment and charging batteries, camera assistance, huge rinse tanks, nitrox, lost diver beacons, plus toilets and showers on the dive deck. Divers are greeted by the staff with a warm towel after each dive. The deck also features a 'whale deck' which slopes down to the waterline and allows easy access to the water and to where the 2 Zodiac dinghies are stored when the boat is underway. The Zodiacs are zippy and have boarding ladders.

Other features include a guest massage service, and there are 14 crew members that attend to guest needs. They are proud of their boat and their excellent reputation. So step on board the sturdy Raja Ampat Aggressor liveaboard and enjoy a comfortable dive cruise in the paradise of Indonesia.

 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: The Raja Ampat Aggressor recommends a minimum of Advanced Open Water Diver certification and 50 dives experience, although accepts self-certification of each diver's ability.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, alcoholic drinks, transfers to the boat from the local airport/hotel, dives, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (max. 4 divers per guide), tanks, weights and weightbelts, all taxes.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (incl. dive computer: US$ 225 per week), port and park fees (US$ 250, paid on arrival), dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only - USD, EUR, IDR).

Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 100 per week), torch (US$ 8 per night), video of the week. 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: You will be collected from the local airport or hotel and transferred to the yacht at noon. After all guests are onboard, the liveaboard will depart from port soon thereafter.
Raja Ampat: The Raja Ampat Aggressor departs from the port at Sorong. You can fly to Sorong (SOQ) from Bali or Jakarta (usually via Makassar or Manado). Port departure is planned for 4 pm.
Sangalaki, Maratua: Guests on these trips will be picked up on arrival at Berau Airport (BEJ) and taken to the boat, before the 6 hour cruise to the islands. Port departure is planned for 1:30 pm.
North Sulawesi: The Aggressor departs from Bitung Harbour. You can fly to Manado (MDC) from Jakarta, Singapore, Guangzhou, Nanking, Shanghai. Port departure is planned for 2 or 4 pm.
We can help you arrange return domestic flights if necessary. For more details, including airlines, see our travel information section.
The last dive of each trip is scheduled for around 1 pm then the yacht will return to port in the early evening. Guests will not arrive back to port in time to fly out that day. At the end of the trip guests will be transferred from the port to the local airport or hotel. Check out is at 5-9 am, in time for flights. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: US$ 200 off the full published price (does not apply to specials).

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a stateroom or pay a supplement of 65% of the published price for their own cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise free of charge (total 8+ guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 14 guests and 2 additional persons free of charge.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
The Raja Ampat Aggressor features 8 ensuite guest staterooms. There is 1 queen bed Master stateroom on the upper deck. There are 7 Deluxe staterooms on the main and upper decks; 2 of these have a lower queen bed and upper single bed, and the other 5 have 2 single beds in an L-shaped configuration. All staterooms have picture windows apart from cabin nr 1 and 2 on the main deck, which both have 2 portholes (for safety reasons). All cabins are approximately 8' x 10' (7.5 sqm).

All the cabins have:
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Windows on upper deck, windows or portholes on main deck
  • Private bathrooms with hot-water shower
  • Towels, toiletries, bathrobe, hair dryer
  • Desk and chair
  • Reading lamps
  • Cabin service on request
  • Cabinet, mirror & shelves
  • 24-hour, 220/110v electricity supply
  • Bedding and storage space
  • Fire extinguishers and fire warning system
  • Life jackets
  • Schuko/2 pins plugs
No. of bathrooms / showers - 9 / 11 - hot water

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
Crew of 14 comprises:
  • Cruise Leader
  • 2 Divemasters
  • Dive Instructor
  • 2 Captains
  • 2 Cooks
  • 2 Engineer
  • Stewardess
  • 3 Deck Hands
Nitrox - 28m² dive deck with 2 fresh water showers and 1 toilet - 2 x 40 HP dinghies - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Camera room - Air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD, sound system - 3G internet - Movie and book library, games and magazines - Fish ID and diving books - Sea kayaks - Water dispenser - Well-stocked bar - Shaded out-side area - Sun decks with cushioned bench seating - Onboard boutique

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Menu, Cuisine Type...
The dining experience on Raja Ampat Aggressor begins each day of the tour with a breakfast of fresh fruit, cereal and juices plus hot entree including eggs cooked to your order. Lunches tend to include more local Indonesian influences and are served buffet style, while dinner is a served affair including various meat dishes, pasta, seafood salad and chef-prepared desserts.
  • International cuisine mixed with local specialties are to be found on the varied menu.
  • Main meals comprise breakfast, lunch, snacks & dinner.
  • Bread/toast, fruit, tea & coffee, water, fresh snacks, soft drinks and local beer and wine with dinner are available free of charge.
  • Icemaker and espresso machine.
  • Additional wine and spirits are available for purchase.
  • The menus are not fixed and meals are served in the air-conditioned dining area.
  • Vegetarian and other special diets are catered for with prior notice.
  • Catering starts with light refreshments and fruit or juice, with dinner on the first full day of the cruise as the first meal.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Technical Specifications...
  • Built in 2000, refitted in 2015 and refurbished annually
  • Size - 30m x 8m
  • Weight - 279 tonnes
  • Top speed - 12 knots
  • Cruising speed - 8 knots
  • 3 x 420 HP Hino engines
  • 2 x 75 KW Hino and 1 x 15 KW Yanmar generators
  • 3 x Bauer dive tank compressors
  • 12 litre aluminium tanks (some 15l) with international fittings and DIN adaptors
  • Nitrox
  • Electricity 110v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 12,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 10,000 litres per day
  • Fuel capacity - 35,000 litres
  • Environmental storage tank

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Navigation, Safety Features...
  • 2 Yamaha 40 HP dinghies
  • 2 x 20 person capacity life raft
  • VHF radios
  • Fire alarm / detectors
  • Emergency signal device
  • Furuno radar
  • 2 x hand GPS, 2 x stationary GPS
  • Depth sounder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Life jackets in cabins
  • Fire extinguishers in cabins and throughout
  • oxygen tanks are always on board
  • MFA box and all crew members trained in EFR, safety and emergency procedures
  • Defibrillator and 26,000 litres of oxygen on board

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemaster bisa bahasa Indonesia

Customer reviews:

Customer rating - Excellent
"The staff were friendly, hardworking and professional. They did everything they could to give us a great trip. The Chef was particularly impressive. I am a fussy eater and I ate everything he prepared. He worked hard to give us varied meals since we do not eat fish, seafood, beef or pork. The ship was clean and the A/C and hot water showers were excellent. " - , Canada, 12 December 2017 ...


Low Budget Options

Click to view product. Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

Middle Budget Options

Click to view product. Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

High Budget Options

Click to view product. Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

Return to the top of the page