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SMY Mangguana is a traditional Phinisi schooner operating liveaboard trips around the Komodo National Park. You can join any day of the week via a free speedboat transfer for stays of between 3 and 10 nights. With up to 4 dives a day there is no better way to maximise your dive time in Komodo at a budget price. Land tours are also regular features for guests on the Mangguana.

Length: 27 metres / 89 foot
Beam: 6 metres / 18 foot
Cruise: 10 knots
Divers: 8
Enriched air nitrox is available here
Komodo liveaboard, SMY Mangguana

This Komodo liveaboard is 27 metres in length and accommodates up to only 8 guests in 4 double or twin bed cabins with en-suite private bathrooms. With such a small number of guests you are assured of plenty of personal service from the crew of 7, as well as small dive groups.

The lounge and dining area is in the open air on the main deck and features TV, DVD and music system as well as a computer. It is here during meal times and general surface intervals you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery of Komodo and its surrounding islands. On the upper deck there is a partially shaded sun deck which is another popular spot for relaxing and taking in the views.

Nitrox is available and is unlimited for guests diving for 7 days or more. Mangguana is keen to emphasise that it caters to the needs of non-divers as well. Although this is not a luxury option, if time or budget is tight for you then this could be a great Komodo diving tour choice.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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These dive cruise itineraries are available for departure every day.
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Notes: High Season Surcharge - for trips departing in October or November and 15 December to 7 January, please add 10% to the above published prices. Divers must have at least 50 dives (35 dives for advanced divers) to join this liveaboard. Otherwise, hiring of a private guide is mandatory.
The boat will be at the shipyard for renovation from the 7 January till May 2016.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, land tours in Komodo, transfers to the boat from the airport for stays of 3 nights or more, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s), tanks, weights and weightbelts, snorkelling equipment.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 20 per day), dive computer, Komodo park fees per person: US$ 19 per week day and US$ 28 on Sundays to be paid in advance, fuel surcharge (subject to change, please check with us). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only).

Optional extras: Alcoholic drinks, boat transfers for stays of less than 3 nights, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers US$ 25 per day, torches, dive insurance, travel insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: SMY Mangguana tours depart from Labuan Bajo in Flores. Flights can be arranged by the operator. There is a minibus transfer service from airports to and from the boat in Labuan Bajo. For more information see our Bali travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 03.00 pm. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 15 to 18% off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): Add 50% to the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 extra person can join free of charge (equivalent to 14% discount).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 2,280.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
SMY Mangguana accommodates 8 divers in 4 cabins on the main deck, each with its own private en-suite bathroom and window for natural lighting. There are 3 larger Standard double/twin bed cabins and 1 smaller Standard double bed/twin bunk bed cabin.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Windows
  • En-suite bathrooms with hot water shower, toilet, hand basin, towels and toiletries
  • Bedding
  • Wardrobe, shelves & mirror
  • 24-hour, 220V electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
No. of bathrooms / showers - 4 / 4 - hot water

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Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
The crew of 7 comprises:
  • Cruise Leader/Divemaster
  • Dive Master
  • Captain
  • Engineer
  • Cook
  • 2 Deck Hands
Nitrox - Dive deck - 2 Motorised dive dinghies - Open-air lounge and dining area with bar, TV, DVD, computer, overhead projector & sound system - Sun deck with sun chairs - Drinking water dispenser

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Menu, Cuisine Type...
Meals are buffet style on these Komodo tours and are served in the open air dining area on the main deck. You can expect a range of international cuisine including rice, pasta, soups, salad, chicken and fish. Soft drinks, tea, coffee and drinking water are available 24 hours a day.

  • International cuisine and local Indonesian specialities.
  • Meals are served in the open-air dining area.
  • Main meals are breakfast, lunch and dinner, with snacks in between.
  • Snacks, tea & coffee, soft drinks, and drinking water are free of charge.
  • Beer and wine are available at extra charge.
  • Vegetarians can be catered for on these cruises with prior notice.

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Technical Specifications...
  • Built in unknown, upgraded in 2007
  • Size - 27m x 5.5m
  • Top speed - 10 knots
  • Cruising speed - 9.5 knots
  • 255 HP Mitsubishi engine
  • 2 x 20 KW Mitsubishi generators
  • 2 x dive tank compressors
  • Enriched air nitrox membrane system
  • Electricity 220 & 110V - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - unknown
  • 2 freshwater makers
  • Fuel capacity - unknown

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Navigation, Safety Features...
  • Life raft
  • 2 x 35 HP motorised dinghies
  • SSB radio
  • Furuno radar
  • Depth sounder
  • GPS
  • Life jackets
  • Medic first aid box
  • Emergency oxygen
  • Customer diving insurance is not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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