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MY Emperor Raja Laut
From USD 318 per day
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Length
31m
102 ft
Max 12
Nitrox
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Cruises to Komodo, Raja Ampat & Banda Sea
  • Classic Borneo tallship
  • En-suite cabins
  • Maximum of only 12 guests
  • Small dive groups

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Raja Laut means 'King of the Sea' and stepping on board the MY Emperor Raja Laut, it is clear that this sleek, gaff-rigged schooner is true ocean-going royalty. Built in the tradition of the Borneo tallships, Emperor Raja Laut is available for 12 guests. June to September you can dive the Komodo National Park, and cruises are offered in Raja Ampat from November. Additionally some longer trips are available which include diving the Banda Islands.

There is a small, cosy air-conditioned lounge area on the lower deck featuring TV, DVD, music system and minibar. Meals can either be enjoyed in the indoor main deck dining area, or on the upper deck in the open air where there is adequate shade to allow you to dine in comfort. Most social time is spent above deck in one of the many comfortable relaxation spots, drinking in the ever-changing views.

Guests are accommodated in double or twin en-suite cabins and nitrox is available for certified divers. Note that there is a single travellers' guarantee: Emperor Raja Laut guarantees you a same sex cabin share. If you cannot be 'roomed' with someone of the same sex and a cabin is free, then you will get a cabin to yourself with no single supplement.

The Emperor Raja Laut is a beautiful ship and the act of cruising around the Indonesian archipelago is an experience in itself, allowing you to indulge in a sense of pioneering discovery. That they take you to sites of some of the world's finest diving, makes the experience unforgettable.

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: Take the Video Tour Want to see for yourself? Sail off on this video tour of Raja Laut and meet the team.

Notes: All divers are required to have a minimum of 30 logged dives and have an Advanced Open Water qualification or equivalent to join Raja Ampat cruises. 50 logged dives are recommended for all other destinations including Komodo, Banda Sea, Alor and Flores.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, return transfers to the boat from airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), tanks, weights and weightbelts, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (4 divers per guide), island excursions (e.g. to see the Komodo dragons) and one island cocktail party (weather permitting).

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 30 per day), dive computer (US$ 8 per day), reef hook, port and park fees (US$ 20 per day). Unless otherwise stated, all listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 10 per day), alcoholic drinks, 15 litre tanks, torch. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Komodo diving charters depart from Labuan Bajo (Flores) or Bali, Raja Ampat cruises from Wasai (via Sorong, your ferry transfer is included), Raja Ampat and Banda trips from Sorong (Waisai) or Ambon (these trips sometimes run in reverse), and some more infrequent itineraries use other ports. Flights can be arranged. There is a transfer service from the relevant airports to and from the boat. For departures from Wasai guests are asked to arrive in time to take the 09:00 ferry. A representative will meet you at Sorong airport and accompany you to the ferry. Departures (and check-out dives) may be on day 1 or day 2, depending on guest arrival times. For more information see our: travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:00 hrs on the second last day of the trip. 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. See the single travellers' guarantee in the main boat description above.

Dive clubs and group discounts: None

Whole boat charter rate (per night): 2018: US$ 4 259


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
Cabins consist of 3 doubles and 3 twins all with air conditioning and en-suite facilities. The cabins are located on the lower deck and are situated around a central lounge, with windows and portholes that allows natural light to enter along with beautiful sea views.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning and fan
  • Windows and portholes
  • En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower, hand basin, towel & toiletries
  • Bedding
  • Safety box
  • Cabinet, shelves & mirror
  • Reading lamp
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • Fire extinguishers
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
No. of bathrooms / showers - 7 / 6 - hot water

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