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KLM Sea Safari 6
From US$ 367 per day
Customer rating
Excellent!
Length
29m
96 ft
Max 20
Nitrox
PADI
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Cruises Raja Ampat, Lembeh
  • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
  • Air conditioned restaurant
  • 4 decks, so there's always a quiet spot

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KLM Sea Safari 6 is a delightful Phinisi schooner which operates liveaboard diving safaris around Komodo and Raja Ampat, many of which are for 6 nights' duration. It is therefore a great option for those who are seeking an Indonesian liveaboard trip of no longer than a week. This liveaboard is Indonesian-owned and crewed by friendly local staff. It features Indonesian carvings and cuisine and Balinese art in the cabins. Sea Safari 6 delivers a more authentic, local Phinisi experience than some of its competitors.

There are 4 decks for guests to enjoy which creates a lot of space on what is not the largest liveaboard in the area. It is nicely furnished and features good quality entertainment facilities, comfortable relaxation spaces and a spacious dive station. The air conditioned dining room, which features a computer and power points, is on the main deck. The diving station, as with many of the Phinisi schooners is situated on the bow of the main deck with rows of tanks in stations along the starboard and port side.

There is an open air seating area which, on the upper deck toward the stern. It features comfortable seating over the wooden deck and is shaded. For sun lovers there is a large separate sun deck which is a great place to work on your tan or take in the beautiful passing views. You can even climb up the mast to 1 of 2 look out platforms for a more commanding view.

The Sea Safari VI accommodates 20 guests in Deluxe and Standard class double and twin bed cabins, all of which have small private bathrooms.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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December 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
14 Dec 20 Dec 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
29 Dec 5 Jan 7 Raja Ampat National Park North 22 US$ 3,150
January 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
8 Jan 14 Jan 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
19 Jan 29 Jan 10 Raja Ampat National Park 24 US$ 4,500
24 Jan 30 Jan 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
February 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Feb 9 Feb 8 Raja Ampat National Park North 28 US$ 3,600
18 Feb 24 Feb 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
March 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
10 Mar 16 Mar 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
April 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
13 Apr 20 Apr 7 Raja Ampat National Park North 22 US$ 3,150
21 Apr 27 Apr 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
May 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
11 May 17 May 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
September 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
7 Sep 13 Sep 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
14 Sep 20 Sep 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
December 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
14 Dec 20 Dec 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700
20 Dec 27 Dec 7 Raja Ampat National Park North 22 US$ 3,150
23 Dec 29 Dec 6 Raja Ampat National Park North 18 US$ 2,700

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More Trip Details...

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, land tour, return airport transfers in Sorong, dives (as detailed in the safaris above), experienced English-speaking divemasters (max 6 divers per DM), tanks, weight and weightbelts, cruise accident insurance.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 35 per day), Komodo National park fee (US$ 115) payable in advance, Raja Ampat National park fee (US$ 145) to be paid in advance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only).

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 20 per day), torches, diving computer, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Komodo: Sea Safari VI safaris depart from Labuan Bajo. Domestic flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo is approximately 1 hour, return flights are arranged by the operator at an extra charge. There is a minibus transfer service between the boat and airport in Labuan Bajo. A 1 night stay in Bali is mandatory before the cruise and recommended after the cruise.
Raja Ampat: KLM Sea Safari VI normally departs from Sorong 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 transfer service from the local airport to and from the boat.
For more information see our travel information section. For trips using other departure ports we will assist you with information on how to get there. The last dive of the trip will be at around 10:30 hrs on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: US$ 30 per night off the published price.

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.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 10 guests and 1 additional person can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 11 or more guests). Pay for 15 guests and 2 additional persons can join the cruise in a Standard cabin free of charge (total 17 or more guests). See whole boat charter rate below; minimum of 10 guests may charter the whole boat.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 4,100, assuming 10 guests. For prices of charters consisting of more guests, please contact us.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
The Sea Safari VI has 10 cabins with en-suite bathrooms. There are 6 Deluxe double and twin bed cabins on the main and upper decks, and 4 Standard twin and double bed cabins on the lower deck. The Deluxe cabins have large windows which open on to an external walkway, whereas the Standard cabins have portholes.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Small private bathroom with hot water shower, hand basin, toiletries and towels
  • Windows/portholes
  • Reading lights
  • Cabinet and dressing table
  • Bedding
  • Space for luggage
  • 220V Electricity, 24 hours per day
  • Round 2-pin plugs
  • Fire warning system
  • No. of bathrooms / showers - 10 / 12 - hot water

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    Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
    The 18 crew complement comprises:
    • Captain
    • Cruise Leader/Divemaster
    • Dive Master
    • 2 Cooks
  • 4 Engineers
  • 2 Cabin boys
  • 2 Stewards
  • 5 Deck Hands
  • Nitrox - 2 Motorised dive tenders - 55m² Diving deck with fresh water showers, rinse tank, separate camera rinse tank and camera table - Air-conditioned restaurant combined with bar on main deck - TV, DVD, music centre & movie library - Open-air shaded area with lounge seating on upper deck - Satellite telephone - Library with diving magazines, general books and fish ID books - Sundeck with sun loungers - Sea kayaks - Water dispenser

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    Menu, Cuisine Type...
    Buffet-style meals are served in the large, air-conditioned dining area on the main deck. The menu consists of international cuisine and dishes with Chinese, Italian and a particularly strong Indonesian influence. Hot drinks, drinking water and snacks are free of charge and available throughout the day. Dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice. Beer, wine and spirits are available for purchase.
    • Indonesian and international dishes, including Chinese, Japanese and BBQs, usually with a choice of 5 different dishes per sitting.
    • Buffet and waitress service for pre-dive breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
    • Complimentary snacks include biscuits, candy bars, ice creams, bread/toast and fruit.
    • Coffee, tea and drinking water are free of charge.
    • Soft drinks, beer and wine are available for purchase.
    • The cruise dining service begins with lunch on the first day of the safari.
    • All dietary requirements can be catered for - please send us prior notice.
    Sample breakfast: White & brown bread, croissants, scramble eggs, cereals, kweytiaw (noodles), beef salami, pepperoni, fresh fruit ...
    Sample dinner meals: Steamed prawn with onion sauce, Fettucini with pappardelle, Beef with black pepper sauce, Eggplant moussaka, Sauted vegetables with bean sprouts & salted fish ...

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    Technical Specifications...
    • Built in the year 1999, restored in 2006
    • Refurbished annually
    • Size - 29m x 8.9m
    • Weight - 189 tonnes
    • Top speed - 9 knots
    • Cruising speed - 5 knots
    • 4 x Engines - Deutz 241 HP, Mitsubishi 150 HP, & 2 Perkins 140 HP
  • 3 x Generators - 2 Stamford 64 & 48 KW, and Leroy Contrimar 6.8 KW
  • 3 x Coltri dive tank compressors
  • 12 litre aluminium scuba tanks with Int. fittings
  • Enriched air nitrox system
  • Electricity 220V - 24 hours per day
  • Water capacity - 12,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 30,000 litres
  • Fresh water maker - 6,000 litres per day

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    Navigation, Safety Features...
    • 2 x Life rafts
    • 2 x Deutz tenders - 1 x 85 HP and 2 x 40 HP
    • VHF and SSB radios
    • GPS
    • Radar
    • Depth sounder
    • Bilge pump alarm
    • Satellite telephone
  • Searchlight & horn
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • Oxygen - 5,000 litres
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fire extinguishers, life jackets and life buoys throughout
  • Emergency signalling device
  • Customer diving insurance is not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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    Customer reviews:

    Customer rating - Excellent
    "Food perfect. Even better than the restaurants in Bali. Staff very nice, not to mention Raja Ampat itself is super for diving." - , China, 5 January 2015 ...


    Indonesia

    Low Budget Options

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    Calico Jack
    From US$ 330 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 10
    30m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda, Ambon & Alor
    • Maximum of only 10 guests
    • En-suite cabins
    • Multi-lingual crew of 8
    • Beautiful teak interiors
    KLM Moana
    From US$ 309 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 10
    24m
    • Focuses on diving in Komodo National Park
    • Maximum of 10 guests on board
    • All cabins with ensuite showers
    • Affordable option for individuals and for groups
    KM Raja Manta
    From US$ 250 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 20
    Nitrox
    36m
    • Includes Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Sangalaki and Lembeh Strait
    • Most cabins have ensuite bathrooms, seaview windows
    • Large, steel-hulled boat purpose-built as a liveaboard
    Mermaid II
    From US$ 291 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 20
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    32m
    • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda and Alor
    • Komodo cruises use port in Bali
    • Cabins with en-suite private bathrooms
    • 2 saloons on board
    • Steel hulled boat
    Pearl of Papua
    From US$ 293 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 15
    Nitrox
    28m
    • Specialises in cruises around Raja Ampat and Cenderawasih Bay
    • Runs shorter trips than others - 6 - 10 nights
    • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
    • Ideal for those with limited time or budget
    Mastro Aldo
    From US$ 213 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 10
    Free Wi-Fi
    22m
    • Focuses on cruises in Komodo National Park
    • Short (3 nights +) scuba diving cruises
    • Maximum of only 10 divers
    • All cabins with ensuite or private bathrooms
    • Multi-lingual crew of 13
    • Catamaran, so stable nights of sleep at anchor
    MY Pelagian
    From US$ 422 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 10
    Nitrox
    36m
    • Cruises focus on Wakatobi Archipelago
    • All cabins with ensuite bathrooms
    • Maximum of 10 guests only
    • Camera workshop
    • Tanks filled on dive tenders, no moving equipment
    • Large steel-hulled boat
    SMY Ondina
    From US$ 320 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    32m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda and North Sulawesi
    • Cabins with en-suite bathrooms
    • Small dive groups and flexible itineraries
    • Specialist photography and exploratory cruises
    KLM Kira Kira
    From US$ 201 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 8
    22m
    • Visits Komodo National Park, Raja Ampat
    • Maximum of 8 guests only, small dive groups
    • Uses solar panels and a battery bank
    • Budget-friendly option, popular with young divers
    • Activities: trekking, kayaking, beach BBQs
    • Communal bathrooms
    KLM Mari
    From US$ 228 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 10
    32m
    • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Flores
    • Maximum of 10 guests only and 10 crew
    • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
    • Spacious, traditional Phinisi schooner
    MV Empress II
    From US$ 150 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 9
    Nitrox
    28m
    • Cruises in Raja Ampat and Komodo
    • Maximum of 13 guests only
    • Cabin for single traveller
    • Recompression chamber and defibrillator
    • Rebreather and tech diving compatibility
    • Steel hulled exploration boat with electric dive lift
    MV Panunee
    From US$ 308 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 20
    Nitrox
    32m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda, Ambon
    • Suites with private en-suite bathrooms
    • Dive The World Gold Range product
    • Cameras: table, rinse tanks, air hoses
    • Steel hulled boat
    Weta Molas
    From US$ 198 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 8
    25m
    • Cruises focus on Komodo National Park
    • Maximum of 8 guests only, 7 crew
    • Tours include use of scuba equipment
    • Short trips (2-3 nights) , ideal for those with budget or time constraints
    • Communal bathrooms

    Middle Budget Options

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    Indo Aggressor
    From US$ 371 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    38m
    • Visits Komodo, Banda, Alor
    • Some Komodo trips also dive Bali
    • All staterooms have ensuite bathrooms
    • Complimentary glass of wine with dinner
    • Warm towel and back rub after each dive
    • Large boat
    KLM Sea Safari 6
    From US$ 367 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 20
    Nitrox
    29m
    • Cruises Raja Ampat, Lembeh
    • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
    • Air conditioned restaurant
    • 4 decks, so there's always a quiet spot
    Mermaid I
    From US$ 338 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 15
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    28m
    • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda, Alor
    • Cabins have en-suite bathrooms, TV & minibar
    • Cabin for single traveller
    • Most cabins have seaview windows
    • Spacious, steel-hulled liveaboard
    MSV Amira
    From US$ 408 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 17
    Nitrox
    52m
    • Cruises Raja Ampat, Komodo, Triton Bay, Banda
    • Cabins have private en-suite bathrooms
    • ENOS diver locator devices
    • Fully-closed re-breathers for rent
    • Large boat with dedicated restaurant, camera room & computer room
    MSY Seahorse
    From US$ 350 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 36
    Nitrox
    26m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih, Halmahera
    • Can join 7 or 11 night Raja Ampat trips
    • Cabins with ensuite bathrooms, entertainment
    • Owned by former chef, air-conditioned restaurant
    • Wet room with table for cameras, rinse tanks
    Raja Ampat Aggressor
    From US$ 376 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    30m
    • Cruises Raja Ampat, Sangalaki, Komodo, Banda
    • Cabins with ensuite bathrooms, TVs and audio-visual entertainment
    • 1 free local beer or glass of wine per night
    • Dedicated camera room, lost diver devices
    • Thick steel double hulled boat
    Cheng Ho
    From US$ 333 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 24
    Nitrox
    33m
    • Cruises Komodo, Sumbawa, Alor, Flores
    • Cabins feature private en-suite bathrooms
    • 4 cabins for single travellers
    • Cinema room
    • Large boat, plenty of relaxation areas
    La Galigo
    From US$ 250 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 14
    Nitrox
    33m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Komodo, Wakatobi
    • 14 guest maximum, with 13 crew members
    • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
    • Grand Suite has TV, DVD, panoramic windows, balcony
    • Cameras: table, rinse tanks, charging outlets
    MV Ambai
    From US$ 344 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    32m
    • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Banda
    • All cabins with private ensuite bathrooms
    • 12 and 15 litre tanks
    • Dedicated camera room, table, rinse tanks
    KLM Euphoria
    From US$ 320 per day

    Customer rating: Good

    Max 14
    42m
    • Cruises focus specifically on Raja Ampat
    • Maximum of only 14 guests, with 12 crew
    • All cabins have private bathrooms
    • Upper deck VIP cabins have private covered terrace
    • Large, spacious boat
    KLM Sea Safari 8
    From US$ 386 per day

    Customer rating: Good

    Max 24
    Nitrox
    34m
    • Short trips focus only on the Raja Ampat region
    • All cabins have en-suite bathrooms
    • 2 air-conditioned saloons, spacious relaxation areas
    • Cameras: table, rinse tanks, computer for editing
    Blue Manta
    From US$ 343 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 18
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    45m
    • Cruises Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda, Flores
    • All cabins with private bathrooms
    • 24 hour satellite Wi-Fi internet
    • Complimentary laundry service
    • Designated dry camera room, cameras for rent
    • Large, steel-hulled boat
    SY Adelaar
    From US$ 399 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 8
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    39m
    • Cruises mostly Komodo, also Alor, Flores
    • Maximum of 8 guests only, with 11 crew
    • Cabins with private bathrooms and TV entertainment
    • Use of Nautilus LifeLine
    • Large luxury boat with 2 indoor socialising areas

    High Budget Options

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    Dewi Nusantara
    From US$ 527 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 18
    Nitrox
    57m
    • Visits Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih, Triton Bay, Banda
    • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
    • Dedicated air-conditioned restaurant
    • Complimentary glass of wine with dinner
    • Large boat with masseuse, video/photo pro
    MSY WAOW
    From US$ 514 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 25
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    58m
    • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda, Flores
    • Ensuite cabins with own lounge area & TV
    • Dedicated camera room with computer
    • Free use of Nautilus LifeLine
    • Free glass of wine or 1 beer with dinner
    • Kayaks and paddle boards for guest use
    SY Indo Siren
    From US$ 454 per day

    Customer rating: Excellent!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    40m
    • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat
    • All cabins have private bathroom, TV, DVD
    • Free rental scuba equipment
    • Free local beers
    • Sea canoes, massage and laundry service
    • Large luxurious boat
    The Seven Seas
    From US$ 440 per day

    Customer rating: Very good!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    35m
    • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Flores
    • All cabins with private bathrooms
    • Sea kayaks
    • Good specials for dive groups
    • Large, luxury boat with many relaxation spaces
    MSY Damai I
    From US$ 490 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 10
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    40m
    • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat
    • Maximum of 10 guests only
    • Unlimited diving
    • Cabins have en-suite bathroom
    • Large boat with spa, camera room, laundry service, free local beer
    MSY Damai II
    From US$ 523 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 10
    Nitrox
    Free Wi-Fi
    40m
    • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda, Alor
    • Maximum of 10 guests only
    • Dive deck with individual rinse tanks
    • Cabins have en-suite bathroom and entertainment system
    • Complimentary beer and wine
    • Large boat with camera room
    MV Pindito
    From US$ 408 per day

    Customer rating: Be first to rate!

    Max 16
    Nitrox
    33m
    • Cruises Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda, Flores
    • Tauchen Magazine Best Liveaboard of the Year
    • All cabins have en-suite private bathrooms
    • Camera room, charging points, laptop
    • Individual diver locator devices, waterskiing
    • Free spirits and beer