Emperor Raja Laut is a deluxe standard liveaboard runs by Emperor Fleet, offering professional diving trips in Indonesia according to the seasons, it can accommodate 12 guests.

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Description

Boat

Emperor Raja Laut was built in 2005, it is a 31 meters long, 7.2 meters wide schooner designed along exquisite classic lines for private charters and high-end luxury expeditions in tropical waters.

Emperor Raja Laut the boat name means "King of the Seas" in Malay, chosen as a reflection and hommage to the Malay Archipelago - history and language. "Raja" (itself a derivation of the hindustani for king) is an honorific title used in ancient times from Srivijaya to Malacca, Makassar to Ambon.

On the lower deck, there is a spacious galley and a large saloon, the saloon equipped with 49" full HD TV, DVD player, Video station, a library with marine books and magazines. And there are multiple areas for sunbathing or lounging, both in the sun and under shade.

On the upper deck, there is a spacious outdoor area with dining table and chairs, the choice of cuisine is up to you, and our chef will be able to prepare both Asian and Western foods. And dietary requirements can be catered for. There are also lots of sun beds for guest relax and watching the sun rise, sun set.

Emperor Raja Laut has two large RIBs with outboards to get you to the perfect dive spot every time. She offers free NITROX, all diving and safety equipment and two dive guides. SMBs are provided FREE of charge on-board.


Cabin

Emperor Raja Laut has 6 guest cabins, it can accommodate up to 12 guests per trip:

All cabins have a rich timber interior, equipped with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, hot showers, electric toilets, storage area, and other cabin facilities.

3 Double Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with one double bed, portholes.

3 Twin Cabins:
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single beds in bunk style, portholes.


Diving

  • 3 dives per day + alternating additional night dives.
  • No dive on the embarkation and disembarkation day.
  • Only 1 - 2 dives will be provided on the last diving day.
  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.
  • Lifelines and SMBs will be provided free of charge for divers.

Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Available free of charge for Nitrox divers
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Technical Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available with additional charge
  • Dive insurance:Divers must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:Cash (USD/EUR/IDR) or credit card
  • Crew Number:12, including 2 dive guides

Itineraries

Komodo Dive & Explore

7 - 9 night trips | July to October

This itinerary is not for beginners. Most dives will involve going to depth and currents can be strong. We recommend you have 50 logged dives to join this trip and require that you are Deep Diver/Advanced Open Water or equivalent.

A 7-night cruise generally takes in sites in the Central and Southern Sections of the Komodo National Park. On occasions the cruise will take in the Central and Northern Sections depending on sea and wind conditions, especially related to southerly swells.

Central Section - dives including
Gili Lawa Lawa: Castle Rock, Crystal Rock, Shotgun, Lighthouse Reef and Golden Passage
Tatawa: Tatawa Kecil and Tatawa Besar
Sebayor: Sebayor Kecil and Sebayor Mini Wall
Makasar Reef: Manta feeding and cleaning
Wai Nilu: Critter dive near the entrance to Rinca Drago walk ranger station
Batu Bolong: Rock out crop in the middle of the Komodo channel. (Dive protected side)

Southern Section - dives including
Padar: Three Sisters and Secret Garden
Nusa Kode: Cannibal Rock, Yellow Wall of Texas, Boulders and Torpedo Alley
Manta Alley: South Komodo if conditions permit. Manta cleaning stations

Northern Section - dives including
Sangeang Volcano: Hot Rocks and Deep Purple
Gili Banta: Star Wars and Roller Coaster
North West Komodo: Region of Batu Moncho


Raja Ampat & Banda Islands

12 night trips | May to October
Embark: Waisai and Disembark: Ambon OR Embark: Ambon and Disembark: Sorong

This cruise will take in the Banda Islands plus the Southern and Central sections of Raja Ampat.

Banda Islands - dives including
Banda Islands: Pohon Miring, Batu Kapal, Batu Kapal Pinnacle, Banda Neira Jetty and Lava Flow
Banda Land Visits : On this cruise we visit Banda Neira to see the nutmeg plantation, historic forts and small Maritime Museum. A half a day excursion

Raja Ampat Southern Section - dives including
Daram Area: Andiamo, Candy Store, Wet Dream and Two Tree
Wayilbatan Area: Wedding Cake, Barracuda, Dunia Kecil and Four Kings
Fiabacet Area: Boo Windows, Tank Rock, Nudi Rock, Shadow Reef and Whale Rock
Pele Area: Pele Playground, Netted Corner, Kaleidoscope and Tobblerone

Raja Ampat Central Section - dives including
Gam: Mayhem, Dalam and Citrus Ridge
Penemu: Barracuda Point, My Reef, Melisa's Garden and Galaxy
Arborek: Arborek Jetty, Manta Sandy and Lolasi
Cape Kri Area: Cape Kri, Chicken Reef, Sardine Reef, Blue Magic, Mioskon and Mike's Point


Alor & Banda Sea

12 night trips | September/October, March/April
Embark: Kalabahi, Alor - Disembark: Ambon

This cruise is not advised for people who get very sea sick or who are unable to sleep whilst the boat is under way. For those with a bit of adventurous seadog in you, you are definitely looking at the right itinerary.

Alor Region: Boardroom, Babylon, Cave Point, Clown valley and Wall of Pura plus, famous muck diving in Kalabahi Bay
Wetar Area: Tanjung Nanukae, Nunukae Wall, Reong North and Reong Wall
Gunung Api: Snake Ridge, Snake Pit and Sulfur Ridge
Tebang Area: Nusleur Wall, Tebang North and Tebang South
Nil Desperandum: Hammerhead dives depending on conditions for sites
Manuk Island: Dives depending on conditions for sites
Banda Islands: Pohon Miring, Batu Kapal, Batu Kapal Pinnacle, Banda Neira Jetty and Lava Flow
Secret Spots: We know some excellent spots for shark action that we prefer not to publish but happy to share with you!
Banda Land Visits: On this cruise we visit Banda Neira to see the nutmeg plantation, historic forts and small Maritime Museum. An excursion of half a day, plus two good nights' sleep on anchor before and after. Trust us, we all need it by then.

More

Destinations Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda Sea
Facilities Nitrox support, Camera station, Water Toys
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
17/09/2022 to 26/09/2022 9 nights North Sulawesi Lembeh - Maumere From $3,491.84 Detail
11/10/2022 to 18/10/2022 7 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Ambon From $2,936.08 Detail
19/10/2022 to 26/10/2022 7 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Ambon From $2,936.08 Detail
27/10/2022 to 03/11/2022 7 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Ambon From $2,936.08 Detail
05/11/2022 to 17/11/2022 12 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Sorong From $5,033.28 Detail
20/11/2022 to 29/11/2022 9 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,963.71 Detail
01/12/2022 to 08/12/2022 7 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $2,936.08 Detail
10/12/2022 to 17/12/2022 7 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $2,936.08 Detail
19/12/2022 to 28/12/2022 9 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,963.71 Detail
30/12/2022 to 08/01/2023 9 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,963.71 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Raja Ampat 7 nights Deluxe Double Twin From $2,936.08
Raja Ampat 9 nights Deluxe Double Twin From $3,963.71
North Sulawesi 9 nights Deluxe Double Twin From $3,491.84
Banda Sea 7 nights Deluxe Double Twin From $2,936.08
Banda Sea 12 nights Deluxe Double Twin From $5,033.28

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Nitrox fills
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

Useful information

Raja Ampat

Period : The diving season is year-round. Best diving season is December to March with the best overall visibility. Most liveaboards avoid Raja Ampat from mid July - mid September due to the likelihood of experiencing both strong winds / surface swells and rain.

Visa's : For most nationalities worldwide, a tourist entry visas valid for 30 days can be obtained on arrival at the first Indonesian airport for USD 25.00 in cash. These entry visas cannot be extended on arrival.

Climat : Raja Ampat lies on the equator and has a hot and humid tropical climate. The air temperature is fairly contant year round and can drop to 24°C overnight whilst the daytime maximum is 31°C. The average humidity is 83%.

Water : The water temperature is a fairly constant and warm 27°C - 29°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are ideal, can be cool with rain. Sun protection is a must.

Plugs : Type C Europlug, 230V @ 50Hz

Flights : The town of Sorong in West Papua is the main gateway to Raja Ampat. Sorong is mainly accessed via connections from Jakarta, Denpasar Bali and Makassar.

  • Airport taxes on departure are levied at every Indonesian airport. These taxes need to be paid cash in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). The fees for domestic departures vary between IDR 20.000-40.000 per person. At international airports the charges are higher, between IDR 100.000-150.000 per person.
  • Please note that baggage allowance on any domestic flights ticketed separately may be limited to 15kg (33bs) per person only, and any additional weight will be subject to surcharges per kilo.

Currency : Official currency is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), Money-Exchanger can be found in most of the place. International ATM's are available (Visa/Masterd Card/Unionpay). Credit Cards not always accepted, Some fees may only be paid in cash.


Komodo

Period : Liveaboards run trips year round. May to October are usually the high season.

Visa's : For most nationalities worldwide, a tourist entry visas valid for 30 days can be obtained on arrival at the first Indonesian airport for USD 25.00 in cash. These entry visas cannot be extended on arrival.

Climat : Tropical South Equatorial climate. Wet from Jan to March, Dry from June to Nov. Average daily temperature range is 26° - 30°C (can be 35° to 38°C on land during trekking)

Water : Water temps vary from 24°C in the south of Komodo, to 29°C in the north most of the year

Clothing : Light airy clothes are ideal, winds can be brisk during the dry season of July - September.

Plugs : Type C Europlug, 230V @ 50Hz

Flights : Domestic flights to Labuan bajo is connect from Bali only.

  • Airport taxes on departure are levied at every Indonesian airport. These taxes need to be paid cash in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). The fees for domestic departures vary between IDR 20.000-40.000 per person. At international airports the charges are higher, between IDR 100.000-150.000 per person.
  • Please note that baggage allowance on any domestic flights ticketed separately may be limited to 15kg (33bs) per person only, and any additional weight will be subject to surcharges per kilo.

Currency : Official currency is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), Money-Exchanger can be found in most of the place. International ATM's are available (Visa/Masterd Card/Unionpay). Credit Cards not always accepted, Some fees may only be paid in cash.

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