Ilike is a beautiful traditional Phinisi liveaboard managed by a professional European team, it offers dive liveaboard trips in many different areas of Indonesia according to the season, it can accommodate up to 14 guests on board.

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Boat

Ilike is a traditional Phinisi liveaboard, build in Bira (a famous boat building village in South Sulawesi) back in 2010, and in 2016, it was converted to a diving liveaboard, catering all the needs of the modern and demanding scuba diver. As a guest on board of this charming vessel, you will experience a unique liveaboard and spectacular diving in the rich waters of Indonesia.

Ilike measuring 40 meters in length and 8.4 meters in width, with cruising speed at 10 knots per hour. It combines the luxury of a traditional sailing boat with the comfort of a modern yacht.

Ilike offers Indonesian and international meals. Meals will be served in the spacious saloon with open kitchen or on the outdoor deck sitting area at the stern of the boat, well protected from wind while sailing. So guests can enjoy the beautiful view while eating.

The comfortable dive deck is located in front of the boat on the main deck, it's possiblely one of the most spacious dive deck on Indonesian liveaboards. As a diver you can choose to dive on Air or Nitrox from the membrane Nitrox compressor.

Between dives you are invited to catch some sun on the sun deck, where you will also enjoy spectacular sunsets, sipping a cool drink!


Cabin

Ilike has 7 comfortable guest cabins, it can accommodate up to 14 guests on board.

All cabins are air-conditioned and equipped ensuite bathroom with hot shower, storage area, 220V power plug facilities.

1 Suite Cabin :
Located on the lower deck, it is one of the biggest cabin onboard, it designed for 2 persons, comes with one double bed, bathroom with shower, lots of portholes.

4 Standard Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with one double bed and one single bed (bunk style), bathroom with shower, portholes.

2 Budget Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, each cabin comes with two single beds (bunk style), bathroom with shower, portholes. The bathroom in budget cabins is smaller than in other cabin types.


Diving

  • 3 dives per day + alternating additional sunset/night dives.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • Only 2 dives will be provided on the day before departure.

  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.


Other Information

  • Nitrox:Available with additional cost
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • Technical Dive Available:Not available at the moment
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Available with additional cost
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (Euro/USD/IDR) ONLY
  • Crew Number:12, include 3 dive guides

Itineraries

ILIKE schedule top diving destinations like Komodo, Alor, Maluku/Banda Sea, Triton Bay, Raja Ampat and Cenderawasih Bay. Rich marine life, healthy corals and stunning landscapes may soon become your memories after a stay on board of MSY Ilike.


In general the schedule is as follows:

From june till september ILIKE operate in Komodo: most of our trips are a combination of Komodo NP (amazing reefs, Manta Alley, and not to forget: the famous Komodo Dragon) and Sangean island (a vulcanis island that last erupted in 2015: top class critter diving)

From november till march ILIKE operate in Raja Ampat: diving in the area with the highest bio-diversity in the world, huge schools of fish, and amazing macro.

Between the operation in both top class destinations, ILIKE schedule trips to remote area's like Maluku, Banda Sea, forgotten islands and Triton Bay. If you think you have seen it all, you better try this!


ILIKE offering the following itineraries, please contact us for each itinerary's detail upon booking :-)

Raja Ampat

Route: Sorong - Misool - Batanta - Mansuar - Yangefo - Wayak/Kawe - Dampier Strait - Cape Kri - Sorong

Raja Ampat - Triton Bay (or vice versa)

Route: Kaimana - Triton Bay - Misool - Penemu - Yanggeffo - Dampier Strait - Sorong

Triton Bay - Maluku (or vice versa)

Route: Ambon - Nusa Luat - Banda Islands - Pulau Koon - Triton Bay - Kaimana

Maluku - Raja Ampat (or vice versa)

Route: Ambon - Nusa Laut - Banda Islands - Pulau Koon - Misool - Dampier Strait - Sorong

Forgotten Islands - Maluku

Route: Saumlaki - Palau Dewera - Nil Desperandum - Manuk - Banda Islands - Nusa Laut - Ambon

East Flores - Alor - Forgotten Islands

Route: Maumere - Bacatan/Komba Volcano - Alor - Wetar - Gunung Api - Banda Terbang Selatan Utara - Dusbourgh - Nil Desperandum - Pulau Dawera - Saumlaki

Komodo

Route: Bima - Sangeang - Gili Lawa - Komodo Central - Padar - Nusa Kode - Mana Alley - Gili Lawa - Komodo Central - Labuan Bajo

Komodo Short

Route: Labuan Bajo - Komodo Central - Gili Lawa - Padar - Labuan Bajo

Komodo - East Flores

Route: Labuan Bajo - Komodo Central - Gili Lawa - Komodo Central - Padar - Nusa Kode - Manta Alley - Sabolan - Pulau Palu - Maumere

Alor - Forgotten Islands (or vice versa)

Route: Alor - Wetar - Gunung Api - Banda Terbang Selatan Utara - Dusbourgh - Nil Desperandum - Pulau Dawera - Saumlaki

Alor - East Flores

Route: Alor - Maumere

Triton Bay - Forgotten Islands (or vice versa)

Route: Kaimana - Saumlaki

More

Destinations Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda Sea, Cenderawasih Bay, Triton Bay
Facilities Nitrox support, Water Toys, Laundry
Languages spoken English, French, Spanish

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
27/01/2019 to 09/02/2019 13 nights Banda Sea Sorong - Kaimana From $4,678.13 Detail
12/02/2019 to 23/02/2019 11 nights Banda Sea Kaimana - Ambon From $3,958.42 $3,166.73 Detail
26/02/2019 to 10/03/2019 12 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Sorong From $4,318.27 Detail
13/03/2019 to 20/03/2019 7 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $2,518.99 $2,015.19 Detail
22/03/2019 to 31/03/2019 9 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,238.70 Detail
03/04/2019 to 15/04/2019 12 nights Banda Sea Sorong - Kaimana From $4,318.27 Detail
18/04/2019 to 30/04/2019 12 nights Banda Sea Kaimana - Saumlaki From $4,318.27 Detail
03/05/2019 to 14/05/2019 11 nights Banda Sea Saumlaki - Maumere From $3,958.42 $3,166.73 Detail
17/05/2019 to 26/05/2019 9 nights Indonesia Maumere - Maumere From $3,238.70 $2,590.96 Detail
29/05/2019 to 08/06/2019 10 nights Indonesia Maumere - Maumere From $3,598.56 Detail
11/06/2019 to 19/06/2019 8 nights Komodo Maumere - Labuan Bajo From $2,467.58 Detail
21/06/2019 to 30/06/2019 9 nights Komodo Labuan Bajo - Bali From $2,776.03 Detail
03/08/2019 to 13/08/2019 10 nights Komodo Bali - Labuan Bajo From $3,198.72 Detail
16/08/2019 to 26/08/2019 10 nights Komodo Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo From $3,198.72 Detail
29/08/2019 to 08/09/2019 10 nights Komodo Labuan Bajo - Maumere From $3,198.72 Detail
11/09/2019 to 19/09/2019 8 nights Banda Sea Maumere - Alor From $3,015.94 Detail
22/09/2019 to 03/10/2019 11 nights Banda Sea Alor - Saumlaki From $4,146.91 Detail
06/10/2019 to 18/10/2019 12 nights Banda Sea Saumlaki - Ambon From $4,398.24 Detail
21/10/2019 to 02/11/2019 12 nights Banda Sea Ambon - Sorong From $4,398.24 Detail
05/11/2019 to 14/11/2019 9 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,392.93 Detail
17/11/2019 to 25/11/2019 8 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,015.94 Detail
28/11/2019 to 09/12/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Kaimana - Sorong From $4,146.91 Detail
12/12/2019 to 23/12/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Kaimana - Sorong From $4,146.91 Detail
27/12/2019 to 04/01/2020 8 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,015.94 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Komodo 8 nights Budget From $2,467.58
Komodo 8 nights Standard From $2,650.37
Komodo 8 nights Suite From $3,015.94
Komodo 9 nights Budget From $2,776.03
Komodo 9 nights Standard From $2,981.66
Komodo 9 nights Suite From $3,392.93
Komodo 10 nights Budget From $3,198.72
Komodo 10 nights Standard From $3,427.20
Komodo 10 nights Suite From $3,884.16
Raja Ampat 7 nights Budget From $2,518.99 $2,015.19
Raja Ampat 7 nights Standard From $2,678.93 $2,143.14
Raja Ampat 7 nights Suite From $2,998.80 $2,399.04
Raja Ampat 8 nights Budget From $3,015.94
Raja Ampat 8 nights Standard From $3,198.72
Raja Ampat 8 nights Suite From $3,564.29
Raja Ampat 9 nights Budget From $3,238.70
Raja Ampat 9 nights Standard From $3,444.34
Raja Ampat 9 nights Suite From $3,855.60
Raja Ampat 11 nights Budget From $4,146.91
Raja Ampat 11 nights Standard From $4,398.24
Raja Ampat 11 nights Suite From $4,900.90
Indonesia 9 nights Budget From $3,238.70 $2,590.96
Indonesia 9 nights Standard From $3,444.34 $2,755.47
Indonesia 9 nights Suite From $3,855.60 $3,084.48
Indonesia 10 nights Budget From $3,598.56
Indonesia 10 nights Standard From $3,827.04
Indonesia 10 nights Suite From $4,284.00
Banda Sea 8 nights Budget From $3,015.94
Banda Sea 8 nights Standard From $3,198.72
Banda Sea 8 nights Suite From $3,564.29
Banda Sea 11 nights Budget From $3,958.42 $3,166.73
Banda Sea 11 nights Standard From $4,209.74 $3,367.80
Banda Sea 11 nights Suite From $4,712.40 $3,769.92
Banda Sea 12 nights Budget From $4,318.27
Banda Sea 12 nights Standard From $4,398.24
Banda Sea 12 nights Suite From $4,900.90
Banda Sea 13 nights Budget From $4,678.13
Banda Sea 13 nights Standard From $4,975.15
Banda Sea 13 nights Suite From $5,569.20

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
  • 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
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills
  • 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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