Sea Safari VII

SEA SAFARI VII; LEISURE ADVENTURES IN BALI AND KOMODO.

KLM Sea Safari VII is a modern replica of the traditional Buginese Schooner. They used the ships in the older days as trading vessels in Indonesia.

It was built in 2001, has a length of 37.5- and a width of 10.65 meters. It is equipped with high-tech navigation and safety devices.

As being part of the Sea Safari Cruises fleet, this liveaboard specializes in luxury adventure holidays.

The home base is Benoa Harbour in Bali, where sails are set for scuba expeditions in Bali and Komodo’s crystal-clear waters. Other leisure activities include swimming and snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, and island hopping for the numerous attractions ashore. Trips can vary from 3 to 11 days.

Accommodation

We accommodate a maximum of 28 guests in 14 cabins. Draperies form romantic canopy ceilings, and the abundant presence of wood enhances the yachtlike allure.

All of Sea Safari vii aircon cabins have a private bathroom, hot and cold water showers, TV, and a coffee/tea-maker. On the lower deck are six deluxe double bed cabins and four twin bed cabins. The main deck houses four staterooms with double beds.

Twin Cabin Lower Deck

Twin Cabin Lower Deck

Room size: 11 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 2 Single
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:
Double Cabin Lower Deck

Double Cabin Lower Deck

Room size: 11 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:
Twin Cabin Upper Deck

Twin Cabin Upper Deck

Room size: 14 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 2 Single
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:
Double Cabin Upper Deck

Double Cabin Upper Deck

Room size: 14 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double
Private bathroom: 1
Air conditioning: 1
WiFi in the room:

Comfort

The lounge is a common indoor area for relaxation and entertainment. It is furnished with comfortable sofas, panorama windows, and a library.

Adjoining is a state of the art camera studio, ideal for preparing your photo/video equipment and checking your footage on the big screens. Our outdoor facilities include a sheltered restaurant, a bar, and a spacious sundeck.

Catering

The shipping company of Sea Safari vii liveaboard is renowned for the high culinary standards they pursue. Chefs on board are passionate professionals.

Meals include early morning breakfast and cooked breakfast after the first dive. Lunch and dinner are served as rich buffets with delightful dishes of local and western origin.

Vegetarian options will be available at every meal. We love to organize cookouts on the beach. In case you have special wishes regarding your régime, please let us know at the time of booking.

Diving

Your liveaboard diving holiday on Sea Safari vii will start from Labuan Bajo, where it explores the beautiful underwater world with amazing marine life around the Komodo national park. Scheduled dive trips are between 5 – 8 days for charters; you can contact us for more information.

The waters surrounding Bali are very much suited for diving and snorkeling cruises. They feature great biodiverse and varied dive sites deep and shallow, coral ridges, and shipwrecks to be explored.

The specially designed dive deck has all the amenities for comfortable diving. Our dive guides are experienced experts. Rentals and nitrox are available.

Destinations

Indonesia

Komodo

SPECIFICATIONS

Year built: 2002

Length: 37.50 meters

Top speed: 75 knots

Engines: 1 unit DEUTZ 241 PK – 2300 RPM Made in Germany + 3 x auxiliary

Max guests: 28 persons

Number of cabins: 14

Number of bathrooms: 15

Tenders: 4 Units Outboard Yamaha 40 HP (2 Stroke)

Water capacity: 12 Ton

Fuel capacity: 30 Ton

NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION, AND SAFETY FEATURES Radar

Radar

 GPS

 Emergency Rafts

 Life Vests

 Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers

 Oxygen

 First Aid Kits

 Satellite & mobile phones

 Bilge pump alarm

 Searchlight

Sea Safari vii is a luxurious sailing boat with modern facilities that provide liveaboard diving around the Komodo National Park.

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13 Apr 2021
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo
Arrival: 13 Apr 2021
Departure: 18 Apr 2021
Days/nights: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo

Day 1: Labuhan Bajo – Sabolan – Arrive at the newly built Labuan Bajo airport in Flores. Our representative will be waiting outside the arrival hall and ready to escort you to the ship for immediate boarding. Safety Briefing, Safety DVD, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation, and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour. During the journey to our first dive site, Sabolan, for a check dive, take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 1-2 

Day 2: Canibal Rock – Banana Island – Yellow Wall – Torpedo Alley – Unbelievable amounts of rare nudibranchs fight for space on the rock with the thousands of multi-colored feather stars and unusual sea apples that hide juvenile painted frogfish and ghost pipefish. Adult frogfish swim around the rock that hosts such surprises as Coleman Shrimp, Zebra crabs, Rhinopias, hawksbill turtles, blue-ringed octopus, and Torpedo Rays.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4 – 5mm wetsuit is recommended, Temp 22-25 degrees centigrade.

Day 3: Manta Alley – Lohok Sera Bay – Komodo Island – First 2 dives of the day will be for Mantas; we will start our dive at The Stadium to the west of the rocks. In the lee area in this small bay, where the maximum depth is 30 meters, there are almost always Mantas cleaning here or traveling through to the other side of the islets. The second dive we will start in “The Channel.”

We then move to Lohok Sera bay to enjoy the small wreck where you can find many nudi’s and other macro life. Our fourth dive will be a dusk dive to go in search of the elusive mandarin fish. This spot is well known to have some large specimens.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 4: Castle Rock – Gili Lawa Laut – Crystal Rock – We will dive into the famous Castle Rock, well known for curious batfish, trevally, mackerels, and white tip reef sharks. Down at 30 meters, you can see Grey Reef sharks. There is also excellent soft coral coverage. There is another dive site, Crystal Rock, known for schools of surgeonfish and snappers and the occasional manta. Dive 3 will be at Shotgun; this is a unique dive. Between the two islands of Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darat is a small channel and wall. The current here attracts Giant Trevallies, Mantas, Turtles, and Barracudas. Night dive on Gili Lawa Laut reef, known for huge Spanish Dancers and other nigh time critters

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 5: Batu Bolong – Tatawa Kecil – Rinca –Before we land to see the Komodo dragons on Rinca Island, we will visit one of the finest pinnacles you will ever see, Batu Bolong. The reef is covered in colorful corals, invertebrate life, and thousands of Anthias and other brilliant reef fish. Along the steep walls in deeper water, many large fish, including sharks, napoleon wrasse, giant trevally, and dogtooth tuna. Large schools of rainbow runners and fusiliers can be observed on almost every occasion. Tatawa Kecil offers a drift dive along some of the largest fields of branching corals in Komodo. Batfish, Eagle Rays, and Turtles are some of the highlights. The afternoon will be spent trekking with park rangers as guides looking for Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island. Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and your camera.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 2

Day 6: Labuhan Bajo – The ship will arrive in Labuan Bajo early in the morning. You will be served breakfast and afterward prepare for disembarkation. You will be transferred to the airport. Trip end.

Meals: Breakfast

No dive

Marine Life: Bumphead parrotfish, bamboo sharks, marble rays, nudibranchs, dusky sharks, jawfish, bubble coral shrimps, leaf fish, porcelain crabs, pygmy seahorses, schools of barracudas, trevally, and mackerel, white tips, black tips, grey reef sharks, turtles, octopus, frogfish, manta rays, dugong, banded pipefishes, mandarin fishes, Wonderpus, Indian Walkman

All divers must have Open Water certification with at least 25 logged dives in the past five years. Suppose the diver fails to meet this requirement. In that case, Sea Safari Cruises will require the diver to hire a private divemaster to ensure the diver’s safety during the diving activity. The fee for a private divemaster will be 50 USD/day. All divers must produce a written/stamped logbook with their last dives and all necessary certification cards for the type of dives they wish to undertake.

 

19 Apr 2021
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo
Arrival: 19 Apr 2021
Departure: 24 Apr 2021
Days/nights: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo

Day 1: Labuhan Bajo – Sabolan – Arrive at the newly built Labuan Bajo airport in Flores. Our representative will be waiting outside the arrival hall and ready to escort you to the ship for immediate boarding. Safety Briefing, Safety DVD, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation, and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour. During the journey to our first dive site, Sabolan, for a check dive, take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 1-2 

Day 2: Canibal Rock – Banana Island – Yellow Wall – Torpedo Alley – Unbelievable amounts of rare nudibranchs fight for space on the rock with the thousands of multi-colored feather stars and unusual sea apples that hide juvenile painted frogfish and ghost pipefish. Adult frogfish swim around the rock that hosts such surprises as Coleman Shrimp, Zebra crabs, Rhinopias, hawksbill turtles, blue-ringed octopus, and Torpedo Rays.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4 – 5mm wetsuit is recommended, Temp 22-25 degrees centigrade.

Day 3: Manta Alley – Lohok Sera Bay – Komodo Island – First 2 dives of the day will be for Mantas; we will start our dive at The Stadium to the west of the rocks. In the lee area in this small bay, where the maximum depth is 30 meters, there are almost always Mantas cleaning here or traveling through to the other side of the islets. The second dive we will start in “The Channel.”

We then move to Lohok Sera bay to enjoy the small wreck where you can find many nudi’s and other macro life. Our fourth dive will be a dusk dive to go in search of the elusive mandarin fish. This spot is well known to have some large specimens.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 4: Castle Rock – Gili Lawa Laut – Crystal Rock – We will dive into the famous Castle Rock, well known for curious batfish, trevally, mackerels, and white tip reef sharks. Down at 30 meters, you can see Grey Reef sharks. There is also excellent soft coral coverage. There is another dive site, Crystal Rock, known for schools of surgeonfish and snappers and the occasional manta. Dive 3 will be at Shotgun; this is a unique dive. Between the two islands of Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darat is a small channel and wall. The current here attracts Giant Trevallies, Mantas, Turtles, and Barracudas. Night dive on Gili Lawa Laut reef, known for huge Spanish Dancers and other nigh time critters

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 5: Batu Bolong – Tatawa Kecil – Rinca –Before we land to see the Komodo dragons on Rinca Island, we will visit one of the finest pinnacles you will ever see, Batu Bolong. The reef is covered in colorful corals, invertebrate life, and thousands of Anthias and other brilliant reef fish. Along the steep walls in deeper water, many large fish, including sharks, napoleon wrasse, giant trevally, and dogtooth tuna. Large schools of rainbow runners and fusiliers can be observed on almost every occasion. Tatawa Kecil offers a drift dive along some of the largest fields of branching corals in Komodo. Batfish, Eagle Rays, and Turtles are some of the highlights. The afternoon will be spent trekking with park rangers as guides looking for Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island. Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and your camera.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 2

Day 6: Labuhan Bajo – The ship will arrive in Labuan Bajo early in the morning. You will be served breakfast and afterward prepare for disembarkation. You will be transferred to the airport. Trip end.

Meals: Breakfast

No dive

Marine Life: Bumphead parrotfish, bamboo sharks, marble rays, nudibranchs, dusky sharks, jawfish, bubble coral shrimps, leaf fish, porcelain crabs, pygmy seahorses, schools of barracudas, trevally, and mackerel, white tips, black tips, grey reef sharks, turtles, octopus, frogfish, manta rays, dugong, banded pipefishes, mandarin fishes, Wonderpus, Indian Walkman

All divers must have Open Water certification with at least 25 logged dives in the past five years. Suppose the diver fails to meet this requirement. In that case, Sea Safari Cruises will require the diver to hire a private divemaster to ensure the diver’s safety during the diving activity. The fee for a private divemaster will be 50 USD/day. All divers must produce a written/stamped logbook with their last dives and all necessary certification cards for the type of dives they wish to undertake.

 

25 Apr 2021
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo
Arrival: 25 Apr 2021
Departure: 29 Apr 2021
Days/nights: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo

Day 1: Labuhan Bajo – Sabolan – Arrive at the newly built Labuan Bajo airport in Flores. Our representative will be waiting outside the arrival hall and ready to escort you to the ship for immediate boarding. Safety Briefing, Safety DVD, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation, and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour. During the journey to our first dive site, Sabolan, for a check dive, take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 1-2 

Day 2: Canibal Rock – Banana Island – Yellow Wall – Torpedo Alley – Unbelievable amounts of rare nudibranchs fight for space on the rock with the thousands of multi-colored feather stars and unusual sea apples that hide juvenile painted frogfish and ghost pipefish. Adult frogfish swim around the rock that hosts such surprises as Coleman Shrimp, Zebra crabs, Rhinopias, hawksbill turtles, blue-ringed octopus, and Torpedo Rays.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4 – 5mm wetsuit is recommended, Temp 22-25 degrees centigrade.

Day 3: Manta Alley – Lohok Sera Bay – Komodo Island – First 2 dives of the day will be for Mantas; we will start our dive at The Stadium to the west of the rocks. In the lee area in this small bay, where the maximum depth is 30 meters, there are almost always Mantas cleaning here or traveling through to the other side of the islets. The second dive we will start in “The Channel.”

We then move to Lohok Sera bay to enjoy the small wreck where you can find many nudi’s and other macro life. Our fourth dive will be a dusk dive to go in search of the elusive mandarin fish. This spot is well known to have some large specimens.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 4: Castle Rock – Gili Lawa Laut – Crystal Rock – We will dive into the famous Castle Rock, well known for curious batfish, trevally, mackerels, and white tip reef sharks. Down at 30 meters, you can see Grey Reef sharks. There is also excellent soft coral coverage. There is another dive site, Crystal Rock, known for schools of surgeonfish and snappers and the occasional manta. Dive 3 will be at Shotgun; this is a unique dive. Between the two islands of Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darat is a small channel and wall. The current here attracts Giant Trevallies, Mantas, Turtles, and Barracudas. Night dive on Gili Lawa Laut reef, known for huge Spanish Dancers and other nigh time critters

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 5: Batu Bolong – Tatawa Kecil – Rinca –Before we land to see the Komodo dragons on Rinca Island, we will visit one of the finest pinnacles you will ever see, Batu Bolong. The reef is covered in colorful corals, invertebrate life, and thousands of Anthias and other brilliant reef fish. Along the steep walls in deeper water, many large fish, including sharks, napoleon wrasse, giant trevally, and dogtooth tuna. Large schools of rainbow runners and fusiliers can be observed on almost every occasion. Tatawa Kecil offers a drift dive along some of the largest fields of branching corals in Komodo. Batfish, Eagle Rays, and Turtles are some of the highlights. The afternoon will be spent trekking with park rangers as guides looking for Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island. Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and your camera.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 2

Day 6: Labuhan Bajo – The ship will arrive in Labuan Bajo early in the morning. You will be served breakfast and afterward prepare for disembarkation. You will be transferred to the airport. Trip end.

Meals: Breakfast

No dive

Marine Life: Bumphead parrotfish, bamboo sharks, marble rays, nudibranchs, dusky sharks, jawfish, bubble coral shrimps, leaf fish, porcelain crabs, pygmy seahorses, schools of barracudas, trevally, and mackerel, white tips, black tips, grey reef sharks, turtles, octopus, frogfish, manta rays, dugong, banded pipefishes, mandarin fishes, Wonderpus, Indian Walkman

All divers must have Open Water certification with at least 25 logged dives in the past five years. Suppose the diver fails to meet this requirement. In that case, Sea Safari Cruises will require the diver to hire a private divemaster to ensure the diver’s safety during the diving activity. The fee for a private divemaster will be 50 USD/day. All divers must produce a written/stamped logbook with their last dives and all necessary certification cards for the type of dives they wish to undertake.

 

01 May 2021
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo
Arrival: 01 May 2021
Departure: 07 May 2021
Days/nights: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Labuan Bajo-Komodo-Labuan Bajo

Day 1: Labuhan Bajo – Sabolan – Arrive at the newly built Labuan Bajo airport in Flores. Our representative will be waiting outside the arrival hall and ready to escort you to the ship for immediate boarding. Safety Briefing, Safety DVD, Crew Introduction, Necessary Dive Paperwork, Cabin allocation, and ship orientation will take place before departing the Harbour. During the journey to our first dive site, Sabolan, for a check dive, take this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with the vessel and make yourself comfortable.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 1-2 

Day 2: Canibal Rock – Banana Island – Yellow Wall – Torpedo Alley – Unbelievable amounts of rare nudibranchs fight for space on the rock with the thousands of multi-colored feather stars and unusual sea apples that hide juvenile painted frogfish and ghost pipefish. Adult frogfish swim around the rock that hosts such surprises as Coleman Shrimp, Zebra crabs, Rhinopias, hawksbill turtles, blue-ringed octopus, and Torpedo Rays.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4 – 5mm wetsuit is recommended, Temp 22-25 degrees centigrade.

Day 3: Manta Alley – Lohok Sera Bay – Komodo Island – First 2 dives of the day will be for Mantas; we will start our dive at The Stadium to the west of the rocks. In the lee area in this small bay, where the maximum depth is 30 meters, there are almost always Mantas cleaning here or traveling through to the other side of the islets. The second dive we will start in “The Channel.”

We then move to Lohok Sera bay to enjoy the small wreck where you can find many nudi’s and other macro life. Our fourth dive will be a dusk dive to go in search of the elusive mandarin fish. This spot is well known to have some large specimens.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 4: Castle Rock – Gili Lawa Laut – Crystal Rock – We will dive into the famous Castle Rock, well known for curious batfish, trevally, mackerels, and white tip reef sharks. Down at 30 meters, you can see Grey Reef sharks. There is also excellent soft coral coverage. There is another dive site, Crystal Rock, known for schools of surgeonfish and snappers and the occasional manta. Dive 3 will be at Shotgun; this is a unique dive. Between the two islands of Gili Lawa Laut and Gili Lawa Darat is a small channel and wall. The current here attracts Giant Trevallies, Mantas, Turtles, and Barracudas. Night dive on Gili Lawa Laut reef, known for huge Spanish Dancers and other nigh time critters

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 4

Day 5: Batu Bolong – Tatawa Kecil – Rinca –Before we land to see the Komodo dragons on Rinca Island, we will visit one of the finest pinnacles you will ever see, Batu Bolong. The reef is covered in colorful corals, invertebrate life, and thousands of Anthias and other brilliant reef fish. Along the steep walls in deeper water, many large fish, including sharks, napoleon wrasse, giant trevally, and dogtooth tuna. Large schools of rainbow runners and fusiliers can be observed on almost every occasion. Tatawa Kecil offers a drift dive along some of the largest fields of branching corals in Komodo. Batfish, Eagle Rays, and Turtles are some of the highlights. The afternoon will be spent trekking with park rangers as guides looking for Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island. Be sure to bring a hat, sunscreen, and your camera.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dives: 2

Day 6: Labuhan Bajo – The ship will arrive in Labuan Bajo early in the morning. You will be served breakfast and afterward prepare for disembarkation. You will be transferred to the airport. Trip end.

Meals: Breakfast

No dive

Marine Life: Bumphead parrotfish, bamboo sharks, marble rays, nudibranchs, dusky sharks, jawfish, bubble coral shrimps, leaf fish, porcelain crabs, pygmy seahorses, schools of barracudas, trevally, and mackerel, white tips, black tips, grey reef sharks, turtles, octopus, frogfish, manta rays, dugong, banded pipefishes, mandarin fishes, Wonderpus, Indian Walkman

All divers must have Open Water certification with at least 25 logged dives in the past five years. Suppose the diver fails to meet this requirement. In that case, Sea Safari Cruises will require the diver to hire a private divemaster to ensure the diver’s safety during the diving activity. The fee for a private divemaster will be 50 USD/day. All divers must produce a written/stamped logbook with their last dives and all necessary certification cards for the type of dives they wish to undertake.

 

Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Divemaster services, All meals, Possible fuel surcharge, Towels Provided

Excluded: International/domestic airfare and airport tax, Personal diving equipment (available for rent) and battery, Komodo National Park fee (25 USD/person/night), Raja Ampat entrance fee (145 USD/person/packages), Cendrawasih Fee (35 USD/person/night), Maumere (Maumere 75 USD/person/package), Alor, Lembeh – Sangihe Talaud, Halmahera (100USD/pax/package), Gratuities to guide and crew (we recommend a tip at least USD 20 per day), Onboard telecommunication, Laundry service, Alcoholic beverages &Soft Drinks, 32% EAN Nitrox.