Sea Horse

The Sea Horse was entirely refurbished in 2018 in Kendari (South Sulawesi) by the most respected marine carpenters of the country, making this fantastic vessel one of the best diving liveaboards in Indonesia. Seahorse luxury Liveaboard is a traditional Indonesian wooden sailing Phinisi offering scuba diving trips and adventure charters to the best sites of Indonesia. The arrangement of the cabins, lounges, diving deck, accessibility...every little detail has been re-thought to offer the amenities and comfort of a 5-star floating hotel. A crew of 16 comes with her make your cruise in Indonesia an unforgettable experience!

At 33 meters long (38 LOA) and 8.5 meters beam, the Seahorse is a practical and spacious vessel, built by divers and able to accommodate up to 16 guests in 6 Twin and 2 Double cabins attended by 12 crews and 4 Dive Masters. Our two very spacious 22 feet custom-built aluminum tender boats will make your experience of going in /out of the sea very easy and comfortable.


The boat accommodates up to 16 guests in 6 Twin and 2 Double cabins. All of the spacious cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning and private en-suite bathrooms with hot water. The classic beauty of the Seahorse combines traditional craftsmanship with modern conveniences and safety features providing charming comfort in the remotest waters of Indonesia. Towels and toiletries, soap, shampoo, and toothpaste are provided on board.


 

 

Raja Ampat Ultimate (11 nights)

Day 1

Guest reception at Sorong airport, check in, welcome drink, briefing, departure in the evening. According to the weather forecast, we will start the tour by the south or the North. In this schedule, we present the option starting with the South. Overnight Navigation through Sele Strait to reach the East of Misool. Arrival in the early morning.

DAYS 2-4
In East Misool you will discover 3 fantastic dives: No contest, Love potion, 3 Rocks. Rocks with vertical walls and fantastic coverage of soft corals, lot of fishes with schools of Platax, aggregations of snappers, bump head parrotfishes. We spend the night in the hidden lagoon, a very special anchorage inside an almost closed bay surrounded by high rocks. From the boat, we can hear and see the cachants before the night falls. We will go with the dinghies to have a look at another lagoon. After a short morning navigation, we will go to Misool South East and start another day of diving in the vicinity of Misool eco-resort: Boo Rocks with 2 large openings in the rock that completely pierce the island from the surface to 5 meters deep, Fiabacet, Fantasea.A gain an explosion of colors and fish density. In the evening, we organize a dinner on the beach of a small island. Misool east. Fashion dives in Misool, Yellit Kecil , a great wall with excellent fans and soft corals, rock tank, Nudi rock . Night navigation to Penemu and Fam Islands. Overnight navigation to Penemu.

DAY 5
Spots : Black Rockfiber• Black forest

Penemu North, Barracuda , has a long, long life with great aggregations of fishes (barracudas, fusiliers and banner fish), Galaxy , a great reef with excellent fish life, an excellent site for it's hard corals. Navigation to Aljuy bay.

DAYS 6-7
Spots : Chango Dive Sitefiber • EAGLE ROCK

After an early morning dive at Mayhem, a very high voltage submerged reef, we enter in Aljui Bay, has 20 long indentation kilometers on the western side of Waigeo. We do 2 dives in the bay ( wofoh and Intersection ), then one of the best night dives of the Raja Empat under the peer of a pearl farm that is settled there. We still do 2 dives in Aljuy bay, Aljui 1 and the Channel . These two dives we will have a short visit to the pearl farm if their work schedule allows it. Night navigation to Wayag islands.

DAY 8
Wayag, the northern point of our cruise is a fantastic quartz islets labyrinth. We dive Quoy, rock cathedrale and Wayag ridge. In the late afternoon, we climb to a small mountain to admire the wonderful landscape of the area.

DAY 9
After a first dive in Wayag (figure eight), we go to the Kawe island where we dive Black rock and eagle rock . Night dive. Night navigation to Dampier strait.

DAYS 10-11
A first morning dive at Citrus - at the entrance of the Dampier strait, a channel with sloping sides covered with soft corals and life-then with a reliable manta ray congregation at manta sandy . Cape Kri , one of the largest concentrations of big fish on the northern Raja Ampat; schools of trevally, barracudas, bannerfish, sweetlips. Night diveTwo other famous and fabulous dives in the Dampier Strait, Chicken reef and sardine reef. The boat will sail to Sorong where it will arrive during the evening.

DAY 12
Breakfast, Check-out according to guests' flight schedule. Transfer to the airport, check-in assistance.

 

Length:  33 m (108 ft)

Beam:  8,5 m (28 ft)

Draft:  3.5 m (11,5 ft)

Displacement:  177 tons

Construction:  Wooden ship, Type Phinisi

Engine:  M.A.N. 2866 LXE Marine Turbo Diesel 400 HP

Speed:  8-9 knots

Range:  3,000 nautical miles

Tenders: Two 6.5 meter aluminium boats equipped with 100 HP Yamaha 4 strokes engines, VHF radios and depth sounders

Generators:
•  1 x Mitsubishi 40 KVA 220-380 v
•  1 x Mitsubishi 60 KVA 220-380 v
•  1 x Yanmar 22 KVA 220-380 v

Voltage:  220 V, 50 Herz

Fuel Tank:  20,000 litres

Water Tank:  11,000 liters of fresh water storage, 6,000 liters per day water maker

Safety:  3 x 12 man self-inflatable lift-rafts, smoke detectors in all cabins, 2 emergency oxygen units

Compressors:
•  2x Bauer Mariner HP breathing air compressors
•  1x CompAir Low-pressure Screw Compressors with membrane for NITROX

Scuba Tanks:  32 SCUBA tanks, 12 L. Two 15 L tanks available on request (supplement applied)

Electronics:  EPIRB emergency locator, Sat-phone, FM & SW Radio, 4 VHF and SSB Radio, Furuno 90 NM radar, 2 x GPS w/Plotter and Depth Sounder Furuno

Miscellaneous:
•  Library with fish ID books and paperbacks
•  Camera Room
•  Dedicated indoor camera room with direct access to/from cabins "Sea View".
•  Large table on the diving deck

 Accommodation
•  16 guests in 2 double bed and 6 twin bed cabins.
•  All cabins have en-suite bathroom + hot water and individual AC control

Crew: 12 Crew + 4 Divemasters

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Special: 

Dive Raja Ampat (Sorong/Sorong)
Dec 16-23, 2018 - Save $390 + Free Nitrox
Now from $2395 + park fees

Dive Raja (Misool to Misool)
Jan 6-17, 2019 - 22% off + Free Nitrox
Now from $3460 + park fees

New bookings only. Cannot be combined with other offers. Prices are based on double occupancy.