Dive in Komodo and Raja Ampat with Aurora
Beautiful Pinisi of 42 meters, the KLM Aurora was built in 2009. She is equipped with the safest tools of navigation (radar, GPS, sounders, automatic piloting) and modern tools of communication (satellite telephone and mobile, VHF radio, CB, internet). She navigates all year long in Indonesia, sharing her schedule between Bali, Komodo, Flores during summer and Raja Ampat in winter. Speciales photo Cruises are offered during the season.
She welcomes up to 15 divers in 7 cabins with private bathrooms. They are luxurious, decorated in the Indonesian traditional spirit, air-conditioning, with storage spaces for your personal stuff
This sailboat was thought and built to offer to the passengers a comfort and an environment deserving of a luxury hotel
Outside shadowed dining area, solarium, air-conditioned lounge equipped with a huge DVD plasma screen player and karaoke, media to center, laptop, printer, library with lots of marine biology books. A space is reserved for reloading APN, camera, torches, and computer…
The meals are served as buffet style proposing a mixture of Asian and western dishes. Fresh fruit, snacks, warm and cold drinks is served at the bar all day long.
The dive platform is ordered so that each can equip himself without jostling. We find rinse tanks for the equipment and the cameras and APN as well as spaces of storage, showers of fresh water there. Two dinghies assure the surface cover during the dives and allow reaching the dive sites.
The boat is equipped with 2 Air compressors Air and a Nitrox compressor, Tank Alu 12L, yoke valve, kit of oxygen therapy, tank of medical oxygen, life jackets, fire extinguishers. Sets of equipment are available for rent.
Professional PADI instructors, all English speaking, supervise dive groups. The diving groups ratio is 4:1, dives last until you reach your 50 bar!.
Boat crew is Indonesian and very kind and helpful: captain, engineers, boat boys, Chef and assistant, maid, massage lady are doing their best to make your stay unforgettable.