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Diving Reviews of Kararu Dive Voyages in Indonesia

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Kararu Dive Voyages Y   Maumere to Ambon   This boat was not the boat we were expecting. Shortly before we left for the trip, Undercurrent reported on the fallout between K... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2010   John McConn
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Sea Safari VII Full report Y   Raja Ampat   This was my 3rd trip to Indonesia, but first to Raja Ampat. After reading Burt & Maurine's guide I was anxious to see the area fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   David E Reubush
500+ Dives
 
Kararu -- Cheng Ho Full report Y   Bima to Maumere   Did an 11-night Komodo Islands live-aboard on Kararu's Cheng Ho from Bima to Maumere. The Cheng Ho is an incredibly large and spa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2009   Mark Rubin
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report Y   Ambon and Banda Islands   This is my third trip with Kararu (www.kararu.com) and I can attest that they run a quality operation. This was my first trip on ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2009   William Deertz
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report Y   Raja Ampat   The recent report on the Cheng Ho in Undercurrent was accurate, but overly kind. We have have been on many of the major liveaboar... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
11/2007   Thomas Dingwall
250+ Dives
 
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Kararu/ Cheng Ho Full report Y   Raja Ampat   We had a great trip run by Kerri and Hergen. We enjoyed diving also with Pete, Christine, Bawa, and Nyoman. The trip was extremely... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2008   Lauren Greider
500+ Dives
 
Kararu/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Komodo   The service, food and general accommodations on the Cheng Ho are above average. The boat is very large, with multiple spaces to r... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2008   James Jenkins
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Yoyages/ Cheng Ho Full report Y   Komodo Island   [None]I received the June "not so good" report on the Cheng Ho. Stein, manager at Kararu challenged me that every thing about the... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Owen Babcock
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Raja Ampat   After reading the writeup in the June 2008 edition I felt I had to say that we found the boat extremely comfortable. We had an upp... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2008   Ruth Lindner
250+ Dives
 
Kararu/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Ambon to Raja Ampat   This is a HUGE boat. There is lots of space for sunning, sitting outdoors, indoors and even a cabin devoted to TV (DVD) and books... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2007   Jim Jenkins
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Raja Ampat   The Cheng Ho is an attractive wooden 160-foot schooner, leased as a result of problems with the Kararu Voyager. The Cheng Ho is st... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2007   Linda Rutherford & Ron Welf
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Bima - Komodo   This was a Light&Motion videography trip organized by Dan Baldocchi and Michael Topolovac. The itinerary was really ideal: 11 nigh... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Liz Hanks
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Komodo/Rinca   Good. Diving in the Komodo and Rinca area offers a good range of underwater environments. The boat has lots of space in the salo... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2007   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu Voyager Full report Y   Komodo   This trip was an 11 night Bali to Bima itinerary with much of the diving within Komodo Marine Park; it was a Light & Motion videog... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
8/2006   Bob & Doris Schaffer
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu/ MV Voyager Full report Y   Bali to Komodo   The boat is industrial looking on the exterior but very comfortable and stable. My room was very spacious with slate floors and g... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2006   Lauren Greider
500+ Dives
 
Kararu/ MV Voyager Full report Y   Alor, Banda Sea, Raja Ampat   This was the maiden voyage of Kararu's (www.kararu.com) new boat, the MV Voyager, which replaces the Sea Safaris III. It's a 4 dec... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2006   Dave Van Rooy
1000+ Dives
 
Karuru Full report Y   Lomboc, Komodo, Flores   The Sea Safari III is an older, wooden boat 115' long and 30' wide. It is very stable and cruises at a leisurely 7 knots. This ma... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Daniel O. Benson
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Tours on Sea Safari III Full report Y   Komodo Islands   Described as perhaps the best diving in the world in Undercurrent a couple of years ago, and it may have been then, this was a maj... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
8/2005   Bill Lord Butcher
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu Full report Y   Komodo   We were on a 7 night trip from Bima to Komodo to Bali. My wife and I shared the Bridge deck state room. The room is much larger ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2005   Ron Jordan
100+ Dives
 
Kararu Full report Y   Komodo   "Only on the Kararu!" crowed Tony Rhodes whenever the exceptional happened, was sighted, or experienced. And there was plenty of ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2005   David Shem-Tov
100+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/Sea Safari III Full report Y   Raja Ampat (Papua Indonesia)   This was my second trip on the Sea Safari III (first trip being May 2003 Bali to Komodo). The ship has been well maintained and m... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2005   William Deertz
250+ Dives
 
Kararu/Sea Safari Full report N   [N/A]Komodo   It was the first live-a-board trip for my son and I. I can't imagine it being much nicer. The boat was much more comfortable tha... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2004   Rolla Cleaver
100+ Dives
 
Kararu/Sea Safari III Full report N   Komodo   We did the 7 night Bima to Bali trip. After a short flight from Bali to the island of Sumbawa, we boarded the Sea Safari III in B... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Brian & Karen Woods
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Full report Y   Komodo   Left Benoa Harbor on Bali for 11 day cruise, 10 1/2 days diving in mid June. Beautiful weather. The boat was large, as was the c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages Full report Y   Komodo   Our first trip on the Sea Safari/Kararu (www.kararu.com) had been in November 2001. It was such a great experience that we were al... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2003   Kathleen Hedde
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Sea Safari Full report Y   Komodo   Very comfortable boat with ensuite facilities. If possible splurge and get the upper deck cabins. Nice to have the back deck are... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2003   William Deertz
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Sea Safari III Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   This was our first liveaboard and our first trip to Indonesia and I can't imagine anything topping it. We did the 7 day itinerary ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Jennifer Meriwether
100+ Dives
 
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