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Seven Seas LiveAboard Komodo   "Excellent dive trip with whalesharks and mantas, BUT..."
[My daughter and I cruised the 10 day "Komodo and Sumbawa Whalesharks" itinerary. I have been twice before on the Seven Seas and, ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2024   William R Kimlinger
1000+ Dives
 
Pindito/ N/A LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat Never Disappoints!"
We have been to Raja Ampat a number of times so we knew the diving would be superb, and it was! This was our first trip on the Pin... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2024   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Spectacular diving with great variety of creatures"
Be ware: Raja Ampat area is crowded with dive boats and there's competition for the best dive sites. The boat is lovely: cabins, ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2024   Laura Mosqueda
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard     "Great Crew; Good Boat; Cold Water"
KOMODO AGGRESSOR REVIEW On February 24, boarded the KA in Labuan Bajo for a 7 night trip venturing down to the southern... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2024   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Arenui LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat worth the trip. Arenui staff superb."
Raja Ampat had been on our diving bucket list for some time. We anticipated that doing it aboard the Arenui would make the entire... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2024   Timothy C Barden
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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Mermaid II LiveAboard Raja AMpat   "Well-run oeration. Tight for 18 guests."
This trip was a full charter of 18 divers. Pretty crowded on this boat. The cabins are small, and storage is tight. The rooms had a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
2/2024   Donald Brown
1000+ Dives
 
Gaia Love LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Awesome Liveaboard for Raja Ampat"
Gaia love is a fantastic boat built by 2 couples who are avid divers/ owners for which this is a labor of love an not their main pr... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2024   Leslie Chow
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dewi Nusantara LiveAboard     "Excellent diving from beautiful boat"
This beautiful Ironwood boat is considerably larger than the average liveaboard. The design and size of the boat makes for smooth... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2023   Debora McAteer
1000+ Dives
 
Seven Seas LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Still good 7 years later"
My partner and I dove the Forgotten Islands with Seven Seas back in 2016 and considered it one of the best trips ever, so when w... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2023   Karen York
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Overpriced but a Nice Liveaboard"
I was in cabin 4 as a solo and it’s 269 sq. ft. located below the main level. Above this room is the camera room, so there's not a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2023   Jan D
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Derawan/ N. Sulawesi   "Derawan to North Sulawesi"
RAJA AMPAT AGGRESSOR 2023 REVIEW Enjoyed a 12 night dive trip aboard the RAA in late August and early September from August 25... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2023   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dewi Nusantara LiveAboard Raja Ampat on Liveaboard   "Ultra Luxury Amazing Dive Operation and Ship"
10 days of diving starting 1/ 15/ 23 on the stunningly beautiful Dewi Nusantara liveaboard, this time in Raja Ampat. This was our 2... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2023   Douglas
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Banda Sea/Raja Ampat   "Forgotten Islands, Banda Sea & Raja Ampat Oct. 2023"
This trip, my second trip aboard the Damai II, exceeded my first trip in 2018 (Raja Ampat itinerary) and that was a great trip! Th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2023   Beth Gregory
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Amira Dive and Travel LiveAboard Banda Sea, Raja Ampat   "Once in a livetime diving trip in eastern Indonesia"
Few people will have ever heard of Saumlaki. The small Indonesian town in the southeastern Moluccas is located on the island of Ya... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2023   Michael Bode
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Arenui LiveAboard Komodo Islands/Alor   "Luxury Diving"
The Arenui is deluxe diving. The very friendly staff does everything, including helping you dress and undress from your wetsuit fo... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2023   Oedipus
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard East Borneo to Lembeh   "Berau to Lembeh Repositioning Trip"
This 12 night cruise is one of two annual re- positioning cruises the Raja Ampat Aggressor makes between the Raja Ampat and Derawan... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   Brian Morrow
1000+ Dives
 
Gaia Love LiveAboard     "Luxury liveaboard diving"
I originally booked this trip with Ultimate Dive Travel in 2018 and was paid in full by the time Covid shut down the World. Thank... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   John M. Damas
1000+ Dives
 
Seven Seas LiveAboard Komodo, Flores, Alor   "Komodo-Flores-Alor Exploratory Dive Trip"
From September 21 to October 5, 2023, my wife and I embarked on an amazing two- week underwater voyage aboard The Seven Seas, navig... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   Valera Sakhnenko
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Arenui LiveAboard Alor   "The queen of liveaboards "
After 30 years of diving and a dozen liveaboards we finally got to experience Arenui. Truly the best of any boat. Just book space ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2023   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
 
Arenui LiveAboard LABUANBAJO/Komodo   "Great Trip even with a non-diver"
This is my second trip aboard the Arenui. I was worried things had changed after covid. They did, it was better! My first ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2023   Anthony Bracco
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Derawan Islands to Lembeh   "12 day cruise from Derawan Islands to Lembeh"
This was my 4th trip on this boat and I loved every min of it. We first dove the Derawan Islands that we had been diving for the p... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2023   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
 
Dewi Nusantara LiveAboard Cenderawasih Bay   "Fantastic dive trip on luxurious boat"
Dewi Nusantara, if you can afford it, cannot be missed. You surely do get what you pay for. The boat is huge, the cabins so comfor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2023   Linda Dunn
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Raja Ampat - Lembeh.   "Transition trip - Raja Ampat to Lembeh"
This was a transition trip for the Raja Ampat Aggressor. They were moving the boat from Raja Ampat to the Derawan Islands. Ther... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2023   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
Photos available 
All Star - Dune LiveAboard     "Very diverse and unique dive environements"
Aurora is a pinisi style wooded vessel, which is a traditional- designed ship built in Sulawesi. This is my second trip on a pinis... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2023   Kim Sass
1000+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo -- Putri Papua LiveAboard Raja Ampat & Misool   "PUTRI PAPUA Saved Our vacation from Covid-19"
PUTRI PAPUA Saved Our vacation from Covid- 19. The April 2020 Pearl of Papua cruise was cancelled due to the Indonesian border blo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian/ Wakatobi resort LiveAboard Wakatobi- SE Sulawesi Sea   "Returning to Wakatobi after Covid"
This was our third trip back to Wakatobi- we dove the first week on the Pelagian, and the second week at the Resort. The diving is... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Peggy Goldberg
1000+ Dives
 
Wallacea LiveAboard     "Great Indonesia Liveaboard"
Wallacea operates two liveaboards in Indonesia, the Ambai and the Seahorse. Wallacea caters to Europeans, and specifically Fre... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Paul Barrett
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Komodo   "Great 10 day Aggressor liveaboard in Komodo"
Komodo Full boat briefing once onboard, showing escape routes including ladder for alternate routes. Fire detectors, extinguish... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2023   Robert Linscheer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Amira LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Another excellent trip"
This was my third trip on Amira, and if I dive Indonesia again, it will be on Amira again! My dive buddies (we came from the east... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2023   ann mcgrath
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Seven Seas LiveAboard     "Wonderful time on an aging boat with (mostly) excellent crew"
I now know that it is possible to enjoy oneself immensely, having paid a large sum of money to do so, while also feeling a bit dis... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Angela Richards Dona
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Mermaid Liveaboards LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "First class operation - great dive sites"
We went with Mermaid after reading other reviews in Undercurrent. We initially made the reservation in 2019 for a 2020 trip. They ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   Michael Kay
250+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Damai 1 - Kaimana to Ambon"
I was on a 10- day trip that started in Triton Bay and ended in the Banda Sea. I would first like to say the crew on Damai 1 was ve... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   Chris Hardham
500+ Dives
 
Arenui LiveAboard Triton Bay, Raja Ampat   "Enjoyable dive trip on a comfortable boat with superb crew"
This trip is put together last minute (under 3 months instead of a year ago) as the group trip we had hoped to join was full. Our ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2023   Judy Orange
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Insider Divers LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Sea Safari 8 with Insider Divers"
This was my first trip with Insider Divers and I was not disappointed! Simon Lorenz runs these trips (he is based in Hong Kong) an... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2023   Ellen Marie Smith
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Blue Manta liveaboard LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Hellacious journey, nice diving––The Blue Manta liveaboard"
The trip leader, Egoi Benitez, was outstanding: organized, enthusiastic, and maybe gave the best pre- dive briefings ever. In fact, ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
1/2023   Paul E Gillespie
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Pindito LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Return to Indonesia to Dive the Pindito in Raja Ampat"
We dived on the Pindito thru the Banda Sea about 8yrs prior to this trip and had some of the best diving of our lives, by far. Th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2023   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian LiveAboard     "Good diving but inefficient A/C"
After spending 10 days at Wakatobi Resort we boarded the Pelagian for a one week cruise. The diving was good with plenty of colour... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2022   Debora McAteer
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Manta Full report LiveAboard Banda Sea   "Blue Manta from Ambon to the Forgotten Islands and back. "
This was a trip originally scheduled through Marin Dive Center California for November 2020 and was rebooked once travel to Indone... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2022   carol risdall
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Solitude Full report LiveAboard     "A Dream Trip"
[Solitude Adventurer Liveaboard - A Dream Trip After waiting more than two years to take this trip, our group of 14 divers finall... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2022   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
LaGaligo Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat South   "Diving under Red Sails"
Fourteen crew for only 11 guests! This was concierge diving. The crew could not be helpful enough, very attentive. They celebrated... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
Photos available 
LaGaligo Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat South   "Diving under Red Sails"
Fourteen crew for only 11 guests! This was concierge diving. The crew could not be helpful enough, very attentive. They celebrated... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands - Raja Ampat   "Still exemplary service and a boat that is aging well"
Dive Damai 9 Years Later. . Still exemplary service and a boat that is aging well We were on the Damai I for a 2 week trip to Raj... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "First liveaboard trip in Indonesia was breathtaking!"
‪Watch My YouTube Video: [. . . ] all the pictures/ videos were taken during the trip by m... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Giorgio Bonmassar
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Malauku   "Banda Sea - back again post COVId"
I was so excited to be able to return to Indonesia after. 2+ year hiatus on operations. Overall Damai 2 is in good shape, diving ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard Wakatobi   "Wakatobi Resort & Pelagian"
3rd trip to Wakatobi Resort, 2nd on the Pelagian - not disappointed. Clearly they invested to keep everything in top shape thru Co... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Steven Skiba
500+ Dives
 
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Indonesia   "The Dragon and More"
The stars are difficult as we had problems with the cruise directors after the very first dive. Thankfully, I'd written the owner, ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mermaid II Full report LiveAboard Bali-Komodo-Bali   "Great liveaboard diving! Superb crew, great dives!"
We booked this trip in 2018 for travel in 2020, however postponed several times because of Covid. Mermaid people were very good a... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2022   Rick Bates
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Oceanic Full report LiveAboard East Flores   "World class diving at rarely dived sites!."
Our fourth Oceanic cruise was Oceanic's first post- Covid- 19 cruise. Oceanic offers four cruises between Maumere and Kupang only in... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
 
Oceanic Full report LiveAboard East Flores   "World class diving at rarely dived sites!."
Our fourth Oceanic cruise was Oceanic's first post- Covid- 19 cruise. Oceanic offers four cruises between Maumere and Kupang only in... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Lembeh to Raja Ampat   "What could have been a disaster"
The Raja Ampat Aggressor has 2, 12- day cruises when they move from Northern Sulawesi to Raja Ampat, and then again when they move ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard Wakatobi   "Expensive but worth it"
My husband and I stayed a week on the Pelagian and a week in the resort. This trip was a total splurge after the isolation of Covi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2022   Lisa Biehl
250+ Dives
 
New White Manta Full report LiveAboard Kalimantan/Sulawesi   "Amazing New Liveaboard: the New White Manta"
This ship was amazing. The dive operations ran quite smoothly and my only criticism is that the ladders on the tenders are hard fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Lisa J Malachowsky
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
White Manta Full report LiveAboard Sangalaki   "A week off Borneo"
The boat was a floating hotel. Rooms were spacious. Beds were comfortable. They made the beds while you were diving. En suite ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2022   Richard Blackburn
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Manta Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "First Liveaboard Trip For Me; I'm Most Likely Spoiled: Excellent"
This was my first liveaboard and I wasn’t sure about what to expect. From the moment I was picked up at the hotel in Labuan Bajo I... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2022   Rik Pavlescak
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Ilike Liveaboard Full report LiveAboard Banda Sea and Raja Ampat   "We Covered a lot of geography on this tour"
The dive operator sent all hands on deck to get us into the water. The crew was happy and helpful. The tender drivers picked us up... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2021   Kathleen Poole
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Top Dive sites during Peak Season (theoretically) all for ourselves"
We are a group of friends living in Bali that hired the entire boat for a week for a heavily discounted price because of Corona. W... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2021   Werner Brandt
100+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Gaia Love Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat Indonesia - Gaia Love Live-Aboard"
I flew from Atlanta, GA USA using Qatar Airways, transferring in Doha Qatar and Jakarta. When in Jakarta I used Garuda Airways to ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2020   Jason Propsner
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "IndoAgressor great diving etc but BED BUGS"
Staff, food, diving great. BUT Bed bugs in at least 3 cabins. We are on a 3. 5 month mostly diving trip in Asia & now can't get rid... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   Laurie McNeill Lee
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "A wonderful dive trip with just one problem"
Komodo is one of my favorite dive sites in the world. This is the third liveaboard to the site and everything still sparks joy. Th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2019   Judy Orange
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Solitude Adventurer Full report LiveAboard Banda Sea to Raja Ampat   "Excellent boat for Indonesian Diving"
The boat is a large catamaran making it more stable than monohulls. They have 6 double rooms with twin beds, one king suite and on... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2019   Tabby Stone
1000+ Dives
 
Pearl of Papua Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Destination has changed but excellent operation."
Raja Ampat is a remote place to Europeans and Americans. From 2018 Garuda flies from Jakarata to Sorong directly, though very expa... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard Pelagian-Wakatobi   "Pelagian is true luxury with vast variety of diving"
The Pelagian is by far the best liveaboard we've ever been on. The boat is immaculate and refurbished annually. The rooms are spot... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   Jack Pessia
500+ Dives
 
Ambai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat the Ultimate"
General information The cruise we went on (“Raja Ampat the Ultimate”) covered the entire Raja Ampat (RA) area - - from Misool in t... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   Boris Volodin
100+ Dives
6Helpful vote(s) received
Mermaid I Full report LiveAboard Ambon-Banda Sea-Maumere   "Great long trip among lesser seen islands"
This was an 11 day “Ring of Fire” trip from Ambon across the Banda Sea to Maumere covering over 1, 000 nm. We dove on 10 islands o... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Joel Hirsh
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
MV Samambaia Full report LiveAboard Banda Sea, Forgotten Islands   "Remote Area Searching for Sharks"
This was my second time on the Samambaia, which is a beautiful, comfortable boat. This itinerary is quite remote, and involves r... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Lisa C. Evans
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard     "Good diving, exceptional service"
Wakatobi is a long trip from anywhere in the U. S. and The Pelagian is an expensive live aboard. The boat is immaculate and t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Larry Schnabel
500+ Dives
 
LaGaligo Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Ultimate Komodo"
Look for [. . . ] or if it changes search Vimeo for Ultimate Komodo footage by Wet Gills... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Coralia/ Papua Explorers Resort Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat Dream"
It was with some trepidation that I embarked upon a trip to Raja Ampat; ridiculous though that may seem in light of all the public... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Max Weinmann
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Amira Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Another awesome trip on Amira"
Luckily, before we left, Gabrielle at Amira warned us that we were traveling in winter in Indonesia, so the water is cooler now. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   ann mcgrath
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Coralia Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat Indonesia   "An outstanding and safe operation on a beautiful boat"
Debbie and Jerry the cruise directors do a great job managing and cultivating a friendly, safe, and comfortable experience for gue... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Michael A Replogle
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Indo Siren Full report LiveAboard     "Komodo Liveaboard"
Our trip was the first for the boat after it got back from dry dock and a major refurbishment. The boat returned late and we miss... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2019   Andrew Robbins
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Incredible Diving"
I have been to Indonesia before but not to Raja Ampat. It lived up to its reputation and more. The coral is very healthy and did... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2019   David Funderburk
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Grand Komodo -- Raja Ampat Explorer Full report LiveAboard     "Great Diving, but getting more crowded."
We have been with Grand Komodo on 7 dive trips over 16 years. Well, we love Indonesia, people, food, and culture. The firs... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2019   Terry H Anderson
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Komodo Islands   "Disappointing visibility and lots of trash on the surface"
Indo Aggressor: The ship has a pretty high staff- to- diver ratio; there were around 20 crew plus 4 dive guides and 1 in training, a... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2019   Rene Cote
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Dewi Nusantara Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Diving in Raja Ampat was even better than our first trip there"
This was our second trip on the Dewi Nusantara, and it was even better than the first one, which was FAB. I have done a lot of dive... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2019   robert kopki
500+ Dives
 
Dive Gaia Full report LiveAboard [Raja Ampat   "Raising the bar for Liveaboards"
Honestly, as the title suggests, this experience on the m/ v Gaia was a very pleasant surprise compared to all the other liveaboard... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   gopal krishnan
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Seven Seas Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "The variety is amazing"
This is our second trip on the Seven Seas, the last time we had cruise director Karl, this time it was new cruise director Alex. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Christhol Swanson
100+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Dewi Nusantara Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat on Dewi Nusantara: Second Time a Charm"
This was my second Raja Ampat trip on the Dewi, third trip overall (one to Komodo, which they’ve discontinued because of crowded d... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Michael Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Amira Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Great Diving and Service on the Amira"
Had a fantastic experience on the Amira, a beautiful phinisi with ten wonderful days of diving and an outstanding service- oriented... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   K Hansen
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi -- Pelagian/ ]Wakatobi Resort Full report LiveAboard ]Wakatobi, SE Sulawesi   "Incredible diving in relaxed luxury"
This was our second trip here- and it even exceeded our expectations from the first time. We did have better weather this time, so... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2018   Peggy Goldberg
1000+ Dives
 
Gaia Love Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Luxury Dive Boat"
Gaia Love is newer dive boat in Indonesia. It's a built for diving liveaboard with 11 staterooms and all the diving amenities you ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   Van Freidin
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Seven Seas Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Forgotten Islands"
Outstanding trip on the Seven Seas, my 5th. They run a class operation. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   Les Bates
250+ Dives
 
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Half acceptable, half disappointing "
I heard for years about Arenui and what a wonderful boat it was. I spoke extensively with the owners and office prior to my trip, ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
10/2018   Laura Wais
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Seven Seas Full report LiveAboard East of Flores   "Beautiful dives and Remote Islands"
My husband and I just returned in early October from 12 days on the Seven Seas, East of Flores. We were interested in an a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Suzi
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
White Manta Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat & Banda Sea   "Too many fish!"
Front Office Booking: The trip was booked with Explorer Ventures and the booking process is straight forward with no issues. Expl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Steve Dussault
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Pristine corals, abundant marine life, waaarm water"
THE GOOD: 16 guests & 15 crew = topnotch personal service THE MEDIOCRE: MV Indo Agressor very much in need of restoration. Fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard ]Forgotten Islands   "Wonderful diving, unimpressive boat. "
The corals, hard and soft, were beautiful and healthy There were large schools of small reef fish, jacks, unicorn fish, barracuda... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Ruth Lindner
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Diving in Paradise"
This was our third time on the Arenui, a truly luxurious experience. Arenui means small waves in Polynesian. The boat is buil... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Arenui Fourth Cruise"
This report covers my most recent, and fourth, cruise with the Arenui team, in October 2018. My brother and I have been repeat cl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2018   François Cadieux
250+ Dives
 
Dewi Nusantara Full report LiveAboard Misool, Raja Ampat   "Great Diving from a Special Liveaboard"
Life is easy on this 3- masted wooden schooner, at over 50 meters the biggest liveaboard I have ever been on. 22 crew members made ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Renata Gasperi
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Jaya Scuba Republic Full report LiveAboard Komodo National Park   "Great diving and good value liveaboard"
Had a great trip with this operation and would dive with them again despite one major glitch. More than adequate boat, though bet... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   Michael A Replogle
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Arenui Full report LiveAboard ]Komodo   "Incredible Boat, Very Good Diving"
This is surely one of the very best liveaboards anywhere. The cabins were spacious and comfortable. There were reading lights ove... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Tom Baker
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard     "Great Trip on the Pelagian"
See my previous report - this trip was very similar in all respects except for: 1) Due to southeasterly winds the itinerary was... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Andrew Bernat
500+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo -- TemuKira Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "GREAT "WOW" coral reef diving; excellent guides, service, value!!"
“Best Crew” motto proved true for us! Wonderful ALL- INDONESIAN crew (and company—Grand Komodo Dives & tours is based in Bali—we fi... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2018   Sharon Bailey-Bok
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Grand Komodo -- Tarata Full report LiveAboard     "Superb diving & value, great guides, only advanced diving--K'rrren!"
This was our first return trip to the KOMODO area since 1996. At that time, we did not see a single other dive boat! Now many liv... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Sharon Bailey-Bok
1000+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Beautiful diving, crowded sites"
Dive Demaii contunes to have great service and is an outstanding boat. This was a charter with Coral Reef Aliiance so it was great... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Another enjoyable trip to Komodo"
This was my third trip on the Damai I, but it had been 6 years since I was last on the boat. The trip to Komodo was a continuatio... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi -- Pelagian Full report LiveAboard Wakatobi Atoll   "A Top Notch Luxury Dive Liveaboard Operation"
We’d already had fantastic diving at Wakatobi Resort for 2 weeks when we boarded The Pelagian, and we were looking forward to crui... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2018   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mermaid Liveaboards Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "First-rate diving with lots of variety"
This was the 10- day Bali- Komodo itinerary ( [. . . ] ), which typically offers 28 di... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2018   Harvey S. Cohen
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Amira liveaboard Full report LiveAboard     "Amira liveaboard"
This was my third trip on Amira, and my experience had some negative qualities. In particular, the dive guides generally under per... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   victor kenton
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dewi Nusantara Full report LiveAboard Banda Sea to Raja Ampat   "Banda Sea to Raja Ampat"
Would recommend the FM7 hotel for Jakarta layovers. Boat & tender crew were excellent. Weather was what was expected for time of... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Mike
1000+ Dives
 
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