Alor Liveaboard 2009

Start:Friday, 01 May 2009
End:Sunday, 10 May 2009
Duration:10 days
Experience level:Minimum 50 Dive Logs or Rescue Divers (or equivalent)
Highlights:Max 18 divers.


About Sea Safari Cruises III (www.seasafaricruises.com):
Sea Safari III is a luxury LOB boat with a capacity of 26 guests. But for this trip we will try to limit the number to fewer divers for a better diving experience.
CABINS: 13 Air conditioned cabins with private bathroom, basin, toilet, hot and cold shower. Toiletries pack in each cabins.
RESTAURANT: Air conditioned, TV, VCD, one chiller showcase for soft drinks and fruits. A guest kitchen freezer.
SPEED BOATS: 2 units of aluminium and fiber boats, complete with the out-boat engines and 1 unit of rubber boat.
SPACIOUS DECK.
EMERGENCY: Inflatable Life rafts, life vests, reading buoys. Smoke detector in each rooms. Fire extinguishers, fire hoses, fire hydrant.

Link for Diving Sea Safari website: www.divingseasafari.com

Included:
Full boards accommodation & meals
Tea, coffee, bottled water, tea time snacks.
Cruise accident insurance.
Dive masters, tanks and weights.
Harbor and anchor fees.

Excluded:
Domestic airfare and airport tax
Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
Personal Travel Insurance
Gratuities to Dive masters and crews.
Personal items & needs
Itinerary:DIVING TRIP : ALOR Liveaboard 10 Days / 9 Nights Maumere - Alor - Maumere

Day 1 : Maumere (check dive if possible)
Flight from Bali to Maumere. You will be picked up by our representative and transfer to Sea Safari boat. Welcome drink will be offered. Cabin allocation and dive deck briefing will take place as you settle in for the diving expedition of a lifetime.

Day 2 & 3 : Maumere/Komba (Check dive / 3 dives)
Full day diving in this area.Famous for its Sarbete reef and wall.Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served onboard in between the dives

Day 4 & 5 : Ternate, Reta, Pura, Pantar (8 dives)
You could cover quite many dive sites for these two days. In Ternate, dive site named The Arch, a beautiful place where on the wall huge underwater cervices form a large arch at about 20 to 30 meter. There are whip corals and gorgonians growing here. On some of the over 3 meter long whip corals you might find the rare coral shrimp (Pontonides sp.). Another famous dive site is Babylon: good site for nudibranchs encounter. Also, Coral Cliffs, a steep wall with a lot of whip corals, some 3 to 4 meter long.

Furthermore, in Reta and Pura, there are many famous dive sites called Sharks Galore Clown Valley and Boardroom: This is a very good dive site for small critters like Mandarin dragonets, scorpionfishes and pegasus sea moths. Another dive site at Pura is north of the Jetty where actually you could still see some bubbles coming out from a volcanic source

Day 6 : Lamakera and Adonara (4 dives)
A few dive sites called Sea Apple Slopes: This is a good place to find the rare filter-feeding sea cucumbers called sea apple (Pseudocolochirus violaceus). This cucumber is round and of a bright red and purple color with white or yellow stripes and can also be found in the Komodo and Rinca islands. Pan Abang: This is the best place for small animals such as the wonderpus, mimic octopus, Rhinopias, ghostpipefishes, spearing mantis shrimp, frogfish, devil fish, pegasus and colemanshrimp.

Day 7 : Sarbete (4 dives)
Full day diving in this area.

Day 8 : Pulau Babi (3-4 dives)
½-full day diving in this area, depending on the condition. Dive sites like Paham, Wadang are one of the most famous dive sites in Pulau Babi

Day 9 : Maumere
No diving, we will observe a 24 hour no fly time, since our next day flight will be early in the morning.

Day 10 : Maumere
Prepare for disembarkation. You will be transferred to next destination. Your diving journey has ended and we shall look forward to welcoming you onboard again.

Itinerary is subject to change.

FLIGHT OPTIONS:

Denpasar(DPS) - Maumere(MOF)
Merpati MZ 684, 01 May, DPS – MOF, 12.45 – 14.55.

Maumere(MOF) - Denpasar(DPS)
Merpati MZ 685, 10 May, MOF – DPS, 07.10 – 09.20.


You are responsible for your own ticketing to Maumere, however organizer will try to give you options for schedule and flights later. It is recommended that we have the same timing to Maumere to avoid unnecessary troubles.
Please contact organizer or check with your travel agent if you are booking your own tickets.

Organizers are not liable for any changes or cancellation cause by the flight operators.
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Participants (16):
Dive center:Kapal Selam Dive Club (Self Managed)

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