Scuba Diving Holidays on Aurora Liveaboard
Dune Aurora is a 40m Phinisi with the comfort of a modern dive boat and the charm of an old fashioned ship of other times, where you will enjoy a memorable vacation, not only traveling on an unusual "Floating Resort" that seems to be taken from the film "Pirates of the Caribbean", but also visiting remote and exotic sanctuaries of marine biodiversity. The liveaboard Dune Aurora offers too, natural and cultural cruises for those who are not divers but who are interested to uncover the secret marine beauty of the Indonesian archipelago.
Dune Aurora is a splendid two-masted wooden Phinisi Schooner and can host up to 16 passengers in 8 cabins, with 1 double bed or 02 separate beds, all cabins have air conditioning and private bathroom with cold and hot water -fresh from desalinisator water makers-, daily cleaning service, bath and beach towels set. The large living room offers a library, PC, DVD, camera recharging station and a large solarium.
A friendly crew of 14 will welcome you aboard MSY Aurora and will also take care of all on-board services to ensure a great experience for divers, snorkelers, or simple explorers. The chef on board will offer you a combination of Indonesian, Asian and vegetarian cuisine, depending on your preferences.
Aurora Liveaboard regular itineraries
Aurora Liveaboard operates in RAJA AMPAT, BANDA SEA, FORGOTTEN ISLANDS, KOMODO, ALOR, FLORES, but it is also available for charter cruises and explorative cruises throughout the Indonesian archipelago. If none of the itineraries proposed fit your needs, contact us and we will collaborate with you to get the program that suits your interests or those of your group.
Aurora Liveaboard is a Phinisi Schooner built by skilled master shipwrights and boat builders of the Traditional Indonesian Phinisi from Sulawesi. The maintenance of Dune Aurora Liveaboard is performed in dry dock once a year.
SMY AURORA TECHNICAL DATA
Year of built: 2008
Type: 2 mast wooden Phinisi Schooner
Length over all: 40 meters
Length: 32 meters
Beam: 9 meters
Draft: 2,6 meters
Total displacement: 189 tons
Cruising speed: 7-8 knots, with sails 8-9 knots
Engine: Marinized Nissan 420 HP
Fuel Capacity: 12,000 liters
Generators: 2 Mitsubishi & 1 Cummings
Water Storage: 12 liters
Water Makers: 6,000 liters each/day
Voltage: Stabilizer 220 Volt, 50Hz (110 Volt possible with mobile transformers on board) 2-pole plugs all over the ship and cabins. Emergency current through battery
Navigation & Communication: GPS, echo sounder, VHF-radio, radar, compass, 2 life rafts for 50 pax, life jackets, fire extinguisher, emergency oxygen, first-aid kits, mobile phone, Sat-phone with possibility to download emails on board computer
Cabins: 8 double cabins, all with a/c & en-suite bathroom
Crew: 14 crewmen
Diving: Tanks. Compressors. Tenders
Special UW Features: Camera room & photo camera charging station
MSY AURORA LAYOUT
RATES AND SERVICE ON BOARD
The rates of MSY Aurora are in USD but we can deal the better ex-change rate for you: EUR, GBP, AUD, NZD, CAD, YEN, HKD, SGD, and many others, ASK FOR A QUOTATION IN YOUR PREFERRED CURRENCY
What is included?
- Arrival and departure airport transfer
- Accommodation on board
- Full board: meals and snacks
- Soft drinks, acqua, tea and coffee
- 3 dives a day + 1 night dives
- Excursions according on board program
- Tanks and weights
- National Park Entrance Fees
- Harbour Clearance
Optional Bookable and Payable in Advance
- Domestic flights
- Transit night in airport hotel after or before your cruise
Optional Payable on Board
- Soft drinks, beer, alcoholic beverages, expresso coffee
- Tips to the crew
- Onboard communications
- Rental Equipment
- Dive courses
SCHEDULE AND BOOKING
MSY Aurora timetable has been scheduled with year-round diving trips in RAJA AMPAT, BANDA SEA, FORGOTTEN ISLANDS, KOMODO, ALOR, FLORES. Aurora dive cruises are custom length ranging from 8 to 15 nights.
FREE 1 night at Airport Hotel at your arrival in Indonesia to be fit since your first dive, complimentary by Cruising Indonesia
PRIVATE CRUISES AND CHARTERS
Creating the perfect charter
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