Enjoy our liveaboard deals: -20% off on Raja Ampat and Banda Sea, and -10% off on Komodo! Dune Aurora is a 40m Phinisi with the comfort of a modern dive boat and the charm of an old fashioned ship, 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 runs seasonally dive cruises but also offers naturalist and cultural private charters for those who are not divers but still keen to uncover the secret beauty of the faraway Indonesian seas.
Last update: October 18, 2022
THE LIVEABOARD DUNE AURORA
4. PRICES, INCLUSIONS, EXCLUSIONS, T&C
5. DUNE AURORA LIVEABOARD DEALS
1. ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Dune Aurora is a splendid two-masted wooden Phinisi Schooner and can host up to 18 passengers in 9 cabins, with either 1 double bed or 2 separate beds. All cabins have air conditioning and private bathroom with cold and hot water -fresh from our water makers-, porthole windows for a continuous exchange of fresh air, daily cleaning service, bath and beach towels set. The large dining and living area includes a bar, comfortable seating spaces and entertainment center with Hi Fi and IPod Station, and Library and Video Library. On the stern there are a covered area for dining al fresco and chill out. On the upper deck there is a large solarium with cushioned chaise lounges, always available for sunbaths, sunsets and to look the starry sky.
Dune Aurora offers special facilities for photographers with a dedicated indoor camera room, camera recharging station with outlets, tables and benches. The dive deck is equipped with rinse tanks, showers, drying facilities and box storage for each diver.
Images of Dune Aurora Liveaboard
A friendly crew of 14 will welcome you aboard and will also take care of all on-board services to ensure a great experience for divers, snorkelers, or explorers. The chef on board will initiate Dune Aurora guests on the delights of Indonesian and Asian cuisine, at the same time that he will offer his specialties of international cuisine and vegetarian cuisine, depending on your preferences.
2. DIVE CRUISE DESTINATIONS
Dune Aurora dive cruises range from 6 to 12 nights, on an annual schedule of itinerant dive trips to the following destinations in Indonesia. Aurora Liveaboard is also available for charter cruises and exploration cruises throughout the Indonesian archipelago. If none of the proposed itineraries suits your needs, contact us and we will collaborate with you to build the program that suits your interests or those of your group.
Aurora Liveaboard regular itineraries
Komodo National Park: from June to August
Alor Strait: August and September
Ring of Fire: Flores & Banda Sea: October and November
Forgotten Islands: October and November
Banda Sea: October and November
Raja Ampat in West Papua: from November to April
Triton Bay in West Papua: November
Raja Ampat, Halmahera, and Lembeh Strait: April or May
3. TECHNICAL DATA
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.
DUNE AURORA LIVEABOARD TECHNICAL DATA
Year of built: 2008
Renovated on: 2010
Type: 2 mast wooden Phinisi Schooner
Length over all: 42 meters
Length: 32 meters
Beam: 9 meters
Draft: 2,6 meters
Total displacement: 189 tons
Cruising speed: 6-8 knots
Engine: Marinized Nissan 420 HP
Generators: 2 Mitsubishi & 1 Cummings
Fuel Capacity: 12,000 liters
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
Relax: Salon. Solarium
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
Crew: 18 crewmen
Diving: Tanks. Compressors. Tenders 3xRIB 465 Yamaha 40Hp
Special UW Features: Camera room & photo camera charging station
DUNE AURORA LIVEABOARD LAYOUT
Dune Aurora new deck plan and cabins distribution
4. PRICES, INCLUSIONS, EXCLUSIONS, T&C
The rates of Dune Aurora are per night, per person on double cabin shared. Ask for a quotation in your preferred currency, we can deal the better ex-change rate for you: EUR, GBP, CHF, AUD, NZD, CAD, YEN, HKD, SGD, etc.
Komodo: from €386
Raja Ampat: from €437
Banda Sea: from €446
Komodo: from €429
Raja Ampat: from €527
Banda Sea: from €532
What is included?
- Arrival and departure airport transfer
- Accommodation on board
- Full board: meals and snacks
- Soft drinks, drinking water, 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
5. DIVING DEALS
We have 20% discount on Raja Ampat and Banda Sea cruises on the right diving seasons! And 10% discount on Komodo cruises on the right season, too!
Komodo Dive Cruise Deals on Dune Aurora
Enjoy 10% discount in all our liveaboard diving cruises in Komodo on 2023
Offer period: from March 2023 to November 2023
Available cruises: 6 nights and 9 nights
Price: stating from €2360
Raja Ampat Dive Cruise Deals on Dune Aurora
Enjoy 20% OFF on the next diving season 2023 in Raja Ampat
Dates: January 23-February 2, 2023
Nights: 9 nights liveaboard diving trip
Regular price: €4833 - Offer price: €3867
Banda Sea Last Minute on Dune Aurora
Enjoy 20% OFF on the current diving season 2022 in Banda Sea
Dates: October 22-Novemeber 3, 2022
Nights: 12 nights liveaboard diving trip
Regular price: €5460 - Offer price €4368
6. DUNE AURORA CHARTERS
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