Our Vessel - The "Sea Safari VIII"
The KLM Sea Safari VIII is a large and very spacious luxury Phinisi liveaboard. The classic beauty and elegance from the KLM Sea Safari VIII combines this traditional craftsmanship with modern conveniences, providing our guests with luxurious comfort even in the remotest waters of Indonesia. The ship spans an impressive 44 meters long and 10 meters wide, providing guests with an abundance of space and luxury.
Home Port: Kararu Dive Voyages and offices and the Sea Safari's home port is Benoa Harbour in the south of Bali. Port of embarkation/disembarkation will change according to the cruise itenary. Port of embarkation/disembarkation is listet on the iternary page. If embarkation/disembarkation is listet as anything other than Bali a domestic flight will be required from Ngurah Rai Airport in south Bali.
Climate: Tropical, ranges between 25 C (77 F) and 33 C (91 F)
Average Water Temperatur: Ranges between 20 C (72 F) and 30 C (84 F)
Photographer Facilities: Digital rental and course, digital camera and stills editing suite with 10 computer work staions fire wired to CD and DVD burner, slide scanner, 110/220 Volt battery charging station, camera work stations, light tables and loopes, E6 slide film processing and mounting, digital and slide projector, projection screen.
Diving: Dives are conducted from the Voyager's two 24 foot skiffs. Expect to dive a variety of sites including pinnacles, drift dives, sea mounts, piers, walls, slopes, muck and sand.
Max. Number of Divers: 18 - 20 (possible for full boat charter)
Crew on Board: 20 boat crew, 2 western cruise directors/dive guides, 2 indonesian dive guides.
Alternate activities during the cruise: National park walks, unlimited shore excursions, beach barbecues, remote village tour, fishing, ocean kayaking, water skiing, jungle trecks hill hiking, snorkelling.
Conservation: Active member of the NMTA, TNC, Komodo Foundation, mooring buoy project, beach clean ups, local village support.