Holiday Reference: TRP 34839

Holiday information

  • 1:4 dive:guide ratio
  • Enormous dive platform with easy access
  • Seasonal Komodo & Raja Ampat itineraries
  • Stable steel hull with twin engines
  • Your liveaboard accommodation is based on a deluxe cabin on a full board basis - your last night dinner is not included in your charter package
  • Soft drinks, water, tea, coffee and a limited selection of local beer and wine
  • All diving, 12lt international tanks, air fills and weights are included
  • Airport transfers for embarkation/disembarkation
  • International flights, domestic flights and any overnight stays where required are not included in your trip. Please ask your travel consultant for a quote to add these
  • Current Raja Ampat marine park fees $250 - fees may be changed by the local authorities
  • Crew gratuities are not included in the charter. Aggressor believe gratuities should be voluntary and based upon the quality of service the crew has provided. When settling your account on the final morning morning, the Captain will have an envelope for gratuities that will be divided equally among the crew.
  • Indonesian airports may charge a departure tax which must be paid in local currency. This varies from airport to airport. Excess baggage charges may apply. Nitrox for 7 nights is $100 on all Aggressor charters, kit rental, souvenirs or private guiding services are paid for on board.

Liveaboard Details

Step on board Raja Ampat Aggressor for a trip through Indonesia's big fish destinations. We are proud to welcome this modern, purpose built liveaboard, diving in Raja Ampat and Komodo, Indonesia. A stable, steel hulled vessel meeting all internatio ...

Step on board Raja Ampat Aggressor for a trip through Indonesia's big fish destinations. We are proud to welcome this modern, purpose built liveaboard, diving in Raja Ampat and Komodo, Indonesia. A stable, steel hulled vessel meeting all international safety standards, Raja Ampat Aggressor sails comfortably through these remote marine parks. Feel the thrill underwater and then enjoy the ultimate in relaxation on board with an experienced crew that are second to none.

The ethos on board Raja Ampat Aggressor is all about comfort. She sleeps only 16 divers across 8 cabins. All have individual AC with en suite and plenty of storage. Fresh towels are delivered to your cabin daily. The cabins are a selection of double bedded or twins, spread across the main and upper decks. Please do ask at the time of booking if you have any specific cabin request. The decor is bright and fresh.

Every one of the non diving spaces has been carefully laid out so you can relax and enjoy the stunning Indonesian views. The sun deck boasts comfy loungers as well as shade and a refreshments stations. Raja Ampat Aggressor is especially well equipped for underwater photographers. The central saloon has a modern entertainment area and charging station, as well as a light airy communal dining area. Raja Ampat Aggressor has clearly been built by divers for divers. No where is this more obvious than on the dive deck, affectionately known as the whale deck. This rear platform is the largest of any Indonesian liveaboards. It sits low for ease of entry into the water or onto one of Raja Ampat Aggressor speedy tenders. There are several camera tables and multiple rinse tanks.

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Itinerary Details

Dive the wish list destination Raja Ampat with one of Scuba Travel's hand picked liveaboards. This is the ultimate Indonesian dive adventure, packed with big fish to macro and mind blowing bio diversity.

Raja Ampat Discovery Description

Raja Ampat may be difficult to find on a map but it is a scuba diving experience quite unlike any other and one of the all time great Indonesian dive destinations. This is a vast expanse of sea, peppered with literally hundreds of tiny islands and coves, which means the only was to truly explore Raja Amapt is on a liveabaord dving holiday. The bio diversity is off the charts with walls, reefs, pinnacles, caves, mangroves and black sands, each creating a unique eco system - and this Indonesian liveaboard itinerary visits them all in one magical diving holiday.

As the name implies, the Raja Ampat Discovery explores this vast corner of the globe. There is much still to discover but Raja Ampat lies at the heart of the coral triangle and the reefs are in pristine condition. Areas such as Fam and Kawe boast an enormous quantity of schooling fish. Regular shark sightings at Fiabacet and Uraine are an undeniable highlight. Mansuar is the place to head for mantas and turtles. Epaulette and wobegong sharks can also been seen, rushing across the seabed at Waigeo. Snorkel with the resident dolphin pod in between dives! Macro lovers will be in paradise at Bantana or Kri where muck diving is the order of the day with a myriad of bright, colourful critters - some of which have only been recently identified by science! Pygmy sea horses, mimic octopus, cockatoo wasps, coleman shrimps... there is no end to what miniature marvels await.

The Raja Ampat Discovery is the dream itinerary if you want to try something new. With so much still to be explored, you can witness new dive sites and undiscovered marine species. Photographers should make this a must see destination. Diving conditions can vary enormously from site to site so it is advisable to be advanced and comfortable with drift dive procedures. Nitrox is available on board but this is not a technical itinerary. Raja Ampat truly delivers a trip of discovery - this is an adventure into a world that few other divers will ever visit. Drop out of the rat race and let the dedicated guides and crew spoil you. Splash from the back dive deck into a marine wonderland that will leave you speachless each and every day.

You can dive Raja Ampat from several liveaboards, each offering different trip durations. This means that the exact itinerary will depend on which boat and duration you chose. Please ask your travel consultant at the time of booking to outline in more detail your proposed itinerary and dive sites.

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Your holiday details

Dive the richest coral reef eco system in the world on board the Raja Ampat Aggressor! Your trip starts on arrival in Sorong, where you board Raja Ampat Aggressor. Your holiday package is based on a deluxe cabin on a full board basis. Beverages (soft beverages, local beer and wine with dinner) are complimentary while onboard. A 12lt tank, weights and air fills are included. There are usually 3/4 dives a day, all fully guided. Excluded are marine park fees $250, additional alcohol, kit hire, nitrox (7 nights $100, 10 nights $150) and any souvenirs or private guiding services. Please have some local currency as departure taxes and overweight baggage charges MUST be paid in IDR. UK passport holders are able to obtain an Indonesian tourist visa on arrival.
This holiday excludes international flights to Jakarta CGK or domestic flights to Sorong. Please confirm your boat space, embarkation and disembarkation times with your travel consultant before booking and confirming any flights yourself. We are able to add flights with a wide range of airlines, including regional departures. Please ask your consultant for competitive quote for any flight option. You will typically require a night in Jakarta before and possibly after your liveaboard, which can be added to your booking on request.

* prices are subject to change according to availability at the time of booking


 

Your Personal Information


Please DO NOT book any connecting flights, insurance, or additional parts to this holiday as your trip is subject to availability and will NOT be confirmed until you have spoken with our operators. If you have any requests beyond our normal itineraries please note them in the comments and we will discuss these with you when we call to arrange your holiday.

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