Far East & Australia - Liveaboards
Australia & the Far East is home to some of the world’s most exciting and sought after scuba diving and perfect diving holiday locations. Visit sites that haven’t changed since the dawn of diving to glide along some of the most picturesque and impressive walls and distant coral seas - dive holidays dreams are made of.
Visit one of the seven wonders of the world – The Great Barrier Reef which runs some 2000 miles along the north western coast of Australia.
Manado and Wakatobi off the north and south east of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Manado's Bunaken Marine park is within 30 minutes of the authentic and unassuming accomodation. Wakatobi offers the best of luxury accommodation & liveaboards. Both are world class diving locations. Photographers will enjoy diving in Lembehwhere there are specialist led diving weeks and camera rooms.
Layang, Layang off the coast of Saba is largely unexplored with 50m visibility and famous for hammerheads. This reclaimed 50 acre island offers spectacular wall diving plus giant mantas and morays.
Offering excellent value in the Far East is in the Philippines with some of the best diving in all asia. dive sites. It has the widest choice of dive sites from deep dives, drift dives, wreck sites and many more. Our latest edition to the programme is our choice of liveaboard to Sipadan, Borneo on the north east coast of Malaysia. See 1000s of schooling pelagics, visit world class muck, reef and wall dive sites - some of the best in the world. And finally, Thailand, ideal for leisurely diving, stunning beaches and perfect for non-divers too.
Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard - Wakatobi, Far East & Australia
For your diving & liveaboard holiday to Wakatobi - Indonesia, Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard is a 36m built to a very high standard originally as an ocean-cruising personal yacht and offer diving to Wakatobi.
A maximum of 10 guests in five comfortable cabins each with en-suite shower & wc, storage and individual control air-conditioning. Standard cabin has twin beds. Deluxe has a double and single bed. Superlux are more spacious with a queensize and single daybed. Master is the largest and most comfortable cabin with a queensize bed and sofa sitting area.
Air-conditioned throughout. Spacious dive deck with hot showers, covered outdoor decks and sundeck, multiple lounges and dining spaces. The onboard cuisine is prepared to the same high standard as the resort with chefs taking turns between Pelagian and Wakatobi.
Two 18ft custom-built rib dive tenders are used for all dives and are equipped with dual outboards, tank racks and secure ladders for easy entry and exit. Usually four dives per day tank/weights. Nitrox and rebreathers available.
Sample Itinerary (7 nights)
Wed Depart UK on overnight flight to Denpasar, Bali.
Thu Met on arrival and transfer to your Bali hotel for overnight.
Fri Morning transfer to the domestic airport terminal where Wakatobi staff are waiting to assist with check-in for your charter flight to Wakatobi. Met and transfer to Pelagian Liveaboard for seven nights.
Sat-Thu Enjoy six days diving with up to four dives per day, cruising the outer reefs and surrounding atolls of the Wakatobi archipelago.
Fri Return to Wakatobi and disembark. Transfer to the airstrip for charter flight to Bali to connect with your international flight back to the UK.
Note: 7, 10, 11 and 14 night liveaboard durations available on selected departure dates. Itinerary may vary due to weather conditions and vessel location.
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A non-refundable deposit of 35% is required at the time of booking. Final balance due 15 weeks prior to departure.
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Average Air temps: 26-30°C
Average Water temps: 26-30°C
Visibility: 20-50m. Average 35m
Top Dive Sites: Choice of over 50 sites including Tanjung Patok (over 400 species alone!), Brian's Choice (critters & corals), Teluk Maya, Liabale (ravines, caverns & overhangs). Liveaboard diving to Tomia Island - Cheeky Beach and Asphalt Pier (muck diving), Tanjung Baturtoro (sheer cliffs & caves). All manner of exotic & rare marine life - a photographers paradise!
Great Reasons to Dive in Wakatobi