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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.


Mike Ball Australia Liveaboard

Mike Ball Australia Liveaboard

This 30m luxury catamaran explores the 450 mile Coral Sea includes some of the best dive sites on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef . Visit Challenger Bay, Cod Hole, exciting shark action in the Coral Sea, Ribbon Reef sites and many more.

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Komodo Indo Aggressor Liveaboard

Komodo Indo Aggressor Liveaboard

The Komodo Indo luxury live aboard offers 8 double or twin cabins for up to 16 passengers with ensuite private bathrooms, individual AC. A 98’ finely crafted twin-masted wooden sailing yacht built in the Pinisi style it offers comfortable cruising.

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Sipadan Liveaboard Celebes Exp

Sipadan Liveaboard Celebes Exp

A monohull 29m/99ft liveaboard offering 8 double and twin air-conditioned ensuite cabins with a maximum of 16 divers onboard. Explore the legendary diving location of Sipadan which conjurs images of patrolling hammerhead sharks, abundant, technicoloured fish and dozens of sea turtles. Visit nearby Mabul, Kapala and Siamil islands and famous barracuda point with 1000s of barracuda, schools of bumphead and flashing silver jackfish.

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Thailand Aggressor Liveaboard

Thailand Aggressor Liveaboard

Depart from Phuket Island off the the South West coast of Thailand, the 'Pearl of the Andaman Sea'. Year round tropical warm waters are home to famous dive sites such as the Similan Islands, Phi Phi Islands, Richelieu Rock where the sites teem with large schools of tropical fish, mantas and on occasions whale shark. 9 Staterooms accommodate up to 18 passengers.

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Philippines Liveaboard Azores

Philippines Liveaboard Azores

Philippines luxury Liveaboard in Puerto Galera. 107ft boat with 8 cabins carrying up to 18 passengers with air conditioning and private facilities off the lower deck. Well laid out decks with a range of photographic facilities. Itineraries vary depending on time of year but include all things great and small from Mantas, reef shark, schools & abundant colourful reefs to nudibranchs and pygmy seahorses.

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Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard

Wakatobi Pelagian Liveaboard

Explore Wakatobi aboard the Pelagian a luxury liveaboard. The Indonesian archipelago offers a huge range of marine life. No other place in the world has the colors, the corals and diversity of diving. The Pelagian is a 36’ luxury, ocean cruising yacht offering every conceivable comfort.

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Raja Ampat Aggressor

Raja Ampat Aggressor

The Raja Ampat Aggressor is a 100’ steel ship. Built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. Accommodating 16 passengers in 8 airconditioned staterooms. Offering a choice of 4 itineraries to cover Raja Ampa, Cenderawasih Bay, Banda Sea and Triton Bay.

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Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.