Built by traditional South Sulawesi craftsmen in 2012, the 33m La Galigo dive liveaboard is a traditional
two-mast Phinisi sailing boat. It was designed by an avid diver built with liveaboard diving lifestyle and
comfort in mind.
La Galigo offers year round diving in Indonesia, including Raja Ampat, Komodo and beyond, offering divers some of the most bio-diverse rich waters available. As well as enjoying up to 4 dives a day, 3 day dives plus a sunset or night dives, we offer a number of land excursions to explore the stunning scenery, including trekking, visits to local villages, beach barbeques and visiting the indigenous wildlife.
La Galigo has 7 privately controlled air-conditioned, en-suite cabins each with an American style deep spring mattress. Cabins are either twin or double bed. For added luxury you can choose ’The Suite’, which has everything you need for your ultimate liveaboard experience, including a fridge, a 48” HD TV and a private balcony with 270 degree-views.
The main deck is home to the spacious living and dining area, which offers a large TV, well stocked book case and many power points for charging and preparing laptops, camera and video equipment. This is also where will you enjoy the International and Indonesian dishes that the head chef has prepared. Vegetarian and Vegan requests can easily be accommodated with advance notice.
For further relaxation, there are outdoor living areas where you can lounge in huge bean bags or hammocks and enjoy the tranquil ocean breeze. The dive deck is located at the back of La Galigo with plenty of space to kit up and a dedicated camera area.
Our roomy lower deck cabins feature an American style deep sprung double mattress. 2 of the cabins remain doubles, to can be converted to twin beds. Every room has its own private ensuite with hot fresh water showers, climate control.
Room with a view, the upper deck master cabins gives you direct access to the sun deck. This cabin also features an American style deep sprung double mattress, both cabins have the option to convert from a double to twin beds. Every room has its own private ensuite with hot fresh water showers, climate control.
The grand suite is our premium accommodation, everything you need for your ultimate liveaboard experience. This huge room has a double bed, extra large ensuite, private balcony with table and chairs to maximize your panoramic views of the Archipelago, own private lounge rooms with couches and a state of the art 48” high definition flat screen TV, own private fridge, balcony with 270 degree views.
7 Cabins with 3 class types (Deluxe, Master, Suite)
Individual aircon control
Ensuite bathrooms with hot water
Overhead reading lights
Cupboards for personal items
Bath & hand towels
Universal charging points
Amercian spring mattresses
Safety deposit box available
Dedicated dive platform
12L Aluminium tanks
Full Aqualung rental equipment*
SMB, Reef hook, and computers (FOC)* (for the duration of the trip)
Personal diving and deck towels
2 x 6m dive tenders
15L Aluminium tanks available
Dive courses available
Western & Asian buffet meals
4 meals per day
Post dive snacks
Vegetarian options available
Vegan options available (Heads up required)
Possible catering for various allergies
Selection of international Wines for sale
Local beers for sale
Self-service drinks and snacks
48″ Flat screen TV
Library of movies, books, and games
Sundeck & shaded areas
Industry standard vessel safety and equipment
12hrs of emergency breathing oxygen
All crew trained in first aid
Primary and secondary care kits
Included on the Package:
• Transfers/ pickups from airport
• All meals and post dive treats, Tea, coffee, water and juice
• Complimentary toiletries
• Weights/ Weight belts
• DSMB with reel rental
• Reef hook rental
• Dive computer rental
• Dive guide services
Excluded from the package:
• Flight tickets / travel & airport to hotel transfers
• Dive and repatriation insurance – can be arranged
• Visas and fees / Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
• Ranger and Marine Park fees/ Rangers fees (on-land activity):
• Raja Ampat North: $190 per person, Raja Ampat South: $220 per person, Ultimate Raja Ampat: $285 per person, Jurassic Komodo: $160 per person, Ultimate Komodo: $190 per person
• Dive rental equipment $35UD pppd / Nitrox $25USD pppd, payable onboard
• Dive courses and certification, (price on application)
• Beer, soft drinks and packaged snacks
• Fuel surcharges**(may fluctuate with markets, you may be asked to pay an extra fuel allowance up to 60 days prior to departure, of no more than $150USD per person)
• Gratuities (preferred in local currency)
• La Galigo Merchandise
Length: 33 m
Width: 7.96 m
Displacement: 169 tons
Engine: Mitsubishi 8M22 450HP V8
Generators: 3 x 55 KVA Mitsubishi 220-380 V, all power on board is surge protected and available 24 hours per day
Speed: 5 - 9 knots
Water Capacity: 11,000 liters of fresh water onboard. We have a seawater desalination plant which produces 2500L fresh water per day.
Fuel capacity: 5.5 tons of diesel
Climate Control: All cabins and guest areas
Photography: Dry cabinet for cameras inside, wet area camera drying zone on dive deck, expert professional photographer guides on board, ample charging and downloading space inside
Entertainment: DVD, TV, books.
Dinghies: 2 x 6m tenders, each with 40Hp outboard engines for 8 diving guests
Radio and communications: EPIRB emergency locator, long range emergency radio, Satellite Phone, FM & SW Radio, 4 VHF and SSB radio, EPIRB, CCTV in engine room and dive deck
Navigation: Furuno Radar, GPS and plotter, 2x Depth sounder, extensive navigation charts
Safety Equipment: 2 life rafts (Maximum 40 people), 30 life jackets, 25 lifebuoys, fire alarm, fire extinguisher, search lights, oxygen, First Aid kits onboard, nearest decompression chamber in Denpasar, Makassar, Manado and Jakarta
Compressor: Onboard production Nitrox compressor, 1 x Coltri and 1 x L&W 280 air compressors with all aluminums 12 liter tanks with DIN and YOKE fittings
Nitrox: Available onboard