MSY Antares, liveaboard
Named after the brightest star in the Scorpion constellation, Antares is a splendid traditional wooden boat (ketch rig) built in Sulawesi and launched in 2009. She is comfortable and can host up to 5 guests in a spacious communal cabin. The living room/galley and the wide shady deck space can welcome up to 8 passengers. A Zodiac of 8 person capaci included diving tanks are on board to comply with all your diving needs.
Private charters from 3 to 12 days, from 4 to 5 passengers maximum.
Fabien, the French skipper, is also an experienced diver with more than 15 years of experience. Within the Komodo National Marine Park there are more than 30 diving sites; 6 of them ranked 5 stars on the international scale. The park is world-famous for its extraordinary marine life thanks to currents rich in nutrients and to the input of effort to protect the environment in this area. Open-water and Advance divers (PADI or equivalent) are qualified to discover these fabulous diving sites. In the course of a one-week cruise a minimum of 16 dives are guaranteed. On board you will find all you need to enjoy your dives safely.
The archipelago is full of outstanding and untouched sites. You’ll be able to see the smallest species such as pygmy seahorses and a great variety of nudibranchs (fans of macro-photography will be well-served!) as well the as bigger creatures. Reef sharks and manta rays are often around. Non-divers will also able to meet them while snorkeling.