MV Ari Jaya

Motor Vessels Ari Jaya

Ari Jaya,   liveaboard, mv,  cruises, mentawai, Cruise Ships, diving, snorkelingKomodo, Flores


“ARI JAYA” is a wooden boat, built from the most precious species of tropical wood from Flores Island. The lower part of the hull is made from pampa wood, the most resistent for the negative effects of salt water, the upper part from teak wood and nara wood. It has the traditional construction of fishermen’s boats from that region and it has been fully adapted for the requirements of a professional diving safari boat.

– length: 20m.
– width: 4m.

Main deck:
– navigation cabin, function of
a dining-room
– bathroom (WC, wash-hand basin,
– kitchen
– resting area in the shade
– diving space
– large and comfortable sun terrace

Starting and ending point: Labuan Bajo village, Flores island.

From here we sail to the area of Komodo National Park, where the dive sites are located.

The first dive sites are about 1,5 hour of sailing from Labuan Bajo. They are located in such way that every day we dive in a small area. It allows us to avoid long sailing during a day and makes it possible to spend time before and after a dive on the beach.

For the nights we anchor in quiet bays..

We adapt the itinerary of every trip to weather conditions, expectations of the Clients and experience of divers.

Depending on interests we stop in islands of Rinca or Komodo and organize trekking in order to see the famous dragons and other attractions. Trekking lasts about 2,5 hours and is led by the rangers from the national park.


We recommend a safari lasting one week, which could be organized at any time of the year. The time and number of days can be adapted to the requests of clients with a minimum of two persons.

For divers: 180 USD per day/person
For non-divers: 140 USD per day/person

Included in the price:
– board and lodging (three meals),
– mineral water,
– tea and coffee,
– three dives per day,
– transfer from the airport in Labuan Bajo to the boat.

Not included in the price:
– other drinks,
– entrance ticket to KOMODO National Park,
– equipment rental,
– tips for crew.


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