Here Is What You Need to Know About Liveaboard Diving

Join the fun with Dragon Dive Komodo fleet and explore exotic dive sites in Komodo, Indonesia

Photo: Liveaboard diving, a stylish way to travel the world

The catch 22 of divers: “I’ve never done this before, therefore, I’m not ready. But how will I ever be ready if I don’t do it?”

By that logic, you wouldn’t have got your open water certification in the first place –never mind even thinking about going underwater.

Let’s be honest, scuba diving is one of the most rewarding adventure sports. Regardless of your level – beginner or experienced – age and interests, there is something for everybody. You’re on a constant learning process, whether that is taking your next step in your diving education with a PADI speciality course, or setting off to a new exotic dive holiday destination.

Chances are you’ve caught the highly contagious diving bug.

But because you are often faced with a tight time constraint on your daily activities, you end up doing one or two dives during your whole holiday.

Liveaboard diving will give you exclusive access to exciting marine encounters.

Going on liveaboard diving trips not only will it make you a better diver, but it will be a treat to amazing holidays!

Here are just a few reasons that make scuba diving liveaboard vacations so popular:

  • Dive, Dive, Dive, Eat, Sleep, Repeat!

Everything on board is catered around diving, which means you just have to roll out of bed and into your wetsuit and be ready to be amazed by nature’s beauty.

On average, you can do three to four dives per day. If you’re not Nitrox certified already, you might want to consider enrolling in the half-day PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality Course and spend more time underwater.

Did you know that Komodo liveaboards diving trips also offer night dives? If you believe diving is not limited to daytime only, grab a torch and shine a light on this idyllic aquatic world after dark. Sign up for the PADI Night Diver Course.

  • Get Your Money’s Worth

Truth be told, with your accommodation, food and dives included, you’re in for a deal.

Dragon Dive Komodo liveaboard diving also organizes hiking trips to nearby islands. So you get so see the first-class views both underwater and on land.

  • Dive in Places Where Day Trips Are Not Able to Go

Because of the distance needed to travel to reach some of the world’s best dive sites, day tips cannot go there. Most of these remote dive sites are wild and unspoilt by human presence.

Liveaboards diving trips will take you to breathtakingly beautiful dive sites that only a few lucky ones get to see first-hand. It really is unlike anything else.

Bear in mind, however, there are special rules and regulations for liveaboard diving in Indonesia. In your briefing, you’ll go over best sustainable dive practices to protect the delicate marine habitat.

  • It’s Not All About Diving

Just because it’s a diving boat, it doesn’t mean that you can’t take breaks and lounge on the sundeck. Scuba diving liveaboard vacations are also an opportunity to share travel stories with other diving enthusiasts and pick up some precious diving tips and recommendations.

Find the Perfect Komodo Liveaboard Diving That Is Perfect for You

Komodo will blow you away with its scenery and incredible diving opportunities. Make the most of your time with liveaboard diving in Indonesia. Dive in a world filled with bright colourful coral reefs and a variety of marine animals like turtles, manta rays, reef shark and much more!

Dragon Dive Komodo Liveaboard “Yoshi”

Liveaboard diving a stylish way to travel the world

Photo: Komodo Liveaboard Yoshi

Step aboard Yoshi, a traditional Indonesian wooden sailing boat for three, four- or five-day trips.

With up to 15 dives included (plus three-night dives), Yoshi floating resort comes complete with airconditioned rooms, en-suite bathrooms and a relaxing sundeck area.

liveaboard yoshi has air conditioned rooms

Photo: Liveaboard Yoshi has air-conditioned rooms

open dining area on Komodo liveaboard Yoshi

Photo: open dining area on Komodo liveaboard Yoshi

Depending on the length of your stay, you will have the chance to visit South, Central, North Komodo and all the highlights of UNESCO Komodo National Park – both on land and underwater.

To get a complete holiday package, you will have the option of doing short trekking excursions to stunning view-point island summits and to see the Queen of dragons: the Komodo dragon – a rare and exotic creature found only in this region.

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Photo: Komodo Dragon

Plan your perfect scuba diving liveaboard vacation with Dragon Dive Komodo. Join Dragon Dive Liveaboard Yoshi

Dragon Dive Komodo Liveaboard “Shenron”

liveaboard shenron

Photo: Shenron Komodo liveaboard

Explore the UNESCO Komodo National Park in comfort onboard Shenron, a traditional Indonesian wooden sailing boat. Shenron liveaboard accommodation includes airconditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms and a relaxing sundeck area.

Dorm rooms aboard Komodo liveaboard Shenron

Photo: Dorm rooms aboard Komodo liveaboard Shenron

Komodo Liveaboard Shenron has a spacious dining briefing room area

Photo: Komodo Liveaboard Shenron has a spacious dining & briefing room area

Shenron Liveaboard has a sundeck area for divers to wind down between dives

Photo: Shenron Liveaboard has a sundeck area for divers to wind down between dives

Liveaboard diving trips last three, four, five or seven days, with up to 21 dives and three-night dives included. You will reach dive sites only accessible by liveaboard and explore some of the most stunning dive sites, with an abundance of marine life.

You can make the most of your Komodo liveaboard diving experience and go on short hiking trips to tropical deserted islands, where there are picture-perfect white sandy beaches and the world-famous Komodo dragons.

Padar is the most unreal hike in this world

Photo: Padar is the most unreal hike in this world

Start planning your next liveaboard diving trip in Indonesia, join Dragon Dive Liveaboard Shenron.

Komodo liveaboard diving offers rewarding diving opportunities that will leave you awestruck. What are you waiting for? Sail away!

Read more about Komodo liveaboard diving and minimum certification requirements

hop aboard a Komodo liveaboard for a dream diving holiday

Photo: hop aboard a Komodo liveaboard for a dream diving holiday