Liveaboard Diving: What You Need to Know

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

Liveaboard Diving : What You Need to Know


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

“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 take 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 in 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. Because you often face a tight time constraint on your daily activities, you do one or two diving days during your whole holiday. Doing liveaboard diving will give you exclusive access to exciting marine encounters.

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

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

Everything on board is catered for around diving, which means you 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 spending 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.

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 to see first-class views both underwater and on land.

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

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

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

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 into a world filled with bright, colourful coral reefs and various marine animals like turtles, manta rays, reef sharks, and much more!

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 seeing 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.

Dragon Dive Komodo Liveaboard “Shenron”

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Photo: Shenron Komodo liveaboard

Explore the UNESCO Komodo National Park in comfort onboard Shenron, a traditional Indonesian wooden sailing boat. Shenron liveaboard accommodation includes air condition rooms and a relaxing sundeck area. Bathrooms are two shared and located on both sides of the boat.

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Photo: Dorm rooms aboard Komodo liveaboard Shenron

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

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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 abundant marine life.

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

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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.

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Photo: book a Komodo liveaboard for a dream diving holiday