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A word from Dom : "The Indo Aggressor has been cruising Komodo since long before many of the other liveaboards. She has a certain old-world charm and avoids being too hard on the budget, making her a welcome choice for Komodo diving. " Dominick Macan
2 side-by-side twin beds or 1 king with picture windows
2 lower deck DOUBLE staterooms
1 queen bed each 4 lower deck TWIN cabins
large twin bunk beds (upper & lower)
All cabins have en-suite bathrooms & individual air-conditioning.
to 4 dives per day depending on itinerary (including night dives) all diving is done from the tenders 80 cu. foot tanks with DIN/yoke adaptable valves Water Temperatures: roughly 72F (22C) in the south a high of 84F (29C) in the northern region 5 mm wetsuit with hood recommended
accommodation & diving meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts transfers to and from the boat from domestic airport
international & domestic airfare alcoholic beverages (except 1 complimentary glass of wine per dinner meal) nitrox National Park & port fees & airport departure fees
CLASSIC AND BUDGET-FRIENDLY
Indo Aggressor, a traditional Phinisi-style motor-sailor, is 124 feet (38 meters) and actually hoists her sails whenever possible. On the top deck (bridge deck) you find covered and uncovered space, complete with lounge and deck chairs. On this deck you'll also find 2 master staterooms. On the main deck, there's a roomy, air-conditioned restaurant & adjacent small salon, complete with entertainment center, a TV & DVD, stereo player and an assortment of movies and books. with al fresco dining on the fore deck . The lower deck houses the remaining 6 cabins, all with en-suite bathrooms.
The diving area sits at the front of the main deck (surrounding the exterior dining area) and all diving is done from tenders. The Indo Aggressor offers a complete digital photo facility with a large camera table available for your camera and video equipment.
The menu on board is a combination of American & local cuisine and barbecues. You'll enjoy full breakfast menus, a buffet-style lunch, and tableside service for dinner. Beverages (soft beverages, local beer and wine with dinner) are complimentary while onboard. If you have any special dietary requirements, please advise us in advance.
Shore excursions are also on offer to cays and beaches (where available) where you may snorkel. You'll also have the opportunity to see the famous Komodo dragons, depending on current Park regulations.
LAYOUT & SPECS
Deck & cabin layout ... Yacht specifications ... Equipment & safety features ..... open
Built and maintained to the specifications of the local regulatory agencies and the regulations of the country of the flag.
The Indo Aggressor has been an Aggressor destination since 2001
Captains and staff are professionally licensed as required by the laws of the country in which the yacht operates and complies with and the appropriate flag state regulations and/or SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) standards. All yachts are required to follow Aggressor Fleet® Standard Operations Procedures (SOP). Dive instructors and dive masters are trained and certified by international recognized certification agencies. Each receives proficiency training and annual inspections to review safety aspects.
Generator(s) 110-208 ac voltage capable of supplying the yachts needs SCUBA air compressors with cascade storage Nitrox membrane system with cascade storage Watermaker with ample storage Support dinghies with outboard motors for shore excursions and scuba diving
Radar Magnetic Compass Depth sounders Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Multiple VHF radios Long Range Single Side Band Radio Satellite Phone (where necessary) Satellite Email (where necessary)
Hang bar for safety stops (where necessary) Complete First Aid Kit and medical supplies D.A.N. Oxygen System with 100% demand regulator Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Fire and Smoke Detection Systems Fire extinguishers and Fire Fighting Equipment EPIRB – Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon Life rafts & rescue craft Life jackets equipped with lights and whistles for all passengers and crew Full Complement of Safety and Rescue Equipment Emergency flares
The Indo Aggressor offers five distinct itineraries, each scheduled during the best time of year to dive in that particular region. There are 7, 10 and 11-night cruises. Guests are encouraged to arrive at least one day prior to the charter start date regardless of which trip you have chosen. The itineraries include: Bali to Komodo, Komodo, South Komodo, Labuan Bajo to Komodo and The Forgotten Islands.
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Komodo - Perhaps the most diverse of all diving in the Indonesian archipelago. There are seamounts, walls, canyons and pinnacles as well as the spectacular coral gardens. There a hot spring at an underwater volcano, great night dives on black sand slopes with creepy, crawly critters. Numerous sites tout pelagic fish, sharks & mantas but, be assured that at each dive site, you'll experience something different.
South Komodo - The boat embarks and disembarks at Labuan Bajo, Flores and the entire cruise is focused on diving South Komodo National Park. This is only possible in the 1st quarter of the year during the North West Monsoon. Mota Island and Mola Straits are available in this itinerary only. You'll dive with manta rays and occasional molas in Langkoi, experience excellent macro life, hordes of schooling fishes such as jacks & bumphead wrasses, view stellar soft coral growth, observe torpedo rays, and see bright sea apples in Mota Island. Plus you'll have a Dragon Walk at Rinca.
Labuan Bajo to Komodo - The boat embarks and disembarks from Labuan Bajo and the cruise covers northern Komodo. The highlights include schooling angel fish, octopus & turtles, some super macro life, excellent walls completely covered with soft corals, fish such as oriental sweet lips, schooling fusiliers & Napoleon wrasse ... plus, oceanic white tip and black tip sharks, eagle rays & manta ray. You'll also get Dragon Walk on Rinca, bubbling reef at Sangeang Volcano and the Bonto Village visit.
Bali to Komodo - Occasionally boat makes the trip from Bali, embarking at at Benoa Harbour in Bali & disembark in Labuan Bajo, Flores. You'll begin the cruise by sailing toTulamben, Bali where you'll dive the famous USS Liberty Wreck before sailing east to poular Moyo and Satonda Islands, Bima Bay, Sangeang Volcano and many other highlights of Komodo National Park. Along the way, there will be hiking in Gili Lawa Darat and also the walk on Rinca Island to see the Komodo Dragons. Divers enjoy the abundance and diverssity of hard & soft corals, the schooling jacks, oceanic white tip sharks, underwater bubbles from Sangeang Volcano, excellent macro life, octopus, manta rays, eagle rays, and occasional mola-molas.
International flights generally arrive at one of the following airports: Bali-Denpasar (DPS) ... Jakarta (CGK) ... Manado (MDC) ,,, but for these itineraries, Bali tends to be the most practical. If you are on a Bali to Komodo cruise, you will leave from Benoa Harbor in Bali. All other itineraries require a domestic flight to either Labuan Bajo or Maumere on Flores. We will be pleased to help you book your domestic flights through our Bali agent.
The boat's scheduled departure time varies depending on current domestic airline schedules, which can change, so departure details are not listed here. We'll inform you at time of booking and will keep you posted on any possible changes.
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