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The dramatic-looking Seven Seas is a 33-meter (108-foot), traditionally built Indonesian sailing schooner. Cruise itineraries include Bali, Komodo, Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Alor or Banda Sea.
A word from Dom : "Always popular and usually fully booked, Seven Seas specializes in off-the-beaten-path extended expeditions. The boat has a fabulous crew and guests rave. With her relaxed atmosphere & elegant appointments, she's right up there amongst my preferred dive liveaboards.."..... Dominick Macan
2 upper deck DOUBLE cabins All cabins have a private bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning & ample storage. up to 4 dives per day all from the dive tenders accommodation & diving international & domestic airfare
king bed & picture windows
2 lower deck DOUBLE cabins
queen bed & port windows
2 lower deck DOUBLE / TWIN cabins
small double bed + twin bed bunk & port windows
2 lower deck TWIN cabins
2 twin beds & port windows
12 liter alu tanks
scuba gear rental (by advance request)
water temperature: 78 - 82F, 25 - 28C
3mm wetsuit recommended
meals, snacks, water, tea & coffee
compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
soft drinks & alcoholic beverages
scuba rental gear (by advance request)
use of satellite phone
2 upper deck DOUBLE cabins
All cabins have a private bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning & ample storage.
up to 4 dives per day all from the dive tenders
accommodation & diving
international & domestic airfare
Custom-designed, the Seven Seas is perfectly suited for diving Indonesian waters. On the upper deck, you'll find a large, super-comfy shaded lounging area at the aft, while on the fore deck is a sun deck which can be covered or uncovered ... and which doubles as exterior dining. n front of the bridge on that deck, you find shaded lounge beds as well. Evening sunsets and cocktails are the perfect combination in any of those areas. This deck also houses two spacious cabins with picture windows. The main lounge & inside dining areas are situated on the main deck and are fully air-conditioned, although all windows can be opened to let the breeze flow through. The fore deck, as is typical on a Phinisi, is home to the dive deck and camera stations. The remaining 6 cabins are all situated on the lower deck.
The galley sets out great buffets using as much fresh local produce as possible, including fresh seafood. The bar has a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including fine wines (at extra cost). Water, tea and freshly brewed coffee from the espresso machine are included & you can enjoy as much as you like. Do please let us know if you have any particular food requirements when you book. Seven Seas will do their very best to meet your needs.
You can enjoy onboard spa treatments, take out a kayak or one of the three speed boats to explore the beaches and mangroves ... or try your skill with a boogie board.
LAYOUT & SPECS
Length: 40 meters
Beam: 8 meters
Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Fuel Capacity: 18 tons
Engine: Mitsubishi 8M22 450HP V8
Water Capacity: 9 tons per day, 2 freshwater-makers
2 x twin-40hp 6.5m fibre boats (center console, taking 6 diving guests each)
1 x inflatable single engine taking 4 diving guests
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Iridium Satellite phone
2 life rafts (20 persons each)
40 adult and 10 infant life jackets
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Seven Seas explores some of the very popular Indonesian diving regions, including Raja Ampat & Komodo, as well as some which are less frequented & equally as spectacular.
Komodo: With dragons on land and a utopia underwater, you’ll find a stunning diversity of habitats and species in a relatively small area. There are high-adrenaline sea mounts swirling with sharks & pelagic species, canyons with feeding mantas, classic wall dives and sloping coral gardens, plus some FINE critter sites. Photographers, bring those cameras!
Komodo – Deep South: This far less frequented region features rocky canyons & pinnacles all covered with marine invertebrate life, striking colors and simply scads of fish. Night diving without a doubt is one of the highlights here with intriguing critters galore. Macro, macro, macro!
Raja Ampat and Triton Bay (Papua): Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih Bay and Triton Bay offer an unforgettable variety of experiences for divers. Discover species you’ve not found anywhere else. Capture photos of rare invertebrates & unusual coral species ... and see everything in between up to whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, and even migrating orcas, sperm whales and baleen whales ... if you're really lucky!
Banda Sea and Halmahera: The Spice Islands in the Banda Sea are revered for spectacular diving on some of the world’s richest reefs. You'll dive steep drop offs, peer at stunning hard coral and "step back" to take in great schools of fish life.
East of Flores: Sailing through rugged volcanic islands is a visual feast above water, while the dive sites range from macro / muck diving all the way up to some wonderful pelagics passing in the blue. Unique scuba diving.
The Forgotten Islands: Also known as the Southeast Moluccas, the “Forgotten Islands” stretch from Timor to West Papua on the island of New Guinea. Undeveloped, distant from population centers and far off any beaten path, these islands have been largely isolated from the rest of Indonesia and the world. Divers can expect schools of massive Bumphead parrotfish, storms of big-eye trevallies, loads of giant trevallies, Spanish mackerel, schooling barracuda, hammerhead sharks and a whale shark ... plus so much more.
Wakatobi: The Wakatobi region features some of the healthiest coral reefs you can imagine, with steep drop-offs which bring you eye to eye with some impressive schools of fish and massive dogtooth tuna. Dolphins, manta rays, whales, turtles, hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and dugongs can all be found here with some simply FAB critter moments, too!
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International flights generally arrive at one of the following airports: Bali-Denpasar (DPS) ... Jakarta (CGK) ... Manado (MDC). 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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