Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review

Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review
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The Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard – Overall review rating 9.7 out of 10 and 5 stars

Are you’re set on scuba diving the reefs and waters of Indonesia? If you are, your next decision is whether you select resort based diving vs scuba dive from a liveaboard. But considering the fact you are reading this Tiare Cruise liveaboard review, it’s possibly safe to assume you intend to dive from a liveaboard.

Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review: A review of the Indonesia Tiare Cruise Liveaboard reveals a 36.5 metre (120 feet) liveaboard that accommodates up to 14 scuba divers across 6 cabins. A custom-built dive boat with luxury cabins, en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Diving itineraries include 6 days 5 nights to 12 days 11 nights.

Features of Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard cabin and deck

  • Features of Indonesia Tiare Cruise cabin and deck - double cabin
  • Indonesia Tiare Cruise cabin and deck - twin cabin
  • Tiare Cruise cabin and deck - spaciousdeck to relax

The Tiare Cruise offers liveaboard dive trips to Indonesia from 6-day 5-night to 12-day 11-night diving and snorkeling to the likes of Komodo, Raja Ampat, Forgotten Islands, also known as the Southeast Moluccas (Maluku Tenggara) and the Banda Sea.

If you want a luxury diving experience in Indonesia, this is the dive boat to choose.

The features that are included with your stay on the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard are as follows:

  • The Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard is 36.5 metres (120 feet) in length.
  • Designed for up to 14 divers across 6 cabins.
  • Cabins have air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, wardrobes for storage with daily housekeeping and a laundry service.
  • A large leisure deck and sun deck for those who love to sunbathe.
  • Warm water showers.
  • Western and local style food is served buffet style and fine cuisine. Dinning is served alfresco dining or as indoor dinning. Plus all day snacks and there’s a beach BBQ.
  • Wine and beer is available at an extra charge and a fine wines selection. Plus free soft drinks and welcome cocktails.
  • Specific dietary requirements can be catered for including vegetarian and vegan options.
  • Non-diver friendly for snorkeling.
  • Indoor air conditioned saloon with audio and entertainment.
  • Scuba diving facilities include: DIN adaptors, paid-for nitrox available, sidemount diving, a camera station with a separate rinse area for underwater cameras and equipment and scuba gear rentals. Plus tenders are used for diving.
  • Free internet.
  • Family friendly with family cabins.
  • You can have a massage as an optional extra.
  • For extra fun there are kayaks on board.

You can check the Tiare Cruise liveaboard availability and prices here.

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Indonesia Tiare Cruise scuba diving review

Indonesia Tiare Cruise scuba diving review
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The diving from the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard has an Exceptional review rating and she was custom-built for scuba diving.

On this scuba diving liveaboard, you’ll be in the hands of experienced and professional crew.

Search for your favourite Indonesia Liveaboard here:

Table of Indonesia liveaboards

This list of Indonesia liveaboards is in descending customer rating order, followed by Scuba Diving Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating, see below), so the liveaboards with the highest customer rating and the best SDE lux rating will be at the top of the list. If you want to change the list order, use the “Sort by” dropdown below.

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Review Link: MV Seaisee; Booking Link: MV Seaisee 10 90% YES NO YES YES YES
Review Link: Jakaré; Booking Link: Jakaré 10 81% YES YES YES YES YES
Review Link: Leyla; Booking Link: Leyla 10 73% YES YES YES NO YES
Review Link: Wisesa; Booking Link: Wisesa 10 71% YES YES YES NO YES
Review Link: Seven Seas; Booking Link: Seven Seas 10 71% NO NO YES YES YES
Review Link: Cahaya Bersama; Booking Link: Cahaya Bersama 10 63% YES YES YES NO YES
Review Link: MV Tarata; Booking Link: MV Tarata 10 52% NO NO YES YES NO
Review Link: MV Blue Manta; Booking Link: MV Blue Manta 9.9 69% NO YES YES YES YES
Review Link: Tiare Cruise; Booking Link: Tiare Cruise 9.7 87% YES YES YES YES YES
Review Link: Mutiara Laut; Booking Link: Mutiara Laut 9.7 85% YES YES YES YES YES
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The Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating) is explained on each liveaboard review when you click the “Discover Liveaboard” link, and is my own Liveaboard Luxury Rating I’ve assigned to all liveaboards. Choosing between liveaboards is helped by customer scores, and if you get stuck choosing between two or three liveaboards, where each one has a high customer score out of 10, you can use the SDE Luxury Rating to help narrow down your choice.

Think about it like using Booking.com when searching for the best hotel. Booking.com also use a customer score where each customer rates hotels out of 10. This is similar to the liveaboard customer rating, which is also rated out of 10. But let’s say you only like to stay in hotels rated 8 and above on Booking.com, but you also want the hotel to have WIFI or parking, or to have a swimming pool etc. The features each hotel has is usually secondary to the score out of 10.

Scuba diving options on the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard:

Examples of the dive itineraries on the Tiare Cruise liveaboard.

  • Komodo South & North (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo) – 12 days 11 nights trip. Approx. 33 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • North & South Komodo (Labuan Bajo – Bali) – 8 days 7 nights trip. Approx. 18 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • North & South Komodo (Bali – Labuan Bajo) – 8 days 7 nights trip. Approx. 18 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • Komodo North (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo) – 6 days 5 nights trip. Approx. 16 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • Komodo & Maumere (Labuan Bajo-Maumere) – 10 days 9 nights trip. Approx. 29 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.
  • Komodo North (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo) – 7 days 6 nights trip. Approx. 18 dives in total. Advanced Open Water Diver – 10 minimum logged dives required.

The diving in Indonesia

The diving in Indonesia is varied and interesting with some deep dives, which can be up to 30 metres (98 feet) and there are night dives too. The Tiare Cruise is about including most experience levels of scuba diver requiring only 10 logged dives, but you will need Advance Open Water divers or similar diver certification.

On most of these dive trips divers will see a variety of marine life. This includes bump head wrasse, snapper, blunt head parrotfish, nudibranchs, pygmy seahorses, moray eels, snake eels, frog fish, octopus, large schools of reef fish and turtles.

Various shark species including grey reef sharks, thresher, black tips, silver tip sharks, hammerheads, wobbegong shark, epaulet sharks, tiger sharks, bull sharks and the occasional whale shark. Rays which include eagle rays, manta rays, marble rays and Mobular rays.

Plus there’s is the chance you’ll see pilot whales, the occasional migrating blue whale, dolphins and dugongs.

Always remember you are diving with nature and what you see on the trip you choose will depend on the time of year, time of day and many other factors.

You may also get the opportunity on some trips to dive the most beautiful shipwrecks of Indonesia too.

You can check the Tiare Cruise liveaboard availability and prices here.

Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review by customers

Scuba divers that have stayed on the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review comments include:

  • Raja Ampat done in style – such a wonderful adventure!
  • Recommended for: The Indonesian crew worked tirelessly and always with a smile, the casual chicness of the gorgeous boat and the amazing dive sites – like nothing I have seen and overload of Mantas!
  • Best liveaboard ever!
  • Our Misool sites were blizzards of fish and the healthiest soft and hard corals We’ve ever seen;
  • Quality bar none, will do Tiare Cruise again, enjoyed the whole experience;

Customer reviews from around the globe

There are many great reviews from all around the World. This includes from the Australia to the United States of America and Europe. To see more of the Tiare Cruise reviews please click here to read them.

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Here’s a review by a customer who rated the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard 10 out of 10 and 5 stars:

How to Celebrate a Birthday.Celebrating my 73rd birthday on board with my daughter, the crew and other divers was a wonderful and very special experience. Time spent talking with the other divers and the crew. The epic diving including the manta cleaning station and school of devil rays, the various sharks (e.g., woebegone and walking), staggering beautiful coral and abundant and unusual fish life. The services connected with the diving including the terrific dive guides. The nights spent on the deck looking at the stars. All in all a perfect vacation and the Tiare is recommended without any hesitation.” Recommended for: The entire crew and the wonderful customer service. The excellence of the accommodations and the food. The great (and safe) diving).

Robert B, United States of America

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I hope you enjoyed this article about the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review

I’d love to hear from you. Tell us about your adventures of diving and snorkelling. Please use the comments section below.

Please share your underwater photos and videos. Either from your underwater cameras or videos from your waterproof go-pro’s!

If you’ve dived in Indonesia and in particular on the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard, please share your experiences.

If this article hasn’t answered all of your questions, or if you have more questions either about snorkelling or scuba diving (or specifically about the Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review), please comment below with your questions.

There will also be many more articles about scuba and scuba diving safety tips (and on snorkelling too) for you to read and learn about this fabulous sport.

Have fun and be safe! #Indonesia liveaboard diving

Indonesia Tiare Cruise liveaboard review

Article written by Russell Bowyer who has been a scuba diver since diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1989. After his first dive he trained as a BSAC diver in the UK. He attained his Diver Leader certification with BSAC. He then went on to become a scuba diving instructor, teaching others how to dive and was voted as Diving Officer and Treasurer for the Saffron Walden BSAC club too. Russell has dived all over the world, including the UK, on liveaboards in the Red Sea, the Caribbean, South Africa and the USA. Russell is experienced in all dive types, including drift diving, deep dives that involved decompression stops and recreational dives too.

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