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Jakaré Indonesia Komodo Liveaboard Diving Review

Liveaboard Review Introduction

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Liveaboard Quick Review The Jakaré Liveaboard is a 35m (115f) Indonesia Komodo diving safari boat for up to 12 guests enjoying 5 cabins and 6 bathrooms. This Indonesia liveaboard has a customer review rating of 10.0 out of 10 and is rated 'Exceptional'.
Liveaboard Review Tips If you are looking for an exceptional Indonesian liveaboard diving safari, an excellent choice is the Jakaré diving liveaboard. Here's our quick 7 review tips of why you might like to book this Indonesia diving liveaboard boat:
1. Customer Rating The Jakaré liveaboard has a customer review rating of 10.0 out of 10, and is rated "Exceptional".
2. Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating Summary Diver Benefits: 8 out of 9, Liveaboard Design: 7 out of 9, Cabin Luxury: 5 out of 7, Onboard Comfort: 5 out of 7, Food Luxury: 10 out of 11, Drink Luxury: 7 out of 9. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 42 out of 52 (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Komodo Jakaré Liveaboard costs from £255 per day ($311/€291)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the Jakaré Liveaboard include: aircon cabins, available for charter, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental.
5. Cons A quick list of the main cons of the Jakaré Liveaboard include: no internet.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The Jakaré liveaboard is 35 metres (115 feet) long, has 5 cabins and 6 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 12 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the Jakaré Liveaboard include: 5 Days/4 Nights, 7 Days/6 Nights, 8 Days/7 Nights, 9 Days/8 Nights, 10 Days/9 Nights, 12 Days/11 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: Jakaré).
Booking tips Before you book and pay for your flights, you first need your itinerary dates confirmed for your liveaboard trip. 8 steps to follow: 1. Select an itinerary; 2. Choose a cabin; 3. Select number of people in your party; 4. Enter your email address and confirm; 5. Your trip will be held by the liveaboard operator until your dates are confirmed. 6. You'll receive a booking confirmation by email allowing you 2-3 days before payment is due; 7. Book your flights to Indonesia; 8. Pay for your Jakaré liveaboard trip.
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* Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the Jakaré Liveaboard, please visit this link: Jakaré.
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    Liveaboard Discounts If you're looking for a discounted liveaboard trip on the Jakaré, it's possible to find liveaboard discounts in excess of 25If no discounts appear above, you may find last minute deals in the itinerary section marked as "Xpecial Discount", as per the above image here: Jakaré.
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

    Diving Liveaboard Review Indonesia Jakaré liveaboard review in detail.
    Liveaboard Video Highlight
    Video Title Life aboard the Jakaré - Raja Ampat
    Flexible Booking This liveaboard has flexible booking terms, which means you can book with confidence knowing that this dive boat offers a free trip reschedule within 24 months if you are unable to travel due to Covid19 related restrictions (T & Cs apply).
    Nitrox Diving Paid nitrox available, which means you benefit from the many advantages of nitrox diving if you are happy to pay for it. The benefits include extended bottom times so you can spend longer on each dive.
    Dietary Requirements Catered For The onboard chefs will cater for specific dietary requirements, e.g. food allergies like gluten or lactose intolerance, and religious beliefs. This means you can enjoy the onboard meals. You are advised to add any dietary requirements to your special requests at step 2 of the booking form, but limit these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.
    Diving Courses This liveaboard offers diving courses, which means you benefit from being able to advance your diving skills. These training courses are an extra charge.
    Scuba Gear Rental You can rent scuba gear on this dive boat so you benefit from being able travel light and simply rent all your scuba equipment once onboard.
    Internet There is no WIFI or internet available on this liveaboard.
    Ensuite Cabins Cabins on this dive boat benefit from having ensuite bathrooms, so you can shower and get ready in private (Check when booking that the cabin you choose has an ensuite bathroom).
    Aircon Cabins Each cabin has air-conditioning, which means you can choose your own cabin temperature for personal comfort and a good nights sleep.
    Private Charter This liveaboard is available for private charter. If you charter this dive boat you have more flexibility over the choice of dive sites (with the captain's approval), the type of diving and total number of divers/guests onboard (subject to the maximum number of guests onboard - see below).
    DIN Adapters If you have DIN regulators do not worry as this liveaboard has DIN to Yoke regulator adaptors onboard.
    Relaxing between dives
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    Liveaboard Luxury Features Review

    Liveaboard Luxury Features The 'Liveaboard Luxury Rating' concept is to help you choose the right diving liveaboard for your Indonesia dive trip. This means you can compare this liveaboard with other liveaboards on a like-for-like basis, and makes choosing the right liveaboard much easier.
    SDE Luxury Rating Total (Max 52/52=100%) The Jakaré Liveaboard has 42 out of a total of 52 possible benefits and features. This total is made up of the following benefits and features:
    Diver Benefits (Max 9/9=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 8 out of 9 'Diver Benefits' and include: DIN Adapters: YES; Dive Courses: YES; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: YES; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: NO; Rinse Hoses: YES; Shaded Dive Area: YES; Tenders For Diving: YES.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 7 out of 9 'Boat Design Features' and include: Airconditioned Saloon: NO; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: NO; Indoor Saloon: YES; Leisure Deck: YES; Observation Deck: YES; Outside Showers: YES; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 5 out of 7 'Cabin Features' and include: Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: YES; Daily Housekeeping: YES; Ensuite cabins: YES; Non-smoking Cabins: NO; Seaview cabins available: YES; TV In Cabin: NO.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 5 out of 7 'Onboard Comfort' features, and include: Beach Towels: YES, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: YES; Deck Towels: YES; Internet: NO; Laundry Service: NO; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: YES.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 10 out of 11 'Food Features' and include: BBQ Area: NO; Beach BBQ: YES; Buffet Style: YES; Dietary Requirements Catered For: YES; Fine Cuisine: YES; Local Food: YES; Outdoor Dining: YES; Snacks All Day: YES; Vegan Options: YES; Vegetarian Options: YES; Western Style Food: YES; (Meal options include: Al Fresco Dining, Full-board Option).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) The Jakaré liveaboard has 7 out of 9 'Drink Features' and include: Bar: NO; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: YES; Free Soft Drinks: YES; Free Wine With Dinner: NO; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: YES.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

    Customer Reviews The Jakaré liveaboard customer reviews listed here have been chosen for you to get a feel for the scuba diving experience you'll get.
    Customer Review

    A truly wonderful boat and crewThe Jakare was absolutely faultless from start to finish. Nicolas the cruise director is incredibly professional, accomodating and enthusiastic always giving brilliant dive briefings before each dive and is clearly extremely liked and respected by the crew. We dived with Manssu who was a dab-hand at finding all the hard-to-find critters in Raja Ampat and clearly absolutely loves what he does which is so important in a divemaster. As for the wizzard in the kitchen Chef Burhan, he really made us such delicious meals 3 times a day which were a very good reason to come up from a dive! However this 35m vessel runs and works as beautifully as it does due to a collective effort by all crew members who were all just a brilliant. This was a 10-day Raja Ampat cruise and culminated in an amazing trek through the jungle to see the Red-bird of paradise which is such a unique experience when visiting this region. Look no further!Recommended for: Diving, Food and Scenery.

    Customer Review By Tancredi M, from: United Kingdom scored the Jakaré 10 out of 10; Review courtesy of, for more reviews and information click here: Jakaré.
    Customer Review
    Customer Review By from: scored the Jakaré out of 10; Review courtesy of, for more reviews and information click here: Jakaré.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Liveaboard Departure-Arrival Location The Jakaré Liveaboard departs and returns from the port none selected. Please click here: Jakaré to find out how to get from to join the Jakaré Liveaboard's departure port none selected.
    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the Jakaré liveaboard don't necessarily tie in with the videos directly below the itinerary heading. The itineraries are examples of dive trips offered by this liveaboard, and the videos are examples of videos taken when diving from the Jakaré dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1
    Itinerary Option 1 Detail
    Itinerary 1 Title From Ambon to Sorong: a JAKARE Liveaboard epic expedition trip ! (NOV 2020)
    Itinerary Option 2
    Itinerary Option 2 Detail
    Itinerary 2 Video
    Itinerary 2 Title Wonderful first expedition to Triton Bay! Jakaré Liveaboard
    Another Video
    Another Video

    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 30 times in total on the Jakaré liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the Jakaré liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Indonesia (, null_select, Banda Sea, Raja Ampat, Triton Bay), make sure you select the right itinerary for your diver certification level. Different itineraries include the following alternative PADI certification levels (or equivalent): No Scuba Diving Certification Needed: NO; Open Water Diver: YES; Advanced Open Water Diver: YES.
    Your Logged Dives When choosing the Jakaré liveaboard for your dive trip to Indonesia, make sure you select the right itinerary for how many logged dives you've done. Itineraries on the Jakaré liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: NO; 10 logged dives: YES; 20 logged dives: NO; 30 logged dives: YES; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: YES; Minimum 60 logged dives: NO; Minimum 80 logged dives: NO; Minimum 100 logged dives: NO.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the Jakaré liveaboard for your dive trip to Indonesia, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the Jakaré liveaboard include the following alternatives: Beginner/Novice (up to 9 logged dives): NO; Advanced Beginner (10-19 dives): YES; Intermediate Diver (20 to 29 logged dives): NO; Advanced Intermediate (30 to 39 logged dives): YES; Proficient Diver (40 to 49 logged dives): NO; Advanced Diver (more than 50 logged dives): YES.
    Type of Diving The type of diving experienced from the Jakaré Liveaboard includes: Coral Gardens, Deep Dives, Drift Diving, Marine Life, Night Dives, Pinnacles, Swim-Through's and Caverns, Wall Diving, Warm Water Diving, Wreck Diving.
    Underwater Scooters Onboard Underwater scooters onboard: NO.

    Marine Life Reviewed

    Marine Life Species The sea life you might see on your Indonesia liveaboard dive trip depends on the time of year you choose to dive, and on which Indonesia liveaboard and liveaboard itinerary you book. But ultimately the sea creatures you see when scuba diving is always down to nature itself. With these parameters in mind, the marine life you may spot when scuba diving on the Jakaré Liveaboard in Indonesia might include:
    Sharks You may see the following sharks species: Blacktip Reef Sharks, Bull Sharks, Epaulette Shark, Grey Reef Sharks, Leopard Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Short Fin Mako Sharks, Silky Sharks, Silver Tip Sharks, Thresher Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks, Wobbegong Shark, Zebra Shark.
    Ray Species You may see the following rays species: Blue Spotted Stingrays, Manta Rays, Mobula Rays, Spotted Eagle Rays, Sting Rays, Marble Rays.
    Fish Species You may also see the following fish species: Batfish, Barracudas, Clownfish (Anemonefish), Crocodile Fish, Frogfish, Flounder, Garden Eels, Giant (Great) Barracuda, Giant Trevallies, Glassfish, Groupers, Humphead Parrotfish, Jack Schools, Lionfish, Longfinned Banner Fish, Mandarin Fish, Maori Wrasse, Moray Eels, Napoleon Wrasse, Parrot Fish, Pigmy Seahorses, Pipefish, Porcupine Fish, Potato Cod, Reef Fish, Sea Horses, Scorpion Fish, Sun Fish (Mola Mola), Surgeonfish, Trigger Fish, Waspfish, White Eyed Moray Eels, Yellowfin Tuna.
    Other Marine Life & Bird Species You may see the following marine and bird life: Banded Sea Snakes, Barrel Sponges, Crabs, Crocodiles, Cuttlefish, Giant Clam, Hard Corals, Harlequin Shrimp, Jellyfish, Lobsters, Mantis Shrimp, Mimic Octopus, Nudibranchs, Octopus, Sea Snakes, Soft Corals, Squid, Starfish, Turtles, Wonderpus.
    Marine Mammal Species You might encounter the following mammals: Blue Whales, Bryde's Whales, Dolphins, Dugongs, Melon-Headed Whales, Orca (Killer Whales), Pygmy Blue Whales, Pilot Whales, Sperm Whales.
    Video Title This is Raja Ampat (4k) - dive into the dream of biodiversity - Breathtaking dives in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Kri Island, Indonesian coral reefs. As part of Coral Triangle Raja Ampat in West Papua has the highest biodiversity and the most colourful reefs
    Another Marine Life Video
    Video Title KOMODO DIVING | Best of Season 3 (Award Winning Video) - 9 liveaboard trips + 1 whale watching trip and around 200 hours spent underwater to put this footage together! A combination of aerial and underwater scenes captured at the park national of Komodo
    Another Marine Life Video
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    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

    Included In The Price The price of booking the Jakaré liveaboard includes: Airport Transfer, Beach BBQ, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Drinking Water, Fishing, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Hotel Transfer, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Port Fees, Snacks, Snorkel Equipment, Soft Drinks, Stand-up Paddle Boards, Welcome Cocktails.
    Paid For Optional Extras The following are optional extras when you book the Jakaré liveaboard: Alcoholic Beverages, Gratuities, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.
    Paid For Required Extras The following are required extras when you book the Jakaré liveaboard: Diving Package, National Park Fees.

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 35 metres (115 feet).
    Maximum Guests 12
    Cabins and Bathrooms The Jakaré dive boat has 5 cabins and 6 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The Jakaré has the following cabin types: double cabins, twin cabins, double cabin with one single bed.
    Family cabins onboard Family cabins onboard: YES.

    Advanced Divers

    Advanced Diver Benefits (Max 3) The Jakaré liveaboard has 1 out of 3 (i.e. 33%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: YES; Sidemount Diving NO; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The Jakaré liveaboard has 2 out of 3 (i.e. 67%) 'Underwater Photographer Benefits', which include: Camera Room: NO; Camera Station: YES; Separate Rinse For U/W Cameras: YES.

    Non-Diver Activities

    Non-Diving Activities (Max 17) The Jakaré liveaboard has 5 out of 17 (i.e. 29%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: YES; Glass Bottom Boat: NO; Jacuzzi/Hot Tub: NO; Jet Skiing: NO; Kayaks: YES; Land Excursions: YES; Massage: NO; Naturalist Itineraries: [naturalist_Itineraries]; Naturalist Guide: NO; Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly: YES, Sauna: NO; Snorkel Equipment: NO; Spa: NO; Stand Up Paddle Boards: YES; Wakeboarding: NO; Water Skiing: NO; Yoga: NO.
    Onboard Entertainment (Max 2) The Jakaré liveaboard has 1 out of 2 (i.e. 50%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: NO; Library: YES.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The Jakaré liveaboard has 5 out of 6 (i.e. 83%) 'Traveller Benefits', which include: Airport Transfer: YES; Available For Charter: YES, Budget Friendly: NO, Dedicated Local & International Crew: YES; Hotel Transfer: YES; Welcome Cocktails; YES.
    Languages Spoken Onboard The crew onboard the Jakaré liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: English, French, Indonesian.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The Jakaré Komodo liveaboard has a customer review rating of 10.0, is rated 'Exceptional'. This Indonesia liveaboard is a 35 metre (115 feet) dive boat for up to 12 guests across 5 cabins (inc. double cabins, twin cabins, double cabin with one single bed), and has 6 bathrooms. The Jakaré Liveaboard has aircon cabins, available for charter, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental. To book: Jakaré Liveaboard prices start at £255 per day ($311/€291)*.
    More Information To discover more about the Jakaré diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Indonesia you can do this here: Jakaré. But if you want to compare this Indonesia liveaboard with one of the other liveaboards from Indonesia, please take a look at the table below. If you are only interested in Indonesia liveaboards, select "Country" from the list of searchable options from first dropdown menu and type "Indonesia" in the search box:
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    * Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the Jakaré Liveaboard, please visit this link: Jakaré.

    Hope you enjoyed this review about this liveaboard

    Comments or Questions If you have more questions either about snorkelling or scuba diving (or specifically about the Jakaré Indonesia Liveaboard), please comment below with your questions.
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    Have Fun & Be Safe There will also be many more pages and articles about scuba diving and scuba diving safety tips (and on snorkelling too) for you to read and learn about this fabulous sport. Please don't forget to rate the Jakaré liveaboard above if you've already dived in Indonesia from this dive boat, but also make sure you have fun and be safe.
    Jakaré Indonesia Komodo Liveaboard Diving 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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