MSY Aurora Indonesia Komodo Liveaboard Diving Review

Liveaboard Review Introduction

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Liveaboard Quick Review The MSY Aurora Liveaboard is a 42m (138f) Indonesia Komodo diving safari boat for up to 18 guests accommodated across 8 cabins and 9 bathrooms. This Indonesia liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.4 out of 10, is rated 'Superb', and scores 90% on the Scuba Diving Earth luxury rate.
Liveaboard Review Tips If you are looking for a superb Indonesian diving safari, a great choice is the MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.4 out of 10.
2. Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating Summary Diver Benefits: 89%, Liveaboard Design: 100%, Cabin Luxury: 71%, Onboard Comfort: 86%, Food Luxury: 91%, Drink Luxury: 100%. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 90% (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Komodo MSY Aurora Liveaboard costs from £226 per day ($301/€271)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora Liveaboard include: no internet.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The MSY Aurora liveaboard is 42 metres (138 feet) long, has 8 cabins and 9 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 18 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the MSY Aurora Liveaboard include: 4 Days/3 Nights, 7 Days/6 Nights, 8 Days/7 Nights, 10 Days/9 Nights, 11 Days/10 Nights, 12 Days/11 Nights, 13 Days/12 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: MSY Aurora).
Booking tips When booking your MSY Aurora liveaboard trip to Indonesia it's best to book your liveaboard first, before you book your flights. When you click the "Select Cabin" link next to your chosen itinerary and complete your details, you won't pay for your trip until Liveaboard.com confirm your booking with the operator. Liveaboard.com will email your confirmation, normally giving you 2-3 days to pay for your booking, which gives you time to book your flights to Indonesia.
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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 1.33 and for GBP to Euro is 1.2. For an up-to-date cost for the MSY Aurora Liveaboard, please visit this link: MSY Aurora.
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Liveaboard Discounts

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Deal Date Discount Price Before Discount Price After Discount Tour Days Liveaboard Discounted Tour
563 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date28/12/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£470 Price Before Discount£4,696.00 Price After Discount£4,226.00 Tour Days12days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
562 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date10/12/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£470 Price Before Discount£4,696.00 Price After Discount£4,226.00 Tour Days12days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
561 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date30/11/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
560 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date23/10/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£385 Price Before Discount£3,849.00 Price After Discount£3,464.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Banda Sea (Ambon - Ambon)
559 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date12/10/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£385 Price Before Discount£3,849.00 Price After Discount£3,464.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Banda Sea (Ambon - Ambon)
558 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date29/09/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£385 Price Before Discount£3,849.00 Price After Discount£3,464.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Banda Sea (Ambon - Ambon)
557 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date14/09/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£517 Price Before Discount£5,170.00 Price After Discount£4,653.00 Tour Days13days Liveaboard Discounted TourUnforgettable Cruise in Banda Sea (Maumere-Ambon)
556 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date03/09/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£327 Price Before Discount£3,270.00 Price After Discount£2,943.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourDream Cruise in Alor (Maumere-Maumere)
555 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date11/08/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
554 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date25/07/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
553 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date29/06/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
552 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date20/04/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£517 Price Before Discount£5,170.00 Price After Discount£4,653.00 Tour Days13days Liveaboard Discounted TourUnforgettable cruise from Raja Ampat to Lembeh Strait 12 nights (Sorong - Bitung)
551 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date09/04/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
550 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date18/03/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
549 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date23/02/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£470 Price Before Discount£4,696.00 Price After Discount£4,226.00 Tour Days12days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
548 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date13/02/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
547 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date01/02/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
546 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date20/01/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£470 Price Before Discount£4,696.00 Price After Discount£4,226.00 Tour Days12days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
545 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date10/01/2024 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£384 Price Before Discount£3,842.00 Price After Discount£3,458.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
544 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date28/12/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£427 Price Before Discount£4,269.00 Price After Discount£3,842.00 Tour Days11days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
543 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date12/12/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£427 Price Before Discount£4,269.00 Price After Discount£3,842.00 Tour Days11days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
542 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date30/11/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£427 Price Before Discount£4,269.00 Price After Discount£3,842.00 Tour Days11days Liveaboard Discounted TourRaja Ampat (Sorong - Sorong)
541 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date03/11/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£385 Price Before Discount£3,849.00 Price After Discount£3,464.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Banda Sea (Ambon - Ambon)
540 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date10/10/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£385 Price Before Discount£3,849.00 Price After Discount£3,464.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Banda Sea (Ambon - Ambon)
539 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date25/09/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£517 Price Before Discount£5,170.00 Price After Discount£4,653.00 Tour Days13days Liveaboard Discounted TourUnforgettable Cruise in Banda Sea (Maumere-Ambon)
538 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date13/09/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£328 Price Before Discount£3,285.00 Price After Discount£2,957.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourDream Cruise in Alor (Maumere-Maumere)
537 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date30/08/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
536 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date21/08/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£243 Price Before Discount£2,432.00 Price After Discount£2,189.00 Tour Days8days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
535 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date05/08/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£104 Price Before Discount£1,042.00 Price After Discount£938.00 Tour Days4days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Komodo 4D3N (Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo)
534 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date27/07/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£243 Price Before Discount£2,432.00 Price After Discount£2,189.00 Tour Days8days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
533 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date16/07/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
532 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date07/07/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£243 Price Before Discount£2,432.00 Price After Discount£2,189.00 Tour Days8days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
531 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date26/06/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£312 Price Before Discount£3,126.00 Price After Discount£2,814.00 Tour Days10days Liveaboard Discounted TourKomodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
530 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date21/06/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£104 Price Before Discount£1,042.00 Price After Discount£938.00 Tour Days4days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Komodo 4D3N (Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo)
529 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date16/06/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£104 Price Before Discount£1,042.00 Price After Discount£938.00 Tour Days4days Liveaboard Discounted TourThe Best of Komodo 4D3N (Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo)
528 Liveaboard/View OfferMSY Aurora Deal Date02/06/2023 Discount10% Liveaboard Discount Total£436 Price Before Discount£4,359.00 Price After Discount£3,923.00 Tour Days13days Liveaboard Discounted TourAmazing Bali - Komodo Cruise (Bali - Labuan Bajo)
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

    Diving Liveaboard Review Indonesia MSY Aurora Komodo liveaboard review in detail.
    Video Title What to Expect on your Komodo Trip with Aurora Liveaboard Indonesia
    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 any specific dietary requirement you have. This means you can relax in the knowledge that you can enjoy the food onboard this liveaboard. (You are advised to add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form, and to limit any 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 internet available on this liveaboard.
    Ensuite Cabins Cabins on this dive boat benefit from having ensuite bathroom 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, type of diving and diver numbers (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. The maximum rating for any liveaboard is 100%, and this rating is split between the features listed below. When choosing your liveaboard trip, I suggest you don't just consider the total 'Luxury Rating' in isolation, which for the MSY Aurora is 90%, I recommend you also review each of the features the Komodo MSY Aurora liveaboard has or doesn't have that are important to you.
    SDE Luxury Rating Total (Max 52/52=100%) 90%; total Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rate (Lux Rate); The MSY Aurora Liveaboard has 47 out of a total of 52 (i.e. 90%) possible benefits and features. This total percentage is an average of the following benefits and features:
    Diver Benefits (Max 9/9=100%) 89% Diver Benefits Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 8 out of 9 (i.e. 89%) 'Diver Benefits': DIN Adapters: YES; Dive Courses: YES; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: YES; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: YES; Rinse Hoses: YES; Shaded Dive Area: NO; Tenders For Diving: YES.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) 100% Liveaboard Design Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 9 out of 9 (i.e. 100%) 'Boat Design Features': Airconditioned Saloon: YES; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: YES; Indoor Saloon: YES; Leisure Deck: YES; Observation Deck: YES; Outside Showers: YES; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) 71% Cabin Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 5 out of 7 (i.e. 71%) 'Cabin Features': Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: NO; Daily Housekeeping: YES; Ensuite cabins: YES; Non-smoking Cabins: YES; Seaview cabins available: YES; TV In Cabin: NO.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) 86% Onboard Comfort Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 6 out of 7 (i.e. 86%) 'Onboard Comfort' features: Beach Towels: YES, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: YES; Deck Towels: YES; Internet: NO; Laundry Service: YES; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: YES.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) 91% Food Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 10 out of 11 (i.e. 91%) 'Food Features': 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, Set Menu Dinner).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) 100% Drink Lux Rate; The MSY Aurora liveaboard has 9 out of 9 (i.e. 100%) 'Drink Features': Bar: YES; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: YES; Free Soft Drinks: YES; Free Wine With Dinner: YES; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: YES.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

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

    Unbelievable, incredible dive sites, experienced operator. The quality of the reef in the remote parts of Raja is amazing. Some of the best diving I’ve done. Dive team is on point, they know the sites well and you’ll get the most from each dive. Divers are appropriately grouped together on experience. Boat team only add to this, service is high standard, small touches like warm drinks after the nightdive, midday homemade cakes are well thought out. NB. South Missool, Raja Ampat trip. Impeccable reef, large pools of fish, good macro. Less large pelagic animals.” Recommended for: Huge biodiversity, great dive guide, perfect service from the crew.

    Customer Review By Ranil C, from: United Kingdom scored the MSY Aurora 9.6 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MSY Aurora.
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    Superb Experience. Seeing the ocean going manta rays, living on a wooden boat for 11 days, getting to know the crew and diving the beautiful reefs.” Recommended for: The diving, crew and tour director.

    Customer Review By Jeffrey W, from: United States scored the MSY Aurora 9.6 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MSY Aurora.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1 Komodo (Labuan Bajo-Labuan Bajo)
    Itinerary Option 1 Detail
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    Itinerary 1 Title Aurora Liveaboard in Indonesia
    Itinerary Option 2 Unforgettable cruise from Raja Ampat to Lembeh Strait 12 nights (Sorong - Bitung)
    Itinerary Option 2 Detail
    Itinerary 2 Title Aurora Liveaboard Raja Ampat Indonesia March 3-17, 2019
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    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 44 times in total on the MSY Aurora liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the MSY Aurora liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Indonesia (Komodo, null_select, Banda Sea, North Sulawesi, Raja Ampat), 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 MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: NO; 10 logged dives: NO; 20 logged dives: NO; 30 logged dives: YES; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: YES.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the MSY Aurora liveaboard for your dive trip to Indonesia, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the MSY Aurora liveaboard include the following alternatives: Beginner/Novice (up to 9 logged dives): NO; Advanced Beginner (10-19 dives): NO; 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 MSY Aurora Liveaboard includes: Coral Gardens, Deep Dives, Drift Diving, Marine Life, Night Dives, Pinnacles, Wall Diving, Warm Water Diving, Wreck Diving, Swim-Through's and Caverns.
    Underwater Scooters Onboard Underwater scooters onboard: NO.

    Marine Life Reviewed

    Marine Life Species You may see the following marine life when scuba diving from the MSY Aurora Liveaboard in the Indonesia:
    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, 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
    Other Marine Life Species You may also see the following marine 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, Dolphins, Dugongs, Melon-Headed Whales, Orca (Killer Whales), Pygmy Blue Whales, Pilot Whales, Sperm Whales, Bryde's Whales.
    Video Title This is Raja Ampat (4k) - dive into the dream of biodiversity
    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

    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

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

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 42 metres (138 feet).
    Maximum Guests 18
    Cabins and Bathrooms The MSY Aurora dive boat has 8 cabins and 9 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard has 2 out of 3 (i.e. 67%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: YES; Sidemount Diving YES; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard has 4 out of 17 (i.e. 24%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: NO; 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard has 2 out of 2 (i.e. 100%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: YES; Library: YES.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Italian.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The MSY Aurora Komodo liveaboard has a customer review rating of 9.4, is rated 'Superb', and scores 90% on the Scuba Diving Earth luxury rate. This Indonesia liveaboard is a 42 metre (138 feet) dive boat for up to 18 guests across 8 cabins (inc. double cabins, twin cabins, double cabin with one single bed), and has 9 bathrooms. The MSY Aurora Liveaboard has aircon cabins, available for charter, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental. To book: MSY Aurora Liveaboard prices start at £226 per day ($301/€271)*.
    More Information To discover more about the MSY Aurora diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Indonesia you can do this here: MSY Aurora. 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:
    Searchable Liveaboard Countries Countries you can search for liveaboards include: Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Djibouti, Egypt, Fiji, Galapagos, Indonesia, Maldives, Micronesia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Polynesia, Solomon Islands, Thailand (If you want to search a country other than "Indonesia", simply copy and past the country name from this list instead).
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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 1.33 and for GBP to Euro is 1.2. For an up-to-date cost for the MSY Aurora Liveaboard, please visit this link: MSY Aurora.

    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 MSY Aurora 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 MSY Aurora liveaboard above if you've already dived in Indonesia from this dive boat, but also make sure you have fun and be safe.
    MSY Aurora 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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