MV Tarata Indonesia Komodo Liveaboard Diving Review

Liveaboard Review Introduction

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Liveaboard Quick Review The MV Tarata Liveaboard is a 26m (85f) Indonesia Komodo diving safari boat for up to 12 guests accommodated across 6 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 MV Tarata 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 MV Tarata 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: 5 out of 9, Liveaboard Design: 5 out of 9, Cabin Luxury: 3 out of 7, Onboard Comfort: 3 out of 7, Food Luxury: 7 out of 11, Drink Luxury: 4 out of 9. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 27 out of 52 (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Komodo MV Tarata Liveaboard costs from £166 per day ($203/€189)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the MV Tarata Liveaboard include: aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins.
5. Cons A quick list of the main cons of the MV Tarata Liveaboard include: no flexible or extra flexible booking, no diving courses, no internet, no nitrox, no scuba gear rental, not available for charter.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The MV Tarata liveaboard is 26 metres (85 feet) long, has 6 cabins and 6 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 12 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the MV Tarata Liveaboard include: 8 Days/7 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: MV Tarata).
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 MV Tarata liveaboard trip.
Discover More To find out more or book the MV Tarata Liveaboard you can do this here: MV Tarata
* 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 MV Tarata Liveaboard, please visit this link: MV Tarata.
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

    Diving Liveaboard Review Indonesia MV Tarata liveaboard review in detail.
    Liveaboard Video Highlight
    Video Title komodo diving trip mei 2018 MV Tarata
    Flexible Booking This liveaboard does not have flexible booking.
    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 does not offer diver training courses.
    Scuba Gear Rental This liveaboard does not offer scuba gear rentals, which means you will have to bring your own scuba equipment, except for dive tanks and weight belts. Click here for a travel packing list: Scuba diver Travel Packing List.
    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 does not offer private charters.
    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 MV Tarata Liveaboard has 27 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 MV Tarata liveaboard has 5 out of 9 'Diver Benefits' and include: DIN Adapters: YES; Dive Courses: NO; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: NO; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: NO; Rinse Hoses: NO; Shaded Dive Area: YES; Tenders For Diving: YES.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 5 out of 9 'Boat Design Features' and include: Airconditioned Saloon: YES; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: NO; Indoor Saloon: YES; Leisure Deck: NO; Observation Deck: NO; Outside Showers: NO; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 3 out of 7 'Cabin Features' and include: Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: NO; Daily Housekeeping: YES; Ensuite cabins: YES; Non-smoking Cabins: NO; Seaview cabins available: NO; TV In Cabin: NO.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 3 out of 7 'Onboard Comfort' features, and include: Beach Towels: YES, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: YES; Deck Towels: NO; Internet: NO; Laundry Service: NO; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: NO.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 7 out of 11 'Food Features' and include: BBQ Area: NO; Beach BBQ: YES; Buffet Style: YES; Dietary Requirements Catered For: YES; Fine Cuisine: NO; Local Food: YES; Outdoor Dining: NO; Snacks All Day: YES; Vegan Options: NO; Vegetarian Options: YES; Western Style Food: YES; (Meal options include: Full-board Option).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 4 out of 9 'Drink Features' and include: Bar: NO; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: NO; Free Soft Drinks: NO; Free Wine With Dinner: NO; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: NO.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

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

    Great trip, great dives, great crew. Definitely the dives on different spots, each was a wonderful experience.Recommended for: Dives, crew, atmosphere.

    Customer Review By Uwe M, from: Germany scored the MV Tarata 10 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MV Tarata.
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    Customer Review By from: scored the MV Tarata out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MV Tarata.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Liveaboard Departure-Arrival Location The MV Tarata Liveaboard departs and returns from the port none selected. Please click here: MV Tarata to find out how to get from to join the MV Tarata Liveaboard's departure port none selected.
    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the MV Tarata 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 MV Tarata dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1 Komodo (Labuan Bajo - Labuan Bajo)
    Itinerary Option 1 Detail
    Itinerary 1 Video
    Itinerary 1 Title Diving w/ Grand Komodo - Komodo NP, September 2012 - Komodo National Park / 5D 4N w/ MV Tarata - Grand Komodo Liveaboard
    Itinerary Option 2
    Itinerary Option 2 Detail
    Itinerary 2 Video
    Itinerary 2 Title
    Another Video
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    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 19 times in total on the MV Tarata liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the MV Tarata liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Indonesia (, null_select), 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: NO; Advanced Open Water Diver: YES.
    Your Logged Dives When choosing the MV Tarata 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 MV Tarata liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: NO; 10 logged dives: NO; 20 logged dives: NO; 30 logged dives: NO; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: YES.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the MV Tarata liveaboard for your dive trip to Indonesia, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the MV Tarata 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): NO; 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 MV Tarata 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 MV Tarata 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.
    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, Humpback Whales, Melon-Headed Whales, Orca (Killer Whales), Pygmy Blue Whales, Pilot Whales.
    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
    Video Title KOMODO DIVING 2019 | Episode 7 (August 23-31st)
    Another Marine Life Video
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    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

    Included In The Price The price of booking the MV Tarata liveaboard includes: Airport Transfer, Beach BBQ, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Diving Package, Drinking Water, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Land Excursions, Snacks, Tea & Coffee.
    Paid For Optional Extras The following are optional extras when you book the MV Tarata liveaboard: Alcoholic Beverages, Gratuities, Hotel Transfer, Local Flights, Nitrox, Snorkel Equipment, Soft Drinks.
    Paid For Required Extras The following are required extras when you book the MV Tarata liveaboard: National Park Fees, Visas and Fees.

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 26 metres (85 feet).
    Maximum Guests 12
    Cabins and Bathrooms The MV Tarata dive boat has 6 cabins and 6 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The MV Tarata has the following cabin types: double cabins, twin cabins.
    Family cabins onboard Family cabins onboard: NO.

    Advanced Divers

    Advanced Diver Benefits (Max 3) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 0 out of 3 (i.e. 0%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: NO; Sidemount Diving NO; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The MV Tarata 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 MV Tarata liveaboard has 0 out of 17 (i.e. 0%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: NO; Glass Bottom Boat: NO; Jacuzzi/Hot Tub: NO; Jet Skiing: NO; Kayaks: NO; Land Excursions: NO; Massage: NO; Naturalist Itineraries: [naturalist_Itineraries]; Naturalist Guide: NO; Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly: NO, Sauna: NO; Snorkel Equipment: NO; Spa: NO; Stand Up Paddle Boards: NO; Wakeboarding: NO; Water Skiing: NO; Yoga: NO.
    Onboard Entertainment (Max 2) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 1 out of 2 (i.e. 50%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: NO; Library: YES.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The MV Tarata liveaboard has 2 out of 6 (i.e. 33%) 'Traveller Benefits', which include: Airport Transfer: YES; Available For Charter: NO, Budget Friendly: NO, Dedicated Local & International Crew: NO; Hotel Transfer: YES; Welcome Cocktails; NO.
    Languages Spoken Onboard The crew onboard the MV Tarata liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: English, Indonesian.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The MV Tarata Komodo liveaboard has a customer review rating of 10.0, is rated 'Exceptional'. This Indonesia liveaboard is a 26 metre (85 feet) dive boat for up to 12 guests across 6 cabins (inc. double cabins, twin cabins), and has 6 bathrooms. The MV Tarata Liveaboard has aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins. To book: MV Tarata Liveaboard prices start at £166 per day ($203/€189)*.
    More Information To discover more about the MV Tarata diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Indonesia you can do this here: MV Tarata. 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 MV Tarata Liveaboard, please visit this link: MV Tarata.

    Hope you enjoyed this review about this liveaboard

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