General

Shenron Livearboad Komodo

Shenron Liveaboard

The Liveaboard “SHENRON“ is a Phinisi boat: a traditional Indonesia wooden sailing ship built in 2017 and modified in JULY 2019. This liveabroad take divers to explore one of the best dive spots in the world  – the UNESCO protected Komodo National Park. You have the opportunity to sail through remote areas of Komodo National Park. This include visiting North, Central & South Komodo.

This boat offers liveaboard trips of 3, 4, 5 or 7 days.

An amazing Indonesian chef will prepare culinary delights on board several times daily.

All trips include hikes on Rinca island to track down and discover the legendary & Jurassic Komodo Dragons. Opportunities for swimming and discovering pristine and white sandy beaches are available.
On the 4 & 5 day trips, hiking Padar & Gili Lawat are included.
On the 7 days trip North Komodo is included such as Gili Banta and a special surprise !

For those interested who are not Advanced Open Water certified, we require you to take the Deep & Night Adventure dives on board for an additional cost. These dives would count towards completing your Advanced Open Water course if desired in a near future.

Shenron Livearboad Komodo

Packages

3 Days / 2 Nights 9 Dives, Central, North & Trekking KOMODO

  • Day 1: 2 dives Central + Night Dive
  • Day 2: Trekking in Rinca + 2 dives Central & Night Dive
  • Day 3: 3 dives on North Side : Crystal Rock, Castle Rock & Cauldron
  • End of Dive 2PM

4 Days / 3 nights 12 Dives , Central, South & North , Rinca & Trekking PADAR

  • Day 1: 3 Dives & Night dive
  • Day 2: Hiking in Rinca + 2 Dives
  • Day 3: Hiking in Padar + 2 dives & Night dive
  • Day 4: 3 dives on North Side : Crystal Rock, Castle rock & Cauldron End Of Dive 2PM

5 days / 4 nights to South Komodo & Padar

On this trip we will visit the dive sites in the south part of Komodo National Park, which are only accessible by liveaboard due to their remote location. We will dive at South Rinca, Nusa Kode, Padar and South Komodo Island. Apart from diving some of the most amazing scuba diving spots in Komodo, this program includes a small hike on the famous Padar Island for a stunning view over the landscape . You will also spot from our speed boat the famous Komodo dragons in the wild .

The program below of this liveaboard is not fixed since this depends heavily on current and weather conditions. Planning & Dive sites will be determined by the crew during the trip based on tides, current, sea- and weather conditions. The following program is an example how a south trip could be composed.

  • Day 1: Departure from Labuan Bajo around 8/9.00 Am, 2 dives & 1 night dive
  • Day 2: 3 Dives in South Rinca
  • Day 3: Cruise to South Komodo (following meteo), 1 or 2 dives on Manta Alley + 1 Night Dive
  • Day 4: 1 dive around South Komodo, 2 Dives in Padar (ex: Three Sisters, Pilaarsteen (Stone Pillar), Secret Garden), Trekking on Padar.
  • Day 5: 1 Dive in Padar Padar, 2 dives in Central Komodo (ex: Batu Bolong & Siaba Kecil) Return to Labuan Bajo around 5/6.00 PM.
  • Total of 15 dives with 2 night dives.

5 days / 6 nights : NORTH to South Komodo & Padar

On this trip we will visit the dive sites in the south part of Komodo National Park, which are only accessible by liveaboard due to their remote location. we are doing a special trip of 1 week around Komodo & Banta Island.

  • Day 1: Departure from Labuan Bajo around 8/9.00 Am, 2 dives & 1 night dive
  • Day 2: 3 Dives in Central Komodo
  • Day 3: 3 dives in North Komodo
  • Day 4: 3 dives in North Komodo
  • Day 5: Cruise to South Komodo (following meteo), 1 or 2 dives on Manta Alley + 1 Night Dive
  • Day 6: 1 dive around South Komodo, 2 Dives in Padar (ex: Three Sisters, Pilaarsteen (Stone Pillar), Secret Garden), Trekking on Padar.
  • Day 7: 1 Dive in Padar Padar, 2 dives in Central Komodo (ex: Batu Bolong & Siaba Kecil) Return to Labuan Bajo around 5/6.00 PM.
  • Total of 21 dives with 3 night dive.

Livebroad Komodo

Excluded

  • Transfer to/from the airport to Dragon Dive Komodo in Labuan Bajo is not included but can be arranged.
  • Smb, lamps,  and computers can be rented if desired.
  • Aeroplane tickets
  • Visas, airport charges and extra luggage
  • Cancellation, diving incident, travel and repatriation insurance are not included (We can organise DAN insurance for the duration of your trip)
  • Soft drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Crew tips (keep aside 25 USD)
  • T-shirt
  • The reusable aluminium containers and mugs available must remain on board
  • Port, Komodo Marine Park: Rp 275,000 per person per day (& 375,000 per holiday), per departure.
  • Rinca rangers & hiking fees
  • Basic equipment (bcd, reg, wetsuit, mask, fins, weights, tank)
  • Course Deep & Night

Cabin Types

  • 1 dorm of 4 pax located on top floor.
  • 1 dorm with 4 beds located on the middle floor.
  • 4 double bed in Dorm room at the front of the boat.

Boat Specification

  • Length: 24 Meters
  • Width: 4,5 Meters
  • Materials: Ironwood Hool & Teak wood
  • Capacity: 120 Tons
  • Building Year: 2017
  • Speed Up to 12 Knots/Hour
  • Engines : 6 Cylinder Mitshubishi & 4 Cylinder backup
  • Electricity: 220 V
  • Backup Electricity Battery Solar Panel 12V
  • Fresh Water: 6.000 Liter
  • Navigation: GPS, Compass
  • Communication: VHF Radio
  • 2 Speedboat
  • Renovation made in 2019

Boat Facilities

  • Closed Dining and briefing room
  • 4 Double bed Dorm Cabin
  • 2 Dorm Cabin for 4 pax each
  • All Rooms have airconditioning & en-suite bathroom
  • Open Dining room
  • Relaxing Top SunDeck
  • Air compressors BAUER Poseidon 200 & Coltri 270
  • New Closed Briefing Cabin & 2 extra outdoor Desk for Chill out

Shenron Liveaboard Komodo

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