Aurora - Indonesia LiveaboardInquiry
Why you should choose Aurora:
Included in the price is Nitrox, fuel surcharge and marine park and port fees for all trips from 2024, 4:1 guide to diver ratio, Free Wifi when possible, Beach BBQ, Kayak and SUP on board and an experienced crew.
Aurora is a spacious, double masted, teak motor-sail yacht, built according to the 'traditional Pinisi style' and designed for a discerning dive clientele.
As a guest aboard, you will experience modern comfort combined with the charm of a traditional boat.
She has been built following modern and environmentally friendly principles and gives you the opportunity to explore remote areas which only a few, if any, have seen.
Aurora can accommodate up to 18 passengers in 9 cabins: 7 cabins on the lower deck (3 doubles, 3 twins and 1 double + single bed) and 2 cabins on the Main Deck (2 doubles + single bed) with a sea view.
Each cabin is tastefully decorated in a traditional style and has portholes or a window, individually controlled air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with bath towels, shower gel and shampoo.
She is a liveaboard designed specifically for scuba divers, but also non-divers will have the time of your life onboard.
Aurora is a typical Phinisi style motor sailor with two masts, 42m long and you will enjoy the charm of a traditional boat combined with the comfort of a modern one.
In addition the proposed itineraries are ideal for non-divers and lovers of exploration.
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Aurora - schedule
Aurora - prices and what's included
Prices are per person per trip and based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.
The trip price includes
Pick up and drop off (before and after the cruise) from the nearest airport to Aurora
Accommodation in a double-bed or twin-bed cabin with en-suite bathroom, toilet and AC
Full board including meals and all soft drinks on board (excluding beer, spirits, wine, espresso coffee)
Nitrox on all dives (for qualified divers)
Daily three dives during the day plus one night-dive, subject to weather conditions and cruise (Depending time of arrival, no diving on 1st day; no diving on day of departure)
12L Tank, belt, weights and diving guide
Multilingual guides on board (French, English, Indonesian)
Land excursions, according to the diving cruise itinerary
Marine park fee
The trip price does not include
International and domestic flights
Port fees and fuel surcharge for trips in 2023, in 2024 it is included in the trip price.
Accommodation before and after the cruise
Alcoholic drinks and espresso coffee
Rental of scuba diving / snorkeling equipment
Laundry service on board
Use of sat-phone (emails/calls)
Dive insurance is mandatory as is your own personal dive computer (You can rent one for the trip if you do not have your own).
As well as the Mandatory Dive Insurance we highly recommend Trip and Travel Insurance on the off chance of missed or cancelled flights / lost baggage, documents, money or passport / Covid issues or any other unforeseen problems that could possibly occur.
Dive Assure Insurance offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.
For a non-diver a 15% disount on the retail rate applies
5 divers pay and #6 comes for free (FOC-Free of charge)
8 divers pay and #9 & #10 are FOC
14 divers pay and #15, #16, #17 & #18 are FOC
Booking and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.
Booking deposit: 30% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm your booking.
Final payment of 70% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your invoice payment.
Individual bookings made less than 90 days before the departure date will be payable in full upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already payed.
Payment can be made via bank transfer, Wise, Credit or Debit card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard) or Apple pay at no extra charge.
10% - within 7 days of booking - non-refundable
20% 180 days prior to departure - non-refundable
90 days before departure - non-refundable
Aurora - Video
Aurora - cabins
Aurora can accomodate 18 passengers in 9 cabins:
There are 7 cabins on the lower deck (3 doubles, 3 twins and 1 with a double + a single bed) and there are also 2 cabins on the Main Deck both with 1 double + 1 single bed in each cabin and a sea view.
Each cabin has individual air conditioning, private bathroom with hot and cold water, bath and beach towels with daily cleaning.
Aurora - diving
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Aurora - itineraries
Due to the many and varied itineraries we have provided links to a PDF form for each trip