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Indo Aggressor

Indonesia liveaboard

Formerly known as the Komodo Dancer, the Indo Aggressor has been operating in Indonesian waters since 2001. Designed specifically as a diving liveaboard and built in the traditional twin masted Pinisi style, the 30 metre Indo Aggressor comfortably accommodates up to 16 divers and offers a high standard of service with exceptional diving facilities.

The Indo Aggressor offers 7, 10 and 11 night itineraries throughout the year diving 4 different areas including Komodo National Park (10 nights), Komodo Deep South (7 nights), Bali, Tulamben, East Sumbawa & Komodo National Park (11 nights) and The Forgotten Islands (10 nights).

On each of the Komodo itineraries in addition to diving in Komodo National Park which is home to more than 1,000 species of fish, 385 species of reef building corals, 70 species of sponges, 10 dolphin species, 6 whale species, giant sea turtles, dugongs, and various species of sharks and rays, you have the chance to encounter the ancient Komodo dragons, the world’s largest flesh eating lizard.

The Forgotten Islands itinerary gives you the chance to enjoy the rarely visited and unexplored dive sites of East Nusa Tenggara around Lembata, Pantar, Alor and the mysterious Forgotten Islands.

Getting there
Flight time to Bali (DPS) from the UK is approximately 16.5 hours, via a transit through Singapore with Singapore Airlines, Dubai with Emirates or Kuala Lumpur with Malaysian Airlines.

A minimum stay of one stay in Bali is required prior to your domestic flight to meet the liveaboard. Flight time from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo (LBJ) is approximately 1 hour 10 minutes. Upon arrival at Labuan Bajo Airport, once you have claimed your luggage, a member of the Aggressor crew will be waiting for you to transfer you to the boat. Scheduled departure is at 1300.

Guide price: 7nts from £3330pp* / 10nts from £4253pp*
Includes: Return economy class flights on Malaysian Airlines from London to Denpasar (via Kuala Lumpur), 1 night accommodation in Bali, domestic return flights, return liveaboard transfers, 7 or 10nts full board accommodation in a twin Standard share cabin, all diving with tank and weights on air, all meals and snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, local beer and wine.

Package excludes; Equipment rentals, nitrox fills, dinner on final evening, Crew gratuity, National Marine Park fee $150 (Komodo National Park) / $180 (Forgotten Islands), transfers in Bali

*Price shown is for guide purposes only and is based on low season travel and for twin share accommodation. Please contact us for a confirmed cost based on your preferred duration and time of travel.

Exploring Indonesia
Indonesia is vast and varied, with stunning scenery and superb diving. Visit our Indonesia section for an introduction on where to go throughout this country, including BaliManado (Lembeh Strait and the Bunaken Islands), Raja Ampat and Komodo National Park.

Quick Guide: Indo Aggressor

  • 30m length
  • Max 16 passengers
  • 2 Master Staterooms
  • 2 Deluxe Staterooms
  • 4 Twin Staterooms
  • Recommended diver level: PADI Open Water or equivalent 

Accommodation & Facilities

The Indo Aggressor has 4 Twin Staterooms, 2 Deluxe Staterooms and 2 Master Staterooms.

The 4 Twin Staterooms have bunked beds with a porthole window and the 2 Deluxe Staterooms have double queen sized beds with a porthole window, both cabin types are located on the lower deck.

The 2 Master Staterooms are located on the top deck behind the wheelhouse and have 2 single beds that can be converted into a double Asian King sized bed with a picture window.

All 8 cabins feature individually controlled air-conditioning, ensuite bathroom with hot showers, toiletries, towels, bathrobes and hairdryer.

Between dives you can make the most of the spacious air-conditioned saloon on the main deck with TV and media player, stereo, books, magazines and games. There are also large camera tables for those wishing to work on cameras and housings before their next dive.  Laptop power points are situated at the tables to make it easy to download and edit. On the top deck, there is a partially covered sundeck complete with loungers and deck chairs, where you can enjoy your morning coffee or an evening cocktail!

Meals are a varied choice of Western and Indonesian cuisine served around the main deck al fresco dining table. Snacks, fruit juices, soft drinks, tea, coffee, local beer and wine are also complimentary throughout your stay on board.

The spacious, shaded dive deck is well equipped with personal dive lockers, water fountain, mask defogging station, a camera table with low pressure air hoses and two rinse tanks for washing dive equipment and cameras. At the aft of the dive deck you will find the two fresh water showers and fresh towels.

The Aggressor offers 3 to 4 dives per day and all diving is from the two dive tenders which are specially designed for local conditions. For ease, divers board the tender and then don their gear at the dive site.

Nitrox fills are available for Nitrox certified divers at extra cost.

Itineraries

The Indo Aggressor offers 4 different itineraries based on the best time of year to visit;

Komodo Deep South (7 and 10 nights)
Depart and return Labuan Bajo – December to March

Bali, Tulamben, East Sumbawa & Komodo National Park (10 nights)
Depart Labuan Bajo and Bali – May and July

Komodo National Park (10 nights)
Depart and return Labuan Bajo – July – October

Forgotten Islands (11 nights) – October, November, March and April
Depart Maumere, Taul and Saumlaki – March – May and October – November

Indonesia by region

Bali 
Rich culture, stunning mountain rice terraces and excellent shore diving

Komodo National Park
Critters, wall diving, mantas - and dragons!

Raja Ampat
Jungle covered islands, hidden lagoons and idyllic white sandy beaches

Manado
Reef walls of the Bunaken Islands and secret critters of Lembeh Strait

 

Ready for your next adventure?

Great Escapes Diving Holidays Ltd

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Combs
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 2EN
United Kingdom

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Tel: 01473 921888
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