Our drivers will collect you from with the Hotel or the Airport on the morning of departure. If you arrive the day before we can assist and arrange a transfer from the Airport to your hotel for you, please let us know when confirming your booking.
Please note that for either the Komodo or the Raja Ampat itineraries we strongly advise you to arrive the day before your trip. If you arrive later and miss the departure of the trip, then an additional charge would be required for you to hire a private boat to catch up with La Galigo.
Crew and Itinerary
La Galigo has a crew of around 17 people to ensure that your adventure is perfect and well planned out, You can see the different itineraries we have in Raja Ampat and Komodo on our website.
Please note that although we have planned itineraries on our site, that these may vary depending on weather conditions and dive site accessibility.
La Galigo has 7 Cabins, which are capable of comfortably sleeping 14 people, each cabin comes with its own bathroom with fresh hot water showers, plenty of storage and Air Conditioning.
We have 4 Deluxe Cabins located on the lower deck, and 2 Master Cabins and The Suite on the Upper Deck. The Suite comes with a 48″ TV, private lounge as well as your own private balcaony for enjoying the view.
There is also a very large sundeck on the roof with shading and very comfortable bean bags to relax and watch the world go by.
Meals and Snacks
La Galigo offers a mix of Asian and Western Style food. All food is buffet style, which is prepared by our awesome chef Dede. We start the day with a self serve breakfast to get you going and then a full breakfast, Lunch and then Dinner in the Evening. There is also free Tea and Coffee as as well as refillable fresh water.
If you have any special dieterary requirements, then this is not a problem, we can cater for Vegans, vegitarians, people with allergies and more.
Diving & Equipment
During your time with La Galigo, we will complete around 4 dives a day, expect on the first and penultimate days as this is only 2 dives.
We generally do 3 day dives starting around 07:00 – 07:30 and 1 Night Dive.
We include all snorkel equipment for free during your adventure.
Guests and Dive Guides
La Galigo Can easily mange 14 guests during there trips and thiese guests are split between 3 dive guides making 3 groups.
We generally arrange groups of people depending on buddies, experience and certification levels, this ensures that everyone has the most amount of fun.
If you require a private guide we can prearrange this for you or if you feel like you need one after you arrive then this is also not a problem.
La Galigo is equipped with a full stock of Basic First Aid supplies, We can take care of Cuts, Bruise, Ear Infections, Upset Stomuch, Burns and more.
In the case that you need emergency oxygen during your time with La Galigo, we have around 12 hours worth of supply, this is more than enough in a medical emergency and if you need medical evacuation.
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We charge the following additional fees to cover Indonesian national marine park fees, local area access fees, harbour fees, anchorage fees, and land-based activities that require donations. These fees are valid until May 2022. For additional information please contact La Galigo Liveaboard via [email protected].
- Raja Ampat North: $190 per person per trip.
- Raja Ampat South: $220 per person per trip.
- Ultimate Raja Ampat: $285 per person per trip.
- Jurassic Komodo: $160 per person per trip.
- Ultimate Komodo: $190 per person per trip.
These prices are based on a per person basis. Please find attached an updated copy of our Terms and Conditions to include these changes
Full equipment rental per day: $35 Per Day
BCD, Regulators, Wetsuit, Torch, Computer, Fins & Boots, Mask & Snorkel, Safety Marker Buoy (SMB) with reel, and Reef Hook.
Alchohol and Snacks
La Galigo sells locally crafted beer onboard and can be purchased for $3 per can.
We also import Red and White Wine that is $40 per bottle. We do welcome you to bring your own spirits onboard as well and there is no corkage charges for this.
La Galigo’s crew works extremly hard to ensure you have the best experience you can during your time with us. At the end of the trip we will give you an envelope that if you feel you had a great time, you could show your appreciation. This is then sealed and shared equally among the crew.
Padi Diving Courses
If you wish to extend the adventure and advance your diving skills then La Galigo offers a couple of options onboard for you.
Please note all theory is completed via PADI’s Elearning and the practical, all paperwork and certifications is carried out onboard.
PADI Advanced Open Water Course: $485
PADI Nitrox Course: $285
Domestic Flights, Visas and Transfers
Indonesia offers a one month, none extendable visa which is free for 169 different coutries, check here to see if your country is on that list Visa Country Check.
This will allow you to have maximum of 30 days travel time in Indonesia, if how ever you wish to stay longer, then on arrival you can purchase an extendable Visa which is around $35.
Waisai ferry crossing, 250,000Rp. The ferry departs at 9am and arrives in Waisai at 11:00am. Please this is required to be paid by all guests departing on itineraries located in Raja Ampat.
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Every year at the end of April, La Galigo departs Sorong in Raja Ampat for the 1200 nautical mile journey to Bali, where she spends one month for her annual service and maintenance. The quest for any vessel, be it large or small, wooden or steel, has the potential to be treacherous due to the necessity to cross the northern part of the Banda Sea.