Nusa TaraLabuan Bajo/Komodo


Nusa Tara is the smallest vessel in the Indonesian based Grand Komodo Fleet. She is ideal for small groups, as she takes only 6 divers. The boat was constructed from local timber in traditional Indonesian style. It is 20 metres (67 ft) long and 4.60 metres (15 ft) wide.
Nusa Tara offers regular 7 night excursions from Labuan Bajo to Komodo National Park.
Features and accommodation
The Nusa Tara is a small comfortable liveaboard for only up to 6 divers. Each of the three cabins has two single beds and a private bathroom with shower and toilet. All cabins are airconditioned. Two cabins have bunk beds and one cabin has side by side twin beds.

Delicious meals are served in the salon which has no aircon but is equipped with a fan. The Nusa Tara has all modern technical equipment and the power supply is 220 volts. The ship has a partially covered sun deck and a separate small dive deck. The Indonesian crew gets top marks from all guests. The odd communication problem is easily made up for by their friendly and helpful manner. All Komodo trips include a land excursion to visit the Komodo dragons.
Diving service
There is always a local dive guide on board who is familiar with the waters of the area. The dive operation is good quality and very customer focused. Every day up to four dives are offered. Generally the dives start from the main vessel and divers get picked up with the dive tender.
Dive areas
Komodo & Sunda Islands The dive sites around Komodo belong to the best in Indonesia. Strong currents provide ample nourishment. The dive sites offer an incredible diversity and a variety of reef structures. Amazing hard coral gardens, sheer walls densely populated by soft coral and especially the slightly cooler waters around Rinca offer an underwater world that change with every visit.

The dive sites of Komodo and Alor are very demanding. Guests should be very confident and experienced divers. Raja Ampat beckons divers with wonderful reefs, excellent drift dives, huge manta rays and tiny macro highlights.
Grand Komodo Tours
The Indonesian company is specialized in dive cruises. They offer a variety of cruises all over Indonesia on their five dive vessels. Every year they add new dive sites and cruises. Many of these cruises still display expedition character as they head for areas which are hardly ever explored. Anyone looking for adventure is in the right place. The boats Nusa Tara, Putri Papua, Raja Ampat Explorer, Tarata & Temu Kira are used as required.
We think...
Grand Komodo Tours has been offering these cruises very successfully for some years. We know of no other dive vessels who offer such outstanding diving for so little money. Customer satisfaction is very high and many divers are royal repeat visitors. The slightly lower comfort level of the boats compared to newer vessels is compensated by the lovely atmosphere.
Prices Nusa Tara
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All prices are per person.
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01 Jan 2014 - 30 Dec 2014
7 Nights Komodo 1,540.00 USD
Single supplement (per night) 105.00 USD
01 Jan 2015 - 30 Dec 2015
7 Nights Komodo 1,610.00 USD
Single supplement (per night) 120.00 USD
INCLUDED: accommodation in a double/twin cabin, all meals, snacks, coffee, tea, diving (up to 4 dives daily), tanks & weights, air fills, return transfers in Labuan Bajo on charter days
EXTRAS (as of August 2014)
Komodo National Park fees 27.00 USD
Full set of dive gear rental excl. computer (per day) 50.00 USD
Special payment and cancellation terms apply for this operator.
All prices are based on current exchange rates and may change at any time.
Trip Dates & Availability last updated:  20 Sep 2014
Dates and availability are provided directly by Grand Komodo Tours. For excursion dates not shown, the ship is already fully booked.
6 nights Komodo
01 Nov 2014 from: Labuan Bajo
07 Nov 2014 to: Labuan Bajo 2 spaces available
7 nights Komodo
14 Nov 2014 from: Labuan Bajo
21 Nov 2014 to: Labuan Bajo 4 spaces available
7 nights Komodo
05 Dec 2014 from: Labuan Bajo
12 Dec 2014 to: Labuan Bajo 6 spaces available
7 nights Komodo
15 Dec 2014 from: Labuan Bajo
22 Dec 2014 to: Labuan Bajo 6 spaces available
Dates and availability are provided directly by Grand Komodo Tours. For excursion dates not shown, the ship is already fully booked.
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