MV Adelaar
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Our “Komodo Liveaboard Diving Cruise on the Adelaar has to be the finest way to travel to Komodo. Our signature round trip cruises depart every other Monday from Bali, and travel to Komodo with a return to Bali. We pride ourselves in being the experts of Komodo Liveaboard diving, as we have been sailing this unique maritime route for over two decades.
Your adventure starts in Bali, a bustling hub of tourist activities. From Bali we sail away from the tourist radar, cross the Lombok straits and travel East, until all that is seen are the remote uninhabited islands of the Komodo Archipelago.
Divers from around the globe have been joining us on intimate journeys aboard the Adelaar, to sample world class diving in Bali, Moyo, Satonda, Sangeang and the famous Komodo National Park. Novice and seasoned divers, as well as snorkelers, are equally awed by the beauty and diversity of this area.
You’ll be urged by our expert guides to plunge into some of the richest and most diverse waters in South East Asia. Whether you are a muck diving enthusiast, or prefer large pelagic species, Adelaar’s Komodo Liveaboard diving cruise will make all efforts to exceed your expectations. However varied your dive experience, our full service dive center and team will be ready to meet your needs, to ensure your Komodo diving experience is personally tailored and one to remember.

Luxury Komodo Liveaboard
Our liveaboard comfortably accommodates up to eight guests, in 4 double staterooms that are exquisitely furnished. The rich teak interior, high ceilings, intricate Persian rugs and marbled en suite bathrooms lend to the feeling of elegance. Be prepared to be thoroughly pampered on this Komodo Liveaboard vessel, as you surface from your day of diving, you’ll be treated in true Indonesian hospitality where guests are always guests. Sit back and relax, enjoy a delectable array of our on board cuisine, prepared fresh each day, by our Balinese cooks. Sunsets always seem to be special at sea. Whether it is relaxing from a full day of spectacular diving, and winding down with a cocktail or anxiously anticipating that special night dive, while listening to the distant sounds of waves crashing on remote islands. This has to be what ultimate bliss feels like…
If you are a snorkeler or just interested in unique cultural excursions, then rest assured that Indonesia has an amazing array to offer in terms of culture and land excursions. The islands between Bali and Komodo are sprinkled with tribes and languages so diverse, that it is deemed a sociologist’s dream. Nothing quite compares to being on a ship, with all modern comforts, and sailing through the remote waters of Indonesia.

Cabin Deck Plan | Luxury Liveaboard Adelaar
The vessel’s layout and deck plan was designed with comfort and luxury in mind. The boutique style Komodo liveaboard accommodates up to eight divers, in four well laid out staterooms. The exquisite master suite comes with an impressive 6′ 6″of head room, and an extravagant amount of space. The other two guest rooms are equally spacious, with a desk and couch that can serve as a bed, for those who wish to have separate sleeping accommodations. A fourth stateroom, with a double bed is equally nice, but it is a bit smaller than the others.
The beautifully decorated interior of ADELAAR is in classical yacht style with rich teak wood paneling. The high ceilings throughout the vessel give an intimate, yet spacious feeling. Staterooms are fitted with individually controlled air-conditioning, and boasts decadent en-suite marble bathrooms. Available in all cabins, as well as in the salon dining area are flat screen TV’s connected to the ship’s video and audio streaming system with access to movies, pctures and songs, if you should crave any entertainment.
Below deck at cabin level, there are two work stations, a lounging couch and a small game table as well as the bar and guest beverage refrigerator.
At deck level, The Adelaar features a comfortable salon/dining area for guests. Just adjacent is our fully equipped galley featuring top end BOSCH appliances from Germany.
The main outside deck has a large table and a very comfortable seating area, situated under a protective sun awning. This provides the perfect spot for alfresco dining or enjoying the scenery while cruising. It is a very inviting area, whether it be for reading, relaxing, or having one of Nyoman’s famous Gin Tonic’s!
The upper deck, houses a separate cabin for the cruise director, as well as the Navigation Room, which is equipped with fully compliant navigational instruments. A spacious crew dining area and lounge is also located in this area. The outside upper aft deck is the dedicated smoking area for our smoking guests.
Air-conditioned crew quarters are located in a separate area in the bow of the ship.
There is an additional bathroom on the aft deck, with toilet, sink and shower, which comes in handy;when guests are wet after diving, snorkeling or swimming.

Vessel specifications:
Dutch Schooner / Royal Dutch Certification (Bureau Veritas)
Registration: Indonesian
Measurements: Length: 125 ft/ Beam: 18 ft/ Draft: 8 ft

Mercedes marine diesel (380 HP)
3 generators from 20 kVA to 65 kVA
2 Bauer dive compressors
2,400 gallons per day Sea Recovery water maker
2 aluminum dinghies with 40 HP outboard Motors
ICOM HF transceiver (all channel)
Adelaar also has a full complement of navigational and safety Equipment
“Nautilus Lifeline”(GPS tracker communication system for divers)

Power source:
Theelectrical power source available on most liveaboard facilities can be intermittent to save costs, however our power source runs 24/7. Generator output is at 240 V/50 Hz, with abundant receptacles throughout the vessel in all the guest areas. Receptacles accept standard European two round pin plugs. Adapters for our UK and USA guests are available.

Safety First Aid
The Adelaar is equipped with Emergency Oxygen and First Aid Supplies. We also partner with a Bali based medical evacuation helicopter, which provides medical evacuations to the outer islands. The nearest decompression chamber is located in Sanglah hospital, Bali. Our vessel is connected via phone and internet to our partners and head office at all times, to help with any emergencies.