If you are looking for a wonderful budget-friendly Liveaboard, then the MV Raja Ampat Explorer is your perfect choice to explore areas around Banda and Raja Ampat. The Raja Ampat Explorer is a large traditional Phinisi and can comfortably accommodate 14 guests in her seven cabins. There is a mix of Double or Twin Cabins, all of which have a private ensuite bathroom, hot freshwater showers, and air conditioning.
The main social areas consist of the indoor air-conditioned lounge/dining room, which has a library, entertainment system, and seating for all 14 guests to enjoy their wonderful meals together and socialize. All meals are served in a buffet style and will be a mixture of Indonesian and Western-style cuisines. If you are looking to relax, then the outdoor shaded area is a perfect choice for watching the world go by and watching your beautiful surroundings.
Diving on Raja Ampat Explorer will expose you to 3 dives a day in Banda and Raja Ampat and with itineraries from 7 – 10 nights. Some of the Raja Ampat itineraries will take you to explore both the southern and northern areas of Raja Ampat, including the stunning region of Misool. Dive facilities consist of onboard compressors, personal setup locations, storage for all your dive gear, two tenders to get to you and from the dive sites, and camera stations for you to safety setup all your camera equipment.