Raja Ampat Liveaboard on the Damai I

Do you like to enjoy the finest things life has to offer? Well, if you do then you must come for a Raja Ampat Liveaboard on the Damai I. It offers one of the most luxurious and exquisite liveaboard experiences in Indonesia.

The Damai I belongs to the Damai fleet and is one of the most superb and highly rated boats that cruises the Indonesia archipelago areas. These include Alor, Bali, Banda sea, Cendrawasih, Gorontalo, Halmahera, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Triton Bay and the Forgotten Islands.

It has a superb rating of 9.3 on the liveaboard.com and has also received numerous recommendations by guests. Most say it is a little higher in price but you get what you pay for and it is one of the most comfortable boats out there.

Rated "Superb" on liveaboard.com

The boat has an overall ranking of 9.3 out of 10 stars which is outstanding compared to other available vessels.

Accommodation

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The accommodation consists of six comfortable and spacious cabins with king and queen sized beds. The cabins available are single, twin, double or master according to what you require. There is a total of 6 cabins and a total of 12 guests can be accommodated at once. All the cabins are air-conditioned with an indoor salon as well. There are 7 bathrooms with showers and warm water.

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Food and Drinks

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The meal plan on the Damai I offers western, local Indonesian cuisine, vegetarian and other cuisine and you can be sure that all special dietary, medical and religious food requirements wil be taken care of. You can enjoy all day a la carte service and snacks too and choose from a wide selection of beer and alcoholic drinks. All those who like to site outside during breakfast, lunch or dinner can do so whenever they want.

Damai I Services

The guests get to enjoy spa therapies and massages. The first spa therapy is complimentary. There are onboard kayaks, photography stations and 110v and 220v charging stations all around the decks. All underwater photography enthusiasts can use the well equipped camera room with a table and charging dock.

You don´t have to worry about dirty clothes as laundry and daily housekeeping services are also offered on board. There are facilities for audio and video entertainment in the cabins and salons. The staff is trained to make your experience as pleasant as possible and they speak Indonesian and English so that there won´t be any communication issues.

Scuba Diving on the Damai I

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The Damai I cruises in an area which allows scuba diving all year. The diving facillities include a spacious diving station, individual rinse tanks, DIN adaptors, Nitrox, rebreather support, tenders for support, sidemount diving and a camera room with rinsing stations. You have to bring your own dive computer though.

The ratio between dive master and and divers is usually 4:1. This guarantees excellent services both above and below water. The options for non-divers/snorkelers are amazing as well. Some snorkel gear is provided for the guests National parks and maritime entrance areas are free but you will be charged between $2 and $25 USD per day for harbour fees. The boat requires a compulsory diving insurance for your own safety. All divemaster services, tanks, weights and belts are included in the package.

Boat Specifications

The boat itself is 40 metres long and was built in 2009. The maximum speed is 7 knots and the cruising speed is 6 knots. The engine is a Mitsubishi 10M20-OA - 520 HP. The maximum number of guests is 12 and there are 7 cabins and bathrooms in total. The water capacity of the boat is 7000 liters and the fuel capacity is 18000 liters. You can also have a look at the drawings of the floorplan of the boat on their website.

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Safety Procedures

The safety features of the boat include a depth sounder, GPS, radio VHF/DSC/SSB, satellite and mobile phones and a E.P.I.R.B Distress System for communication issues. There are also emergency life rafts, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, oxygen, emergency flares, search lights and a bilge pump. The crew has also been trained in first aid and there is an engine room CCTV for security reasons.

Damai I Experiences

The Damai crew is top notch. They make sure that you do not have to lift a finger while diving the amazing seas of Indonesia. The staff are super friendly & helpful and the food on-board is amazing. 100% recommended.

Yonah 
United States

Unbelievable abundance and diversity of marine life. Boat was by far the most comfortable I have been on. Service was excellent, both while diving and on board. Expensive but you get what you pay for.

Daniel 
United States
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Balcony on the Damai I

Booking And Payment

You can book your dive experience on the Damai I easily online. You will receive a 100% best price guarantee. More or less all major payment methods are accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.

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  • May 5, 2017
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