Our Liveaboard departs from the small harbour town of Labuan bajo. In the morning, we meet at the shop at 8.30 AM. Our transport takes care of your dive gear and/or luggage while we have a short walk to the harbour where our speedboat driver is waiting to bring you to the liveaboard. After a welcome drink and introduction of the crew and boat, we sail off into the park. Depending on the weather conditions and tide the ride takes about 2 hours to get to the first dive site. This gives you the opportunity to settle in, explore the boat and enjoy the fantastic scenery on the way. The cruise director conducts a dive briefing 20 min before arrival at the dive site. After the lunch break the boat cruises to the next site for the afternoon dive . We finish the day with our first night dive close to Rinca island. After the last dive, the cooking team serves a delicious dinner.
A typical day on the Cajoma IV starts with a light breakfast, a good cup of coffee and a beautiful sunrise over Komodo. We make an early morning visit to see the Komodo dragons. The morning is the best moment to see the legendary lizards of Komodo. The local ranger will tell you everything you want to know about these living fossils. During the walk on Rinca, we make stops at the dragon's nest and some magnificent views of the park. A perfect way to start the day! After the walk, we serve our big breakfast and head over to the first dive destination of the day. While we are cruising through the park, enjoy the beauty of the untouched islands with their typical yellowish colours. Throughout the day we make 3 dives, each with long surface intervals in between. At the end of the day, you have the opportunity to do a night dive or an easy hike up the hill to watch a spectacular sunset with the smoking volcano Sangeang in the background.
Today we explore Central Komodo. Expect to see big pelagic fish, sharks and manta rays. In the afternoon we take time off to relax on Komodo's Pink beach and make a hike on Padar island to witness one of the most spectacular views during sunset.
On the last day of the trip, we make 3 more dives before heading back to Labuan Bajo. We keep the best for last with the most iconic dive site of the park: Batu Bolong. After the last dive the liveaboard heads back to Labuan Bajo and arrives between 5 – 6 PM.