Frequently Asked Questions

Can I rent diving equipment on board?
Yes. Essential dive equipment BCD, wetsuit, booties, fins, mask for €30/day. Diving Tanks, weight belts are included. Please, bring your diving computer.
Do I need a visa?

Tourists from many countries do not need a visa to enter Indonesia for a visit of up to 30 days. This list may be useful. Please confirm with your local embassy.

What should I pack?
We suggest you include:
  • Any dive or snorkelling equipment you'd like to use
  • Dive log book (if you use one)
  • Dive certification (if you have)
  • High factor sun protection, including some for your lips
  • Sun glasses (polarised recommended)
  • Sun hat
  • Mosquito repellent
  • If you use: any medication, contact lenses and solution, sanitary products, specific toiletries (it's unlikely that any of these things will be available in local shops)
  • Flip flops or sandals for land (we’ll be barefoot on the boat)
  • Shoes for trekking
  • Light clothing that covers shoulders and knees for village visits
  • Book or e-reader (there is a small library on board)
  • Cameras and chargers
  • Adaptors for your region for Indonesian sockets (2 rounded pins)
  • Is there anything extra to pay for?

    Dive equipment and courses are at additional cost and should be paid in advance.

    Meals, tea, coffee, and water are all included. Soft drinks and alcohol are available to purchase. A price list can be sent in advance on request.

    Please bring cash to cover your bar bill, any costs for land excursions, and tips.

    Can I fish off the boat?

    Most of our time will be spent within marine reserves and protected areas where fishing is prohibited. If we’re outside of these areas and time and conditions allow it's fine to fish from the boat.

    What safety equipment is on the boat?

    There are 2 life rafts, life jackets, life rings, sea radio, satellite radio, visual and audio signalling devices (flares, horns), emergency oxygen, and first aid kit.

    Will I be able to use my phone?

    Outside of harbour mobile phone signal is intermittent or non-existent.

    Are there power points?

    There are plenty of power points around the boat, including 4 in each cabin. Sockets take the usual 2 pin Indonesian plugs (rounded pins).

    Please remember to bring adaptors for your region as we don't have these on the boat.

    Is there wifi?

    NO! Enjoy your trip.

    What if I have special dietary requirements?

    With enough notice vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and non-dairy diets can be catered to.

    Please let us know in advance of all dietary requirements or requests so we can make arrangements. We operate from relatively remote areas so it isn’t always possible to get specific ingredients, but we'll always do our best to accommodate.

    Do I need special insurance?
    We recommend that you travel with insurance as you would for any other holiday. Divers are required to have specific dive insurance (unless covered by travel insurance). We strongly recommend DAN or DAN Europe.
    Will I need any vaccinations?

    Please check MASTA for vaccination advice. Malaria is present in Indonesia. Please consult your doctor or travel clinic. Larium is unsuitable for divers.