SY Adelaar dive boat review
Designed with luxury and comfort in mind, the 39 meters Adelaar is a liveaboard sailing in Indonesia. Finished in 2011, this classic-looking schooner is cruising exclusively the Komodo area. Perfect for smaller groups, the dive boat is equipped with all the latest sailing and diving technologies.
Boat & Cabins Layout
The interior of the Adelaar is lavish with teak wood designs all over. Elegantly furnished, the 4 staterooms are welcoming guests in style and comfort. Indeed, the Adeelar can welcomes a maximum of 8 divers on-board, making it the perfect dive boat for charter groups. Every cabin is fitted with individually controlled air-conditioning, a private ensuite bathroom as well as personal storage. Surprisingly spacious, each cabin offers a maximum of comfort and great amenities.
Furthermore, the staterooms and the living room are equipped with flat screen television and linked to a media streaming system. If entertainment you need, entertainment you will have with their extensive media library accessible on every TV during the diving cruise.
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Adelaar’s On-Board Facilities
As mentioned above, the ship has an interesting streaming media library. This media library has over 3000 movies and 30 000 song titles and is available in every room, in the kitchen and, in the salon.
Moreover, on the same level as the cabins, you’ll find a cozy lounging area, complimented by a bar, as well as two work stations. On the main deck, there is a sizable lounge and dining area.
Outdoor, you will find plenty of space for every guest to have a sense of privacy. Either for sun lounging, reading, admiring the view or enjoying a meal outside, there’s plenty of room and seating space.
Finally, on the aft deck, there is an additional bathroom which is much welcome when getting back on the ship from a scuba diving session.
Divers will notice how the high ceilings are complimenting the beauty of the interior and adding a feeling of freedom. Lavishly furnished, this luxury dive boat is boasting plenty of space and yet creating a warm atmosphere. The large windows are adding to the aforementioned sense of freedom as you can peek at the beautiful view at all times while the Adelaar cruises thought the archipelago.
If we compare a boat like the Adelaar with fellow indonesian liveaboard, such as the Tiger Blue or La Galigo, it’s easy to notice it’s big plus: it’s spacious! The Adelaar welcomes a maximum of 8 divers in 4 cabins with a length of 39 meters. Now, the La Galigo welcomes up to 14 divers in 7 cabins with a length of only 33 meters. The two boats offer similarly priced dive cruises.
Diving with the Adelaar
Diving in Komodo can be done stylishly and comfortably, thanks to liveaboards such as the Adelaar. Indeed, this dive boat is not only great in term of accommodation, it’s also very safe and operational as a diving vessel. All the latest navigation and safety features are found on-board as well as a NITROX system and Nautilus lifeline.
The scuba diving operation is conducted from the dinghies. Indeed, the Adelaar is assisted by two aluminum dinghies with 40 HP outboard motors. Finally, with a crew of 10, including 1 professional diver, you will always be assisted and thus, have a great scuba diving experience!
Price starts at 3994$US for 11 days / 10 nights – Komodo
Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?
Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.
Diving in Indonesia will suit every diver's hopes and desires. In a land of opportunity, dive spots range from those suited to beginner divers wishing to learn in perfect easy conditions to unexplored dive sites with fierce currents for those more experienced divers looking for a challenge.
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