MV Putri Papua Liveaboard Review

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MV Putri Papua dive boat review

The Putri Papua is a 26 meters wooden schooner operating as a liveaboard in Indonesia. Indeed, the member of the Grand Komodo Fleet offers scuba diving cruises concentrating on the best Indonesian destinations such as Raja Ampat, Misool, Triton and Cenderawasih.

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Boat Cabins & Layout

The Putri Papua is a smaller traditional schooner and welcomes maximum of 9 guest. Indeed, with only 5 cabins on-board, it’s a rather private scuba diving cruise that they offer. Very affordable and promising uncrowded diving, the Putri Papua makes a great floating hotel. More specifically, the cabins all have a private en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning.

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Putri Papua’s On-board Facilities

The main communal area on the Putri Papua is located on the main deck and is a combined lounge and dining room. There’s plenty of space of 10 people to comfortably sit and enjoy there freshly prepared meals. Plus, the salon is equipped with an audio/video entertainment system for your convenience. Also, you will find the dedicated camera station pretty handy so charge your material and work on our footage.

Furthermore, walk outside and you will find a large sundeck area. Indeed, the area is partly shaded and features plenty of cozy seating options. You can use this area to soak in the sun rays, do some yoga or simply enjoy the ever-changing views of Raja Ampat, Indonesia.

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Vessel Layout

The Putri Papua was built, like the rest of the Grand Komodo Fleet, following the traditional Indonesian standards. Indeed, it’s all in quality wood and offers a smooth cruising. The Putri Papua has many sister ships and she’s among the smallest and definitely one of the less crowded. It can’t quite compare to the bigger Temu Kira and Raja Ampat Explorer, which respectively host 12 and 14 guests. On the other hand, the Putri Papua is slightly bigger than the Tarata and yet welcomes les divers on-board.

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Scuba Diving with the Putri Papua

The dive vessel has a highly experienced crew on-board which is used to dive everywhere in Indonesia. Of course, the Putri Papua features all the modern navigation and safety technologies. Plus, there’s a dedicated tender boat to help in the scuba diving operation. You’ll always be ready to get right to the action packed waters! Finally, equipment can be rented with them and on-board they have the essentials such as tanks, weights, and belts.


Please visit the boat’s webpage to see price lists and schedules. 

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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.

Komodo Island

Diving in Komodo is all about action! It is BIG fishes land! With wonderful coral, it is just incredible diving all year round.

Komodo Island Diving Review

Wakatobi

Wakatobi has some of the finest coral in the world, amazing biodiversity and one of the best places in the world for macro photography! On the right day, the visibility can be outstanding!

Wakatobi Diving Review

Raja Ampat

Richest Reef in the World, Amazing Biodiversity, Wonderful Coral, perfect place for underwater photography.

Raja Ampat Diving Review

Gili Islands, Lombok

Diving in Gili islands is great for swimming with Turtles! It can also be a great spot to take your next diving course as the dives here are relatively cheap.

Gili Islands, Lombok Diving Review

Lembeh Strait

Best Muck Diving in the World! One of the Best spot in the World for Macro Underwater Photography. Amazing Biodiversity!

Lembeh Strait Diving Review

Bunaken, Manado

Diving in Bunaken is just fantastic for wall Diving, Coral gardens, endless visibility, incredible biodiversity. Also staying on an isolated island is something really special to experience!

Bunaken, Manado Diving Review

Tulamben

One of the best Wreck Dives in the World!!! And the most easy for sure, 30m from the Shore and starts at 4m deep! Fantastic Marine life and great Coral!

Tulamben Diving Review

Pemutaran, Lovina

No current, Good visibility, unusual Marine Life and one of the BEST Diving sites around Bali for Muck Diving: Puri Jati (P.J.).

Pemutaran, Lovina Diving Review

Padang Bai

Night Diving, Underwater Macro Photography, Resident Whitetip Reef Sharks, Huge green Turtles, and crystal clear water! Also a great Snorkelling spot!

Padang Bai Diving Review

Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island is famous worldwide for Wall diving with small caverns to explore. The reef and Coral are also great. A very nice wooden wreck from the 19th century: Anker Wreck.

Menjangan Island Diving Review

Nusa Penida / Nusa Lembongan

One of the best spots in the world to see the rare Mola Mola and the graceful Manta Rays! Big fishes and action with lots of sharks. Very good Visibility and stunning Coral.

Nusa Penida / Nusa Lembongan Diving Review

Candidasa

It is all about action! Big pelagic fishes, hunting action in the current, and many Sharks! Regular seeing of Hammerhead Sharks and Mola Mola!

Candidasa Diving Review

Bali

Diving in Bali is incredible for BIG Fishes, Macro Diving, Drift Diving and Excellent Visibility!

Bali Diving Review

Indonesia

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.

Indonesia Diving Review

Amed

Magnificent coral, no current, relaxed and easy diving, possibilities for night diving, good place for underwater macro photography, and a great snorkelling spot.

Amed Diving Review

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