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Kurabesi Explorer

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Overview
6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
12 guests
4 nights minimum
Yacht
A wooden phinisi boat built traditionally with modern touch. 6 comfort guest cabins come with private bathroom & AC. Semi-outdoor for lunch/dinner in the main deck. Plenty space of sun deck. Latest navigation technology & safety standard, life raft, 2 tender. And off course a fully equipped dive station. Join us to explore off beaten track in paradise. From Raja Ampat to Banda or from Manokwari to Cendrawasih Bay and Biak. Let us know you plan, and we will make it happen for you....A wooden phinisi boat built traditionally with modern touch. 6 comfort guest cabins come with private bathroom & AC. Semi-outdoor for lunch/dinner in the main deck. Plenty space of sun deck. Latest navigation technology & safety standard, life raft, 2 tender. And off course a fully equipped dive station. Join us to explore off beaten track in paradise. From Raja Ampat to Banda or from Manokwari to Cendrawasih Bay and Biak. Let us know you plan, and we will make it happen for you.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Rate include : Hotel/airport pick up, full board meals, accommodation on board (shared room with AC & en-suite toilet); unlimited mineral water, coffee, tea, snacks; up to 3x dives per day, tank air filling & weights, divemaster, local guides, land excursions & village visits. Conservation Fee & Additional exclude from rate : Raja Ampat US$150 per person Cendrawasih US$250 per person Banda Sea US$100 per person Dive Gear Rental Prices : Full set US$40 per set per day *NITROX NOT AVAILABLE
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 5 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Kurabesi Explorer L
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
Interaction with guests
Ian (Boat Leader) will be with you all the way to keep you safe and comfort. Tigor, Ismet, Jack will be your dive guide. And 8 crews full line up; captain, chef & deck hands.
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

My group of 10 in total booked the entire boat. Firstly, we booked the trip back in Apr 2018 and nitrox was spoilt since then and they never fixed it. Secondly, the dive guide team very poorly managed the entire trip. I wasted a lot...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank stquek
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Reviewed November 15, 2019

Kurabesi Explorer was the live-aboard for our Spice Island Culinary Advenure with Janet DeNeefe (of Casa Luna fame in Ubud, Bali), a nine day adventure into the spices, the history, the culture, the cooking and the beauty of the Banda Island in east Indonesia. The...More

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Sunny S
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Reviewed October 22, 2019 via mobile

We spent 6 days on board of Kurabesi and wish it was longer! The trip was planned to go from Ambon to Saumlaki, but due to bad weather, we stopped in Banda and returned to Saumlaki because the Captain was afraid the journey to Saumlaki...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

My family has done two week long trips on the Kurbasi in 18 months. The first to Raja Ampat and the other in Cendrawasi Bay. We came back for seconds, that says it all. This is a great way to holiday. The boat is great...More

Date of stay: July 2019
1  Thank 376SamS376
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

I've just spent a week on board the Kurabesi Explorer and it is one I won't forget! My friends and I chose the Cenderawashi Bay 8d/7n trip, hoping to see the whale sharks, but we ended up seeing a whole lot more. The crew worked...More

Date of stay: June 2019
3  Thank Monkeyboy45
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

One of the most wonderful weeks of my life, diving from the Kurabesi Explorer, an experience I will never forget. Fantastic staff, great food and amazing diving. If you want to go on a liveaboard, this is the one to go on.

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Jonzahdh
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Safe
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Watersports Nearby
Hiking Trips
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About the neighborhood
Our boat serving exceptional places offering magnificent underwater and picturesque landscape. Our schedule annually : Sept - May Raja Ampat May - Sept Cendrawasih Bay Oct-Nov Banda Sea
Getting around
On you diving day, gear up at our spacious diving station. Complete with new Bauer Mariner 200 compressor and 30 tanks. We have two 7.5 meter fibreglass tenders to take you to the best diving site. For leisure trip or a non-diver guest, there are a lot of best spot for snorkeling or private beach to laid back. In Raja Ampat there are optional bird-watching trip. And in Banda Sea, we will stop at Neira Town, an old fort town with magnificent colonials building and an tempting spice trails to 400 years old nutmeg plantation.
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  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Kurabesi Explorer

Kurabesi Explorer is able to accommodate up to 12 guests. See all property details.

Kurabesi Explorer has 6 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Kurabesi Explorer has 6 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Kurabesi Explorer must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.