Tidak Apa’Pa Sailing Cruise
Land and Sea (snorkeling), Diving and Expedition Liveaboard cruise in Komodo National Park, South Sulawesi, Raja Ampat Banda Sea and Ambon
Cruise 5 to 12 days, min. 4 max. 8 passengers
The Tidak Apa’Pa is a traditional Indonesian boat, released in 2001 from Tanah Biru shipyards in South Sulawesi, flagship of the shipbuilding industry, where it returns every year for maintenance and improvements.
Let yourself chill for a while on the wide and spacious deck, the only sound the lullaby of the waves.
The diving deck is convenient and close the departure area, which means no heavy lifting ! Fresh water and camera charging stations are numerous and equally easy to reach! Can things get any better ?
Not luxurious, but comfortable and super friendly, the Tidak Apa’Pa is your best choice for trips among friends or dive buddies who want to learn more about the underwater world.
100% made of wood, with a characteristic Banana shape, 2 masts and 7 sails, this « Pinisi » is 21m long and 5,5m wide, and has a maximal capacity of 8 persons in 4 double beds. The Bathroom is open to the sea and offers without a doubt the most relaxing view you could ever hope for !
Cruising aboard Tidak Apa’Pa
The journey will take you to the most amazing dive sites in Asia. You’ll be stunned by the abundance of colorful fish and corals, from the quiet waters of Sualwesi to the protected Komodo Marine Park.
Open water and Advanced divers (PADI or equivalent) are qualified to dive within the Komodo Park. Diving equipment, spares and compressor are on board. Enjoy splendid cruises in Eastern Indonesia: explore the south Sulawesi islands or discover the incredible Raja Ampat archipelago!
These protected sites offer a great variety of coral and marine creatures. Experience the magic of these archipelagos and treat yourself with unforgettable memories.
Whatever your motivation is to dive, you will find it here! Let yourself be tempted by the adventure and explore the different destinations offered by Tidak Apa’Pa!
(We invite you to have look at our calendar to know the availability and contact us for more information.)
All diving courses are proposed on demand. Please use our form to contact us.
- Introduction Dive (1 unique dive) : 30€
- Introduction Dive (every dive of the trip) : 50€/day
- Open Water PADI (3 days) : 200€
- Advanced Open Water PADI (2 days) : 175€
- Rescue PADI (2-3 days) : 175 €
- EFR (1/2 day) : 75€
Because your safety is our priority, the Tidak Apa’Pa has lots of safety equipment onboard. As well as the classic, complete communication and navigation kit (Radio, GPS, Sonar…), you will also find a lifeboat (inspection up-to-date) and life jackets, First Aid kit and Oxygen kit supplied by a B50 tank. Their locations will be explained during the boat briefing on your arrival.
To improve safety during and after diving, each diver is requested to bring a SMB (it is possible to borrow one from us if you don’t have your own). The Cruise Director is also equipped with a Nautilus Lifeline with, and the speed driver can communicate with the Tidak Apa’Pa through Marine Talkie Walkie in case of emergency.
Characteristics & Specifications
- Year built: 2001
- Length: 20 meters
- Beam: 5.50 meters
- Top speed: 8 knots
- Cruising speed: 6 knots
- Engines: Cummins 6BT 5.9 marine diesel 210 hp
- Max guests: 8
- Number of cabins: 4
- Number of bathrooms: 1
- Compressor: Alkin Cat 9, Capacity 240 Liters/Min
- Tenders: Aluminium 4.20 m Yamaha 40 hp and 25 hp (spare)
- Water capacity: 4 for a capacity of 2500 liters
- Fuel capacity: 2 for a capacity of 2500 liters