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La Galigo

Komodo Dancer LayoutLa Galigo Liveaboard is named in honour of the La Galigo transcripts, an epic myth composed by the proud, seafaring Bugis people of South Sulawesi. The La Galigo teachings detail the story of humanity’s origins and serves as a guide for living a balanced and peaceful life.

The 33 metre long stylish, two masted, ironwood and teak Phinisi sailing boat was built by traditional South Sulawesi craftsmen in Bira and was completed in 2012. La Galigo was specifically designed with liveaboard diving practicalities in mind, providing plenty of space for divers to store gear and find places to relax in-between dives. She comfortably caters for 14 divers in 4 Deluxe cabins, 2 Master Cabins and 1 ultra-luxurious Grand Suite.   

La Galigo offers a range of itineraries cruising around the Indonesian archipelago on a year-round basis. Departures range from 5 – 12 nights covering Komodo, Raja Ampat, the Banda Sea and the Wakatobi archipelagos.

Custom itineraries may be requested by full boat charters.

La Galigo Facts

No. of Guests



All 7 cabins have American style deep spring mattresses, a private en-suite with hot fresh water showers, climate control, desk, wardrobe and luggage storage space. 4 Deluxe Cabins with porthole view are on the Lower Deck – 2 are fixed double bed cabins while 2 cabins can be converted to twin beds. 2 spacious Master Cabins are located on the Upper Deck with panoramic window views and the option to convert the double bed to twin beds. The huge Grand Suite is also on the Upper Deck and has a double bed, an extra large en-suite, private balcony with table and chairs, private lounge room with couches, 48” HD flat screen TV, fridge and windows with 270 degree views.  

Air Conditioning



The homey lounge and dining area is located to the centre of the main deck. There are plenty of power points for charging laptops, cameras and videos. Large TV, stereo music system, DVDs, computer and library.


Local and international cuisine and snacks are varied and plentiful. Crisps and chocolate bars are available for purchase on board. Please advise any special dietary requirements well in advance. Certain special dietary and beverage requests may not be available due to the remote nature of this location so we highly recommend you bring these items with you.


Morning juice, coffee, tea and water all day is included. Soft drinks, beer and wine is available for purchase. Guests are welcome to BYO their preferred spirits or wine onboard.


220 Volt, surge protected, available 24 hours. 2 round pin plug.

Photographic Facilities

Dry cabinet for cameras inside and camera table on the dive deck. Ample charging points in the lounge. Surge protected power. PC with photo and video editing software. Expert professional photographer guides on board.


Lower Deck – accommodation
Main Deck – lounge/dining/galley and dive deck with camera table, rinse tubs, hanging space and gear storage tubs, broad stable dive platform and Zodiac access, 3 freshwater showers
Upper Deck – Accommodation, shaded outdoor living areas and sun deck with huge bean bags and hammocks for relaxing
Rooftop Deck – open during favourable weather conditions


EPIRB emergency locator, long range emergency radio, Satellite Phone, FM & SW Radio, 4 VHF and SSB radio, EPIRB, CCTV in engine room and dive deck

Dives per day

Up to 3 dives per day plus optional night dives

Dive Guide

3 Dive Guides plus Cruise Director. Dive guide to customer ratio 1:4


TBA. Nitrox certification course is available on board.

Technical divers


Support Vessel

2 x  6m tenders with 40 Hp Yamaha outboards that hold 8 passengers plus crew



Gear Hire

Limited amount of rental gear available on board – please advise 60 days in advance if required.

12 litre aluminum tanks with DIN and Yoke fittings

Other Activities

Land excursions are included (excluding Ranger fees)



Nitrox is available (additional cost).

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