Cheng Ho Liveaboard
Including our vessels Sea Safari VI, Sea Safari VII & Sea Safari VIII Sea Safari operates over hundreds of voyages each year. The selection of our destinations and itineraries are based on thorough understanding of the destination’s hydrography and maritime species. We traverse to each destination only during its best season to give you the best possible experience. Our seasonal diving and leisure destinations include Labuan Bajo (Komodo National Park), Raja Ampat, Alor, Ambon, Banda Sea, Wakatobi, Bali, Cendrawasih, and many other exotic islands Indonesia has to offer.
Established in 1988, Sea Safari Cruises is Indonesia’s largest liveaboard fleet consisting of 5 Phinisi schooners with over 30 years’ liveaboard experience in Indonesian waters. We aim to become the bridge that connects travelers across the globe to experience what Indonesian waters and exotic islands have to offer. Seasoned world travelers are drawn to our diverse voyages. Spacious and luxurious accommodations aboard our Phinisis invite guests to explore the beauty of Indonesia in unparalleled comfort and style.
Since the start of our establishment, we’ve expanded our liveaboard service from mainly diving to leisure, fishing, wedding cruise, and other private charter functions. We’ve been committed to delivering exceptional standards across our services. From the moment you begin your journey with us to saying our farewell, our professional and knowledgeable crew will ensure to accommodate any of your needs.
Sea Safari Cruises is proud to be part of a family of sister companies which includes Pirate Dinner Cruise and Sea Safari Fishing.
All of our vessels are built and designed in-house by our talented team. Its hull and other laying foundations are made from Ulin/Ironwood which is native to Kalimantan in Indonesia and one of the most durable and strongest woods in the world. Inspired by the traditional look of an Indonesian sailing vessel called the Phinisi, all of our vessels maintain the heritage and traditional construction method with a touch of luxury, resulting in sophisticated durable craftsmanship.
In order to deliver the perfect balance of quality, safety, and comfort, we are diligently conducting dry docking annually that covers maintenance, repairs to ensure that you can have a worry-free adventure at sea.
We’re all about fun vacations at sea and ashore! A Sea Safari cruise features a well-spent itinerary that covers the highlights of each destination. We invite our guests to come as they are, and we make everyone feel right at home with comfy deluxe cabins, attentive service, casual and variety dining, a bar filled with chilled beverages, gathering places indoors and out, plus a hot Jacuzzi where you can chill and unwind. You get to enjoy this unique experience against the backdrop of Indonesia’s beautiful landscapes.
SAFETY & DIVERSITY
At Sea Safari Cruises, our highest priorities and responsibilities are to operate safely while respecting the maritime environment and to deliver above and beyond joyful vacations for our guests, always exceeding their expectations. We are deeply committed to a diverse culture in our organization, thus operating with integrity, trust, and respect for each other, pursuing candor, openness, collaboration, and transparency at all times.
Sea Safari Cruises takes great effort in maintaining a safe and clean environment. We have stringent protocols in place for cleaning and sanitation on all of our vessels.
The Liveaboard Cruise Vessel “Cheng Ho”
Comprised of 4 decks with 14 en-suite air-conditioned cabins, she provides comfortable living space for you and your family.
Facilities include spacious restaurant and bar area, lounge outdoor, sun deck, dive deck and Jacuzzi.
Cheng Ho traverses mainly to Labuan Bajo, Bali, and Ambon Banda Sea.
TYPE: Phinisi Buginese Schooner
Ulin / Ironwood
7 – 10 Knots
14 deluxe cabins: 26 guests capacity
6 double bed cabins
6 twin bed cabins
2 single bed cabins
En-suite bathroom with hot & cold shower
Bath robe & towels
Indoor and outdoor sofa lounge areas
2 units aluminium speedboats
Life rafts for 30 person capacity
80 life jackets
12 units life buoy
CO2 & Oxygen tank
Fire extinguisher, fire hose, fire hydrant
ENOS diver locator system
EAN 32% Nitrox
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