Owned by the Grand Komodo Fleet, the MV Tarata operated as a liveaboard in Indonesia. Indeed, the vessel, built in 1995 and thoroughly renovated in 2015, offers great itineraries in the Komodo National Park.

Boat Cabins & Layout

The medium sized dive vessel welcomes up to 12 people on each scuba diving expedition. Indeed, with 6 comfortable cabins on-board and enough communal areas, that’s plenty of space for everyone. The air-conditioned cabins provide you with comfortable bedding and plenty of storage space. Plus, each cabin has it’s own private bathroom. Moreover, the cabins either have a double bed, or bunk beds.

Tarata’s On-board Facilities

The Tarata has been fully renovated and the communal areas now have a fresh and lavish look. Indeed, the salon and dining area are looking good and are ready to welcome you on-board to enjoy delicious meals. The cuisine offered is a mix of Indonesian and international fares, served buffet style. Moreover, the salon features a complete entertainment unit with television and CD/DVD players.

Furthermore, as you step outside, you will find an attractive sundeck where you can lounge and enjoy the sea breeze. The partially shaded deck is perfect to either read a book or contemplate the stunning views of Indonesia.

Scuba Diving with the MV Tarata

The dive deck and dive platform of the Tarata are fully functional and well organised. Indeed, with 12 individual kitting up stations and the nearby compressor, your tanks are easily filled all week. Plus, there’s plenty of space so it never feels cramped to get your gear on and off. Also, the platform displays a convenient fresh water shower. The professional team of scuba diving instructors and dive guides are always nearby to help and make sure you get the best out of your experience.

Facilities & Services

  • 6 Air-Conditioned cabins for 12 persons with ensuite bathroom, shower, wash basin and toilet.
  • Fan cooled lounge for twelve
  • TV, CD / DVD Player
  • Camera battery charging stations
  • Camera work stations
  • Satelite telephone
  • Sun deck with awning
  • On dive platform shower
  • Bauer Compressor
  • 12 gear up stations, 20 scuba tank
  • European & Indonesian food

Share cabin rates US$ 260 per night, Single supplement US$ 130 per night


VESSEL TYPE Wooden Schooner
LENGTH 25.50 m
IDEAL FOR Exploration | Cruising | Diving Trips

Type: Wooden Schooner

Length O.A:        25.5 meters

Beam: 5.5 meters

Draft: 2 meter

Main Engine: 280 hp

Speed: 8 – 9 knots

Electricity: 220 V

Tenders: 1 with 40 HP Engine

Safety: 2 life – rafts, 4 life buoys, 30 life jackets, 1 Cylinder of Emergency, Oxygen First Aid Kit


  • Furuno Radar 1932 K
  • Furuno Depth Sounder
  • FCV – 612
  • Furuno GPS
  • HF SSB Radio

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