“How exactly Komodo liveaboard is like?”
This is one of the most common questions travelers asked before taking their Komodo trip. Every liveaboard in Labuan Bajo is different and greatly depend on the boat you choose. Just like any other travel accommodation, the more luxurious it is, the more you can get. Of course, the higher the price that you would pay. Actually, with the surge of tourism that the Komodo National Park is now currently enjoying, you would easily find all type of boat in Labuan Bajo’s deck. You would find basic and budget liveaboard all the way up to the first liner cruisers. And of course, the happy medium. The mid range Komodo liveaboard that’s actually the all time favourite among travelers.
Whether it’s your first liveaboard trip or your twelfth, you would be wondering what’s inside the boat and what you could realistically expect. So here’s we’ve rounded up some general tour to the inside of mid-range Komodo liveaboard.
Basic Rooms on Komodo Liveaboard
Most mid-range liveaboard in Labuan Bajo don’t have many cabins. They take 8 to 12 passengers in three to four cabins. The best cabins are located in the upper or main decks. These cabins have windows—or better, a wraparound window—in much better price than luxurious liveaboard. Cabins on budget liveaboard are usually bunkbeds, which is perfect if you are travelling solo. But if you want more comfort, rest assured as you can find a very comfortable double beds on mid-range liveaboard’s cabin.
Getting Social at The Common Space
The medium range Komodo liveaboard might not have the biggest communal room, but it’s comfortable enough for hanging out. You can to gather around in the main deck, sun deck, or the inside lounge. Most of them have beanbags and sun beds, which is nice! If you want, you could bring a hammock for ultimate relaxation! Just don’t forget to apply sun protection while you’re having fun because getting sun burn is no fun.
FInally, we’re getting to the food! You can expect to have decent and delicious Indonesian local delicacy in the boat. On most mid range liveaboard in Komodo, you would be surprised with their quality of food! The chef and his helping crews will cook warm, freshly-made food at every meal time. You will see arrays of seafoods, grilled meats, local curries, satay (chicken skewers), gado-gado (veggies mix with tempeh, tofu, and eggs), and other hearty meals! Sometimes, they will cook western food like spaghetti or blah blah blah. In addition to that, fresh fruits will always be available in the sides of every meal. But that’s not the end. On between dives, you will find fried bananas and fritters to munch on. Needless to say, foods on mid-range liveaboard are plenty and satisfying!
Since there are huge selection on mid range Komodo liveaboard, types bathrooms are greatly varied. Some liveaboard boats have two to three shared bathrooms, while others built ensuite bathrooms on their cabins. Sometimes, the cheapest of mid-range liveaboard still use squat toilets. But if you pay a little more, you will find comfortable toilet seats with showers. Even warm water showers—which is a huge plus after a dive in Komodo’s wonderful underwater world.