Cheng Ho is a typical Indonesian Phinisi Buginese Schooner running by Sea Safari company, it offers dive liveaboard trips in Komodo and Alor in Indonesia. It can hosts 24 guests in total
Cheng Ho is a 33.15 meters long, 10.65 meters wide Indonesian Phinisi Buginese Schooner, made of Ulin wood, originally built in 1996, it has 3 engines and cruise between 7 to 10 knots/hour.
The Bugisese schooners or Phinisis have been handcrafted in the South Sulawesi traditions of the Bugis master carpenters with ulin, or ironwood. In the old day these boats were pure sailing boats and consequently they were sometimes becalmed in windless seas for weeks on end. Since the late sixties virtually all of them have been motorized.
Cheng Ho features a beautiful roomy air conditioned salon/dining room on the main deck, with a flat screen TV, DVD player, computer/camera station, a stereo player and an assortment of movies, CDs and books. There is also a chiller show case with 1 glass door for soft drink and fruits.
The upper deck is partially shaded and has sofas and tables. And for those who enjoy the sun is a top sun deck with chaise longues.
The dive deck located at the front of the main deck, it is spacious and well equipped with personal gear lockers, an in place-fill station and a camera table with low pressure hose.
Cheng Ho has 14 guests cabins, and it can hosts up to 24 guests in privacy and comfort:
All cabins have private bathroom, air conditioner, storage area, comfortable bedding.
3 Double Bed Cabins: Located on the upper deck, with a double bed, port window.
4 Single Bed Cabins: Located on the main deck, with a large single bed, port window.
3 Double Bed Cabins: Located on the lower deck, with a double bed, porthole.
4 Twin Bed Cabins: Located on the lower deck, with two single beds, porthole.
4 dives per day, including night dive，depends on the condition/route.
Normally, 1 or 2 dives will be provided on the day of arrival.
1 or 2 dive(s) the day before disembarking if your travel schedule allows.
No dive will be provided on the day of departure.