OANA is cozy and professional, traditional and modern, relaxed but well organized. Our packages are nearly “all inclusive” and small groups (max 10) give space for lots of individual attention. The Moana crew will always do their best to fulfill all your requests.
Since our launch, in 2004, MOANA & Crew have pampered all her guests – lots of experience and steady improvements are the basis for our program this year.
MOANA THE BOAT is a classic 30m Phinisi Schooner, able to take up to 10 passengers. All cabins have air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms. Built in a traditional style during 2003 and 2004 but equipped with all the comforts of a new boat. She is entirely made from teak and ironwood, which lends a warm and comfortable atmosphere to the boat.
The upper deck offers a huge amount of space. There is an air-conditioned indoor salon and a lot of deck area to relax. On deck you find a big spacious dining table with romantic indirect lightening. For outdoor lovers we offer blankets to sleep on deck watching the stars.
Purpose built to comfort divers, MOANA has, since many years enjoyed the reputation of being THE LIVEABOARD SPECIALIST for the KOMODO NATIONAL PARK.
MOANA is more than just a boat – she is a Dream came true.
We offer: 5 Days & 6 Days Dive safaris and Snorkel Tours (on request longer trips possible) organize domestic flights Airport-Ship-Airport Transfers visit the famous KOMODO DRAGONS (biggest lizards worldwide) show you the WORLD CLASS DIVING this area offers We are looking forward to welcoming you aboard our MOANA!
Day: BALI – LABUHAN BAJO, FLORES Flight Bali - LBJ. Welcome onboard MOANA. After a refreshing welcome drink, the journey begins at ca. 10 o'clock in the morning. Now it is time for a short introduction to the facilities of our vessel and the tour program. Afterwards, there is only one thing left to do: relax and enjoy great views, while we are steaming towards our first stop: the famous Komodo-Archipel. Sunset Dinner and overnight at the beautiful island SEBAYUR.
2. Day: NORTH KOMODO Light breakfast to start the day. Snorkeling in the northern bay of GILILAWA LAUT. After a 2nd savory breakfast relaxing or further snorkeling opportunity. Alternatively the 2 sea kayaks can be used to explore the near by reefs. Don't forget to climb up into the crow's nest of MOANA. Further snorkeling and sunset at GILILAWA DARAT.
3. Day: CENTRAL KOMODO This day in paradise is dedicated to swimming, relaxing, kayaking and snorkeling. Highlight: Snorkeling at sites like SIABA KECIL to see colorful schools of fish and MANTA POINT to see the famous Manta Rays. Overnight in the beautiful lagoon of SIABA BESAR.
4. Day: KOMODO - RINCA In the morning we snorkel at the pelagic rock BATU BOLONG. It offers amazing sightings of very active marine life. Enjoy the sun benches and the chill out area on MOANA while we are cruising towards Rinca island. On the way we pass PULAU TENGA which is our new secret spot for snorkeling.
Today also on the agenda: the 1-hour “Dragon-Walk”: Komodo dragons are the world's largest lizards. They only live on the island of Komodo, Rinca and other small surrounding islands. We observe the Komodo Dragons in their pure environment as well as other animals such as deer, monkeys, birds etc.. Another day in paradise ends with a final dinner and get-together.
5. Day: LABUHAN BAJO - BALI After breakfast we have time to move Moana back to Labuhan Bajo. At ca. 10 o'clock in the morning you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport where your airplane to Bali is waiting for you.
Hold on to your freedom The approach to life expressed here is not an empty statement. It is the approach by which we live, and which you will come to experience if you book a trip on our boat. It is from our outlook on life that our boat charter idea developed to become the “Moana Cruising” project.
Cause and effect We like the people around us to be happy, and we like showing them the discoveries we have made. Hospitality is not just an empty word for us. If our guests are happy, we feel good, we feel satisfied. Our main task at Moana Cruising is to ensure the wellbeing of EVERY ONE of our guests.
Staying in the rhythm We extend a warm welcome to all those who wish to relax with us, enjoy the beauties of nature and open themselves up to what life can offer.
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