For year-round diving in the beautiful archipelago of Indonesia, look no further than the traditional phinisi Ilike. Explore the many world-renowned sites such as the Forgotten Islands, Raja Ampat, Komodo National Park plus even more on the Ilike’s 5 or 13 night itineraries. The MSY Ilike caters for up to 14 guests across its 7 air-conditioned cabins. All the cabins have en-suite facilities, port-holes and comfortable beds to allow for a great night’s sleep each night. The common areas on board this traditional vessel include a large sundeck complete with hammocks and loungers, and an indoor seating space. Guests have the choice of having their meals in an outdoor, wind-protected seating area or an indoor, open-plan saloon with kitchen. All meals are prepared by the Ilike’s on-board chef and consist of international and Indonesian fare to suit every taste.
Diving on the Ilike is an easy, carefree affair with a large dive deck and numerous dive tenders for drop off and pick up. Underwater photographers have their own space on the dive deck to set up their cameras and prepare their equipment before each dive. For those who are certified to use it, Nitrox is available for an additional fee.
A trip aboard the MSY Ilike offers guests the chance to relax, unwind and appreciate the beauty that Indonesia has to offer. Guests will experience magnificent sunsets, sightings of exotic terrestrial animals and majestic marine life and have the chance to visit world-famous dive sites on a traditional Indonesian vessel all while having their every need catered for by the great Ilike crew. A liveaboard trip in Indonesia is truly a memorable experience.