Abundant marine life
Suitable for all divers
Alor is well known for its black, volcanic sand muck diving and macro biodiversity, while the Pantar Strait boasts healthy, colourful coral reefs, pinnacles and walls with sharks, turtles and rays as well as the possibility of a chance encounter with sunfish (aka mola mola) or even spotting orcas (killer whales). Maumere located on the north coast of Flores is an area that is famous for its diversity and is best known for its muck dives, walls and drop-offs. Maumere once held the title of most diverse spot on earth - a title currently held by Raja Ampat. It's diversity has also made Maumere a popular area of study for marine scientists over the years.
Maps & Itinerary
The Alor Archipelago is part of East Nusa Tenggara, a region that comprises multiple islands and lies 1,000 kilometres east of Bali and just north of Timor.
The 10 night liveaboard scuba diving itinerary takes you on a journey through the Flores Sea between Kalabahi and Maumere incorporating a variety of dive sites along the way including world famous muck sites and diverse reefs, caves and walls of the Pantar Strait, and the Alor Strait between Lembata and Flores Islands. Roughly 50km north of Lembata is Komba Island, also known as Batu Tara which is a small, active volcano with stunning underwater topography.
On a typical day we offer up to 4 day dives; 3 day dives and a fourth sunset or night dive, exploring the varied sites along the Alor Archipelago through the Suva and Flores Seas. The diving day is scheduled as follows:
- Light Breakfast followed by a briefing and Dive 1
- Full Breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 2
- Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 3
- Snack relaxation period, briefing and Dive 4, where possible
The itinerary outlined above is an example only and may be subject to change depending on local regulations, guests’ experience, flight schedules*, weather and logistics and is at the Captain’s discretion. Adverse weather and sea conditions can affect the Alor Archipelago itinerary and play a part in determining which dive sites are included on each trip.
*Please be advised that domestic flights in Indonesia are often subject to delays, schedule changes and cancellations which can result in missed connections and / or late embarkation. We strongly recommend that you make arrangements to arrive at the embarkation location the day before your itinerary’s start date. Please refer to the Trip Information document and Indonesia Travel FAQs, or contact our reservations team for further advice.
Launched in April 2011, the 40m Indo Siren was built on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and is handcrafted from ironwood and teak (traditional to the area). You will find no other diving liveaboard as beautiful in Indonesian waters, and being built by divers for divers, you can rest assured that every need has been thought of and addressed.
Welcoming a maximum of 16 guests per trip ensures that there is ample space to relax. The 8 cabins are comprised of 2 fixed doubles, 2 flexible twin/doubles and 4 fixed twins, all offering air-conditioning and private en-suite bathrooms with hot water
Master Liveaboards offers a range of services to make your Alor Archipelago trip even more enjoyable. Marine Park & Port fees, Rental equipment, Nitrox and courses can now be pre-booked and pre-paid at the time of booking your liveaboard. For our rebreather and technical diver guests, please send us your gas and equipment requests as early as possible.
Marine Park and Port Fees
Komodo – 5 nights
Komodo – 7 nights
Komodo – 10 nights
Raja Ampat – 7 nights
Raja Ampat – 10 nights
Triton Bay & Raja Ampat
Triton Bay & Spice Islands
The Spice Islands
Southern Forgotten Islands
Eastern Banda Sea
Raja Ampat, Halmahera & Lembeh
Fuel Surcharge (per person, per night)
*All surcharges, including marine, park and port fees, are subject to change at any time, and without notice.
The applicable marine park fees for your itinerary will be added to your onboard extras to be paid on the boat before disembarkation.
Local beer (per can)
Spirits (single shot)
Cocktails (per glass)
Wine (per bottle)
from 45 USD
Laundry (per item)
Oil massage (per hour)
Massage & body scrub
Massage & foot reflexology
Head & shoulder massage
Indo Siren merchandise
On-board pricing is subject to change without notice. While we try to keep information as up to date as possible, please be aware that, although unlikely, prices may be different on your cruise.
Full equipment set*
UW Torch/ Flashlight
*Full equipment set includes: Wetsuit, BCD, Regulators, Mask, Snorkel, Boots, Fins, Weight belt, DSMB & reel only. Additional charges apply for dive computer and torch.
All equipment must be pre-booked to ensure availability and correct sizes, etc. are on board.
12 / 13 nights
Oxygen per litre
Sofnolime (4.5kg tub)
65 USD per tub
2L or 3L rebreather cylinders set
12 USD per diving day
5.7 Litre (40 cuft), bailout / side-mount cylinder (unrigged)
10 USD per diving day
7 Litre (50 cuft), bailout / side-mount cylinder (unrigged)
7 USD per diving day
Additional 11 L (AL80) Aluminium cylinder
7 USD per diving day
13 Litre (AL100) Aluminium cylinder
5 USD per diving day
15 Litre (HP120) Steel cylinder*
8 USD per diving day
All cylinders must be requested in advance to ensure availability.
*There is a very limited number of 15 Litre cylinders available to rent on Indo Siren. Please contact our reservations team to check availability and pre-book.
PADI Advanced Open Water
PADI Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx)
PADI Deep Diver Speciality
Other PADI Specialities
Please note: The course prices listed above do not include course materials or certification registration. You can register for online learning for PADI Advanced Open Water and PADI EANx (Nitrox) here. For other courses, please contact our reservations team.
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Do you have questions about Indonesia?
We’ve tried to include a lot information on our website. You may find, however, that you have additional questions about our liveaboard in Indonesia, the diving in the Alor Archipelego or just general information about booking with Master Liveaboards. Via the following link you can find answers to some commonly asked questions. Should you have other questions or queries, please contact our reservations team who will be pleased to assist you.
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