Cruising the eastern Indonesia is a wonderful experience by itself. Remote, unspoilt, and rich with nature life, the destination offers more adventures than you can imagine in just one single boat trip. With kids, the experience is amplified—thanks to their pure heart and wild imagination. Many parents cannot wait to go on sailing trip with their little travelers. It’s a unique chance to immerse themselves in incredibly rich nature and share your passion for explorations, and this can be an amazing gift for them. With the presence of Komodo liveaboard cruise, sailing with little kids is made feasible. So, if you’ve been thinking to take the young adventurers to an awe-inspiring trip to Komodo, Raja Ampat, Melacca, or other hidden eastern Indonesia destinations, here are our best tips for a smooth sailing journey.
Seek Komodo Liveaboard Trip with Family Room
The Labuan Bajo doesn’t just have one, not two, but almost a hundred phinisi from various boat/ tour companies. That means you have ample of choices when it comes to Komodo liveaboard choice. Take time to surf the spiderweb and try to find a liveaboard that comes with a family cabin. This type of cabin is usually the biggest and features a king bed with one single bed plus an en-suite bathroom. If your you have more than one kid who request their own cabin, however, you can consider to book cabins with twin or bunkbed for them.
Go Diving? Make Sure Enough Guides are Onboard
Komodo and Raja Ampat offers extraordinarily rich underwater life and missing them is a great loss. If you dive and want to take the kiddos for a light dive, make sure that there are enough dive instructor that meet the needs of your family. They will also recommends kid-friendly dive sites where the little bubble-maker can dive safely. However, keep in mind that choosing a kid-friendly dive site may affect destination plan for yourself and the rest of the group.
Enrol Kids to Junior Dive Class On Cruise!
If this going to be your kid’s first experience in blowing bubbles underwater, you might want to consider enrolling the kiddos to dive class onboard. There are several classes your kids can take, like “Discover Scuba Dives”, “Junior Open Water Course”, or “Fun Dives for the Kids”. That is to said, you should consider a family-friendly Komodo boat trip with legit dive facilities onboard. Not something too hard to be find in Labuan Bajo, especially if you aim for luxury boats and above.
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Consider Charter the Whole Komodo liveaboard
There’s nothing quite predictable when you are travelling with kid. One time their energies were charged beyond limit, and just two hours later they were exhausted from playtime and explorations. Private charters would easily give superior experience for you and the family. With Komodo liveaboard charter, you have the flexibility to adjusts destinations and timing according to the needs of your family. It gives you the freedom to pick islands, dive sites, and other destination to visit in suit to your child’s learning curves.
Book Komodo Liveaboard in Advance!
Taking a trip with kids means fitting in family holidays in couple weeks of school holidays. And that means you are looking for a date where everyone else is booking airplanes, hotel, and of course, boats. In this popular time for family vacation it’s best to secure your spot early before losing your ideal Komodo liveaboardto someone else!