Guest Post by Karim Iliya: a Photographer’s Perspective of Komodo

Since I was small, before I even became a photographer, I always wanted to see how currents move. There are brief moments when we can see smoke in a beam of light, or ink moving through water, but getting a clear image of how currents moved remained locked in my imagination, until one unexpected day in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. […]

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Adelaar at dive travel shows 2017 and 2018!

In January, we will be in Europe and november in the USA for three of the most visited dive travel shows! Paris International Dive Show This year, we will not have a booth at Paris International Dive Show (January 12-15, 2018). But an Adelaar representative ill be on the premises and available to answer questions about diving the world-class dive sites of […]

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Spotlight on Exclusive Luxury Liveaboard Sailing Komodo

Prior to becoming a writer, Joseph Conrad was in the British Merchant Marine where he became enamored with Indonesia. Although the vessel he sailed on was not an exclusive luxury liveaboard, like Adelaar; he was still able to get around the Indonesian archipelago and see quite a bit of the culture and way of life. After he left the sea […]

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Bali to Komodo, Adelaar, Family Cruisesnorkeling komodo, scuba dive komodo, kids dive, multigenerational cruise, family adventure, family time

Private Family Adventure Cruises Custom Designed for You

Your sense of adventure and love of seeing new cultures doesn’t disappear just because you have kids, so why should your family holidays be limited? In fact, why not consider a family adventure cruise? Whether you are traveling with friends and family or are a multi-generational group, imagine a family adventure cruise sailing in an exotic locale, aboard a historical, […]

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Fuel Your Dive Habit | Women’s Dive Day

Women’s Dive Day is coming, have you given it any thought? Ladies it’s Women’s Dive Day, are you happy accounting for only 36% of divers? That’s right; when it comes to diving it’s still a man’s world! The 36% figure mentioned above, is only a PADI statistic. An analysis by DEMA using Anysite, found that women account for only 35% of new […]

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Komodo Snorkeling and Expedition Cruise

Whoever said you do not see as much snorkeling as you do diving obviously has not snorkeled in Komodo. Komodo is repeatedly voted one of the top #5 places to snorkel in the world (and here). If you’ve thought about snorkeling Komodo, now is the time. Adelaar Cruises has planned a special snorkeling cruise and we have some last minute […]

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New Southern Komodo In-Depth Dive Itinerary

Which best describes your dive style? A – I like to take my time and really get to know a dive site and the area. B – That was amazing, o.k. where to next? There are so many places to dive, neither one is wrong. We understand there is a lot out there. In fact, our regular Komodo itinerary might […]

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5 Things Every Diver Deserves

Not all liveaboards operating in and around Komodo National Park are created equal and as the market continues to expand the difference in the experience of the operators and the level of service becomes more apparent. Indonesia offers everything from backpacker to luxury liveaboards with capacities anywhere from five to twenty guests. Most are traditional wooden Phinisis but a growing […]

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More Reasons to Stopover in Bali During Your Indonesian Dive Holiday? | Part II

Need more reasons to add a Bali stopover during your Indonesian dive holiday? If part one didn’t stimulate your sense of adventure here are some more enticements to help tip the scales. One blog can’t possibly cover all of Bali’s worthwhile sights and attractions so now we’ll continue where we left off and we’ve added information on waterfalls and walking […]

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Is Bali Worth a Stopover During Your Indonesian Dive Holiday?

Heck YA!! (There Are LOTS of Reasons!!) The Island of the Gods has everything from culture and customs, temples and tradition, pre and post diving, warm and welcoming locals, festivals and festivities, waterfalls and walking tours, luxury and local dining. There are a many luxury resorts and local home-stays to choose from and inexpensive spa experiences all the way up […]

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