About the Antares
KLM Antares is a splendid Indonesian hand-build traditional wooden boat (Phinisi) built in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Where all the best Master boat building carpenters are found in Indonesia.This superb Phinisi was build and designed by a famous French boat builder, Mr. Fabien Blot.The beautiful Phinisi took totally one and a half years to build and completed by 2009.The Antares was build by the best of the best.The best boat builder, the best carpenters team, and the best wood used on the keel and the hull: Indonesia Bengkirai, one of the hardest wood found on the Earth, in English, we call it “Iron wood”.
Your first meeting with the cruise director will take place at Labuan Bajo’s airport, Flores Island. He will take you on board getting ready for the great discovery voyage of the amazing underwater of the Komodo National Park.
There are total 3 cabins on board at the Antares. All cabins are well appointed suites with Queens size bed, or they can be convert into 2 individual shared single bed. EnSite bathrooms with 24hrs hot and cold shower.Each cabin equipped with independent split air-conditioning with the hotel grade spring mattresses and pillows which provide you the best comfort and quality sleeping time while after the excited diving day.This luxury Phinisi provides two International Sockets in each Cabin, so divers don’t have to worry about bring a socket convertor for your camera and electronic gadgets.The Antares understands what you need.