Why you should choose Calico Jack:
Tailored for diving trips with a maximum of ten guests in 5 cabins and 8 years in the Raja Ampat area the friendly crew maintain the spirit of freedom and unforgettable adventure. 1 guide per 5 divers and on-board Kayaks and SUP.
Inland excursions, trekking and cultural activities with a beach BBQ weather permitting included in the price.

Calico Jack is a newly built and beautifully hand-made 30m traditional Indonesian sailing boat.
Built from the finest tropical sustainable forest hardwoods to the highest standards by the master builders of Sulawesi, the Calico Jack blends the best of traditional with modern amenities and green technology.

Calico Jack has been tastefully and comfortably furnished throughout with all the modern facilities you would expect and can host a maximum of 10 guests in 5 luxury cabins to choose from; 2 double bed cabins and 3 cabins each with 2 single beds all with en-suite toilets, hot showers all with Air Conditioning.

The wide front deck offers a large sheltered dining area equipped with a sound system and plenty of space for relaxation.
The top sun deck thoughtfully laid out with loungers is a great spot to unwind and watch the sunset with a cocktail.
Expect some wonderful Asian fusion culinary delights during your stay on board.
Dinner is a 3 course gourmet affair served by the crew amd you can either choose from the menu or enjoy your favourites just how you like them or, much like your vacation, you can adventure into an unknown journey of discovery!
The kitchen crew are even happy to share their culinary knowledge with you if you would like to enjoy some cooking classes.
With two tenders and a compressor, the boat is well equipped for diving, surfing, kite surfing and exploration trips around the beautiful islands of Indonesia.
Everyone, young and old, will enjoy the extras available on board : snorkelling equipment, kayaks, fishing gear.
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Some of the most frequently asked questions about Indonesia
When is the best time to Go - How to get to Raja - Raja Diving and the Dive sites - How to get to Komodo - Komodo Diving and the Dive sites - What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Indonesian Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Calico Jack - schedule

Calico Jack - prices and what's included

Prices are per person per trip and based on 2 persons sharing a cabin.
Exact pricing is available on the schedule here as prices vary dependant on the time of year, destination and the length of the trip and sometimes special offers are available.

The trip price includes
All the dives, guided, 3 dives a day + night dive when possible. No dive on the arrival day, 2 dives on the last day of the cruise, no dive on the check out day.
Aluminium 80CF tank, diving weights, weights belts.
All meal and snacks onboard. Drinking water, hot drinks (the, coffee, milk, chocolate), soft drinks.
Airport, boat, airport transfers at cruise departure & arrival location

The trip price does not include
Harbour, National park entry and local diving taxes $250
Beers, wines and liquors
Expresso coffee
Dive equipment rental
100cf / 15L tank
International and domestic air, land, sea transportation, tax and excess baggage charges
Visa, hotels and food ashore before and after the cruise. Dive insurance is mandatory as is your own personal dive computer (You can rent one for the trip if you do not have your own).
As well as the Mandatory Dive Insurance we highly recommend Trip and Travel Insurance on the off chance of missed or cancelled flights / lost baggage, documents, money or passport / Covid issues or any other unforeseen problems that could possibly occur.
Dive Assure Insurance offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Booking and Cancellation Terms and Conditions.
Booking deposit: 30% of your invoice total is required within 7 days of booking to confirm your booking.
Final payment of 70% is due to 90 days prior to the departure date to complete your invoice payment.
Individual bookings made less than 90 days before the departure date will be payable in full upon booking to confirm your booking.
Cancellation at any stage involves forfeit of monies already payed.
Payment can be made via Credit or Debit card (Visa, AMEX, Mastercard), Revolut pay, Wise, Bank transfer or Apple and Google pay at no extra charge.

Full charter:
Booking deposit:
10% - within 7 days of booking - non-refundable
Second deposit:
20% 180 days prior to departure - non-refundable
Balance due
90 days before departure - non-refundable

Calico Jack - Video

Calico Jack - cabins

Calico Jack has been tastefully and comfortably furnished throughout with all the modern facilities you would expect and can host a maximum of 10 guests in 5 luxury cabins to choose from; 2 double bed cabins and 3 cabins each with 2 single beds all with en-suite toilets, hot showers and air conditioning.

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    Double Cabin

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    Double / Twin Cabin

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    Twin Cabin

Lower Deck Convertable Cabin
The convertable cabins can be twin or double cabins and are furnished with high-quality beddings to guarantee maximum comfort and 2 single beds with separator or one large bed.
Each cabin has a private en-suite bathroom and individual air conditioning and portholes.

Lower Deck Twin Cabin
The Twin cabins are furnished with high-quality beddings to guarantee maximum comfort and 2 single beds with separator.
Each cabin has a private en-suite bathroom and individual air conditioning and portholes.

Lower Deck Double Cabin
The Double cabins are furnished with high-quality beddings to guarantee maximum comfort.
Each cabin has a private en-suite bathroom and individual air conditioning and portholes.

Calico Jack - diving

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Indonesian Diving
When is The Best time to Go
Raja Ampat Diving and the Dive sites
Komodo Diving and the Dive sites
The top 10 reasons to join a Liveaboard in Raja
What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving
Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers

Calico Jack - itineraries

Please choose your Itinerary

Raja Ampat 8 nights Wayag
Raja Ampat 8 nights Central
Raja Ampat 12 nights North and South
Raja Ampat 8 nights Wayag (Non-Diving)
Raja Ampat to Triton bay, Kaimana 12 nights
Triton bay, Kaimana to Raja Ampat 12 nights
Cenderawasih 12 nights (Manokwari to Nabire)
Cenderawasih 12 nights (Nabire to Manokwari)

We recommend that you check your travel insurance will cover anything interrupting your travel plans as well as offer great dive insurance
We recommend Dive Assure Insurance as it offers cover for all these eventualities as well as complete Dive Insurance all in one package.

Some of the most frequently asked questions about Indonesia
When is the best time to Go - How to get to Raja - Raja Diving and the Dive sites - How to get to Komodo - Komodo Diving and the Dive sites - What are the advantage of a Liveaboard over Shore diving - Are these trips suitable for non-divers / snorkellers - The Latest Indonesian Travel Information - Other general FAQs

Calico Jack - specs

Dimensions & Specifications
Hull material Iron wood Type motor / sail
Decks 3 levels Mast(s) Twin 2
Tonnage 68 ton Beam 6m 42s
Length over all 33 meter Engine power twin 220 hp 440hp total
Draught 3m Cruising range 1400 nautical miles
Cruising speed 8.5 knots Fresh water maker 175 liters/ hour
Fresh water storage 3.8 ton Voltage 12 yes
Voltage 220 yes Max. diving passengers 10
Max. total passengers 10 Crew 11
Navigation & Communication
GPS Garmin/Furuno/Navionics Plotter yes
Depth sounder yes Fish finder yes
Satellite phone yes Mariphone SSB / VHF
Radar yes Navtex no
Safety
Life raft(s) 1x 20 persons Life jackets 25
Life ring buoys yes First aid kit yes
Fire extinguishers yes Fire & smoke alarm yes
EPIRP yes Oxygen yes
ENOS no Defibrillator no
Hyperbaric chamber no
Dive facilities
Compressors 2x Coltri Tropical Dive courses not available
Tanks 20 Camera rinsing tub yes
NITROX no Weights/ belts yes
Camera workstation yes Dive platform yes
Rental dive gear yes Tender 1 5.5m Rib 85hp Yamaha
Deck shower(s) yes/no Tender 2 5m wooden 40 hp
English speaking guide yes Tender 3 -
Cabin facilities
4 x Double bed cabin (lower deck)
Private bathroom yes Private toilet yes
Shower hot and cold Extra bed yes
Cupboard/ wardrobe yes 220 volt yes
Air conditioning yes Fan yes 12v
Porthole yes 4 Window yes
... x other cabin (lower deck) ??
Private bathroom yes Private toilet yes
Shower cold Extra bed no
Cupboard/ wardrobe yes 220 volt yes
Air conditioning yes Fan yes
Porthole yes Window no
Lounge facilities
Air conditioning no Fan(s) yes
Sofa(s) yes Dining table yes
Television yes DVD player yes
Sound system yes Computer yes
Deck(s) facilities
Sun deck area yes Covered deck area yes
Reclining chairs yes Mattresses yes
Hammocks yes Sofa(s) yes
Dining table yes
Bar facilities
Beer yes Wine yes
Spirits yes Soft drinks yes
Juices yes Ice cubes yes
Services & Entertainment
Laundry service yes Towel service yes
Massage no Library yes
Indoor games yes Beach games yes
DVD's yes iPod connection yes
Snorkel gear yes Fishing gear yes
Kayak(s) yes Wake board no
Water ski no Jet ski no
Extra's
e.g.:
3x Large capacity dive tanks available to hire. Yoga area on top deck, huge bean bags
Hair dryers to come
Hot water in all cabins June 2015
June 2015 -3rd Rib 5m 40hp/ Wake boards x 2 and new additional double kayaks