Preparing your Mata Ikan voyage:
Please remember that you may only bring 20 Kg of luggage (excluding
hand luggage) if you are coming by flight or fast ferry. Clothing
on board the “Mata Ikan” is causal and we suggest
shorts, T-shirts, a long pairs of trousers for excursions, a
sweater for cool nights, including waterproof jacket.
For the land excursions you will need proper walking shoes
with a good profile (sport shoes), bathing suits and snorkel
gears (also available on board). Protect yourself from sunburns
and bring a hat and sun lotion.
You are entering a protected Marine
Many of these islands are part of the protected Marine Park.
The following ground rules have to be followed. Not following
the rules can lead to severe penalties!
- It is prohibited to disturb the marine life, it is not permitted
to take or remove corals, stones, shells and other marine
- Spear fishing is a serious offence
- Do not litter into the sea, there are garbage containers
- No collection of artefacts from wrecks and other underwater
220 Volt / European connections.
Our American guest will need an adapter for 110 Volt and a
special connection (from US to European standards).
Telephone and fax
On Mata Ikan it is only possible to make a phone call using
our satellite phone system. Fax cannot be send however contact
can also be make through various countries radio station to
be connected through our Single Band Radio. Many hand phones
can still receive signals while near the islands.
Changes in the itinerary
The Master and divemaster of Mata Ikan has the right to change
the itinerary if weather conditions, nautical and technical
difficulties or instructions from the respective authorities
forces us to do so.
If we have to change the itinerary, we will do our best to
offer a proper alternative that corresponds as much as possible
with the original booked itinerary. With your reservation
you accept possible changes. These changes can never be ground
for claims or reimbursements.
In case of force situations, strikes, war etc. Mata Ikan
has the right to cancel departures, without being held responsible.
The “Mata Ikan” will offer voyages from 3 to 14
days. From 1st March till 30th November 2004 voyages will
start and end in the Malaysia East Coast or Singapore. From
December till end February the vessel will be operating in
the West Coast and the Andaman Sea.