Our Cruise Director comes from Alsace in the east of France. He’s a true nature lover and there is little he doesn't know about underwater life, reptiles, mammals, fossils, botany. He’ll be more than happy to share his knowledge with you on board!
In Indonesia since 2013, Ludovic embarks in 2016 aboard the Tidak Apa’Pa, and knows exactly which dive site to take you to, when to go and what to look for! His “Adventurous side » will appeal to divers looking for more challenging dives, macro « nose in the sand » photograhy or discovery dives away from the classic dive spots.
As a Breton girl, Ariane was made for a life on the water !
A diving instructor in Indonesia since 2013, Ariane deeply loves sharing the diving experience, whether that be with experienced divers discovering new critters, or helping beginners, training and guiding them with great pleasure. You won't be able to resist being entertained by Ariane's happy energy, be it on board or underwater!
She even may take over the Kitchen sometimes to offer you some "French Douceurs".... Get your taste buds ready !!
On land, Ariane is your main contact and the ambassador of Tidak Apa'Pa, she also takes care of the administrative, customer relations and marketing sides of the business.
Ludovic and Ariane both speak fluent French, English, German and Indonesian.
Marsid, ou Kep
A sailor from Bira, of course ! Marsid has been sailing the indonesian seas since he's a kid. Captain on others diving boats before us, he joined TidakApaPa last summer for our greatest pleasure.
He'll be checking on everyone's safety and comfort at all time of the trip. You won't resist his brand new smile !
Maman or "Bas"
Another Sailor from Bira! Maman (say Mamannnn) is our dedicated mechanics, the « Engine Whisperer » for a cruise with no worries!
Just as the Captain, he has been sailing for years around Indonesia aboard different Liveaboards.
A discreet man, but never last when it comes to work onboard, or prepare some new innocent trick to the younger staff… J
Our "Chef" onboard !
After years cooking on numerous indonesian boats, Anto joined the Team last summer for a new adventure. He'll make you happy with his delicious currys, beef rendang, pancakes, cookies, osups, nasi gorend, fried bananas and other indonesian specialties.
On top of this, Anto is also an excellent Outre ses talents culinaires indiscutables, Anto is also an excellent handyman, specialized in dynamos, to come to reinforce Maman.
He is also our best freediver when the need comes to get wet to do some cleaning or repairs in the water!
Agung also comes from Bira's surroundings ! He wanted to join our team to follow the Captain, his mentor.
Always smiling, Agung has for main responsibility the conduct of our dinghies, to take you diving and bring you back afterwards.
He will also help to prepare the equipment, transport your suitcases, prepare the outdoor mattresses, the logistics of the boat etc ... and even with a few words of English !
Our "Rookie" on board ! Also from South Sulawesi, Ari joined us in early 2020 as a "moss".
Still a little bit shy, he's completing his apprenticeship of a diving liveaboard life, after a few years of sailing on tourist boats in the Komodo area.
With a smile stuck on his lips, he is at your service for any help you may need!
BabiNoch, the official Mascot
Babinoch 1st is dead, long live BabiNoch the 2nd!
No fins and mask anymore, but a real pirate and revoutionnary style!
BabiNoch is named after a mix between Indonesian : Babi means Pig, and Breton where Noch means... euhh Pig as well !
Our lovely mascot is always up to give you the call for Briefings and eating times, with his charming and so toneful cry !