Indonesia Liveaboard Holidays
MV Mermaid I
LUXURY LIVEABOARD HOLIDAYS TO INDONESIA
MV Mermaid I is a comfortable 28 metre liveaboard sleeping a maximum of 15 guests in 8 air-conditioned cabins.
With itineraries in Komodo and Raja Ampat varying between 9 and 11 nights, 11 night trips to the Banda Sea or Lembeh and the amazing 15-night bio-diversity specials, MV Mermaid I offers an exciting range of diving itineraries. Whether you want to play with mantas, search for pygmy seahorses, see walls of hammerhead sharks and bask in the glory of huge whale sharks, this is where you can start to tick those boxes. Then there are the Komodo Dragons on land as well.
Liveaboard Services / Facilities: The purpose built dive deck and wide stern dive platform with two exit ladders and fresh water showers are a diver’s dream. There are 6 camera rinse tanks, two outside decks, one shaded with outside seating and the fabulous sundeck with sunshade plus cushioned sun beds.
Food, Beverage & Entertainment Facilities: Delicious Thai, Indonesian and western meals are served in the ‘Sawasdee Restaurant’ with panoramic windows to take in the stunning views. Relax in the saloon with TV/DVD and music centre or select from a full range of marine life books.
Included: Transfers from/to airport at the free of charge points, all meals & snacks, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks and drinking water, tanks, weights, weight belts and diving with experienced Dive masters/Instructors.
Not Included: Transfers outside of the free of charge zones, National park/port fees. Fuel Surcharges if applicable. Nitrox fills, rental equipment, onboard courses, dive insurance (Mandatory), massages, souvenirs, alcoholic beverages.
Choose from 4 deluxe cabins (double or twin beds) 1 master state room (king size bed) and 1 single cabin All are above deck with ensuite bathrooms, refrigerator and panoramic sea view windows. There are also 2 budget cabins (double/twin beds) with ensuite below deck.
Boat Specifications: Length overall 28m, Beam 7m, Fuel capacity 23,000 litres, Maximum speed 10 knots, Cruising speed 9 knots, Fresh water capacity 30,000 litres, Water makers 5,000 litres per day.
General: 8 Cabins, 9 Toilets, 15 Guests maximum, 2 Dive deck showers, Indoor TV lounge, Indoor dining area, Outdoor lounge,
Sun deck with sun beds.
Equipment Twin Hino engines 450 HP, Twin Hino generators 100 kw, Hino Central unit air-conditioning, 3 Compresor bauer 200 l/min, Nitrox membrane, 2 x 4.7 metre RIBs with ladders and 40hp Yamaha engines.
Safety Features: Smoke alarms, Life jackets, First aid kit, Two life rafts for 20 passengers, Search light, Fire extinguishers, Crew first aid trained, Nautilus radios, Oxygen, EPIRB distress system, Emergency flares, Bilge pump alarm
Systems: Navigation Systems, Radar, GPS, Computer navigation, Plotters, Depth sounder, Fish finder, Communication Systems, Satellite Phone, DSC radio, Mobile phones, WHF radio, SSB radio, Satellite Internet.
Dive Routes included:
Bali – Komodo – Bali
Bali – Komodo – Maumere
Maumere – Komodo – Bali
Maumere – Alor – Maumere
Raja Ampat – Halmahera – Lembeh
Lembeh – Halmahera – Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat – Banda Sea – Ambon
Ambon – Banda Sea – Raja Ampat
Biodiversity Super Special – Maumere – Alor – Banda Sea – Raj
Biodiversity Super Special – Raja Ampat – Banda Sea – Alor – Maumere
Biodiversity Special Ring of Fire – Maumere – Alor – Banda Sea – Ambon
Biodiversity Special Ring of Fire – Ambon – Banda Sea – Alor – Maumere
Schedule & Available Spaces
Situated right on the beach this 5-star All-Inclusive hotel combines traditional culture with luxury. A few minutes’ walk is all it takes to the beaches.
Flights from London Included
11 nights in a twin-shared cabin
All inclusive meals
9 – 20 November 2019
The Dive Diaries
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Holly Hawkins has been with Diverse Travel for 5 years. Previously at Scuba Tours Worldwide and Maldives Scuba Tours where she developed a love of