Indonesia Liveaboard Holidays

MV Pindito


MV Pindito is a 38 metre liveaboard which sails the iconic dive sites in East Flores, Komodo, Raja Ampat and the unique Biodiversity Cruise. The knowledgeable and friendly crew offer a 5 star service, which extends to the dining room with international and local food prepared by expert chefs, beer and wines. Snacks are available all day.

The sun deck is a welcoming place to relax and catch the sun’s rays in the morning and evening. There are also Balinese or aromatherapy massages available, Paid WiFi available.The dive deck is spacious with equipment storage, rinse tanks and camera/charging stations. Diving is done from a well-equipped zodiac and the dive crew handle your gear making sure it arrives at your dive site.There are three experienced and knowledgeable dive guides on hand to create memorable diving experiences. Nitrox is available. New to the Pindito is rebreather diving, where guests can also do the rebreather course.

Included: Return transfer airport to the MV Pindito, Accommodation in a double or twin bed cabin with en-suite shower bath, toilet and AC Full board including all drinks on board (excluding wine). 3 dives per diving day and one down or night-dive (no diving on departure/arrival day). NITROX fillings for whole cruise, multilingual guides on board and all offered land excursionsNot Included: National park fees payable on board. Airport taxes for domestic flights and departure fees, payable at the airport. Tips for the crew (we recommend per guest/day EUR 24.00 / USD 30.00), Tips for guides/instructor is separate. Insurance for cancellation fee, Dive insurance (from 2013 onwards mandatory for all cruises) Souvenirs onboard, Dive courses (i.e. Nitrox course EUR 150.00 / USD 180.00)

SPECIFICATION: Length 142 ft, Beam 29 ft, Construction Wooden ship with BKI classification, Type Pinisi (Traditional Indonesian Motor Sailer), Engines Yanmar 6HA2M-WHT, 350 PS, Speed 8 – 9 knots Range 1300 nautical miles, Generators 2 x 40 KW Available, Voltage 220v, 50 Hz (110v available in Camera Room), Power: US and EUR standards, Fuel Tank 3000 gallons, Water Tank 2000 gallons and Desalinator, Reverse-osmosis Watermaker

NAVIGATION / SAFETY: 2x life rafts, Venol oxygen unit, O2, First-aud kit, Tenders 4 Zodiacs (3 active, 1 standby), Compressors 2 Mariner Bauer, Nitrox membrane compressor (32%), Scuba Tanks 40 x 80cf tanks with DIN adaptors available, Rebreather 4 Poseidon Discovery MK VI Sets We recommend contacting the Pindito office in time to reserve your equipment).

ELECTRONICS: 2x Radar, 2x Ecosounder, 2x GPS, VHF radio, Satellite communication Irridium (Seawave), E-mail access

MISCELLANEOUS: TV, DVD/CD player, library, water skis, wakeboard

CABINS: For maximum 16 guests, 6 cabins with double beds, 2 cabins with twin beds. Extra bank available upon request for double cabins. All guest cabins have a own shower, washbasin, toilet, individually controlled air conditioning and electricity 24 hours a day – 220v, 50Hz (110v available in Camera Room)

Banda Sea – Raja Ampat: Critters and giants, muck and corrals
Biodiversity Cruise: Travel over 1,100 nautical miles of biodiverse Banda Sea!
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Family Dive Cruise: Diving, adventure & fun
Komodo: Great biodiversity and lots of variety
Raja Ampat: Unique maritime diversity
Whale Macro Cruise: For whale enthusiasts & macro lovers

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