Mermaid Liveaboards take diving trips to explore Indonesia's marine biodiversity throughout the year
The dive boats Mermaid I and Mermaid II belong to the fleet of Mermaid Liveaboards diving yachts and offer only diving cruises throughout the year in Indonesia in RAJA AMPAT, KOMODO and all the marine biodiversity that exists in between, called: ALOR, FLORES, BAND and FORGOTTEN ISLANDS.
THE MERMAID LIVEABOARD FLEET
1. MERMAID I LIVEABOARD
Mermaid I Liveaboard is a 28m dive yatch focused on delivering diving trips and catering diving comfort to its passengers -particularly divers. Mermaid I has 8 deluxe cabins than hosts 15 guest: 1 master state room, 1 single deluxe cabin, 4 double deluxe cabins (double or twin) and 2 lower deck cabins (double or twin). All the cabins have ensuite bathrooms, air conditioned, iPads for TV, toiletries and loads of fluffy towels. The only difference between the cabins on main deck and lower deck is the panoramic sea view windows with doors opening onto the gangway of the main deck cabins. Mermaid I is renowned by its huge purpose built dive deck, its wide stern dive platform and its “Sawasdee Restaurant” an asian-western fusion cuisine, all elements that complete the diver's dream: dive, eat, sleep and repeat.
2. MERMAID II LIVEABOARD
Mermaid II Liveaboard is a 35m dive yacht built purpose to facilitate diving operations. Mermaid II hosts 18 guests in 8 deluxe cabins on the main deck and 2 budget cabins on the lower deck. Even if the standard of service is the same, there is a quite difference between the main deck and lower deck cabin. All the deluxe cabins on main deck have large panoramic sea view windows, ensuite bathroom, individually controlled air-conditioning, iPads for TV, toiletries and towels. The two budget cabins on the lower deck have twin bunks, a vanity sink, individually controlled air-conditioning and shared bathroom -with the other lower deck guest cabin, via adjoining doors-. Mermaid II is renowned by its wide stern dive platform with two exit ladders and fresh warm water showers and a special indulgence, hot chocolate after your night dives!
3. DESTINATIONS AND ITINERARIES
The displacement of Mermaid 1 and Mermaid 2 in the different regions of Indonesia is carried out according to the following regular diving seasons:
Komodo National Park, June - July - August
Alor & Flores, September - October - November. And May
Flores & Banda Sea, September - October - November
Forgotten Islands, September - October - November. And April
Banda Sea, September - October - November. And March
Raja Ampat, November - December - January
Lembeh Strait, February
Particularly interesting is the 11-night Sorong-Manado or Manado-Sorong itinerary, where 3 different dive destinations are visited in a single cruise: Raja Ampat, Halmahera and Lembeh Strait.
Mermaid Liveaboards are also available for explorative cruises throughout all the Indonesian archipelago, contact us to organise a customised trip.
4. TECHNICAL DATA - LAYOUT - FACILITIES
Mermaid Liveaboards diving yachts have been designed and built with the sole purpose of diving, facilitating dives and all the necessary operations on a diving cruise.
Mermaid I Liveaboard Layout
Mermaid II Liveaboard Layout
5. PRICES AND COSTS
The prices and rates of Mermaid Liveaboards are in USD and booking with us you can pay in your preferred currency: EUR, GBP, AUD, etc.
Prices and Costs
The price includes:
- - One pre-cruise night in airport hotel in Indonesia complimentary by Cruising Indonesia
- - Arrival and departure airport / hotel transfers
- - Accommodations on board
- - ToiletrIes
- - All meals on board
- - Drinking water, tea, coffee
- - 3 dives a day + 1 night dive, according to the itinerary
- - Tank, belt and weights
- - Excursions according on board program
- National Park Entrance Fees and Harbor Fees per person, these fees may change without notice:
- Mermaid I Liveaboard
- All the destinations €200 per person
- Mermaid II Liveaboard
- Komodo and Alor cruises €175 per person
- Other destinations €200 per person
Optional bookable and payable in advance:
- International and domestic flights (*)
Optional bookable and payable on board:
- - Wines and alcoholic beverages
- - Espresso coffee
- - Soft drinks and beers
- - Massages
- - Dive courses
- - Nitrox
- - Rental gear
- - Crew gratuities
- - Diving Insurance, we highly recommended DAN
- - Travel Insurance including Trip Cancellation, we highly recommended World Nomads Travel Insurance
- - Satellital phone calls
(*) Tailor-Made Travel
We can organise all your flight itinerary, land services and eventual extensions with the best market price.
Contact us for planning your custom made diving holidays.
6. TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Terms & Conditions
We have a few and simple rules, please take your time to carefully read them, at the time of confirming your booking, you automatically agree with the following terms & conditions:
Booking by Cabin
- 30% as deposit for booking confirmation
- 100% must be paid 60 days before cruise departure
- 100% payment within 2 days of booking in case of Last Minute Booking
All payments must be made by bank transfer or bank deposit according to the payment instructions of our invoice. Reservations and payments must be communicated and send by email.
Booking by Cabin
- More than 90 days before departure: refund less €100 administration charge per person
- 90-60 days: cruise non-transferable and deposit lost
- Less than 60 days: 0% refund
7. FLEXIBLE BOOKING CONDITIONS
Mermaid Liveaboard offers travel booking with flexible conditions.
8. MERMAID LIVEABOARD DEALS
Special offer Mermaid Liveaboard 2020 and 2021
Mermaid Liveaboard offers 20% discount on dive cruises until March 2021. Contact now!
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