The vessel offers two outside decks, one with cushioned sofas and the other with cushioned sunbeds for more comfortable relaxing and napping in between dives
Named Best Overall in the Pacific and Indian region by readers, Mermaid Liveaboards’ fleet offers the ultimate in comfort and luxury along with a variety of itineraries targeting the best of Indonesia. These two vessels inspire even more confidence, having won first place for Quality of Staff and Level of Safety. The 92-foot Mermaid I accommodates 15 guests in a master stateroom (king size bed) and four deluxe cabins (king size or twin beds) and two lower deck cabins double/twin beds). A unique offering is the single cabin, with one bed, accommodating solo travelers seeking their own space. The vessel offers two outside decks, one with cushioned sofas and the other with cushioned sunbeds for more comfortable relaxing and napping in between dives.
The 108-foot Mermaid I I offers much of the same comforts, accommodating 18 guests in 9 cabins: eight deluxe cabins and one budget cabin with bunk bed twins. Both vessels serve a mix of Western and Asian fare, along with a long menu of Australian, Chilean and New Zealand wines.
The Lembeh Strait and Togian Islands are just one itinerary that highlights the sweeping array of biodiversity in Indonesia.
These two vessels travel throughout Indonesia, including Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Ambon, the Banda Sea, Forgotten Islands, Halmahera, Lembeh and Togian Islands. Each region is known for a different mix of diving, from the muck diving mecca that is Lembeh, the glory of Raja Ampat and Komodo, to the whale sharks of Saleh Bay. There is such a variety of itineraries, allowing guests to pick and choose different diving adventures, from eight-day sailings to Komodo and nine-day sailings in Raja Ampat to their BioDiversity Special 16-day sailings that travel to Raja, the Banda Sea, Alor and Maumere.
The Lembeh Strait and Togian Islands are just one itinerary that highlights the sweeping array of biodiversity in Indonesia. This sailing includes dives on the black sand of Lembeh, rich in nudibranchs, frog-fish and exotic species of octopus. Then it’s onto the Gorontalo area of south Sulawesi island to snorkel with whale sharks. All this and it’s just day four of a12-day journey.
2024 Readers Choice Awards
Mermaid Liveaboards won a total of nine Readers Choice awards, including first place in the Quality of Staff, Level of Safety and Best Overall categories.