Mermaid I Liveaboard, Indonesia

from US$ 307 / day
  • Nitrox available
9.210 "Superb"   15 Verified Reviews
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    The luxurious, 28m M/V Mermaid I Indonesia offers 8 spacious cabins featuring individual flatscreen TV & DVD player, climate control, bathrobes, storage and en-suite bathroom. There is an inviting salon with tv and video on demand and two decks, all with comfortable, stylish seating perfect for relaxing after an adventurous day of scuba diving. Thai, Indonesian and Western cuisine is served in the “Sawasdee Restaurant” as guests enjoy spectacular views from the large windows.

    Mermaid I offers scuba divers the opportunity to dive Indonesia’s best sites including Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor and Ambon in style and comfort. The massive dive deck and dive platform provide diver with easy exits and entries to ensure a relaxing dive experience. The professional and friendly staff is also available to assist divers as needed. MV Mermaid I schedules year round cruises to Indonesia’s most diverse dive sites.

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    Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

    Excluded: Transfers outside of the free of charge zones, national park/Port Fees Komodo/Alor cruises €125, Raja Ampat cruises €200, Fuel Surcharges if applicable, Nitrox fills, rental equipment, on board courses, massages, souvenirs, alcoholic beverages

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    Boat features

    • Shaded diving deck
    • Camera Station
    • Audio & video entertainment
    • TV in cabins
    • Air Conditioned saloon
    • Aircon Cabins
    • Sun Deck
    • Indoor Saloon
    • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
    • Separate rinse for u/w camera
    • Charging stations

    Food & Drinks

    • Western Food
    • Local Food
    • Beer available

    If you have specific diet requests you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies. The liveaboard serves great food and you will be hungry after a full day of diving!


    • DIN Adaptors
    • Nitrox available
    • Dive deck

    The crew speaks English and Indonesian.

    Gear rental

    There is diving gear available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
    You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices

    Rental Gear Prices

    • Full Equipment:EUR 18 per day
    • 15L tanks:Free
    • Nitrox tank:EUR 6 per fill
    • Fins:EUR 6 per day
    • Wetsuit:EUR 6 per day
    • Regulator:EUR 6 per day
    • BCD:EUR 6 per day
    • Dive Computer:EUR 5 per day
    • Snorkel equipment:EUR 5 per day
    • U/W photo camera rental:EUR 20 per day
    • Nitrox Refills:EUR 6 per fill

    Drawings & Vessel Layouts

    Mermaid I Liveaboard floorplan


    Boat Specifications

    • Length:28 meters
    • Beam:7 meters
    • Top speed:12 knots
    • Cruising speed:9.5 knots
    • Engines:Hino 2 x 450 HP
    • Max guests:15
    • Number of cabins:8
    • Number of bathrooms:10
    • Tenders:2 x 4.2m / ladders
    • Water capacity:20'000 liters
    • Fuel capacity:18'000 liters
    • Freshwater maker:Yes

    Boat navigation, communication and safety features

    • Radar
    • GPS
    • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
    • Life Vests
    • Oxygen

    Mermaid I Reviews

    Superb (out of 10)
    Average score from 15 Verified Review(s) Only people who have booked through and joined the Liveaboard can write a review.
    It was an excellent trip. BioDiversity Special Maumere – Alor – Banda Sea – Raja Ampat – Sorong, Indonesia in December

    I was very like and had a chance to swim very close to a whale. At one point in Raja Amat have seeng a lot of Mantas very closely for a very long time

    Recommended for

    Crue is excellent. Very good food. Overall very nice and relaxing atmosphere on this boat

    United States
    Hammerhead Experience Ambon - Banda Sea - Alor - Maumere, Indonesia in November

    The highlight of our trip were seeing hammerhead sharks. Seeing a Mandarin fish and finding a lacey Rhionpias. Spending time with the family while diving.

    Recommended for

    The best three things were the dive guides, helpful service on dive deck, comfortable bed

    Feeding frenzy below and above the water. Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in July

    Giant trevally feeding frenzy at Batu Bolong, some great manta encounters, lots of frog fish, and high current drift dives. Oh! Did I mention the great food?

    Recommended for

    Drift dives, Manta dives, the great food.

    Review score
    Raja Ampat Raja Ampat-Banda Sea-Ambon Cruise, Indonesia in March

    Corals, Manta, Sea Snakes

    Recommended for

    Corals, Manta, Sea Snakes

    Great experience Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in July

    Some very exciting dive !

    Recommended for

    Dive quality / comfort / safety

    It was just wonderful Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in July

    Again hard to day, because I lovend everthing. In Dutch the trip was a 10 or in English an A plus

    Recommended for

    Connor make a choice, everything was GREAT

    8 liveabords Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in June


    Recommended for

    crew, diving, meal.

    Diving indulgence! Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in June

    Lots of Mantas!!!

    Recommended for

    Service, Food, Dive Guide

    Wow Maumere-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in May

    Manta 😊

    Recommended for


    United States
    Great boat, great staff, good food Raja Ampat-Banda Sea-Ambon Cruise, Indonesia in March

    Terrific coral and macro life in Raja Ampat, also some mantas. Beer on board was affordable. Food was good, better than expected. Staff is very friendly and all seem happy to be working on the boat. Dive layout for the boat is fantastic. Loved the diving, except for the muck dives

    Recommended for

    Staff, comfort, diving

    FANTASTIC Raja Ampat Cruise, Indonesia in February


    Recommended for

    The Dive master, the food and the diving

    Excellent trip. Raja Ampat Cruise, Indonesia in December

    Excellent trip. Friendly crew.

    Recommended for

    Dive cites, crew and diving guides, food

    Great Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in July


    Recommended for

    Crew, Service, other divers

    It was a wonderful Safari I would defeniatelly recommend it. Bali-Komodo-Bali, Indonesia in July

    It was overall a very well organized Safari. Defenetly great value for money

    Recommended for

    diving, Crew, food

    Amazing dives, fantastic crew members and dive guides Raja Ampat Cruise, Indonesia in March

    I had an amazing time diving with mermaid 1. Seeing the mantas was a great experience. The dive guides were very knowledgeable. I was well looked after by the crew members and they were all very friendly and helpful.

    Recommended for

    The dive experience, coral gardens and ample sea life, for me the highlight was seeing the Mantas.

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