Mari Liveaboard, Indonesia

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The beautiful Mari is a traditional Indonesian phinisi offering year-round diving trips in Raja Ampat, the Banda Sea and Komodo National Park. Constructed entirely of ironwood and teak, the 30m Mari underwent a complete refurbishment in 2016 to offer modern furnishings and ample onboard space. She caters to a maximum of 14 guests in 7 cabins, ensuring a more personal experience and plenty of room to relax. There are 3 Deluxe and 4 Superior cabins, each offering AC, storage space and private bathrooms. All cabins are located on the main deck so are bright and well ventilated. Common areas include the open air lounge, bar and dining area as well as 2 sun-decks with loungers.

The Mari explores the best of Indonesia's dive sites, to offer exciting year-round adventures. From July - October divers can explore Komodo National Park on 4, 5 and 10-night trips. Divers can expect thrilling diving in the national park at world famous dive sites such as Manta Alley, Castle Rock and Crystal Rock, diving with manta rays, sharks and huge schools of fish. In October the boat moves to Raja Ampat via Flores & the Maluku, and then stays in Raja Ampat until the following April. Explore one of the most diverse marine environments in the world, with the chance of seeing everything from pygmy sea-horses to whales.

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Included: VAT, Environment Tax, Fuel Surcharge, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (60 EUR per trip), Port Fees (80 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Rental Gear.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Library
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Full-board Option
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, 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.


Diving

  • DIN Adaptors
  • Rinse Hoses
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English, German, 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.


Drawings & Vessel Layouts

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2008
  • Year renovated 2018
  • Length 32.2 m
  • Deck area 3 + Sky Deck
  • Beam 6.5m
  • Cruising speed 6-7 knots
  • Engines Nissan RD8/280PS
  • Max guests 14
  • Number of cabins 7
  • Number of bathrooms 7
  • Tenders 2 dinghies from fiber (6.5 m / 40 PS Yamaha + 4 m / 15 PS Yamaha)
  • Water capacity 5000 litre/day
  • Fuel capacity 16 ton
  • Freshwater maker 5 ton/day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Mari Reviews

  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • 15 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.7
  2. Crew
    8.8
  3. Food
    8.9
  4. Diving
    8.8
  5. Value
    8.9
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Cihan B
  • Germany Germany
Nice divespots and nice crew

Good organized crew, and some good divespots if you like makro

Recommended for
Very nice Cabins, well organized and friendly crew
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Andrzej K
  • Poland Poland
Great Time!

That was great expierience! The boat is very well prepered, we had accomodation in delux cabin with ac and private shower and toiletes. Food was quite good but I expected indonesian rather, than western. All the staff was very helpfull. And ofcourse Raja Ampat is the best!!!

Recommended for
Hospitable staff, very good acomodation, best divemasters!
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Suyan J
  • China China
Have the best time of my life

I love the 2nd day dive, watching dozens of sharks !

Recommended for
Amazing dive, nice crew, comfortable facility
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Andras R
  • Hungary Hungary
Value for money 5 stars

Lots of sharks, turtles, a manta The best night dive place

Recommended for
Komodo Marine Park, Not too much guests, Relaxed
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Jamie J
  • United States United States
Fantastic clean new liveaboard

The night dives were amazing and one of the dive guides was really good at pointing out interesting critters. Little side excursions were perfect and Holger was very flexible with taking the small boat to snorkel sites. Crew is good and polite, great with taking care of all your gear.

Recommended for
Great facilities, plenty of space, hot shower water
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Jungo S
  • Singapore Singapore
Friendly

Dive at jetty

Recommended for
Guides, dive sites, cleanness
  • 7.6 Good
  • Mark A
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong
Very nice boat, and great diving, and their was plenty of good food.

It was great seeing so many sharks. I have dived before and seen sharks, but never this many. The dive guides were great, friendly and knowledgeable. Their ability to spot wildlife was incredible and they made the experience amazing. Make sure you know what you are renting though, as despite ticking and not ticking various items before arriving, I was given it all and charged as well. I should have checked when I was handed everything but I accepted it all without question assuming it was in line with what I had requested earlier and then was handed the bill at the end.

Recommended for
The diving, the food and boat.
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Michael G
  • United States United States
Lots of elbow room on the boat and amazing diving

Excellent diving and the manta rays at two sites were amazing.

Recommended for
Lots of space on the boat with only 10 divers, fantastic diving and good food
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Willy M
  • Indonesia Indonesia
I had a good diving experience , the food was excellent , but the weather is not so friendly, over all itwas wonderful

The manta diving was so great , it was the highlight of the trip...

Recommended for
Easy to the diving spot, silence and relaxing
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Becky B
  • United States United States
Such a comfortable boat!!

Lovely corals, tons of fish, & OCEANIC MANTAS!!!

Recommended for
Comfort, good food, warm showers.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Paolo B
  • Italy Italy
Exploration with confort

Amazing diving with Oceanic Manta and Christmas pigmy sea horses.

Recommended for
Competent and always available personnel; Plenty of fresh water; Tender boat always in the right place
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Paolo B
  • Italy Italy
Exploration with confort

Amazing diving with Oceanic Manta and Christmas pigmy sea horses.

Recommended for
Competent and always available personnel; Plenty of fresh water; Tender boat always in the right place
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Michael R
  • Germany Germany
Great Diving in Komodo

We had a number of great dives with many sharks (nurse sharks, reef sharks, white tip and black tip shark), Rays (Eagle, Marble, Cow Nose Rays), and many many turtles (hawksbill and green turtles), Napoleons, Crocodile Fish, ...... .. Lots of small stuff as well (nudibranch, metasepia pfefferi,.....) Holger was a great host.

Recommended for
Great Dive Guides, Lots of Space for Recovery, Flexible Dive Planing