Mermaid II Liveaboard, Indonesia

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The luxurious, 32m M/V Mermaid II (Mermaid 2) liveaboard offers 8 spacious cabins featuring individual climate control, large wardrobe, storage and en-suite bathroom. There is also a budget cabin below deck, with climate control and a shared bathroom. The MV Mermaid II has 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 onboard.

MV Mermaid II 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 II schedules year round cruises to Indonesia’s most diverse dive sites.

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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, 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, Onboard courses, Massages, Souvenirs, Alcoholic beverages

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Photography Station
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Custom built for diving
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day

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
  • Nitrox available
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving

The crew speaks English, Spanish, 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

Deckplan Mermaid II floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Length 33 meters
  • Beam 7 meters
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 9.5 knots
  • Engines Hino 2 x 450 HP
  • Max guests 18
  • Number of cabins 9
  • Number of bathrooms 11
  • Tenders 2 x 4.7 m / ladders
  • Water capacity 20'000
  • Fuel capacity 16'000
  • Freshwater maker Yes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers

Mermaid II Reviews

  • 9.0 Superb
  • 24 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
    8.4
  2. Crew
    8.8
  3. Food
    9.8
  4. Diving
    9.6
  5. Value
    8.3
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • mary O
  • United States United States
Underwater oddities

The variety and unusual marine life was wonderful to see and the warm water and superb diving conditions made the overall experience well worth the trip

Recommended for
Unusual marine life, super warm water, great photo opportunities
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Lisa K
  • United States United States
Worth a second visit!

The aquarium of fish that felt like a busy metropolitan freeway of fish going everywhere, gorgeous coral, schools of fish, unique creatures seen on night dives. I will absolutely cone back diving in Bali-Komodo!

Recommended for
Excellent dives, great guides, great briefings
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ruth K
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Best dive vacation ever

Wobegon shark, walking shark were very special, the variety of fish as well as corals is amazing.

Recommended for
Helpful friendly crew, of sealive, dive spots
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Edward Z
  • Canada Canada
Expensive but worth it!

Amazing trip to Komodo! World-class dive sites, and made all the better by the Mermaid II crew. Was amazing having a marine biologist on board to explain things as well. Food was delicious, rooms were clean and comfortable, and the boat was spacious. Service was second to none, absolutely no stress about equipment, just eat, sleep, dive, repeat.

Recommended for
Diving, Food, Crew
  • 8.4 Very good
  • james K
  • United States United States
My favorite dive trip

Merce is awesome, mantas r close, great mix of diving

Recommended for
Merce, macro, pelagics
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Karin A
  • Finland Finland
Had a great week diving with mermaid II and the crew

The diving in komodo has something for everybody. Bigger things like mantas and sharks to corals and macrodiving. The crew on the boat made the experience ten times better. Always greeting us with a smile and cheers after every dive. The diving groups are small which gives the possibility to discuss preferences with your dive guide. The land visit made a nice break from the boat life, and we were lucky to see a handful of komodo dragons on our visit. Would recommend everybody to do a trip with Mermaid II.

Recommended for
Diving, crew and komodo dragons
  • 10 Exceptional
  • JONATHAN C
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
An amazing experience

This was our second time aboard the Mermaid having previously visited Komodo in 2014. That trip was amazing and would have been hard to beat but this was just as good, if not better. Nothing is ever a chore for the wonderful crew, so friendly and helpful. The dive guides were fantastic especially our guide Ketut who really looked after us. All the dives were planned in advance and we went to the best sites. Very clear briefings and safety was always front of mind. The boat is really well maintained and stocked. Everything is organised to the finer details and is like a well oiled machine meaning you're never left waiting. The food is incredible, the best we've had on a liveaboard. The Mermaid really sets the bar.

Recommended for
Diving, food, and crew
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Ronald B
  • United States United States
Best dive experience ever.

The crew went above , and beyond to make the trip a special experience for all the quests. The food was excellent. The dive briefings were very thorough, and each dive was a different exploratory treat. I would especially like to thank Montse, the director, and Nico, our dive master. There are others that deserve praise as well, but I mention these two because of the most direct contact. We put this trip at the the top of our bucket list., it exceeded our expectations. Life long memories that will never fade. This was Raja Ampat. Our next trip will include Komoto.

Recommended for
Great service, dive guides, and food.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Sally-Ann L
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
Outstanding week

Our dive master was very knowledgable, the diving was amazing and the crew on Mermaid 11 were so friendly and helpful.

Recommended for
The diving, the crew and the food!
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Kenneth F
  • United States United States
Great crew, SERVICE "5 +"

Great weather and great service gave us a 5+ star trip! YES we are planing to board the Mermaid again!!!!!

Recommended for
Crew, total service in and out of the water.
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Adrianne P
  • New Zealand New Zealand
Amazing quality and variety of diving

See the best 3 things. The land excursions were enjoyable - seeing the Komodo dragons, sunset on an island hill, seeing a local rural village. All the crew extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. Stunning diving.

Recommended for
Macro diving, Manta rays, Komodo dragons
  • 6.8 Review score
  • Phil M
  • United States United States
Great Crew, small cabin and average food.

The diving obviously

Recommended for
Crew was great, on-board massages great and night dives spectacular
  • 9.2 Superb
  • Elisabetta S
  • Italy Italy
Best way to visit komodo national park

Beside the beauty of the location, I particularly appreciated Montse, the boat leader, for having everything smoothly organized and Alex , photographer and video master, for the wonderful pics and videos (good to share memories once back home)

Recommended for
properly selected dive sites, kind and experienced crew, delicious food
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Rick B
  • United States United States
The best service I've seen!

Amazing friendly crew! Awesome above and below water activities including walks to very scenic views, Komodo dragons, and an amazing underwater world!

Recommended for
Diving, service, food
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • dwight P
  • United States United States
Great Komoda trip

Manta Rays, sunsets, diving, the professionalism of the crew

Recommended for
The waters of Komoda Park, the crew, boat comfort
  • 6.8 Review score
  • Phillip P
  • Australia Australia
Nice trip, amazing diversity

Mantas, big tuna and Barra

Recommended for
Ketut the dive leader, bio diversity, comfortable boat
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Adam B
  • Australia Australia
Such an amazing trip , memories that will last a lifetime !!

This dive trip was amazing the diverse range of diving from muck diving to walls and huge coral gardens ... it has it all !!

Recommended for
The Crew, the comfort of the boat, the food !!
  • 7.6 Good
  • Dan P
  • United States United States
Amazing diving with a fantastic crew

Overall the dive trip experience was excellent. Areas to improve would be spreading the dive groups out more when they are in the water. On multiple dives we were running into other groups from our boat. Also, smoking is permitted in the main outside shaded deck which is not fair for the non-smokers. I had to spend most of the trip inside the air-con room because I get a headache from cigarette smoke and many of the other divers were smoking all the time.

Recommended for
1. Excellent diving, particularly in the south (visibility not so good in the north) 2. The entire crew is very good. Detailed dive briefings, excellent crew to help organize gear-up and post diving.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Markus Z
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Liveabordtrip with Mermaid2

It was really very well organised, good Food, a very nice Crew and just a real good experience over all!I can't expect more.. My thank goes out to the whole Crew of this Boat.

Recommended for
Crew / Divesides / Boat
  • 7.2 Good
  • Dennis L
  • Australia Australia
Great crew and great service.

Really enjoyed it.

Recommended for
Crew.Food.Predive briefs.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Lucy H
  • Australia Australia
Exceptional

Amazing time, exceeded my expectations. Nothing was too hard for the professional and friendly staff. Great time was had by all!

Recommended for
People, destination, boat comfort
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Vanessa H
  • Switzerland Switzerland
One week of luxury and fun

I needed one week off, relaxing and diving. It was just a perfect experience for me as an experienced diver, as well as for my unexperienced friend.

Recommended for
The tour guide was very organised and flexible to adjust the tout, the guides were very funny and always up for a chat, but the food was just outstanding!!