10 Cabins
Free Nitrox
Gear Rental
Renovated in 2016
Built in 2008

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  • 8 luxury cabins can accommodate 16 guests
  • Dive trips to Komodo, the Forgotten Islands, Banda Sea and Raja Ampat
  • 11 to 14 night itineraries available
  • The crew can speak English and Indonesian.

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Price per trip per person
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Boat Description

The 32m long MV Ambai is a boutique diving vessel which runs in Indonesian waters. The 8 luxury cabins can accommodate 16 guests and each is individually air conditioned with ensuite facilities and hot water. The boat was specifically designed with liveaboard trips in mind. There is a large indoor relaxation area, sundeck and air conditioned restaurant which also has a large flat screen TV, perfect for showing the days photos and videos.The dive deck at the rear of the boat can facilitate all 3 dive tenders. The dedicated camera room will be appreciated by photographers. The itineraries into the Forgotten Sea, Banda Sea, Komodo and Raja Ampat are very peaceful with lots of marine life. The 16 staff on board will help to make diving as stress free as possible. Some of the highlights include manta rays, whale sharks, grey reef sharks and some extraordinary macro life. This area contains some of the best diving in the world and the colourful reefs and exhilarating drifts will captivate all.

Diving Services


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Nitrox available
  • Rinse hosts
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Sidemount Diving

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Boat facilities

  • Laundry Service
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Camera Station
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Photography Station
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Onboard payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • USD
  • EUR
  • GBP

Food and Drink

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • A la carte
  • Vegan Options

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!

Gear Rental

  • 15L tanks
  • Nitrox tank
  • Fins
  • Wetsuit
  • Regulator
  • BCD
  • Dive Computer
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Nitrox Refills

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

Vessel Layout

Vessel Layout

Fine Prints

Booking process

Select a dive itinerary that suits your date preferencs and a cabin of your choice and enter your personal information. Submit the booking request. Once the booking is processed, you will receive an email notification with all booking details conveniently laid out in PDF.

Payment and cancellation

  • More than 120 days out = 100 % refund
  • Between 91 and 120 days out = 75 % refund
  • Less than 91 days out = no refund


VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Extra Dives, Nitrox, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Water Ski, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras

Dive Insurance, National Park Fees (200 EUR per trip), Port Fees (200 EUR per trip), Visas and Fees.

Optional Extras

Gratuities, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Snorkel Gear, Laundry / Pressing Services, Massage (10-15 EUR).