Mermaid I


8 Cabins
Gear Rental
Renovated in 2016
Built in 2008

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  • 15 guests within 8 cabins: 1 master cabin, 1 single, and 6 cabins either double or twin.
  • Komodo, Ambon, Banda Sea, Alor, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Bali, Halmahera, and Maumere.
  • 9,11, and 15 night itineraries available.
  • Crew that can speak English, French, and Portuguese.

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Boat Description

Scheduling year-round cruises to Indonesia's most diverse dive sites is the Mermaid I liveaboard. The luxurious 28 metre yacht comfortably accommodates up to 15 guests within 8 cabins. 1 master cabin, 1 single cabin, and 6 cabins which can be either double or twin-berth. Every cabin has a large wardrobe, an en-suite with hot water shower, and AC. All guests needs are catered for with fresh bath towels provided daily. Outside, there are two decks for relaxing, one shaded with comfortable seating and one a fabulous sun deck. Indulge in a mix of Asian and Western cuisine served buffet-style in the spacious saloon. Mermaid I visits incredible destinations all over Indonesia including, Komodo, Ambon, Banda Sea, Alor, Raja Ampat, and Lembeh. Spend 15 nights voyaging from Maumere to Sorong across the Banda Sea, where guests will discover pygmy seahorse, turtles, manta rays, schooling hammerheads, dugong, frogfish and so much more. 9 nights will find divers touring the whole of Raja Ampat while 9 night itineraries also sail to Komodo from Bali.

Diving Services


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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Boat facilities

  • Laundry Service
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Separate rinse for u/w camera
  • 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
  • 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

  • Full Equipment
  • 15L tanks
  • Nitrox tank
  • Fins
  • Wetsuit
  • Regulator
  • BCD
  • Dive Computer
  • Snorkel equipment
  • U/W photo camera rental
  • 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

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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 90 days out = 95 % refund
  • Between 60 and 90 days out = 70 % refund
  • Less than 60 days out = no refund


VAT, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras

National Park Fees (200-225 EUR per trip), Port Fees, Visas and Fees.

Optional Extras

Gratuities, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses.