Welcome to Mermaid Liveaboards

Asia's Premier Liveaboard Fleet for Raja Ampat & Komodo Scuba Diving

Mermaid Liveaboards has been operating in and exploring Indonesia since 2000. Experience the best scuba diving in Indonesia in Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Ambon, Banda Sea, Halmahera and Lembeh.

Indonesia has some of the best diving in the world. Our professional international and local crew has been trained to the highest standards of service and safety to ensure you a trip of a lifetime.

You are more than welcome to contact us if you have any inquiries or questions about planning your diving holiday in Indonesia. Whatever trip you choose, be prepared to get the best diving experience in Indonesia.

We have two vessels for you to choose from Mermaid I and Mermaid II, both with amazing standards and knowledge in all the destinations of Indonesia.

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Komodo and The Mermaid by Anita Verde

Our driver weaves his way through the chaotic traffic leading to Bali’s Benoa Harbor and pulls ov...
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Raja Ampat

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Komodo Dragon

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Banda Islands

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Alor Tribe

<h3>Komodo National Park</h3>

Komodo National Park

Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world’s largest island country. At almost two million square kilometres and with more than seventeen thousand islands, it is no wonder that Indonesia is the world’s best scuba diving destination!

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Mermaid I

Our luxurious liveaboard MV Mermaid I is a 28 metre, twin-engine steel motor yacht. She comfortably holds 15 guests and offers all amenities you can dream of for your...

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Mermaid II

Our MV Mermaid II is a 33 metre, twin engine, steel hull yacht liveaboard offering 8 deluxe cabins with the option to be double bed or twin beds. Each cabin features l...

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Mermaid Facilities

  • Satellite phone
  • Satellite Internet / WIFI
  • TV in cabins
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Toiletries and Hairdryer
  • Massages
  • Spacious Outdoor Areas
  • PADI Courses
  • Nitrox
  • 4 divers per guide
  • Rental equipment
  • Non-diver friendly
  • Camera station
  • Dive Platform Freshwater Shower
  • Crew first aid-trained
  • Extensive First Aid kit
  • Emergency Oxygen
  • AED
  • Fire Alarms
  • Radar
  • Life rafts

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Togian Islands

The Togian (or Togean) Islands are an archipelago of 56 islands and islets, in the Gulf of Tomini, off the coast of Central Sulawesi, in Indonesia. Some people claimed...

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Komodo

Explore Komodo and beyond with Mermaid Liveaboards. Komodo has it all! Beautiful reefs, schooling fish, exciting drift dives, big marine life and amazing critters. Exc...

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Raja Ampat

Discover Raja Ampat with Mermaid Liveaboards. Raja Ampat Marine Park covers a large area so a liveaboard is the ideal way to explore this amazing destination. Here you...

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Banda Sea – Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire diving with Mermaid Liveaboards is the ultimate scuba diving adventure. A remote arc of islands, they are isolated even by Indonesian standards. This...

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Alor Archipelago

Visit Alor with Mermaid Liveaboards, the ultimate liveaboard adventure. Alor is the largest island of an archipelago of over 90 islands in the south east of Indonesia....

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Halmahera

Mermaid I offers exciting cruises to Halmahera. This very remote group of islands lies in-between the fantastic diving destinations of Raja Ampat and Lembeh. Join a cr...

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Ambon

Mermaid Liveaboards visits Ambon during an extended cruise in and around the Maluku Archipelago. Cruises through the remote Ring of Fire and Forgotten Islands may begi...

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Lembeh

Diving Lembeh with Mermaid Liveaboards offers you an endless adventure of looking for the most wonderful and weirdest critters in existence. Lembeh Strait is a world-c...

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Maumere

Dive Maumere with Mermaid Liveaboards as part of an extended cruise to other diving destinations. Maumere is on the island of Flores and is the gateway to Alor and bey...

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Bali

Bali offers a huge diversity of dive sites from pristine coral reefs with pelagics to black sand muck dives for those who are passionate about small critters. No matt...

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Togian Islands

The Togian (or Togean) Islands are an archipelago of 56 islands and islets, in the Gulf of Tomini, off the coast of Central Sulawesi, in Indonesia. Some people claimed...

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Schedules & Rates

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Komodo

Explore Komodo and beyond with Mermaid Liveaboards. Komodo has it all! Beautiful reefs, schooling fish, exciting drift dives, big marine life and amazing critters. Exc...

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Raja Ampat

Discover Raja Ampat with Mermaid Liveaboards. Raja Ampat Marine Park covers a large area so a liveaboard is the ideal way to explore this amazing destination. Here you...

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Banda Sea – Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire diving with Mermaid Liveaboards is the ultimate scuba diving adventure. A remote arc of islands, they are isolated even by Indonesian standards. This...

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Alor Archipelago

Visit Alor with Mermaid Liveaboards, the ultimate liveaboard adventure. Alor is the largest island of an archipelago of over 90 islands in the south east of Indonesia....

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Halmahera

Mermaid I offers exciting cruises to Halmahera. This very remote group of islands lies in-between the fantastic diving destinations of Raja Ampat and Lembeh. Join a cr...

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Ambon

Mermaid Liveaboards visits Ambon during an extended cruise in and around the Maluku Archipelago. Cruises through the remote Ring of Fire and Forgotten Islands may begi...

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Lembeh

Diving Lembeh with Mermaid Liveaboards offers you an endless adventure of looking for the most wonderful and weirdest critters in existence. Lembeh Strait is a world-c...

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Maumere

Dive Maumere with Mermaid Liveaboards as part of an extended cruise to other diving destinations. Maumere is on the island of Flores and is the gateway to Alor and bey...

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Bali

Bali offers a huge diversity of dive sites from pristine coral reefs with pelagics to black sand muck dives for those who are passionate about small critters. No matt...

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Diving In Indonesia

Indonesia is right in the centre of the Coral Triangle. The marine life is so diverse; there are over 3,000 fish species and 600 coral species to discover. Indonesia has 20% of the world’s coral reefs within its waters. The dive sites are so varied, from coral gardens to steep walls and deep-water trenches, wrecks and underwater volcanic mountains.

News & Events

Komodo and The Mermaid by Anita Verde

Our driver weaves his way through the chaotic traffic leading to Bali’s Benoa Harbor and pulls over, “we can get...

Komodo amazing diving and landscapes, Mermaid II October 19 – 26, 2019

What a trip it’s been- this week we were easily able to tick off all the highlights Komodo has to offer! From...

Komodo diving with mantas, turtles and small critters, Mermaid II Oct 12 – 19 2019

It’s one of the things I enjoy most about diving in Komodo: you get Mantas, Sharks and big fish as well as little...

Banda Sea diving from Ambon to Flores Mermaid I Oct 4-15,2019

Returning to Flores from Ambon. The Ring of Fire journey this time has started from Ambon island. Ambon is steeped in...

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Recent Reviews

Benoy Carry

Belgium
19 Oct 2019

Never had such a service and joyful team ready for us!

Herman Coquel

Belgium
19 Sep 2019

I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys dicing!! Super healthy reefs + great variety of marine stock

Harsh Tilak

India
31 Aug 2019

I am not sure i will be able to be happy with any other operator after this trip. Excellent staff and great service. Thank you

Neeti Joshi

India
07 Sep 2019

One of the best operations ever seen, everything from start to end was the unforgettable. Wonerful staff and outstanding service!!

Jenny Warbis

UK
11 Sep 2019

A wonderful cruise on a special boat, amongst experts and other friendly people. Thank you so much! I have had fun!

Liz Scott

UK
02 Sep 2019

The whole trip was exceptional, thank you so much to everyone involved. It was brilliant from pick up at the hotel to the end.

Anita Verde and Peter Marshall

Australia
28 Sep 2019

This was our 1st liveaboard and it was fabulous! we can’t wait to do another one. We had a great time! All staff – guides + boat crew, kitchen etcwere so helful ant attentive and really...

Beth Watson

USA
21 Sep 2019

The staff was excellent and very attentive. The itinerary was well thought out and organized. It was a joy to be on board + dive with the mermaid! Thanskfor everything!

Mauricio and Patricia Martin

Brasil
28 Sep 2019

All services are the best in class, with all the crew very polite and always ready to help with anything. Divemasters are fantastic!

Olga & Alexander, Nikolay & Georgiy

Russia
17 Aug 2019

&Professional operations and warm attitude. Best snorkeling in my life, safe and conforable, efficient team.

Safe and confortablediving, excellent dive team, professional and friendly. S...

Manuel Cabanillas

Spain
10 Aug 2019

Amazing, thoughtful, funny, professional crew!

Congratulations and thank you!

James Telfer

UK
23 Jul 2019

Dive deck is best organized of any liveaboards i’ve been on. All the crew were outstanding.

A brilliant trip, we will be back!!!

Linda Kuhnz

USA
24 Jul 2019

Everyone so friendly + efficient. Crazy good service, excellent dealer and DM. We love you guys!! Thank you so much

Adam Ritchie

UK
27 Jul 2019

We had a superb trip. everything was so well organized, planned, prepared and the boat ran like clock work. We will be back!

Melody Childs

USA
27 Jul 2019

Everything that i put as excellent could has been ‘was beyond expectation!. Especially Cruise director + all the staff. Bigraisesfor them to keep them with you!

Lili Slepack & Aeyal Ginor

USA
27 Jul 2019

The cruise director and all the dive instructors outstanding! really every single staff member was oustanding!

Wonderful experience all around. Would love the opportunity to return!

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Rianne Van der Linden

Netherlands
03 Aug 2019

Thanks for the good care, great diving, fun athmosphere, good food and laughters. Good balance with visiting islands.

Robin Waxman

USA
06 Jul 2019

This is my 12th liveaboard and this crew, staff and leaders were the best i have ever encountered. Briefings were amazing – included area info, sites info and humour! Everyone was friendly an...

Amber Kirschbaum

USA
21 Jun 2019

I just truly want to thank you all for such an amazing trip. This has been my favorite dive trip to date! Everything was organized flawlessly. You were all wonderful to spend time with / dive  wit...

Danny Rappaport

Israel
29 Jun 2019

Chapeau! Great experience, zero complaints! Top team! top crew! top ship! top sites! Very impressive operation! your attention to all the details from the big to the smallest is well noted and appr...

Weiru

Singapore
29 Jun 2019

A big thanks to everyone on the boat for the excellent trip. Special thanks to the Divemasters for the professional guide and all the cool find under the ocean.

Sonja Hans

Australia

Everything was way above all expectations. The whole  trip gave a little/lot of everything. We will definetly recommend to our diving friends.

Nitrox certification was a bonus – Mick...

Stephen Wong & Takako Uno

Hong kong/Japan
11 Jun 2019

Thank you again for another great trip! Great crew and lovely food.

We look forward to be back with you again soon.

Emily de la Cruz

USA
03 Dec 2017

My 2nd time diving with Mermaid and was not disappointed to be repeated again. Thank you very much for accommodating us with own special needs and made our diving experiences with Mermaid a very me...

Jonathan Churchill

Australia
23 Dec 2017

The boat works very well and diving logistics are very good. The staff are without exception outstanding and  work really hard to deliver a fantastic experience. Are always cheerful and smiling in...

Lori Griswold

USA
07 May 2018

Can’t think of anything to improve. The entire staff was fantastic and made this trip very memorable. I will definitely travel with Mermaid again in the future 🙂 !

Entire deck crew...

Didier and Paul Bondet

France
09 Jun 2018

Very nice week on a wonderful boat with an outstanding crew. Dives were amazing as well as all the activities 🙂

Suzanne Hidson

Canada
25 Feb 2018

The crew on this boat, both dive masters + all the boat crew have been so sweet, smiling, fun, friendly and simply perfect! Thank you for a wonderful time with you all! It was a very special trip,...

Ho Nam Leung

Hong Kong
29 Sep 2018

Boat was great! Ketut being a very professional guide, a very pleasant attitude and always help outside of diving, as the crew as well.

Tatsuya Nakamura

Japan
22 Sep 2018

Thanks a lot for your hospitality and guide for nice diving!!!

Teresa Williams

USA
04 Nov 2018

All crew were fabulous! so helpful and kind. Excellent helping with gluten-free requirement.

Sheila Ashley

UK
11 Dec 2018

The Mermaid crew is very special. They are always helpfull + happy, a joy to spend 16 days with.

I couldn’t choose 1 crew menberover the others, the y are all trully outstanding but To...

Jennifer Kwong

Hong Kong
10 Nov 2018

All Boat Crew like a family, the boat and room very clean, food more delicious, free drinks and snack.

Dive team is excellent, very experience dive guide and safe.

All arrangement sup...

Michael S. Flynn

US
06 Oct 2019

Trip was amazingly great. My best dive vacation ever.

I only wish I could come back and do it again soon. All crew were fantastic.

I honestly cannot think of any way the trip could be...

Per Kristian

Rogaland, Norway
11 Sep 2018

It’s not only the best diving! But the crew and boat it’s makes evryboddy always smiling and the best service you can think. Mermaid 1 i will se you agen! And hopfully the same crew! Th...