The 27-meter Duyung Baru liveaboard is an old-style Indonesian spice trading vessel. This dive boat offers personalized and reasonably priced diving trips for small groups or families.
The owners and operators are Volker Korth, a German national, and his Indonesian wife, Yani Korth, who have been passionate tour operators in Indonesia since 1998.
This traditional Indonesian Phinisi liveaboard is offering intimate trips around the Komodo national park. The length of the organized diving holidays varies between 6 and 10 nights and departs from Labuan Bajo. Possible charters can be shorter.
The very high customer satisfaction level proves that comfort and enjoyability can go hand in hand with affordable luxury liveaboards.
Duyung Baru liveaboard is made of quality teak wood, oozing a sphere of tropical luxury on the interior.
There are three cabins for a total of 6 guests with plenty of storage facilities for their luggage. 2 private double cabins contain a queen-sized bed, ideal for couples or friends.
The twin cabin contains two single beds, ideal for individual travelers. Each air-conditioned cabin has an en-suite with a shower and a private toilet. All of the beds have high-quality mattresses. The cabins are cleaned and maintained each morning.
The lounge and dining salon are comfortable gathering places. The sun deck with a shaded area—a welcoming English, German, and Indonesian speaking local crew of 5 guarantees a truly personalized service. Free Internet is available when in range.
Yani’s kitchen proudly prepares delightful fresh food all day long. She provides her guests with authentic Indonesian, Japanese, and western cuisine.
A light breakfast is served before the first dive. After the morning dive, she makes a full Mediterranean buffet breakfast with freshly baked bread.
Lunch is served after the second dive. Dinner is always festive and can include onboard barbecues and delectable desserts. Fresh fruits, sweet and savory snacks are on offer in between meals. Yani will gladly cater to your particular wishes and personal diets.
Diving cruises with small groups have the advantage of being flexible. We can adjust our itineraries to everyone’s preference and quickly change plans if opportunities arise or conditions change.
The experienced dive guides will show you around world-class dive sites in Komodo while ensuring your safety.
The dive deck has all the amenities for comfortable diving, including nitrox and rental equipment.
Land excursions, diving courses, fishing, and snorkeling are alternative activities offered to our guests. We look forward to welcoming you to Duyung Baru!
Year built: 2010
Year Renovated: 2016
Length: 27 meters
Deck area: 50 meters
Beam: 6 meters
Top speed: 10 knots
Cruising speed: 7 knots
Engines: Yanmar marine
Max guests: 6
Number of cabins: 3
Number of bathrooms: 4
Tenders: 2X Yamaha 40 Ps
Water capacity: 3000 liters
Fuel capacity: 3000 liters
Freshwater maker: 1500 l a day
✓ Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
✓ Life Vests
✓ Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
✓ First Aid Kits
✓ Bilge pump alarm
✓ Crew trained in first aid
Duyung Baru provides personalized liveaboard cruises to Komodo. For only 6 guests per dive safari. Great for friends and families.
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Included: VAT, Accommodation, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Divemaster services, All meals, Possible fuel surcharge
Excluded: Airfares, Alcoholic drinks like beer and wine (you are welcome to bring your alcohol – except beer), Harbor and national park fees; Komodo:145 € for seven-day cruise / 175 € for a nine-day cruise, Sulawesi €85, Wakatobi €160, Nitrox: 5 Euro per tank (ask for package prices), 15 l tank 5 Euro per day, Tip for the crew (30 Euro per person)