Duyung Baru Liveaboard, Indonesia


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 level of customer satisfaction proves that comfort and enjoyability can go hand in hand with affordable luxury liveaboards.


Duyung Baru is made of quality teak wood, oozing a sphere of tropical luxury on the interior.

There are 3 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.

Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

Room size: 10 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 2 singles
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Double Cabin

Double Cabin

Room size: 10 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: 1 queen
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes


The lounge and dining salon are comfortable gathering places. As is 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 serves 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 special wishes and personal diets.


Diving cruises with small groups have the advantage to be 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 making sure of 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!




Duyung Baru Liveaboard SCHEDULE

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 own alcohol – except beer), Harbor and national park fees;Komodo:145 € for 7 day cruise / 175 € for 9 day cruise, Sulawesi €85, Wakatobi €160, Nitrox: 5 Euro per tank (ask for package prices), 15 l tank 5 Euro per day, Tip for crew (30 Euro per person)


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


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Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
First Aid Kits
Bilge pump alarm
Crew trained in first aid

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