Mermaid 2 Liveaboard, Indonesia

MERMAID 2; IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE BEAUTY OF THE INDONESIAN WATERS

Built-in 2000 and recently renovated to modern standards, this steel motor ship with a length of 33 meters caters 18 guests. Sensational seascapes, underwater and above, will mesmerise you non-stop. Mermaid 2 enables individuals and groups to discover Indonesian best scuba diving locations at great value for money. Trips can vary from 8 to 16 days. Destinations include Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Ambon, Alor, Maumere, Komodo, Bali, Halmahera and Lembeh.

ACCOMMODATION

This liveaboard accommodates its guests in 9 cabins. On the main deck are 8 deluxe cabins (7sqm) with big windows, a single and a double bed, convenient storage facilities and ensuite bathroom. Belowdecks we have a budget cabin (7 sqm) with 2 bunks and a shared bathroom. All our cabins are suitable for 2 persons maximum. Each has individual climate control.

 

Budget Cabin

Budget Cabin

Room size: 7 
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Bunk beds
Private bathroom: No
Air conditioning: Yes

Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

Room size: 7 
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double + bunk
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Comfort

Our English-speaking crew of 20 is always at your service. The attractive salon is situated on the upper deck where enjoying videos or music are options next to reading and socialising. The spacious sundeck is equipped with comfy beds and a shaded outside seating area. Several outdoor lounge areas are furnished with cushioned sofas, perfect for après dive relaxation. Massage is offered as an extra luxury.

Catering

Our buffet menus include breakfast, lunch, in-between snacks and dinner. We serve a combination of Indonesian, Thai and Western cuisine in our restaurant. Chefs will surprise you with delicious and healthy dishes. Fresh fruits are available at all times. Beer and wine are for sale at the bar. If you have specific dietary requests, please let us know at the time of booking.

Diving

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or fully skilled diver, our experienced divemasters and instructors will introduce you to the magnificent and serene underwater world. The dive deck and dive platform provide you with the comfort and practicalities needed to ensure a relaxing dive. We have rinse tanks, showers and a camera table. Divers can choose to use air or nitrox. Courses are available on board as well as a rental service for all your diving and snorkelling gear. A custom build zodiac will bring you to the site of your choice, and safely back to the ship.

A land excursion to the Komodo National Park is possible for those who want to see the Komodo dragon in his natural habitat.

For any new bookings made for cruises with the Mermaid I and Mermaid II departing between March 13, 2020, and July 30, 2020: In the event of your country’s or Indonesia’s official government border closure prevents you from traveling, guests will be allowed to cancel for a full refund* or receive a “price paid -credit voucher” for travel up to December 31, 2022, for cancellations received up to 7 days before the departure date of your cruise if any of the following prevail: your country’s border or Indonesia’s border official government closure prevents you from traveling all flights*** to the destination have been canceled/restricted by origin government of Indonesia if guests would be officially required to do a quarantine period as they traveled into Indonesia guests’ country has introduced a law forbidding its citizens to travel- this claim must be proven with official notification – it is not valid for “a personal choice to cancel nor advice from a country not to travel nor for level 3 advisories.” – transfers are subject to normal terms and conditions with the following additions applied to any transfers made due to the impact of the Coronavirus; non- transferrable once rescheduled; non-cancellable; not redeemable for cash; subject to availability at time of rescheduling; cannot be combined with any other promotion – the transfer may be used one time only for the same destination subject to availability, no additional payment is required for the actual cruise payment. If there is no availability for your date/destination then we will issue a “price paid credit voucher” for use up to and including Dec 31, 2022, with any destination/date exceptions as shown within these terms and conditions applied. – any credit voucher may be used one time only for one cruise only as part payment or full payment of anyone rebooking cruise till Dec 31, 2022. If the rebooking cruise is a greater value than the credit voucher then the balance must be paid. There are no refunds for any unused portion of the credit voucher. * excluding bank charges ** transfers exclude November 2021 and November 2022 16 day biodiversity specials and September/October each year Ring of Fire cruises *** if flights are departing one country but the flights’ transit country impacts feasibility for return to your country, you must utilize another flight routing that’s acceptable to your country – we reserve the right to restrict the number of transfers to anyone date and requests for new dates are subject to approval by the boat operator – if that destination is fully booked within the offered rescheduling period, you will need to select an alternative destination – Full Boat Charter rebooking dates are subject to allocation of dates through to end 2022
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Mermaid 2 Liveaboard SCHEDULE

Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, Transfers/pickups from airport, Tanks, Weights, Belts, Dive master services, All meals, Towels Provided

Excluded: Transfers outside of the free of charge zones, national park/Port Fees Komodo/Alor cruises €125, Raja Ampat cruises €200, Fuel Surcharges if applicable, Nitrox fills, rental equipment, on board courses, massages, souvenirs, alcoholic beverages

Specifications

Length: 33 meters
Beam: 7 meters
Top speed: 12 knots
Cruising speed: 9.5 knots
Engines: Hino 2 x 450 HP
Max guests: 18
Number of cabins: 9
Number of bathrooms: 11
Tenders: 2 x 4.7 m / ladders
Water capacity: 20’000
Fuel capacity: 16’000
Freshwater maker: Yes

Navigation, Communication And Safety Features

Radar
Depth Sounder
GPS
Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
Emergency Rafts
Life Vests
Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
Oxygen
First Aid Kits
Satellite & mobile phones
Bilge pump alarm
Search light
Engine room CCTV
Crew trained in first aid
Emergency flares

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