Ondina Liveaboard, Indonesia

ONDINA;THE ENTICING WATER NYMPH IN INDONESIA’S AQUATIC WONDERWORLD.

Sailing Motor Yacht Ondina is a 32-meter Buginese schooner, entirely carved out of teak and tropical woods. Since July 2001 she seduces passengers to join romantic diving cruises through the inner seas of Indonesia. Her itineraries follow the seasons best opportunities. A typical day aboard starts at 7 AM when the bell rings for a light breakfast followed by the first dive of the day. On return, a tempting breakfast buffet is waiting. After spending some private time, the midmorning bell rings for the second dive opportunity. Then lunch is enjoyed outside. The anchor is raised and engines are started to navigate to the next diving spot. It’s siesta time. On arrival, the afternoon dive is prepared. and a short island excursion is proposed. Evenings offer a time for exclusive dining and gathering. The ship sets full sail to reach the next destination overnight. Everyone retreats to their quarters for a quiet night sleep.

ACCOMMODATION

On our scheduled trips, we cater up to 16 guests in 8 cabins. When the ship is chartered, a full occupation of 22 passengers is possible. The sleeping quarters are situated on the lower deck. Our cabins have air conditioning, portholes, quality matrasses and private bathrooms.

 

Standard Cabin

Standard Cabin

Room size: 6 m²
Max. occupancy: 2
Beds: Double + Bunk
Private bathroom: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes

Comfort

The cool and spacious lounge area is furnished with comfortable sofas, dining table, charging points, tv, library etc. The partly shaded sundeck is a magnificent place for a lazy sunbathe in a hammock or lounge chair while marvelling the passing views. Our crew consists of 15 dedicated and highly trained members.

Catering

Our international kitchen serves delicious and healthy dishes. On the menu are a continental and cooked breakfast, lunch, in between snacks and à la carte dinner. Vegetarian- and other dietary requirements will be accommodated by our chefs. Food can be enjoyed inside the saloon as well as on the open-air deck. We have a bar serving coffee, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Diving

Besides all the onboard pleasures, experiencing the Indonesian underwater world is the real purpose of the trip. Our professional guides can fulfil all your dive wishes. They accompany small groups, guaranteeing undiluted attention for the skilled diver as well as the aspirant diver and snorkeler. The dive deck has all the amenities for comfortable diving and the maintenance of your equipment. We have a rental service for all diving gear, including Nitrox. Courses are available

Ondina Liveaboard SCHEDULE

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

Excluded: Any other way of transportation than S.M.Y. ONDINA, Alcoholic drinks, tips &gratuities and any other onboard service not specified above like Massages, Equipment rental….etc, Any police or diving permit or touristic tax and harbour fees charged per passenger by any local authority, plus fuel increases. Please count on 200eu/pax for cruises starting or ending in Papua/Maluku and 150eu/pax for cruises in Komodo. This amount will be paid once onboard when requested by the Cruise Director.

Specifications

Year built: 2000
Year Renovated: 2013
Length: 32
Beam: 8
Top speed: 9
Cruising speed: 8
Engines: 1 x MAN 400HP
Max guests: 16
Number of cabins: 8
Number of bathrooms: 8
Tenders: 2 x Yamaha 40hp
Water capacity: 10 tons
Fuel capacity: 12 Tons
Freshwater maker: 2000 litres /day

NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATION AND SAFETY FEATURES

Radar
Depth Sounder
GPS
Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
Emergency Rafts
Life Vests
Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
Oxygen
First Aid Kits
Fishfinder
Satellite & mobile phones
Emergency flares

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