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27 m / 6 m

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2010  / 2016

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  • The Duyung Baru is a traditional wooden yacht offering five-star, intimate dive safaris to both world-class dive sites and hidden gems across some of the world's most bio-diverse destinations
  • Itineraries offer access to Komodo National Park, the untouched waters of South Sulawesi and the UNESCO Marine Biosphere Reserve of Wakatobi - all a photographer's dream, with crystal clear waters and great light
  • Dizzying opportunities on offer, including over 1000 fish species and schools of mantas, as well as excursions to check out some of the most remote and peaceful islands across the archipelago
  • Three air-conditioned cabins cater to six guests maximum, making this family-operated liveaboard more of a private cruise

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We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 35% (downpayment)
  • 92 days before trip start: 65% (balance)

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Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 35% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 67 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 67 and 37 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival


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Double cabin

Ideal for couples or friends that want to share a bed. The cabin contains a queen sized bed (2m X 1.80) with high quality mattress, a desk (popular with photographers) an en-suite bathroom, two windows, private air conditioning, and a safety deposit box. Cleaning and Towels are provided every day.

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  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin share cabin

Ideal for individuals, the cabin is made up of two comfortable King size single beds (2m x 1.4m) with high quality matresses, a desk, an en-suite bathroom, two windows, individual air conditioning, and a safety deposit box. Room cleaning and Towels are provided every day.

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  • Beds:  2 Twin
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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes


The Indonesian Phinisi Duyung Baru offers personalized trips to the iconic Komodo National Park, to South Sulawesi and around the beautiful UNESCO Marine Biosphere Reserve of Wakatobi.

Duyung Baru is a traditional wooden yacht that offers adventure for a small group of Divers. This family owned operation has expertise in finding the most spectacular dive sites where you won’t see any other Divers. It is the perfect dive vessel for exploring Indonesia on the ultimate Dive Safari and experiencing Vibrant Corals, large Pelagics and greatest Marine Bio-diversity on the Planet.


The traditional style liveaboard the Duyung Baru is 89 feet (27m) long and was refurbished in 2016.  She carries 5 experienced and welcoming English, German and Indonesian speaking crew members. Only 6 guests can be accommodated aboard this quaint and comfortable vessel. The Duyung Baru has been designed to be an extremely practical, clean and efficient diving vessel, while also being fitted with all the modern conveniences of a luxury hotel. The 3 comfortable cabins are perfect for sleeping and resting between dives and come in the following choices: 1 Twin cabin suitable for 2 people with 2 King size Single beds, and 2  Queen size Double bed cabins. All of the beds have high quality mattresses ensuring you have the best sleep possible. Each air-conditioned cabin contains an en-suite bathroom featuring an extremely clean shower and private toilet for our guests. Our cabins are maintained and cleaned each morning when guests are out on their first dive of the day.

When not enjoying the spectacular diving, guests on the liveaboard Duyung Baru have several options for leisure time activities. Guests may relax in the main air-conditioned Lounge with TV, CD / DVD entertainment centre, where you can listen to music or watch a favorite movie. There is even a small library for borrowing books and a photograph station to view the amazing underwater photos you will be capturing. While enjoying the fabulous archipelago vistas, guests may work on their tan on the Sundeck or nap on the lounge chairs on the covered Sundeck. The land excursions to explore the exotic islands and unique wildlife are sure to add a huge thrill to this already spectacular vacation. For those that prefer more activity, they can try their hand at fishing or spend some time snorkeling between dives. No matter what you chose for your leisure time activity, all will be accompanied by the gorgeous island seascapes.

The crew of the liveaboard Duyung Baru knows that diver’s require plenty of outstanding food to fuel their action packed diving

Guests will have access to a mouth watering buffet in the Dining area of the main Saloon that includes plenty of variety and lots of fresh vegetables. The freshly prepared menu will feature Western and authentic Indonesian and Japanese culinary delights. “Yanis Kitchen”, is the galley where fresh food will be prepared all day. Hungry guests can enjoy freshly prepared meals and snacks throughout the day. The amount and variety of food will be sure to satisfy even the largest of appetites. Beer is available and guests are welcomed to bring their own alcohol.


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Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
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Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies


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Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni


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