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MV Mermaid II

Cabins
10
Length / Width
33 m / 7 m
Year built / renovated
2000  / 2018
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Liveaboard diving at its best in one of the world’s most bio-diverse marine environments
  • Raja Ampat, Komodo and the Banda Sea
  • A seemingly endless variety of macro sea life
  • 1000's of species of fish, vertical walls, deep water trenches, submerged volcanoes
  • Sharks, mantas, dolphins and tiny macro-critters, pygmy seahorses
  • Coral gardens and record numbers of crazy coral reef species
  • Excursion to see the famous komodo dragon
  • Spacious dive deck, dives from tenders, dive guide to diver ratio 3:1
  • Most of the cabins have large windows for an ocean view
  • Nitrox, rental equipment, satellite phone system available

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • More than 120 days before the departure date, all payments will be refunded, less the 10% initial deposit.
  • Less than 120 days but more than 90 days before the departure date all payments will be refunded, less 35% of the total cost.
  • Less than 90 days before the departure date, no refunds will be made.
  • If a cancellation is made for part of the charter/ group then the refund will be pro-rated and any free of charge concessions will be forfeited.
  • Any group discount will be removed if cancellation results in less than minimum numbers for a group booking.

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Description

The Mermaid II explores the abundant marine life and breathtaking scenery of Indonesia, a world-class dive destination

Diving aboard the liveaboard Mermaid II, guests will experience the Earth’s greatest collection of marine species from Manta Rays to Pygmy Seahorses. The diverse underwater landscapes were created by the area’s volcanic activity and include, Drift Dives, Wrecks, Muck Diving and gorgeous reefs. With over 3,000 species of fish and 600 coral species, this will be the Dive Safari of a lifetime. As you island hop, encounter Whalesharks, Rays and other large pelagics as well as gigantic schools of fish. Hunt for the magnificent Komodo Dragons in Komodo National Park and explore islands in the Banda Sea, Raja Ampat and Maumere.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The liveaboard Mermaid II is 108 feet (33m) long, built to accommodate Divers in safety and comfort. Mermaid II has been undergoing extensive renovations and major steelworks have been successfully completed. The beautiful Mermaid II is now well prepared for many more years of cruising the amazing Indonesian waters. 

The caring crew of 14 speaks English, French, German, Indonesian and Spanish. The yacht comfortably accommodates up to 18 guests in the 9 spacious cabins. Major news is that all the deluxe cabins with Double bed on the Main Deck have been converted with removable single beds allowing a more space for couples wishing a double bed and for private single use. All deluxe cabin guests will also now enjoy individual cabin air conditioning allowing guests full control of on/off and what temperature they prefer. All deluxe cabins are on the main deck and have a large panoramic sea view windows. The deluxe private en-suitebathrooms have also been updated with all new facilities!  The Budget cabins are below deck with twin bunks, air conditioning and share bathroom.

Aside from the amazing diving, guests will be able to relax and enjoy the incredible sights aboard the Mermaid II

Chat about the day’s diving in the large, air conditioned Main Saloon with panoramic windows and a TV/DVD where guests can watch movies and listen to music. Enjoy a drink from the Bar fridge or from the tea and coffee facilities. Choose a book from the extensive library and brush up on local marine life with a fish ID book. Find your favorite place to relax on one of the 2 Outside Decks, one shaded with comfy lounge chairs. Work on your tan on the cushioned sun beds located on the Sundeck or pamper yourself with an onboard massage. Can’t get enough of the water, go Snorkeling or try your hand at Fishing. While the Diving is truly spectacular, the Land Excursions are incredible and include sunbathing on deserted beaches, Shopping in remote villages, Hiking mountains and searching for Komodo Dragons in the National Park.

Meals aboard the Mermaid II are a special event, as great food is standard on this yacht

The varied and plentiful cuisine is served in the spacious, wood trimmed Dining Room located on the Main Deck. Guests will be served delicious buffet style Thai and Western style meals. Enjoy a variety of foods for all tastes and appetites. Snacks will be served all day to ensure guests are well fueled for the action-packed dives. Alcohol is available.

How to get there

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Cabins

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Deluxe Double/Twin Cabin - Main Deck

All new deluxe cabins have been converted with removable single beds allowing a more spacious cabin for couples wishing a double bed and for private single use. All deluxe cabin have a large panoramic sea view windows and individually controlled air conditioning with full control of on/off and what temperature they prefer. The modern en-suite bathrooms have better shower water pressure and have also been updated with all new facilities. A great choice for couples, twin share and private single use. If you would like to book a shared cabin, pls note that same sex sharing can not be guaranteed by the operator but they will try– pls contact our 24/7 team if this is important to you. New photo are not yet available All the cabins have: Air conditioning Large seaview window Toilet and hot water shower for every 2 cabins - unlimited showering Bedding and towels Hand basin and mirror Wardrobe with life jackets 2-prong socket mains outlet 380 Volts, 220 Volts & 12 Volts, 24 hours per day

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double and 1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Budget Cabin - Below Deck

The budget cabin is on the below deck with twin bunks, air conditioning and share bathroom with 1 other cabin. Ideal for sharing. If you would like to book a shared cabin, pls note that same sex sharing can not be guaranteed by the operator but they will try– pls contact our 24/7 team if this is important to you. All the cabins have: Air conditioning Toilet and hot water shower for every 2 cabins - unlimited showering Bedding and towels Hand basin and mirror Wardrobe with life jackets 2-prong socket mains outlet 380 Volts, 220 Volts & 12 Volts, 24 hours per day.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  1 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  No
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

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