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MSY Seahorse

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33 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2004  / 2018
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  • Luxury liveaboard cruising onboard the MSY Seahorse
  • Every little detail has been thought to offer the amenities and comfort of a floating hotel.
  • Vertical walls, deep water trenches, submerged & exploding volcanoes
  • Sharks, mantas and record numbers of crazy coral reef species, 1000's of species of fish
  • Land excursions to complete your full Indonesian experience, trekking, cultural visits
  • 11,000 uninhabited islands, 500 coral species and 2,000 fish species - scuba mecca
  • Raja Ampat's pristine coral gardens and record numbers of crazy coral reef species.
  • Explore the gin-clear waters of the Banda Sea and its undersea mountains
  • 4 dives a day, each one of them carefully prepared and checked beforehand
  • Dives from two tender boats, non divers and snorkelers always welcome
  • Rental equipment, and dive courses available 
  • Free nitrox and internet (when in range)


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Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 10% is due 150 days prior to arrival
  • 60% (balance) is due 120 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 20% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 121 days prior to arrival
  • 40% will be charged if you cancel between 121 and 91 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 91 days prior to arrival

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MSY Seahorse will take you to the best dive sites in Indonesia

There are over 3,000 species of fish in Indonesia (with new discoveries being made all the time) and some 600 species of Coral, Vertical Walls, Deep Water Trenches, Submerged Volcanoes, World War II Wrecks, and a seemingly endless variety of Macro Sealife.

What you can expect

Built in 2005 - entirely refurbished in 2018 -  the Seahorse offers a level of comfort and safety among the best liveaboard dive boats in Indonesia. 33 meters long and 8.5 meters wide, the MSY Seahorse is a majestic and spacious vessel. The classic beauty of the MSY Seahorse combines traditional craftsmanship with fully modern conveniences and safety features, providing charming comfort in the remotest waters of Indonesia.

Indonesian “Bugis Prahus”, commonly known as Phinisi, are boats of the most impressive craft construction which have ever existed. Their entire structure is made of locally-grown timber (Ironwood & Teak amongst others) according to a tradition that dates back to long before Portuguese Colonists reached the area. The Bugis were expert Seafarers native of Southern Sulawesi, who traded in timber and spices from that part of Asia to Madagascar. 

MSY Seahorse can accommodate up to 16 guests attended by 12 crew. With a 380 hp MAN engine, the ship has a cruising speed of 9-12 knots to ensure swift travel. All cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning, private en-suite bathrooms with hot water and plenty of room for storage. Towels and toiletries, soap, shampoo, and toothpaste are provided on board.
The 5 twin cabins are 12 square meters and have two Single 90 X 200cm beds, the 3 Double cabins are 13.5 sq. meters, have a 150 x 200cm bed, desk, TV and DVD Player.

The seahorse team want to share this cultural heritage with their customers, adapting it to the 21st Century. The Phinisis operate with the most modern equipment (to European standard), while keeping up the magic of tradition.

A few things have changed since the early days of liveaboards. The food has increased in quality

After the first dive they'll serve a full breakfast, and in between eating and diving there will be spare time to relax on the Sundeck, read a book, have a chat or check out the mornings digital photos on your laptop. Lunch is served after the second dive and usually, a quick afternoon siesta. The food-dive-food routine follows after the third dive of the day, after which you can enjoy a lazy late-afternoon on our Sundeck, lounging back and soaking in the wonderful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea and some snacks.

Dinner is prepared after the Night dive, and the food is excellent. Hailing from a long tradition of big family home cooked meals in Spain, the Seahorse team take pride in offering you a delicious menu from the carefully selected & Professional Chef on board. Maybe a nice glass of wine, watching the stars and then a well deserved sleep.


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Double Cabin

3 spacious Double cabins with a 150 x 200 cmts bed, desk, equipped with an en-suite bathroom with hot water and individual AC control, TV and dvd player.

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  • Size:  13 m²
  • Beds:  1 Double
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin Cabin

The 5 twins cabins have two single 90 X 200 cmts beds and are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with hot water and individual AC control

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox (Free)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Camera Room
  • 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
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Indonesian

Boat Amenities


  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies


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Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking


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