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Mermaid Liveaboard

MERMAID LIVEABOARD

Mermaid Liveaboards perform diving trips to explore Indonesia's marine biodiversity

Mermaid I and Mermaid II belong to the fleet of Mermaid Liveaboards diving yachts and offer only diving cruises throughout the year in Indonesia in RAJA AMPAT, KOMODO and all the marine biodiversity that exists in between, called: ALOR, FLORES, BAND and FORGOTTEN ISLANDS.

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Memaid Liveaboard diving trips in Indonesia

THE MERMAID LIVEABOARD FLEET

1. MERMAID I LIVEABOARD

2. MERMAID II LIVEABOARD

3. DESTINATIONS AND ITINERARIES

4. TECHNICAL DATA - LAYOUT - FACILITIES

5. PRICES AND COSTS

6. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

7. FLEXIBLE BOOKING CONDITIONS

8. MERMAID LIVEABOARD DEALS


Memaid I Liveaboard diving trips in Indonesia

1. MERMAID I LIVEABOARD

Mermaid I Liveaboard is a 28m dive yatch focused on delivering diving trips and catering diving comfort to its passengers -particularly divers. Mermaid I has 8 deluxe cabins than hosts 15 guest: 1 master state room, 1 single deluxe cabin, 4 double deluxe cabins (double or twin) and 2 lower deck cabins (double or twin). All the cabins have ensuite bathrooms, air conditioned, iPads for TV, toiletries and loads of fluffy towels. The only difference between the cabins on main deck and lower deck is the panoramic sea view windows with doors opening onto the gangway of the main deck cabins. Mermaid I is renowned by its huge purpose built dive deck, its wide stern dive platform and its “Sawasdee Restaurant” an asian-western fusion cuisine, all elements that complete the diver's dream: dive, eat, sleep and repeat.

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Memaid II Liveaboard diving trips in Indonesia

2. MERMAID II LIVEABOARD

Mermaid II Liveaboard is a 35m dive yacht built purpose to facilitate diving operations. Mermaid II hosts 18 guests in 8 deluxe cabins on the main deck and 2 budget cabins on the lower deck. Even if the standard of service is the same, there is a quite difference between the main deck and lower deck cabin. All the deluxe cabins on main deck have large panoramic sea view windows, ensuite bathroom, individually controlled air-conditioning, iPads for TV, toiletries and towels. The two budget cabins on the lower deck have twin bunks, a vanity sink, individually controlled air-conditioning and shared bathroom -with the other lower deck guest cabin, via adjoining doors-. Mermaid II is renowned by its wide stern dive platform with two exit ladders and fresh warm water showers and a special indulgence, hot chocolate after your night dives!

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3. DESTINATIONS AND ITINERARIES

The displacement of Mermaid I and Mermaid II in Indonesia follows these regular diving seasons:

Komodo National Park, June - July - August

Alor & Flores, September - October - November - May

Flores & Banda Sea, September - October - November

Forgotten Islands, September - October - November - April

Banda SeaSeptember - October - November - March

Raja Ampat, November - December - January

Halmahera, February

Lembeh Strait, February

Mermaid Liveaboards are also available for explorative cruises throughout all the Indonesian archipelago, contact us to organise a customised trip.

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4. TECHNICAL DATA - LAYOUT - FACILITIES

Mermaid Liveaboards diving yachts have been designed and built with the sole purpose of diving, facilitating dives and all the necessary operations on a diving cruise.

Mermaid I Liveaboard Layout

Mermaid I Liveaboard Layout
MERMAID I LIVEABOARD LAYOUT
UPPER DECK: (5) outdoor lounge area & sun deck above. (6) indoor restaurant and lounge. (7) deck toilet. (8) wheelhouse. MAIN DECK: (1) dive platform. (2) dive deck. (3) guest cabins. (4) ensuite bathrooms. LOWER DECK (3) guest cabins. (4) ensuite bathrooms. (7) crew cabins. (9) engine room. (10) dive platform. (11) galley. (12) storage areas. (13) storage areas. (14) cold room.

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Mermaid II Liveaboard Layout

Mermaid II Liveaboard Layout
MERMAID II LIVEABOARD LAYOUT
UPPER DECK: (4) crew toilet. (5) outdoor party deck. (6) indoor saloon with tv and dvd. (7) crew cabin. (8) wheelhouse. (9) sundeck.MAIN DECK: (1) dive platform. (2) dive deck. (3) guest cabins. (4) ensuite bathrooms. (6) dinning room. LOWER DECK (3) guest cabins. (4) ensuite bathrooms. (7) crew cabins. (9) engine room. (10) work room. (11) galley. (12) storage area. (14) cold room.

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5. PRICES AND COSTS

The prices and rates of Mermaid Liveaboards are in USD and booking with us you can pay in your preferred currency: EUR, GBP, AUD, etc.

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Prices and Costs

Last up dated: 1 June 2020

The price includes:
  • - One pre-cruise night in airport hotel in Indonesia complimentary by Cruising Indonesia
  • - Arrival and departure airport / hotel transfers
  • - Accommodations on board
  • - ToiletrIes
  • - All meals on board
  • - Drinking water, tea, coffee
  • - 3 dives a day + 1 night dive, according to the itinerary
  • - Tank, belt and weights
  • - Excursions according on board program
Mandatory Surcharges:
  • National Park Entrance Fees and Harbor Fees per person, these fees may change without notice:
  • Mermaid I Liveaboard
  • All the destinations €200 per person
  • Mermaid II Liveaboard
  • Komodo and Alor cruises €175 per person
  • Other destinations €200 per person
Optional bookable and payable in advance:

- International and domestic flights (*)

Optional bookable and payable on board:
  • - Wines and alcoholic beverages
  • - Espresso coffee
  • - Soft drinks and beers
  • - Massages
  • - Dive courses
  • - Nitrox
  • - Rental gear
  • - Crew gratuities
  • - Diving Insurance, we highly recommended DAN
  • - Travel Insurance including Trip Cancellation, we highly recommended World Nomads Travel Insurance
  • - Satellital phone calls

(*) Tailor-Made Travel

We can organise all your flight itinerary, land services and eventual extensions with the best market price.

Contact us for planning your custom made diving holidays.

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6. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms & Conditions

We have a few and simple rules, please take your time to carefully read them, at the time of confirming your booking, you automatically agree with the following terms & conditions:

Booking by Cabin

  • 30% as deposit for booking confirmation
  • 100% must be paid 60 days before cruise departure
  • 100% payment within 2 days of booking in case of Last Minute Booking

Payment Method

All payments must be made by bank transfer or bank deposit according to the payment instructions of our invoice. Reservations and payments must be communicated and send by email.

Cancellation Policy

Booking by Cabin

  • More than 90 days before departure: refund less €100 administration charge per person
  • 90-60 days: cruise non-transferable and deposit lost
  • Less than 60 days: 0% refund

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7. FLEXIBLE BOOKING CONDITIONS

For any new bookings made for cruises with Mermaid I and Mermaid II departing between April 12 2020 and 31 July 2020:

In the event of your country’s or Indonesia’s official government border closure prevents you from travelling, guests will be allowed to cancel for a full refund* or receive a credit voucher for the price paid** for travel up to June 30, 2023 for cancellations received up to 14 days before departure date of your cruise if any of the following prevail :

  • - If your country’s border or Indonesia’s border official government closure prevents you from travelling
  • - If all flights*** to the destination have been cancelled/restricted by origin government or Indonesia
  • - If guests would be officially required to do a quarantine period as they travelled into Indonesia
  • - If guests’ country has introduced a law forbidding its citizens to travel- this claim must be proven with official notification – it is not valid for “personal choice to cancel nor advice from country not to travel nor for level 3 advisories.”
  • - If your travel insurance will cover you for this incident****

For any new bookings made for cruises departing after August 1 2020:

In the event of your country’s or Indonesia’s official government border closure prevents you from travelling, guests will receive a credit voucher for the price paid** for travel up to June 30 2023 for cancellations received up to 14 days before departure date of your cruise if any of the following prevail :

  • - If your country’s border or Indonesia’s border official government closure prevents you from travelling
  •  - If all flights*** to the destination have been cancelled/restricted by origin government or Indonesia
  • - If guests would be officially required to do a quarantine period as they travelled into Indonesia
  • - If guests’ country has introduced a law forbidding its citizens to travel- this claim must be proven with official notification – it is not valid for “personal choice to cancel nor advice from country not to travel nor for level 3 advisories.”
  • - If your travel insurance will cover you for this incident

Others:

Mermaid Liveaboard reserves the right to restrict the number of transfers to any one date and requests for new dates are subject to approval by Mermaid Liveaboards

If that destination is fully booked within the offered rescheduling period, you will need to select an alternative destination

NOTES:

(*) excluding bank charges

(**) transfers/credit vouchers/early bird specials exclude November 2021 and November 2022 16 day biodiversity specials and September/October each year Ring of Fire and Christmas 2021/2022 cruises.

(***) if flights are departing one country but the flights’ transit country impacts feasibility for return to your country, you must use another flight routing that’s acceptable to your country

(***) we ask to costumers who officially cannot make it to Indonesia to appreciate the situation the operators are also in. Guests are requested to contact their travel insurer for bookings made prior to the January 23 “alarm” date… good travel insurance will cover their cruise. Please show us a claim rejection letter from their insurer for transfer validation. If their insurer officially fails to protect them, we of course will find a solution. We truly thank you all for your kind assistance.

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8. MERMAID LIVEABOARD DEALS

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