The best diving in the world is here in Indonesia with Ondina
Ondina Liveaboard has explored all the huge Indonesian archipelago and therefore offers its best dive sites only. Every year Ondina Liveaboard makes a round trip visiting the best diving areas of east Indonesia RAJA AMPAT, BANDA SEA, HALMAHERA and the ultimate diving frontiers: TRITON BAY and CENDRAWASIH BAY. In the two previous decades Ondina Liveaboard led the exploration of KOMODO, ALOR & FLORES, BANDA ISLANDS and FORGOTTEN ISLANDS today the Legend of Ondinesia continues with the brotherhood of OCEANIC LIVEABOARD.
Affordable and comfortable, while the diving is exceptional, Ondina Liveaboard is focused in what really matters and left aside superfluous and expensive luxuries. SMY Ondina offers 8 double cabins, 6 of these are suitable for triple cabin. All the cabins have air con and en-suite bathroom with freshwater shower, hand basin, toilet.
On Ondina Liveaboard you will have enough space to relax alone, or to share a nice chat sitting in the cool atmosphere of the a/c dinning room or enjoy a full moon evening on the spacious sun deck.
On board the SMY Ondina the food is good and plentiful with a different menu every day that includes meats, fish, vegetables and fruits.
Professional, fun and friendly is the better definition for Ondina liveaboard.
Sailing aboard SMY Ondina you will have the opportunity to visit the most exotic and remote islands of Indonesia. Places where you would possibly find extremely difficult to get by yourself. You will not embark one of those Luxury Cruises where everything is fixed to timing and planning, we offer you a more adventurous trip with lots of unexpected: Unexpected diving encounters, unexpected beautiful beaches, unexpected quiet and traditional villages, unexpected on-board service.
ONDINA LIVEABOARD GALLERY
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ONDINESIA, THE LEGEND
Undine, also spelled as Ondine, is the beautiful water spirit in the European traditions, and which come from Nereids of the Greek mithology, a water nymph who becomes human when she falls in love with a man but is doomed to die if he is unfaithful to her…
Myth or legend, the real fact is that everyone who ever dived with Ondina Liveabord, loves her and get back on board.
- Ask for our discounts for repeaters:
- Your second time: 5% discount + Nitrox free
- Your third time: 10% discount + Nitrox free
- After that 10% discount + Nitrox free + 10% rental gear
DIVING DESTINATIONS IN INDONESIA
Ondina Liveaboard operates year-round trips to RAJA AMPAT, BANDA SEA, HALMAHERA, TRITON BAY and CENDRAWASIH BAY. Trips are custom length ranging from 6 to 11 nights for all the other diving destinations. Ondina Liveaboard is also available for charter cruises and explorative cruises throughout the Indonesian archipelago. Only top world class dive destinations!
Ondina Liveaboard is a Phinisi Schooner built by skilled master shipwrights and boat builders of the traditional Indonesian Phinisi from Sulawesi.
SMY ONDINA TECHNICAL DATA
Year of built: 2001
Type: Two mast wooden Phinisi Schooner
Length over all: 32 meters
Beam: 8 meters
Draft: 2.6 meters
Cruising speed: 9 knots
Engine: 400 HP Man Medium Duty
Fuel Capacity: 12 tons
Generators: 30 and 20Kw marine sets (Mitsubishi & Isuzu)
Water Storage: Watermaker + 10 tons deposit
Voltage: 220v all-around-the-clock
Navigation & Communication: Depth finder, GPS Plotter with C-map electronic navigation charts, Radar 16 miles range, Multiband SSB Radio,
VHF Radio with Global Maritime Distress Signal System (GMDSS), ICOM VHF hand sets, Satellite telephone THURAYA for private communications in the most remote locations, Ericsson R190 Telephone Satellite and GSM
Cabins: 8 standard double cabins, 6 suitable for triple cabin, all with a/c and en-suite bathroom with freshwater shower, hand basin, toilet
Diving: 2 diving compressors Bauer Mariner, 12 and 15lts steel and aluminum tanks. INT/DIN, weight-belts and safety buoys included in the price of the cruise, Nitrox available, 3 dinghies.
Safety and Rescue: 2 Rescue Rafts for 30 pax, Buoys, Safety Flares, Fire extinguishers, First Aids equipment, Oxygen on board
ONDINA LIVEABOARD LAYOUT
PRICES AND COSTS
The prices and rates of Ondina Liveaboard are in EURO, and booking with us you can pay in your preferred currency: EUR, GBP, AUD, etc.
Prices and Costs
These prices and rates are valid until 31 December 2020
Last up dated: 1 Jun 2020
Booking by cabin - Prices Year 2020
The price of Ondina Liveaboard is €350 per night, per person, booking on double cabin shared. The single cabin (not sharing) has a supplement of 65%
Private Cruises and Charters - Prices 2020
Ondina Liveaboard full charter rate is € 4.200 per night
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
- - 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
- - Toiletry
- National Park Entrance Fees and Harbor Fees per person, these fees may change without notice:
- € 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
These especial discounts apply in ALL our diver cruises
- Non diver: 15%
- Third bert: 25%
- Small groups (6 pax): 5 pay + 1 free
Especial discount on full charter boat
Especial discount for repeaters
- Your 2nd time on board: 5% + Nitrox free
- Your 3rd time on board 10% + Nitrox free
- Your 4th time on board 10% + Nitrox free + 10% on rental gear or any purchase on board
(*) 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.
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
- 20% as deposit for booking confirmation
- 100% must be paid 90 days before cruise departure
Private Cruises & Charters
- 20% deposit for booking confirmation
- 100% must be paid 6 months before cruise departure
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.
Booking by Cabin
- More than 90 days before departure: 85% refund
- 89-60 days: 50% refund
- 59-30 days: 10% refund
- Less than 30 days: 0% refund
Private Cruises & Charters
- More than 9 months before departure: 75% refund
- 9-6 months: 65% refund
- 6-3 months: 45% refund
- Less than 3 months: 0% refund
- Port change in Full Boat Charter: The cost of an extra day required to change the embarking or disembarking port is 1,800€. This amount is non-refundable.
SCHEDULE AND BOOKING STATUS
The timetable of Ondina Liveaboard has been scheduled with year around diving trips in RAJA AMPAT, BANDA SEA, HALMAHERA, TRITON BAY and CENDRAWASIH BAY. Trips are custom length ranging from 6 to 11 nights. If none of the itineraries proposed fit your needs, contact us and we will collaborate with you to get the program that suits your interests or those of your group.
Last Minute Raja Ampat on Ondina Liveaboard
Last Minute Banda Sea on Ondina Liveaboard
Last Minute Cenderawasih Bay on Ondina Liveaboard
PRIVATE CRUISES AND CHARTERS
Ondina Liveaboard full charter rate is €4.200 per night. That means that a 10 night private cruise in Raja Ampat will cost you €42.000, plus €1.800 relocation surcharge in eventual change of embarking or disembarking ports. You need to add on top of those amounts 5-10 percent to cover alcohol, port charges, rental diving equipment, and discretional tip to the crew, paid before you leave the boat.
Ondina Liveaboard full charter rate includes 12 crew comprised captain, cruise manager, chef and dive masters; fuel; all meals and snacks, drinking water beverages; scuba diving for certified divers, land excursions, round trip transfer.
There are not limit period for a cruise rental, 5-10 days is the regular. Actually, the only limitation is the availability, a yacht charter must be booked 6-12 months in advance.
Ondina Liveaboard has a lot of experience diving the inner seas of Indonesia and is available for personalised diving trips, leisure cruises and research expeditions in all the Indonesian archipelago.
Charters for NON Scheduled Routes
- If you wish to charter Ondina Liveaboard for you and your friends and arrange your own itinerary, we can arrange the expedition of your dreams, just contact us!
- If you are a filming crew or a professional research group and want to charter us for a documentary or a field research in any part of the Indonesian territory or in the South Pacific, tell us your needs and we will arrange every single detail.
- Any full charter on Ondina Liveaboard will be carefully planned and decided with you.
NON Divers Charters
We also arrange Non Divers Cruises. Our routes can also be enjoyed without diving: paradise beaches, fishing villages, island hopping, National Parks, rituals and millenary ceremonies will make the best frame for a well deserved exotic holidays.
Cruising Indonesia | The Liveaboard & Dive Specialists
Cruising Indonesia, as Reservation Team of Ondina Liveaboard, is committed to ensuring you not only a perfect diving holiday but also the best price guarantee. Contact us and we will arrange everything you need: every single details of your cruise reservation, the international & domestic flights, the ground services, an amazing tour extension...