Dewi Nusantara, Indonesia

57m | 9 CABINS | 24 CREW

Presenting Dewi Nusantara, the largest wooden liveaboard dive vessel in Southeast Asia. This stunning 57-meter three-masted wooden schooner can host up to 18 guests, offering top-tier liveaboard experiences in the Indonesian archipelago. Embarking on Dewi Nusantara promises an outstanding five-star experience, where guests can bask in a nostalgic atmosphere while enjoying luxurious amenities.

Dewi Nusantara offers luxury liveaboard cruises through the enchanting eastern islands of the Indonesian archipelago. Her main destinations include Triton Bay, Cenderawasih Bay, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, the Spice Islands, Halmahera,  and the Forgotten Islands. These regions lie at the heart of the Coral Triangle, renowned for hosting an unparalleled diversity of coral and fish species. The attentive Indonesian crew of 19 along with a cruise director and four divemasters, bring a wealth of experience to your diving expeditions.

Cabins

Dewi Nusantara’s accommodations truly epitomise luxury and comfort. Crafted by designer Bruno Helgen, all furniture in the suite exudes a sense of luxury and exclusivity. The vessel boasts eight expansive air-conditioned Deluxe Staterooms, each equipped with flexible bed arrangements and luxurious en-suite bathrooms. The highlight is the lavish Master Cabin positioned at the aft of the boat, offering sweeping panoramic sea views. This 46-square-meter suite is not only the largest onboard but also ranks among the most spacious suites available on any liveaboard worldwide. Regardless of the cabin you choose, you can anticipate nothing less but the best in terms of space, interior, and comfort.

Communal Spaces

Guests aboard Dewi Nusantara can unwind on the expansive sundeck located in front of the wheelhouse. If you are seeking tranquility, you can head to the bow, where two inviting hammocks await. She is equipped with a dive deck, an indoor and outdoor dining area, and a lounge for socialising and relaxation.

Activities

When you’re not diving or savouring the delectable cuisine aboard the Dewi Nusantara, a plethora of other entertainment options awaits. Whether you crave thrilling adventures or serene relaxation, she has got you covered. Engage in a range of activities such as non-motorised water sports, games, land excursions, and village visits. Dive into the onboard library, stocked with reference books detailing the marine life, history, and culture of eastern Indonesia. In need of some relaxation after your diving adventures? Why not treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage (additional charges apply).

Rate: starts from USD7,690/cruise/person on double/twin share

Inclusions

  • Ground transfers to/from the port on embarkation and disembarkation dates
  • Onboard accommodation on a full-board basis
  • Meals include grazing breakfast, full breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner
  • Beverages include drinking water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, local beer or a glass of wine for dinner
  • Up to 4 guided dives per day including a night dive
  • Up to 2 shallow dives on the day prior to disembarkation, subject to the departure flight schedule
  • Weights, weight belt, and 12lt tanks

Obligatory surcharges

  • Fuel surcharge (applies to all cruises, subject to review four months prior to departure, payable onboard)
  • Park and port fee (applies to all cruises, payable onboard)
  • Long-distance sailing fee (applies to selected cruises, payable onboard)

Exclusions

  • Private guide (optional, to be booked and paid prior to the cruise)
  • Equipment rental (optional, to be booked in advance)
  • Nitrox tanks or Nitrox course (optional, to be booked and paid prior to the cruise)
  • Flights, visa, and related fees
  • Land accommodation and transfers other than mentioned in the inclusions
  • Meals and drinks not stated in the inclusions
  • Massage treatment and merchandise (payable onboard)
  • Crew gratuities
  • Medical, trip cancellation, and diving insurance

Boat Specification

  • General Information
  • Year: 2008
  • Guests: maximum 18 guests
  • Length: 58m (191ft)
  • Beam: 12m (37ft)
  • Draft: 3.6m (12ft)
  • Cabins: 9 (1 master suite & 8x double/twins)
  • Crew: 24
  • Cruising Speed: 8-9 knots

Facilities & Leisure Equipment

  • Camera room complete with TV, DVD player, and multiple charging stations
  • 2x 200hp custom-built tenders
  • A small library
  • 2x paddle boards
  • 2x tandem sea kayaks
  • WiFi (available in certain areas only)