The 27m Duyung Baru is a traditional Indonesian Phinisi liveaboard scheduling affordable luxury liveaboard experiences to the iconic dive areas of the Komodo National Park, South Sulawesi and Wakatobi. With 3 cabins on board to cater to a maximum of 6 guests, the Duyung Baru Liveaboard offers a personalised and intimate trip ideal for small groups or families and even private charters!
Vovo and Yani- A lovely German- Indonesian couple, are the owners and operators of the Duyung Baru and are absolutely one of the most experienced tour operators within the waters of the Komodo National Park having run private tours since 1998.
The Duyung Baru Liveaboard has 3 luxurious cabins, each tastefully decorated and containing cabin a private en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Guests have plenty of room to relax on the deck and up above on the sun deck there are comfortable sun loungers to relax on. There is alsso ample space in the salon/dining area. The heart of the Duyung Baru lies in ‘Yanies Kitchen’, where fresh food is being prepared all day. With an Indonesian theme and hints of western flavours, hungry guests can enjoy freshly prepared meals and snacks throughout the day.
The dive deck offers plenty of space for gear storage and kitting up. The experienced and knowledgeable dive guides abourd the Duyung Baru will delight in showing divers the underwater treasures in Indonesias diverse regions. From schools of Manta Rays, sharks and giant trevalley in the Komodo National Park, to interesting and rare critters in the untouched waters of Wakatobi.
Rest assured, the service provided by Yani and Vovo goes above and beyond what you can imagine, and with a maximum of 6 guests per charter, it has a very loving and homely feel to the entire experience.