MSY Mutiara Laut Indonesian Liveaboard

 

Destination: Indonesia

Itineraries: Komodo, Alor, Banda Sea, Seram Sea, West Papua, Moluccas & Sulawesi (6-12 nights) | From $565++/night

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Mutiara Laut Quick Pitch 

The strikingly elegant Mutiara Laut is a unique 46m long and 9m wide liveaboard with a design based on a traditional British schooner combined with elements of the Indonesian “phinisi”. With over 850m2 of sail, she boasts real sailing capabilities while coming equipped with modern engines and generators and all the latest in safety equipment and instrumentation. Built for comfort, she offers year-round diving and leisure trips in far flung areas of the Indonesian archipelago that are slowly becoming known for some of the best diving in the world.

 

Why You'll Like Mutiara Laut

  • Luxury sailing adventure
  • Fullboard accommodation
  • Nitrox available
  • WiFi available
  • 4 to 5 divers per guide.
 

 

Dive Overview

Expect manta rays, different species of whales, reef sharks, giant ocean sunfish and impressive pelagic fish in Komodo National Park and Alor. Experience the rich and varied marine life in Sulawesi. Encounter schools of tunas and jacks, barracudas, Spanish mackerels and different shark species in Banda Sea. The diversity of species and dive sites in Seram Sea. Amazing diverse hard corals, seagrass beds, mangroves, shallow reefs, drop offs, muck, caves, black sand, white sand, new lava flow and a lot of fish, in more shapes and sizes than anywhere else in the world, in West Papua. And find vertical walls, reef flats, slopes, ridges, sea mounds, mucky mangroves, lagoons and pinnacles, soft coral, and many kinds of fish in the Moluccas.

[See: Raja Ampat Travel Guide, Komodo Dive Travel Guide, Lembeh Dive Travel Guide & Ambon & Alor Dive Travel Guide]

 

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Accommodations

Types of Cabins, Amenities and Photos

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Deluxe Cabins

6 deluxe cabins are located below the main deck, each of 18m2 and with 2 portholes each. In 4 of them, the day bed can be converted into a separated single bed for either Twin-share occupation or a 3rd person in the cabin.

  •  Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels, hair-dryer)
  • Separate shower (with shower gel and shampoo) and separate WC
  • Air Conditioning
  • Storage space, outlets, LED lightning
  • Flat Screen with individual entertainment system
 

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Cabin 1, 2 & 3

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Cabin 4, 5 & 6 

 

Master Cabin

The master cabin of 26m2 with its spacious Lounge & Sundeck furnished for private use, is located at the rear of the main deck. A luxurious cabin providing you the feeling of being “The Master and Commander”. 

  • Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels and hair-dryer)
  • Separate shower (with shower gel and shampoo) and separate WC
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk, outlets, large storage space, LED lightning
  • 1 Flat Screen with individual entertainment system
 

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Master Suite

 

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General Facilities

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Lounge Area, Dinner Table & Main Deck, respectively

 

Mutiara Laut Boat Features 

  • Restaurant and Bar area. Seating for 18 people
  • Lounge area with TV projection and music facilities
  • Sun deck on the foredeck of 40m2
  • Shaded main deck area of 110m2 with tables, deck furniture and shower
  • Air conditioning throughout the vessel including cabins and restaurant/lounge areas
  • Wi-Fi Internet access with download data allowance in each cabin only 3 or 4G when in range
  • Full catering service including 3 main meals per day plus snacks after dives
  • Full-service bar including non-alcoholic beverages, wine, beer and spirits
  • Full-service dive operation including courses and equipment rental
  • Canoes & SUP's (Stand Up Paddleboards)
  • Land excursions
  • In room entertainment systems including monitor and onboard movie system

 

Dive Facilities 

  • Dive deck
  • Nitrox available
  • 2 dive tenders
  • Gear rental
 

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Food & Drinks Aboard Mutiara Laut

Western & Asian Food, local food, fine cuisine, beer, selection of wines & spirits available

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Mutiara Laut Liveaboard Deck Plan

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Schedule & Rates

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Schedule: 2019 - 2020

Rates - Inclusions & Exclusions

 

2019 Schedule

Start

End

Duration

Itinerary

From

To

18-Mar-2019

29-Mar-2019

11N/12D

Sangihe, Pearls of the North

Bitung

Bitung

1-Apr-2019

12-Apr-2019

11N/12D

Magical Moluccas

Bitung

Ambon

15-Apr-2019

26-Apr-2019

11N/12D

Spices & Snakes

Ambon

Maumere

30-Apr-2019

6-May-2019

6N/7D

Full Private Charter

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

9-May-2019

20-May-2019

11N/12D

Komodo & Flores

Labuan Bajo

Maumere

23-May-2019

3-Jun-2019

11N/12D

West meets East

Maumere

Bali

25-Jun-2019

6-Jul-2019

11N/12D

Dragons & Gods

Bali

Labuan Bajo

9-Jul-2019

16-Jul-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

19-Jul-2019

26-Jul-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

29-Jul-2019

5-Aug-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

8-Aug-2019

15-Aug-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

18-Aug-2019

25-Aug-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

28-Aug-2019

4-Sep-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

7-Sep-2019

14-Sep-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

17-Sep-2019

24-Sep-2019

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Maumere

27-Sep-2019

8-Oct-2019

11N/12D

Spices & Snakes

Maumere

Ambon

11-Oct-2019

19-Oct-2019

8N/9D

Full Private Charter

Ambon

Ambon

25-Oct-2019

6-Nov-2019

12N/13D

Secrets of Seram II

Saumlaki

Sorong

9-Nov-2019

20-Nov-2019

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

23-Nov-2019

4-Dec-2019

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

7-Dec-2019

18-Dec-2019

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

23-Dec-2019

3-Jan-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

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2020 Schedule

Start

End

Duration

Itinerary

From

To

13-Jan-2020

24-Jan-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

27-Jan-2020

7-Feb-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

10-Feb-2020

21-Feb-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

24-Feb-2020

6-Mar-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

9-Mar-2020

20-Mar-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

Sorong

Kaimana

23-Mar-2020

3-Apr-2020

11N/12D

Triton Bay & Banda East

Kaimana

Maumere

6-Apr-2020

13-Apr-2020

7N/8D

Gems of Alor

Maumere

Maumere

16-Apr-2020

23-Apr-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Maumere

Labuan Bajo

26-Apr-2020

3-May-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

6-May-2020

13-May-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

16-May-2020

27-May-2020

11N/12D

Dragons & Gods

Labuan Bajo

Bali

17-Jun-2020

28-Jun-2020

11N/12D

Dragons & Gods

Bali

Labuan Bajo

1-Jul-2020

8-Jul-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

11-Jul-2020

18-Jul-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

21-Jul-2020

28-Jul-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

31-Jul-2020

7-Aug-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

10-Aug-2020

17-Aug-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

20-Aug-2020

27-Aug-2020

7N/8D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Labuan Bajo

30-Aug-2020

10-Sep-2020

11N/12D

Total Komodo

Labuan Bajo

Maumere

13-Sep-2020

24-Sep-2020

11N/12D

Spices & Snakes

Maumere

Ambon

27-Sep-2020

5-Oct-2020

8N/9D

Full Private Charter

Ambon

Ambon

8-Oct-2020

19-Oct-2020

11N/12D

Triton Bay & Banda East

Ambon

Kaimana

23-Oct-2020

2-Nov-2020

10N/11D

Full Private Charter

Timika

Timika

8-Nov-2020

19-Nov-2020

11N/12D

Halmahera's Crown

Ternate

Sorong

22-Nov-2020

3-Dec-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

6-Dec-2020

17-Dec-2020

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

23-Dec-2020

3-Jan-2021

11N/12D

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

Sorong

Sorong

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Rates

Cabin

Rate (per person per night)

Deluxe Cabin

$565

Master Cabin

$665

 

Variable Costs

The surcharges have to be paid in full on board on the last day of the cruise, either in cash or by credit card. Nitrox is available at US$5 per dive.

DESTINATION

ITINERARY

PORT & PARK FEES

LONG DISTANCE FUEL ADDER

TOTAL

Alor

Gems of Alor

$100

$0

$100

Komodo

Total Komodo

$110

$0

$110

Komodo

Komodo & Flores

$130

$0

$130

Komodo

Dragons & Gods

$120

$90

$210

Komodo

West meets East

$130

$110

$240

Sulawesi

Sangihe 'Pearls of the North'

$200

$0

$200

Moluccas

Halmahera's Crown

$200

$90

$290

Moluccas

Magical Moluccas

$200

$130

$330

Papua Barat

Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

$200

$90

$290

Papua Barat

Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

$200

$90

$290

Banda & Papua Barat

Triton Bay & Banda East

$200

$90

$290

Banda & Papua Barat

Secrets of Seram II

$200

$110

$310

Banda Sea

Total Banda

$200

$90

$290

Banda Sea

Best of Banda

$200

$110

$310

Banda Sea

Spices & Snakes

$200

$130

$330

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Inclusions 

  • Arrival & Departure Transfers between the ship and local airports & hotels within 45 minutes' drive
  • Accommodation in Double or Twin Share Two-person Cabin with individually controlled AC, en-suite bathroom with shower & toilet, toiletries
  • Full board Meals including snacks and non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks, coffee, tea, water)
  • Diving Services including tanks, air fills & weights
  • Dive guides & dive tenders
  • All listed Watersport Activities, including snorkeling, seakayak, waterski, wakeboard and stand up paddle board, based on availability
  • All proposed Land Excursions & Visits including entrance fees, taxes, local guide & ranger fees
  • On board Laundry & Ironing service
  • Daily Housekeeping services
  • Land based Wi-Fi internet access where available
  • Government Taxes & VAT

 

Exclusions 

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Crew tipping & gratuities (recommended: 10% of invoiced amount)
  • Souvenirs & Incidentals on board
  • Travel-, Dive-, Medical- & Repatriation Insurance
  • International & Domestic Airfares and Airport taxes
  • Internet connection for emails, browsing & data allowance
  • Use of Satellite Phone
  • Scuba Dive Courses & Certifications
  • Dive Equipment Rental
  • NITROX Tank Fills
  • Long distance Mileage & Fuel surcharges
  • Port & Park fees
  • Single Occupancy supplement: + 60% of the cabin rate

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OTHER DATES & AVAILABILITY 

For more information on other departure dates that are not listed above and on availability email us at info@bluewaterdivetravel.com or call us at 310-915-6677 and we will gladly help you plan your dream dive vacation!

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Dive Information & Itineraries

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Komodo Dive Overview

Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. Currents can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current. Expect black sand diving, colorful muck dive, dolphin & manta dive, challenging current dives, all in one location, colorful reef, sea apple, Komodo dragon trek, savannah scenery.

[Read More: Komodo Dive Travel Guide]

 

Itinerary 1: Dragons & Gods, 11 Days/10 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Benoa - Bali or Labuan Bajo - Flores
  • End: Labuan Bajo - Flores or Benoa - Bali

  

Itinerary 2: West Meets East, 12 Days/11 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Benoa - Bali or Maumere - Flores
  • End: Maumere - Flores or Benoa - Bali

 

Itinerary 3: Komodo & Flores, 11 Days/10 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Maumere or Labuan Bajo
  • End: Labuan Bajo or Maumere - Flores

 

Itinerary 4: Total Komodo, 9 Days/8 Nights

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Bima - Sumbawa or Labuan Bajo - Flores
  • End: Labuan Bajo - Flores or Bima - Sumbawa
 
 

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Alor dive Overview

Dive sites are very varied from clear water critter dives to drift and adrenalin dives with action. Currents can be strong especially between channels. Expect critters, unspoiled dive sites, drifts along the walls, clear and warm water, volcano sightseeing, unexpected encounters, and local products.

[Read More: Alor Dive Travel Guide]

 

Itinerary : Gems of Alor, 11 Days/10 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Maumere - Flores
  • End: Maumere - Flores
 
 

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Banda Sea

Banda Sea Dive Overview - This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers. Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. Currents can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon. Expect critters, unspoiled dive sites, wall drift dives, sea snakes, clear & warm water, volcanos, unexpected encounters, spice trek.

 

Itinerary 1: Spices & Snakes, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Maumere - Flores or Ambon - Ambon
  • End: Ambon - Ambon or Maumere - Flores

 

 Itinerary 2: Forgotten Islands, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Maumere - Flores or Saumlaki - Jamdena
  • End: Saumlaki - Jamdena or Maumere - Flores

 

Itinerary 3: Banda Discovery, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Ambon - Ambon or Maumere - Flores
  • End: Maumere - Flores or Ambon - Ambon

 

Itinerary 4: Best of Banda, 11 Days/10 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Ambon - Ambon
  • End: Ambon - Ambon
 
 

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Seram Sea Dive Overview

This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers but not for novices. Unexpected sightings can happen though maybe not happen on every trip. In this area, every trip is very different. Currents can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon. Expect critters, rare species like "psychedelic frogfish", unspoiled dive sites, wall drift dives, clear/warm water, new lava flow, unexpected encounters, walk through the past, spice trek.

[Read More: Alor Dive Travel Guide]

 

Itinerary: Secrets of Seram II, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Saumlaki - Jamdena or Sorong - West Papua
  • End: Sorong - West Papua or Saumlaki - Jamdena
 
 

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West Papua Dive Overview

Certain stationary dives in mid water to observe the whale-sharks under the fishing platforms. Dives normally conducted on reef edges with wrecks, around coral atolls, some sand based diving and some dropoffs. Currents and visibility can be varied. Expect Whale-sharks, WW2 wrecks diving, Coral reefs, Dropoffs, Muck dives, Rare critters, Sharks, Manta rays.

[Read More: Raja Ampat Dive Travel Guide]

 

Itinerary 1: Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings, 12 Days/11 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Sorong - West Papua
  • End: Sorong - West Papua

 

Itinerary 2: Misool & Triton Bay, 12 Days/11 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Sorong or Kaimana - West Papua
  • End: Kaimana or Sorong - West Papua

  

Itinerary 3: Whale Shark Festival, 11 Days/10 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Manokwari - West Papua or Biak - Biak
  • End: Biak - Biak or Manokwari - West Papua

 

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Moluccas Dive Overview

This is a truly wonderful place but may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for the adventure diver. The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. Especially around Triton Bay. The visibility can be very low (5-10m) in Triton Bay and Ambon Bay. Expect warm and clear waters, except in Triton Bay where the visibility can be very low but the density of life is exceptional, unspoilt dive sites, soft & black coral galore, new species photo opportunities, the last frontier, non-stop pygmy seahorses, warm water, lagoon-sightseeing, river cruising, rock art painting, pearl farm.

[Read More: Ambon Dive Travel Guide]

 

Itinerary 1: Halmahera's Crown, 12 Days/11 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Sorong - West Papua or Bitung - Sulawesi
  • End: Bitung - Sulawesi or Sorong - West Papua

 

Itinerary 2: Magical Moluccas, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Bitung - Sulawesi or Ambon - Ambon
  • End: Ambon - Ambon or Bitung - Sulawesi

 

 Itinerary 3: Moluccas to Papua, 13 Days/12 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Ambon - Ambon or Kaimana - West Papua
  • End: Kaimana - West Papua or Ambon - Ambon

 

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Sulawesi Dive Overview

The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. This diving region is reserved for relatively experienced divers. Expect Volcanic landscapes, lagoons with black or white sand, underwater volcano (Mahangetang), drift diving, rare critters (muck-dive), exploration dives, pelagics, colorful and mineral reefs, pinacles.

 

Itinerary 1: Sangihe 'Pearls of the North', 12 Days/11 Nights 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Bitung - Sulawesi
  • End: Bitung - Sulawesi

 

Itinerary 2: Togian to Lembeh 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Gorontalo - Sulawesi
  • End: Bitung - Sulawesi

 

Itinerary 3: Togian & Banggai 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Bitung - Sulawesi
  • End: Kendari - Sulawesi

 

Itinerary 4: Wakatobi to Alor 

  • Waow Liveaboard Indonesia
  • Start: Kendari - Sulawesi
  • End: Maumere - Flores

 

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Boat Specifications 

  • Built: Year 2009/2010 in Kalimantan
  • Type: Schooner
  • Length: 46 m
  • Length of deck: 39.6 m
  • Length W. I.: 35.1 m
  • Beam: 9.3 m
  • Draft: 3.2 m
  • Ballast: 30.000 kg
  • Gross: 252 TS
  • Engine: Yanmar 6 AYM - ETE485 KW
  • Generators: Cummin Onan 22, 40 and 60 KVA + Hydropack
  • Boiler: 2 x, capacity 200 ltr
  • Anchor Winch: Datamarine (hydraulic) DSZ 3302 HK3
  • Chain: 2 x 160 m
  • Max guests: 14
  • Number of cabins: 7
  • Number of bathrooms: 7
  • Tenders: 3
  • Crew: 14 Fulltime + up to 4 Dive Guides + Cruise Director

 

Practical Information

  • Time Zone: GMT +8 and GMT +9
  • Local Currency: IDR (Indonesian Rupiah)
  • Language Spoken: Indonesian & English
  • Payment Onboard: Cash, Visa & Mastercard
 

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