Indonesia is a huge and varied country above and below water. Within it’s borders, Indonesia boasts more than 15,000 islands, most of them uninhabited, and many barely explored. The vast expanses of island dotted tropical ocean are now very popular for liveaboard trips. The Indonesian liveaboard options below range from shorter diving trips around Komodo to full blown adventure cruises around the remote islands of Raja Ampat and everything in between!
If you can’t find the right boat here, please contact us and tell us what you are looking for. This will save you a lot of time surfing the vast oceans of the world wide web! As one of Asia’s top independent liveaboard specialists, we can help you find the right Raja Ampat or Komodo liveaboard to suit your needs. You can make a Liveaboard Search or check the boats below. No time to search? Just send us a quick enquiry and we’ll reply soon!
MV Raja Manta was built in Thailand and launched in 2011. She moved to Indonesia to join the Blue Manta with trips starting August 2016. The Raja Manta is a high quality boat, modern and spacious and will take a maximum 20 guests on Indonesia tri [...]
Prices starting from 425 / day
Welcome to MV Blue Manta, a brand new luxury boat, she started trips in late 2015. The Blue Manta is probably the largest dive vessel in the region. With a length of 45m and a beam of 9m, Blue Manta is a steel hull boat and will only take 18 gues [...]
Prices starting from 480 / day
Liveaboard diving in Komodo and Raja Ampat Indonesia with the luxury Mermaid I. Since June 2011, Mermaid I has been permanently based in Indonesia, making liveaboard cruises to Komodo and also to Raja Ampat. The Komodo trips depart from Benoa Har [...]
Prices starting from 500 / day
Lauched in 2000, Mermaid 2 completed many very successful seasons cruising to the Similan Islands in Thailand. Mermaid II is one of Asia's best known liveaboard boats. Everything about the boat is big - cabins, dive deck, relaxation areas - which [...]
Prices starting from 500 / day
MV La Galigo is a traditional Indonesian style 2 mast Phinisi sailboat built of ironwood and teak in Bira, South Sulawesi in 2012. She is running year round trips in Komodo and Raja Ampat. There is space for 14 guests only, with several cabin typ [...]
Prices starting from 400 / day
Moana is a classic 30m Phinisi Schooner, able to take up to 12 passengers for charter (maximum 10 divers on regular trips) for diving or cruising in the Komodo region. All cabins have airconditioning and en suite bathrooms. Although built in a tr [...]
Prices starting from 400 / day
This information should give you an idea of which boat suits your preferences and budget. If the schedules don't suit you, or if you are looking for something different, contact us and we will try to provide you with information on other boats. The new luxury Blue Manta just started trips at the end of 2015, and the Raja Manta started in August 2016. If you have any questions about liveaboard diving in Indonesia, please do contact Sunrise Divers.
Most liveaboard boats are also available for charters. If you have a group of divers or if you're trying to book dive club trip why not book the whole boat? This gives you more freedom to choose dates, dive sites and destinations, and more flexibility in the itinerary. Also charters normally include free places for group leaders. Most boats take 15 - 18 divers maximum. Moana is ideal for smaller groups.
If you are planning a dive trip in Southeast Asia in the near future we suggest you bookmark our website for easy future reference. Sunrise Divers has been diving in this region for nearly 20 years and if you are looking for a liveaboard, we hope to hear from you soon! We wish you happy travels and happy diving!
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Thailand, Myanmar & Indonesia's Best Diving Locations
The Thailand liveaboard high season is from October to May. All liveaboard schedules are online for the coming season from mid October 2017 up to May 2018. Our Phuket dive center is also open during low season for day trips and PADI courses. Start planning your dive trip now! Liveaboard diving in Thailand is as popular as ever - early booking is highly recommended, especially for the more popular boats, though you can sometimes find last minute trips. There are also several boats with trips into the remote Mergui Archipelago in Burma (Myanmar).
Indonesia (Komodo and Raja Ampat) liveaboard schedules are also online right through 2018. Komodo is the best place to dive during the summer May - October. Raja Ampat is the best Indonesia option from November - April. If you are looking for a liveaboard trip in Thailand, Burma or Indonesia, we hope to hear from you soon!
Thailand Liveaboard Locations
The famous Similan Islands National Park and Richelieu Rock (part of the Surin Islands National Park) are the most popular destinations for Thailand liveaboards with some trips also covering Hin Daeng and the Phi Phi Islands.
Liveaboards visit 2 main areas among the many islands of Indonesia - Komodo, famous for it's dragons and Raja Ampat which is called the 'Cradle of Biodiversity'. Diving is spectacular, marine life anything from pygmy seahorses to manta rays!
The Mergui Archipelago is largely uninhabited, with hundreds of islands stretching 400km up the West coast of Myanmar. You might not even see another dive boat during your trip - dive Myanmar now before it really opens up to mass tourism!