Living aboard Dewi Nusantara is as close to a five star experience as is possible in the faraway corners of the Indonesian archipelago.
With an overall length of 57 meters, the three masted topsail schooner moves with grace and stability that only larger sailing vessels can offer. There are eight spacious air-conditioned staterooms, that can be adapted to either twin or double use, each with its own en suite bathroom. The master and commanders’ cabin aft is the size of a large hotel suite.
With her state of the art diving equipment Dewi Nusantara has become the ultimate liveaboard diving platform in Indonesia. Her discreet and attentive Indonesian crew of fifteen is complemented by three dive-masters who all have a long experience in the area.
Staterooms: The lower deck is the main cabin area with four staterooms on the port side and four on starboard. These air conditioned staterooms are all individually designed and are adaptable for either twin or double use. Each has its own en-suite bathroom, reading lights, desk and chair, 220V power points and hanging storage for clothing. Each stateroom has a floor space of 20 square meters while the bathroom is 5 by 1,50m. There is ample additional storage for all personal belongings.
Master Cabin: The Master and Commanders’ Suite in the aft quarters of the main deck takes you back to the era of Captain Cook and is a marvel of design and comfort. It occupies the full width of the vessel and from the stern it has a 180 degree view of the ocean behind the ship.
Breakfast (cooked to order), buffet lunch and an elegant meal at dinner with table side service are served daily in addition to fresh mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks. Meals prepared by their onboard chef consist of an international mix with a local flair. Beverages (non-alcoholic and local beer) are complimentary while onboard.
Dewi Nusantara offers up to four dives per day, including a night dive. On the last dive day there will be 2 dives (weather and sea conditions permitting).
With more species of coral’s and marine life than anywhere else on earth, the seas of the Indonesian archipelago lead the world when it comes to marine life bio-diversity and their itineraries visit two of the country’s most spectacular areas.
Raja Ampat is a year round diving destination and there is no real rainy season like that found in other areas of Indonesia. A light wetsuit is necessary, though some people choose more thermal protection (a 3mm suit) to ensure continued core warmth throughout their visit.
The Komodo National Park is also a destination that offers great diving year round. The area is much drier than Bali and lies within one of the driest regions of Indonesia. A wetsuit is necessary, though some people choose more thermal protection (a 5mm suit) to ensure continued core temperature warmth throughout their visit.