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Duyung Baru

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Awesome trip!

I went with my wife with the Duyung Baru on a liveaboard in July 2016 around Komodo. We stayed 5... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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Amazing LOB with amazing crew!

I crashed the trip for filling in an empty spot with my husband and it was the best decision i made... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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Prime liveaboard in Labuan Bajo (Komodo National Park) - operating in Komodo since 1998 Small groups of max 6 guests, great food (Yani Korth) and unbelievable diving!
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Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife with the Duyung Baru on a liveaboard in July 2016 around Komodo. We stayed 5 nights / 6 days. The most important element when deciding on a boat is the accommodation. Coming from a hospitality background myself this is key...More

1  Thank FrankBali
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I crashed the trip for filling in an empty spot with my husband and it was the best decision i made that month! The boat is stunning, spanking clean, and spacious. I have been in boats in Komodo and most of them are never this...More

Thank Khayana
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We spend a wonderfull 9 days on the duyung baru. It was our honeymoon. The crew, Vovo and Yani were great hosts. The boat is beautifull. Diving is EXCELLENT with a great diversity on the north and the south side. We finalized our journey with...More

1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had been on a 7d/6n cruise through Komodo National Park for scuba diving. Although we were fully booked, the atmosphere was still very family like as the Duyung Baru only takes a maximum of six guests at a time. The experienced and proactive dive masters,...More

2  Thank ChristophWuerbel
Reviewed 8 July 2016

spent a week onboard the duyung baru cruising the waters of Komodo with Vovo, Yani and Matt.. it's a great boat with only a maximum of 6 divers... highlights of the trip was the dive at manta point, castle rock and batu bolong.. simply amazing.....More

2  Thank wsusanto
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We just completed a fantastic 7d/6n cruise in the Komodo National Park on board the Duyung Baru liveaboard. We did 3 or 4 dives a day in world famous dive sites such as Batu Bolong and Castle Rock with manta rays, turtles, sharks and giant...More

3  Thank Henna J
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Amazing trip, amazing crew and amazing people onboard. Totally worth it: Yani's cooking was superb, the dive sites visited were amazing (e.g. Batu Bolong, Castle Rock, Cauldron), plenty of manta rays around and scenery in the national park is amazing.

2  Thank Ville P
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We were guests on Duyung Baru for 9 days. While "guest" is not the right word. Yani and Vovo gave us the feeling to be part of something "special", a bit like family, from the very first moment on. Vovo guided us on our dive...More

1  Thank Fixhult
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Summary: This boat is based in Bira, S. Sulawesi (access via Makkasar) and transitions to Komodo and Wakatobi for their seasons, by varied routes. Personally, I love transition trips and have done two (planning another in November). Joining this boat at either key location ensures...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Our group of snorkelers had a wonderful nine days with Vovo and Yani sailing between Tannaberu on Sulawesi and Labuan Bajo, Flores. Vovo certainly knows where to see some wonderful and carefully chosen snorkelling sites, each offering different fish in stunning abundance. A couple of...More

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16 May 2016|
Response from marathonman71 | Property representative |
Hi, Hms Hermes is in Sri Lanka - mit Indonesia unfortunately... Diving is from a speed boat which allows best dive entries in Indonesian strong currents ... Hope this helps!
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