KLM Mari
From US$ 236 per day
Customer rating
Excellent!
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Length
32m
106 ft
Max 10
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Visits Komodo, Raja Ampat, Alor, Flores
  • Maximum of 10 guests only and 10 crew
  • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms
  • Spacious, traditional Phinisi schooner

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KLM Mari liveaboard is a teak and ironwood traditional phinisi schooner offering diving cruises to some of the best locations in the 'Coral Triangle'. You can choose from short trips to 2 week charters around Komodo National Park, Raja Ampat National Park, Banda Islands, The Forgotten Islands, Alor, Flores and Ambon.

There is heaps of space aboard the 30 metre Mari for the 10 guests who are accommodated in the 5 upper deck cabins. The Deluxe king size bed cabins and Superior twin bed cabins are bright and airy and include safety deposit boxes for your valuables. All cabins have en-suite bathrooms, with basic toiletries. A laundry service is available for your added convenience during your Indonesian travels.

With 10 crew to only 10 guests you are assured of personal service. Diving these diverse Indonesian marine locations is via 2 dive dinghies, allowing for comfortable transfers to the dive sites. Diving is in small dive groups with a maximum of 4 divers to 1 divemaster. A bathroom is located on the dive deck for your post-dive comfort.

The open air social areas are the ideal spots to enjoy the tropical breeze and scenery. Between dives you can relax and catch up on some reading from the library or match your wits and skill against fellow divers with a friendly game of chess or backgammon. There are 2 sun decks to choose from. The smaller of the two is on the upper deck, in front of the bridge, has comfortable sun loungers and is partially shaded. The larger sun deck is on the top deck. Here you can laze on the matresses and soak up lots of vitamin D.

Meals are served on the spacious, covered deck. You can expect variety and fresh ingredients while dining onboard KLM Mari. The friendly staff may even request for your input in the menu. End the day with a chilled beer or cocktail from the bar and toast your Indonesian liveaboard diving adventure.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: For special discounted prices, check the yellow highlighted trips in the schedule above.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, return transfers to the boat from hotel / airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English, German and Indonesian-speaking divemaster(s) (4 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): National Park Fees, Local Fees, Port Clearance and Harbor Tax (US$ 169 per person per trip), scuba equipment (US$ 49 full set per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Alcoholic and soft drinks, dive insurance, 15l tanks, DIN adaptors. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: Raja Ampat: The KLM Mari liveaboard charters normally depart from Sorong in West Papua. You can fly directly to Sorong from Jakarta, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. From Bali there are convenient connections via Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. We will help you arrange return domestic flights between Bali or Jakarta and Sorong. There is a transfer service from the local airport or your hotel to and from the boat.
Komodo: Mari departs from Labuan Bajo, Flores. The domestic flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo takes approximately 1 hour. There is a transfer service between the boat and airport (or local hotel) in Labuan Bajo.
For safaris using other departure ports in Indonesia, we will assist you with information on how to get there.
For more information see our travel information section.
The KLM Mari departs at approximately 12:00 noon for all trips. The last dive of the trip will be at around 12:00 noon on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 5% off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: None.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Komodo - US$ 2,904, Raja Ampat US$ 3,124, The Forgotten Islands US$ 3,068.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
All cabins aboard the KLM Mari are on the upper deck each with an en-suite bathroom. They are bright and well ventilated with windows, fans and individually controlled air-conditioning. The 3 Deluxe cabins can either have 2 single bed beds or 1 double bed and the 2 Superior cabins have bunk beds.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning and fans
  • Windows
  • En-suite bathrooms with hot-water shower, shampoo, shower gel and towels
  • Cabinet, mirror, shelves, reading lights and bedding
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply, 2 flat pin plugs, adaptors are available
  • Space for luggage
  • Laundry service
  • No. of bathrooms / showers - 6 / 6 - hot water

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    Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
    Crew of 10/11 comprises:
    • Cruise Leader
    • 2 Divemasters
    • Captain
    • 2 Engineers
  • Cook
  • 2 Deck Hands
  • Cabin Boy
  • Dive Instructor (if requested in advance)
  • Dive deck with a hot water shower and toilet - 2 Motorised dive dinghies - Separate rinse tank for cameras - Camera table - Book library and magazines (English and German) - Games (chess, backgammon, cards) - Fish ID and diving books (English and German) - 50m² Open-air dining area with sound system - 40m² Sun decks with sun loungers and mats - Water dispenser

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    Menu, Cuisine Type...
    The owners believe that good food is an important aspect of your Mari liveaboard charter. Variety and fresh produce are the basis of their menu. Each cruise will have different dining dishes.
    • International cuisine, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, local specialities and BBQs are to be found on Mari's varied menu.
    • Main meals comprise pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, snacks & dinner.
    • Bread/toast, fruit, candy bars, ice-cream, tea & coffee and water are available free of charge.
    • Wine, spirits, beer, fruit juice and soft drinks are available as additional extras.
    • The menus are not fixed and meals are served in the outside dining area with waitress service.
    • Vegetarian and other special diets are catered for with prior notice.
    • The dive operator rates the onboard catering as very important.
    • Catering starts with lunch on the first day of the cruise and ends with breakfast, and or lunch (depending on your departure time) on the last day of the tour.

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    Technical Specifications...
    • Built in 2008, refurbished in 2016
    • Size - 32m x 6.5m
    • Weight - 120 tonnes
    • Top speed - 8 knots
    • Cruising speed - 6 knots
    • 280 HP Nissan RD8/280PS engine
    • 2 Yanmar generators (1 x 4 Cyl./16 kW and 1 x 3 Cyl./8.8 kW)
    • 2 dive tank compressors (1 x CAT 9 and 1 x ASTRA)
  • 14 x 12 litre aluminium tanks with international fittings.
  • 8 x 15 litre aluminium tanks
  • Electricity 220v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 6,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 5,000 litres per day
  • Fuel capacity - 16,000 litres
  • Waste storage tank

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    Navigation, Safety Features...
    • 2 Yamaha dinghies (40/15 HP)
    • 2 Life rafts (21 pax)
    • VHF & SSB radios
    • Emergency lights / signal devices
    • Furuno radar
    • 2 Garmin GPS
    • Garmin plotter
    • Garmin fishfinder
    • 2 Garmin/Echo Pilot depth sounders
  • Samsung mobile phone
  • Searchlight
  • Medic first aid box
  • 25 Life jackets on the main deck
  • 6 Fire extinguishers
  • EPIRB & SART
  • MFA/EFR trained staff
  • Oxygen - 11,000 litres
  • Customer dive insurance not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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    Customer reviews:

    Customer rating - Excellent
    "My husband and I had an absolutely perfect trip aboard the Mari Liveaboard dive boat in April 2017. From the first moment Holger met us at the airport to the sad moment that he took us back to the airport, everything went smoothly and easily. The boat is wonderfully spacious with plenty of room to lounge between dives, socialize with other guests, or enjoy the beautiful views." - , USA, 08 July 2017 ...


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