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Dewi Nusantara is one of a handful of great quality boats operating in the top diving locations in Indonesia. It doesn't get much better.
Dewi Nusantara is a three-masted wooden schooner with a design that harks back to the classic days of sail, the latter part of the 1800s. To set Dewi apart from all the other vessels operating in Indonesian waters and also for the practicalities of the operation, the owners have drawn their design inspiration from the stylish European and American schooners and cutters of that elegant period. These remarkable state of the art vessels would sail across the Atlantic trade routes at record breaking speed for the time ferrying goods and passengers between Europe and the USA. Dewi Nusantara has been constructed as a faithful replica but with all the comforts of the 21st century.
Dewi Nusantara's air conditioned staterooms are all individually designed, and are each adaptable for either twin or double use. These cabins are some of the most spacious on any dive liveaboard with each one having its own elegant en-suite bathroom, reading lights, desk and chair, 220V power points and clothing storage. The Master Suite has a double bed and sumptuous furnishings, its own Jacuzzi bath, and 180 degree views over the ocean from the rear of the vessel.
With space enough to seek a corner of your own or to mix with your fellows guests with an after dive drink, Dewi Nusantara's spacious relaxation areas offer the perfect spot to enjoy your time above water. There is a separate camera room, plus bow sundeck, covered dining area and very comfortable indoor saloon.
All in all this is a fantastic boat from which to explore Raja Ampat both above and below the seas.
Why we love it
We can't think of many better diving trips than a liveaboard diving adventure in Indonesia. And Dewi Nusantara is a wonderful boat.
Louisa, Original Diver