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Built by indigenous craftsmen using ancient traditional methods, this 52 metre luxury phinisi liveaboard is home to an experienced crew, passionate about diving Indonesian waters.

The Amira offers a premium diving experience on a boat built for divers by divers. She is equipped with a state of the art navigation system, security and rescue equipment and technology. The Amira (Princess) has nine comfortable double cabins and a single cabin (up to 19 guests) which can be configured as double or twin beds, most of which are located on the lower deck. They are all equipped with air-conditioning, private bathrooms and natural lighting. There is a cosy restaurant and lounge area with a huge sun deck and a computer room where you can edit your images as you go.

A typical day consists of up to four dives. Diving is from one of three purpose built tenders and there are sea kayaks on board for guests to go exploring remote beaches and coral reefs. The dive deck is spacious, with several rinse tanks and a camera room. Nitrox (32%) is available for a fee. This rebreather friendly boat has two Poseidon MK VI Discovery kits for rent.

Schedules and rates are subject to change, but as a general rule the Amira operates 11 night trips throughout Indonesia year round. She sails the hotspots of Komodo National Park (May, Jul, Aug) and Raja Ampat (Nov-Feb) in season and then heads west to Misool and over to Sulawesi via northern Maluku. In between these famous locations there are diversity and unique itineraries available such as Jewels of Indonesia, Forgotten Islands (Sep-Oct) and Cenderawasih Bay (Feb-Mar). Please note that the boat goes into dry dock annually in June and July.

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Key info

  • Departures: View all departure dates
  • Year built: 2010
  • Length: 52 metres
  • Maximum guests: 19
  • Nitrox available
  • Photo facilities available
  • Suitable for:
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Ideal for:
    • Groups
    • Honeymooners
    • Singles


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Dive trips

This liveaboard is featured in the following itineraries:

Komodo Liveaboard

One of Indonesia's most iconic and exciting diving areas, the vast Komodo National Park is best dived by liveaboard to fully appreciate the area's riches, which include critters, sharks, manta rays, napoleon wrasse and turtles.

  • When to go: Apr-Nov
  • Duration inc. flights: 11 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,895 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Raja Ampat Liveaboard

Exclusive departures in 2018 & 2019

Join a liveaboard adventure in Raja Ampat, the most bio-diverse marine region on earth! Choose from a variety of vessels and itineraries to discover majestic islands with sharks, manta rays, turtles and enormous schools of fish.

  • When to go: Nov-Apr
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 to 18 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,095 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip