World's Best: Pelagian liveaboard, Indonesia

Pelagian is a 36-meter luxury dive yacht operated by Wakatobi Dive Resort, cruising the central and northern islands of Indonesia's Wakatobi archipelago, as well as the southern coast of Buton Island. This itinerary encompasses a wide range of sites from shallow reefs to precipitous walls and offshore sea mounts, as well as some of the finest muck diving sites. The yacht carries a maximum of ten guests, and is staffed with an experienced international crew of twelve to provide the ultimate in personal service both aboard and in the water.

Diving activities are conducted from a pair of custom-fabricated dive tenders, and the crew handles all details of equipment transfer, leaving guests free to concentrate on the underwater experience. Itineraries include four 70+-minute dives each day, including night dives. All dives are led by one of Wakatobi's experienced guides, who are experts at locating rare marine subjects, and can provide photo support or guide services as requested.
After each dive, returning guests will find a freshwater deck shower and clean towels waiting, and treated to between dive snacks while awaiting the next tempting meal to come from the chef's galley. The main salon is the centre of shipboard activity, where guests can gather to socialize or view videos and images on a large flat-screen entertainment system. Additional shaded and open deck areas provide ample room for private relaxation or taking in the view, while photographers are provided with a dedicated, climate-controlled camera room.
One popular option that Wakatobi provides is a combination trip that allows guest to spend time both at the resort and aboard Pelagian. To facilitate such schedules, the resort has expanded their charter air service from Bali to create additional options for arrival and departure dates. Now, combining resort and liveaboard adventures will be easier than ever.

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Pelagian boasts five spacious staterooms and a luxurious Master Suite, with each cabin fitted with a large en-suite shower room.


There is an elegant salon with media centre, a dedicated climate-controlled camera room, sheltered outdoor lounge areas and shaded seating on the upper deck, as well as a satellite phone and internet (not broadband). A team of twelve (including an onboard chef) serve a maximum of ten guests

Company Name

Pelagian Dive Yacht

Company Phone

+44 20 8393 8511

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