When you wish to experience the wonders of the underwater world and you are seriously in search of the purest habitat that can be found on the planet, most likely you will end up in the Eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago. Indonesia consists more than 17,000 islands and becomes the largest archipelago in the world with at least 80,000 kilometers of coastline. Invertebrates proliferate throughout the hundreds of patch reefs, sheer walls and barriers reefs colourful nudi branch, pipe fishes and seahorses roam amongst the chrynoids, gorgonias and soft corals, a whole rainbow hue covering the entire extension of the reef walls. Big fish pop up every now and then, offering superb sights of big tunas, shoal or barracudas, manta rays and sharks galore.

All Star Aurora

All Star Aurora is a 132 foot Pinisi-styled teak motor-sail dive liveaboard that combines tradition with comfort and modern conveniences. Accommodations include 9 spacious cabins, with either king beds or two single beds or a combination of the two (king and single), all with private baths and air conditioning.


The Arenui is truly a boutique liveaboard, with attention to detail and personal service. They combine the adventures of diving with relaxation and pampering of spa and massage. With only 8 exceptionally spacious cabins, a king bed or roomy singles, private en-suite bathroom and individual air conditioning.

Blue Manta Explorer

Blue Manta Explorer accommodates 22 guests in 14 spacious ensuite, air conditioned cabins. There is a sundeck with covered area for shade, an outdoor alfresco dining area and an indoor air-conditioned dining area. The dive deck is equipped with personalized rinse tanks and a large camera room.

Bunaken Oasis Resort – North Sulawesi

Bunaken Oasis Resort is built on a steep hillside overlooking the mangroves on Liang Beach (don’t worry, there are gently meandering paths everywhere, so getting around the resort is easy). The major focal point of the resort is a free form infinity pool, with sun loungers and easy access to the bar, for those who want to spend time above rather than below the water. Bunaken is not a white-sand “paradise” island; it is a working island of nearly 3,000 inhabitants. It is, however, an example of “real” Indonesia and gives visitors a genuine insight into vibrant, colorful island life.

Cocotinos Lembeh – North Sulawesi

Cocotinos Lembeh, A Boutique Dive Lodge, faces a quaint little island where lively village children dive and swim, and while relaxing in their restaurant and bar, you can enjoy a cocktail with sweeping views across the sea towards the stunning lime stone hills of the Lembeh Strait. Cocotinos Lembeh is 50 km from Sam Ratulangi International airport and it takes between 1.5 to 2 hours to get there by car. The Tangkoko National Park, where one can see tarsiers, black macaques and “cuscus” (brown sloths), is merely an hour’s drive from the lodge. The Lembeh Strait is very popular for muck diving, and fronting the lodge are some of the most popular dive sites, namely Makawidey, Jahir and Nudi Retreat. The dive center is fully equipped, nitrox is on offer and well-designed fiberglass dive boats make diving safe and fun.

Dewi Nusantara

The Dewi Nusantara, a magnificent three masted schooner, has been at the very forefront of the dive live-aboard industry in South East Asia for many years. With 8 spacious staterooms and one huge master suite in the panoramic stern quarters, individual air conditioning, en-suite bathroom and storage.

Dive Into Lembeh – North Sulawesi

With only nine sea view bungalows, Dive Into Lembeh is nestled in Kasawari Bay, located on the mainland of the Lembeh Strait, Indonesia – a true macro photographer’s paradise! Every bungalow, at Dive Into Lembeh, has its own Japanese “Onsen” (hot tub minus the bubbles) on the veranda, to warm up in at the end of your diving day. With access, right out front of the resort, of the two most famous dive sites, in Lembeh, (Hairball and Aw Shucks) finding critters, such as hairy frog fish, mimic octopus, blue ringed octopus, mandarin fish, mantis shrimps and many others, that are hiding on the black volcanic sand, amongst patches of rubble and coral much more exciting!

Indo Aggressor

The Indo Aggressor is a 98 foot finely crafted twin-masted wooden sailing yacht built in the Pinisi style. Accommodations include 2 deluxe staterooms with queen bed, 2 owner’s staterooms with 2 single beds or 1 king bed, 4 twin staterooms with 2 twin bunk beds, all staterooms have climate controls, private bath and storage.

Misool – Raja Ampat

Misool is a private island resort, 165km (105 miles) away from the nearest port and one hour by speedboat from the nearest village. Misool is a true tropical hideaway as it is just a stone’s throw south of the equator. They are surrounded by the richest reefs in the world, at the very heart of marine biodiversity – there simply are no richer reefs on earth. Their accommodations have been meticulously designed for comfort, privacy and sustainability.

Papua Explorers Resort – Raja Ampat

Papua Explorers Resort is located in the heart of Raja Ampat. Papua Explorers is an eco resort located in the south of Gam island. More precisely, they are just along the coast of worldwide renowned Dampier Strait. That means close to the most famous Raja Ampat scuba diving and snorkeling sites. Their spacious overwater bungalows are designed to be in perfect harmony with the exotic surrounding, allowing the guests to feel the breeze from the rainforests, enjoy the songs of the tropical birds and soothe their souls with the flutter of the waves. After a long day of diving or snorkeling our sundeck and spa on the main jetty is another great place to enjoy the sunset and beautiful tropical scenery of Raja Ampat.


Pelagian accommodates a maximum of 10 guests in 5 ensuite, air conditioned cabins. With a very comfortable and well equipped salon including a large flatscreen TV, DVD player, book & digital music library, camera workshop and charging facilities, Pelagian offers more space per guest than any dive yacht of its kind.

Raja Ampat Aggressor

The Raja Ampat Aggressor is a spacious 100 foot steel ship, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. Accommodations include 1 master stateroom with queen bed, 2 deluxe staterooms with one queen bed and one twin bed and 5 twin staterooms each with 2 twin bed in an L shape. All staterooms have portholes or picture windows, climate controls, TV’s and private bathrooms.

Scubaspa ZEN

Scubaspa ZEN Indonesia incorporates laid-back luxury style and service with an extra personal touch, having only nine guest cabins onboard. With a crew of 25 ensures high staff to-guest-ratio and unparalleled personal service. Offering exceptional scuba diving, indulgent onboard spa facilities, creative gourmet cuisine, yoga activities, non-motorised water sport activities, stunning itineraries, and outstanding service will ensure a delightful experience.

Siladen Resort & Spa – North Sulawesi

Built in 2001 Siladen Resort & Spa is an exclusive boutique dive resort located on Pulau Siladen, a lush tropical island in the heart of the Bunaken National Marine Park, a protected ocean area known worldwide for the richness of its waters and epicentre of global marine biodiversity. The property is located on the western side of the island on a 300 meters long stretch of white coral reef beach facing the Manado Tua volcano. Located in the heart of Bunaken National Marine Park, they have easy access to over 50 world class dive sites, of which, more than half are also excellent snorkelling sites. Surrounding the 5 islands of Bunaken Marine Park are shallow reefs which make for excellent and varied snorkelling, before the water dramatically plummets deeper. Most sites surrounding the islands are either vertical walls or steep slopes, although there are a few exceptions. The sites along the North Sulawesi mainland are mostly dark sandy slopes mixed with healthy and vibrant coral reefs, and there are some fantastic shallow reefs for snorkellers too. A World War II era shipwreck is also available for experienced divers.

Solitude Adventurer

MV Solitude Adventurer is a spacious, impressive Indonesian liveaboard running diving charters to regions including Raja Ampat, the Banda Sea and Komodo. Solitude Adventurer is a Catamaran style ship measuring 118 feet in length. She can accommodate up to 18 guests in one stateroom, 6 deluxe cabins and one quad/family cabin. All cabins and stateroom have en-suite shower (hot & cold), A/C, hair dryers, bath/face towels.

Solitude Lembeh Resort – North Sulawesi

Set in vibrant tropical gardens perched right above the waters’ edge, Solitude Lembeh, which lies just across the Strait. The resort is designed to ensure guests enjoy the intimate exclusivity and privacy of the natural landscape. Lembeh is the most famous muck diving location in the world, bearing titles such as the “Macro Capital”. With their central location overlooking Lembeh Strait, access to over 30 local dive sites within a 2-15 minute boat ride.

Tasik Ria Resort & Spa – North Sulawesi

About 30 minutes drive from the hustle & bustle of Manado is Tasik Ria Resort & Spa. With its peaceful and scenic palm fringed backdrop, this family owned and run resort, offers not only luxury and comfort but also a level of warmth and hospitality which in today’s frantic world is such a rarity. With the Bunaken National Park only a 45 min boat ride away, you can be assured of some of the best diving in the world. At Tasik Divers we can say we truly look after divers and non-divers alike!

Wakatobi Dive Resort – South Sulawesi

Wakatobi Dive Resort is an eco-friendly resort located in the Wakatobi archipelago in remote Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia where they are the only fully licence dive tourism operator. The resort itself is situated on a small island locally called Onemobaa. Their island is beside Tomia Island, one of four major islands covering an area of 821 sq. km. The beautiful resort is built directly at the seaside, with all bungalows spaced along their exquisite beach. No where else do you have such an ease of access to miles and miles of pristine reefs with diverse topography, life and highlights – in other locations you collect the good dive sites together over large areas with long and arduous boat journeys in between and might not even get close to what Wakatobi offers out there right at the doorstep.

White Manta Explorer

White Manta Explorer accommodates 22 guests in 8 ensuite and 3 shared facility, air conditioned cabins. There is an enormous dive deck with designated rinse tanks for cameras, tables and charging stations, a full length & very spacious sundeck and na outdoor dinging area. The large indoor salon has a digital media center, sound system and widescreen plasma TV.

White Sands Beach Resort – North Sulawesi

White Sands Beach Resort is a small boutique resort located on a white sand beach; offering the best location for your Lembeh dive holiday. Their immaculate accommodations, exceptional cuisine, spa, all with a sea view, makes this resort a top choice for discerning divers and non-divers alike. Located in the middle of Lembeh Strait that play host to a cornucopia of weird and wonderful creatures from ribbon eels to vibrant Mandarin fish. Moor over shallow black sandy slopes where seahorses and nudibranchs are in abundance.