Dewi-Nusantara, Indonesia

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Dewi-Nusantara, Goddess of the Indonesian Archipelago, is known for its unparalleled service and excellence. A 158-foot (48 m) three-masted schooner handcrafted with attention to every detail, the Dewi-Nusantara will allow you to escape the crowds while you enjoy the well-appointed cabins, relax, dive and make use of the sunbathing areas. Dive the heart of the Coral Triangle, the global epicenter of marine biodiversity with the highest coral reef biodiversity for any area its size in the world. Your adventure will include rich diverse cultures and tribal traditions, endemic birds of paradise, rare plants, densely forested peaks and deserted beaches along with some of the most diverse waters and acclaimed dive sites in the world.

The Dewi-Nusantara offers 11 night cruises with nine and a half days of diving on a varied itinerary. She takes 18 guests and 23 crew. Packages start at $6,325 for the 11-night charters and includes chef-prepared meals and snacks, soft beverages, unlimited local beer and a glass of wine with dinner, luxury accommodations with ensuite and individual air conditioning. Diving includes four dives per day with tanks, weights and dive guide. Transfer from embarkation/disembarkation airport/boat/airport.