Waow liveaboard

Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Cenderawasih Bay, Forgotten Islands

Waow liveaboard

Sail and dive the exotic islands of Indonesia in luxury aboard the MSY WAOW. This boat was completed in 2012 with the plan to make dreams come true for divers seeking adventure with style and comfort.

At 58m LOA with 3 masts WAOW is a huge vessel, built entirely from the finest Indonesia Ironwood. The dive deck is 40sqm, the on board restaurant is 30sqm, the shaded main deck is 125sqm and the sundeck is 75sqm. So there is no shortage of space for the 18 guests accommodated in 9 guest cabins.

WAOW has a crew of 22 who will cater to your every need in and out of the water. Maximum emphasis is placed on safety with all divers being provided with a Nautilus lifeline location system and three powerful tenders available for surface support.


Food is a mix of Indonesian and International cuisine freshly prepared with the best ingredients by the two resident chefs. Snacks are available all day. Coffee, tea, drinking water and soft drinks are free and one glass of wine is complimentary with dinner.

Other facilities on WAOW include a multi media system with movies and music, windsurfing and fishing equipment, a dedicated camera room for photographers and massage service.

  • Max divers: 18
  • Length: 58m. Beam: 11m
  • Weight: 800 tonnes
  • Cruising speed 8 knots, top speed 10 knots.
  • Engines: 2 x 500 hp
  • 2 compressors, 3 generators

WAOW cabins

There are 9 cabins for 18 guests. All cabins have private bathrooms and air conditioning.

2 Deluxe cabins are on the lower deck and 6 Superior cabins are on the main deck. All cabins have a double bed plus an extra single bed and a separate lounge area. All cabins have either windows or portholes for natural light.

There is one master suite on the upper deck that has a king size bed and also boasts it’s own sun deck.

Each cabin has an in room entertainment system with 100’s of gigabytes of movies and music to choose from.

WAOW liveaboard Schedule and Prices

DatesDestinationStart / Finish
23 Dec 2016-3 Jan 2017Raja AmpatSorong to Sorong
8-18 Jan 2017Cenderawasih BayManokwari to Biak
21-31 Jan 2017Cenderawasih BayBiak to Manokwari
4-15 Feb 2017Misool and Triton BaySorong to Kaimana
18 Feb-1 Mar 2017Misool and Triton BayKaimana to Sorong
4-15 Mar 2017Moluccas / HalmaheraSorong to Bitung
18-29 Mar 2017Sulawesi, SangiheBitung to Bitung
1-13 Apr 2017MoluccasBitung to Ambon
16-28 Apr 2017Banda SeaAmbon to Maumere
1-12 May 2017KomodoMaumere to Bali
16-26 May 2017KomodoBali to Labuan Bajo
28 May-7 June 2017KomodoLabuan Bajo to Bali
16-26 Jul 2017KomodoBali to Labuan Bajo
28 Jul-5 Aug 2017KomodoLabuan Bajo to Bima
7-15 Aug 2017KomodoBima to Labuan Bajo
17-27 Aug 2017KomodoLabuan Bajo to Bali
1-12 Sep 2017KomodoBali to Maumere
15-25 Sep 2017AlorMaumere to Maumere

Prices include: Dive guide, tanks, weights & belt, all meals.

Prices exclude: Equipment rental, insurance, port and park fees, nitrox, alcohol.

Dive insurance is mandatory.

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