Pioneering Indonesian Phinisi liveaboard with first-class facilitiesfrom $458 /day
- Sublime service with a nearly 1:1 crew to guest ratio
- Outstanding facilities for divers, plus a dedicated camera room and support for rebreathers
- Unique themed itineraries for citizen scientists and families with children
- Smooth and stable sailing with a traditional Phinisi design
MV Pindito has been cruising Indonesia’s remote locations for over 25 years, pioneering much of the now-famous diving in Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea and Alor. The recently refurbished vessel features updated amenities inside and out, as well as professional diving facilities, a modern camera room and technical diving support. Choose from a stunning variety of scheduled itineraries or create your own custom charter. The Pindito offers some of Indonesia’s most exciting voyages, including citizen science-themed trips, family-friendly cruises, and other unique expeditions focused on whales, macro, and more!
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Scheduled, private charter available
The Pindito has cruised the Coral Triangle for more than 25 years, offering incredible Indonesian diving experiences, outstanding customer service, and an astounding variety of scheduled trips. Its routes vary with the seasons, visiting Raja Ampat, East Flores, Alor, Komodo, and the Forgotten Islands over the course of a year. Guests can also participate in themed voyages focusing on everything from the region’s coral reefs to migrating whales. With just eight cabins onboard, the Pindito offers an intimate and adventurous setting in some of the most remote corners of Indonesia.
Pindito was designed and custom-built by divers for divers. This vessel boasts excellent facilities for every kind of scuba fanatic, from PADI courses to a professional-level camera room and rebreather capabilities. During surface intervals, guests can enjoy remote island excursions, complimentary snorkelling and watersports, and plenty of time to just chill out in the sun or shade. With a nearly 1:1 crew to guest ratio, you’re guaranteed to feel well looked after both above and below the waves. And, this liveaboard boasts a passionate and professional international team happy to help with everything from advanced underwater photography techniques to keeping the kids comfortable during a family-friendly cruise.
Onboard the Pindito
The Pindito offers spacious and comfortable voyages for up to 16 guests, with twin and double cabins spacious enough to hold an extra bunk. These cosy quarters come with everything you need to enjoy up to two weeks on the water, including storage and charging for personal items and electronics, and plenty of space for rest and relaxation. This boat's open salon and entertainment area feature cushioned seating, air-conditioning, the boat’s camera station, and a full marine identification library. This is also where three sumptuous buffet-style meals are served each day, featuring a delicious blend of local and western cuisine, plus all-day coffee, tea, and snacks. Head topside to enjoy multiple sun and shade decks complete with cushioned seating and sun loungers.
Diving from Pindito
This vessel offers an incredible variety of adventurous itineraries throughout Indonesia, with trips focused on Komodo, Raja Ampat, and all of the incredible scuba diving that lies in between! You'll enjoy easy entrance and exits with no log surface swims from two custom tenders. Plus, you'll have access to organised individual gear storage, free nitrox, dedicated rinse bins for electronics, and well-maintained rental equipment. Support for rebreathers can also be arranged. The Pindito proudly employs an expert international dive crew, with eagle-eyed local spotters and professional PADI pros on hand to help you find all the region's most impressive wildlife or further your underwater education! Marine biologists and highly respected authorities on local wildlife host this boat’s speciality itineraries
- Join one of this boat’s incredible 2-week long biodiversity themed itineraries for the ultimate Indonesian liveaboard experience!
- Don’t forget to pack pocket cash for onboard extras like gear rental, nitrox, gratuities, and drinks from the bar.
- Solo travellers can book half a twin cabin aboard the Pindito with no additional surcharge.