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Mutiara Laut Review

Diving Squad Rating:


9.6 / 10

Mutiara Laut is a whopping 46m long vessel, yet takes just 14 guests in 7 gorgeous, luxury cabins.

She has several exquisite social areas and in addition to running exciting additional activities, embarks on a truly unique Raja Ampat dive route.

Great For: Couples, groups w. non divers, extra activities, unique diving routes, private charter.

Trip Lengths: 8 – 13 days.

Max Guest Capacity: 14

Operates in Raja Ampat: August – March


Mutiara Laut boasts next level sailing capabilities with her modern engines and generators, combined with over 850m squared of sails. 

There is nowhere she cannot reach and consequently, this floating luxury hotel is capable of taking guests to the most remote regions of Raja Ampat including exclusive, newly discovered dive sites that can’t be dived with any other liveaboard.

Divers will experience adrenaline soaking drift dives, exhilarating night dives, shipwrecks, epic wall dives, cave dives and much more. 

The diversity of dive sites is matched only by the variety of marine life including manta rays, whale sharks, reef sharks, endemic wobbegong sharks, dolphins, dugong and an entire plethora of other critters.

Guests will also embark on jungle treks, visit traditional villages, see a pearl farm, watch birds of paradise, glimpse ancient rock art and explore the isolated bays and lagoons via dinghy, whilst also enjoying snorkelling activities and illuminated bbq beach parties. 

There are 6 deluxe cabins with double beds, a private plasma TV, individually controlled AC, plenty of storage space and ensuite bathrooms. There is also a master suite at the stern of the boat with an open plan shower and double vanities.

Social areas include a lavish and cosy indoor saloon, a luxurious al fresco dining area and a massive sundeck with lounge chairs.

The staff are highly experienced and knowledgeable – they guarantee not just safety, but a warm and welcoming atmosphere, whilst being on hand to tend to every one of your needs.

For those wanting to delve even further into Raja Ampat exploration, it’s possible to book multiple dive trips with Mutiara Laut back to back and the staff will ensure that you visit totally different dive sites on each one. 


Guest Reviews:

Thomas FUnited Kingdom
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"Our first proper liveaboard experience and we were not disappointed. Komodo was every bit as stunning as we had been told it was and sailing around it on a boat as beautiful as Mutiara Laut, with a Crew as brilliant as we had was an absolute pleasure. Could not recommend highly enough. Hopefully see you in Raja Ampat soon"!
Carolyn MAustralia
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"Snorkeling the Cathedral cave in southern Raja Ampat was awesome. The fish schools in Raja Ampat were just amazing and so many surprises, never seen a red anemone before! Wall diving, bommies, drift diving, sea monoliths, coral much to see. Plus the food was really great and lots of it".
Carl TAustria
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We were beyond satisfied - amazing crew, beautiful boat and beautiful diving. Thanks!

Other Features:

  • Available for private charter!
  • Video and audio entertainment
  • Cocktails, fine wines and cold beer
  • Daily housekeeping and laundry service
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Warm water showers
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Kayaks and Snorkelling equipment on board
  • Almost 1:1 crew to guest ratio

Lars L from the United Kingdom said:

Probably the best liveaboard I’ve done to date! Water clarity was exceptional. The ever changing current made for some very interesting diving and the marine life was great.

Proximity and multitude of mantas just fantastic. Local guides a necessity. The service and setup on the boat was phenomenal.

This is not a ‘dive crazy’ boat although 4 dives a day is no problem. If you can afford it go for the master cabin – it is just lovely”.

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Scuba fanatic, travel ecstatic and loveable rogue. A rootless divemaster and perpetual adrenaline-junky, Alex holds the esteemed rank of Grand Admiral of the Diving Squad; a title he most nobly awarded to himself. A scuba-junky since 2014, he's dived much of the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Maldives, Red Sea, Ireland, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. It's hard to say where he'll pop up next for he never settles; forever a leaf on the wind... or perhaps a lone bubble blasted along on the current.