The wooden schooner, M/V Cheng Ho, is a 33m luxury liveaboard cruising the amazing waters of Indonesia. Cheng Ho schedules diving holidays to the fantastic dive areas of Komodo & Ambon. As a member of the Bali Sea Safari Cruises, Cheng Ho is renowned for excellence in service, food, comfort and relaxation. The vessel is stylish, the accommodations are luxurious and the crew is highly attentive. Cheng Ho offers 14 cabins spread over three decks, each equipped with en suite bathroom and air conditioning. The onboard restaurant and lounge are also air conditioned and feature a TV and DVD player. Relax and enjoy the tropical views at the top-deck bar and lounge on the sun deck. MV Cheng Ho is equipped with the latest diving amenities to make your scuba diving adventure hassle free. The expert dive staff is always on hand to ensure divers receive the best service and attention during each dive excursion to create a truly memorable experience. Book online or speak with one of our agents to reserve your Cheng Ho Indonesia liveaboard diving holiday.

The Cabin and Facilities

Cheng Ho was designed for comfortably of 24 passengers in 14 cabins with private bathroom, basin, hot & cold shower and multi split air conditioner at each room which are:

  • 6 (six) double bed room in the lower and upper deck
  • 4 (four) twin bed room in the lower deck
  • 4 (four) single bed room in the middle deck
  • Restaurant with air conditioner, TV, Karaoke and DVD and 1 chiller show case with 1 glass door for soft drink and fruits.
  • Warm towel after night diving
  • Bar
  • Complete scuba dive equipment
  • Snorkel & fishing equipment
  • Guest kitchen with 6 door freezer which are 3 doors for vegetables/fruits and 3 doors for meat.
  • Electricity 220V,
  • Water maker 6000 Liter per day, Nitrox, Satellite Phone.
  • Laundry


  • Navigation: Radar KODEN, Echo Sounder KODEN, GPS Navigator FURUNO, EPIRB, Satellite, Radio SSB, Radio VHF, Compass.
  • Safety: 2 units speed boat Yamaha Enduro 2 units engine life saving boat 2 units Inflatable life raft 80 life jackets, 12 units Reading Buoy Smoke detector in each room Fire extinguisher, Fire Hose, Fire Hydrant, CO2 & Powder.

Facilities and Services onboard:

  • Deck state cabin located on the middle and upper deck with a sea-view
  • Deluxe cabin located on the lower deck
  • Air- conditioned cabins with private bathroom (hot and cold showers)
  • A tray of toiletries in each cabin
  • Dining room and Bar
  • 24 hours tea and coffee making facilities
  • Vegetarian food available on request
  • Easy access swim/boarding platform
  • Fresh water on deck shower
  • Complete scuba dive equipment
  • Compressor, regular air fills 3000 psi or 200 bar, tank, weight belt
  • (Tank are fitted with INT/DIN adaptable valves)
  • Smoke detector
  • One portable oxygen
  • One Permanent Oxygen
  • Snorkel, canoe
  • TV, Karaoke & DVD entertainment units
  • Computer with Adobe Photoshop application
  • Laundry service
  • On Board Satelite telecommunication
  • Water maker to change salt water to fresh water
  • Coffee Machine / Expresso
  • 32% EAN Nitrox
  • Camera Station - Electric 220/110 volt
  • Air blower cleaner for Camera
  • ENOS Transmitter (Safety equipment for divers & snorkelers to show their position (with GPS) during the water activity)


Snorkeler (Non Diving)

  • Accommodation onboard
  • Meals (Light breakfast, breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Tea/coffee, bottled water, tea-time snacks
  • Use of snorkeling gear
  • Cruise director
  • Guide land excursions
  • Cruise accident insurance
  • Harbor and anchor fee
  • 10% government tax


  • Accommodation onboard & meals
  • Light breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea time & snack
  • Coffee/Espresso
  • Guided land excursions
  • Certified Dive Master (ratio 1 DM : 4 divers)
  • Compressor, regular air fills 3000 psi or 200 bar, tank, weight belt
  • Cruise Accident Insurance
  • Harbor and anchor fee
  • Free Souvenir (Aluminum Bottle, Singlet Shirt & Beach Sarong)
  • ENOS (Safety equipment for divers & snorkelers to show their position (with GPS) during the water activity)
  • Dive Insurance (Divers Alert Network "DAN")


  • Transfer in/ out & National Park fee
  • Personal belongings such as camera
  • International/domestic airfare and airport tax
  • Personal diving equipment (available for rent) and battery
  • Gratuities to guide and crew (we recommend a tip at least $ 20 USD per day)
  • On-board telecommunication
  • Laundry service
  • Alcoholic beverages & Soft Drinks
  • 32% EAN Nitrox
  • Mobilization / Demobilization


VESSEL TYPE Phinisi Buginese Schooner
LENGTH 33.15 m
IDEAL FOR Exploration | Cruising | Diving Trips
OTHER Made of: Ulin Wood

Breadth: 10.65 Meters

Speed: +/- 7-8 Knots