35m | 5 CABINS | 12 CREW
Pelagian cruises the pristine waters of Southeast Sulawesi. Supplemented by Wakatobi Dive Resort’s ample shore staff and services, Pelagian offers incomparable
hospitality in a truly remote region.

A Classic Yacht Paired with a World-Class Diving Resort

Explore the widest variety of dives including reefs, walls, seamounts and muck sites from the comfort of the beautifully re-fitted Pelagian. Enjoy exclusive access to untouched marine habitats as the only divers within range of Wakatobi’s secluded underwater worlds.

The Cabins


Spanning the full width of the bow featuring a king size bed, generously proportioned lounge and love seat. The spacious bath area features a rainforest shower and vanity fittings with private ensuite.


Located forward of the main salon, two superlux cabins offer fresh, spa-like environments for rest and relaxation featuring walk-around queen size beds and separate day beds. One deluxe cabin located on the stern offers a private area for a couple or two dive buddies to enjoy one wide bed and one single bed. One additional standard cabin is located starboard with two single beds. All cabins feature private ensuites.

Dining and Lounge Facilities

Building off the culinary excellence offered at the Wakatobi resort, Pelagian’s Chef and team serve fresh, delicious meals from the spacious and well-equipped galley.

The salon is complemented by a dining area and media center with flatscreen TV for reviewing the day’s footage or watching wildlife documentaries. The dedicated camera workroom offers the ideal workspace for equipment prep. Several open and shaded deck areas offer additional space for enjoying the scenery.

Unmatched Diving Expertise

Pelagian’s PADI Instructors and Divemasters are an invaluable resource for locating small and elusive creatures. Focusing on the areas around the Wakatobi Dive Resort, the yacht’s itineraries take divers from the national park’s outer reefs and atolls to the southern coast of Buton Island.

With such specific knowledge of this fertile underwater landscape, the guides are able to lead dives with an abundance of experience and knowledge, which translates into unforgettable experiences. From drifts over towering pinnacles to steep walls and night muck dives there is something for everyone aboard Pelagian.

Liveaboard Cabins or Private Charters

Pelagian is available by the cabin or for private charter. Combining a relaxing holiday at the resort in an oceanfront villa with a cruise to some of the farther reaches of the national park is an easy way to enjoy the best of both worlds. Wakatobi has regularly scheduled private flights to reach this remote and unspoiled part of the world. Active conservation efforts and cooperation with the local communities ensures the resort and Pelagian’s cruising grounds stay as nature intended.


General seasons, subject to change, repositioning fees may apply
Year Round
Wakatobi National Park
USD $ 4,670 / night*
*Rates subject to 10% VAT


  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Service of the crew
  • Activities and use of all water sports equipment
  • Diving for certified divers
  • Airport transfers to and from port


  • Alcoholic beverages
  • National park fees
  • PADI dive certification courses
  • Dive equipment
  • Nitrox
  • Dive insurance
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Medical and evacuation insurance
  • Repositioning fees
  • Fuel surcharges depending on fuel prices
  • Crew gratuities
"Best diving and best boat I have been on. On a 1 – 10 scale, I would give a 14. Our dive guide was amazing above and below the water. Absolutely the best service imaginable."
Pelagian Charter Guest
"Great diving off Pelagian, one of the most luxurious live-aboards we have been on. Excellent quality of food and choice. The crew are fantastic group of people, they always went above and beyond, friendly and very professional. Overall, a 6-star experience."
Pelagian Charter Guest
"Thank you for a perfect week! Very comfortable ship, amazing food. But the best of all is the Crew! We have heard good things about Pelagian but it was not true, it was better!"
Pelagian Charter Guest
"What a week on Pelagian! This is muck heaven, a window to a new world. But don’t let that fool you, the reefs and corals are amazing! Your enthusiasm for the big and tiny have brought us to a new level of appreciation for diving."
Pelagian Charter Guest


General Information


1980 refit 1997


35m (115ft)


up to 10


7.5m (25ft)


5 (1 master, 3 doubles, 1 twin)


3m (10ft)



Cruising Speed:

8 knots

Water Sports

Tender 1:

5.8m RIB - 60 HP

Dive Shop:

Assorted equipment for 10

Tender 2:

5.8m RIB - 60 HP

Deck Plans

Your Private Charter on Pelagian

Pelagian is a classic explorer yacht that cruises the waters primarily of Wakatobi National Park, in conjunction with the Wakatobi Resort. She offers guests top diving experiences supplemented with unparalleled local knowledge of the region. 

To discuss planning the ultimate itinerary on Pelagian, please get in touch.


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