Phinisi Malayeka, Indonesia


  • Traditional Indonesian Phinisi
  • Newly built in 2021
  • Onboard Butler, Chef, Yoga Instructor* & Spa Therapist*

The Phinisi Malayeka liveaboard specialises in offering luxury small ship cruises year-round to the famous Komodo National Park in Indonesia. Phinisi Malayeka is a traditional Indonesian Phinisi built in South Sulawesi. It has 7 en-suite, air conditioned cabins to accommodate up to 14 guests onboard. The master cabin even has its own bathtub and private deck area. There is a spacious lounge and dining area for guests to relax and eat. The outdoor deck has loungers offering 360-degree views to take in the stunning scenery of Komodo. Services onboard Malayeka also boasts its own onboard Butler, Private Chef, Yoga Instructor* & Spa Therapist* to cater to guest's every need.

Komodo cruises offered onboard Phinisi Malayeka are typically 3-days/2-nights in length departing from the port of Labuan Bajo. During the cruise guests will be offered the chance to visit Rinca, home of the famous Komodo dragons, as well as hiking in Padar to see amazing views of the surrounding island scenery. Snorkeling is available for those who wish to see the amazing underwater world with opportunities to possibly even see Manta rays, Turtles and reef sharks.

Let the professional crew of Phinisi Malayeka show you the amazing Komodo area on one of their scheduled cruises. Book easily online or call our customer support team to reserve spaces for your next small ship cruise to Komodo, Indonesia onboard Phinisi Malyeka.

* Additional charge applicable. These services must be booked in advance.

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Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: National Park Fees.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Camera room with table and charging point
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Beach BBQ
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English.

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2021
  • Length 378 meters
  • Beam 9 meters
  • Top speed 7 knots
  • Cruising speed 65 knots
  • Engines Mitshubishi Marine 545 HP
  • Max guests 14
  • Number of cabins 7
  • Number of bathrooms 7
  • Tenders 1
  • Water capacity 145 tons
  • Fuel capacity 10 tons
  • Freshwater maker 200 liters per hour

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fishfinder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares