Samata, Indonesia

  • Nitrox available

The beautiful Samata liveaboard is a traditional wooden sailing phinisi, perfectly designed for offering bespoke dive liveaboard charters in Indonesia. The 42m luxury yacht offers unforgettable experiences for up to 10 adults plus 4 children in 5 boutique cabins, each boasting 1000 thread count bed linen and European sourced luxury bedding and a fully equipped en-suite bathroom with hot and cold running water. The four deluxe suites feature a queen bed, leather lounger, TV, writing desk, and large wardrobe. The master suite has a king-size bed and also features a private outdoor deck to wake up to spectacular views each morning.

The Samata phinisi was handcrafted in 2006 in Sulawesi, and combines French interior design along with traditional Indonesian features to create an open-plan living and a warm, inviting space. Living areas are spread over 3 decks and include an indoor dining area with large panoramic windows, a reading library, and television. The partially-covered sun-deck has comfortable loungers, ideal for relaxing with a book or taking a nap in-between activities.

The Samata luxury yacht has a crew of 14 on hand to cater to guests' every need. Three gourmet meals per day plus snacks, all diving activities and equipment, water sport activities, and private masseur services are included to ensure the perfect, stress-free private charter in Komodo or Raja Ampat. Itineraries are tailored to perfection, and include activities such as scuba diving pristine reefs, walking along uninhabited beaches, or hiking to stunning viewpoints.

For a once in a lifetime voyage in Indonesia, call or book online today to arrange your luxury private charter aboard the Samata.

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Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, National Park Fees, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Alcoholic Beverages, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Wine with Dinner, Beach BBQ, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Private Dive Guide, Rental Gear, Glass Bottom Boat Excursion, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Stand Up Paddleboard, Wakeboarding, Water Ski, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, Laundry / Pressing Services, Massage.

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Extra Dives, Nitrox Course, Scuba Diving Courses.

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

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Water Ski
  • Glass Bottom Boat Excursion

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options
  • Fine Wines Selection
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Beach BBQ
  • Al Fresco Dining

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.


  • Nitrox available
  • Dive deck
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English and Indonesian.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

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Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2006
  • Year renovated 2012
  • Length 42 meters
  • Beam 7.3 meters
  • Top speed 8 knots
  • Cruising speed 7 knots
  • Max guests 10
  • Number of cabins 5
  • Number of bathrooms 5
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 4000 liters per day
  • Fuel capacity 10000 liters

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Engine room CCTV
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares
Origin: US