Samboja Liveaboard, Indonesia

  • Flexible Booking


    • Traditional phinisi experience
    • Explore world-renowned dive sites
    • See Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat

The Samboja is a 23-meter/75-foot long phinisi liveaboard taking 8 guests on diving safaris in Indonesia. Accommodation aboard the Samboja includes 2 double bed cabins, each with its own private ensuite bathrooms, and 1 cabin with 4 single beds and a private bathroom. There is an indoor lounge and dining area, an outdoor area, and a dive area. All meals are included, as well as tea and coffee, towels, soap, and shampoo. And there are shore excursions and island expeditions to better experience the Indonesian islands.

The Samboja visits several incredible sites in Indonesia, including Sebayur island, with its incredible diversity of colorful coral reefs and fish. Guests of the Samboja get to visit Rinka Island in Komodo National Park, home to 1800 Komodo Dragons. Other iconic places guests will see include Manta Point and Siaba island. Gili Lawa Laut is a renowned dive site with manatees, rays, sharks, schools of jacks, and other large fish. In Gili Lawa Darat, there is a bay where you can swim with turtles and dolphins. And no dive trip to Indonesia would be complete without a dive at Crystal Rock, where sharks and Manatees live. The Samboja can be booked for any duration ranging from 2 to 7 nights.

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Included: VAT, Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (35 USD per day).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks.

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
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Leisure Deck
  • Available for Charter

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Snacks All Day
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • 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.


  • Dive deck

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.

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2020
  • Length 23 meters
  • Top speed 10 knots
  • Cruising speed 6 - 9 knots
  • Engines Mitsubishi 6D22
  • Max guests 8
  • Number of cabins 3
  • Number of bathrooms 3
  • Water capacity 4000 liters
  • Fuel capacity 4000 liters
  • Freshwater maker Yes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Emergency flares