Samata Liveaboard | Cruising Indonesia | The Liveaboard and Dive Specialists Samata Liveaboard | Cruising Indonesia | The Liveaboard and Dive Specialists

Samata Liveaboard

Samata is the refinated liveaboard diving experience of Indonesia

Samata is luxury liveaboard with the old charm of the traditional Phinisi and provides the highest standards of luxury accommodation combined with superior service in one atmosphere of total refinement and relax. Samata operates prevalently on Raja Ampat and Komodo but is available for private luxury charter in all Indonesian Archipelago.








The Samata offers 1 Master Suite and 4 VIP suites -3 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom- with a capacity of 10 guests; though each of our VIP suites have sofa’s that can be made into beds. These are normally used for children or families wanting to include a few more people.  

All of our trips are private charters and offer the opportunity to visit remote islands and beaches, wildlife trekking, beautiful snorkeling or scuba diving, water sports, beach BBQ's, sumptuous cuisine, massage therapy and much more. 

The Samata is ancient Sanskrit for tranquility, harmony and balance. Guests are assured of indulging in moments of pure relaxation, feel at harmony with nature around you and find your inner balance on this magical Phinisi yacht. She offers an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance ensuring guests a supreme combination of pure pampered comfort and exotic adventure.

Embark Samata for a marine and cultural odyssey into the lesser-frequented Indonesian islands. Explore secluded reefs and remote islands, snorkel, dive, wake board, fish, kayak and sail. Visit prehistoric wildlife, such as the Komodo dragons. View historic monuments, isolated arts and crafts villages. Relax with spa treatments and gourmet food, sunset dips and remote island picnics.

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The exclusive service on board is well fitted to individual requirements, guaranteeing a more personal cruising atmosphere. Guests can enjoy the comfort of their private suites, lie back and relax on the top deck daybed area and treat themselves to a massage. All this with the amazing scenery of Indonesian coloured by sun drenched moments of indulgence.

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The Master Suite, located at the stern of the vessel on the top deck, not only has sweeping 270-degree views through the cabin’s wraparound windows but has a beautifully modern and comfortable interior lounge area equipped with fridge, fold-away flat-screen television, fully controllable air conditioning and inter-suite communication system.

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The yacht’s luxurious suites are air-conditioned with large double beds and a magnificent en-suite bathroom. The spacious and beautifully finished showers provide abundant hot water, along with luxurious soft towels – and all the amenities expected of a five star hotel.

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The dining experience aboard the Samata is one of the most memorable aspects of the voyage. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals in spacious dining areas with first class facilities and ambiance. The food is plentiful, fresh, and blends the unique flavours of the world together with time honoured classics creating diverse menus that expert chef then adds in his own touch of magic to. All enhanced by tables exquisitely set with top-quality china and dishware and embroidered table linens.

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An extensive wine cellar offers a variety of South African, Australian and local wines as well as a large selection of spirits and some delicious mixology creations specially made by expert cocktail waitress.


Samata Liveaboard offers memorable holidays with 2 different destinations during the year:

  • Komodo National Park from April to September, and
  • Raja Ampat from October to March.  

Samata Liveaboard offers the best of Indonesia following the highest standards of safety and quality of service in the liveaboard industry.





Samata Liveaboard is a luxury sailing yacht hand built following the ancestral methods of construction of the traditional Indonesian Phinisi and executed by skilled master shipwrights of South Sulawesi, the trustees of this outstanding Bugi’s heritage.



Year of built: 2007
Type: Two mast wooden Phinisi Schooner
Length over all: 42 meters
Beam: 7.5 meters
Total displacement:
Cruising speed: 6-8 knots
Engines: Hyundai 6 cylinders, 320HP
Fuel Capacity: 10,000 lt
Water Storage: 13,000 lt
Water Makers: 6,000 lt per day
Navigation & Communication: Radar Furono, Deep Sounder RayMarine, 2 GPS, VHF.
Cabins: One Master Suite and 4 Suites, all with spacious and finished mosaic-tiled showers, hot water, luxuri¬ous soft towels, and all the amenities expected of a five star offering.
Crew: Guide to customer ratio 1: 4
Diving: 2 high speed tenders, 6M Boston Whaler fibreglass with canopy and 150 horse power & 6M Zodiac and 50 horse power, 2 compressors Baeur Mariner 250, 24 aluminum 12lt tanks
Special UW Features: A special aft diving deck area fitted out with state-of-the-art compressor and room for up to 20 tanks. This area also stores all the water sports equipment including wake boards, sea kayaks and fishing equipment.
Water sports: wake-boarding, kayaking, stand up paddle board, the Donut – it is an inflatable tube that we pull behind the boat, snorkeling and fishing.



Samata Liveaboard is available for private charter in any combination of diving and leisure expeditions, anywhere in the Indonesian archipelago.


  • Komodo Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests USD 3,900 
  • Each Additional guest USD 275 
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is USD 50 
  • Tax 10% 
  • Raja Ampat Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests USD 4,400 
  • Each Additional guest USD 325 
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is USD 50 
  • Tax 10% 


  • All diving including the services of an experienced and qualified dive master 
  • Land excursions 
  • All beverages (espresso, tea, soft drinks, beer, alcoholic beverages and wine)    
  • Gourmet cuisine (breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner)    
  • Gourmet coffee 
  • Homemade bread and ice cream 
  • Harbor fees 
  • Park entrances 
  • Conservation fees 
  • Beach visits 
  • Private masseur services throughout the cruise 
  • Water sports (wake-boarding, kayaking, stand up paddle board, the Donut – it is an inflatable tube that we pull behind the boat, snorkeling and fishing) 
  • Return transfers from the airport/ hotel to yacht
  • Free advice about connecting flights and eventual stop over in Indonesia 


  • Airport taxes 
  • Travel insurance and Scuba diving insurance 
  • Crew gratuity
  • International and domestic flights -we can organise your all your flight itinerary with the best market price-




Samata Liveaboard offers exclusive, private and custom-made parties, beach picnics or full-on banquets to a variety of magical destinations. This gives a unique island experience for any event. Perhaps a special birthday or a romantic beach-wedding, a corporate get together or company party; our carefully selected destinations offer the perfect setting for all.


The Samata’s guests are encouraged to discover the beautiful corals, marine life and the hidden gems of underwater Indonesia, one of the world’s most dynamic marine environments, boasting nearly every species of coral and tropical fish represented. With more than 20 years of experience, its highly qualified (PADI) Dive Instructor will instruct newcomers and assist experienced divers.


The Samata’s private charters offer flexible yachting options and impeccable service. The crew of fourteen see to guests’ every need: fine dining, exquisite wines, a whole array of recreational activities will create a journey of pleasurable adventure and provide the ultimate in liveaboard cruising.


Please send us your inquiries


Please send us your inquiries

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