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Samata Liveaboard

Samata is the refined liveaboard diving experience of Indonesia

Samata is a 34m high-end yacht available for private charters only, just 5 cabins available for 10 guests for an all-inclusive liveaboard stay and unlimited diving in Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Forgotten Islands and Komodo.


Samata Liveaboard is Cruising Indonesia

Last update: November 20, 2021










Samata in Sanskrit is the condition of tranquility, harmony, balance, exactly the sensations conveyed by the harmonious lines of the liveaboard and the unique interiors, a combination of fabulous tropical woods. A master cabin with double bed, three suites, with double bed and one with twin beds, are the options to choose from. In case of groups of families, 4 beds for children are also available. The Master Suite is located aft, on the upper deck of the ship, large windows with sea views and a beautifully modern and comfortable structure, an interior living room equipped with fridge, flat screen television, individually controlled air conditioning and intercom private system.

Samata's master cabin  Samata's master cabin

Samata's lounge of master cabin  Samata's deluxe cabin 2

Samata's deluxe cabin 3  Samata's deluxe cabin 4

In the beautiful frames of Komodo or Raja Ampat, Samata guests can take advantage of an unlimited number of dives, planned according to the tastes and needs of the guests. Throughout the cruise it is possible to enjoy massages, water skiing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, as well as snorkeling and diving of course. And having unforgettable dining al fresco.

Samata's lounge  Samata's dining room

Samata's dining outdoors  Samata's upper deck

Samata's sun deck  Samata's speed boat

The dining experience aboard the Samata is one of the most memorable aspects of the trip. Guests can enjoy gourmet dishes of modern and innovative Indonesian cuisine, and a wide range of Western dishes presented in an artistic way by the chef on board. Fresh fruit and natural juices are offered throughout the day. Rich selection of excellent French, South African and Australian wines are available to guests as well as a large selection of spirits and some delicious mixology creations specially made by expert bar-tenders. All enriched by tables exquisitely prepared with high quality porcelain and embroidered linen.

Samata's memorable dining alfresco  Samata's chef on board

Samata's fine dining  Samata's dining alfresco

Samata's main deck setup for dinner  Samata's espresso coffee machine



Samata sails three of the most interesting destinations for scuba diving in Indonesia Komodo National Park, Banda Sea, and Raja Ampat Marine Park, and is also available for tailored cruises throughout the Indonesian archipelago: Alor Strait, The Ring of Fire, Forgotten Islands, Triton Bay and Derawan. Samata's cruises are ideal for nature lovers, eager to spot the large ocean mammals and find the giant whale shark, always present in Indonesian waters.

Samata's diving destinations


Samata Liveaboard is a luxury sailing yacht hand built following the ancestral method of construction of the traditional Indonesian Phinisi Schooner, and executed by skilled master shipwrights of South Sulawesi, the trustees of the outstanding Bugi’s heritage. Being built and equipped as a modern liveaboard, the Samata has autonomy enough to operate throughout Indonesia.



Year of built: 2007
Type: Indonesian Phinisi Schooner
Length over all: 42 meters
Length over deck: 34 meters
Beam: 7,3 meters
Draft: 3,5
Total Displacement:
Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Engines: Hyundai 6 cylinders, 320HP
Fuel Capacity: 10000 liters
Water Storage: 13000 liters
Water makers: 6000 liters per day
Cabins: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Guests: 10
Relax: Lounge. Solarium. Bar
Navigation & communication: Radar Furono, deep sounder Raymarine, 2 GPS, VHF, satellite and mobile phones
Safety & rescue: EPIRB emergency locator, emergency oxygen, engine room CCTV, smoke detectors, fire alarm, fire extinguishers, self-inflatable lift-rafts, life vests, emergency flares
Diving: 2 high speed tenders, one 6M Boston Whaler fiberglass with canopy, 150 horse power & one 6M Zodiac, 50 horse power; 2 compressors Bauer Mariner 250, 24 x 12 liters tanks, nitrox
Amenities: Audio and video entertainment, library, water ski, kayaks, stand up paddle board, glass bottom boat excursion, fishing equipment
Crew: 14



Samata's Layout 1 - upper deck and cabins

Layout of upper deck and cabins of Samata

Samata's Layout 2 - main deck and cabins

Layout of main deck and cabins of Samata

Samata's Layout 3 - lower deck and cabins

Layout of lower deck and cabins of Samata



The rates of Samata are per whole boat charter, per night. Samata does not apply any surcharge: fuel surcharge, port clearance and conservation fees are ALL INCLUDED in the price, as well as nitrox. Samata Liveaboard is available for private charter in any combination of diving and leisure expeditions, anywhere in Indonesia.

Ask for a quotation in your preferred currency, we can deal the better ex-change rate for you: EUR, GBP, AUD, NZD, CAD, YEN, HKD, SGD, etc.

Samata Liveaboard in Komodo, Indonesia

Prices 2021

  • Komodo Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$4252
  • Each additional guest US$304
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$57
  • VAT 10% Tax
  • Banda Sea Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$4803
  • Each Additional guest US$357
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$57
  • VAT 10% Tax
  • Raja Ampat Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$4803
  • Each Additional guest US$357
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$57
  • VAT 10% Tax

Samata Liveaboard in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

What is included?

  • One transit night in Airport Hotel at your arrival in Indonesia, complimentary by Cruising Indonesia
  • Arrival and departure airport transfer
  • Accommodation on board
  • Full board: all meals and snacks
  • Water, tea, coffee and drinks
  • Soft drinks, beers, alcoholic beverages
  • Private masseur services throughout the cruise
  • Guided dives
  • Excursions
  • Diving equipment: BCD, regulator, wetsuit, mask, fins, dive computer, dive light, tanks and weights
  • Nitrox
  • Diving Fees: National Park Entrance Fees & Harbour Clearance
  • Fuel Surcharge

Mandatory Surcharges

  • No apply

Samata Liveaboard in Flores, Indonesia

Optional Bookable and Payable in Advance

  • Domestic flights
  • Transit night in airport hotel after or before your cruise (included complimentary, if you book with Cruising Indonesia)

Optional Payable on Board

  • Tips to the crew
  • Nitrox courses
  • Scuba diving courses


Terms & Conditions

Booking by Cabin - Payments

  • 30% of the invoice as deposit for booking confirmation
  • 100% of the invoice must be paid 90 days before cruise departure

Samata Liveaboard in Banda Sea, Indonesia

Private Cruises & Charters - Payments

  • 10% of the invoice as deposit for booking confirmation
  • 30% of the invoice must be paid 270 days before cruise departure
  • 100% of the invoice must be paid 180 days before cruise departure

Payment Method

All payments must be made by bank transfer or bank deposit according to the payment instructions of our invoice. Reservations and payments must be communicated and send by email.

Cancellation Policy

Booking by Cabin - Cancellation fees

Samata Liveaboard in Forgotten Islands, Indonesia

  • The confirmation deposit is not refundable
  • In addition, the cancellation entails the loss of the amounts already paid

Private Cruises & Charters - Cancellation fess

  • The confirmation deposit is not refundable
  • In addition, the cancellation entails the loss of the amounts already paid



Samata's private cruises range from 5 to 12 nights in Komodo National Park, Banda SeaRaja Ampat Marine ParkAlor Strait, The Ring of Fire, and Forgotten Islands. if none of the itineraries here proposed fit your needs, contact us and we will collaborate with you to get the program that suits your interests or those of your group.

Samata Liveaboard in Komodo, Indonesia

Itineraries & Departures

The year round Samata cruise itineraries:

  • Komodo, Flores and Alor cruises: from May to September
  • Banda Sea and Forgotten Islands cruises: from October to November
  • Raja Ampat and West Papua cruises: from December to March
  • Banda Sea cruises: in April



Samata private charters are fully customized trips. Our team will send you an accurate quote once your request is received.



Rent the luxurious Samata a modern 42-meter sailing yacht, which due to its size guarantees a more intimate and personal cruising environment, explore the enchanting islands of Indonesia served with care by our extraordinary team of 14 crew members, including including 1 captain, 1 cruise director, 1 cook and 2 dive guides.


Luxury Yacht Charters

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.

Samata Special Cruises

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.

Discover Scuba Diving with Samata

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.

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Samata Liveaboard in Komodo

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