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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 Islands and Komodo.


Samata Liveaboard is Cruising Indonesia

Last update: June 1, 2022










Samata in Sanskrit is the condition of tranquility, harmony and balance, exactly the sensations conveyed by the harmonious lines of this yacht and the unique interiors, a combination of fabulous wild tropical woods and refined contemporary French luxury.

Samata offers one master suite on the top deck and four VIP suites below deck. With a capacity of 10 guests, each of our four VIP suites have sofas that are designed to be made into beds for larger groups. These sofa's work best for children or short trips with guests wanting to include a few extra people.

The master cabin on aft has large windows with sea views and features a private outdoor deck with sun lounge. All the VIP cabins are modern yet cozy cabins with the softest linen beddings, elegantly designed en suite, and 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 some of the most interesting destinations for scuba diving in Indonesia Komodo National Park, Banda Sea, and Raja Ampat Marine Park, but is also available for tailored cruises throughout the Indonesian archipelago. 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: 2006
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 2022

  • Komodo Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$5800
  • Each additional guest US$400
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$60
  • VAT 11% Tax
  • Banda Sea Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$6800
  • Each Additional guest US$400
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$60
  • VAT 11% Tax
  • Raja Ampat Cruises
  • Charter rate for 2 guests US$6800
  • Each Additional guest US$400
  • For child under 12 years old, price per night is US$60
  • VAT 11% 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 transfers
  • Accommodation on board
  • Full board: meals and snacks
  • Water, tea, coffee and drinks
  • Soft drinks, beers and alcoholic beverages
  • Private masseur services throughout the cruise
  • All diving, including the services of an experienced and qualified divemasters
  • Land 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
  • Special requests asked by the guest during the trip


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 Park. 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 April to September
  • Banda Sea and Forgotten Islands cruises: from October to November. April
  • Raja Ampat and West Papua cruises: from December to March



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



We are here to help create experiences that will be with you for a lifetime. Cruising uniquely spectacular destinations and following the best available weather, so our guests have the journey of a lifetime. Our two  signature destinations during the year are Raja Ampat off the west coast of Papua and the Komodo National Park about a one hour flight east of Bali. On the transitions between, we travel through the Lesser Sunda Islands and the Banda Sea. We are experts in getting around Indonesia and are happy to assist with your domestic travel to these areas.

Private & Customized Charters

All of our trips are private charters and fully customized itineraries. We offer unique experiences for our guests to reconnect with family and friends in the remoteness and natural wonders of Indonesia. Samata takes you on a journey with fine dining, massages, exhilarating interactions with nature, and inspiring moments with loved ones creating life long memories.

Samata Special Cruises

Come with us on this tour through one of nature's most wondrous creations and immerse yourself in the alluring and diverse cultural communities of Indonesia. Home to the most pristine reef systems on our big blue planet. One of only a handful of places in the universe where biodiversity is improving rather than declining.. Samata can take you to the world's best scuba diving and snorkeling. Along with wildlife trekking, water sports, beach BBQs, sumptuous cuisine, massage therapy.. Whether your an experienced diver or snorkeler, our dedicated and highly experienced dive team is here to guide you on the adventure.

Discover Scuba Diving with Samata

Samata’s guest is 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.

Whether you're looking to take a diving course or just give it a try, we are a PADI dive center and offer a range of dive courses on board. We are here to guide and teach you how to safely enjoy this underwater paradise.


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Samata Liveaboard in Komodo

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