West Komodo on Fenides
Journey into the uncharted land and seas of West Komodo and East Sumbawa aboard Fenides Yacht. Brace yourself for the most stunning landscapes and underwater world imaginable. Fenides carries decades of experience with her knowledgeable crew, and expert captain. She was masterfully crafted by the German and Indonesian owners. Designed to cruise to the lesser-known parts of Indonesia, namely Komodo National Park. The charter itinerary includes various regions and covers a wide array of diving possibilities; macro, reef scenes, active volcanoes, drift dives, cavern dives, wall dives, blue water pelagic dives, and much more.
Fenides was designed by a renowned architect and crafted by the legendary Konjo boat builders of Ara. The yacht highlights the symbiotic relationship between traditional Indonesian boat building and modern luxury design. Large indoor spaces and a camera room complement the yacht perfectly.
Cabins on board
Luxury and comfort continue in the 5 cabins, which can accommodate up to 11 guests. The yacht features 1 master cabin, two twin cabins on the lower deck and two double cabins on the upper deck. All cabins are equipped with en-suit bathrooms, air conditioning, HD TVs and media systems.
Komodo Cruise Experience
Allow yourself to lean back and enjoy a cruise experience like no other, and discover the beauty of West Komodo in an unparalleled way. Dive at some of the world’s best dive sites or relax at remote beaches. A yacht charter on Fenides in West Komodo has it all.
West Komodo Coastline | Day 1
Many call it The Galapagos of Asia. Here you’ll find rugged and wild landscapes above and below the water teeming with vibrant flora and fauna. We will guide you to the most epic wall dives and pinnacles, paired with the opportunity to encounter wild Komodo dragons roaming remote, sandy shores.
Welcome to one of the worlds best macro diving experience– This nutrient dense volcanic location is packed with high contrast coral gardens, hydro-thermal vents, nudibranchs and so much more. Here you can also visit a traditional ship building village, enjoy trekking and rare birdwatching. Truly a photographer’s paradise. Dive sites include: Hot Rocks, Black Magic, Bonto and Tikno.
Gili Banta | Day 3
Ancient, uninhabited, partially submerged volcano off the Northwest coast of Sumbawa, Iconic private and endless white sand beaches, Sunset view points, multiple dive sites with Manta Rays and sharks along with the most colorful coral reefs in the region. Also great for beach BBQ and leisure time. Dive sites include: Roller Coaster, GPS Point, Star Wars, K2 and Small World amongst others.
Sape Straight | Day 4
A channel found between Sumbawa and Komodo, Sape has high energy diving with big fish encounters. This channel is a breeze to cruise but the diving is intermediate-advanced. You’ll encounter big pelagics like Sharks, Tunas, Giant Trevally’s and more. There have even been sightings of migrating blue whales! Bonus object: The secret Canyon dive site!
Pulau Kelapa aka Coconut Island | Day 5
Have your camera ready, because here you will find picture-perfect diving throughout. Immerse in crystal clear water, stunning reef topography, overhangs, walls, and ledges. Take this opportunity to have a beautiful sunrise hike and reach great viewpoints for photography sessions. A notable dive site is Seagull Rock, often in the top dive site lists!
Please note, this is a sample itinerary. Each Cruise is different and the detailed day-to-day itinerary and sites will be tailored to suit guests’ preferences as well as weather and ocean conditions. Private Charters are more flexible in the itinerary compared to scheduled Cruises. Your Cruise Director will work with you on the detailed day-to-day planning onboard.