Barefoot Yachts Indonesia

Komodo Yacht Charter: Cruising in the Land of Dragons

A Komodo Yacht Charter is one of the most sought-after Highlights of Cruising  Indonesia. Home of the most amazing sceneries for photographers, scuba divers, hikers, beach strollers. Visit the last dragons on earth in a land that time forgot. A private boat charter with Barefoot Yachts with give you the freedom to personalize the itineraries and activities according to your preferences. Our Komodo Charters are tailored to fit the style, budget and timeframe of your group and are suitable for Adults and Kids alike.

A traditional Phinisi Schooner is a comfortable yet adventurous way to travel to Komodo National Park and beyond.  Relax on the deck, be with friends and family, or experience one of the many land and water-based activities Komodo has to offer – Scuba Diving, Hiking, Snorkeling or Sea Kayaking. Climb a breathtaking viewpoint for sunset, stroll along a virgin beach or observe huge flying bats chasing the night while the sun gives way to a blanket of stars.  

Komodo Boat Charter: Highlights

The most popular highlight of a Komodo Boat Charter are the famous Dragons on Rinca or Komodo Island – the only places in the world to meet this prehistoric predator. Next to reptile inhabitants, the islands around Komodo offer abundant Marine sites for Diving and Snorkeling. Large Pelagic Fish encounters as well a Dugongs and Whale sightings are common.

 Most remarkably, encounter Manta Rays on nearly all of our Komodo Yacht Charters. If you are keen on land-based activities you will not fall short. Experience Komodo’s most scenic peak views and enjoy the panoramic views over the Island Archipelago. The island of Padar is the most popular view point, but there are many more impressive peaks to climb. 

 Spend a night stargazing on the deck of your private yacht. No pollution makes the Milky Way sparkle and appear in its full beauty. Many of our Boat  also offer stand up paddleboards and sea kayaks – perfect Toys for Adults and the Kids onboard. Motorized watersports such as Jet Skiing, Waterskiing and Game Fishing are available outside the National Park area. See here for the top Highlights of Komodo Sailing.

Komodo Dragons

Komodo Dragons

Meet the last dragons on earth, the Komodo Dragons, while cruising around Komodo National Park. The park was founded in 1980 in order to preserve its fragile habitat, only found in this tiny corner of the world.  These dragons can be found in Rinca as well as Komodo island, along with various other wildlife. Choose to visit one of the locations or both.

Secret Beach

Secret Beach

Each boat and Cruise Director has some own secret beaches around the Komodo National Park. Let the Crew aboard the Yacht guide you to lesser known wonders away from the pressure of mainstream tourism.

Manta Rays

Komodo Mantas

Manta Rays Taka Makassar is one of the most popular site for witnessing large aggregations of Manta Rays. Very often you can also see them close by  in and around sites such as Mawan or further south in Manta Alley.  

Padar

Padar

Padar is a grassland covered picturesque landscape connected by 3 blue bays. Each bay features unique beaches, one is a sparkling white sanded beach, another is a very unique blush pink and the last is a black beach, getting its' charcoal hues from volcanic origin.

Advanced Diving

Advanced Diving

Komodo is a thrill for Advanced Divers. Sites like Batu Bolong, Castle Rock and Shotgun are packed with life and can offer some of the best Diving in the world. Cruising from one dive site to the next gives you a chance to stretch your diving skills and rediscover some of the most varied undersea flora and fauna.

Beginner Diving

Beginner Diving

Although Komodo is well known for several advanced diving sites, there are many protected sites for kids and beginners. Sebayur, Kanawa, Siaba Besar, Bidadari are just some of them. Komodo is a wonderful place to get your feet wet and explore the world of diving.

Gili Lawa Darat

Gili Lawa Darat

The area between Gili Lawa Darat and Gili Lawa Laut is a excellent place to spend an entire day on a Yacht and visiting surrounding sites. There are many dive and snorkel sites as well as a iconic viewpoint. This is one of the many areas perfectly suited for photography.

Pink Beach

Pink Beach

Pink Beach is iconic for the soft pink color of its' sand. The soft sand gets its blushed hue from crushed red corals pushed on land by soft crystal clear tides. It is a great stop on your cruise for a quiet stroll, beautiful photo opportunities and a relaxed snorkel.

Kalong Island

Kalong Island

The Flying Foxes, a varied species of a fruit bat, of Kalong Island ascend at dusk for their nightly hunt. The setting is truly unique with thousands of them rising into the sky during the orange and red glow of a Komodo Sunset.

Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay

Meet the last dragons on earth, the Komodo Dragons, while cruising around Komodo National Park. The park was founded in 1980 in order to preserve its fragile habitat, only found in this tiny corner of the world.  These dragons can be found in Rinca as well as Komodo island, along with various other wildlife. Choose to visit one of the locations or both.

Banta Island

Banta Island

Banta Island is just off to the north west off the Komodo National Park. Currents are generally strong here as a result of it being one of the largest gaps between islands in Nusa Tenggara. You can explore Dive Sites such as GPS Point, Tanjung Rasa, Star Wars and Galley Rock. This is a great spot to integrate when choosing which activities to do on a longer Komodo Yacht Charter around Komodo or Cruising towards Lombok.

Kanawa

Kanawa

On the small beautiful tropical island of Kanawa, you can relax in the luxury of nature. The White Sand Beach is great for kids and adults alike and there are some easy, beginner level dive and snorkelling sites in the area.

Mesa Village

Mesa Village

Mingle with the lovely village Locals and visit the descendants of the of sea gypsies on Mesa. Meet the curious local children and catch a glimpse of the islanders' daily lives - drying sea cucumbers and processing shell fish, amongst other things. Mesa" means "itchy" and the island was named so due to the itchy sand.

Siaba Besar

Siaba Besar

This is another amazing dive and Snorkelling site. Siaba Besar has a beautiful coral garden and amazing life under the surface. This dive site can be dived in rising and falling tide, depending on where you enter. This gorgeous bay is a great spot to see often barracudas, trevally and black tip sharks!

Sebayur

Sebayur

Popular for limestone formations, Sebayur is a perfect location for relaxed Diving and Snorkelling or some Sea Kayaking. This a great location to take in the vivid blues and greens of Komodo.
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Inquire now for a Komodo Boat Charter. We offer Snorkeling Cruises, Luxury Yacht Charter as well as Scuba Diving Cruises. The Route of our Komodo Charters can also be customised combined with other destinations within the chain of Sunda Islands.

Komodo Luxury Yacht Charters

Travel in Style and do not miss out on comfort during you stay onboard our Komodo Luxury Yachts. Discover the Land and Sea highlights and Dive Sites of Komodo while enjoying exclusive Luxury Accommodation and dedicated Service. All our upper Class Schooners feature private bathrooms in spacious air condition cabins. Moreover, hot water, boutique interiors and exquisite culinary Cruising is standard on many of our Luxury Boats.  All our Luxury Yacht Charters can be customised for you in terms of duration, route, food and activities according to your preferences.

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Scuba Diving Boat Charter

Dive into the blend of colors and biodiversity at Komodo’s most famous dive sites. Our Komodo Diving Charters are tailored to suite all levels of experience and various budgets. We offer Komodo Yacht Charters with Scuba Diving as a primary focus, as well as an additional activity.  The Komodo dive sites we frequently visit during our cruises include Crystal Rock, Batu Bolong Siabar Besar, Castle Rock, Gili Lawa Dara, Golden Passage, Sebayor, Siabar and Makassar Manta Reef

Komodo Pirate Yacht Charters

Our Komodo Pirate Yacht Charters are the perfect choice for families or groups of friends seeking adventure beyond the reach of traditional travel. Join together for an authentic Cruising experience onboard one of our Phinisi Schooners. Our Adventure Yachts are not high-end Luxury Boats, but are all equipped with modern safety equipment, experienced Crews and offer western comforts. Explore the infinite wonders of Komodo and enjoy undisturbed quality time with your friends and family in YOUR style – Active and action packed with highlights and activities or tranquil and slow.

Expert Guides & Services

Special guides and services in addition to the resident Cruise Directors, Dive Instructors and Crew onboard our Yachts are available on request. Book additional Staff like Yoga Teachers, Freediving Instructors or Massage Therapists to customise your Komodo Boat Charter experience with Barefoot Yachts.

Cruising beyond Komodo

Integrate a Komodo Yacht Charter with other Destinations within the chain of Sunda Islands. Cruising Komodo can be combined with Maumere, Lombok, Sumbawa, Satonda, Moyo Islands, Sangeang Vulcano as well as Sumba. Ask us for a customised route according to seasons and preferences.

"Our Komodo Yacht Charter Service for traditional Phinisi Boats offers an escape back in time for families and groups of friends beyond reach of common way holidays."

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Why book your Komodo Yacht Charter with us?

Komodo Yachts

Our range of Komodo Yachts has been handpicked and chosen with our guests’ well-being and leisure in mind. We maintain a close relation to only a limited number of Boats, which we believe offer the best value and service standards for Komodo Cruises 2018.

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Price

We offer a best price guarantee for all our Komodo Yacht Charters – find a lower published rate somewhere else and we will match the price for you or make you an alternative offer you can not refuse. Ask for Special Offers, Early Bird and Last Minute deals – we are uptodate!

Smart & Safe

Book with a registered Travel Agency and add a layer of security and dedicated service to to your Charter Booking - at no extra cost for you! We offer unbiased advice and act as your advocate – especially in case of unexpected events.

Authentic

Our Private Boat Charters offer an Experience beyond reach of common holiday packages. Cruise back in time on a traditional Phinisi Yacht, travel in Style and Comfort and see the Indonesian Archipelago from a different perspective.

Nataraja Liveaboard

Nataraja offers aa extremely spacious deck layout and several areas to lounge and relax. 4 ensuit Cabins with Air Conditioning and hot water.
Nataraja

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Flying A'boya Yacht

Perfect for Boat Raja Ampat Sailing Adventures for groups of 2-8 guests. Scuba Diving, Freediving, Snorkelling and Land and Sea Cruises.
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Wisesa

Scuba Diving Cruise and Snorkelling Adventures for 6-8 Guests in 4 Cabins.
Wisesa

Where does the Yacht depart?

Most Komodo Yacht Charters depart from Labuan Bajo in Flores. The Airport is just 5min from the habour and can be reached from Jakarta, Bali and Kupang. Other Routes including the Komodo Islands might depart from Lombok or Maumere.

What to bring to a Komodo Yacht Charter

  • Sun Protection (Head/glasses/Cream)
  • Pocket Cash for Drinks, Crew Tips, Souvenirs and National Park Fees
  • Light Clothing, Swim Wear, Sweater,Camera.
  • Towels/Basic Toiletries are provided, but it’s not a bad idea to bring some own.
  • Snorkelling/Diving Gear – we have gear, but personal gear always fits best.
  • Drinks – some of our partner boats have Cocktails available for sale onboard, most only sell Beers & Soft Drinks. It is best to bring Wine/Spirits from Duty-Free when flying to Indonesia.

What is the season for Charters in Komodo?

Generally, Yacht Charters in Komodo are possible all year round. The most popular season is June - September and January - March is considered low season. May and April and October and November are excellent month for a boat charter in Flores.