Raja Ampat Yacht Charter

A Raja Ampat Yacht Charter is the ultimate choice for Cruising Indonesia. A private boat gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore even the most remote corners of the islands of Raja Ampat. To charter a private Boat means customizing the cruise route and activities according to your preferences such as; scuba diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, various land-based activities, free diving and yoga. The Islands of Raja Ampat one of the worlds most remarkably bio diverse places on Earth.

Hence it is a mecca for nature lovers, scuba divers, keen snorkelers and bird watchers. A yacht charter is the most authentic way to explore the Raja Ampat Archipelago with your family and friends. Moreover, Cruising on our traditional Phinisi Schooners is suitable for adults and kids alike. Exploring the Indonesian islands of Raja Ampat on a private boat charter is a once in a lifetime experience, regardless of age. Our customised Raja Ampat Yacht Charter Service offers you a personalised way to design your private cruising adventure according to your budget, preferences and wishes. 


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Our range of Raja Ampat 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.


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Our Boat Charters throughout Indonesia offer an Experience beyond reach of common travel. Cruise back in time on a traditional Phinisi Schooner, travel in Style and Comfort and see the Indonesian Islands from a different perspective.

Hand Picked Sailing Fleet

We carefully select and work only with the best yacht operators in Indonesia and offer you the best options according to your budget and interests.

Raja Ampat Highlights

Highlights and must sea attractions during a Raja Ampat Boat Charter include exploring waterfalls, ancient ruins, traditional villages, snorkeling, diving with manta rays and so much more. From the lush green Batanta waterfalls to world-class snorkeling at Dampier Strait to ancient burial grounds, Raja Ampat is truly unique and diverse. Raja Ampat or “Four Kings” lies on the eastern end of Indonesia, in Western Papua. The Archipelago consists of over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo.

Pricing Guidelines for Yachts in Indonesia

Adventure Yachts

1,000-2,000US$ per night
  • Size: 16-30m
  • Private cabins, shared bathroom
  • Design: traditional wooden yacht with western facilities and wooden interior
  • Watersports: partially equipped for diving and Watersports
  • 3-6 Crew (Guest:Crew Ratio 2:1)
  • Service: supportive and friendly crew, home cooked Indonesian meals
  • Experience: Authentic Adventure Holiday
  • Western standard safety and emergency equipment

Comfort Yachts

2,000 -4,000 US$ per night
  • Size: 26-35m
  • Comfortable private cabins with AC and private bathroom hot water
  • Design: Ample storage spaces, lounge areas, western facilities and selected interior
  • Watersports: Fully equipped for diving and watersports
  • 6-12 Crew (Guest:Crew Ration 1:1)
  • Service: Dedicated and service trained crew, western and Indonesian cuisine
  • Experience: Exploring Indonesian islands in style and comfort
  • Western standard safety and emergency equipment

Luxury Yachts

4,000-12,000US$ per night
  • Size: 30-50m
  • Spacious luxury cabins with AC, private batrooms and high attention to design and detail
  • Design: High attention to details and design of interior and facilities
  • Watersports: Fully equipped for diving and broad selection of additional watersports activities
  • 10 -25 Crew (Guest:Crew Ration 1:3)
  • Service: several attentive and dedicated service staff in all areas of operation
  • Experience: An unparalleled customizable luxury Escape
  • Western standard safety and emergency equipment

Raja Ampat Cruise Style

Phinisi Yacht Snorkeling

Raja Ampat Snorkelling

The Underwater World is not only for Divers – Snorkelling the Reefs of Raja Ampat is spectacular as a majority of Marine Life can be found in the first 5 meters of water. There is a great chance to see large Marine Animals such as Manta Rays or Dugongs just Snorkelling on the Ocean surface. Raja Ampat Snorkelling Expeditions are available as shares scheduled Cruises with Divers or as a private yacht charter.

Mobula Rays, Ambon

Diving Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is the ultimate scuba diving playground of the world. With uncountable species of coral and marine life, the full-colour spectrum awaits you underwater. Dive at world famous dive sites like Boo Rocks, Cape Kri, Batu Lima, Penemu, Pele, Tank Rock, Nudi Rock and Whale Rock and many more. Diving in Raja Ampat is suitbable for all levels and its also possible to take Diving Courses during you Cruise. See here for more infos about our Diving Boat Charters in Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat Adventure Yachts

Our Raja Ampat Adventure Yachts are the perfect choice for families, groups of friends or keen scuba divers. You will live an authentic experience onboard of a traditional phinisi schooner equipped with modern amenities. Choose among the many marine activities or sunbath on deck of your private yacht charter. Explore all day the infinite wonders of Raja Ampat and enjoy undisturbed quality time with family and friends. Many of our guests like to Dive during their Cruise, but Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Sea Kayaking as well as Snorkelling are popular activities during our Raja Ampat Adventure Cruises.

Alexa Yacht | private Honeymoon Cruise in Komodo and Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat Luxury Yachts

Travel in style and do not miss out on comfort on a Raja Ampat Luxury Yacht Charter. Discover the most remote virgin beaches and diving grounds of Raja Ampat while enjoying an exclusive accommodation and service onboard a private Yacht with high service standard . Our selected range of luxury schooners is chosen with our guests’ well-being and leisure in mind. Relax in the undisturbed privacy of the yacht and be entertained by a wide range of water sports and infinite land excursion possibilities. Delight in breath-taking views and socialise with family and friends while receiving a dedicated high level of service. With a private luxury charter, you can truly make Raja Ampat a paradise on earth. Additional Services, such as a private massage therapist or a Yoga Instructor are available on request.


Raja Ampat - Good To Know

From which harbor does the Yacht depart?

To Cruise Raja Ampat, most guests fly to Sorong via Makassar or Jakarta and start their Raja Ampat Yacht Charter from there. Many boats depart from Waisai -  a 2h fastferry transfer from Sorong.

What to bring to a Raja Ampat 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 Raja Ampat?

A Yacht Charter in Raja Ampat is generally possible all year round, but November to April are the best and most popular month.

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