The Ombak Putih Sailing Cruise

Land & Sea (snorkeling) & Expedition Liveaboard from Bali to Raja Ampat passing by Komodo National Park, Moluccas and Sulawesi in Indonesia.

Cruises 7 to 12 days, min. 10 max. 24 passengers

The Ombak Putih is a traditional 42 meters Indonesian schooner custom built from ironwood by Buginese ship builders in Batulicin, Kalimantan. She was the subject of a major interior refit in 2015.

Accommodation

She provides accommodation for up to 24 guests in 12 comfortable cabins. All cabins are located lower deck and offer private en-suite bathrooms with hot water, portholes, individually controlled air conditioning and ample storage space including safety deposit box. With approximately 400 square meters of public space divided over two main decks, the Ombak Putih offers both open and covered space in abundance, allowing for privacy and serene relaxing.

Cruising Aboard Ombak Putih

Ombak Putih is the guarantee to relax in comfort, fine food served in a spacious air conditionned dining area, top class service, television, DVD and music in the lounge. She is equipped with a super yacht grade AC station and we are optimizing our systems to the latest safety standards. Several aquatic activities are available on board such as snorkeling, kayaking or SUP Paddle.

In addition to classics itineraries “Land and Sea” Komodo and Raja Ampat offered on our site, this boat also offers specials and cruises with themes : culinary, cultural, focusing on fauna and flora and accompanied by real experts or for Christmas and new Year.

We invite you to watch our calendar, and contact us for more information.

Details

Day 1

  • Meeting in Sanur (Bali) in the morning and departure to Lombok.
  • First stop around one of the three Gili islands with number of water activities: swimming, snorkelling, paddleboarding, kayaking or simply enjoying the beautiful white-sand beach.

Day 2

  • North Lombok: private bus for a trip into the northern side. Traditional village of Senaru and overview of the culture of the indigenous Sasak people. Majestic waterfall and rice fields ocean view. Meeting with weavers.
  • After re-embarkation, coral reefs near Gili Sulat exploration which is a marine conservation area.

Day 3

  • Moyo village and waterfall visit.
  • Satonda, a strange and mystical volcanic island with a crater lake in its centre. Swimming and snorkeling in the afternoon.
  • Sunset time with the sight of thousands of flying foxes.

Day 4

  • Wera on Sumbawa: visit the village and boats building.
  • Island of Banta, passing Sangeang island. Uninhabited, perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

Day 5

  • Komodo National Park: trekking escorted by a local ranger seeking for Komodo dragons and other fauna & flora.
  • Komodo village: visit and shopping. Explore the beautiful pink beach of Pantai Merah

Day 6

  • Loh Buaya on Rinca Island: trekking escorted by a local ranger seeking for more Komodo dragons, stunning panorama on the park.
  • Snorkeling with over 1000 species of fish in the waters of the national park
  • At sunset, the crew will prepare a beach barbecue as a final celebration of your voyage.

Day 7

  • Breakfast in Labuan Bajo, local market or private bus to the inland village of Melo.
  • After lunch, transfer to airport for your flight back to Bali.
Day 1

  • Start from Labuan Bajo (Flores) with a private bus to the inland village of Melo. After your visit,  settle in the ship then cruising to Kelor island. First snorkeling, kayaking and SUP paddling in clear waters.

Day 2

  • Loh Buaya on Rinca Island: trekking escorted by a local ranger seeking for more Komodo dragons, stunning panorama on the park.
  • Explore the beautiful pink beach of Pantai Merah

Day 3

  • Komodo National Park: trekking escorted by a local ranger seeking for Komodo dragons and other fauna & flora.
  • Back on board and cruising around the coast. Visit and shopping in the Komodo village.

Day 4

  • Banta Island: uninhabited island, perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
  • Sailing to Wera on Sumbawa to visit the village and have a look at the boats building.
  • Susnet time, relax on the deck and heading to West toward Satonda.

Day 5

  • Satonda: walk to the edge of the caldera to see the mysterious lake located in the crater of this volcanic island.
  • Sailing to Moyo island where you will walk to its waterfall.
  • Back to the sea and snorkelling on the reef. Heading to Lombok.

Day 6

  • North Lombok: private bus for a trip into the northern side. Traditional village of Senaru and overview of the culture of the indigenous Sasak people. Majestic waterfall and rice fields ocean view.
  • At sunset, the crew will prepare a beach barbecue as a final celebration of your voyage.

Day 7

  • Depending on the weather conditions,visit the island of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan or Amuk Bay in Bali for a last swim and snorkeling. Cruising to Serangan harbor in South East Bali and transfer to hotel or airport.
Day 1

  • From Sorong airport, transfer to harbour and check in the ship. Sailing to the Misool archipelago with stop on the way for a refreshing swim.

Day 2

  • Sunrise over the picturesque islands of Misool archipelago.
  • Paddling and kayaking…Night in Misool’s Tomolol Bay.

Day 3

  • Swimming and snorkeling through Tomolol’s dome-topped cave. On board, you will sail through the incredible limestone
  • Overnight, the boat will cruise North to the island of Batanta.

Day 4

  • Trekking into Batanta island. Anchorage in Arefi Village and visit of the mangrove escorted by local guides. Swimming in waterfalls.
  • Heading to North of Waigeo island.

Day 5

  • Mayalibit Bay and Lopintol Village where we will get a spelunking expedition.
  • Swim and snorkeling before heading to Tapokren Village. Meeting with a local NGO leader to discuss illegal logging and community development.

Day 6

  • Trekking just before the sunrise through the forest to observe the Red Paradise birds.
  • Snorkeling in Dampier strait
  • Mooring off Pulau Arborek to visit the Arborek Village.

Day 7

  • Waigeo West coast: Wofoh, tree little gems bonded by coral reef streches: kayak and relaxing on the beach.
  • Heading to North in Aljui Bay that host the Cendanda Pearl Farm and the sea pearls producers.
  • In the evening, we will make our way across the equator to the Northern hemisphere and reach the Wayag archipelago.

Day 8

  • Wayag islands : coves and lagoons, narrow channels and inlets, caves, jagged rocks and sandy beaches.
  • Quiet night here at anchor.

Day 9

  • 2nd day on Wayag islands: navigation through the maze of shaped mushroom islands, swimming and snorkelling.
  • Return to the Southern hemisphere on our way back to West Papua mainland.
  • Farewell dinner with our captain and crew.

Day 10

  • Quick stop for a last swim.
  • Sorong Harbour, transfer to airport.

Calendar

Schedule 2018

Date/Time Cruises Activity Status
10 Aug 18 - 17 Aug 18

Date: 10 Aug 18 - 17 Aug 18 Komodo National Park to Bali – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Labuan Bajo - Bali Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: FULL

Snorkeling - Land & Sea FULL
19 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18

Date: 19 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18 Bali to Komodo National Park – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Bali - Labuan Bajo Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: FULL

Snorkeling - Land & Sea FULL
01 Sep 18 - 12 Sep 18

Date: 01 Sep 18 - 12 Sep 18 Flores to Ambon (Banda Sea) – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Labuan Bajo - Ambon Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
16 Sep 18 - 27 Sep 18

Date: 16 Sep 18 - 27 Sep 18 Ambon to Ternate – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Ambon - Ternate Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
01 Oct 18 - 12 Oct 18

Date: 01 Oct 18 - 12 Oct 18 Ternate - Ambon – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Ternate - Ambon Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
16 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18

Date: 16 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18 Ambon to Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Ambon - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
31 Oct 18 - 09 Nov 18

Date: 31 Oct 18 - 09 Nov 18 Raja Ampat to Triton Bay – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Sorong - Kaimana Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
12 Nov 18 - 21 Nov 18

Date: 12 Nov 18 - 21 Nov 18 Triton Bay to Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Kaimana - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
24 Nov 18 - 03 Dec 18

Date: 24 Nov 18 - 03 Dec 18 Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Sorong - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
06 Dec 18 - 15 Dec 18

Date: 06 Dec 18 - 15 Dec 18 Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Sorong - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
18 Dec 18 - 27 Dec 18

Date: 18 Dec 18 - 27 Dec 18 Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Sorong - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
30 Dec 18 - 08 Jan 19

Date: 30 Dec 18 - 08 Jan 19 Raja Ampat – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Sorong - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available

Schedule 2019

Date/Time Cruises Activity Status
14 Jan 19 - 25 Jan 19

Date: 14 Jan 19 - 25 Jan 19 Raja Ampat to Ternate – Land & Sea and Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH
Route: Ternate - Sorong Activity: Snorkeling - Land & Sea Status: Available

Snorkeling - Land & Sea Available
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Characteristic

Hull material Wood Type Motor/Sail
Decks 3 Engine Mercedes 12
Fresh water maker 2,5 tons per day Fuel 14 tons
Length over all 42 m Auxiliary Power 2 generators
Beam 10.5 m Voltage 220 volts
Draught 3.5 m Max. passengers 24
Cruising speed 7-10 knots Crew 14
Fresh water storage 25 tons Max. total passengers 38

Safety:

  • Two lifeboats, capacity of 25 people each
  • Lifebelt with lights
  • 40 lifejackets with lights
  • Fire alarm system
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire pump
  • Emergency mobile fire pump
  • Extensive first aid kits
  • Defibrillator (AED)
  • Medical oxygen supply

Navigation:

  • Furuno GPS
  • Koden radar
  • Second GPS with Hainan chart plotter
  • Koden echo sounder
  • Max Sea computer-based navigation system
  • VHF and SBB radios
  • Satellite phones
  • EPIRB emergency beacon
  • Paper charts and manual utilities

Pricelist

Destinations Period Cruise USD Prices 2017 per passenger per trip
Komodo Park 7days / 6 nights Land & Sea 2590 $
Raja Ampat 10 days/ 9 nights Land & Sea 4950 $
Thematic expeditions UPON REQUEST

Price Details

Included

  • Full Board (vegetarian and special menus on request)
  • Snacks, tea, soft drinks, juices, coffee and mineral water
  • Park and site entrance fees & port authorisations
  • Towels and beach towels provided and regularly changed
  • Safetybox in each cabin
  • Complimentary snorkeling equipment, two sea canoes, SUP paddle boards
  • European and Multilingual tour guide
  • Transfer to and from the ship in all harbors with the exception of Benoa-Bali
  • Transfer to and from the ship in Bali will be in our meeting point: Cafe Batu Jimbar, Sanur

Not Included

  • Flights fares
  • Boissons alcoolisées

We are happy to organize your domestic flights and transfers.

Contact us for more info and receive a personalized quote.

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Ombak Putih map: Cruise from Bali to Raja Ampat, passing by Komodo and The Moluccas