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.


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.

Characteristics & Specifications

Hull materialWoodTypeMotor/Sail
Decks3EngineMercedes 12
Fresh water maker2,5 tons per dayFuel14 tons
Length over all42 mAuxiliary Power2 generators
Beam10.5 mVoltage220 volts
Draught3.5 mMax. passengers24
Cruising speed7-10 knotsCrew14
Fresh water storage25 tonsMax. total passengers38


  • 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


  • 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


Itineraries, Calendar, & Pricing

Bali – Komodo National Park SNORKELING liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From2,990 USDpassenger/trip
7 days / 6 nights
19 August 2018 - 26 August 2018
Pick at Sorong airport, boarding on Euphoria after getting the Raja Ampat entrance ticket, lunch on board and late afternoon departure to Mansuar Island. Anchor near Sawandarek village. Check dive at Home Reef near Sawandarek. Then heading to Arborek island where we will dive with Manta Rays in Manta Sandy and enjoy the beautiful coral gardens of Drom Reef and ...

Komodo – Banda Sea – Ambon (Ring of Fire) SNORKELING liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From5,950 USDpassenger/trip
12 days / 11 nights
1 September 2018 - 12 September 2018
Seabirds, Cetacean and Spices : From the Komodo dragons of Rinca and the marine life of the Wakatobi National Park, to the seabird colonies of the Banda Sea and the nutmeg forests of the Banda Islands, this exceptional 12-days cruise with Gert de Jong will introduce you to abundant wildlife above and below the water, masses of seabirds, remote island ...

Ambon – Ternate SNORKELING liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From6,990 USDpassenger/trip
12 Days / 11 Nights
16 September 2018 - 27 September 2018
The Scent of the Spice Islands I Safari covers Banda Islands, Obi, Bacan, Halmahera and Ternate. Upon arrival at the Ambon airport cars will be waiting to take you to the Ombak Putih at her mooring in the harbour. We will take an (optional) short tour of the surrounding area. We will then head to the north of the island ...

Ternate – Ambon SNORKELING liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From6,990 USDpassenger/trip
12 days / 11 nights
1 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
The Scent of the Spice Islands I The Moluccas are the original Spice Islands; a magical destination, beautiful, remote and unspoiled, with a long, fascinating and turbulent history. For millennia, these fertile volcanic isles were the world’s only source of the ‘holy trinity’ of rare spices; cloves, nutmeg and mace, which were once worth their weight in gold. Great opportunity ...

Ambon – Banda Sea – Raja Ampat SNORKELING liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From6,990 USDpassenger/trip
12 Days / 11 Nights
16 October 2018 - 27 October 2018
Wallace Trails & Sails I with Dr. Tony Whitten This area of Indonesia, referred to as The Coral Triangle, is home to arguably the most diverse marine life in the world. We will explore on land and underwater exactly what captivated Wallace about this part of the world and what continues to attract scientists and nature lovers from across the ...

Raja Ampat – Triton Bay Snorkeling liveaboard with OMBAK PUTIH

From5,750 USDpassenger/trip
10 days / 9 nights
31 October 2018 - 9 November 2018
Papua’s Whale Sharks & Birds of Paradise I Raja Ampat Islands are situated on West coast of Indonesian’s province West Papua. Although the islands are among the best snorkeling spots of Indonesia, they are still wild, not flooded with a wave of tourists. Just a few villages are located on the largest islands. Safari covers Kaimana, Triton Bay, Raja Ampat, ...
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