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Sail in style with Plataran Cruises on incredible journeys of awe and adventure in Komodo National Park. Established in 2012, Plataran Cruises was inspired by its founder’s appreciation of Indonesian maritime heritage. Today, Plataran Cruises operate a fleet of phinisi ships, yachts, and speed boats out of its bases at Plataran Komodo in Labuan Bajo and Plataran Menjangan, West Bali National Park – each Plataran port with its own private jetty and logistics facilities. At the heart of Plataran Cruises is a desire to showcase the beauty of Indonesian waters.

You can choose from a range of itineraries, from day trips, 2 day cruises or if you are a family group charter the whole ship.

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Four superior cabins with en-suite bathrooms.

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Day Cruise to the Komodo Islands

A wonderful day exploring the Komodo Islands and the famous dragons.

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The Komodo Islands 3 day cruise

Admire the Komodo Dragon, stop on remote islands and enjoy the wonderful experience sailing in the warm breeze.

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Day cruise in Menjangan

Enjoy a day exploring afloat, with snorkelling and lunch included.

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Boat Description

The Ambasi – a phinisi (a vessel able to navigate by motor or sail) is a delightful way to explore the national parks in Komodo or West Bali. Full of character, with wooden decks and a large sun deck, she has 4 cabins, 3 with a double bed and 1 with bunk beds. Each cabin is air-conditioned with a private bathroom. There is an air-conditioned indoor dining room; however most meals are served al fresco on the sun deck.

The cruises are on a full board basis with all excursions included.

  • Type - Buginese Schooner (Phinisi) 
  • Refurbished - 2020
  • Length - 25m
  • Width - 6 m
  • Capacity - 8 Guests
  • Engine - Mitsubishi 6 D 22 turbo, 240 PK
  • Speed - 7-8 knots


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