Bespoke Indonesian sailing expeditions focused on intimate and one-of-a-kind experiences at sea
- Exceptional scuba diving with flourishing reefs, sharks and manta rays
- Activities include massage, trekking, birdwatching, kayaking, and paddleboarding
- Bespoke voyages for up to 15 guests, exploring Raja Ampat, Komodo and the Banda Sea
- Enjoy sparkling new facilities, having been completely refurbished in 2020
Embark on the charter adventure of your dreams onboard Aliikai. This recently renovated phinisi offers adventurous groups of up to 15 guests the chance to explore Indonesia’s remote islands, all the while relaxing amid luxurious surroundings and opulent accommodation. Itineraries include visits to deserted islands, tours of authentic villages, and treks to see incredible attractions like thundering waterfalls and the infamous Komodo dragons. Plus, world-class diving on some of Indonesia’s most sought after reefs. You can also expect fantastic service, with a nearly 1:1 crew to guest ratio, delicious dining and drinking, and soothing wellness services, including massage and bodywork.
Your travel concierge will help to personalise any of the itineraries below.
Aliikai was completely renovated in 2020, and is now one of the region's most luxurious charter yachts, focused on delivering unique adventures in high style. This vessel is well suited to families and groups of friends travelling together, designed with an emphasis on space, privacy, and comfort. Among this vessel’s fantastic facilities are perfectly appointed cabins, spacious enough to accommodate parents with children, an intimate and cosy lounge and dining room, a spacious sky deck, and a vast alfresco area where delicious fine dining and top-shelf drinks are served.
This spacious and comfortable solid wood sailing vessel cruises the biodiverse waters of Raja Ampat, Komodo, Alor, and the Banda Sea, with suggested itineraries based on regional weather and wildlife migrations. Each trip highlights the most iconic attractions in the area of your choosing, including visits to remote villages steeped in culture, jungle and waterfall trekking, wildlife watching, and superb scuba diving. Plus, the freedom to add additional watersports and land-based excursions to the mix for the trip of a lifetime! All of Aliikai’s activities are led by a highly trained crew of certified dive instructors, naturalist guides, and local experts - some with decades of experience in the region.
At the bow of this stunning 40-metre sailing yacht, you'll find a generous open-air dining room with sun beds and comfortable cushioned seating, ideal for al fresco meals with a panoramic view. Each day’s menus are selected by your group, and blend a tempting variety of local and Western dishes. Complimentary coffee, tea, snacks, and fresh, exotic fruit are available to help guests stay energised throughout their voyage, and a fully stocked bar is available. At the stern, you’ll find a second sun deck with loungers, comfortable couches, and a roll-down movie projector. Head indoors to beat the midday heat in Aliikai’s air-conditioned lounge, with contemporary furnishings, a second dining area, and a modern entertainment centre.
Diving and activities
Guests of every kind will find their favourite type of adventure aboard Aliikai, with kayaks, paddleboards, and fantastic facilities for scuba divers. You’ll enjoy easy access to the sea from a spacious aft platform and comfortable custom tenders, and rental equipment of all kinds can be arranged. Plus, guests are free to choose how much hands-on guiding they want in the water, with everything from a hands-off approach to private guiding and naturalist crew members available. Each of this vessel's custom itineraries includes exploration both above and below the waves, combining visits to legendary diving and snorkelling sites with other active pursuits like trekking, beachcombing, and visiting authentic local villages.