Cruising and sailing Indonesia’s vast archipelago allows us to experience native cultures and
traditions, sea-gypsies and nomadic sea-life. The famous Komodo dragon, a giant lizard that has
lived isolated from the outside world for thousands of years in the Komodo archipelago is one
of the highlights of this tour along with beautiful beaches, including the unique red beach,
exotic sceneries and eclectic destinations that only can be reached by using our traditional
Phinisi schooner, KM Bidadari.
The Indonesia archipelago stretches along the “rings of fire”, a series of volcanic islands that
includes Mt Tambora (a great eruption in 1885) in Sumbawa, Mt Rinjani in Lombok, “wishing
crater” Lake Satonda island and Mt Sangeang (a volcanic sea mountain) are the highlights of
We will start our tour at a restaurant in Sanur, a tourist area less-crowded than the infamous
Kuta area. Here you can enjoy some fine coffee and cake before we leave. After some
refreshments we will head to Amuk Bay where KM Bidadari anchors and awaits us.
On the way we will stop at Taman Nusa, located on the way to Amuk Bay, here we will see a
miniature of Indonesia in 15 hectares of land. This display showcases the diversity of the nation
Archipelago and includes a full scale traditional house from each of the 33 provinces in the
Tenganan Village near Padang Bay is the next destination and we will see how the early
Balinese people lived their life. The village residences have kept their own culture with
traditions unchanged for generations. We will have lunch on the beachside restaurant in
Padang Bay and a visit to Water Castle Palace before we meet KM Bidadari in Amed Bay.
Aboard KM Bidadari we will commence our voyage as we set sail to Moyo Island.