Alila Purnama, translated as “Full Moon”, is a luxurious liveaboard Phinisi ship offering expeditions to some of the most spectacular regions of the Indonesian archipelago. Handcrafted in the traditional style of a Phinisi, as used by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi in Indonesia, the 46-metre-long Alila Purnama consists of three decks, and provides elegant, ultra-modern accommodation for up to ten guests in four double deluxe suites and one master suite with a private deck and large wraparound windows offering 180-degree views of the ever-changing landscape. In keeping with Alila’s emphasis on style and sustainability, the furniture throughout the ship is custom-made from teak, rattan and other locally sourced materials from Indonesia.



Raja Ampat:


RAJA AMPAT: Domine Eduard Osok Airport – SOQ (Sorong, West Papua)

CENDRAWASIH BAY: Nabire Airport – NBX (Nabire, West Papua)

KOMODO: Komodo Airport – LBJ (Labuan Bajo, Flores)

ALOR - AMBON: Start at Alor Island Airport – ARD (Alor, Alor Island) | Finish at Pattimura Airport – AMQ (Ambon, Maluku)

None - there is no surfing in these regions.


05 Suites (10 pax max.)



  • Exclusive and luxury live aboard arrangements for two persons per suite.

  • All land transfers and scheduled excursions for two persons.

  • Meals, refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages for two persons.

  • Unlimited dives, activities such as snorkeling, shore excursions and island hopping for two persons.

  • All equipment and admissions fees to the National Parks and permits for tw o persons.

  • Guests will be thoroughly looked after by a crew of 16, including the cruise director and dive instructor, both of whom are PADI-certified, resident chef and spa therapist.


Not Included:

  • Domestic Flights.

  • Alcoholic Drinks.

  • Spa Therapies.

  • Dive Certifications

  • Unscheduled excursions outside of the sailing itinerary.

  • Medical Insurance.

  • Additional charges will apply for any special food requests that incur charges relating to the source location or transport of such items into Indonesia for example: Kosher or Halal meat or specialty products.


Alila Purnama has its own fully licensed PADI dive centre catering to qualified divers. Development courses offered onboard range from Advanced Open Water Diver to over 16 specialties, including Enriched Air Nitrox, Deep, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Drift and Underwater Naturalist. There is plenty of equipment for all guests onboard as well as a dedicated freshwater rinse tank for camera equipment. For those with a taste for adventure, yoga, kayaking, snorkeling, visiting local islands and pearl farms, a picnic lunch or BBQ dinner on the beach are among the many other pursuits on offer.


Guests are able to dine at leisure in the air- conditioned dining room or on the outdoor deck.

Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat means “four kings”, referring to the islands of Salawati, Batanta, Waigeo and Misool. These are in turn surrounded by a myriad of amazing, untouched smaller isles with picture- postcard beaches and sheer, ragged limestone cliffs.This region on the north-western tip of New Guinea comprises about 610 islands spread over 50,000 sq km of spectacular scenery. It is here that the remote islands of Misool are located - a scenic range of majestic limestone mountains with precipitous cliffs and craggy spires.

  • Depth - 5 - > 4 0m

  • Visibility - 10 – 30 m

  • Currents - Can be strong

  • Surface Conditions - Calm

  • Water Temperature - 27 - 30° C

  • Experience Level - Intermediate - advanced

  • Number of dive sites - Unknown but >200

Maumere - Ambon
Journey through the Nusa Tenggara Islands from Maumere to Ambon/ Ambon to Maumere. This incredible 11-day/10-night voyage sails across the Flores Sea to Banda Sea, famous for its significance during the height of the spice trade as being the world’s only supplier of mace and nutmeg. Guests can unwind on the upper decks, enjoying spectacular views of the vast volcanic region cloaked in tropical rainforest; or venture underwater, diving amongst breathtaking scenery and incredibly diverse marine life due to the volcanic chain that lies both above and below the water’s surface.

Ambon - Raja Ampat
This expedition travels through some of the most pristine conditions of the cooler waters south, teeming with schools of hammerhead sharks, giant trevally, whales and an abundance of schooling fish varieties. The trip will take you to some breathtaking locations, including Nusa Laut, Koon, Misool and the Dampier Strait.

Cenderawasih Bay
Swimming with whale sharks in Cenderawasih Bay,West Papua’s largest bay covering 14,000 sq km, is an unforgettable experience in Alila Purnama’s newest destination. Besides whale sharks, encounter dugongs, dolphins, turtles, pygmy seahorse variations, all species of nudibranchs as well as historic sunken ships and planes from the famous WWII Battle of Biak.

  • Depth - 5 - > 4 0m

  • Visibility - 10 – 30 m

  • Currents - Can be strong

  • Surface Conditions - Calm

  • Water Temperature - 27 - 30° C

  • Experience Level - Beginner - advanced

  • Number of dive sites - >200

Komodo Island
Komodo National Park is located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores. The World Heritage site is blessed with secluded beaches, amazing coral reefs and crystal clear water. Considered one of the best dive sites in the world, Komodo has over 260 coral species and more than 1,000 species of fish, marine reptiles, dolphins, manta rays, turtles, whales and dugongs. Diving and snorkeling in this area is a truly extraordinary experience.

  • Diving Season & Information - June till October

  • Depth of diving - 5->40m

  • Visibility - 5 – 30 m

  • Currents - Can be strong - up to 8 knots Mild to rough in some places 2 0 - 29° C

  • Surface Conditions Water Temperature Experience Level Number of dive sites - Beginner to advanced >35


  • Trips run between 5 and 7 nights depending on season and destination.

  • All reservations are subject to the sailing calendar and cabin availability onboard Alila Purnama at the time of reservation, subject to demand (departure will only be confirmed when minimum 3 cabins occupied).

  • Ship is available for Private Charter as well.


  • Length - 46 metres

  • Beam - 10 metres

  • Height - 4 metres

  • Engine - 650 hp MAN single engine

  • Speed - 10 knots