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Cruise The Archipelago On A Luxury Phinisi

Tanaka is a luxury phinisi offering travelers a truly unforgettable experiences throughout the outer islands of Indonesia. This private liveaboard caters for families, couples and groups who want a first-class option for diving, snorkeling and island hopping in complete luxury.
Indonesia is renowned for its world-class diving sites. Let us take you on a diving tour to see the incredible marine life of Indonesia. Live aboard Tanaka and enjoy luxury accommodation and whilst doing the best diving Indonesia has to offer.

"I’ve always wanted to sail around the world in a homemade boat, and I build a boat" ~Will Ferell

The Boat

Equipped with 5 stunning and spacious cabins reserved for just 14 to 16 guests, Tanaka Cruise is truly an ideal liveaboard luxury cruise for you to spend a memorable vacation in. There are several rooms that cater to you and your companion’s needs. Choose from a double room, a triple, or a Master Suite consisting of 4 beds and a private balcony. All Tanaka liveaboard cabins are fully equipped with beautiful en-suite bathrooms and storage spaces as well as bathing essentials. Once you get a good night’s rest in your cabin, make yourself comfortable in the stunning social spaces. Spend some time at the bright sun deck or relax and dine at the cozy indoor dining area. Enjoy Tanaka’s exclusive 5-star cuisines at the outdoor dining area as you savour the views of Indonesia’s breath-taking archipelago. Staffs are always ready to assist your every need. Experience Indonesia’s famed hospitality that will make your journey even more special.


Whichever destination you chose for your underwater adventure, experience the best diving experience of your life. Indonesia’s tropical climate and pleasantly warm ocean surfaces made it possible for you to enjoy diving and snorkelling all year-long. General temperature estimates are 25 to 29 degree Celsius. Meet an array of amazing sea creatures like you’ve never imagined. Swim with the manta rays or observe the mysterious sharks. Greet the vibrant frogfish and say hello to the seahorses. Experience some of the most colourful diving explorations of your life.

Island-hopping is also one of the things our guests loved. Get the most out of your experience exploring Indonesia’s beauty by combining trekking and cruising. Trekking is one of the best ways to experience the country’s rich and diverse nature. Explore the islands at your own pace; walk along the hills overlooking white sandy beaches and turquoise-colored coast. Fall in love with nature all over again. Come back to the boat to continue your cruising after an adventurous trekking to recover your energy. Sip on a fine wine and dine mouth-watering dishes our specialty chef made as you observe the vast oceans and the surrounding archipelago.


Indonesia is one of the richest places in the world to discover natural beauty and resources. From the extraordinary marine biodiversity in the Raja Ampat to the sheer charm of the expanse of the thousands of the country’s islands, experience a liveaboard beyond your expectations. Tanaka phinisi is here to bring you to the magical paradise; whether you’re coming with families, friends, a partner, or on your own, Tanaka offers 5-star diving and snorkelling experiences, as well as an opportunity to explore the gorgeous surrounding islands.

Every year from the month of November to February Tanaka explores Raja Ampat with focus on pristine diving areas including Airborek, Cape Kri, Gam, and Penemu. You may also request Tanaka to cruise to other beautiful destinations in Indonesia such as: Komodo Islands, Wakatobi, Flores, Maluku, Seram, Alor, and Banda Sea.

Charter up to 14 pax - start from USD 4.300 / night
Cabin - start from USD 430 / night / pers

Happy thoughts from our customers

Something magical happened while my cruise. It was one of the most beautiful things that I've ever experienced. Thank you so much for this trip ! - Cassie Damler

The crew was very attentive for the customers. Delicious food every day, and the dives are insane ! - George Kohen

What an adventure ! I was so impressed by the Komodo dragons ! First time I saw them, it was very incredible. Thank you Tanaka team for the quality of your service. - Margot Briez

Make your dream true !

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