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3D2N Private Deluxe Boat Charter (16 persons) - Sail in Style

By Rafida

This option is for a private boat. You will have the entire boat to yourself so the itinerary may be flexible. Your captain will further advise on any plan changes due to weather conditions.


3 days 2 nights
Max: 16 guests
4 cabins
3 crew members
Fuel included
Price: USD$2,699 IDR37.860.681,33 per group (max group size of 16)
Head out into the waters of Komodo and discover the magic of Padar Island and its views, the enchanted dragons on Komodo or Rinca Island and snorkel with mant rays. As this is a private charter trip the itinerary can be designed to suit your needs.
  • Return airport / hotel transfer
  • All meals, snack and complimentary drink
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Island / beach excursions
  • Local Guide
  • Towel
  • Travel insurance
  • Komodo National Park fees & ranger fee for Foreigner: IDR 460,000/pax /day (weekday), IDR 535,000/pax/day (weekend), local: IDR 265,000/pax/day (weekday), IDR 267,500/pax/day (weekend) paid in Komodo National Park)
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide


The Rafida is owned by a group of friends who fell in love with the Komodo Islands, and decided to pool their savings to buy a boat! Rafida has some of the most responsible and safety-conscious boat crew in Komodo and importantly, they also love to have fun with their guests! The boat is beautifully decked out and reflects the passion of its owners - with modern spacious cabins, and comfortable dining and lounge areas for guests to relax in. They also provide skills-upgrading training to local communities around Komodo National Park to bring about a higher level of hospitality for Komodo as a whole.
2 years experience
Fluent English


Trips available daily
Dec 12
Dec 13
Dec 14
Dec 15
Dec 16
Dec 17
If you require an earlier date, please request to book.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Labuan Bajo - Kelor island - Menjerite - Rinca Island - Kalong Island
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Today you'll trek around the beautiful Rinca Island and get the chance to spot the endangered Komodo Dragons!

  • 09:00 am sail from Laban Bajo Harbour
  • Sail to Kelor Island
  • Trekking
  • Lunch at Menjerite
  • Trek at Rinca Island with the dragons
  • Visit Kalong Island to see the bats
  • Dinner
Day 2: Padar island - Pink Beach - Manta Point
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Today you'll trek at Padar Island and see the iconic view, and see the coral hued Pink Beach

  • Sail to Padar Island while you were asleep
  • Catch the sunrise at the top of Padar Island
  • Morning call and breakfast
  • Lunch at Pink Beach
  • Visit Taka Makassar
  • Snorkel at Manta Point
  • Dinner
Day 3: Siaba Island - Kanawa Island - Labuan Bajo
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Island Hop on your last day and visit the crystal clear waters of Kanawa Island

  • Breakfast
  • Sail to Siaba Island to snorkel
  • Lunch
  • Visit Kanawa Island for snorkelling
  • Return to Labuan Bajo around 3pm

Your boat

Air Conditioning
Cold Shower
Shared Bathroom
Life Jacket
Life Raft
Fire Extinguisher


The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Labuan Bajo
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Labuan Bajo
Other Notes

Although pick up time is flexible, we recommend starting the trip by 9am, so that you have enough time to see everything and return on the last day by 3pm.

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What others are saying

4.9 out of 11 helpful reviews
about 2 months ago on TripAdvisor
Best boat experience & Labuan Bajo tour ever! Honestly the best boat trip and crew ever!! My colleague and I stayed on Rafida Liveaboard for a good two days and got to experience and see so many great sights around Labuan Bajo. The crew was amazing and the food was even greater! (Made fresh for you every single day!!) The toilets and bedroom were so clean and cosy. There's honestly not much to complain about Rafida. They really look out for their guests and goes out of their way to ensure that the guests are having a great time!! It was nice to know the crew, including the local guide. They were all so friendly and welcoming!! Local guide, Jon was so informative and friendly!! If there are any questions about Labuan Bajo or the activities, he'll be sure to educate you with his extensive knowledge. Honestly, will go again with my family and friends! The experience was remarkable!! It sounds too good to be true - but it is!! Highly recommend to everyone to give Rafida a try! Thank you Rafida Liveaboard!
Kevin W, Globaltreker70
2 months ago on TripAdvisor
Truly excellent boating holiday We had a 2 night boat trip which we thoroughly enjoyed. It was suitable for our whole family of 7 including Grandparents and an 8 year old child, the crew were all very friendly and helpful with any requests. Food was great and plenty of it. Beer can be bought but you need to request what you want before the trip as they only had the Bintang lemonade Radler on board, or you can buy at the local shops and bring your own to be safe, which we did. The bedrooms were clean and comfortable, large enough but not enormous, so best not to bring huge suitcases as it is a boat not a cruise ship. There was some noise from the compressor motor used to run the A/C at night, especially on the lower deck bedroom, but not too bad, it didn't keep us awake. One big bonus is the great photos they offer with the trip, they use a drone to take some amazing shots of these beautiful islands. We managed to do a lot of snorkeling, all equipment was provided, the crew showed us the best spots, there is quite a bit of coral bleaching but still some great unspoilt areas with lots of fish, also on this trip is one of the few chances you can get to experience seeing Komodo dragons, which you can get quite close to. It's probably best described as something in between glamping and a cruise ship, the crew really made us feel like part of the family which made it a very enjoyable and memorable experience which we would recommend.
Nico_abiawan, Lembang, Indonesia
2 months ago on TripAdvisor
Best Vacation with Great Service The boat so instagramable it's comfortable, clean, and really nice. All crew and guide are helpful and serve us well. They also serves delicious meals along the trip. Cabin are spacious and full of AC. Trip arrangements really on point and scheduled. Will recommend you to use ravida on your trip to labuan bajo. It's important to have a great experience on board during the sailing trip, because you are in the middle of the ocean and i bet you will never regrets to use ravida
Melani M, Indonesia
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
A best trip with best moment in Labuan Bajo Thank for crew.... So humble and very helpful. Overall this boat is very nice. Tour leader very communicated with the guest. One best moment i ever had is i can swim with almost 30 Manta....and i call it that a lucky✌️. Thank to Rafida crew.. Thank for your services.... See u in next trip.
3 months ago on TripAdvisor
Simply AMAZING Honestly this trip was amazing, the staff will take care of you like you are part of their family, the food they made for us everyday was fresh and delicious, we had chicken, fish, vegetables, rice and much more. The staff was always kind, waited for us when we got to the land and helped us with whatever we needed. We also met Nico which is a photographer that was working with Rafida at the time of our trip and Nico is absolutely amazing, If you book a trip with Rafida in the future MAKE SURE you ask them if Nico can come. He helped us get amazing drone footage and he had a gopro hero 7 so we got insane shots underwater thanks to him! This trip was honestly an 11 out of 10, it was amazing. In review, amazing locations, incredible staff, delicious food and super nice rooms for the price you pay. Thank you Rafida for such a great trip!

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Flexible cancellation policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations at least 7 days before the adventure start date. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
Extra clothes
Flip Flop/ Trekking Sandals
Sun screen
How much are Komodo National Park fees?
Komodo National Park fees are complicated. They depend on: the islands visited (which is weather dependent), whether it's a weekday or a weekend, whether the guest is a foreigner or a local, and the number of people on the boat (as ranger fees are shared). This is why no two people will tell you the same number when asked about fees! The fees are also complicated by the fact that they're set by the national government and paid directly to Jakarta. So there is little visibility on changes from time to time. This is why we usually advise international guests to bring cash of between IDR 350K to IDR 460K per person per day for weekdays and between IDR 400K to IDR 520K per person per day for weekends. This is more than you need, but it avoids you ending up short of cash if the boat doesn't have too many people or the fees suddenly change!
Will I get the exact same boat in the pictures?
You'll get the same type and quality boat, but you may not get the exact same boat. There are 4 types of boat - Standard (i.e. basic), Speedboat, Deluxe and Luxury. Most of the boat operators in Komodo have a few boats that they rotate. Depending on the group size on the day, the boat operator may end up using a larger or smaller boat. The boat that they use will be of the same type and quality but may not be exactly the same boat. Also, there may be situations where the exact boat needs to be sent for servicing so the boat operator may use another boat in these cases as well.
Is the itinerary guaranteed?
The itinerary for Komodo National Park is very weather dependent, as the journey takes place out in open waters. Some days the currents are very strong, and it might not be safe to go to certain islands. We know this can be frustrating if you had your heart set on specific spots, but please be assured that the boat operators will do their very best to make sure you see the dragons and the highlights of the park - even if it's not identical to the itinerary here. A visit to Komodo is quite the adventure, so please do be prepared to embrace some level of uncertainty!

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