Ideal group size ?


We are licensed to carry 8 passengers. The Jiwa Alam is designed for small groups of family and / or friends. There are 3 air-con three double bed and five single beds, so we can sleep up to 8 passengers.


What should I bring ?

No a lot! Dress on board is very casual, and passengers are advised to dress modestly during village visits. For nature walks, bring several sets of long sleeve, lightweight shirts and long trousers. The tropical sun is intense so be sure to bring a hat, a pair of sunglasses, good sun block-out and tropical strength mosquito repellent. A comfortable pair of shoes for trekking is a must. We also recommend that you bring at least one pair of sport shoes that you won’t mind getting wet for dinghy landings and exploring local reefs, or specially designed reef shoes or booties. Of course bring your swimmers or board shorts.Stand up paddle,Kayak,snorkeling and fishing equipment are provided,  if you are an enthusiast, please feel free to bring you own. Other items you might want to consider include: iPod, still & video camera, books you want to read, a bottle of your favorite duty free spirits. Local beer,wine, and other alcoholic beverages are available by pre order. A small first aid kit is also recommended, along with sufficient supplies of any prescribed medicines you take.We supply fresh linen, towels and soap.

Do I need a visa ?

Most nationals are granted  30-days  tourist visa issued and payable upon arrival in Indonesia. Passports must be valid for 6 months after the date of entry. Please contact your nearest Indonesian consulate to confirm visa requirements or visit this site.


Can I go scuba diving ?

Yes. Being home to some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs, there are numerous professional diving schools at various locations we visit, including Lombok and Flores. All equipment and qualified instruction is provided. We can organize all the details.


Can I recharge my video batteries ?

Yes. There is 220-240 Volt, 50Hz AC as well as 10-24 Volt DC power sources. We have various adaptors onboard.

Can I plan my own itinerary ?

Definitely. Many of our customers, particularly the surfers, know exactly where they want to go so we just take them there. They work in with our Captain, to find the best waves in any given swell, wind and tide conditions. Some customers often have a special purpose for their trip, such as researching particular flora and fauna in the region, or to see specific places of natural interest, such as the prehistoric Komodo Dragons or Raja Ampat. We can cater to all requirements.


What’s the minimum cruise duration ?

We do not have set durations, it’s up to you. Most cruises are between 6 – 15 day.

Our longest trip was 2 months through the SE, up to North Sulawesi, then North Central and South Maluku, then the whole chain of Lesser Sunda Islands down to Bali. The trip of a life time, absolutely unforgettable.

Two weeks, give you enough time to see many of the fascinating places in the region, and really experience life at sea in the tropics. We also do shorter trips from 1 – 3 nights to fabulous Lembongan island, special occasions such as honeymoons, birthdays, New Year celebrations and so on. Contact us to discuss your requirements.


What information do I have to provide when booking?

In our initial inquiry form on our website, you’ll only have to provide a name and an email.

After you make your inquiry, we will send you a detailed booking form via email, where ask the following information for each passenger:

  • Full name as shown in passport
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Passport expiry date (needs to have 6 month validity entering Indonesia)
  • Pickup details (address and phone number of your hotel in Bali)
  • Travel insurance details (company & policy number). Travel insurance is mandatory.




Feel free to contact us for more info! (in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Bahasa Indonesia)

tel +62 8133 954 0219
tel +1 310 699 8093