Sama Sama Boat Trips

Sama Sama Boat Trips offers an exceptional sailing across the exotic and mysterious Maluku Islands, including Morotai, Halmahera, and Buli Islands, in the wider Indonesian archipelago also known as the Spice Islands. Purpose-built in 2015, Jiwa Alam is a 17 meter vessel is designed for surfers on the hunt for remote, exclusive and uncrowded waves.

Sama Sama boasts a Mitsubishi 6D16T engine, silent generator, and comprehensive navigation and safety equipment to ensure a smooth journey across the Maluku Islands from December through to February. With accommodation for up to 8 guests in air-conditioned cabins and full-board amenities, this surf charter strikes the perfect balance between adventure and comfort. 

North Maluku
All Levels
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Sama Sama, built in 2015, ensures your surf trip is not only adventurous but also functional. Powered by a Mitsubishi 6D16T engine alongside a silent 7kw generator, this 17 meter vessel is designed to accommodate up to 8 surfers across its well-appointed air-conditioned cabins.

The accommodation onboard includes a master cabin with one king-size bed and an additional single folding bed, a middle cabin with two queen-size beds, a front cabin featuring one queen-size bed plus one single bed, and a back cabin which offers two single beds. All cabins are air-conditioned to ensure your comfort in the tropical climate, and the boat is equipped with three bathrooms to cater to the needs of all guests.

With guest safety a top priority, Sama Sama is equipped with SSB and VHF radios, GPS, sonar, radar, flares, a raft, life jackets, life buoys, fire extinguishers, and a first aid kit. 


Onboard Sama Sama Boat Trips, dining is an integral part of the surf experience, with an experienced chef preparing three meals daily to fuel your Maluku Island adventures. As part of the full-board offering, guests are treated to an array of dishes crafted from the freshest ingredients available, catering to a wide range of tastes and dietary preferences and blending Asian and Western recipes.

In addition to the delicious meals, unlimited drinking water, coffee, and tea are available to keep you hydrated and energised in between surfs. 

Surf Sama Sama Boat Trips

Explore the Spice Islands, a surf region in Pacific Indonesia, recognised for attracting surfers seeking untouched waves. The North Maluku Islands, with Morotai near Halmahera in Eastern Indonesia as a highlight, serve as a destination for surfers from December to February. Due to its equatorial location, this region offers an escape from the crowds, where light and variable winds combine with constant trade swells and result in consistent surf conditions. Catering to surfers of various skill levels, from advanced beginners to the advanced, the Spice Islands provide a range of surf experiences. Surfers can enjoy point breaks ideal for longboarding and challenging reef passes that offer barrels for more skilled surfers.

Notable for right and left-hand reef breaks, with waves such as Serenade, Durian, and Dugong, this region promises surf opportunities across flawless reef passes. Sama Sama Boat Trips grants access to these secluded waves, promoting a surf holiday in the Spice Islands that emphasizes discovery and adventure. 


Surf Guides

World Surfaris’ esteemed European Surf Travel Specialist, Antony ‘Yep’ Colas, brings unparalleled expertise and experience to your surf trip. Since 2004, Antony has been at the forefront of surf exploration in Morotai and the North Maluku Islands, distinguishing himself as a pioneer in the field. His extensive journey through these waters has led to the discovery of numerous surf breaks, making him a vital asset to surfers looking to uncover the hidden gems of this region. Having guided dozens of exploratory surf charters, Antony possesses a deep understanding of the area, spending more time navigating its secrets than most  

Non-Surf Activities

In between surfs, Sama Sama Boat Trips offers a variety of leisure activities to enrich your holiday. The charter is equipped for snorkeling, allowing you to explore the vibrant underwater world of the Maluku and Morotai regions. For those who enjoy fishing, the surrounding waters offer ample opportunities to reel in the catch of the day. Island hopping is another popular activity, providing a chance to discover the secluded beaches and hidden gems scattered across these pristine islands. 


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