Surf Travel Company

Sumba and Komodo Surf Charter - Sumba, Timor. Indonesia


Royal Fortuna Cruises Surf Charter Overall rating: 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

The Sumba Surf Charter boat is a traditional Phinisi schooner built in 2012 by the famous Konjo tribe in Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is European managed and completely renovated. Our experienced crew will take the best care of you, organise the land activities or snorkelling, drop you off straight on the line up to surf, pick you up whenever you wish and will take care of your safety and wellbeing at all times. Our Chef will spoil you with the fresh dinners that can be also adjusted to vegetarian diet.


We offer Komodo Trips and Surf Charter trips to Sumba, Sawu, Rote, Timor and Mangkudu. Tropical warm weather in Komodo and Sumba makes the destinations always great for travel, with the temperatures ranging from 25-35C. Rainy season lasts from December to March, making the air more humid. However rain falls just a few hours in a day. The dry lasts from June to September. 


The boat consists of 2 double bed cabins, 2 bunk bed Cabins, 1 double bed and single bed cabin and can accommodate 11 people at a time. You can book a bed in a shared cabin for a trip or it can be booked as private charter depending on availability.


We offer a special discounts for students as well as for bookings for 3 or more guests on an open boat trip. Come and enjoy an unforgettable trip full of surfing empty line ups with perfect waves, swimming with manta rays, yoga, great fresh food and nature.


Facts about the boat:

  • Launched: 2012
  • Completely renovated in 2017
  • Length: 29m
  • Beam: 6m
  • Cabins: 2 double bed cabins, 2 bunk bed Cabins, 1 double bed and single bed cabin
  • Occupancy 11 people
  • Safety: 2x Liftraft for 20 people , 25x lifevests  



  • Power outlets: 220V
  • No AC.
  • Windows and oscillating fans in all cabins
  • European style Bathrooms: 2
  • Towel and bathroom amenities provided





Timor – Rote – Sawu – Sumba – 12 days – 11 nights


The Cruise will bring you to the remote areas of South East Nusa Tenggara or the Lesser Sunda Islands. Sumba, Savu, Rote are small islands but rich on great waves and almost always empty.

We start in Kupang and will pass Rote which is known for the famousT-Land peak with amazing wave for lefthander. Between Rote and Sumba we will sail through very remote area of Indonesia and pass numerous smaller islands which are only accessable by boat and guarantee empty breaks!  You will have opportunity to surf amazing waves with zero crowds. Our next destination south of Sumba mainland will be an island called Mangkudu with a magical lefthander and a not as good but fun still fun righthander. We will continue our journey along the majestic coastline of Sumba, stopping at the Millers Right spot and many other amazing unknown spots. Our last session of the trip will be Pero´s left and Pero´s Right before we will reach our destination Tambolaka.


Sumba – Sawu – Rote – Timor – 12 days – 11 nights


The Cruise will bring you to the remote areas of South East Nusa Tenggara or the Lesser Sunda Islands. Sumba, Savu, Rote are small islands but rich on great waves and almost always empty.

We start in Sumba and enjoy the first spots Racetracks and Five-O´s where we will surf as much as we want! Our next destination is an island called Mangkudu with a magical lefthander and also a nice right. After that we will head towards a very remote area of Indonesia. The islands of Savu and Raijua that are hardly ever visited by surfers and offer amazing waves with zero crowds. Next destination is Rote Island which is known for its T-Land spot which is an amazing wave. We will also hopp around the area where we find numerous smaller islands which are only accessable by boat and guarantee empty breaks! From Rote we will continue our route towards Kupang, Timor  will be the last spot on of our adventure.


Komodo – Sumba – 10 Days – 9 Nights


Sumba has a long and beautiful shoreline offers the surfers few known but also many more undiscovered surf spots that offer empty waves with no other surfers. We start our journey in Labuan Bajo through the Komodo National Park and see if we can find a Komodo Dragon on Rinca Island. Before we take our overnight trip to Sumba we will visit Padar Island to have a few Bintangs and enjoy the sunset. Our first surf spots after we reached Sumba are Perro Left and Perro Right. The following days we will sail along the beautiful, wild coastline with untouched beaches and jungle and surf different spots along the way. On this trip we will be surfing only a few known spots but mainly unknown and empty waves. Next stop will be island Mangkudu with its famous left. Our last surf spots will beRacetracks & Five-O ́s and a few others on Sumba mainland. Many of the spots on this trip are possible to reach only by boat so almost 100% guarantee of zero other surfers in the water next to us.



  • Few sets of clothes (don´t forget long-sleeved shirts and long trousers) pair of comfortable shoes for exploring some local areas during our stops
  • Board shorts and sun-protecting lycra (long-sleeved) or surfing shirt
  • Drinking bottle to refill from the gallons available on the boat.  Plastic is a huge problem in Indonesia and we are trying to avoid producing more plastic trash in the oceans
  • Reef shoes or booties
  • Ear plugs (if you are afraid of ear infections)
  • Sunblock cream/surf zink
  • Medicines according to your needs
  • Cameras, books, kindles, iPod, headphones, games…
  • Some leash and fins
  • Enough wax for tropical water
  • Yoga mat



Komodo National Park

Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands of Indonesia. The park is known in the world as the habitat of the Komodo dragon, the largest lizard on Earth.  The national park is also known for its wonderful marine biodiversity and the quantity of marine. The area offers more than 67 dive spots, its reef full of corals, more than 1000 fish species and 14 cetacean species, and you will find here 6 out of 7 turtle species on earth.

In our Trips we offer to sail through the park to discover the beauty of it in the best way. We will organize trekking adventures, snorkeling trips and Komodo dragon viewing trips for your experience of a lifetime!


Available Trip Options for private charter:

3 Days 2 Night

Day 1. Labuan Bajo – Rinca – Padar

Day 2. Padar – Pink Beach – Makassar Reef – Komodo
Day 3. Komodo – Sebayur Besar – Labuan Bajo


4 Days 3 Nights

Day 1. Labuan Bajo – Rinca – Kalong

Day 2. Kalong – Padar – Pink Beach – Komodo

Day 3. Komodo – Makassar Reef – Gili Lawa Darat Day

Day 4. Gili Lawa Darat – Sebayur Besar – Kanawa – Labuan Bajo


5 Days 4 Nights

Day 1. Labuan Bajo – Sebayur Besar

Day 2. Sebayur Besar – Siaba Besar – Gili Lawat Darat

Day 3. Gili Lawat Darat – Makassar Reef – Padar

Day 4. Padar – Pink Beach – Rinca – Kalong

Day 5. Kalong – Kelor – Labuan Bajo



Mainly our Trips start in Kupang or Sumba, depending on the route we are following on the particular cruise. This will be confirmed for each trip separately.

Getting Here

Arrival to Kupang El Tari Airport 

Denpasar, Bali: flights with Garuda, Lion Air, Nam Air

Duration about  65 minutes, several flights daily

Jakarta, Java: flights with Batik Air, Garuda, Citilink Indonesia

Duration 3 hours, several daily


Arrival to Sumba Tambokala Airport

Denpasar, Bali: flights with Garuda, Wings air

Duration about 1 hour, daily flights


SURF TRIP – we offer private charter and also open boat surf trips. 

*Price including coaching

Route Dates Nights Type Price

Sumba – Sawu – Rote – Timor

25. Sept.- 6. Oct.


Open boat

2189 €

Timor – Rote – Sawu – Sumba

12. Oct.- 23. Oct.


Open boat

2189 €


Included in the price:

  • Accommodation in double bed or bunk bed cabins
  • 3 healthy and delicious meals per day
  • Assorted juices, soft drinks, snacks and drinking water (please bring your own drinking bottle and refill on our water dispenser as we try to avoid plastic garbage as good we can)
  • Dinghy rides to the islands, snorkel spots and surf spots
  • Use of onboard equipment like snorkelling masks, fishing gear, games, etc.
  • Spot guiding
  • All permits and licenses


Excluded are:

  • Travel Insurance (it is mandatory that you have your own insurance)
  • Airfares to departure point of the trip or from arrival point
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for the crew
  • Komodo National Park entries and Ranger fees (USD 35/ per person / per day)



*Price excluding Komodo National Park tickets

Route Dates Nights Type Price

Komodo National Park*

10. June- 12. June


Open boat

on request

Komodo National Park*

25. June- 28. June


Open boat

696 €

Komodo National Park*

27. Aug.- 29. Aug.


Open boat

510 €




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