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Kurabesi Explorer is member of the Kurabesi Nusantara family - a social enterprise establishing best-practice in sustainable tourism.

This innovative venture was own and founded by Indonesian young couple. A child-born-Papua environmentalist, Bustar Maitar and his wife Rani, who once a journalist, that are deeply committed to do good for communities, culture and conservation.

Kurabesi Explorer is dedicated to support the unique area & people of eastern Indonesia.


Traveling with Kurabesi is about connecting, sharing and conserving precious resources and communities.

We operate in one of the most biodiverse and culturally unique locations in the world.

We welcome you to join us for an unparalleled adventure in Eastern Indonesia.

Our specially-catered trips are designed to ensure that your travel has a positive impact, giving back to people, culture and the environment.



Our 28 meter phinisi wooden vessel has been at sea since 2015. She is hand-crafted by some of the world’s most renowned South Sulawesi traditional boat builders.

She is a two mast sailing schooner made from iron and teak wood crowned by majestic sails. Kurabesi was made to explore.


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