Swimming with Giants onboard Alila Purnama

Ever dreamed of an encounter with the legendary whale shark? A trip to Cenderawasih Bay is practically a guarantee - these gentle giants are the main draw of the region, gathering in groups among the locals’ fishing platforms to feed on the small fry that escapes the nets.

  • 1 May - 2 June 2017

Alila Purnama will be cruising this region in May and June 2017, with availability for private charter in this magical, remote area of Indonesia. Join the local fishermen who believe these whale sharks are under the protection of the spirits - it's a truly amazing sight.