- duration 11 days
- tour type Group
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 14+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Enjoy coastal exploration of the fabulous Raja Ampat islands and islets
- Visit local settlements, meet local people
- See pristine coral reefs, colorful fish, manta rays and sharks
- Experience unparalleled natural beauty of limestone cliffs, lagoons & white sandy beaches
Start off on arrival at Sorong airport, from where we will pick you up and transfer you to Waisai island, where your boat awaits. Check into your cabin and head for Friwibonda Island. Explore Kabui Bay on the second day as you immerse yourself in the beauty of its surreal karst formations.
Swim with manta rays on the fourth day at the famous at the Manta Sandy cleaning station and visit the beautiful Wajag Island a few days later. Discover Batanta and Dayang Islands, known for their rich birdlife, lush vegetation and the magical Batanta Waterfall, on the penultimate day on the itinerary. We will see you off in Sorong on the last day of the trip.
With numerous hikes to explore beautiful islands and islets and countless snorkeling sessions in an underwater paradise of coral reefs and tropical fish where turtles, manta rays and sharks reside, this cruise trip will allow you to discover the beauty of one of the few remaining remote, untouched places in the world.
Day 1: Sorong arrival, transfer to Waisai & Raja Ampat
Day 2: Sapokren – Kabui Bay
Day 3: Kabui Bay and Kri Island
Day 4: Manta Rays and Arborek Village
Day 5: Aljui Bay
Day 6: Kawe – Wajag Island
Day 7: Wajag Island
Day 8: Wajag – Eagle Rock – Penemu
Day 9: Penemu Island – Batanta
Day 10: Batanta and Dayang Islands
Day 11: Waisai – Sorong
- Meals: 10 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 10 dinners
- Pickup and drop-off transfers on the first and the last day of the tour. All other in-country transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- 10 nights accommodation on board our boat
- Full supervision by a qualified, English-speaking guide
- An experienced Indonesian boat crew
- Unlimited water, coffee and tea on board
- Snorkeling equipment
- Entrance fees to all destinations and highlights mentioned on the itinerary
- Right to access the national parks mentioned on the itinerary
- International and domestic flights
- Personal expenses
- Alcoholic drinks on board ( IDR 25 000/ 25Cl beer bottle)
- Tips to the staff snd locals
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.Travel Insurance
We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.Other Practical InformationStaff: You will be welcomed at the airport by a representative from our friendly team and remain under the supervision of our experienced guide for the duration of your holiday. Armed with an abundance of experience and a wealth of expert knowledge, our professional team know Indonesia inside out. All activities are lead by our qualified guides and you are in safe hands with our experienced local boat crew. You will be supervised with our local english speaking guides for the visits and all the snorkeling sessions. Food: Free, unlimited soft drinks and all meals from breakfast on Day 2 to lunch on Day 11 are included. Most meals are served on board; exceptions are detailed on the itinerary. On board Mega Buana, you will be spoiled by our cook who will serve you sumptuous meals. We are proud of the varied, fresh and frankly delicious food we provide from our hygenic on-board kitchen. You can expect buffet style breakfasts, picnic lunches and three course dinners during your stay aboard our boat. Evening meals may include freshly caught fish and you will get to sample many traditional local dishes. Please be aware that the tap water in Indonesia is not drinkable. Please let us know about any dietary requirements when you book the trip and we will work with you to cater for your needs. Accommodation On board: 6 double cabins 2 bathrooms/showers to share ( cold water) Simple comfort Supplied equipment We will supply you with: A snorkelling mask A snorkel A pair of flippers If you have your own (good-quality) snorkelling gear feel free to bring it with you. Vital equipment we recommend packing: For your head: A cap or sunhat A good pair of sunglasses (level 3 or 4, glacier) For your core: 1 or 2 sets of thermals: long-sleeved thermal tops Long sleeved and short sleeved t-shirts, appropriate for hiking in 1 fleece or equivalent A breathable wind proof, waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex...) A rain cape or protective waterproof bag for your daybag For your legs: 1 or 2 pairs of long shorts 1 pair of walking trousers For your feet and hands: Your hiking boots (low-cut, thick soles...) A pair of trainers (optional) A pair of sandals for wearing in the sea Thick walking socks To keep you hydrated: A good water bottle (min. 1.5 l) For snorkelling: A swimsuit A long-sleeved rash vest to protect you swim short/pants to protect you And do not forget: A good sun-cream (SPF 50+, water resistant, biodegradable...) Insect repellant ( for the land hike) Towel(s) A wash bag - your personal toiletries... biodegradable soap, shampoo and toothpaste, a toothbrush. Helpful equipment you may also want to bring: A camera and spare batteries/portable charger A power plug travel adapter A head torch and spare batteries A fast drying micro-fibre beach towel A sarong Blister plasters A small personal first aid kit Zip lock bags to protect your important documents and electronics A laundry bag/bin bag for your dirty clothes Tissues Earplugs Luggage: Please bring a small rucksack to use as a day bag. You can bring this as hand luggage on the aeroplane. You will carry your lunch, water, spare layers and any personal medication with you each day in this bag. You will also need a larger bag to store your other clothes and belongings in, please ensure that this is a soft bag like a ruckack or holdall rather than a hard cased suitcase because it is more practical. We recommend packing all of your clothes in plastic bags so that they stay dry in the event of wet weather. Medicine: Your guide is a trained first-aider and will carry a full first aid kit at all times during the trip. We recommend that you bring a small personal first aid kit containing any medication you may need such as inhalers, plasters, antiseptic and painkillers. Electricity: Indonesia uses European-style plugs with two round pins. Voltage is normally 220 V 50 Hz except in a few places where it is 110 V. Local time: Indonesia is spread across three time zones. The Raja Ampat Islands use Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)/ Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +9. Indonesia does not use Daylight Saving Time (DST). Passport: To go to Indonesia travelers need a passport which is valid for at least six months after the date of entry. It is your responsibility to confirm your specific passport requirements and proof of onward travel is required. Visa: Travelers staying in Indonesia for less than 30 days do not need to obtain a visa. It is your responsibility to confirm your specific visa requirements. Mandatory vaccines: No mandatory vaccinations are required to visit Indonesia. Recommended vaccinations are: polio, tetanus, diptheria, typhoid and hepatitis A.