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Overview

The Raja Ampat archipelago encompasses more than 9.8 million acres of land and sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s West Papua Province. The seas around Raja Ampat hold the richest variety of species in the world. In addition to incredible marine life, It offers you other cutting edge experiences such as mangroves, the bird of paradise and other exotic birds along with tropical plants and stunning sunset

Trip Highlights

Raja Ampat Leisure Expedition

Experience Indonesia’s most exotic destination

On an unforgettable journey to Indonesia’s exotic far east, discover a paradise that defies belief.

Snorkel the world’s greatest dive spots

See an explosion of life beneath the waves surrounding Raja Ampat’s islands -the greatest marine biodiversity on earth.

Witness exotic birds of paradise

While bird watching, witness the iconic mating rituals of birds of paradise that exist only on the islands of Raja Ampat

Itinerary

1

SORONG

From Bali, Manado, Jakarta or Ambon, you will arrive at Sorong where you will be met by the Sea Safari crew and be transferred by car and speedboat to the vessel.

Recommended flights (Not included and quoted separately– Tariffs and schedule subject to change without prior notice): Garuda Indonesia from Denpasar (Bali) to Sorong (SOQ) via Manado (MDC) in the next morning. Denpasar to Manado by GA624 departing 19:15 arriving 21:50, Manado to Sorong by GA472, departing at 07:00 and arriving at 09:30. Or Jakarta –Sorong via Ujung Pandang by GA640 departing 23:45 arriving 03:15, Ujung Pandang to Sorong by GA690 departing 05:30 arriving 08:45

Sea Safari Crew will meet you at the newly built Domine Eduard Osok Airport in Sorong, West Papua. Than transport you in comfort to their ship in Sorong Harbor.

Welcome drinks will be served followed by a full safety briefing, cabin allocation and ship orientation before set sail across the Dampier strait/. This stretch of water is a well-known highway for Cetaceans.

It’s well worth relaxing out on deck and keeping your eyes open for Bryde’s whales, sperm whales and pygmy sperm whales, short-finned pilot whales, orcas, false killer whales, pygmy killer whales, lots of different dolphins and even blue whales.

Overnight on board

2

PIANEMO ISLAND

We explore around the limestone isle of Pianemo, each snorkel revealing a brilliant spectrum hidden beneath the sea surface, from nudibranchs, frogfish soft corals and schooling snappers. In the afternoon, when it’s cooler, we will trek to the well-known viewpoint on Pianemo Island.

3

ARBOREK ISLAND

Arborek is a beautiful small island. Close to this area is Manta Sandy, we will spend as much time as possible snorkeling or diving with Manta Rays. This is a well known cleaning station and feeding ground, attracting these huge and graceful animals in large numbers. You are sure to have an unforgettable experience here. In the afternoon we will pay a visit to the island to explore the village and meet the very friendly locals.

Overnight on board

4

SWING KIRAI

Early the morning, we will go ashore to visit Swing Kirai Island where you can observe many types of exotic birds. After a short trek along a jungle path we will settle in at a small patch in the forest where hopefully we will find the Red Bird of Paradise performing his mating dance. These birds are endemic only to Wagieo Island and this region

Overnight on board

5

MIOSKON ISLAND

Mioskon Island and the surrounding areas have some excellent snorkeling and diving. It’s very common in the shallows to see the Wobbegong Shark on the reefs of this island. In the evening, we will watch thousand of bats spiral into sunset to color the sky.

Overnight on board.

6

KRI & MANSUAR

Kri is one of the top snorkeling areas in north Raja Ampat that you can’t miss. Noted by Dr. Gerry Allen and Larry Smith as having the most fish species on a single dive in the world. The coral and sloping reef is literally swarming with Jacks, Barracudas, Bat Fish, Black Tip Sharks, Turtles, Bumphead Parrotfish and thousands of smaller reef fish. A perfect end to a memorable trip.

Overnight on board

7

SORONG

After breakfast, it is a time to say Good Bye and get ready to leave the boat. Our crew will transferred you to Sorong airport to continue your journey home. We look forward to welcoming you on board again.

Have a safe journey.

Recommended flights (Not included and quoted separately– Tariffs and schedule subject to change without prior notice): Garuda Indonesia from Sorong (SOQ) to Jakarta or Denpasar (Bali) via Manado by GA471, departing at 14:15 and arriving at 14:35, Manado to Jakarta by GA601 departing 16:10 arriving 18:25. Jakarta to Denpasar by GA412 departing 20:10 arriving 23:05 at the same day.

Important Information

Our Services Include:

  • All land transfers
  • Exclusive luxury 6-night living arrangements
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, diner: meals, tea/coffee, bottled water and tea time snacks)
  • Activities: snorkeling, shore excursions and island hopping.
  • All equipment and admission fees to the National Parks and permits.
  • Cruise director
  • Raja Ampat National Park Fee
  • Government Tax
  • Cruise accident insurance
  • Harbour and anchor fee

Our Services Do Not Include:

  • Visa arrangements.
  • International and domestic flights.
  • International and domestic departure tax.
  • Meals other than mentioned above.
  • Camera/video entrance fees at National Park.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc.).
  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.
  • Personal diving equipment (available for rent) and battery

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