Raja Ampat Cruise with Aqua Blu

Sorong to Sorong (Join-in)

Join a scheduled Cruise by Aqua Blu to the very well-known Raja Ampat, these 40,000 square kilometres of the Indonesian archipelago contain the richest marine biodiversity on the planet.

Level
Luxury $6,773
Season
December – February
Duration
8 Days 7 Nights
Theme
Couple / Group Friend / Family
Product Code
PAP002

The Highlights of the Journey

  • Stay 7 nights in the finest luxurious yacht with the best build for sailing in the last paradise on earth
  • Cruise through the secluded archipelago where the marine life, beaches, and island’s life combine perfectly
  • Enjoy new adventure to Mioskon Island until Mayabilit Bay
  • Encounter the local life of Papuan in Yensawai village.
  • Spot rare birds of paradise on the island of Waigeo

 

**Rates are based on USD per person in double sharing Cabin

Day 1

Arrival Sorong

 

Arrive at Sorong to a warm welcome. Private transfer to Swiss Belhotel Sorong to rest and relax, before embarkation at lunchtime. Board Aqua Blu and cruise to Mioskon Island as dinner is served.

Day 2

Mioskon Island and Kabuy Bay

Awake to the beauty of Mioskon Island. Take an easy dive and snorkel excursion. Afternoon tour on tenders or kayak of ‘The Passage’ – a narrow passage between Waigeo and Gam Island that Alfred Russell Wallace traveled through in 1860. Enjoy the mangrove views and catch sight of saltwater crocodiles, hawksbill turtles, and hornbills before returning to Aqua Blu for sundowners and dinner.

Day 3

Cape Kri and Yangeffo Island

Rise in the morning to birdsong for an early tender tour of the magnificent karsts around Kabui Bay. Enjoy breakfast while cruising to Cape Kri. Snorkel or dive at Cape Kri – a dive site that holds the world record for most species spotted in a single 90-minute dive.

Arrival at Yangeffo Island, with an exhilarating afternoon dive excursion at the Mayhem reef or a sunset cocktail tender tour of the mangroves. Dine underneath the stars back on board.

Day 4

Aljui Bay and Wofoh Island

Early departure to Aljui Bay and an eye-opening visit to a pearl farm before cruising to Wofoh Island for diving, snorkeling, and water sports in the afternoon. Lay back and enjoy Aqua Blu’s Beach Club on a private beach, sipping on bespoke cocktails and frolicking family fun as the sunsets.

Day 5

Wayag Islands

Watch the magnificence of Wayag Island’s limestone islets and lagoons unveil before your eyes as the sun rises. Jump in for a refreshing early morning swim and listen to the sound of the surrounding nature. Attempt to spot rare birds of paradise before a hearty breakfast back onboard and diving at Figure Eight Rock or snorkeling at the Ranger station to spot black tip reef sharks. Spend the afternoon exploring hidden lagoons aboard kayaks from “Castaway” beach.

Day 6

Dayang Island and Birie Island

Early arrival at Dayang Island, known for its plethora of marine life, especially Reef Manta Rays and occasionally Oceanic Manta Rays. Both snorkelers and divers alike will revel in the close presence of such majestic creatures at the Manta Cleaning Station. Cruise to Birie Island to indulge in a cultural excursion at the Papuan village of Yensawai for traditional dancing. Return on board to dine beneath the stars.

Day 7

Mayabilit Bay

Rise before the sun to embark on a spectacular nature excursion on tender, local canoe, and a hike to spot the rare birds of paradise on the island of Waigeo. Test your sense of adventure before a refreshing swim down the shimmering blue Kali Biru river. The afternoon brings a relaxed snorkel excursion at Friwinbonda Island, before departing for Sorong for your last night.

Day 8

Sorong

Enjoy a healthy breakfast onboard in Sorong before your outbound flight.

CRUISE SCHEDULE

Year of 2020

  • 12 – 19 December 2020
  • 19 – 26 December 2020
  • 26 December 2020 – 2 January 2021


Year of 2021

  • 2 – 9 January 2021
  • 9 – 16 January 2021
  • 16 – 23 January 2021
  • 23 – 30 January 2021
  • 30 January – 6 February 2021
  • 6 – 13 February 2021
  • 13 – 20 February 2021
  • 11 – 18 December 2021
  • 18 – 25 December 2021
  • 25 December 2020 – 1 January 2022