Dive experience: All divers are required to have a minimum of 30 logged dives and have an Advanced Open Water qualification or equivalent to join Raja Ampat cruises. 50 logged dives are recommended for all other destinations including Komodo, Banda Sea, Alor and Flores.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, port and park fees. return transfers to the boat from airport, dives (as detailed in the trips above), tanks, weights and weightbelts, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (4 divers per guide), island excursions (e.g. to see the Komodo dragons) and one island cocktail party (weather permitting).
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 30 per day), dive computer (US$ 8 per day), reef hook. Unless otherwise stated, all listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
Optional extras: Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers (US$ 10 per day), alcoholic drinks, 15 litre tanks, torch, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Komodo: Fly direct to the port of Labuan Bajo which has direct flights from Jakarta and Bali.
Flores: Fly direct to the port of Maumere (direct from Bali, or via Makassar from Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur).
Raja Ampat: cruises from Wasai (via Sorong, your ferry transfer is included), Fly direct to Sorong from Jakarta or Ambon. Raja Ampat and Banda trips from Sorong (Waisai) or Ambon (these trips sometimes run in reverse), and some more infrequent itineraries use other ports. If departing Ambon, fly direct to Ambon from Jakarta (or from Sorong or Surabaya). Flights can be arranged. There is a transfer service from the relevant airports to and from the boat. For departures from Wasai guests are asked to arrive in time to take the 09:00 ferry. A representative will meet you at Sorong airport and accompany you to the ferry. Departures (and check-out dives) may be on day 1 or day 2, depending on guest arrival times.
For more information see our: travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 13:00 hrs on the second last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: None.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price. See the single travellers' guarantee in the main boat description above.
Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 5 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise free of charge (total 6 guests). Pay for 9 guests and 3 extra people can join the cruise free of charge (total 12 guests) (except February and March). Offer ends: 07 February 2020
Whole boat charter rate (per night): 2020 and 2021: Komodo – USD 4 989, Raja Ampat – USD 5 393