Dive experience: Minimum requirement is Advanced Open Water with 30 logged dives.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, transfers to the boat from the airport/hotel in Waisai and Ambon only, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English and Indonesian speaking divemaster(s) (max 4 divers per DM), nitrox fills for EANx certified divers, tanks, weights and weightbelts.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive insurance, hotel or airport transfers, Raja Ampat park fees (US$ 70 per person). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash only in IDR, USD or EUR).
Optional extras: Scuba equipment (6 nights: full set US$ 120, dive computer US$ 50), alcoholic beverages and canned soft drinks, Waisai ferry (US$ 9 to 15 per person one way). Optional Sorong airport/hotel to ferry transfer and pre-arranged ferry ticket (US$ 50 one way per person). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash in IDR, USD or EUR).
How to get there: Raja Ampat: The Gaya Baru Indah liveaboard departs from Waisai in West Papua. You can fly directly to Sorong from Jakarta, Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. From Bali there are convenient connections via Ujung Pandang (Makassar) and Manado. We will help you arrange return domestic flights between Bali or Jakarta and Sorong. You can make your way to the departure point in Waisai independently (there is a Sorong Waisai ferry leaving at 09:00 hrs). Guests meet at the tourist information in Waisai harbour at 11:00 hrs. Alternatively there is an optional Sorong airport/hotel to ferry transfer and pre-arranged ferry ticket service. Be ready for pick up from 7:00 hrs from the airport/hotel to be taken to the ferry and given your ferry tickets. If your cruise ends in Waisai you will disembark in time for the ferry at 14:00 hrs. Expected arrival back in Sorong is 16:00 hrs.
Ambon/Banda: Fly direct to Ambon from Jakarta (or from Sorong or Surabaya) in the morning prior to the boat departing at 13:00 hrs.
For more information on how to get there, see our travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 15:00 hrs on the last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. Arriving a day before your cruise and departing the day after your cruise is strongly advised.
Non-diver rate: None.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): A single person can book the twin cabin for her/his exclusive use without a supplement.
Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter policy.
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 7 guests and 2 extra people can join the cruise free of charge (total 9 guests). 9 is the recommended maximum.