Dive experience: For Cenderawasih Bay, Ambon and Banda safaris - minimum requirement is advanced with 25 logged dives. All other safaris - Open Water with 4 dives. If you have less than 30 logged dives and haven't dived in the last 12 months, a refresher dive is mandatory.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English and Indonesian-speaking divemaster(s) (max 4 divers per DM), torch for night dives, tanks, weights and weightbelts, all taxes.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 25 per day), dive computer (US$ 10 per person per day), dive insurance, hotel or airport transfers, Raja Ampat - park fees (US$ 100) and port fees (US$ 100), Komodo park fees (US$ 10 per day Monday - Saturday and US$ 17 per day Sundays and public holidays) and port fees (US$ 70), Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash - USD, and IDR, credit card).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, VIP transfers from the Meridien hotel Sorong to the boat (US$ 45 per person one way). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: Raja Ampat: The KLM Jaya 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. There is a return transfer service from the Meridien Hotel in Sorong to the ferry and on to the port in Waisai. Meet at 07:30 hrs to make the 9:00 ferry. Guests already in Waisai meet at the Marine Park Office in Waisai harbor at 11:00 hrs. It is recommended to arrive one day before departure. If your cruise ends in Waisai you will disembark after lunch and in time for the ferry at 14:00 hrs. Expected time of arrival back in Sorong is 16:00 hrs.
Komodo: Labuan Bajo is the departure port for the Jaya's Komodo trips. Meeting point is the Scuba Republic office on the main street, Jalan Soekarno Hatta, in Labuan Bajo. It is advised that guests arrive one day prior to the start of their cruise to complete their paperwork and arrange equipment rental (if required) at the office between 14:00-16:00 hrs. Guests on 4D/3N trips taking the speedboat transfer to the Jaya (day 4 of the 7 day trip), MUST come to the Scuba Republic office in town on the day before the trip departure for check-in. On the day of departure, all guests meet at the office at 08:00 hrs for bag drop and check-in. Meet again at the office at 10:00 hrs for boarding. Domestic flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo is approximately 1 hour. Disembark between 12 noon - 3 pm.
Cenderawasih Bay: Fly direct to the port of Manokwari (from Jakarta or via Makassar or Sorong), the port of Nabire (via Ambon or Manokwari) or the port of Biak (via Makassar). Ambon: Fly direct to Ambon from Jakarta (or from Sorong or Surabaya).
For more information see our travel information section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 10:00 hrs on the last day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: 10% off the published price
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% for their own cabin.
Dive clubs and group discounts: None
Whole boat charter rate (per night): There is none available for this boat. Please contact us to enquire for a full charter.