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, transfers from the meeting point to the boat (including ferry for Raja Ampat trips), dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English and Indonesian-speaking divemaster(s) (max 4 divers per DM), torches for night dives, tanks, weights and weightbelts.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Dive insurance, hotel or airport transfers, dive computer (US$ 10 per day), Raja Ampat park fees (US$ 71 per person per tour), Komodo park fees (US$ 19 per person per day Monday - Saturday and US$ 25 per person per day Sundays and public holidays). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
Optional extras: Scuba equipment including dive computer (6 nights trip - US$ 175, 8 nights trip - US$ 200), alcoholic beverages. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).
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 complimentary transfer service from the Meridien Hotel in Sorong to the ferry (the ferry price from Sorong to Waisai is included in the trip cost). It is recommended to arrive one day before departure. Meeting time at the Meridien Hotel is 07:30 hrs to make the 9:00 ferry. Guests already in Waisai meet at the tourist information in Waisai harbor at 11:00 hrs..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.
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. 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 Scuba Republic office in Labuan Bajo (office closes at 19:00 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.
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): Single occupancy is not available
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.