BOOKING PERIOD SEPTEMBER 1ST – 30TH, 2016
KOMODO NATIONAL PARK 2N CRUISE / DIVING
US$ 18,000 per 2N charter for 14 passengers onboard
3 Days 2 Nights cruise for charter with 14 guest, during September 2016. Itinerary (diving/snorkeling/ cruising) is to customize. NOT included domestic airfare to port of call, Komodo airport (LBJ)
BREATHTAKING CRUISE AMBON – MISOOL – RAJA AMPAT – SORONG
This voyage will take you to visit the place where spices were worth than gold for many centuries likeAmbon and seram. Then continue to southern Raja Ampat. Raja ampat is located off the northwest tip of bird head peninsula on the island of New guinea. Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misol, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau. The Raja Ampat archipelago is the part of Coral Triangle which contains the richest marine biodiversity on earth.
Day 01 : Ambon – Pulau Tiga
Upon arrival in Ambon Airport you will meet our Cruise director then transfer you to the port of Laha to embark on Mutiara laut. While having welcome drink and safety drill crew will rise the anchor and sail west to Pulau Tiga island. It is a group of small island that offer the best corals garden for snorkeling and wall diving.Evening sail to west of Seram.
Day 02 : Boano island
West part of seram lies some small island that are rarely visited by any tourist boat and we will visit some village and explore the coral reef. In the evening sail along north coast of Seram to Pulau Tujuh
Day 03 : Pulau Tujuh
A small cluster of seven island north Seram offer the best diving, snorkeling and white send beach to fulfill your day. Late afternoon sail toward Misol islands ( the southern Raja Ampat ).
Day 04 – 05 : Daram island – Farondi, wagmap islands and East Batanme
Raja Ampat is located in the center of an area known as the Coral Triangle. It has been estimated that Raja Ampat is home to the highest concentration of fish and coral biodiversity found anywhere in the world. It is geographically isolated and surrounded by open seas, creating an oasis for pelagic fish. The islands of Daram have long white beaches, making them ideal turtle nesting areas.
We will spend 2 days around in Missol archipelago to explore the coral with diving, snorkeling, tender tour,beach BBQ and a tour to Tomolol cave in Batanme island.
Day 06 : Gam island
An early disembark around 05.00 am at Sawiringgai to observe birds such as Red Bird Of Paradise that are found only on few island in Raja Ampat. A walk for 30 minute where we can spot this endemic bird of Papua. Once we return onboard, having breakfast then sail to Manta sandy area where we will dive and snorkeling to see the Manta ray at their cleaning station. If time allows we will visit the waterfall in Batanta island.In the evening onward sail to Sorong
Day 07 : Sorong airport (SOQ)
After farewell party with all the crew then transfer to the airport for your flight.
SAMPLE ITINERARY FOR KOMODO NATIONAL PARK
3 Days / 2 Nights
The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar.A member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae, it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres (10 ft) in rare cases and weighing up to approximately 70 kilograms
Day 01 : Rinca Island
On your arrival at Komodo international airport in Labuan Bajo , air conditioned transportation will take you to the harbor where Mutiara Laut awaits. We then set sail to Rinca Island. Arriving rinca , wakes up on a calm bay of Rinca island, we will have an early breakfast before we ashore to the Rinca A morning walks around the hill in Rinca deliver us a picturesque views of the island, while we will see the famous Komodo dragon, a giant monitor lizard that live in the island for hundreds of years.
On lunch, we sail to Padar island, a short cruise from the Rinca island for a short hill hike to the highest peak in the Padar island, showing us a view of islands archipelagos that makes the Komodo National Park. This evening we will anchor the yacht in a calm bay and have a quiet night sleeping.
Day 02 : Komodo island
Awaken in the most famous island in Komodo national park, the Komodo island, visit the Dragon and the village in Komodo, that believes their ancient ancestor are the female Komodo. They make a unique komodo statues to show their respect to their ancester, its also good souvenir to take home. After we satisfy exploring the Komodo village and their uniqueness, we will sail to nearest another unique destination, the red beach or some say the pink beach. Pink beach made of the red corals that mixed with the white sand beach, giving impression of the pink beach color, there we can enjoy the beach, snorkeling also promising a great clarity and underwater marine life.
Another surprise for today is another amazing destination in the park, Manta Ray alley. The manta ray often gather in Makassar reef, where we are after the pink beach visit. Snorkeling in Makassar reef to meet personally with Manta Ray, usually they swim in pack. Tonight we will have our dinner with a BBQ on the beach, with bonfire and crew will perform music. Night we cruising back to Angel island.
Day 03 : Angel Island – Komodo Airport
A morning wake up call will bringing us back to the final day of our journey. We will transfer you to the airport in the morning for your flight back to Bali or other destination.