Misool

The most impressive island of Raja Ampat

Misool Raja Ampat
  • Pristine Nature

    Misool is the second largest island of the Four Kings in Raja Ampat and is located just off the West coast of Papua, bordering the Seram Sea.

    Misool has an impressive underwater landscape. The crystal clear turquoise sea-waters make it possible to have stunning views of Misool’s subsurface colorful treasures even when still aboard your boat.

    Puncak Haraf Raja Ampat

    A wonderful combo that will satisfy the most demanding divers

    Diving Cruise BANDA SEA & RAJA AMPAT

    | 12 Days / 11 Nights | 3192 € Full Board

    Cruise in Banda Sea & South Raja Ampat,
    Ambon to Waisai

    Next Departure:

    2022 October 12th to 23th

    266 per day

    Up to 4 dives/day


    Please refer to the FAQ Section

    Boat Rating *

    Global
    9.8
    Vessel
    9.7
    Life Onboard
    10.0
    Activities
    9.8

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    One of the richest marine life

    The island is home to a huge marine biodiversity, with beautiful coral reefs. Many of the marine animals that thrive in the Pacific swim through these waters turning Misool into a paradise for divers and snorkelers. This underwater paradise is also a route for larger sea creatures, including whales. No wonder why around Misool you will find many popular dives sites, such as Nudi Rock, Magic Mountain, Yillet, and Boo Windows. Be ready to enjoy some of the world’s most unique marine topography.

    Manta Birostris Raja Ampat

    World-class diving

    In terms of the best diving in Misool, there are a few areas worth a visit, as the Misool region is a big group of fascinating islands where biodiversity is improving rather than declining. Among these areas you will find plenty of dive sites, for different diving levels, with different scenarios as well as different marine life. Some sites are the perfect spots for macro photographers, encountering huge sea slugs, crocodile fish, seahorses, pipefish, and nudibranch, scorpionfish, camouflaged crabs, and punching shrimps. 

    Denises Pygmy Seahorse in a Fan Coral

    Most Impressive Dives in Raja Ampat

    Other sites are more sheltered being a snorkeling delight. There are also caves and overhangs to explore, a wall with a 20-meter-long tunnel inhabited by midnight snapper, Indonesian sweetlips, and accented with soft coral and sponges. Some sites are ideal for night dives. You will see steep bommies and massive reef cliffs, plenty of soft and hard coral to explore. You will enjoy the sight of sharks, mantas, turtles, sperm whales, sea snakes, humphead parrotfish, butterflyfish and angelfish, crustaceans, nudibranchs, some mimic octopuses, bush corals, whip corals, more walls, and caverns, just let your imagination flow, since Misool is a diving paradise. The private Misool Marine Reserve protects all of the dive sites; therefore, whichever dive site you choose, it is sure to be an unfiltered experience.

    Corals in Misool

    Other than diving

    And there is more to this tropical hideaway, therefore a great time is guaranteed in Misool. You can take a stand up paddleboard or a kayak around the thousands of limestone pinnacles out of the perfectly turquoise sea that surrounds the island. On land, the wild territory of Misool is absolutely breath-taking and captivating. The island is heavily forested, with diverse ecosystems amongst its luxurious vegetation and mangrove swamps. Search for some hidden lagoons, enjoy the lakes, hike breathtaking viewpoints, explore ancient caves, go for a swim or snorkel in Timolol’s mysterious submerged cave. There are a few beaches with pure white sand, stunningly turquoise waters and fringed with coconut trees. Learn about fascinating old traditions of the unique mix of local tribes. Don’t miss a visit to the ancient cultural sites, as a number of petroglyphs can be found on walls of caves throughout the island, dating back approximately 5,000 years.

    Misool enchants everyone, it is a must see once visiting Raja Ampat archipelago.

    Enjoy Kayaking and Paddling in Misool

    THE CRUISE OF YOUR DREAMS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

    Either your looking for a private charter, or to live an adventure on the sea while discovering new lanscapes & meeting new peoples, We can help you make your dream come true.

    FAQ

    To enter Indonesia your passport must have:
    •  Expiration date of the applicant’s passport must be at least 6 (six) months at the date of entry.
    •  At least one blank visa page
    •  Round-trip airplane ticket

    There is no Visa required for 61 countries and 1 region.
    Maximum length of stay without Visa is 30 Days, if you are planning to stay up to 60 days, you can buy a visa on arrival for 35 US$ at Airports and Seaports.
    For more details about COVID restrictions, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.


    We choose to work with people we know for years, all offering a high quality service on perfectly maintained Phinisi.

    All boats, Cabins & on-board furniture's have an authentic and sophisticated design, made with quality materials.


    Spacious and Comfortable
    shared space, Lounge, Sun Deck, Restaurant will grant you a maximum comfort.

    You will also enjoy free access to kayaks and stand-up paddles (SUP) if you wish to explore the surrounding.
    Then it's up to you to chose if you want to enjoy a stunning sunset from the lounge with a fresh drink or from the SUP in the middle of pristine water.

    One of the most, if not the most important part of your cruise, The Crew. They all are experienced, they know when to be discreet and how to treat you well.

    Another important part of your journey, the Food., you will enjoy some great dishes cooked with love by some skilled chef. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, you will be delighted all day long. 


    You can refer to the label on the boat description to have a quick overview about the class of the cruise.
    Luxury
     All cabins are equipped with Air conditioning and Private bathroom (ensuite). 
    Comfort: All cabins are equipped with Air conditioning and some cabins may have shared bathroom (Max 2 cabins).

    You should definitely consider the full charter option especially if you are planning this cruise with your family or friends. It will make the experience even more exceptional. As we offer a large choice of boat, no matter if you are 6, 10 or more than 12 we will find the best vessel according the standing you are expecting. From 1000$ per night in adventure standing, 2000$ per night in Comfort standing and from 3000$ in Luxury standing. Contact us for more informations.

    Not at all, beginners can do discover scuba diving during the cruise (let us know to arrange it)


    Open water certified divers or equivalent will have access to most of the dive sites, but to make the best of the cruise Advanced level and experience in drift dive is recommended. You can spend a few days with us in Bali before starting your cruise, by joining our Safari tour or to get your Advanced certification in one of our four dive centers, it will allow you to dive up to 30m depth, to join night dives and be more confident and comfortable while drift diving.

    For an even better training we recommend you to join the drift specialty in Nusa Lembongan.

    If you are more into Leisure, Yoga or Surfing, we can offer you some great cruise experience while practicing some of your favourite activities. Contact us for more informations.

    Indonesia spread over its more than 5000 km along the Equator which offers a tropical climate with only two season, dry & wet.

    Dry season is mainly from May to October Wet season from November to April.
    Keep in mind that Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago, so you can visit year-round as wet season won’t start in the same time in different places.

    Landscapes are also pretty different due to Tropical rainforest climate and Tropical savannah climate.

    Komodo: All year around
    North Komodo: April to December
    South Komodo: January to march
    Raja Ampat: October to May
    Banda Island: September to November
    Alor: May to November

    We do recommend you to bring your own gears if you already own it. If not it’s not a big deal, you can rent the full set onboard, some of our partners provide rental equipment for free, maximum you can expect another 60$ per day.
    As a reminder, every scuba diver should be equipped with: Wetsuite/BCD/Regulator set/Fins/Weight system/Dive computer/SMB/Torchlight/Compass.


    Nitrox tanks are available on most of the boats, please refer to the boat description.

    Included: Transportation between airport & boat (return)/ Accommodation/ Meals and snacks/ non alcoholic beverage/ 12L tanks and weight system for divers

    Not Included:
    Marine park and Port authority fees / International and domestic flights/ Traveling - Diving Insurance / alcoholic beverage & espresso/ massage/ 15L tanks and dive gears rental for scuba divers

    Most of the time €, Us$ are accepted onboard, but we do recommend you to bring enough cash in local currency IDR. Payement by card are available on some boats, please refer to the boat description.
    Most of electric outlets on board are European type.

    Tipping from 5 to 10% of the cruise amount are expected, it express your satisfaction level. Tips are also an important income part for crew members.