• An outstanding archipelago, full of diving opportunities

    Raja Ampat is part of the top destinations in the world for divers. The archipelago of the “Four Kings” is composed of 4 main islands, themselves regrouping no less than 612 islands! This region is heaven on Earth. Between deserted islands, virgin islets and green abundant nature, you will find yourself astonished by the on-land activities and the amazing landscapes without mentioning the underwater world.


    You are in good hands!
    Come do the cruise of a lifetime in Raja Ampat, we prepared the best itineraries for you and the crew will make you live the best trip of your life. The partner we selected is the expert in the area with more than 15 years cruising in the area, they know all the dive sites and we consider them as The Best.
    Enjoy the whole vessel with your friends by booking a full charter, you will have more options and find yourself in this privileged environment for the best experience. The boat can welcome a maximum of 8 guests, easy to reach your dream team. Nevertheless, booking by cabins are advised too as you will be able to meet great other divers during the cruise! 

    Three itineraries are available for you to choose, these two are short cruises, more specialized, easy to appreciate and budget friendly:
    North & Central or Central & South Raja Ampat. Both have their advantages and highlights; we carefully selected each dive site with our partner to make sure that you will get what you enjoy the most.

    However, the best option is to visit the whole Raja Ampat region with
    ultimate cruise of 12 days. The itinerary has been made to give you the most of what this region has to offer, you will stay speechless facing this incredible beauty and diversity…

    North & Central Raja Ampat: you will embark on the vessel in Waisai harbor and go for a 7 days and 6 nights cruise. With this itinerary, you will have the chance to dive in many dive sites of the North of Raja Ampat, you will go to Gam, West and North-West of Waigeo Island, Kawe Island, Wayag islands, Pianemo Island and Dampier Strait. This cruise has a famous itinerary that offers the perfect combination between oceanic dive sites and beautiful macro.

    Central & South Raja Ampat:
    for this itinerary, the boat leaves from Sorong and goes to Central and South of Raja Ampat for a minimum of 8 days and 7 nights. The itinerary can be reverted or extended for organization purposes. You will go through the stunning tiny strait that separates the islands of Salawati and West Papua. This area is composed of many islets and small bays that can’t wait to be explored. We will head to the South-East of Misool and dive in wonderful sites between Daram, Pelee and Yellit. After few days, we will cruise back North to the West of Batanta and Pianemo Island. We will end this wonderful trip with the exploration of the famous Dampier Straits. This itinerary is full of amazing dive sites, the divers’ paradise.

    Raja Ampat Ultimate:
    this itinerary is composed of the whole Central & South Raja Ampat itinerary plus many additional dive sites in the area of Gam and Dampier Strait as well as some more visits on-land. A much more complete option for 12 days and 11 nights!

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    Raja Ampat Ultimate Experience

    Discover the mythic archipelago of the Four Kings

    Diving Cruise RAJA AMPAT

    | 8 Days / 7 Nights | 2032 € Full Board

    South Raja Ampat & West Waigeo Island, 
    Waisai to Waisai

    Next Departure:

    2022 December 03th to 10th

    254 per day

    Up to 3 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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    How to get to Raja Ampat?

    Raja Ampat is a remote paradise, but you can reach Raja Ampat archipelago easily by plane. If you leave from Bali, the fastest is to make a stop or transit in Jakarta. The whole journey is only 10 hours from Bali. After that, many other options are available but for cruise departure you should land in Sorong airport in Raja Ampat, to make it easier for pick up to reach the harbor. Other transport options are available such as the combo bus and ferry. It makes the journey much much cheaper but takes much more time (more than 4 days from Bali).

    Once you arrived, you have everything at hand. The cruise crew will pick you up at the place of your choice in Sorong area or at the airport. After that, let’s head to the harbor and the vessel!

    How to Get to Raja Ampat?

    The best Fauna & Flora biodiveristy

    Raja Ampat is the divers’ heaven; many islands and environments are available. Believe it or not but you can find 75% of world’s coral diversity there! This is a proof that nature made it different over there. On the side, this incredible diversity attracts as many fishes and critters as you could expect. In this archipelago, you will find small and hidden bays and small straits as well as open sea and big straits. These are the perfect features so you can see many different species. The currents light or strong bring different kinds of marine animals…

    In Raja Ampat jewel archipelago, among the flow of species, you can expect to encounter oceanic Manta rays, schools of fishes such as Barracudas or Mobulas, Wobbegong or Carpet shark, Frogfish, Nudibranchs, many varieties of shrimps and crabs…There is for every taste, divers: be ready to no longer know where to look; photographers: get ready to often change your camera lens. You will always be distracted by something else… Dives are stunning, full of profusion! If you’re mostly fond of reefs, corals and marine flora, you should definitely take some dives in Cape Kri, Blue Magic or Melissa’s Garden which are renowned for being the best dive sites to discover this marvellous underwater environment.

    You can expect the water temperature to be consistent around 29°C.
    The topography of the dive sites varies a lot according to the dive site chosen.
    The best season to dive in Raja Ampat is from October to May.

    Raja Ampat Biodiversity

    The on-land treasures of Raja Ampat

    Raja Ampat is composed of 4 mains islands, Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool are the main and biggest island in the region. The region itself covers 40.000 km2 in West Papua province.
    Wayag Island and Pianemo Island are internationally famous for their magazine landscapes which you must have already seen and thought that this is paradise.

    On the side of the stunning landscapes and sunset you can find in this region, it is also renowned worldwide for being the nest of the Birds of Paradise. What is the Bird-of-Paradise? An extremely rare bird, composed of few species only and having its only habitat in Raja Ampat region. There are many there and as you might imagine, this species is exotic and wonderful, they are not called “Birds of Paradise” for no reason. So, yes, it is also the ornithologists’ heaven, and they are numerous birds’ tourists and researchers travelling the islands.

    A Treasure in Raja Ampat The Bird of Paradise

    Raja Ampat Best Dive Sites

    Boo Island and the famous Boo Window, one of the favorite dive sites in Raja Ampat, a rock formation with a going through gaping hole. On the side of this, the diversity here is just stunning, hard and soft colorful corals and incredible marine life are present. Shadow Reef, few pinnacles being used by Manta rays as their cleaning stations, enjoy the show!
    4 Kings dive site, there are few pinnacles where you will see schools of Barracudas, Trevallies, turtles and many more…
    Cape Kri detains the record of the number of species identify within one dive, it is world famous dive site!
    Blue Magic in Dampier Strait is a magical dive site where currents bring big pelagic such as black and white tip sharks, reef sharks, barracudas, octopus and Mantas are all over the place.
    If you want to see more Manta, you have to go to Manta Ridge.
    Sardine Reef should also be quoted among the best dive sites as you will find everything there, from big to small fishes. This dive site is full of excitement! 
    Raja Ampat counts numerous amazing dive sites and this short list can’t fully represent the amount of possibilities and diversity present there. However, you definitely to go diving on these sites.

    Raja Ampat Best Dive Sites

    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.

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    •  Expiration date of the applicant’s passport must be at least 6 (six) months at the date of entry.
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    •  Round-trip airplane ticket

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    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.
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    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.