Raja Ampat & Kai Islands Liveaboard Ondina

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    • Kai Islands / Raja Ampat
    • 10 Days/9 Nights
    • 0 Review
    • Unlimited
    • Not Available
    • Additional Dives
    • Airport Pick Up
    • Boat Cabin Accommodation
    • Daily Scheduled Dives
    • Dive Guide
    • ENOS
    • Full Board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Hotel/Airport to Boat Transfer
    • Land Excursions
    • Meals
    • NITROX
    • Port and/or National Park Entrance Fees
    • Soft Drinks
    • Tour Guide
    • Welcome Drink
    From 3.565,00$
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    Raja Ampat & Kai Islands Liveaboard Ondina

    Raja Ampat & Kai Islands

    Liveaboard Cruise with S.M.Y ONDINA

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    Cruise Duration & Rates:

    Embarkation is on the first day and disembarkation on the last published day early in the morning.

    Embark: Sorong  Disembark: Tual …or reverse

    10 Days/9 Nights – 3.300 Euro

    Please Note: ONDINA Liveaboard is charging it’s liveaboard cruise rates in Euro! This websites general currency setting in US$ are subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations.

     

    Price includes

    • The same number of nights as of days of the cruise, disembarking in the morning of the last published date.
    • Transfers from the airport or hotel to the boat, and back at the end of the cruise.
    • Full board, soft drinks, tea, coffee, fruits and snacks.
    • Full Board on board, Tea, Coffee, Snacks and 1 Soft Drink at lunch and Dinner.
    • An average of 3 or 4 dives per day. Night dives almost every day unless conditions or long sailing distance do not permit it. Check dive in the afternoon plus night dive on the day of arrival, and two morning dives on the last day to allow for desaturation before departure the following day.
    • Land tours as specified in the schedule of the cruise.
    • Diving tanks and weights for divers. Snorkeling gear and one intro dive for non-divers.
    • Additional complimentary services onboard such as library, music or first aids.

    Price does NOT include

    • Any other way of transportation than SMY Ondina or MY Oceanic.
    • Alcoholic drinks, tips & gratuities and any other onboard service not specified above like, equipment rental, nitrox… etc
    • Harbour fee of 250 Euros to be paid onboard or transferred together with the price of the cruise. This is to cover the expenses of National Park and M.P.A. fees, fuel surcharge and harbor clearance.

    Land Tours

    • Every cruise we run short excursions to visit spectacular landscapes, local villages, wildlife, deserted beaches… etc. This doesn’t affect the number of dives scheduled unless agreed upon by the guests.
    • If you want to visit any other place in Indonesia before or after the cruise we can refer you to our local partner that specializes in organizing land tours and extensions across the country.

     

    Raja Ampat & Kai Islands Cruise

     
    The image of Raja Ampat is a maze of limestone islands topped with greenery and surrounded by turquoise lagoons has captivated westerners since the first sailors set foot on this region in the fifteenth century. The same soft limestone creates a very interesting topography underwater, with caves, canyons, passages and swim-throughs in virtually every dive. Fed by the nutrient-rich tidal currents from the Pacific, the myriad of little islets produce exuberant reefs, with pastel-colored soft corals, gigantic sea fans on many different shades and colors, and countless other forms of sessile life. More of 75% of the world’s reef building coral species known to science occur here, and fish life boasts a similar record, with over 1.400 species of fish, from which more than 20 are endemic to the waters of Raja Ampat.
     
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    The Four Kings (or Raja Ampat, as the four islands of Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool are commonly referred to), are a true diving paradise. With its outstanding landscapes of limestone karst spires, primitive fishing villages, vast expanses of mangroves, and of course birds of Paradise, it is without a shadow of a doubt one of the best diving destinations in the world.
     
    The Kai Islands (also Kei Islands) of Indonesia are a group of islands in the southeastern part of the Maluku Islands, located in the province of Maluku. The Moluccas have been known as the Spice Islands due to regionally specific plants such as nutmeg, mace, and cloves that originally intrigued the European nations of the 16th century.

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    Kai Besar in particular is mountainous and densely forested. Kai is famous for the beauty of its beaches, notably in Pasir Panjang. The indigenous inhabitants call the islands Nuhu Evav (Evav Islands) or Tanat Evav (Evav Land), but they are known as Kai to people from neighboring islands.

     

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    Sample Itinerary: 10 Days / 9 Nights Raja Ampat & Kai Islands
    Liveaboard Cruise
    From Sorong to Tual 

    Disclaimer: Itineraries are only for orientation and might be modified due to weather conditions, sea conditions and other external causes. Departures are only guaranteed with a minimum of 6 paying passengers.

    1

    Day 1: Sorong

    Pick up at Sorong airport, transfer to the boat, welcome drink and accommodation. Check dive in the afternoon at one of the reefs outside Sorong. Overnight sail to Misool.

    • Pelabuhan Sorong, Indonesia
    • 1 Dive
    2

    Day 2: Daram Islands

    Three day dives and a night dive in the colourful reefs of Daram Islands (Misool): Andiamo, Candy Store and Warna Bewarna, among others.

    • Misool, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua, Indonesia
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    3

    Day 3-4: Misool

    Two days diving some of the classic sites in the Misool area, such as Nudi and Tank Rock, Pulau Boo or Shadow Reef (Magic Mountain). Also visit the blacktip shark nursery in Yilliet beach. At the end of day 4 night sailing to Pulau Pisang.

    • Misool, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua, Indonesia
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    4

    Day 5: Pisang Isalnd

    Full day around Pulau Pisang diving Lucky Ridge and T-Bone among others. Overnight sail to Mommon.

    • Pulau Pisang, West Pesisir Regency, Lampung, Indonesia
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    5

    Day 6: Mommon

    Two morning dives at Karang Paradise, where literally everything is possible. Soft and hard corals, huge schools of bigeye jacks and surgeons fish, reef sharks and quite often mantas. Afternoon dive near Tiki-Tiki waterfall and visit the waterfall afterwards. Night dive and sail to Kurkap Island.

    • mommon
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    6

    Day 7: Kurkap Island

    Full diving day in Kurkap, diving the main island as well as the reef to the north of it. Pristine corals gardens and lots of fish populate these reefs. After night dive, sail to Pulau Bui.

    • Pulau Kurkap, Indonesia
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    7

    Day 8: Bui Isalnd

    Two mornings dives in two different seamounts north from Pulau Bui: Villoch Reef and Ultima Frontera. In the afternoon one more dive in a ridge close to Pulau Bui, where we also do the night dive.

    • Pulau Bui, Indonesia
    • 3-4 Dives Daily
    8

    Day 9: Tayandu Island

    Two morning dives north of Pulau Tayandu, first in Karang Rembang and the second at Batu Guano. In the afternoon visit Pasir Panjang, a very long stretch of powder white sand beach fringed with coconut trees, before sailing back to Tual. Preparation for departure the morning after.

    • Pulau Tayandu, Tam Ngurhir, Tual City, Maluku, Indonesia
    • 2 Dives
    9

    Day 10: Tual

    Disembarkation

    • Tual, Tual City, Maluku, Indonesia
    • 0 Dives

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