Triton Bay & Kai Islands Liveaboard Ondina

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  • Kai Islands / Triton Bay
  • 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
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Triton Bay & Kai Islands Liveaboard Ondina

Triton Bay & 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: Tual  Disembark: Tual

10 Days/9 Nights – 3.330 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.

 

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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.

 

Triton Bay & Kai Islands Cruise

Two rivers pour their waters into the Triton Bay, while rich up-wellings from the deeper basins of the Banda sea feed the reefs formed around its islands. This unusual combination makes for a very special environment, where the lower-than-average visibility is compensated by lush reefs covered in soft corals, large black coral bushes in unusual colors (like fluorescent yellow or white), thick schools of reef fish and a vast array of critters in the dark sands of its shores.

 

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Whalesharks also come attracted by the little anchovies captured by the large outrigger boats fishing at night with the help of lights, and ancient rock art can be witnessed in the limestone walls of the islands.

 
 
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.

Outside the bay, underwater seamounts are often visited by mantas, and the reefs around Kai islands have some of the most beautiful powder white sand beaches of the entire archipelago.

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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 Triton Bay & Kai Islands
Liveaboard Cruise
From Tual 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: Tual

Pick up at Tual airport, transfer to the boat, welcome drink and accommodation. Check dive in the afternoon in one of the reefs outside Tual. Overnight sailing to Pulau Bui.

  • Tual, Tual City, Maluku, Indonesia
  • 1 Dive
2

Day 2: Bui Island

Diving the ridges and reefs around Pulau Bui. In the afternoons visit a beautiful white sand beach located at the south end of Pulau Bui, with a long sand bar surrounded by turquoise waters.

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

Day 3: Bui Island

Dive two seamounts located at the north of the Bui: Villoch Reef and Ultima Frontera Reef, with plenty of fish life and common encounters with larger fauna.

  • Pulau Bali, Indonesia
  • 3-4 Dives Daily
4

Day 4: Kurkap Island

Full diving day in Kurkap, diving the main island as well the reef to the north. Beautiful pristine corals gardens and plenty of fish. After night dive, sail to Mommon.

  • Pulau Kurkap, Indonesia
  • 3-4 Dives Daily
5

Day 5: Karang Paradise

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 often mantas. In the afternoon dive near Tiki-Tiki waterfall, and after the third dive visit the waterfall. After night dive sail to Triton Bay.

  • Pulau Kurkap, Indonesia
  • 3-4 Dives Daily
6

Day 6: Triton Bay

Early morning dives in the bagans (fishing outriggers where whalesharks come to feed on scraps from the night catch of little anchovies) of Teluk Bitsyari with whalesharks. In the afternoon dive in Namatote Wall and Pulau Arembai. Afternoon visit to the ancient rock art in the straits of Namatote.

  • Triton Bay Divers, Kaimana Kota, Kaimana Regency, West Papua, Indonesia
  • Whale Sharks
7

Day 7: North Aiduma

Full dive of diving in North Aiduma, in Little Komodo, Three Rocks or Bo’s Rainbow, amongst others.

  • Pulau Aiduma, Lumira, Kaimana Regency, West Papua, Indonesia
  • 3-4 Dives Daily
8

Day 8: South Aiduma

Full diving day in South Aiduma, diving the famous sites such as GT Rock, Christmas Rock, Larry’s Heaven or Batu Dramai. Overnight sail to Kay Besar.

  • Pulau Aiduma, Lumira, Kaimana Regency, West Papua, Indonesia
  • 3-4 Dives Daily
9

Day 9: Kay Besar

Two morning dives to the north of Kay Besar. After diving sail to Tual. Preparation for departure the morning after.

  • 2 Dives
10

Day 10: Tual

Disembarkation

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

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