So far the human impact on its ecosystem remains very limited. Immerse
yourself within the heart of the Coral Gold triangle, we offer the chance of diving along the world’s richest variety coral reef known nowadays.
Placed at the far North East of New Guinea, this archipelago’s name is translated by « 4 kings » represented by the 4 main Islands, Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool. It groups over 1'500 islands. Home of the Indonesian peak, the landscape is an eternal eye’s battle between dazzling mountains and green tropical forest vegetation, contrasting with some breath-taking white sand beaches and turquoise seawater on the coastline. The two Indian and Pacific Oceans meeting place, this archipelago is covering a surface of about 46’000 km². A vast world !
Because of its distance and its difficult access, Raja Empat’s natural environment is one the best protected areas in the world. So far the human impact on its ecosystem remains very limited. Immerse yourself within the heart of the Coral Gold triangle, we offer the chance of diving along the world’s richest variety coral reef known nowadays. Breathtaking landscapes, singular underwater landscape, a unique critter encounter, waters full of fish, The Raja Empat archipelago is becoming one of the most appreciated destination the in the world.
An extraordinary universe to protect for the future generation…
- 15 days cruise :
13 days trip / 12 nights and 24 dives min.
- Minimum 10 pax - max 18 pax
- 2 nights based on twin shared accommodation
- 11 days liveaboard aboard traditional wooden Pinisi schooner Seasafari VI
- English speaking guide
- Ratio 1 guide / 4 divers
- Customized group welcomes up to 24 divers
DepartureDay 1International flight to Jakarta.
JakartaDay 2Arrival in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia.
Transfer to FM7 hotel.
Diner not includes
SorongDay 3Domestic flight Jakarta – Sorong. Embarking on the boat. Orientation and cabin allocation. Route to South Raja Empat, Misool Island. Full night cruising.
FarundiDay 4Farundi :Diving in Farundi. Route to Daram
DaramDay 5Daram : Diving Daram. Route to Boo
BooDay 6Boo : Diving in Boo
FiabacetDay 7Fiabacet : Diving Fiabacet
GamfiDay 8Gamfi :Diving in Balulol. Full night cruising
BatantaDay 9Batanta : Diving Batanta
Jet FamDay 10Jet Fam : Diving Jet Fam
ArborekDay 11Arborek : Diving Arborek
Sardine ReefDay 12Sardine Reef : Diving Sardine Reef and jungle treck
Sorong / JakartaDay 13Sorong - Jakarta : Route to Sorong. Domestic flight to Jakarta. Transfer to FM7 airport hotel. Diner not included.
JakartaDay 14Transfer to Jakarta International airport
ArrivalDay 15Home sweet home
WHERE MODERN MEETS TRADITION...
W elcome aboard Seasafari VII, a magnificent wooden traditional sailboat, marrying the comfort of the modern boats to the charm of old sailing ships.
Native of Bugis country (Sulawesi) this superb schooner is equipped with 14 cabins air-conditioned and en-suite bathrooms, has a covered outdoor dining room, spacious lounge and a library and video-room especially designed for underwater video and photo’s and a sundeck where from you can contemplate the stunning beauty of this archipelago. To ensure quality, comfort and personal service, we limit our cruise for up to 18 pax. Individual cabins are available on demand. This Pinisi and her crew have a lot of experience in all Indonesian dive cruises.
- Year : 2000
- Type : Wooden Scooner
- Lenght : 35 m
- Beam : 9,5 m
- Draft : 3 m
- Speed : 7-8 knots
- Electricity : 220 volts
- Motor : Deutz 816,8
- Watermaker capacity : 6000 liters / day
- Navigation : Radar, sonar, GPS, Radio SSB, Radio VHF
- Security :2 life inflatable craft capacity 20 pax each, 45 life jacket adult and child size, 12 life buoys, Satellite phone, O2
- Dive : 2 compressors, 3 diving boat 40 CV each, NITROX
W ith over hundreds known dive sites, this cruise is full of colourful underwater treasures. From the smallest Pygmy Seahorse to the respectful Grey Reef Shark, the Oceanic Sunfish and to the majestic Manta Ray, diving in the Nusa Tenggara archipelago is a permanent show of unpredictable surprises. A hundred dive site description wouldn’t be enough to describe the beauty, so let’s keep the mystery…
More than certainly this is one of the most amazing underwater landscapes in the world, with overhangs, caverns, swim-throughs and lush steep walls with an incredible variety of corals, your dives will offer you special light effects until now never seen elsewhere !
With an impressive wall and infinite coral reef, Daram water is rich and full of schooling fish and give you the chance to meet the emblematic Wobbegong Shark.
Pinnacle dive and swim-through with beautiful light effects and encounters with some of the most extraordinary critters that only Raja Empat is able to offer !
3 tiny islands are place to exceptional colourful dives along extremely rich in critters walls. Hard and soft coral of every type, Wipe coral, Sponges and Gorgonian are the habitat of amazing macro life. Each way you turn your head you will be impressed from the tiny fish to the school of reef fish.
Drift dive with a strong current for pelagic encounter in an idyllic underwater landscape.
This island is the place for muck diver lovers. At first you will emerge in what could be an unpleasant surrounding but as soon as you open your eyes a captivating unusual underwater life will amaze you…
A dive along 3 little rock with astonishing critters encounters, reef fish and pelagic. Meet with the Wobbegong Shark and the Pygmy Seahorse and countless Nudibranch.
ARBOREK ET KRI (Sardine Reef)
This island insures an explosion of marine life including a density of fish, pelagic such a Manta Ray, Barracudas, reef sharks but also the rare micro fish such as Pontoi Pygmy Seahorse.
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