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North of Raja Ampat 10 Days / 9 Nights Lisure Expedition
North of Raja Ampat Leisure Expedition

The Raja Ampat, or “Four Kings” archipelago encompasses more than 9.8 million acres of land and sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s West Papua Province. Located in the Coral Triangle, the heart of the world’s coral reef biodiversity, the seas around Raja Ampat hold the richest variety of species in the world with over 75% of all known coral species and over 1,500 species of fish. Raja Ampat consists of the four large islands of Waigeo, Batanta,Salawati, and Misool, plus hundreds of smaller islands. In addition to incredible marine life, Raja Ampat offers you other cutting edge experiences such as mangroves, the bird of paradise and other exotic birds along with tropical plants and stunning sunsets.

Day 1 : Sorong
Sea Safari Crew will meet you at the newly built Domine Eduard Osok Airport in Sorong, West Papua.We will transport you in comfort to our ship in Sorong Harbor. Welcome drinks will be served followed by a full safety briefing, cabin allocation and ship orientation before we set sail across the Dampier Strait. This stretch of water is a well known highway for Cetaceans. It’s well worth relaxing out on deck and keeping your eyes open for Bryde’s whales, sperm whales and pygmy sperm whales, short-finned pilot whales, orcas, false killer whales, pygmy killer whales, lots of different dolphins and even blue whales!
Meal: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 : Penemu Island 
We explore around the limestone isle of Penemu, each snorkel revealing a brilliant spectrum hidden beneath the sea surface, from nudibranchs, frogfish soft corals and schooling snappers. In the afternoon, when it’s cooler, we will trek to the well known viewpoint on Penemu island.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Wayag 
Located at the most northern point of Raja Ampat, Wayag is spectacular.Weather permitting you will see one of the finest sunrises in the world. After breakfast we will trek to the top of the highest point and witness the beauty of the island formations. We spend all day in this area that has recently been noted as a nursery for baby Manta Rays. The shallow coastal waters also offer exceptional snorkeling.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 : Kawe
We cross the equator on our way toKawe Island. Enjoy some of the best coral reefs in Raja Ampat with a full day of snorkeling.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 : Aljui 
Today, we take a tour to explore Pearl Farm headquarter to see the process of pearl formation and you will have the opportunity to purchase some pearls as a gift direct from the farm at special rates. This area also offers some very unique snorkeling around the farm pier and some of the long channels that cut through the limestone rock.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Arborek 
Arborek is a beautiful small island. Close to this area is Manta Sandy, we will spend as much time as possible snorkeling or diving with Manta Rays. This is a well known cleaning station and feeding ground, attracting these huge and graceful animals in large numbers. You are sure to have an unforgettable experience here. In the afternoon we will pay a visit to the island to explore the village and meet the very friendly locals.
Meal : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 : Swing Kirai 
Early the morning, we will go ashore to visit Swing KiraiIsland where you can observe many types of exotic birds. After a short trek along a jungle path we will settle in at a small patch in the forest where hopefully we will find the Red Bird of Paradise performing his mating dance. These birds are endemic only to Wagieo Island and this region.
Meal : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Mioskon 
Mioskon Island and the surrounding areas have some excellent snorkeling and diving. It’s very common in the shallows to see the Wobbegong Shark on the reefs of this island. In the evening, we will watch thousand of bats spiral into sunset to color the sky.
Meal : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 : Kri & Mansuar
Kri is one of the top snorkeling area in north of Raja Ampat that you can’t miss it. Noted by Dr Gerry Allen and Larry Smith as having the most fish species on a single dive in the world. The coral and sloping reef is literally swarming with Jacks, Barracudas, Bat Fish, Black Tip Sharks, Turtles, Bumphead Parrotfish and thousands of smaller reef fish. A perfect end to a memorable trip.
Meal : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 : Sorong 
After breakfast, it is a time to say Good Bye and get ready to leave the boat. Our crew will transferred you to Sorong airport to continue your journey home.
We look forward to welcoming you on board again.
Have a safe journey.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ! 
The Captain, Dive master and Cruise director reserve the right to change the following Itinerary and the particular services if required due to the weather condition or safety issues.

 


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