Raja Ampat DIVING or SNORKELING liveaboard with WISESA

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Price
From250 EUR
11 Days / 10 Nights
24 November 2018 - 4 December 2018
Max People : 4 min – 8 + 2 kids Max

Situated in the Northeast of the island of New Guinea in Indonesia West Papua, Raja Ampat (or the 4 kings) is part of the Coral Triangle where lives the richest marine biodiversity on Earth! This archipelago is composed by 1500 islands for a total area of 40000 Km2, that makes Raja Ampat the biggest marine National park in Indonesia! The Main islands are Batanta, Waigeo, Misool & Salawati. The High Marine biodiversity of Raja Ampat is due by his particular position between Indian & Pacific Ocean, this mix waters are home for plenty of Endemic Species.

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Embarkation in Sorong

    Wisesa team will pick you up at Sorong airport. Transfer to the boat and while you will enjoy a welcome drink, the team will do a on board safety briefing. as soon as wisesa is done with the clearence from harbour master crew will lift up the anchor and start cruising to Friwen island. This island is one of the highlight snorkeling location in the famous dampier strait of Raja Ampat. Great snorkeling site with colourfull soft coral and many, many fish ! We will spend the night in this island and after dinner you will have opportunity for a night snorkeling.

  • Day 2

    The Passage

    Early morning wisesa will relocate to “The passage” small sea river between Gam & Waigeo Islands, snorkeling there is amazing, you will drift with the current until some quiet area where forest meet sea, amazing seascape with colorful soft corral growing on trees roots we can see the halfbeak fish, archerfish and cardinal fish, and explore few hiding underwater caves. Wisesa will be back on Capitain secret spot island to spend the night. You will enjoy a very nice sunset from the boat or from the beach near by.

  • Day 3

    Tanjung Putus

    After a good breakfast Snorkeling around our secret island,you will enjoy one of the best and richest shallow reef, huge Acropora coral formation, nice walls, and allot of colorful fish ! Wisesa will relocate to Tanjung Putus, but on the way we love to stop next a nice desert sand patch in the middle of the sea where we will swim in pristine waters ! Next snorkeling will be in an amazing landscape in Tanjung Putus ( the broken Cape ). Snorkeling with school of baracuda, Giant travelly, black & white tip sharks. As every late afternoon in Raja Ampat, you will love a colorful sunset to finish the day.

  • Day 4

    Rufus island & Pianemu

    Early morning we will cruise to the Gem Pianemu island ! Often in this part of Raja Ampat sea, Dolphins love to play with the bow of Wisesa. We will stop next to Pianemu to enjoy one of the most mysterious island in Raja Ampat which is Rufus island a ring-shaped island that houses a turkish salt lake communicating with the sea by underwater caves, one of the most beautiful snorkeling in the region !

    When the sun will be less strong we will prepare for a short trek to enjoy the most breathtaking view of central Raja Ampat in Pianemu, also call « Small Wayag » as the landscape here is similar with Wayag in the far North, amazing pinnacles in blue & turkish waters. We will spend the night in Pianemu.

  • Day 5

    Aljui Bay

    Very early morning Wisesa will relocate to Aljui Bay, far north of Waigeo. This place is really wild, and the Nature here is beautiful and exuberant. We will have a really nice snorkeling at the entry of the bay, one of our secret spot, on a very shallow reef full of hard coral, you will see allot of rare tiny fish and creatures living in this ecosystem. After Lunch we will take our speed boat to go deeper in the bay to enjoy this very special place that we call Jurassic Park ! No swimming here the Sea Salt crocodile live here ! Back to Wisesa you will enjoy a nice sunset and dinner on board !

  • Day 6 & 7

    Wayag

    Early morning, Wisesa will relocate to Wayag ! Where we will spend two full day exploring this wild and remote paradise. All shades of blue are visible here, but also green pinnacles and empty white sand beach. We will hike some of the pinnacles to enjoy one of the most beautiful view on earth, we will walk on desert beach, we will also use the canoes to visit the lagoon. We will visit the ranger station and for the most courageous we will snorkeling in the middle of many young black tip sharks. For the last night in Wayag, our crew will organize a nice BBQ party on a desert beach !

  • Day 8

    Wofoh island

    Wisesa will arrive in the morning in Wofoh, another small paradise ideal for great snorkeling, with on the north part a huge vertical wall with soft coral on the shallow part, some sharks, Tuna, & Spanish mackerel love cruising along this wall. On the south part of the island a very nice white sand beach mark the beginning of a very nice shallow reef ideal for snorkeling too. Wisesa will stay here for the night.

  • Day 9

    Manta day

    Very early morning, Wisesa will relocate to Manta Sandy ! Let’s go snorkeling with these graceful giants. Meet with Manta Ray is a uniq experience very impressive, for sure an unforgettable memory. We will visit the island of Arborek and the nice village on it, then Wisesa will relocate in South Waigeo for the night.

  • Day 10

    Paradise bird – Cap Kri

    Wake up at 4h30 for a trekking in the jungle before sunrise, to try to see the Papuan Paradise bird in there habitat, the only time to see them is during sunrise before they go deeper in the forest looking for food. Back to Wisesa you will enjoy a big breakfast. Then we will have a stop at Pasir Timbul a very nice white sand patch ideal for swimming and take nice pictures. After lunch if condition permitting we will have a snorkeling at Cap Kri one of the most famous dive site in Raja Ampat, good also for snorkeling as the shallow here is really reach, so many species of coral and fish. Then Wisesa will anchor for dinner in front of the village of Yenbuba.

  • Day 11

    Saundarek

    Wake up at 4h30 for a trekking in the jungle before sunrise, to try to see the Papuan Paradise bird in there habitat, the only time to see them is during sunrise before they go deeper in the forest looking for food. Back to Wisesa you will enjoy a big breakfast. Then we will have a stop at Pasir Timbul a very nice white sand patch ideal for swimming and take nice pictures. After lunch if condition permitting we will have a snorkeling at Cap Kri one of the most famous dive site in Raja Ampat, good also for snorkeling as the shallow here is really reach, so many species of coral and fish. Then Wisesa will anchor for dinner in front of the village of Yenbuba.

The route and dives are always organized according to the weather conditions, the currents and tides.

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24 November 2018 - 4 December 2018
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Included

  • Cruise full-board (3 meals/day + snacks + water/tea/coffee)
  • Dives with a certified guide
  • Diving and Snorkeling gears
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Booking of domestic flights

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  • Flight fares
  • Alcoholic beverages & soft drink