SULAWESI TO RAJA AMPAT

This 60 day trip will start in the Bitung (Mando) area of Northern Sulawesi. The main attraction in this area is the Lembeh strait.Filled with marine life you didn't even know existed.We then head east across the  Molucca sea to  deserted islands of Raja Ampat. With an abundance of marine life, you will be diving alongside 1,350 species of fish, six of the world’s seven marine turtle species, 27 varieties of marine mammal and large populations of both manta ray species.Sailing through such a remote part of the globe truly makes you feel like a modern day explorer!

exploring a place that has been locked in time - filled  with untouched reefs, diverse dive sites and deserted beaches. We start off  by  visiting the Raja Ampat's 4 main islands Salawati, Batanta, Waigeo and Misool

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Start:

01/05/2021

Bitung, (Manado) Sulawesi 

End:

29/06/2021

Sorong, Papua Raja Ampat

Skipper & Dive Instructor:

Hanno Minnaar

Co-Skipper & Dive Instructor:

Nina Konstantin-Hansen

Nautical Miles:

Approximately 485 nmi

TRIP FINANCES

  • Bunk fee is 230 DKK a night.

  • To secure your spot on the trip there is a 2000 DKK deposit fee.

  • To book anything you have to be a member of Amazingtravel. This is a one time fee of 100 DKK

  • All other cost once on board is shared. You can expect a budget of approximately 70-90 DKK a day. This goes to food, diesel, gas and such. This is paid once on the boat. 

  • Flight tickets and any transport to and from the boat is your own responsibility. Make sure to get flexible tickets, as wind and weather can affect a sailing trip. 

DIVING

 

Scuba diving

  • Learn to dive - Open Water course is 4000 DKK.

  • Advanced Open Water course is 2500 DKK.

  • Fun dive is 150 DKK per dive. 

Freediving

  • Intro to freediving is 650 DKK.

  • Learn to freedive - Open Water Freediver is 1600 DKK.

  • Advanced Freediver is 1875 DKK

Dive courses can be booked and paid along with bunk fees. All courses have a 500 DKK PADI fee that need to be paid to the dive instructor onboard. 

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MARINE ENCOUNTERS

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Manta rays

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Turtles

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Healthy Corals

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Macro Life

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Whitetip reef sharks

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Nudibranch

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Blue ringed octopus

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Hairy Frogfish

ACTIVITIES

  • SCUBA diving courses

  • Freediving courses

  • Multiple day sail across the Molucca Sea

  • Island hopping in the Raja Ampat area 

  • Daily Scuba Diving

  • Freediving in crystal clear lagoons 

  • Searching for birds of paradise 

  • Hiking​ and exploring lime stone cliffs 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

  • Flight tickets are not included in the price. When you book a trip, you are responsible for checking start and end destination to book your tickets. It can be a good idea making your flight tickets flexible.

  • You need to have a travel and repatriation insurance, which you need to show the skipper.

  • Make sure your insurance covers diving until 30 meters.

  • Check if you need visas for your specific trip.

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival.