RAJA AMPAT TO TIMOR-LESTE

On this 30 day trip we sail from the incredible Raja Ampat to Dili, Timor Leste with a stop at Ambon and a multiple day sail across the Banda Sea. During the last leg of the adventure, we pass through the Ombar - Wetar straight. This piece of water is known as Marine Mammal Super Highway. With high chances of seeing dolphins and larger mammals such as the elusive Sperm - and Blue whale. This trip will consist of a large chunk of blue water sailing. A perfect opportunity to keep our eyes out for whales! 

Start:

01/11/2021

Sorong, Papua Raja Ampat

End:

30/11/2021

Dili, Timor-Leste

Skipper & Dive Instructor:

Hanno Minnaar

Co-Skipper & Dive Instructor:

Nina Konstantin-Hansen

Nautical Miles:

Approximately 760 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. 

MARINE ENCOUNTERS

Sperm & pilot whales

Dolphins

Mangrove species

Hammerhead sharks

Healthy coral reefs

Dugongs

Schooling barracuda

Macro life

ACTIVITIES

  • SCUBA diving courses

  • Freediving courses

  • Whale watching

  • Scuba diving the most biodiverse reef in the world

  • Freediving on pristine coral reefs 

  • Exploring mangrove forests 

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.

Still have any questions about jumping onboard?

Feel free to contact us for a Q&A video chat! 

Freediving 

Freediving