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Explore the culture of Indonesia
$7,525
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Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Discover local pottery-making
  • Stroll through Dutch Fort Belgica
  • Visit old nutmeg plantations
  • Watch out for wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The focal point of the global spice trade in the 16th and 17th century, this region is endowed with well-preserved European relics alongside vibrant local traditions. Enriched by lava flows from the immense active volcano of Gunung Banda Api, nutrient-rich underwater gardens flourish in a …
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Volcano scenery at sunrise
$11,600
Savings
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Indonesia Limited Cross: Flores to Spice Islands

Flores to Spice Islands - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Snorkel to the reef of Bacatan
  • Visit the fishing villages in Alor
  • Dive around Nyata island
  • Bike through islands on Daweloor
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this opportunity to board Aqua Blu and explore multiple destinations in East Indonesia on a single expedition. Discover lesser-explored treasures of the enchanting region with one-of-a-kind excursions, including visits to the intriguing Abui tribe of Flores at Alor, journeys to the …
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Sunset at an ocean resort in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia
$11,600
Savings
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Indonesia Limited Cross: Raja Ampat to Spice Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Discover mangrove-fringed bays
  • Look for birds in the lush forest
  • Explore hidden lagoons and islets
  • Climb to the top of Mount Pindito
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Aqua Blu offers highly-limited 12-night Limited Cross-Destination Voyages, opening up the opportunity of exploring multiple destinations in East Indonesia on a single expedition and discovering lesser-explored treasures of the enchanting region. The 12-night Limited Cross-Destination Cruises also …
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Dive among amazing corals
$12,800
Savings
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Indonesia Limited Cross: Spice Islands to Flores

13 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Discover local pottery-making
  • Explore bird habitats
  • Visit old nutmeg plantations
  • Snorkel, swim, kayak and spear-fish
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Aqua Blu for a highly-limited 13-day limited cross voyage, which opens up the opportunity of exploring multiple destinations in East Indonesia on a single expedition and discovering lesser-explored treasures of the enchanting region.

This cruise also includes one-of-a-kind excursions, …
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Sealife at Manuar Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
$7,525
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Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Visit a local village and bat cave
  • Wander the coastline of Cape Kri
  • Explore the Pulau Wayag’s islets
  • Tour on a pearl farm in Aljui Bay
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Raja Ampat, with its glittering turquoise waters and natural karst formations, is best known for showcasing the world’s most diverse collection of underwater habitats and marine species. On land, uncover hidden lagoons, coves, and beaches, as well as forests that shelter rare bird species, …
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A pair of dragons on Komodo Island
$7,700
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Komodo National Park Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Blu
  • Experience Pink Beach
  • Observe Komodo dragons
  • Enjoy the view of Sangeang volcano
  • Encounter friendly whale sharks
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail between Bali and Labuan Bajo, and enjoy this voyage to see the best of the Nusa Tenggara archipelago. Stop at Moyo Island and the iconic Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its native population of Komodo Dragons and the volcanic-sculpted Pink Beach as well as …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Oct 0313Indonesia Limited Cross: Flores to Spice Islands
Oct 178Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 248Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 318Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 078Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 148Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 218Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 2813Indonesia Limited Cross: Raja Ampat to Spice Islands
Dec 128Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 198Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 268Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jan 028Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 098Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 168Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 238Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 308Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Feb 068Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Feb 138Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Feb 2013Indonesia Limited Cross: Raja Ampat to Spice Islands
Mar 0613Indonesia Limited Cross: Spice Islands to Flores
Apr 248Komodo National Park Cruise
May 018Komodo National Park Cruise
May 088Komodo National Park Cruise
May 158Komodo National Park Cruise
May 228Komodo National Park Cruise
May 298Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 058Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 128Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 198Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 268Komodo National Park Cruise
Oct 0213Indonesia Limited Cross: Flores to Spice Islands
Oct 168Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 238Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 308Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 068Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 138Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 208Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Dec 118Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 188Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 258Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 018Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 088Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 158Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Jan 228Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Feb 058Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Feb 128Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Apr 308Komodo National Park Cruise
May 078Komodo National Park Cruise
May 148Komodo National Park Cruise
May 218Komodo National Park Cruise
May 288Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 048Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 118Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 188Komodo National Park Cruise
Jun 258Komodo National Park Cruise
Jul 028Komodo National Park Cruise
Jul 098Komodo National Park Cruise
Jul 168Komodo National Park Cruise
Jul 238Komodo National Park Cruise
Jul 308Komodo National Park Cruise
Aug 068Komodo National Park Cruise
Aug 138Komodo National Park Cruise
Aug 208Komodo National Park Cruise
Aug 278Komodo National Park Cruise
Sep 038Komodo National Park Cruise
Sep 108Komodo National Park Cruise
Sep 178Komodo National Park Cruise
Oct 088Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 158Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 228Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Oct 298Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 058Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 128Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Nov 198Indonesia Ambon and Spice Islands Cruise
Dec 108Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 178Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 248Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
Dec 318Indonesia Raja Ampat Cruise
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Max Passengers: 30
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Presenting a brand-new cruise experience in the pristine East Indonesian Archipelago, Aqua Blu is a long-range explorer yacht sailing the region’s most prized destinations on unforgettable 7- and 12-night itineraries.

With a grand legacy as the former British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle and later as the private yacht of a European aristocratic family, Aqua Blu is a compelling maritime statement. A 2019 refurbishment overseen by Dutch yacht design maestro Cor D. Rover brings the vessel to world-class cruising specifications. Guests can expect to embrace a distinguished sense of history and seafaring evolution when they set foot on this one-of-a-kind cruise ship.

Inside the four-deck, 15-suite Aqua Blu, Cor has tastefully paired a brass-and-ivory interior theme with generous and inviting indoor and outdoor social spaces, including a sun deck.

Faster, further, greater safety and comfort — Aqua Blu’s naval pedigree makes it the perfect candidate to navigate East Indonesia’s vast seas. Having attained the highest international classifications (RINA, SOLAS, ISM) in safety, the vessel is additionally equipped with Quantum Zero Speed stabilizers for optimal comfort at rest or while sailing.

On-Board Living and Social Areas:
Sun Deck with Outdoor Seating, Lounge Sofa, and Barbecue
Bridge Deck with Jacuzzi, Outdoor Lounge Area, Spa and Gym
Forecastle Deck with Outdoor Dining and Seating Area, Indoor Lounge Bar, Library and TV Room
Main Deck with Outdoor Seating, Salon and Dining Room

Sun Deck
The iconic sun deck of Aqua Blu is the perfect setting for sunset cocktails and barbecues as well as evening gatherings under the stars, with a wraparound lounge sofa and outdoor seating.

Bridge Deck
The bridge deck features key amenities such as the outdoor jacuzzi and lounge beds, as well as an indoor spa and gym.

Forecastle Deck
An ideal place for a retreat any time of day, the forecastle deck features the Sky Lounge Bar, ideal for kicking back with a cocktail or your drink of choice, as well as a cozy library and TV room. Meals may be served in the spacious alfresco dining and seating area. 

Main Deck
The main deck welcomes all embarking guests and also features Aqua Blu’s dining room and salon. 

Aqua Blu Crew
25 members, including a cruise director, dive instructor and 4 English-speaking guides.

Ship Specifications:
Year Built: 1968 as British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle
Years Converted: 2006
Year Refurbished: 2019
Year Operational: 2019 (Inaugural voyage November 2019)
Cabins: 15 suites across 4 decks in 3 different suite categories
Vessel’s Registry: Indonesia
Type of Vessel: Ocean-sea Expedition Yacht
Length: 198 feet / 60 meters
Beam: 37’ 05” / 11.4 meters
Draft: 13 feet / 4.2 meters
Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
Electricity: 220V and 110V
Engines: 4 x 660hp Lister Blackstone
Generators: 2 x Volvo Penta 225kW, 1 x Volvo Penta 80kW (backup)
Stabilizers: Quantum Zero Speed
Safety: ISM Compliant/RINA Class/SOLAS Certified
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Aqua Blu Cabin
Category III Suite
Averaging 12-14 square meters. Located on the Main Deck and Lower Deck. Featuring twin beds, en-suite bathroom, and porthole windows.
Aqua Blu Cabin
Category II Suite
Averaging 22-31 square meters. Located on the Bridge Deck, Main Deck and Forecastle Deck. Featuring a King bed or twin beds, oval or porthole windows, lounge area in selected suites, en-suite bathroom, and interior sofas.
Aqua Blu Cabin
Category I Suite
Averaging 25-31 square meters. Located on the Bridge Deck, Forecastle Deck, Main Deck or Lower Deck. Featuring a King bed, large windows, en-suite bathroom, and interior sofas.
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Aqua Blu Deck Plan
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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These special offers are applicable only to new bookings.
Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
For new bookings made until December 31, 2020, the reservation may be postponed without administration fees. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for more details. 
2020 : Aug 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; Sep 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; Oct 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31; Nov 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; Dec 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
Early Bird Savings - Book until June 30, 2021 and save 20% per person. Limited availability only. For new bookings after August 5, 2020. Contact us for details.
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