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Sunset at an ocean resort in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia

Indonesia Limited Cross: Flores to Raja Ampat

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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 includes one-of-a-kind excursions, including visits to the intriguing Abui tribe of Flores at Alor, journeys to the multicolored Kelimutu volcano crater lakes in Flores, and explorations of the stunning marine environments of southern/central Raja Ampat and Pulau Koon.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Maumere ( Flores ) | Embark
Day 2 : Pantar & Alor
Day 3 : Wetar ( The Forgotten Islands )
Day 4 : Romang, Nyata, Telang ( The Forgotten Islands )
Day 5 : Damar
Day 6 : Serua Island
Day 7 : Banda Islands & Banda Neira
Day 8 : Pulau Koon & Pulau Gorong
Day 9 : Misool & Wayil
Day 10 : One Thousand Temples
Day 11 : Penemu Islands
Day 12 : Arborek & Mioskon
Day 13 : Sorong Harbour | Disembark

Highlights

  • Trek the active volcanos of Damar
  • Kayak on a lagoon at Terbang Seletan
  • Stroll through history at the Dutch Fort Belgica on Banda Neira
  • Snorkel, swim, kayak and spear-fish in the numerous blue pools

Ship

Aqua Blu

Places Visited

  • Asia
  • Indonesia
  • Alor Island
  • Banda Islands
  • Damar Island
  • Flores Island
  • Lesser Sunda Islands
  • Maluku
  • Maumere
  • Misool
  • Pulau Gorong
  • Raja Ampat
  • Romang Island
  • Serua Island
  • Sorong
  • West Papua
  • Wetar Island

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Sunset at an ocean resort in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia Beautiful wild coast of Raja Ampat, Indonesia Traditional village in Flores, Indonesia Keli Mutu Crater on Flores Island, Indonesia Sorong, Indonesia

Day 1 Maumere ( Flores ) | Embark

Arrive at Maumere to a warm welcome aboard the Aqua Blu. Swimming is ideal in the late afternoon, before enjoying the first sunset on the comforts of the yacht’s deck.

Day 2 Pantar & Alor

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrival in Alor, home to many picturesque fishing villages and surrounded by clear water over vibrant coral reefs that are a diver's and snorkeler's favorite. Centuries-old tradition comes to live in the traditional dance performances by the friendly Abui Tribe. Sail overnight to Wetar.

Day 3 Wetar ( The Forgotten Islands )

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
There is plenty to do and see along this rarely visited rugged coastline of Wetar, which features impressive wall dives to meet sharks, schools of pelagic fishes, majestic manta and mobular rays. Other activities includes fishing and trekking. On this largest island of the Forgotten Islands, experience local life with traditions unchanged for decades.

Day 4 Romang, Nyata, Telang ( The Forgotten Islands )

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Dive around Nyata island in search of hammerhead sharks and rays. Romang and Nyata are not part of a National Park, therefore it is possible to fish here, both on the water and under the surface. Cruise south towards Telang for snorkeling and kayaking adventures. Spot rare silver-tip sharks here.

Day 5 Damar

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship arrives in Damar by day break. Trek the active volcanos of Damar or kayak on a lagoon at Terbang Seletan when tides are favourable. Swim or snorkel next to the dazzling white sandy shore fringed by shallow coral reef at Nusleur.

Day 6 Serua Island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A playground for snorkelers and divers alike, Serua Island showcases an impressive array of reefs, walls and incredible soft coral spots. Big fish and schools of fish thrive around her and there is always to chance of seeing schooling hammerheads.

Day 7 Banda Islands & Banda Neira

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Approach the Banda Islands as the sun rises, greeted by Kora-Kora war canoes as the boat enters the harbor. Stroll through history at the Dutch Fort Belgica on Banda Neira, once the most hotly contested island in the world in the 16th and 17th century, and learn about the colorful story of the Old World spice trade.

Day 8 Pulau Koon & Pulau Gorong

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Snorkel, swim, kayak and spear-fish in the numerous blue pools and over the sparkling coral reefs on the Koon Island, also known as the Marine Superhighway because of its location along a migratory route. Kayak into the narrow waterway entrance in Manawoka of Gorong island to view shallow reefs and deep dropoffs. Set sail to Misool after dinner.

Day 9 Misool & Wayil

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrive Misool at daybreak and discover some of the finest reefs on the planet. Take a easy trek on small sandy coves and land-locked lakes. Snorkel, swim, kayak and spear-fish in the numerous blue pools over the sparkling coral reefs. 

In the afternoon, explore Wayil's secret lagoons and limestone peaks or relax on the tranquil beaches with sunset cocktails.

Day 10 One Thousand Temples

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Arrival at One Thousand Temples group after breakfast. Explore cave systems, mysterious moon jellyfish lakes and embark on unforgettable tender trips through karst island seascapes with the opportunity to discover ancient rock art.

Venture into the inner sanctum of Tomolol Cave, Misool’s famed subterranean experience featuring a river-sized waterway that flows through its massive interior.

Day 11 Penemu Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Explore the mesmerizing terrains and lagoons of the Penumu Islands on a tender. Snorkel at Batu Burung (Melissa’s Garden) before ending the day at a pristine beach where a cocktail party awaits. Dinner onboard while cruising towards Arborek.

Day 12 Arborek & Mioskon

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
A major attraction of Arborek is its convoluted reef complex. At low tide, a lot of it is exposed and it is in these channels that the manta rays like to feed and get cleaned up. The island is also home to welcoming Papuan villagers and offers an opportunity to discover an age-old way of living in Raja Ampat.

The Aqua Blu cruises eastwards towards Sorong during dinner. 

Day 13 Sorong Harbour | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast onboard in Sorong before disembarking for your outbound flight.

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Averaging 12-14 square meters. Located on the Main Deck and on Lower Deck. Featuring twin beds, en-suite bathroom, and porthole windows.
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Category I Suite
Averaging 25-31 square meters. Located on the Bridge Deck or Forecastle Deck. Featuring a King bed, large windows, en-suite bathroom, and interior sofas.

Notes

Single Supplement: 25% in addition to the double rate as posted.

Third Person Rates: 20% discount for a third passenger sleeping on the sofa bed.

Children Discounts: Children under age 12 will receive a 20% discount. A child sleeping on the sofa bed as a third passenger in the room will pay $500 per night.

This trip includes:
  • All meals while on board
  • Premium selected wines and beer, non-alcoholic drink
  • Excursions with knowledgeable local guides
  • Group transfers between vessel on recommended flights
  • Snorkeling equipment and wet suits
  • Scuba diving
  • All available non-motorized water sports
  • Laundry
  • Internet connection (intermittent depends on locations)
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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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