The best of Dampier Strait - Raja Ampat 6 nights
Day 1 Sorong
Our staff will welcome you at the airport and you will start your experience on Aurora. From Jakarta or Makassar, flights usually arrive early in the morning (before 08:00 AM). As soon as all the guests are on board, we will lift the anchor and, if conditions allow, we will have the check-dive in the afternoon.
Day 2 Fam Islands – 2 dives + Trekking
We will arrive early in the morning around Fam islands where we will do 2 dives around Melissa’s Garden. A huge reef with a beautiful coral garden filled with spectacular fish. Wobbegong sharks are one of the highlights here. Sea snakes, pygmy seahorses and huge tridacnaclams can be seen in the shallow waters.
After lunch time, we will do a trek to Piaynemo to see the panoramic and inconic view of Raja Ampat from the highest point of Piaynemo.
Day 3 Yangelo – 3 or 4 dives
Further east, we will around around Gam island where we will do 3 day dives. What to be seen? Black and whitetip reefsharks, Barracuda’s, Cuttle fish, Barramundi, Giant Trevally, Napoleon and much more!
If the conditions allow, we will do a night dive in the area.
Day 4 Arborek - 4 dives
Arriving close to Mansuar, we will do some famous dives to spot manta rays, wobbegong sharks and much more.
Days 5 to 6 Mansuar – 6 dives
We will arrive for the last two days around Mansuar, where we will dive some famous sites, such as "Mioskon," "Blue Magic", "Sardines" and other amazing places. Prone to currents, this area is characterized by untouched corals and all kinds of schools of fish. On the surface, green islands and marvellous white sand beaches will surround us.
On the last day, we will do 2 dives in the area before heading back to Sorong.
Day 7 Goodbye!
After a nice breakfast on board, our Aurora crew will organize your transfer to the airport of Sorong, according to your flight schedules.
Unfortunately our trip will arrive at an end and we have to say goodbye but we hope to see you again on board.
Dates & prices
Departures for English-speaking groups:
|From||To||Price / pers.||Boat||Places||Options||Booking|
|€2,915||Liveaboard Aurora||18 / 18||Book now!|
Departures for French-speaking groups:
No departure for now
Departures for Italian-speaking groups:
No departure for now
Trip code: 87
- Raja Ampat Cruise (Sorong-Sorong) 420 USD
- North Maluku Cruise (Ambon-Sorong) 420 USD
- Banda Sea Cruise (Maumere – Ambon) 420 USD
- Forgotten Islands ( Ambon - Saumlaki) 420 USD
- Alor Cruise (Maumere – Alor – Maumere) 360 USD
- Komodo Cruise (Labuan Bajo/Bali/Bima) 360 USD
- 120 – 91 days prior to cruise departure 30% of the cruise price
- 90 – 60 days prior to cruise departure 50% of the cruise price
- 59 – 0 days prior to cruise departure 100% of the cruise price
- From 180 to 91 days prior departure: 25%
- From 90 to 60 days prior departure: 50%
- Less than 60 days prior departure: 100%
- Snorkel Kit 10 USD / day
- BCD/Regulator/Wetsuit 10 USD / day
- 15L Tanks 10 USD / day
- Diving Computer / Torch 12 USD / day
- Full Gear**, excluding diving computer and torch 25 USD / day
- 1 Tank 5 USD / tank
- 1 diving day (3-4 dives) 12 USD / day
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
- PADI Deep Diver Specialty
- PADI Nitrox Specialty
- Pedagogic Support Staff (CMAS* or OWD) (max 4divers) 8 USD / dive / diver
- Private Guide (upon request in advance) 65 USD / day
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